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Quiz C-4

Quiz C-4

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1. The chief god of the early Aryans was A. Enlil B. A mother goddess C. Varuna D. Indra E. Manu

2. Archaeologists have proven that two hundred thousand years ago in India A. The Aryan migration took place B. Paleolithic communities existed C. A war was fought between the Dravidians and the Mesopotamians D. A prosperous Neolithic community existed E. An active trading network existed with the Chinese

3. The earliest known urban society in India was the A. Bantu B. Indo-European C. Harappan D. Sumerian E. Hindu

4. Much of early Harappan history remains a mystery because A. The archaeological remains are under water B. They lacked a written language C. Their records were destroyed by a Mesopotamian invasion D. The Aryans undertook a systematic destruction of Harappan written records E. None of these are correct.

Early Indian cities remained small and unsophisticated by comparison to other ancient cities 9. 40. Based on archaeological evidence from early Indian history. The Harappan world was one of constant civil war C. Chickens were first domesticated in A. 20. At its height.000 D. A. Indus D.000 E.000 B. The mother goddess of the earliest Indian society B. the population of Mohenjo-daro reached A. 100.000 . An important early thinker in the rise of Hinduism C.5. The Chinese were a constant influence D.000 C. If the Greek historian Herodotus had known of the Harappan society. Greece D. The combination of two Indian sun gods 8. he might have used the phrase "the gift of the __________" to describe it. 10. A collection of early Indian religious texts E. There was little true culture in India before the arrival of the Indo-Europeans E. historians believe that A. Yangtze E. Egypt E. 75. Eurphrates 6. China B. India 7. Mesopotamia C. Nile B. One of the two main cities of the Harappan society D. Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro served as economic and political centers B. Tigris C. Mohenjo-daro was A.

10. They traded extensively with the Mesopotamians C. Most of their houses featured private showers and toilets B. Ecological degradation C. They produced representational art 12. Is the same as Hinduism 13. Quickly became the only gods of the Indo-Europeans C. Harappan deities A. Which statement about Harappan society is false? A. Imported substantially more than they exported E. Evidence relating to trade indicates that Harappan India A. A Chinese invasion D. Focused on the worship of the moon E. Survived in Southeast Asia after the Harappan migration E. Reflected a strong concern for fertility D. after the collapse of the Harappan society. Was isolated and did not trade B. They had social distinctions D. Traded exclusively with Egypt D. Disappeared completely B. A Mesopotamian invasion E. Harappan religion A. Was strongly monotheistic C. Traded with Mesopotamia and Egypt 11. A devastating plague B. Traded exclusively with China C. Some scholars believe that. Focused on the worship of the sun B. Their writings have provided a wealth of information for historians E. A bloody civil war . Survived and found a place in the Hindu pantheon D. One of the biggest reasons for the decline of the Harappan society was A. Were transformed into destructive dragons by the Aryans 14.

" D. "people of Indra. Chinese merchants C. They brought the first written language to India E. The Aryans were A. Their use of battering rams E.15. "the pure." B. "horse masters. As a slave class that eventually rebelled against Harappan repression 18. Which of the following statements about the Aryans is not true? A. The Indo-Europeans who entered India called themselves Aryans. Their camels . The political remnants of the Harappan kings D. Their horses B. "agents of the lord king. Their use of bronze weapons C. They might have been the first people to domesticate horses. As part of a violent. Their use of iron weapons D. As religious pilgrims D. organized military campaign C. Germanic invaders 17. "noble people. After fleeing persecution in China E. Indo-Europeans E. The biggest military advantage of the Indo-Europeans was A. The priestly class of the Harappan society B. In a centuries-long migration B." E. They consumed both dairy products and beef 19." C. hitching them to carts and wagons B. Their original homeland was probably the Ukraine and southern Russia D. which means A. They spread variations of their language from India to Europe C." 16. The Aryans came into India A.

