Indian Science, Technology, and Mathematics Civilizations Quiz

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India is known for manufacturing iron and metallurgic works.

True

Ayurveda is a traditional medicine that originated in ancient China.

False

China is known for inventing gunpowder, acupunctures, and the compass.

True

Middle East countries were dominantly occupied by Christians during the time period mentioned in the text.

False

Muslim scientists in the Middle East valued science experiments highly.

True

Egyptians contributed to the fields of astronomy, mathematics, and medicine.

True

The Maya civilization lasted for approximately 1,000 years.

False

Most Mayan people were hunters.

False

The Mayans developed a sophisticated form of written language called hieroglyphs.

True

The Mayans developed a complex calendar based on their astronomical observations.

True

The main crop of the Mayans was wheat.

False

Mayan cities only traded with each other and never went to war.

False

Incas practiced terrace agriculture.

True

Coastal Incan populations relied mainly on farming for their food.

False

Aztecs mandated education for all children regardless of social class, gender, or age.

True

The Incas understood the universe as divided between earth and fire.

False

Inca textile was not considered a prized artistic achievement.

False

One way for Aztecs to climb the social ladder was by excelling in agricultural practices.

False

Test your knowledge about the cultural, economic, scientific, and mathematical contributions of ancient Indian civilizations such as advancements in metallurgy, medicine (Ayurveda), astronomy, and mathematics by figures like Aryabhata. Explore the innovation and achievements of India in these fields.

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