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[pic] Review Assessment: Chapter 4: Multiple Choice Quiz

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Chapter 4: Multiple Choice Quiz
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Harappan religion reflected a strong concern for fertility. We know this because [pic]
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[pic]   it was very common for the peoples in other early agricultural societies to honor fertility gods or goddesses. [pic]   Question 2
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According to the teachings of the Upanishads, the highest goal of the individual soul was [pic]
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[pic]   to attain the state of moksha.
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According to the Upanishads,
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The inhabitants of Harappan society enjoyed a rich variety of diet. Their food included [pic]
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[pic]   wheat, barley, chicken, cattle, sheep, goats.
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The Indo-Europeans who migrated to the Indian subcontinent
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The period of Indian history from 1500 to 500 B.C.E. is called the Vedic Age. It is so called because [pic]
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[pic]   this was how the Aryans referred to this period.
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In the Chandogya Upanishad, a man explained to his son how
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[pic]   individuals were separate in universal reality.
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Believers in the Upanishads
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One of the hymns in the Rig Veda offered a brief account of the origins of the four varnas (castes). It was said that [pic]
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[pic]   the four castes were created according to the wills of Indra and Agni (the god of fire). [pic]   Question 10
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By about 1700 B.C.E., the residents of Harappa and Mohenjo-daro began to abandon their cities because [pic]
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The Upanishads can be best characterized as
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[pic]   the blending of Aryan and Dravidian values.
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Our understanding of Harappan society depends entirely on
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In the sites of Harappa and Mohenjo-daro, archeologists have found a high degree of standardization of weights, measures, architectural styles, and even brick sizes. Such standardization may suggest that [pic]

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[pic]   there was a high degree of commercialization in the economy. [pic]   Question 14
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Aryan religion during the early Vedic Age was relatively unconcerned with ethics, but concerned itself more with [pic]
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Archaeologists claim that there were sharp social distinctions in Harappan society, which can be illustrated by the people's [pic]
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[pic]   foods, clothes, and hairstyles.
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According to the teachings of the Upanishads, an individual should [pic]
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[pic]   observe high ethical standards like honesty, self-control,...
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