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5 Matching questions

  1. Silk Roads
  2. Vishnu
  3. Brahma
  4. Mauryan Empire
  5. Monopoly
  1. a Exclusive control or possession of something
  2. b A Hindu god considered the creator of the world.
  3. c The first state to unify most of the Indian subcontinent. It was founded by Chandragupta Maurya in 324 B.C.E. and survived until 184 B.C.E. From its capital at Pataliputra in the Ganges Valley it grew wealthy from taxes. (184)
  4. d A Hindu god considered the preserver of the world
  5. e A system of ancient caravan routes across Central Asia, along which traders carried silk and other trade goods.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The Dravidian language spoken since prehistoric times by the Tamil people in southern India and Sri Lanka
  2. one of India's greatest writers. Might have been court poet for Chandra Gupta II. Famous play - Shakuntala - girl who falls in love w/ and marries a King.
  3. Mounded stone structures built over holy relics
  4. Acceptance of religious differences
  5. Relating to a society in which men hold the greatest legal and moral authority

5 True/False questions

  1. Civil ServiceGovernment workers; 18 ranks of jobs

          

  2. AsokaGrandson of Chandragupta; most honored emperor for his commitment to spreading peace and prosperity to all; was Buddhist but accepted other religions; decline came after his death

          

  3. Gupta EmpireGolden Age of India; ruled through central government but allowed village power; restored Hinduism

          

  4. Mahayanaone of India's greatest writers. Might have been court poet for Chandra Gupta II. Famous play - Shakuntala - girl who falls in love w/ and marries a King.

          

  5. Han Dynastyone of India's greatest writers. Might have been court poet for Chandra Gupta II. Famous play - Shakuntala - girl who falls in love w/ and marries a King.

          

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