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Flashcards in Test 4, Ch. 1-5; Geog. Facts 6-7 Deck (57):
1

The river valley that was the home of India's ancient civilization was the

Indus

2

The main religion of India is

Hinduism

3

India's largest city is

Mumbai (Bombay)

4

One important math principle developed in India was

place value

5

A seasonal wind that brings rain is a

monsoon

6

A line of rulers all in the same family is a

dynasty

7

What do Buddhists call the state of being free from suffering?

nirvana

8

The cotton material first made in India is

calico

9

What group of people invaded India from the north and developed the caste system?

Aryans

10

People not belonging to any caste are called

outcastes

11

The belief that the soul is reborn into some other man or animal is

reincarnation

12

The name "Buddha" means

Enlightened One

13

The "Father of Modern Missions" is

William Carey

14

An important leader in the struggle for Indian's independence was

Gandhi

15

India's first prime minister was

Nehru

16

The person who first took cotton goods form India to Europe was

Alexander the Great

17

The first European to reach India by sailing around Africa was

Vasco de Gama

18

An Indian ruler built the _____ as a tomb for his favorite wife.

Taj Mahal

19

One of India's major rivers in the

Ganges

20

The country once called East Pakistan is called _____ today.

Bangladesh

21

List 3 Sumerian inventions or discoveries.

wheel, writing, arch

22

What is a ziggurat?

a temple

23

What is cuneiform?

Sumerian writing

24

What famous citizen of Ur is mentioned in the Bible?

Abraham

25

What did Sumerians use to stamp their documents?

cylinder seal

26

What do archaeologists study?

ancient cultures

27

Whose most valuable contribution was the alphabet?

Phoenicians

28

What did the Lydians first make

coins

29

Which people were among the first to build an empire?

Hittites

30

What are the Canaanites known for?

no contributions

31

Which prophet was sent to preach at Niveveh?

Jonah

32

Who allowed the Jews to rebuild their temple?

Cyrus

33

What did Nebuchadnezzar build in Babylon that was considered a wonder of the ancient world?

The Hanging Gardens

34

What do we call man's attempts to put himself in the place of God?

humanism

35

What is the false idea that man began as an animal?

evolution

36

When did history begin?

the creation of man

37

What is our system of dating centered on?

Christ's coming to earth

38

The most commonly used language in the Middle East is

Arabic

39

The founder of Islam was

Muhammad

40

The holy book of Islam is the

Koran

41

The world's largest peninsula is

the Arabian Peninsula

42

The country that became a nation in 1948 is

Israel

43

The country known for its cedars in ancient times was

Lebanon

44

the country once called Persia is known today as

Iran

45

The most important natural resource is the Middle East today is

oil

46

Amman

Jordan

47

Ankara

Turkey

48

Baghdad

Iraq

49

Beirut

Lebanon

50

Damascus

Syria

51

Jerusalem

Israel

52

New Delhi

India

53

Riyadh

Saudi Arabia

54

Tehran

Iran

55

Know the following rivers on the world map:

Congo, Rhine, Volga, Yangtze

56

Know the following locations on the Middle East map:

Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, Arabian Sea, Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea

57

Know the following locations on the map of India:

New Delhi, Indus River, Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean