Do You Know About Ancient India Quiz?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A regional version of a language with its own words, expressions, and pronunciations
    • A. 

      Dialect

    • B. 

      Slang

    • C. 

      Decipher

    • D. 

      Caste

  • 2. 
    A large landmass that is smaller than a continent
    • A. 

      Monsoon

    • B. 

      River

    • C. 

      Subcontinent

    • D. 

      Island

  • 3. 
    A seasonal wind that dominates the climate of South Asia
    • A. 

      Hurricane

    • B. 

      Tornado

    • C. 

      Monsoon

    • D. 

      Thunderstorm

  • 4. 
    The Aryan division of four social classes
    • A. 

      Varna

    • B. 

      Rajas

    • C. 

      Vedas

    • D. 

      Dialects

  • 5. 
    To determine the meaning of something
    • A. 

      Dialect

    • B. 

      Retract

    • C. 

      Decipher

    • D. 

      Compute

  • 6. 
    South Asia is a large peninsula shaped like a
    • A. 

      Square

    • B. 

      Triangle

    • C. 

      Circle

    • D. 

      Rectangle

  • 7. 
    Mount Everest is found in this mountain range
    • A. 

      Himalayas

    • B. 

      Rockies

    • C. 

      Hindu Kush

    • D. 

      Applachians

  • 8. 
    The most holy river in India, which is adorned with temples
    • A. 

      Indus

    • B. 

      Mississippi

    • C. 

      Ganges

    • D. 

      Lehigh

  • 9. 
    The world's largest early civilization
    • A. 

      Egyptian

    • B. 

      Roman

    • C. 

      Sumerian

    • D. 

      Indus Valley

  • 10. 
    People of the Indus Valley traded with people from this area
    • A. 

      Middle East

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      America

    • D. 

      China

  • 11. 
    Scholars of the Indus Valley have been unable to decipher the meaning of these
    • A. 

      Statues

    • B. 

      Documents

    • C. 

      Carved Seals

    • D. 

      Text Books

  • 12. 
    The nomadic, warlike people who invaded the Indus Valley were
    • A. 

      Indians

    • B. 

      Aryans

    • C. 

      Africans

    • D. 

      Armenians

  • 13. 
    Aryan holy texts that contained religious traditions were called the
    • A. 

      Vedas

    • B. 

      Varnas

    • C. 

      Bibles

    • D. 

      Korans

  • 14. 
    The Aryans measured their wealth using
    • A. 

      Money

    • B. 

      Chickens

    • C. 

      Gold

    • D. 

      Cattle

  • 15. 
    The people of the Indus Valley domesticated the
    • A. 

      Dog

    • B. 

      Cat

    • C. 

      Chicken

    • D. 

      Goat

  • 16. 
    The second lowest caste made up of merchants
    • A. 

      Kshatriya

    • B. 

      Shudra

    • C. 

      Brahman

    • D. 

      Vaishya

  • 17. 
    The second highest caste made up of warriors and landowners
    • A. 

      Kshatriya

    • B. 

      Shudra

    • C. 

      Brahman

    • D. 

      Vaishya

  • 18. 
    List one possible reason for the decline of the Indus Valley Civilization:
  • 19. 
    What caste level did you research? What jobs did you perform?
  • 20. 
    Describe karma in your own words:
  • 21. 
    Describe reincarnation in your own words:
  • 22. 
    Describe the SIddhartha story in your own words:
  • 23. 
    One of the reasons why the cow became sacred in Indian culture was because at one time it was how the people of the culture measured their wealth. In America, we measure our wealth in terms of money. Do you think people from other cultures think that the dollar is sacred to Americans? List some examples of how Americans do or do not treat money as sacred to back up your answer.