Ancient India Test 10/23/12

89 Questions | Total Attempts: 24

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Ancient India Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The Aryans were a Indo European, nomadic, tribe/warlike people
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The Harappans were a settled, agricultural people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    ____________is the taking of an idea, philosphy, religion, culture, etc..and merging it with another to form a new philosophy..etc.
  • 4. 
    Romance languages
    • A. 

      English

    • B. 

      Portegese

    • C. 

      Greek

    • D. 

      Spanish

    • E. 

      French

    • F. 

      German

    • G. 

      Romanian

    • H. 

      Italian

  • 5. 
    What was good farm land? (Hint*** in southern russia)
  • 6. 
    ___________ was created through the syncretism of the harappans/aryans
  • 7. 
    Most ancient religious literature of aryans?
    • A. 

      Vedas

    • B. 

      Rig Vedas

    • C. 

      Varnas

    • D. 

      Sudra

  • 8. 
    The oldest/most important collection of vedas
    • A. 

      Vedas

    • B. 

      Varna

    • C. 

      Rig Veda

    • D. 

      Sudra

  • 9. 
    There are __________ collections of vedas
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      4

  • 10. 
    3 social classes (hindusim)
    • A. 

      Sudras

    • B. 

      Priests

    • C. 

      Warriors

    • D. 

      Aryans

    • E. 

      Common people

  • 11. 
    In hinduism, __________ kept the universe going
  • 12. 
    Hinduism does not revolve around a savior
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    In _________ it is believed that an abrupt boom created all creatures
  • 14. 
    A kalpa is a short ammount of time
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The _________ is the superior being/creator of universe
  • 16. 
    The creator god (hinduism)
    • A. 

      Shiva

    • B. 

      Brahma

    • C. 

      Vishnu

    • D. 

      Ganesha

  • 17. 
    The destroyer god (hinduism)
    • A. 

      Shivu

    • B. 

      Brahma

    • C. 

      Vishnu

    • D. 

      Ganesha

  • 18. 
    The preserver god (hinduism)
    • A. 

      Shivu

    • B. 

      Brahma

    • C. 

      Vishnu

    • D. 

      Hanuman

  • 19. 
    Elephant god (hinduism)
    • A. 

      Ganesha

    • B. 

      Hanuman

    • C. 

      Shivu

    • D. 

      Vishnu

  • 20. 
    Monkey god (hinduism)
    • A. 

      Ganesha

    • B. 

      Hanuman

    • C. 

      Shivu

    • D. 

      Vishnu

  • 21. 
    There are _________ varnas (hinduism)
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      1

  • 22. 
    The _________ has the strictest rules; avoid dirt/meat
    • A. 

      Kshatriya

    • B. 

      Brahman

    • C. 

      Vaisha

    • D. 

      Sudra

  • 23. 
    This varna has to defend society.
    • A. 

      Kshatriya

    • B. 

      Brahman

    • C. 

      Vaisha

    • D. 

      Sudra

  • 24. 
    This varna has to serve the members of the twice born caste
    • A. 

      Kshatriya

    • B. 

      Brahman

    • C. 

      Vaisha

    • D. 

      Sudra

  • 25. 
    This varna has to do the agricultre/cattle raising
    • A. 

      Kshatriya

    • B. 

      Brahman

    • C. 

      Vaisha

    • D. 

      Sudra

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