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7th Grade - Unit 6

Ancient India

QuestionAnswer
Which modern-day country was Mesopotamia located in? Iraq
Which process allowed the Egyptians to grow crops in land that would otherwise have been desert? irrigation
The summer monsoons bring ________ weather to India. rainy
In Indian society, a person's ________ is determined by their job. caste
Favorable for the growth of crops fertile
A term for an Egyptian king; means "great house" pharaoh
A group of west-African people who gradually migrated south and east, spreading their language and knowledge of herding and farming to new regions Bantu
one of the 7 largest landmasses on Earth continent
a land area with its own distinct culture and government country
a group of years with some distinctive feature(s) in common age, era, epoch
something written or created by someone who witnessed a historical event primary source
the vertical lines on a map that measure distances east or west of the Prime Meridian longitude
the horizontal lines on a map that measure distances north or south of the Equator latitude
the remains of early life that has been preserved fossil
0 degrees longitude Prime Meridian
0 degrees latitude Equator
half of a sphere or globe hemisphere
something created by a person who did not witness a historical event secondary source
a human-made object with historical significance artifact
an amount produced in excess of what is needed surplus
group of people with similar customs, training, income, and background social class
a skill in one type of work specialization
the watering of crops irrigation
the cultivation of soil to produce useful crops agriculture
The Egyptians worshiped many gods so their religion was ________. polytheistic
acceptance of beliefs, habits, and practices of others toleration
a set of written rules code of law
a collection of many people and lands under the control of one ruler empire
According to Hindu beliefs, a person's ________ will determine what they return as in their next life karma
Followers of Jainism teach ________, which means non-violence ahimsa
The winter monsoons bring ________ weather to India. dry
Reaching ________ breaks the cycle of reincarnation for Buddhists nirvana
The ancient culture that once existed in the Indus Valley is called the ________. Harappan Civilization
________ was the grandson of Chadragupta Maurya and is considered the greatest Maurya king. Asoka
The number system that we use today started in India and uses ________. Hindu-Arabic numerals
Which religion did Asoka make popular in India? Buddhism
India's modern religion which developed out of Brahmanism is ________? Hinduism
The idea of ________ is one of the most important advancements in mathematics that developed in India. zero
What is the name for the shift from food gathering to food raising? Agricultural Revolution
Seasonal winds called ________ shape India's climate. monsoons
Harappan architects designed ________ which were usually surrounded by heavy protective walls. planned cities
What did Hammurabi create to control his empire and provide justice? code of law
The early religion of India was called ________ and was named after early Aryan priests. Brahmanism
In the 1900's. ________ used nonviolence in his fight against British rule. Mohandas Gandhi
The collected teachings of the Buddha are called the ________. dharma
Which direction did the Bantu people migrate from their homeland? southeast
We know very little about this civilization because we cannot read their language. Harappan civilization
Which rivers surround Mesopotamia? Tigris and Euphrates
It is believed that the Indian ________ was once a separate piece of land that collided with Asia thousands of years ago. subcontinent
________ is the belief that our existence is a repeating cycle of birth, life, death, and rebirth reincarnation
fertile soil deposited by a river silt
a person who specializes in writing and serves as a record keeper scribe
a belief in many gods or goddesses polytheism
human society with advances levels of development in social and political organization and in the arts and sciences civilization
a political unit that includes a city and its nearby farmland city-state
Indian religion that is both polytheistic and monotheistic Hinduism
Indian religion with no gods or goddesses Buddhism
Indian religion with ohm as its symbol Hinduism
Indian religion with the wheel as its symbol Buddhism
Indian religion with no known founder because it developed out of Brahmanism Hinduism
Indian religion founded bu Siddhartha Gautama Buddhism
Indian religion with the basic belief that in order to reach nirvana, you must follow the eightfold path Buddhism
Indian religion that is based on the Four Noble Truths Buddhism
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