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What is a large reign and separated by water from other land areas called ? Subcontinent
What mountain is in the Himalayas called ? Mount Everest
What is the name of the rainy season which lasts from June through September ? Monsoon Season
What is another name for the Indo-Gangetic Plain ? Indo-Ganges Plains
What do you call people that only grow crops for themselves ? Subsistence Farming
What valley lies on the plain in Pakistan ? Indus River Valley
What lies between the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal ? Deccan Plateau
What two cities was home to thousands of people and was uncovered by archaeologists ? Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro
What did the Aryans speak that was a different language ? Sanskrit
What was know as the "Book of Knowledge" ? Vedas
Who were in the highest position in society that wasn't priest or teachers ? Brahmins
What is another word for serfs and were given the lowest position in society ? Sundras
Who was said to have been the founder of the Persian Empire ? Cyrus ll
Who followed Cyrus, brought the Persian Empire to India ? Darius l
Who took power in about 270 b.c ? Ashoka
What is the main religion in India ? Hinduism
What is the oldest Vedas out of the four ? Rig Veda
What is the source and final destination of everything in India ? Brahma
What is the process through which a person goes from one life to the next one ? Reincarnation
What is a lifelong social group in which he or she is born ? Caste
What did Emperor Ashoka spread throughout South Asia ? Buddhism
Who was the man that was born during this period ? The Buddha
What is it called when you are sitting silently under a tree near the town ? Bodh Gaya
What is the state of pure goodness called ? Enlightenment
What do the buddha use to understand enlightenment ? Four Noble Truth
What is a way of living that can help us find relief from their suffering called ? Eightfold Path
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