Let's Know About Ancient India

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Ancient India Quizzes & Trivia

Most people believe that Hinduism was formed by a mix of Indian cultures and there is no specific founder of Hinduism. Generally Hinduism is viewed as a religion of peace. What have you learnt about the birth of the Hindu religion so far? Take up the quiz and check if you have a deep understanding of it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of tWhich of the following best describes the relationship between the Vedic texts and the Vedas?
    • A. 

      Vedic texts were a collection of thoughts about the Vedas

    • B. 

      Vedic texts contained the same sacred hymns as the Vedas

    • C. 

      The Vedas were based on the teachings in the Vedic texts

    • D. 

      The Vedas described how Aryans should use the Vedic texts.

  • 2. 
    Compare the Sudras to the Kshatriyas. Which of the following best describes how they were different?
    • A. 

      The Sudras were rulers while the Kshatriyas were servants.

    • B. 

      The Sudras were servants while the Kshatriyas were warriors

    • C. 

      The Sudras were priests while the Kshatriyas were traders.

    • D. 

      The Sudras were farmers while the Kshatriyas were workers.

  • 3. 
    Hindus b     Hindus believe that all of their gods are part of a universal spirit called
    • A. 

      Gupta.

    • B. 

      Siva.

    • C. 

      Brahman.

    • D. 

      Vishnu.

  • 4. 
    According    According to Hinduism, people are reborn into new physical forms. The form one is born into depends on one’s
    • A. 

      Moksha.

    • B. 

      Karma.

    • C. 

      Dharma.

    • D. 

      Sutra.

  • 5. 
    HinduHi        Hinduism taught that women were inferior to men. What inference can you make about Hinduism from this fact?
    • A. 

      Hinduism was probably a religion created by men.

    • B. 

      Hinduism was the same as the Aryan caste system.

    • C. 

      The creators of Hinduism were probably women

    • D. 

      The sacred texts of Hinduism were authored by women.

  • 6. 
    Hindus believe that a person’s ultimate goal should be to reunite the soul with the universal spirit. Which of the following daily actions might a Hindu take to move toward this goal?
    • A. 

      Learn how to have compassion for lower castes

    • B. 

      Practice seeing through the illusion of the world

    • C. 

      Enter into the process of rebirth and reincarnation

    • D. 

      Recognize that the atman contains one’s personality

  • 7. 
    In Aryan society, which of the following was of highest importance in regard to the caste system?
    • A. 

      Moving to a higher level of the caste system

    • B. 

      Interacting with people of different castes

    • C. 

      Following the strict rules of the caste system

    • D. 

      Helping people from lower castes to rise up