History of India
Try to answer these questions about the history of India.
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What was the former name of Mumbai?
What disputed region have China, India, and Pakistan battled to control?
What was Gandhi’s first name?
What honorific, meaning “great soul”, do many people know Gandhi by?
What culinary product did Gandhi march to the sea to obtain?
What country ruled the Indian subcontinent from 1858 to 1947?
What country controlled the state of Goa until India invaded and reconquered it in 1961?
What river is considered to be the “cradle of civilization” on the Indian subcontinent?
The oldest scriptures in Hinduism are known as the Vedas.
What language are they written in?
What Greek conqueror invaded India?
What empire controlled most of India from the 1500s to 1800s?
What famous mausoleum was built in Agra to house the tomb of Shah Jahan’s wife?
What worldwide religion follows the teachings of Siddhārtha Gautama?
What religion, started around 500 BC, practices non-violence against all people and animals?
Who was the first, and only, female Prime Minister of India?
Who was the first Prime Minister of India? (Hint: His jackets were iconic)
What popular board game is thought to have originated in India before 600 AD?
Who was the first person to sail from Europe to India?
What nomadic European ethnic group originally came from India?
What empire, led by Ashoka, controlled nearly the entire subcontinent in the 200s BC?
What Catholic nun gained international renown for her charity work in Calcutta?
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