Ch 6 Quiz

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Ch 6 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What does  Buddha mean? 
    • A. 

      The enlightened one

    • B. 

      The most knowledgable

    • C. 

      The king

    • D. 

      The most revered one

  • 2. 
    The holy text that led to Hinduism that holds a colletion of hymns is known as
    • A. 

      Quran

    • B. 

      Vedas

    • C. 

      The testament

    • D. 

      Upanishads

  • 3. 
    According to Buddha, what is the source of all of human suffering?
    • A. 

      Gods predestination of your life

    • B. 

      The fact that you cannot move out of your social class

    • C. 

      Life is suffering and suffering is caused by desire

    • D. 

      The sins of humans

  • 4. 
    What was one of the major mathamatical advancements in the Gupta period?
    • A. 

      Pythagoras theory of triangles

    • B. 

      Numbers over 1 million were discovered

    • C. 

      Arabic numerals

    • D. 

      Concept of zero

  • 5. 
    What made it possible for Ancient India to grow three crops a year in some places?
    • A. 

      Fertile soil

    • B. 

      Monsoon rain

    • C. 

      Flooding of rivers

    • D. 

      Better farming techniques

  • 6. 
    The status of women declined in the Gupta period
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Theravada Buddhism sticks close to the original ideas of Buddha
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The Aryan Indo Europeans began to use their lighter skin as a reason for class structure
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The southeast Asians were great navigators with great skill  in using the natural world as a  guide
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The founder of the Mauryan Empire was Ashoka
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    THis Mauryan leader converted to Buddhism because he was horrified by the violence of his early conquests
    • A. 

      Moksha

    • B. 

      Dharma

    • C. 

      Ashoka

    • D. 

      Chandragupta

  • 12. 
    A good description of the Gupta empire was that
    • A. 

      It was a highly religious state

    • B. 

      It was a "theatre state"

    • C. 

      It was an empire of equality and tolerance

    • D. 

      It was a difficult time for Ancient India

  • 13. 
    HInduism began in East Asia but spread to India later
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The ultimate goal of Buddhism is an escape from the cycle of reincarnation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Funan was an early crossroads of trade in SE Asia
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Despite political fragmentation after the fall of the Mauryan Empire, great cultural and economic feats were accomplished in this period
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False