What is a Monsoon?
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.
Define the Ganges river
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.
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.
What is Mohenjo-daro
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.
What is a subcontinent?
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.
What is Vedas?
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.
True or False, the two major cities formed in the Indus Valley are Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro.
Buddhism( 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.
ia an Indian emperor of the Dynasty.
True or false, Reincarnation is the idea that when a person lives, his or her brain, or skin, is reborn in a new color.
is a religion and philosophy.
What is Moksha?
A religion and a philosophy.
Warm moist air from the Indian Ocean to the subcontinent.
Union with Brahma
What are the major beliefs of Hinduism and Buddhism?
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.
True or False, Nirvana is a state of heavenly peace and freedom from desire and suffering.
True or False, the Indus Valley is located between modern day Iraq and Turkey.
True or False, there are three Monsoon seasons. (Summer, Winter, and Autumn)
True or False, during the Winter Monsoon season, there is little rain and cool air.
True or False, during the Summer Monsoon season, there is little rain and cool air.
What Ocean does the Summer Monsoon bring moist air from?
What two rivers are located in the Indus Valley?
Shiva( Vishnu, Aryan, Shiva ) is "the destroyer." He destroys so that the universe can be reshaped in new and beneficial forms.
True or False, Vishnu is "the preserver" of the universe. He has appeared on Earth as nine different avatars.
True or False, Vishnu is "the preserver" of the universe. He has appeared on Earth as eight different avatars.
Brahma is the _____________ of the universe. He is depicted with ______ faces and times.
destroyer and six
creator and four
preserver and ten
true reality and four
What is dharma?
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.
What are the Himalayas?
What three things tell us that the Indus Valley was sophisticated?
their delicious foods
horses and houses
ghosts and robots
in-depth mathematical knowledge
is the god the early Vedas mentioned as the "source of everything."
Kshatriyas( Shudras, Vedas, Himalayas, Kshatriyas ) are members of the third
first( third, second, fourth, first ) highest varna.
The term untouchable is offensive today in India.
True or False, the untouchables are outcasts.
What did the Gupta Empire bring to India?
good trade groups
The three most important Hindu gods are , , and .
The law of Karma is the positive
confused( positive, happy, sad, confused ) or mad
sappy( mad, negative, crying, sappy ) force created as a result of a good or bad action taken during ones lifetime.
A Hindu does not eat beef because their sacred animal is the and many of them are vegetarians or vegans.
An Aryan is ____________________________________________________________.
a member of the ancient Aryan people
someone the Buddha found dead on the street.
A Shudras is _________________________________________________________________________.
none of the above
a river in the Indus Valley
a member of the worker caste, lowest of the four Hindu castes.
True or False, a Vaisyas is a member of the third of the four Hindu castes, comprising the merchants and farmers.