Learn About Ancient India Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What modern day country is the Indus River located in?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Pakistan

    • D. 

      Nepal

  • 2. 
    A citadel protects from enemies and...
    • A. 

      Disease

    • B. 

      Floodwater

    • C. 

      Friends

    • D. 

      Gods&Goddesses

  • 3. 
    What symbolizes ownership and marked belongings?
    • A. 

      Animals

    • B. 

      Sanskrit

    • C. 

      Pictographs

    • D. 

      Stone Seals

  • 4. 
    Who migrated to India?
    • A. 

      Aryans

    • B. 

      Warriors

    • C. 

      Farmers

    • D. 

      Cattle

  • 5. 
    What river is considered to be sacred in India?
    • A. 

      Indus

    • B. 

      Tigris

    • C. 

      Nile

    • D. 

      Ganges

  • 6. 
    Mt. Everest is the highest peak in what mountain range?
    • A. 

      Himalayas

    • B. 

      Hindu Kush

    • C. 

      Rockies

    • D. 

      Andes

  • 7. 
    What is the fertile region that surrounds the Indus River?
    • A. 

      Deccan Plateau

    • B. 

      Indus Plain

    • C. 

      Delta

    • D. 

      Sri Lanka

  • 8. 
    What stands for "noble ones" in Sanskrit?
    • A. 

      Migrate

    • B. 

      Mohenjo-Daro

    • C. 

      Harappa

    • D. 

      Aryans

  • 9. 
    What was the ancient Indian language?
    • A. 

      Cuneiform

    • B. 

      Latin

    • C. 

      Sanskrit

    • D. 

      Aryan

  • 10. 
    What does "Mound of the Dead" in Sanskrit stand for?
    • A. 

      Harappa

    • B. 

      Mohenjo-Daro

    • C. 

      Citadel

    • D. 

      Himalayas

  • 11. 
    What may have happened to the cities of Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro that left them abandoned?
    • A. 

      Volcano

    • B. 

      Hurricane

    • C. 

      Earthquake

    • D. 

      Tornado

  • 12. 
    Besides Sanskrit, what else did the Aryans bring to India?
    • A. 

      Religion

    • B. 

      Gold

    • C. 

      Cattle

    • D. 

      Grain

  • 13. 
    What was the new technology of Mohenjo-Daro & Harappa?
    • A. 

      Sewer System

    • B. 

      Grain surplus

    • C. 

      Stone Seals

    • D. 

      Taxes

  • 14. 
    What did government collect as taxes in the twin cities?
    • A. 

      Gold

    • B. 

      Grain

    • C. 

      Stone Seals

    • D. 

      Cattle

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