Indus Valley Review

Question 1 of 38

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What is a Monsoon?

Select one of the following:

  • A flat or nearly flat land-form composed

  • One of Earth's largest rivers.

  • A weather pattern in which major wind systems reverse direction depending on the season.

  • A climate that allowed agriculture.

Question 2 of 38

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Define the Ganges river

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  • One of earth's longest rivers.

  • One of the most exotic rivers on earth.

  • The sacred river of hinduism and perhaps the most revered river in the world.

Question 3 of 38

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Define Citadel

Select one of the following:

  • A fortress usually built around a city to defend it.

  • The name of the aryans related religious traditions and rituals

  • a well developed traded .

  • Members of the second highest varna.

Question 4 of 38

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What is Mohenjo-daro

Select one of the following:

  • An indian subcontinent

  • A city located in modern day pakistan, was the largest city in the indus valley- which is made up of two parts. One part was a largely administrative and religious center, and the other, called the lower city, was purely residential.

  • Made up of priest, judges and scholars.

Question 5 of 38

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What is a subcontinent?

Select one of the following:

  • Due to mountains to the north and the ocean to the south, geographers refer to this region. (area surrounded by mountains, and water)

  • A flat or nearly flat landform composed of rich sediments.

  • A standard serious of weights and measures for trade.

Question 6 of 38

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What is Vedas?

Select one of the following:

  • Members of the second highest varna.

  • A fortress built around a city to defend it.

  • The dominant religion in India. One of the world's oldest religions.

  • The name of the Aryans related religious traditions and rituals.

  • An ancient Indian empire, founded by Maharaja Sri Gupta.

Question 7 of 38

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True or False, the two major cities formed in the Indus Valley are Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 8 of 38

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( Shiva, Gupta Empire, Karma, Dynasty, Buddhism ), a series of rulers in a particular kingdom or empire, and each ruler in the series is said to be a member of the same family.

Question 9 of 38

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ia an Indian emperor of the Dynasty.

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    Ashoka
    Ashoka
    Chandragupta
    Chandragupta
    Citadel
    Citadel
    Duck
    Duck
    Vishnu
    Vishnu
    Himalayas
    Himalayas
    Maurya
    Maurya

Question 10 of 38

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True or false, Reincarnation is the idea that when a person lives, his or her brain, or skin, is reborn in a new color.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 11 of 38

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is a religion and philosophy.

Question 12 of 38

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What is Moksha?

Select one of the following:

  • A religion and a philosophy.

  • Warm moist air from the Indian Ocean to the subcontinent.

  • Union with Brahma

Question 13 of 38

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What are the major beliefs of Hinduism and Buddhism?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Buddhists believe in the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Paths. Hindus believe in the Four Noble Truths.

  • Buddhists does not believe in Creator God.

Question 14 of 38

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True or False, Nirvana is a state of heavenly peace and freedom from desire and suffering.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 15 of 38

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True or False, the Indus Valley is located between modern day Iraq and Turkey.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 16 of 38

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True or False, there are three Monsoon seasons. (Summer, Winter, and Autumn)

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 17 of 38

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True or False, during the Winter Monsoon season, there is little rain and cool air.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 18 of 38

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True or False, during the Summer Monsoon season, there is little rain and cool air.

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  • True
  • False

Question 19 of 38

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What Ocean does the Summer Monsoon bring moist air from?

Select one of the following:

  • Pacific Ocean

  • Indian Ocean

  • Arctic Ocean

  • Atlantic Ocean

Question 20 of 38

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What two rivers are located in the Indus Valley?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Indus River

  • Arabian River

  • Ganges River

  • Vaisyas River

  • Alluvial Plain

Question 21 of 38

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( Vishnu, Aryan, Shiva ) is "the destroyer." He destroys so that the universe can be reshaped in new and beneficial forms.

Question 22 of 38

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True or False, Vishnu is "the preserver" of the universe. He has appeared on Earth as nine different avatars.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 23 of 38

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True or False, Vishnu is "the preserver" of the universe. He has appeared on Earth as eight different avatars.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 24 of 38

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Brahma is the _____________ of the universe. He is depicted with ______ faces and times.

Select one of the following:

  • destroyer and six

  • creator and four

  • preserver and ten

  • true reality and four

Question 25 of 38

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What is dharma?

Select one of the following:

  • A religious concept that has similar meanings in the Asian religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Janism.

  • The idea that when a person dies, his or her atman, or eternal self, is reborn in a new physical form.

Question 26 of 38

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What are the Himalayas?

Select one of the following:

  • ghosts

  • rivers

  • mountains

  • robots

Question 27 of 38

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What three things tell us that the Indus Valley was sophisticated?

Select one or more of the following:

  • their delicious foods

  • horses and houses

  • written language

  • ghosts and robots

  • well-developed trade

  • in-depth mathematical knowledge

Question 28 of 38

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is the god the early Vedas mentioned as the "source of everything."

Question 29 of 38

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( Shudras, Vedas, Himalayas, Kshatriyas ) are members of the ( third, second, fourth, first ) highest varna.

Question 30 of 38

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The term untouchable is offensive today in India.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 31 of 38

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True or False, the untouchables are outcasts.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 32 of 38

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What did the Gupta Empire bring to India?

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  • possessive demons

  • roads

  • chickens

  • good trade groups

Question 33 of 38

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The three most important Hindu gods are , , and .

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    Ashoka
    Ashoka
    Brahma
    Brahma
    Mauryan
    Mauryan
    Vishnu
    Vishnu
    Bindusara
    Bindusara
    Rahma
    Rahma
    Noah from the Bible
    Noah from the Bible
    Shiva
    Shiva
    Mr. Whitehead
    Mr. Whitehead
    Deez Nuts
    Deez Nuts

Question 34 of 38

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The law of Karma is the ( positive, happy, sad, confused ) or ( mad, negative, crying, sappy ) force created as a result of a good or bad action taken during ones lifetime.

Question 35 of 38

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A Hindu does not eat beef because their sacred animal is the and many of them are vegetarians or vegans.

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    horse
    horse
    dog
    dog
    cow
    cow
    pig
    pig

Question 36 of 38

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An Aryan is ____________________________________________________________.

Select one of the following:

  • my mom

  • a member of the ancient Aryan people

  • someone the Buddha found dead on the street.

Question 37 of 38

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A Shudras is _________________________________________________________________________.

Select one of the following:

  • none of the above

  • my mom

  • a river in the Indus Valley

  • a member of the worker caste, lowest of the four Hindu castes.

Question 38 of 38

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True or False, a Vaisyas is a member of the third of the four Hindu castes, comprising the merchants and farmers.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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