Thousands of years ago, a very advanced people, who built planned cities, settled along the Indus River. A thousand years later, a new group, the Aryans, arrived from Central Asia. They told wonderful stories! In the Gupta Empire, the "Golden Age" of ancient India, people had religious freedom and free medical care!

These are questions we created about the Indus Valley Civilization, the Aryans and the Vedic Age, the Gupta Empire, and two major world religions - Hinduism and Buddhism - that we believe you might find on a homework assignment, a unit quiz or an exam about ancient India. Test yourself. See if you remember the answer (or guess the answer), then click the "Show Answer" button under each question to see if you are right!

Questions About Ancient India ...

Five Themes of Ancient India Geography

The Indus Valley Civilization

The Aryans and the Vedic Age

The Caste System

Comparison of Hinduism and Buddhism

The Gupta Empire

Ancient India Achievements and Contributions