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Unit 4: Ancient India

Author: Siler Brandy
Description: There are 48 question and answer pairs, so you%27ll need to play through a few times before you see them all. If you can score 100%25 three times in a row, you%27re probably in good shape for the exam. :)
Keywords: India, Hinduism, Buddhism, Monsoons, Caste System, , online teaching

Content:
Definitions:
0. Himalaya
1. Reincarnation or Samsara
2. Mahayana Buddhism
3. Practice that shows who was seen as most important in India
4. Extended Family
5. Gupta Empire
6. Sanskrit
7. Arranged
8. Some Facts about Hinduism
9. Mauryan Empire
10. Sudras
11. Siddartha Gautama
12. Vedas
13. Determined by your caste
14. Jobs of the Untouchables
15. Dharma

Answers:
0. People who travel to visit religious sites or shrines
1. belief in many gods and/or goddesses
2. dirty work like collecting trash, skinning animals, dealing w/ dead
3. Cycle of life, death, and rebirth (pass through many lives)
4. Second highest varna; made up of warriors and rulers
5. Four sacred writings that contain Hindu-ism%27s key beliefs
6. household including grandparents, parents %26 kids
7. Universal spirit in Hinduism that all souls want to join
8. India%27s first civilization began in its valley
9. highest mountains in the world
10. Indian dynasty with huge lands - Chandragupta and Asoka
11. highest varna; made up of priests
12. Government headed by a religious leader
13. Mixture of Aryan and Harappan beliefs %26 believes all life is sacred
14. Suttee - Wife throws herself into husband%27s funeral fire
15. believes Buddha was a teacher NOT a god - found in SE Asia
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