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What is a region that is separated by water from other land areas? Subcontinent
What is the highest peak? Mount Everest
What season lasts from June through September? Monsoon Season
What Fans out to the east and west through the wide flat plain? Indo-Ganges Plains
What is it when families grow food for them and to trade? Subsistence farming
What lies on the plain in Pakistan? Indus River Valley
What lies between the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal? Deccan Plateau
What are homes that belong to thousands of people? Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro
What language does the people from the Valley speak? Sanskrit
What is the "Book of knowledge called? Vedas
What held the highest position in society? Brahmins
Who was given the lowest position in society? Sudras
Who was said to be the founder of the Persian Empire? Cyrus 2
Who followed Cyrus and brought the Persian empire to India? Darius 1
Who took power in about 270 B.C ? Ashoka
What is the main religion in India? Hinduism
What is a collection of more than 1000 hymns that priest recited at ceremonies and during rituals? Rig Veda
What is the source and final destination of everything? Brahma
What is process through which a person goes from one life to the next? Reincarnation
What is a life long social group into which he or she is born? Caste
What did emperor Ashoka spread throughout South Asia? Buddhism
According to the buddhist tradition the man who became blank was born during this period? The Buddha
In which town is where there is a tradition of sitting silently under a tree? Bodh Gaya
What is the state of pure goodness? Enlightment
What is buddhism based on about human suffering? Four Noble Truths
What is a way of living that can help them find relief from their suffering? Eightfold Path
Created by: aguilarnatalie