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5 Matching questions

  1. brahmins
  2. Aryans
  3. Sanskrit
  4. Chandragupta Maurya
  5. Buddha
  1. a A name, meaning the "enlightened one", used for Siddhartha Gautama.
  2. b Priests and scholars in the Indian caste system
  3. c The sacred language of ancient India; came originally from the Aryans.
  4. d the founder of the Maurya Empire, brought together most of the Indian subcontinent. Considered the first unifier of India and the first genuine emperor of India.
  5. e an Indo-European people who, about 1500 B.C., began to migrate into the Indian subcontinent

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. in Hinduism, the belief that soul is reborn in various forms
  2. caste that made up most of the Indian population; most were peasants and manual laborers; they had limited rights in society
  3. Eight steps to end suffering according to Buddhist tradition.
  4. As taught by the Buddha, the four basic beliefs that form the foundation of Buddhism.
  5. A strong wind that brings heavy rain to southern Asia in the summer

5 True/False questions

  1. meditationpractice of quiet reflection to clear the mind and find inner peace


  2. rajaha lifelong social group/class into which into which a Hindu is born


  3. The Vedas and The Epicspractice of quiet reflection to clear the mind and find inner peace


  4. subcontinenta large and distinctive landmass that is a distinct part of some continent


  5. samsarathe Hindu cycle of death and rebirth