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  • Question 1
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    What is one fact about monsoon winds?

    answer choices

    They sometimes blow only in the spring.

    They happen every year.

    They always bring disaster to farmers.

    They have no effect on daily life in India.

  • Question 2
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    Ashoka was the first ruler to promote . . .

    answer choices

    Jainism

    Hinduism

    ahisma

    Buddhism

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The Indian subcontinent is part of the continent of . . .

    answer choices

    Africa

    Europe

    Asia

    South America

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    ______________ became known as the Buddha.

    answer choices

    Siddhartha Gautama

    Vedas

    Dalai Lama

    Stupas

  • Question 5
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    Q.

    A guru is ____________________

    answer choices

    a place of worship

    a religious object

    a private teacher and spiritual guide

    a sacred Indian book

  • Question 6
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    Q.

    Sacred books that recorded Aryan hymns, stories, poems and prayers are called . . .

    answer choices

    Stupas

    Guru

    Buddha

    Vedas

  • Question 7
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    Q.

    _______________ contained religious objects and served as places of worship

    answer choices

    Ashoka

    Stupas

    Vedas

    Guru

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Most Indus Valley people lived __________________________.

    answer choices

    large cities

    small towns

    farming villages

    large ranches

  • Question 9
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    Q.

    The Gupta Empire successfully traded goods such as . . .

    answer choices

    gold

    iron

    paintings

    sculptures

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following correctly describes Hindu epics?

    answer choices

    They were examples of ancient Indian architecture.

    They taught correct and acceptable behavior.

    They were the only works written in Sanskrit.

    They were never written down.

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
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    What is a subcontinent?

    answer choices

    a landmass

    an ocean

    a prayer

    a language

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The word "raja" means ____________________________________.

    answer choices

    queen

    mother

    prince

    father

  • Question 13
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    The unseen universal spirit is called ________________________.

    answer choices

    dharma

    Brahman

    raja

    reincarnation

  • Question 14
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    Reincarnation is ____________________________________.

    answer choices

    Hindu prayers

    language of the Vedas

    personal duty

    the rebirth of the soul

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
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    Dharma refers to one's ________________________________

    answer choices

    family status

    personal duty

    nirvana

    prayer life

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