Indus River Valley Civilization
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What river did people in ancient India settle along?

    answer choices

    Tigris

    Nile

    Indus

    Euphrates

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What feature is labeled with a J?

    answer choices

    The Himalayas

    the Indus River

    the Deccan Plateau

    the Ganges River

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What feature is labeled with an H?

    answer choices

    the Indus River

    the Ganges River

    the Eastern Ghats

    the Hindu Kush

  • Question 4
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Like other ancient civilizations, ancient India was divided into four__________ ___________, also called __________, based on occupation.

    answer choices

    ultimate religions, leaders

    social classes, castes

    government classes, dictators

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What caste system are priests and religious leaders?

    answer choices

    Brahmin

    Sudras

    Untouchables

    Kshatriyas

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What caste system are kings, cheiftans, warriors?

    answer choices

    Brahmin

    Vaisyas

    Kshatriyas

    Untouchables

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
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    What caste system were landowners, farm owners, merchants, skilled traders?

    answer choices

    Vaisyas

    Sudras

    Brahmins

    Kshatriyas

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What caste system were farm workers, servants, and other unskilled workers?

    answer choices

    Kshatriyas

    Untouchables

    Sudras

    Brahmin

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is a strong, seasonal wind that brings heavy rain to southern Asia?

    answer choices

    hurricane

    tsunami

    monsoon

    typhoon

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What prevented ancient India from having much contact with other civilizations?

    answer choices

    religion

    the Himalayas

    no language

    it was illegal

  • Question 11
    45 seconds
    Q.

    There were two theories on what happened to the Indus Valley Civilization. Theory 1 states that several waves of Aryan invaders destroyed the Harappan people. Which piece of evidence below supports Theory 1?

    answer choices

    The civilization disappeared around the same time the Aryans arrived.

    Archeologists have found traces of the settlements in the Ganges River

    Skeletons that were found from the cities show signs of sickness

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why was the Indus River so favorable to the development of the Indus Valley civilization?

    answer choices

    It brought rain to the area

    It was hard to cross

    It deposited silt in the valley making it fertile for farming

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Why were the surrounding landforms favorable to the development of the Indus Valley civilization?
    answer choices
    The physical features provided natural barriers for protection
    Fertile soil allowed settlers to plant and harvest crops
    It gave the people timber to build homes
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why were the seasonal monsoons favorable to the development of the Indus Valley civilization?

    answer choices

    Brought rain that watered crops

    Deposited fertilizer to grow crops

    People did not want to live in the terrible climate

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Why was fertile soil so favorable to the development of the Indus Valley civilization?
    answer choices
    It prevented attacks from enemies
    Brought rain and flooding to water crops
    It allowed settlers to plant and harvest crops in one location
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following land areas is between the Eastern and Western Ghats Mountains?
    answer choices
    Thar Desert
    Indus Valley
    Deccan Plateau
    Himalayas 
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. Mt. Everest is a part of which of the following mountain ranges? 
    answer choices
    Hindu Kush
    Himalayas
    Appalachian
    Eastern ghats
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why we know very little about the Indus Valley Civilization?

    answer choices

    They did not have a system of writing

    It was a very secret society that didn't write down any records

    We cannot decipher their script or written language

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
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    What physical feature gave the Indus Valley natural protection from invaders?

    answer choices

    Red Sea

    Mediterranean Sea

    Fertile Crescent

    Hindu Kush Mountains

    Ganges River

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What religion forms the basis of the caste system?

    answer choices

    Buddhism

    Hinduism

    Christianity

    Judaism

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