Vocabulary
Religion/Philosophy
Empires
Geography
Achievements
100

The seasonal winds and rains that cause flooding in India

Monsoon

100

This philosophy was established on the belief that people were inherently bad and needed structure to deter bad behavior

Legalism

100

Empire of India in 321 BC ruled by Chandragupta

Maurya dynasty

100

What geographic feature separates India from China?

The Himalayan Mountains

100

What structure did China build to defend itself from invaders?

The Great Wall of China

200

The belief in the rebirth of the soul into another being

Reincarnation

200

One of the worlds most popular religions who celebrates many God's including the creator Brahma

Hinduism

200

Who was Chandragupta's son who became emperor in 268 BC

Asoka

200

What are the main 2 rivers in China

The Yellow River (North)

The Yangzi River (South)

200

True or False: India, developed into a center of world trade?

True

300

A transcendent state in which there is no suffering, desire, or state of self 

Nirvana

300

The Ultimate goal of reaching unity with Brahma is called __________.

Moksha

300

What philosophy of governance did the Qin Dynasty have?

Legalism

300

Ancient Civilizations often establish themselves next to what geological feature?

River Valleys

300

What material was China most known for producing and selling world wide?

Silk

400

The father or eldest son makes the decisions for the household in this type of home

Patriarchal

400

Siddhartha Gautama created this religion after seeing death and poverty. It was unique in that it used meditation and rejected the Caste system

Buddhism

400

What philosophy of governance did the Han dynasty have?

Confucianism

400
South East India has a large geological feature called the Deccan _________.

Plateau

400

Give an example of an advancement China made for engineering

Suspension bridges, pumps, and wheel barrows 

500

A person can come close to achieving Moksha by obeying the laws of _________

Karma

500

What are the 5 levels of the Caste system

Brahmins (Priests)

Kshatriyas (Warriors)

Vaishyas (Herders and Farmers)

Shudras (unskilled workers)

Pariahs (untouchables)

500

How did the Empires use the Caste System to control the people within their society

(Open ended response)

500

How did geography effect the unification of India

the diverse geography created different cultures and languages which made it difficult to unite

500

Which Dynasty caused most of China's problems through harsh laws, high taxes, and forced labor?

Qin Dynasty

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