The Indian Subcontinent

Teacher Daniela Volio
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Teacher Daniela Volio
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Small review for Workshop#3, The Indian Subcontinent

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Question 1

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The following two mountain ranges border the subcontinent on the north.
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  • Himalayas and the Everest
  • Hindu Kush and Everest
  • Himalayas and the Hindu Kush
  • Everest and Andes

Question 2

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To the east, west, and south, the subcontinent is bordered by:
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  • rivers
  • oceans
  • desert
  • mountains

Question 3

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Which are the most important rivers in the Indian subcontinent? Check all that apply.
Answer
  • Ganges
  • Nile
  • Euphrates
  • Indus
  • Tigris

Question 4

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Which of the following best describes the flooding characteristics of the Indus river?
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  • Violent and unpredictable
  • Predictable and timely
  • Predictable and easy to navigate

Question 5

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The Indian [blank_start]winter[blank_end] monsoon brings dry winds, while the [blank_start]summer[blank_end] monsoon brings water filled winds that cause flooding.
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  • winter
  • summer
  • dry
  • cold
  • hot
  • cold
  • hot
  • summer
  • winter
  • dry

Question 6

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India's climate is similar to Costa Rica's.
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  • True
  • False

Question 7

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Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro shared similar characteristics like [blank_start]planned structures[blank_end], [blank_start]plumbing[blank_end] and advanced [blank_start]building techniques[blank_end].
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  • planned structures
  • advanced technology
  • advances in literature
  • use of metals
  • plumbing
  • outside terraces
  • organized institutions
  • big temples
  • building techniques
  • technologies
  • institutions
  • writing systems

Question 8

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How do we know that the Indus Valley civilizations traded with Mesopotamia?
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  • We've found Indus Valley seals in Mesopotamia.
  • We've found Mesopotamian seals in the Indus Valley.
  • We have written record that tells us that.
  • The paintings in the temples show us who they traded with.

Question 9

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Which civilization came from the west and settled in the subcontinent?
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  • Aryans
  • Assyrians
  • Dravidians
  • Mongols

Question 10

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The following god represents what religion?
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  • Buddhism
  • Brahmanism
  • Hinduism

Question 11

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The following image represents what religious figure?
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  • Vishnu
  • Buddha
  • Shiva
  • Brahma

Question 12

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According to Buddhism, suffering is caused by [blank_start]desire[blank_end], and it can stop if we follow the [blank_start]Eightfold Path[blank_end].
Answer
  • desire
  • Eightfold Path

Question 13

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Click the definition that best describes the Untouchables.
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  • Lowest group in the caste system, in charge of difficult jobs.
  • Group outside the caste system, in charge of unwanted jobs.
  • Lowest group in the caste system, where slaves and housekeepers worked.
  • People that disobeyed rules and had to do hard work.

Question 14

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Siddhartha encountered three sights when he was walking around the city. In the correct order, they are: [blank_start]an old[blank_end] man, [blank_start]a sick[blank_end] man and [blank_start]a dead[blank_end] man.
Answer
  • an old
  • a sick
  • a dead

Question 15

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[blank_start]Asoka[blank_end] was an Indian ruler who converted to Buddhism and helped spread it around Asia.
Answer
  • Asoka
  • Gupta
  • Siddhartha
  • Maurya
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