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What region is so large and separated by water from other land areas it is called a what Subcontinent
What highest peak was remeasured in the late 1990s Mount Everest
What rainy season which lasts from June through September Monsoon Season
What sources in the Himalayas they fan out to the east and west through the wide flat plain called the Indo-Gangetic plain or what Indo-Ganges Plains
What process is called what because people subsist or live on the food they grew Subsistence Farming
What lies on the plain in Pakistan Indus River Valley
What region is called the what Deccan Plateau
What Aryans spoke a different language from other people who were living in the valley Sanskrit
What "Books Of Knowledge" contains these writings Vedas
What Priests and teachers held the highest position in society Brahmins
What serfs were given the lowest position in society Sudras
What is said to have been the founder of the Persian Empire Cyrus ll
What followed cyrus that brought the Persian Empire to India Darius l
What took power in about 270 b.c. by that time the Mauryan Empire stretched southward across the Deccan Plateau Ashoka
What is the main region in India Hinduism
What are four Vedas the oldest of which is the what Rig Veda
What Hindus recognize only one universal being the final destination of everything Brahman
What is the process through which a person goes goes to one life to the next Reincarnation
what is a traditionally a member of a lifelong social group into which he or she is born Caste
What buddhist tradition the man who became born during this period the buddha
What religion he founded was established in India in the fourth century in the next century Emperor Ashoka spread throughout South Asia Buddism
What silently under a tree near the town now called Siddhartha meditated for awhile Bodh Gaya
What stressed that people not just priest could achieve or a state of pure goodness Enlightenment
What is based on about human suffering Four Noble Truths
What also believe in the way of living that can help them find relief from their suffering Eightfold Path
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