Flashcards in Test 4, Ch. 1-5; Geog. Facts 6-7 Deck (57):
The river valley that was the home of India's ancient civilization was the
The main religion of India is
India's largest city is
One important math principle developed in India was
A seasonal wind that brings rain is a
A line of rulers all in the same family is a
What do Buddhists call the state of being free from suffering?
The cotton material first made in India is
What group of people invaded India from the north and developed the caste system?
People not belonging to any caste are called
The belief that the soul is reborn into some other man or animal is
The name "Buddha" means
The "Father of Modern Missions" is
An important leader in the struggle for Indian's independence was
India's first prime minister was
The person who first took cotton goods form India to Europe was
Alexander the Great
The first European to reach India by sailing around Africa was
Vasco de Gama
An Indian ruler built the _____ as a tomb for his favorite wife.
One of India's major rivers in the
The country once called East Pakistan is called _____ today.
List 3 Sumerian inventions or discoveries.
wheel, writing, arch
What is a ziggurat?
What is cuneiform?
What famous citizen of Ur is mentioned in the Bible?
What did Sumerians use to stamp their documents?
What do archaeologists study?
Whose most valuable contribution was the alphabet?
What did the Lydians first make
Which people were among the first to build an empire?
What are the Canaanites known for?
Which prophet was sent to preach at Niveveh?
Who allowed the Jews to rebuild their temple?
What did Nebuchadnezzar build in Babylon that was considered a wonder of the ancient world?
The Hanging Gardens
What do we call man's attempts to put himself in the place of God?
What is the false idea that man began as an animal?
When did history begin?
the creation of man
What is our system of dating centered on?
Christ's coming to earth
The most commonly used language in the Middle East is
The founder of Islam was
The holy book of Islam is the
The world's largest peninsula is
the Arabian Peninsula
The country that became a nation in 1948 is
The country known for its cedars in ancient times was
the country once called Persia is known today as
The most important natural resource is the Middle East today is
Know the following rivers on the world map:
Congo, Rhine, Volga, Yangtze
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