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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. Summer Monsoon
1. Mauryan Empire
2. Sanskrit
3. Fields of science studied in ancient India
4. Practice that shows who was seen as most important in India
5. Vaisyas
6. Indian Mathematical Achievements
7. Some Facts about Hinduism
8. Harappan or Indus civilization
9. Winter Monsoon
10. Caste/jati
11. Sudras
12. Asoka
13. Why be happy and obedient to the caste you%27re born into?
14. Karma
15. Buddhism

Answers:
0. Rejected violence and converted to Buddhism
1. Popular with low castes because it did NOT defend the caste system
2. People who travel to visit religious sites or shrines
3. Government headed by a religious leader
4. Astronomy, Metallurgy, Medicine
5. One of the four main levels of jati in India
6. India%27s first civilization began in its valley
7. It%27s required if you want to be reincarnated into a higher jati.
8. indoor plumbing, garbage chutes, %26 town granaries
9. early civilization in India - one major city was Mohenjo-Daro
10. Indian dynasty with huge lands - Chandragupta and Asoka
11. a large landmass that is part of a continent - but distinct from it
12. worships Buddha as a god - found in China, Japan, and Korea
13. Cycle of life, death, and rebirth (pass through many lives)
14. brings warm, wet air to India %26 produces rains vital to crops
15. Main religion of India; world%27s 3rd largest religion %26 one of its oldest
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