Indian History A-Z

Guess these people, places, and things from India history that start with each letter of the alphabet.
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A
City where Shah Jahan of Mughal Empire built Taj Mahal for his favorite wife in 1632
Agra
B
Founder and first emperor of the Mughal dynasty
Babur
C
This popular board game is thought to have been originated in India before 600 AD
Chess
D
The first European to reach India via the ocean
Vasco da Gama
E
Title that once was held by Queen Victoria
Empress of India
F
Society system that made up the social structure of India until independence in 1947
Feudalism
G
Region India invaded and reconquered from the Portuguese in 1961
Goa
H
Mahatma Gandhi's religion
Hinduism
I
Mahatma Gandhi was a member of this political party which gave its
flag's colors to the Indian national flag
Indian National
Congress
J
religion that started around 500 BC and practices non-violence against all
people and animals
Jainism
K
Region over which India fought against Pakistan from 1947 until 1949
Kashmir
L
One of the major sites of the Indian Rebellion of 1857
Lucknow
M
Ashoka-led empire that controlled nearly the entire subcontinent in the 200s BC
Maurya Empire
N
First prime minister of India
Jawaharlal Nehru
O
State that was formerly known as "Orissa"
Odisha
P
India has had the most wars and conflicts with this country since its independence
Pakistan
Q
Speech that was made by Mahatma Gandhi in 1942
Quit India
R
Nat nomadic European ethnic group that originally came from India
Romani
S
The first Sikh prime minister of India, 2004-2014
Manmohan Singh
T
Catholic nun that gained international renown for her charity work in Calcutta
Mother Teresa
U
The 6th century Arab caliphate failed to conquer the Indian subcontinent
Umayyad Caliphate
V
Name of the oldest sculptures in Hinduism
Vedas
W
About 2.5 million Indian troops fought and around 87,000 died in this war
World War II
X
Spanish missionary who traveled to G
Francis Xavier
Y
Indian spiritual practice that was exported to the West as a form of exercise
Yoga
Z
Religious group that fled to India from Persia after the Arab invasion
Zoroastrians
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