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  1. Brahman
  2. Vishnu
  3. Mahabharata
  4. Harappan
  5. Raja
  1. a In Hinduism he was the Universal Soul, and in the trinity of gods in Hinduism he was the Creator
  2. b A civilization that based itself on the Indus River
  3. c A Hindu god who, in the trinity of gods, is the Preserver
  4. d One of the two Sanskrit epics of Ancient India. It is the longest epic poem in the world. It is translated as "Great India" and is primarily about wars.
  5. e The title given in India to a king or prince

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. In Hinduism, it is seen as the liberation of the soul from the body
  2. The priestly caste who led ceremonies
  3. A Hindu epic written in Sanskrit that describes the adventures of the king Rama and his queen
  4. An extreme aesthetic who founded the religion Jainism and thought of several Hindu concepts, such as karma, in a very concrete way
  5. A religion that was started by Siddhartha Gautama, whose purpose was to stop suffering

5 True/False questions

  1. Mohenjo-DaroStrong winds that change with the seasons. These symbolize the great god Indra.


  2. Rock ChambersThe name of the group of people in the caste system that were the outcasts of society; were not considered part of Indian society or the caste system, also called pariahs


  3. ArjunaA warrior who felt discouraged when going into battle and took advice from his chariot driver without knowing that he was Krishna, an incarnation of the Indian deity Vishnu


  4. BodhisattvaMeans wisdom; this is achieved when worldly matters are abandoned, and is the source of the term Buddhism. This is a key step on the way to nirvana


  5. KshatriyaThe warrior caste