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Ancient India Quiz 2

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  • Q1
    What is reincarnation?
    The process of being reborn again and again
    It is the place where people in India are buried.
    It is the same as karma.
    It is the way that people live in India.
  • Q2
    What is a subcontinent?
    It is the way to Enlightenment.
    It is in the United States.
    It is a part of a larger continent.
    It is a mass of land that is surrounded by water on all three sides.
  • Q3
    What is karma?
    It is the same as dharma.
    Karma is the good or bad that happens to a person as a result of their behavior.
    It means "an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.
    It is the way that the Untouchables reach nirvana.
  • Q4
    Why were the Indus and Ganges Rivers important to Indian Civilization?
    They both were in Egypt.
    They provided water for the people of Mesopotamia.
    They both dried up in the winter.
    The both provided water, transportation, a way of trading goods, and fertile soil for planting crops.
  • Q5
    What caste system di d merchants and land owners belong to?
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  • Q6
    What were the jobs of the Untouchables?
    To lead everyone to Enlightenment.
    To clean sewers, cremate dead bodies, and clean up the streets.
    The rule over the Sudras.
    To live in the Magic Kingdom
  • Q7
    Who was Siddhartha Guatama?
    He invented the wheel.
    The founder of Buddhism
    The man who lived in the Pharaohs temple and prayed for him.
    He created the number system from 1 - 9.
  • Q8
    What is the major difference in Hinduism and Buddhism?
    They don't live in the same country.
    There is no caste system in Buddhism.
    People eat cows in Hinduism, but not Buddhism.
    Buddhist believe that the Pharaoh is the only God and Hindus believe in many gods.
  • Q9
    Who had his people spied upon and assassinated them if they did not obey his laws?
    Chandragupta Maurya
    King Tut
    King Hammurabi
  • Q10
    Why did Ashoka convert to Buddhism?
    It was the only other religion that he could have chosen.
    He liked the caste system.
    He did not like the shed of blood that he saw after a terrible war.
    He did it because his father asked him to.
  • Q11
    The river in this picture is where the people of India worship and bathe. What is it called?
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    The Mississippi River
    The Ganges River
    The Nile River
    The Tigris River

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