Three Pillars of Indian Society: Village, Caste & Family


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Which one of the following characteristics in NOT considered a part of the village community?

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1. Why did villages in India tend to have more autonomy than villages in surrounding countries?

2. A rajah is defined as an Indian _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There is an intricate system of interrelated elements that compose the societal structure in India. The worksheet and quiz can help you review the importance of the village and family in the life of individuals in India along with the components of the Indian caste system.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on:

  • Three pillars of Indian society
  • Village life in India
  • The definition of rajah
  • Merchants in the caste system
  • Traditional Indian families

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will evaluate your skills of:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related world history lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as rajah and caste system
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the family unit in India

Additional Learning

Review the associated lesson, Three Pillars of Indian Society: Village, Caste & Family, so that you can be sure that you have understood all of the important information. The following objectives will be covered within the lesson:

  • Define the term rajah and autonomy
  • Identify the Laws of Manu
  • Discover life in Indian villages
  • Understand the relationship between the three pillars of Indian society