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  1. Sanskrit
  2. dharma
  3. Chandragupta Maurya
  4. guru
  5. Four Noble Truths
  1. a a Hindu or Buddhist religious leader and spiritual teacher
  2. b the moral law combined with spiritual discipline that guides one's life; the order of the universe
  3. c As taught by the Buddha, the four basic beliefs that form the foundation of Buddhism.
  4. d The sacred language of ancient India; came originally from the Aryans.
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. a state of perfect wisdom in which one understands basic truths about the universe
  2. Chandragupta's grandson; gained control of all but India's southern tip; He converted to Buddhism and broadcast his precepts on inscribed stones and pillars
  3. a dome-shaped structure that serves as a Buddhist shrine
  4. A name, meaning the "enlightened one", used for Siddhartha Gautama.
  5. A Hindu god considered the Preserver of the world

5 True/False questions

  1. Shivaan important Hindu deity who in the trinity of gods was the Destroyer

          

  2. karmathe moral law combined with spiritual discipline that guides one's life; the order of the universe

          

  3. untouchablescaste that made up most of the Indian population; most were peasants and manual laborers; they had limited rights in society

          

  4. nirvanaThe Buddhist belief of the extinction of desire and individual consciousness, also spiritual enlightenment

          

  5. brahminsPriests and scholars in the Indian caste system