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Ancient India

Quiz by Christine Caponi

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28 questions
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  • Q1
    India is a considered a
    both a subcontinent & a peninsula
    subcontinent
    neither a peninsula nor a subcontinent
    both a subcontinent & a peninsula
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  • Q2
    What were the 2 main rivers important in ancient India?
    Nile & Amazon
    Tigris and Euphrates
    Ganges and Indus
    Tiber and Mauria
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  • Q3
    A monsoon is
    extreme storms with heavy rain and lightening
    constant severe rainfall
    times of extreme heat
    seasonal wind patterns
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  • Q4
    The effects of monsoons on Indians' lives is which theme of geography?
    movement
    place
    location
    HEI
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  • Q5
    Similar to ancient Rome, ancient Indians in Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro
    had aqueducts that brought fresh water into the city from far away places
    created metal that was used for buildings and weapons
    lived in brick homes, some with fresh running water and a sewer system
    attended entertainment events in a large colosseum
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  • Q6
    We know Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa had a strong economy because
    they all lived in very large homes
    jewelry and other precious metals were found
    their burial sites had large tombstones
    trading took place in their marketplaces
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  • Q7
    The government would not allow doctors to deny medical service to people who
    could not pay for services
    could not hold a position in government
    could not follow the doctor's advice
    could not come to the hospital
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  • Q8
    Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa were thought to be administration centers because
    both cities were well planned and protected by fortifications and walls
    both cities created laws that were followed by all civilizations at the time
    both cities had military buildings to make sure laws were obeyed
    both cities had important leaders living in the city centers
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  • Q9
    Burial sites in Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro were simple and treated the same which leads archeologists to believe
    there were no social classes
    they didn't bury their dead
    materials were scarce for tombstones
    tombstones were not important
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  • Q10
    Early universities in ancient India were for Buddhists and others were for Hindus
    False
    True
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  • Q11

    The spread of Buddhism by Ashoka throughout India is an example of which theme of geography?

    place

    movement

    HEI

    location

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  • Q12

    The following describe the Himalaya mountains

    The mountains isolate India from other countries

    The mountains cover most of India

    The mountains are good for farming because they are not very high

    The mountains are the highest in the world and ice melts feed the rivers below

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  • Q13

    Soil near rivers is so fertile in the Indus River Valley because

    the monsoons spread seeds

    trade made the crops abundant

    flooding deposits rich minerals

    farming was good and productive

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  • Q14

    This ancient India ruler changed his belief system to Buddhism

    Julius Caesar

    Mahatma Gandhi

    Alexander the Great

    Ashoka Maurya

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  • Q15

    India was the first to develop

    universities for all

    permanent hair dye

    plastic surgery

    overnight mail

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  • Q16

    During the Gupta period, these math concepts began

    volume

    zero

    algebra

    all of the above

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  • Q17

    The arts and literature flourished during this time period

    Mohenjo-Darro period

    Harrapa period

    Gupta period

    Aryan period

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  • Q18

    Ancient India doctors

    brought healing techniques from Europe

    used natural medicines

    would deny services to people that couldn't play

    studied outside India to become doctors

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  • Q19

    Similar to ancient Rome, ancient Indians in Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro

    lived in brick homes, some with fresh running water and a sewer system

    attended entertainment events in a large colosseum 

    created metal that was used for buildings and weapons

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  • Q20

    These were created to help all people regardless of their ability to pay. Places like these were also created for animals.

    hospitals

    homes

    schools

    food sources

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