History 2

30 Questions
History 2

History of asia

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  • 1. 
    Who was the leader of the All Muslim League prior to the granting of independence to both India and Pakistan in 1947?
    • A. 

      Mohandas Gandhi

    • B. 

      Guru Nanak

    • C. 

      Jawaharlal Nehru

    • D. 

      Ali Jinnah

  • 2. 
    Features of both Hinduism and Buddhism
    • A. 

      Belief in karma and samsara

    • B. 

      Cow as sacred

    • C. 

      Meditation and yoga

  • 3. 
    Asoka
    • A. 

      Helped spread Buddhism by forcing all of his subjects to convert to the faith

    • B. 

      Helped spread Buddhism by sending missionaries throughout India and erected stone pillars with Buddhist inscriptions

    • C. 

      Prevented the spread of Buddhism by refusing to allow people to practice the faith

    • D. 

      Prevented the spread of Buddhism by being a negative example of how the faith should be practiced

  • 4. 
    The Upanishads
    • A. 

      Are a religious sect that completely rejected anything having material value

    • B. 

      Are the collection of sermons preached by Siddhartha Gautama explaining the basics of Buddhism

    • C. 

      Are a set of commentaries on the Vedas compiled in the sixth century BCE

    • D. 

      Are the rock pillars created by Chandragupta Maurya to spread Hinduism

  • 5. 
    What  was Gandhi's religion?
    • A. 

      Muslim

    • B. 

      Hindu

    • C. 

      Sikh

    • D. 

      Christian

  • 6. 
    What is the name of the Hindu God with an elephant's head?
    • A. 

      Vishnu

    • B. 

      Krishna

    • C. 

      Ganesh

    • D. 

      Shiva

  • 7. 
    Confucianism is a philosophical system that has influenced Chinese culture since its establishment in 6th century BCE by Confucius.  What fundamental principle defines this religious based philosophy compared to other religions in the region?
    • A. 

      The way of the Kami.

    • B. 

      Emphasis on Nature.

    • C. 

      You must attain Enlightenment in order to achieve Nirvana.

    • D. 

      Emphasis on society.

    • E. 

      There is only one God.

  • 8. 
    The most famous sun goddess in Shintoism
    • A. 

      Ra

    • B. 

      Amaterasu

    • C. 

      Apollo

  • 9. 
    When were the first trading points established in India by the British? 
    • A. 

      15th century

    • B. 

      16th century

    • C. 

      17th century

    • D. 

      18th century

    • E. 

      19th century

  • 10. 
     What happened in May 1857?
    • A. 

      Foundation of the national Indian congress

    • B. 

      The rail line was built

    • C. 

      Mahatma Gandhi was born

    • D. 

      Indian rebels started to fight against British occupants

  • 11. 
    What was buried with the first Emperor to protect him in the after life?
    • A. 

      Woks

    • B. 

      Ricksha

    • C. 

      Terra Cotta Soldiers

  • 12. 
    The first ruler of the Maurya Dynasty was
    • A. 

      Ashoka

    • B. 

      Alexander the Great.

    • C. 

      Siddartha Gautama

    • D. 

      Chandragupta

    • E. 

      Muhammad

  • 13. 
    The Indian caste system functioned as a political institution by
    • A. 

      Enforcing rules about social behavior.

    • B. 

      Creating a widespread interest in constitutional issues.

    • C. 

      Promoting a belief in individual rights.

    • D. 

      Unifying the subcontinent under a single government.

    • E. 

      Equalizing all the former social classes.

  • 14. 
    Feudal Japan was divided among loyal clan families headed by a Lord called:
    • A. 

      Daimyo

    • B. 

      Shogun

    • C. 

      Ronin

  • 15. 
    In ancient Japan the emperor was seen as:
    • A. 

      The descendant of the sun goddess Amaterasu

    • B. 

      Ruling by a mandate from heaven

    • C. 

      The Barbarian conquering general

  • 16. 
    The country of Israel was created from the land that used to be known as _____________
    • A. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • B. 

      Egypt

    • C. 

      Palestine

  • 17. 
    Judaism is the first major religion to believe in __________________
    • A. 

      Monotheism

    • B. 

      Polytheism

    • C. 

      The Sun God

  • 18. 
    What word means submission to God
  • 19. 
    What is Jihad
    • A. 

      To make an effort

    • B. 

      To pray 5 times a day

    • C. 

      Holy war

    • D. 

      To struggle

  • 20. 
    What are the causes of the Iran-Iraq War?
  • 21. 
    What are the similarities between the Abrahamic religions?
  • 22. 
    What are the similarities between the Abrahamic religions?
  • 23. 
    What is Zionism?
  • 24. 
    What are the functions of a calioph in Islam?
  • 25. 
    Is the ayurveda still relevant today?
  • 26. 
    What is the true essence of the system calkled mandated territories?
  • 27. 
    What is the downside of the caste system?
  • 28. 
    What organizations helped in the development of propagation of the Arab nationalism?
  • 29. 
    Wdy did the Haraappa and Mohendo Daro civilizations end?
  • 30. 
    Whose poosition is more justified in the Arab-Israeli War?