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Ancient India

Quiz by Kelly Higgins-Turner

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22 questions
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  • Q1
    India is both...
    a peninsula and a subcontinent
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  • Q2
    A strong seasonal wind pattern is called a
    monsoon
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  • Q3
    The spread of Buddhism from India to China is an example of
    movement
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  • Q4
    The two main rivers important to ancient India were
    Ganges and Indus
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  • Q5
    India is bordered on 3 sides by these bodies of water
    the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean
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  • Q6
    The effect of monsoons on Indians’ lives is an example of
    HEI (human environment interaction)
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  • Q7
    India has contributed the following to medicine
    Vaccinations for smallpox
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  • Q8
    India has contributed the following to medicine
    Oils and herbs for medicines
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  • Q9
    India has contributed the following to medicine
    Plastic surgery for accident victims
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  • Q10
    Karma is the idea that one will be
    rewarded or punished based on their actions in life
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  • Q11
    Buddhist believe that life is
    suffering and that suffering is caused by desire
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  • Q12
    Similar to ancient Rome, ancient Indians in Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro
    lived in brick homes, some with fresh running water and sewer system
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  • Q13
    The founder of Buddhism is
    Siddhartha Gautama
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  • Q14
    A collection of writings that tell Hindus how to live their lives is called
    the Vedas
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  • Q15
    Metal helped the ancient India economy because
    metal was expensive and brought the country wealth and coins used to trade were made of metal
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  • Q16
    We know Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa had a strong economy because
    they both had a marketplace were trading took place.
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  • Q17
    Some important objects exported (sent out) from India to other countries include
    cotton, spices, medicine, priceless gemstones, pearl, precious metal and steel
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  • Q18
    The Indus Valley Civilizations' economy did well near the Ganges and Indus rivers because
    being by a major river was an advantage when trading by ship and fresh water was necessary for planting crops
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  • Q19
    Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa were thought to be administration centers because
    they were well planned and protected with fortifications and walls
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  • Q20
    It is believed that no social classes existed in Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa since
    all burial sites were simple and treated the same
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