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The Aryans in the Indus Valley: Texts, Castes & Beliefs

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Which of the following statements BEST describes why the Aryans settled in the Indus Valley?

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1. In the Aryan caste system, how did the Brahmans differ from the Vaishyas?

2. In the Aryan caste system, how did the Harijans differ from the Shudras?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The area now known as the country of India is home to one of the oldest civilizations on Earth, whose significance can largely be traced to an ancient group of people known as the Aryans. This quiz and worksheet will go over the major points on the Aryans and their history in the Indus Valley. The questions in the quiz will assess you on information such as Aryan social structure and religion.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following:

  • Facts about the Aryans
  • Aryan caste system
  • Different groups in Aryan social structure
  • Four Vedas in Aryan religion

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - test your recollection of some of the key facts related to the ancient Aryans that you went over in the lesson
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you've accurately understood the basics of Aryan religion and social structures
  • Knowledge application - apply your understanding of the topic to answer the quiz questions on Aryan civilization, religion, and culture

Additional Learning

Review more facts about the ancient Aryans with this lesson, called The Aryans in the Indus Valley: Texts, Castes & Beliefs. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Civilizations in the Indus Valley
  • Origins of the Aryan people
  • Aryan caste system
  • Aryan religious texts and beliefs
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