• To use this template:
– for each slide write the correct answer on the orange bar first – choose which option (A,B,C or D) and make sure you write the letter on the orange bar in place of the question mark – Now drag the orange bar on top of the correct option so it sits exactly over the top - now when you click through the onscreen animation, the correct answer will appear to be illuminated – View the next slide to see how it should look

Example of how it looks when complete, click on-screen show to view the animations
A - answer B - correct answer C - answer D - answer

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• “Phone a friend” • Ask the audience

Siddhartha Gautama was a royal prince of a northern Indian kingdom who gave up his worldly goods and he is better known as
A - Asoka B - Gandhi C – the Buddha D - Abraham

India’s golden age of learning and culture was during the-

A – British colonial rule B – The Gupta Dynasty the Gupta Dynasty C – the Mauryan Dynasty D – The Harrappan Civilization

The lowest caste, who do work Indians consider unclean and nicknamed the "untouchables" are the
A - Kshatrias B – Piedmont MS Teachers C - Brahmins D - Pariahs

Major world religion which grew from a mixture of Aryan beliefs and those of the Harappans and which has the concepts of reincarnation, Karma and Dharma
A - Hinduism B - Buddhism C - Judaism D - Islam


Meaning “divine law,” it directs Hindus to do the duty of their caste
A - Karma B - Dharma – Dharma C – Ten Commandments D – Eight-Fold Path

The highest mountains in the world

A - Himmalaya B - Andes C – The Rockies D - Cascades

Capital city in both the Mauryan and Gupta empires

A - Delhi B - Bombay C - Calcutta D - Pataliputra

A Hindu deity, he is the destroyer of the world
A - Vishnu B - Siva C - Krishna D - Surya

He founded and was the first emperor of the Mauryan dynasty

A - Asoka B – Siddhartha Gautama C - Chandragupta Maurya – Chandragupta Maurya D – Gunjin Kiri

The Aryan's great contribution to Ancient India's agricultural development was
A – iron plow B - fertilizer C – high yield rice grains D - dirt

The first great Buddhist king in India, he changed his life and dedicated his life to peace and justice after seeing the bloodshed following a battle  
A – Siddhartha Gautama B – Chandragupta Maurya C - Siva D - Asoka

This system determines a person’s job, social group, and marriage
A - Karma B - Caste C – Birth Order D – Education Level

The caste system may have developed in order to

A – determine seating order B – find actors for a play’s cast C – to immobilize broken arms D – keep control of the conquered

The Gupta Empire grew wealthy from

A - conquest of their enemies B – slave labor on their farms C - trade D – stock market investments