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India Quiz (4/13)

Asia: India Quiz (4/13)

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What is the most fertile area for agriculture in India? a) Deccan Plateau b) Northern river plain c) Ghat Mountains d) Himalayas B
What percentage of the world's population lives in India? a) 8% b) 18% c) 28% d) 38% B
What are the two most common languages in India? a) Hindu and Mandarin b) English and Sanskrit c) Hindu and English d) Hindu and Buddhist C
India has the highest percentage of ______ in the world. a) Buddhists b) College graduates c) Atheists d) Vegetarians D
____% of the world's spices come from India. a) 25 b) 45 c) 55 d) 75 D
The national sport of India is...? a) Cricket b) Tennis c) Baseball d) Soccer A
India is the largest _______ in the world. a) Monarchy b) Democracy c) Communist country d) Dictatorship B
Although India has the third highest carbon output in the world, its output is relatively low...? a) In Northern India b) In winter c) Per person d) In summer C
What united India over the generations? a) Hatred of British rule b) Language c) Love for its rulers d) Reliance on trade A
India has more ______ than anywhere else in the world. a) Horses b) Elephants c) Tigers d) Cattle D
In 1914, what percentage of the world was controlled by Europe? a) 35% b) 67% c) 88% C
Company that took control of India British East India Company
Indians employed by the British company Sepoys
Massive transportation infrastructure built. a) Railroads b) Paved roads c) Ports A
Title for Queen Victoria of England. a) Young Queen b) Empress of India c) Weirdo B
Empire that controlled India before the arrival of the British. a) Indian Empire b) Xi Dynasty c) Mughal Empire C
A reason for European involvement in India. a) A search for long lost relatives b) Trade c) To make friends B
Farmers were encouraged to grow this cash crop. a) Cotton b) Corn c) Rice A
Muslims had a conflict with this group of people. Hindus
Period of British rule in India. The Raj
When did the Raj start and end? a) 1858-1947 b) 1812-1941 c) 1818-1872 A
Why did Britain consider India its "jewel in the crown?" a) India was a major supplier of raw materials b) India had a population of 300 million, which was a large potential market for British-made goods. c) All of the above C
What might the decision to grease the sepoys' cartridges with beef and pork fat reveal about the British attitude toward Indians? a) The British were innocent; they just didn't know b) They wanted to scoff at/humiliate the Indians B
Why didn't the Indians unite against the British in the Sepoy Mutiny? a) The widespread region of India made it hard for everyone to know about the mutiny b) The Hindus and Muslims didn't agree on who would be in power after the British were gone B
What for did British rule take under the Raj? a) Indirect control b) Direct control c) Colony d) Sphere of Influence B
Which are political transformations? a) Schools for girls, outlawed the practice of sate b) British appointed governors ruled regions of India, Queen Victoria became the Empress of India c) Farmers had to pay taxes in cash, so they began to grow cas
Which of the following contributed to the rise of nationalism in India? a) Increased number of hospitals b) Deaths due to famines c) British had a more comfortable life than the Indians d) Better education f) A and D g) B and C G
A poor person of a low class in India. Untouchable
Gandhi's home country India
Gandhi's religion Hindu
Gandhi spent 20 years in South _______. Africa
A word meaning truth + persistence Satyagraha
Gandhi led a revolt against the ____ Tax. Salt
First prime minister of free India Nehru
System of social order in India. Caste
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