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The Earth and Its Peoples

History

Quiz 6 :

India and Southeast Asia, 1500 Bce-1025 Ce

Quiz 6 :

India and Southeast Asia, 1500 Bce-1025 Ce

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The Hindu concept of the release from the cycle of reincarnation is called:
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D

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The Vedic Age was a new historical period in India marked by
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The reincarnation of a person's immortal essence - their atman - into a given class depends on:
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B

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The varna system developed in order to create
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Indian ritual sacrifices were intended to
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The Indian "subcontinent" typically refers to India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and .
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The ultimate spiritual reward in Buddhism is
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A persistent discrimination problem in Indian society that is traceable to the Vedic Age is:
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Three harvests each year have been possible in some parts of India because of
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The collection of Indian detailed prose descriptions of procedures for ritual and sacrifice is the:
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The Brahmins may have delayed the introduction of writing because
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Some followers of Buddhism took vows of
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Jainism adherents believed in extreme nonviolence, to the extent they
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The underlying message of the cycle of reincarnation is that you are where you deserve to be, and the only way to improve your lot in the next cycle of existence is to:
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Buddhists who had found enlightenment and were on the eve of nirvana but who chose to be reborn into a new body in order to help others along the path of salvation were called:
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Siddhartha Gautama articulated the "Four Noble Truths," which taught that life is suffering, that suffering is caused by desire, that the solution to suffering is curbing one's desires, and that:
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Buddhism and Jainism gained popularity in the late Vedic period because
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Buddhists who followed the original teachings of the Buddha were called practitioners of Theravada, while those who followed more popular newer features were called:
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Which of the following statements about women in the Vedic Age cannot be learned from Vedic literature?
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Calling into question the priests exclusive hold on salvation, which of the following was a way that individuals sought an alternative path to salvation?
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