1. When and where did civilization first arise in India?
Answer: Indus River Valley, approximately 3000 B.C.
2. In order from highest to lowest, what were the five major castes in Indian society?
Answer: Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaisayas, Sudras and Untouchables
3. Which two of the world's greatest religions began in India?
Answer: Hinduism and Buddhism
4. Define reincarnation, and explain how karma affects it.
Answer: Reincarnation is the belief that an individual's soul is born in a different form after death. Karma affects it by determining what people will be in their next life.
5. Who was the founder of Buddhism?
Answer: Siddhartha Gautama.