kshatriyas. Upanishads B. Brahmins E. Dasas 23. shudras C. Brahmins. Untouchables B. vaishyas. vaishyas D. Rajas E. shudras. Jati E. brahmins. shudras. Which of the following social classes in the caste system is associated with warriors and aristocrats? A. Brahmins. Kshatriyas 24. Most of our information about the early Aryans comes from the A. Which of the following answers reflects the early varna hierarchy from highest to lowest? A. Kshatriyas. vaishyas. Moksha D. Shudras C. Karma B. Book of Songs 21. Kshatriyas C. Kshatriyas. The Aryans referred to social classes by the term A. e. kshatriyas. d. Shudras B. brahmins. Varna C. brahmins. c. Kshatriyas. Vaishyas D. Dasas D. vaishyas . Raja 22.20. shudras B. Vaishyas D. The task of butchering animals or handling dead bodies usually fell to the A. Samsara E. shudras E. vaishyas. Vedas C.

When a Hindu widow voluntarily threw herself on her dead husband's funeral pyre it was known as A. Sati E.E. Lawbook of Manu E. Samsara D. Upanishads B. A priest in the caste system E. Strongly patriarchal D. Varuna B. Strongly patriarchal until the creation of the Lawbook of Manu changed gender rules 29. A jati is A. The first century B. An untouchable 26. Another name for the transmigration of the soul D. Work that dealt with moral behavior and social relationships was the A. Inanna . Indra C. Krishna E. Varna D. Agni D. Jati B.C. Book of Songs 27. Marked by equality of the sexes C. Rig Veda C. A sub-caste B. Strongly matriarchal B. What Aryan god was associated with war and rain? A. Alternately patriarchal and matriarchal depending upon which god was in power E. A serf in the caste system C. Dasa 28. Vedic society was A.25. Manu C.

Was the Aryan heaven E. Is a term associated with the brahmin caste B. An ethical code of conduct C. The Aryans believed that Varuna A. The enlightenment of the Buddha 32. A branch of the Indo-Europeans who settled in northern India C. The untouchables . A tightly-structured monotheism D. Is the concept which best expresses the patriarchal nature of Indian society C. Was the founder of India B. Was the goal of adolescent boys as they underwent ritualistic circumcision 34. The most important aspect of the Aryan religion during the early Vedic times was A. Oversaw the behavior of mortals and preserved the cosmic order D. Soma C. The "World of the Fathers" A. Represents the hierarchical nature of the caste system D. Wrote the Lawbook of Manu 31. Represented war and rain C. The acceptance of Indra as the redeemer E. The proper performance of ritual sacrifices B. Warriors E.30. Varuna B. The priestly class from the caste system B. Agni D. Commentaries and reflections on the Vedas D. Dasa 33. The hallucinogenic concoction drunk by Aryans during ritual sacrifices was known as A. Determined the caste that souls entered into as part of transmigration E. The Upanishads were A. Sati E.

Blood-letting and human sacrifice . Varna D. To escape the cycle of birth and rebirth and enter into permanent union with Brahman C. The two principal means to achieve the goal of moksha are A. he that does evil becomes evil. He that does good becomes good. Intellectual stimulation and hedonistic pleasure D.35. Dharma B. Artistic expression and logical intellectual progression E. Karma E. In Hinduism the highest goal of the individual soul was A. To perform sati 36. To follow the Four Noble Truths B. Asceticism and meditation C." A. Righteous battle and conquest B. To enter into permanent union with Indra and thus escape the cycle of permanent rebirth D. Samsara C. Moksha 37. This passage from the Upanishads explains what Hindu concept? "According as a man acts and walks in the path of life. so he becomes. To fulfill the individual's special destiny as spelled out in the process of predestination E.

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Righteous battle and conquest B.Chapter 04 #38 . (p.37. 103) The two principal means to achieve the goal of moksha are A. Intellectual stimulation and hedonistic pleasure D. Asceticism and meditation C. Artistic expression and logical intellectual progression E. Blood-letting and human sacrifice Bentley .

Quiz C-4 Summary Category Bentley .Chapter 04 # of Questions 37 .