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1

Much of modern Indian culture can be traced to which early Indian culture?

Indus-Sarasvati

2

The earliest known settlement on the Indian subcontinent is ____.

Mehrgarh

3

What type of artifacts at Mehrgarh are impressive remnants of this civilization?

copper artifacts

4

What happened to the civilization at Mehrgarh?

It was abandoned.

5

What object showed that the Indus Civilization had an understanding of mathematics by its ratio?

bricks

6

Indus written communication took the form of ____.

symbols and scenes

7

Where did the Vedic Civilization develop?

Indo-Gangetic Plain

8

From where do we gain most of our information about the Vedic civilization?

religious writings called the Vedas

9

What practices were part of the Vedic religion?

mantras
sacrifices
singing
prayers