Early Civilization in India: Middle School World History Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following was NOT a major impact of the Aryans?

Question 2 2. Which culture did NOT contribute to Brahmanism?

Question 3 3. What is a Kshatriya?

Question 4 4. Buddhism began in which country?

Question 5 5. Which of the following was a work of Sanskrit literature?

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Question 6 6. Why did China prove to be so fertile for conversion to Mahayana Buddhism?

Question 7 7. Which of the following was a weapon used by the Aryans?

Question 8 8. Which of the following mountain chains is NOT in the north of India?

Question 9 9. What is the name of the desert in the west of India?

Question 10 10. How did Emperor Ashoka help to spread Buddhism?

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Question 11 11. From where did the Aryans originate?

Question 12 12. The Bhagavad Gita is a subset of which work?

Question 13 13. For how many days did the Buddha meditate in order to reach Enlightenment?

Question 14 14. From which religious tradition did Buddhism borrow the most?

Question 15 15. After converting to Buddhism, Asoka passed many peaceful edicts known to history as the _____.

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Question 16 16. Which river system provided the settling for the first settlements in India?

Question 17 17. On which river were the first settlements in India founded?

Question 18 18. A dome-shaped Buddhist shrine is known as a _____.

Question 19 19. To which religion did Ashoka convert?

Question 20 20. Which group worships the Brahman directly and most often in Brahmanism?

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Question 21 21. What religion did the arrival of the Aryans heavily influence?

Question 22 22. What is reincarnation?

Question 23 23. Which group ultimately introduced so much writing as to overshadow Brahmanism?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT one of the Four Noble Truths?

Question 25 25. According to the Bhagavad Gita, which Hindu god is Krishna incarnated from?

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Question 26 26. The Bhagavad Gita describes the Three Paths to Salvation as being _____.

Question 27 27. Which empire did Asoka rule?

Question 28 28. The Aryans typically refer to this region as full of barbarians.

Question 29 29. What is the nationality of the ambassador who left most records of the Mauryan Empire?

Question 30 30. How would you describe most of the Mauryan emperors before Asoka?

Early Civilization in India: Middle School World History Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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