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This region is so large and separated by water from other land areas, it is called a what? Subcontinent
what is the tallest mountain in the Himalayan Mountain Range, also known as the tallest mountain in the world? Mount Everest
What rainy season lasts from June through September? Monsoon Season
From sources in the Himalayas, they fan out to the east and west through the wide, flat plain called the Indo-Gangetic Plain, also known as the ____ Indo-Ganges Plains
People subsist, or live on, the food they grow, what is this called? Subsistence farming
What valley lies on the plain in Pakistan? Indus River Valley
Land narrows toward the point of a "diamond." What is this region called? Deccan Plateau
Archaeologists uncovered several ancient cities in the Indus Valley in Pakistan. What two cities were they? Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro
what's the name of the language the Aryans spoke? Sanskrit
what's another word for "Books of knowledge"? Vedas
What are brahmins? Priest or teachers
What were surfs known as? Sudras
Who is said to be the founder of the Persian Empire? Cyrus ll
What king followed Cyrus and brought the Persian Empire into India Darius l
Who took power of India in 270 B.C Ashoka
What is the main religion in India which is the world's oldest Hinduism
Which of the four Vedas is the oldest? Rig Veda
Some Hindus recognize only one universal being, what is the source and final destination of everything? Brahma
What is the process through which a person goes from one life to the next? Reincarnation
What's a lifelong social group in which in India every Hindu is traditionally a member of? Caste
What did Emperor Ashoka spread throughout South Asia? Buddhism
In the sixth century B.C, who was born during this century according to Buddhist tradition? The Buddha
Bodh Gaya
What's a state of pure goodness called? Enlightenment
Four Noble Truths
What did Buddhist believe in that it was a way of living that can help them find relief from their suffering? Eightfold Path
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