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2 Ancient India. Click to begin.

3 Click here for Final Jeopardy

4 Indus Valley Civilization Aryan Invasion Caste System Buddhism Ancient Indian Empires 10 Point 20 Points 30 Points 40 Points 50 Points 10 Point 20 Points 30 Points 40 Points 50 Points 30 Points 40 Points 50 Points Hinduism

5 On what river did the first Indian civilization develop?

6 The Indus River

7 What two mountain ranges and one desert protected the Indus Valley Civilization?

8 The Hindu Kush and Himalayan Mountains and the Thar Desert.

9 What were the two cities of the Indus Valley Civilization?

10 Harappa and Mohenjo Daro

11 How were the cities of the Indus Valley laid out differently from most ancient cities?

12 The were laid out in square blocks much like modern cities.

13 Why is little known about the Indus Valley even though they had libraries?

14 Their writing has never been deciphered.

15 When did the Aryans invade and take over the Indus Valley?

16 Around 1500 BC

17 What religion was developed by the Aryans?

18 Hinduism

19 What did the Aryans call the dark-skinned people of India?

20 Dravidians

21 What were the princes of the Aryans called?

22 Rajas

23 What language did the Aryans speak and write?

24 Sanskrit

25 What are the holy books of Hinduism?

26 Vedas

27 What system divides people into groups according to birth?

28 The Caste System

29 Around how many gods does Hinduism recognize?

30 30,000

31 Who are the three main gods of Hinduism?

32 Brahma Vishnu Shiva (Siva)

33 What are the terms for the rules and consequences of life in Hinduism?

34 Dharma and Karma

35 What is the term for the people below the four castes?

36 Untouchables or Outcastes

37 Who are the Sudras?

38 Workers and servants

39 Who are the Kshatriyas?

40 Warriors and rulers.

41 Who are the Brahmans?

42 Priests.

43 Who are the Vaisyas?

44 Merchants and artisans.

45 What does the name Buddha mean?

46 “The Enlightened One”

47 What four beliefs are the main teachings of Buddhism?

48 The Four Noble Truths

49 According to Buddha, what is part of life?

50 Suffering

51 What path did Buddha teach people to follow?

52 The Eightfold Path

53 What is the teaching of doing nothing to the extreme?

54 The Middle Way

55 Who united northern India creating the Maurya Empire?

56 Chandragupta Maurya

57 Who united all of India and later in life became a Buddhist?

58 Asoka

59 To where did the Maurya empire spread Buddhism?

60 China, Japan, and Southeast Asia

61 Who created the Gupta Empire?

62 Chandragupta I

63 What advancement in mathematics was made by the Gupta Empire?

64 The Decimal System

65 Make your wager

66 In Buddhism, what is the term for being “one with the universe?”

67 Nirvana

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