Ancient India: Who Am I?

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  • 1. 
    After seeing an old man, a sick man, a dead man, and a monk, I left my life as a prince to search out the cause of all human suffering.  
    • A. 

      Siddhartha Gautama

    • B. 

      Gilgamesh

    • C. 

      Hammurabi

    • D. 

      Moses

  • 2. 
    I later became known as "the enlightened one."
    • A. 

      Moses

    • B. 

      Siddhartha Gautama

    • C. 

      Abraham

    • D. 

      Ra

  • 3. 
    I am the Remover of Obstacles! (Even though it was I who got in the way of my father's visit to my mother.  Then whack! No more head!)
    • A. 

      Gilgamesh

    • B. 

      Ganesha

    • C. 

      Shamash

    • D. 

      Father Anu

  • 4. 
    I am the Goddess of Knowledge and the Arts.  I left my husband, Brahma, because he kept sprouting heads to keep an eye on me.  Creepy!
    • A. 

      Lakshmi

    • B. 

      Sarasvati

    • C. 

      Ishtar

    • D. 

      Isis

  • 5. 
    The Goddess of Wealth and Happiness, I was at the bottom of the Ocean of Milk, which explains my milky complexion.  I am a loving wife.  You will often see my rubbing my husband's feet.  
    • A. 

      Lakshmi

    • B. 

      Sarasvati

    • C. 

      Ishtar

    • D. 

      Isis

  • 6. 
    I ruled my empire well.  I set up a system of imperial administration so that the empire would continue to run effectively even after my death!
    • A. 

      Chandragupta Maurya

    • B. 

      Hammurabi

    • C. 

      Siddartha Gautama

    • D. 

      Sargon

  • 7. 
    I sought out how to end suffering.
    • A. 

      Hammurabi

    • B. 

      Gilgamesh

    • C. 

      Siddhartha Gautama

    • D. 

      Enkidu

  • 8. 
    During my rule, the arts and sciences flourished.  It was the Golden Age of India!
    • A. 

      Chandragupta Maurya

    • B. 

      Ashoka

    • C. 

      Chandragupta I

    • D. 

      Chandragupta II

  • 9. 
    I united the Indian subcontinent, using the conquering techniques of Alexander the Great as my model.
    • A. 

      Chandragupta Maurya

    • B. 

      Ashoka

    • C. 

      Chandragupta I

    • D. 

      Chandragupta II

  • 10. 
    I began my rule as my father and grandfather had – by being harsh.  After a bloody invasion, I changed my ways and turned against violence.  
    • A. 

      Chandragupta Maurya

    • B. 

      Siddhartha Guatama

    • C. 

      Ashoka

    • D. 

      Chandragupta i

  • 11. 
    I  believed that government was the science of punishment!
    • A. 

      Chandragupta Maurya

    • B. 

      Chandragupta II

    • C. 

      Ayabatha

    • D. 

      Budha

  • 12. 
    I spread Buddhism throughout India and placed pillars detailing the correct way to live throughout the empire.
    • A. 

      Chandragupta Maurya

    • B. 

      Siddhartha Guatama

    • C. 

      Ashoka

    • D. 

      Chandragupta i

  • 13. 
    I am the the creator!
    • A. 

      Brahman

    • B. 

      Vishnu

    • C. 

      Sarasvati

    • D. 

      Ganesha

  • 14. 
    I am the the destroyer!
    • A. 

      Brahman

    • B. 

      Vishnu

    • C. 

      Shiva

    • D. 

      Ganesha

  • 15. 
    I am the the preserver!
    • A. 

      Brahman

    • B. 

      Vishnu

    • C. 

      Shiva

    • D. 

      Ganesha

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