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1

What other types of products are an aspect of India's economy?

textiles, and clothing dyes

2

This is a deep blue dye used in blue jeans

indigo

3

What did British exploitation of the indigo market cause?

farmer revolt of 1859

4

Today, what is the fastest growing industry in India?

software companies, and information technology

5

In which southern city does technology companies flourish?

Bangalore

6

Which city is know as the "Pink City"?

Jaipur

7

Why is Jaipur called the "Pink City"?

many of it's buildings are made of pink sandstone

8

What does "Hawa Mahal" mean?

Palace of Winds

9

Describe the Hawa Mahal

pink sandstone with small windows and carved designs

10

Name one of the largest Hindu temple complexes

Meenakshi Amman Temple

11

Where can the Meenakshi Amman Temple be found?

Madurai

12

List the spices that India produces

cinnamon, nutmeg, pepper, green and red chiles, cardamom, cumin, saffron, and turmeric