To go along with 6th grade social studies standards, this is a video with questions for the history of India and Hinduism.
While watching this video, you may pause and go to any location to review the content again. The video starts at the 1:00 mark and you may want to jump to that point to save time. It is 23 minutes long, so this assignment may take 40+ minutes to complete with 18 questions. All the questions go in order with the video. Good luck and have fun!
The History of Hindu India, Part One: From Ancient Times
What is the sea to the west of India?
What is the body of water to the east of India called?
What were the cities of India connected with?
What did archaeologists discover 5000 years later? (name ONE)
True or false. We have deciphered ancient Indian writing.
Discoveries that connect the far past with today are (select all named in video):
statues of the mother goddess
worship of the shiva lingam
flies in your soup
symbolism in the performing arts
The red spot on an Indian woman's forehead signifies what?
She is one with Buddha.
She has been to the top of Mt. Everest.
She played a game and won a prize.
She is a married woman.
What is the central holy books of Hinduism?
What does the word Sindhu mean? (simple one-word answer)
What is the name of the system made up of groups of people with specfic occupations in India? (two words)
Who is at the top of the class system in India?
What group was at the bottom of the class system in India?
True or false. Life was easy in India.
Indian astronomers calculated the length of what with accuracy?
What means "That which upholds?"
Who led India's independence in 1947 through nonvilolent means?
Martin Luther King, Jr.
What is central to every Hindu?
bathing the river Ganges
What festival is the biggest celebration in India? The Festival of ________.
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