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Ancient India Vocabulary

Quiz by Pam Ancelet

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  • Q1
    seasonal wind, especially in the Indian Ocean and southern Asia
    monsoon
    30s
  • Q2
    an Indian prince
    Raja
    30s
  • Q3
    the first written language of India
    sanskrit
    30s
  • Q4
    ancient sacred writings of India
    vedas
    30s
  • Q5
    an Indian social class whose members are restricted in the jobs they may take and in their association with members of other castes
    caste
    30s
  • Q6
    teacher
    guru
    30s
  • Q7
    a major religion that developed in ancient India
    Hinduism
    30s
  • Q8
    the universal spirit worshiped by Hindus
    Brahman
    30s
  • Q9
    the rebirth of the soul
    reincarnation
    30s
  • Q10
    a force that decides the form that people will be reborn into in their next lives
    karma
    30s
  • Q11
    a person's personal duty, based on the individual's place in society
    dharma
    30s
  • Q12
    a religion founded in ancient India by the religious teacher Buddha
    Buddhism
    30s
  • Q13
    a state of perfect happiness and peace
    nirvana
    30s
  • Q14
    a religion of ancient India that does not believe in a supreme being. It emphasizes nonviolence and respect for all living things
    Jainism
    30s
  • Q15
    a Buddhist shrine, usually dome-shaped
    stupa
    30s

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