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World History Warm Ups
Week 9: India Part II

1. Which ruler of the Mauryan Empire is generally considered to be the greatest ruler in the history of India?

Answer: Asoka

2. What Mughal monarch finally accepted both Hindus and Muslims into the government?

Answer: Akbar

3. What British company was given a trade monopoly in India?

Answer: British East India Company

4. In 1876, what title was bestowed upon Queen Victoria?

Answer: Empress of India

5. What technique did Gandhi use to gain independence for India?

Answer: nonviolence

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