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History Ch. 4 Test

6th Grade Ancient History Study Guide for Ch. 4 Test

What is an excavation? An archaeological dig.
What is an artifact? An object from the past that people study to learn more about the past.
What two cities did archaeologists discover in 1920? Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa
Why was the discovery of these two cities important? It provided information about the Indus Valley civilization.
What river were these two cities located near? Indus
What is a terra cotta? A type of clay
What is linguistics? The study of languages
What is a nomad? A wandering herdsman
What people invaded the Indus area from the north? Aryans
T or F Confucius created the Eightfold Path, a list of good works that will supposedly help a person achieve happiness and peace. False
T or F When an artifact is uncovered, it is immediately removed from its location. False
T or F Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro were sister cities in the Indus valley? True
T or F The Indus and Ganges Rivers were an important part of Ancient Indian civilization, providing water, fish, and transportation? True
T or F The outcastes were the highest in ancient India's social class system? False
What are the sacred books of Hinduism called? Vedas
An ancient Indian symbol that Hitler borrowed to represent Germany under his rule. Swastika
T or F Pantheism is the idea that there is deity in nature. True
T or F The most important man in the village was called the headman. True
A social class Caste
The Hindu belief that a person lives more than once in different bodies Reincarnation
T or F Types of religions that have many gods are ploytheistic True
This name means "enlightened one" Buddha
Indians who lived outside the social class system were called Untouchables
Group of huts where large families lived Compound
T or F The bible says we are to worship many gods False
T or F The servants belonged to the lowest caste True
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