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  1. sudras
  2. reincarnation
  3. Shiva
  4. stupa
  5. Aryans
  1. a a dome-shaped structure that serves as a Buddhist shrine
  2. b caste that made up most of the Indian population; most were peasants and manual laborers; they had limited rights in society
  3. c in Hinduism, the belief that soul is reborn in various forms
  4. d an Indo-European people who, about 1500 B.C., began to migrate into the Indian subcontinent
  5. e an important Hindu deity who in the trinity of gods was the Destroyer

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a lifelong social group/class into which into which a Hindu is born
  2. Eight steps to end suffering according to Buddhist tradition.
  3. 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.
  4. a state of perfect wisdom in which one understands basic truths about the universe
  5. A Hindu god considered the Preserver of the world

5 True/False questions

  1. samsarathe Hindu cycle of death and rebirth


  2. subsistence farminga large and distinctive landmass that is a distinct part of some continent


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


  4. meditationA strong wind that brings heavy rain to southern Asia in the summer


  5. brahminsPriests and scholars in the Indian caste system