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Early Indian Civilizations & Empires Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How would you describe Hinduism in terms of its morality?

Question 2 2. How does Hinduism approach the concept of reality?

Question 3 3. Which term is used to signify the total of Buddha's teachings?

Question 4 4. Asceticism can be understood as _____

Question 5 5. Nirvana can be defined as _____ .

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Question 6 6. Which of these is the ultimate goal of Hinduism?

Question 7 7. What are the sacred Hindu texts, which only Brahmin were allowed to teach?

Question 8 8. Which tree is known in Buddhism as the Tree of Wisdom?

Question 9 9. Buddha can be translated as the

Question 10 10. Siddhartha Gautama grew up as the _____.

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Question 11 11. Wealth and power are permissibly sought for through the Hindu goal of _____.

Question 12 12. One of Buddha's famous recitations, in which he won fellow ascetics as his first converts, was the _____.

Question 13 13. Hinduism is believed to have originated in the _____ River Valley.

Question 14 14. Why did the Mauryan Empire collapse after the death of Ashoka?

Question 15 15. What prompted Ashoka's conversion to Buddhism?

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Question 16 16. Hindu kings and rulers were part of which caste?

Question 17 17. Who is considered the founder of Buddhism?

Question 18 18. Brahmins are the _____.

Question 19 19. What made it possible for Chandragupta Maurya to establish his domain?

Question 20 20. What is moksha to the Hindu faith?

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Question 21 21. During a Buddhism lecture, your classmates talk about a tree that signifies wisdom to Buddhists. They are probably talking about the _____.

Question 22 22. What is surprising about Ashoka's reign?

Question 23 23. During the Vedic Period, which two cultures fused to form ancient Hinduism?

Question 24 24. How did trade increase during the Mauryan Empire?

Question 25 25. What did the Laws of Manu establish?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is FALSE about dharma?

Question 27 27. The Hindu goal of kama, from which we get the Kamasutra, makes it permissible to seek _____.

Question 28 28. A person who follows severe self-discipline through his or her life is living a life of _____.

Question 29 29. Members of the Shudra class were basically the _____ of society.

Question 30 30. What famous Hindu text exemplifies the importance of dharma?

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