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Which document contains the following statement: If a son has struck his father, they shall cut off his hand
a) Ten Commandments
b) Code of Hammurabi
c) Edicts of Asoka
d) Twelve Tables

The Code of Hammurabi relies on the idea that
a) governments must provide their people with rights
b) harsh laws are needed to control society
c) all subjects are equal under the law
d) religion and government must be brought closer together

The Code of Hammurabi was a major contribution to the development of civilization because it
a) treated citizens and slaves equally
b) ended all physical punishment
c) recorded existing laws for all to see
d) rejected the principle of filial piety

Hammurabi's Code was significant to society because it established
a) democratic governments
b) rules of behavior
c) official religions
d) economic systems

The Code of Hammurabi was designed to
a) create a stable society
b) promote peaceful relations with other cultures
c) provide a framework for the development of democracy
d) emphasize the importance of life after death

Hammurabi's code of laws promoted the idea that
a) worship of leaders will maintain the power of an empire
b) an informed citizenry will help maintain peace and prosperity
c) equality of the people is the most important goal of government
d) harsh punishments for crimes will lead to a more orderly society

The Code of Hammurabi established
a) trade agreements with neighboring countries
b) tolerance for the different religions of their people
c) written legal systems
d) social class equality

The importance of the Code of Hammurabi is that it
a) established legal principles
b) institued democratic governments
c) provided religious freedom
d) promoted equality for all classes

The Code of Hammurabi is an example of
a) written rules for legal procedures
b) the power of strong kings to control trade
c) regulations on the way to conduct wars against neighboring nations
d) the power of a legislature to veto laws passed by absolute monarchs

Where is the idea expressed in the following quotation found: If a nobleman has destroyed the eye of a member of the aristocracy, they shall destroy his eye
a) Ten Commandments
b) Twelve Tables
c) Justinian Code
d) Code of Hammurabi

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