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A person who practices Hinduism would most likely
a) believe the Vedas are sacred
b) worship in a synagogue
c) pray facing Mecca
d) make a pilgrimage to Jerusalem

A similarity between Shinto in Japan and animism in African societies is that both
a) use the Torah to establish law codes
b) stress the importance of the Eightfold Path
c) believe that spirits exist in nature
d) base social rank on a caste system

The rule of Shi Huangdi, legalism, and the tomb of terra cotta soldiers are most closely associated with the
a) Maurya Empire
b) Qin dynasty
c) Persian Empire
d) Hellenistic culture

One similarity found in both Egyptian and Sumerian civilizations is that each developed a
a) monotheistic religion
b) compass
c) ziggurat
d) written language

One way in which filial piety in Confucian China and citizenship in ancient Athens are similar is that both
a) emphasized duties and responsibilities in society
b) encouraged the development of advanced technology
c) promoted respect for the physical environment
d) required that legalist principles be followed

• If a seignior has destroyed the eye of a member of the aristocracy, they shall destroy his eye. • If he has broken another seignior’s bone, they shall break his bone. Which document contains these statements?
a) Ten Commandments
b) Code of Hammurabi
c) Edicts of Asoka
d) Twelve Tables

The development of which early civilization was influenced most directly by the Tigris River, the Zagros Mountains, and the Syrian Desert?
a) Chinese
b) Maya
c) Egyptian
d) Mesopotamian

The Neolithic Revolution is often considered a turning point in history because
a) city dwellers learned to control fire
b) societies became more nomadic
c) nuclear families evolved into extended families
d) permanent settlements developed in river valleys

In which economic system used by early civilizations are decisions about the distribution of goods based primarily on customs, beliefs, and habits?
a) mixed
b) free-market
c) traditional
d) command

What is a major feature of a traditional economy?
a) nationalizing foreign-owned businesses
b) determining prices using a free market
c) establishing quotas based on five-year plans
d) bartering for goods and services

Which belief system is considered monotheistic?
a) Judaism
b) Confucianism
c) Shinto
d) animism

Filial piety and the five relationships are most often associated with
a) Confucianism
b) Hinduism
c) Daoism
d) animism

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