NEW YORK STATE REGENTS EXAMS
Base your answers to questions 6 and 7 on the statements below and
on your knowledge of social studies.
Speaker A: We must return to the ideas of the Bible. ‘We should encourage people to
read and interpret religious scripture for themselves.
Speaker B: Our people worship many gods, who control the peoples’ activities, such as
birth, death, and commerce.
Speaker C: Our people received the Ten Commandments at Mount Sinai. We are
few in number, but we will bring these commandments to all people.
Speaker D: We trace our religion’s birth to the flight of our greatest prophet from
Mecca to Medina.
7 Which speaker refers to the establishment of Islam?
8 In almost every society, the problem of scarcity must be dealt with
Base your answer to question 9 on the diagram below and on your
Base your answers to questions 10 and 11 on the quotation below and on your
knowledge of social studies.