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WHAT VALLEY WAS HOME TO MESOPOTAMIA?
THE TIGRIS-EUPHRATES VALLEY
WHAT VALLEY DID INDIA RISE UP FROM?
INDUS VALLEY
WHICH VALLEY WAS THE LOCATION OF CHINA?
YELLOW RIVER, VALLEY
WHAT IS THE CHINESE NAME FOR YELLOW RIVER?
HUANG HE
WHAT COUNTRY HAS 700 DIFFERENT LANGUAGES AND A WONDERFUL VARIETY?
INDIA
WHAT IS THE THIRD LARGEST NATION IN ASIA?
INDIA
WHAT IS THE SECOND MOST POPULOUS COUNTRY IN THE WORLD AFTER CHINA?
INDIA
WHAT IS A CASTE SYSTEM?
A STRICT SOCIAL PLAN TO KEEP PEOPLES APART FROM EACH OTHER
HOW MANY CASTES WERE THERE IN THE EARLY YEARS OF INDIA?
FOUR
HOW MANY SUBCASTES?
THOUSANDS
WHO BELONGS TO THE BRAHMIN CASTE?
INDIAN PRIESTS
WHAT CASTE IS THE MOST IMPORTANT?
THE BRAHMINS
WHAT CASTE WAS SECOND AND LESS IMPORTANT?
PRINCES AND WARRIORS
WHO WERE MEMBERS OF THE THIRD CASTE?
LANDOWNERS AND MERCHANTS
WHO WAS IN THE FOURTH CASTE WHICH IS LEAST IMPORTANT?
FARMERS, LABORERS AND SERVANTS
WHAT WAS THE WORST PART ABOUT THE CASTE SYSTEM?
A PERSON COULD NEVER WORK HIS WAY OUT OF THE CASTE SYSTEM
WHAT HAPPENED IF A PERSON BROKE THE RULES OF HIS CASTE?
HE WAS PUT OUT OF HIS CASTE AND CONSIDERED AN OUTCASTE FOR THE REST OF HIS LIFE
IT WAS CONSIDERED A __________ IF AN OUTCASTE ACCIDENTALLY TOUCHED A PERSON BELONGING TO A CASTE.
DISGRACE
WHAT WERE OUTCASTES CALLED BECAUSE THEY WERE NOT ALLOWED TO TOUCH A CASTE MEMBER?
UNTOUCHABLES
DID UNTOUCHABLES BELONG TO A CASTE?
NO
WHAT IS THE MAIN RELIGION OF INDIA TODAY?
HINDUISM
WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE ONE UNIVERSAL SPIRIT THAT HINDUS BELIEVE IS MADE UP OF MANY GODS?
BRAHMA
WHAT DO HINDUS BELIEVE BRAHMA IS MADE OF?
MAN'S SOUL, ANIMALS AND EVEN PLANT LIFE
WHAT IS REINCARNATION?
WHEN SOMEONE OR SOMETHING DIES AND ITS SOUL IS REBORN INTO SOME OTHER NEWBORN MAN OR ANIMAL
THE RELIGION OF _________ IS MUCH LIKE HINDUISM
BUDDHISM
WHAT RELIGION WAS STARTED BY A MAN DISSATISFIED WITH HINDUISM?
BUDDHISM
WHAT DOES BUDDHA MEAN?
ENLIGHTENED ONE
WHAT MATERIAL GETS ITS NAME FROM AN INDIAN CITY?
CALICO - FROM CALICUT, A CITY IN INDIA WHERE THE MATERIAL WAS FIRST MADE
WHAT IS A LINE OF RULERS THAT SUCCEED EACH OTHER IN THE SAME FAMILY?
DYNASTY
WHO WAS THE FIRST EUROPEAN TO REACH INDIA BY SAILING AROUND AFRICA IN 1498?
VASCO DA GAMA
WHAT EMPIRE CONTROLLED INDIA AT THE TIME OF CHRIST?
THE MAURYAN DYNASTY
WHAT ENGLISH CO CONTROLLED INDIA FOR A TIME RIGHT AFTER THE DYNASTIES ENDED?
EAST INDIA COMPANY
NAME TWO MISSIONARIES TO INDIA
AMY CARMICHAEL, WILLIAM CAREY,
WHO WAS INDIA'S FIRST PRIME MINISTER?
NEHRU
WHAT TWO NEW COUNTRIES WERE ONCE PART OF INDIA?
BANGLADESH AND PAKISTAN
NAME THE THREE MAIN RIVERS OF INDIA
GANGES, THE INDUS AND BRAHMAPUTRA
WHAT ARE THE SEASONAL WINDS THAT BRING MUCH RAIN?
MONSOONS
WHAT IS INDIA'S CAPITAL CITY?
NEW DELHI
WHAT IS THE WORLD'S HIGHEST CHAIN OF MOUNTAINS?
HIMALAYAS
WHAT IS THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN ON EARTH?
MT EVEREST