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NEW YORK STATE REGENTS EXAMS
GLOBAL HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY - JUNE 2004

6 The Code of Hammurabi was a major contribution to the development of civilization because it

(1) treated citizens and slaves equally
(2) ended all physical punishment
(3) recorded existing laws for all to see
(4) rejected the principle of filial piety

7 One effect of rugged, mountainous geography on the civilization of
ancient Greece was the development of

(1) absolute monarchies
(2) separate, independent city-states
(3) extensive trade with the Persians
(4) belief in one God

8 Which heading best completes the partial outline below?
I..............................

A. Development of medical encyclopedias
B. Development of algebra and astronomical tables
C. Production of cotton textiles and woolen carpets
D. Production of literature, calligraphy, and geometric art

(1) Achievements of Feudal Societies
(2) Inventions During the Neolithic Revolution
(3) Issues of the Protestant Reformation
(4) Contributions of the Islamic Civilization

Base your answer to question 9 on the map below and on your
knowledge of social studies.

9 The routes shown on the map illustrate the

(1) spread of Christianity
(2) shift in European population
(3) expansion of apartheid
(4) pattern of the Bantu migrations

10 “Most Gracious, Most Merciful."
"Master of the Day of Judgment."
"Thee do we worship, And Thine aid we seek."
Source: ’Abdullah Yusuf-Ali, trans., The Meaning of the Holy Qur’an, Amana Publications (excerpted)

This translated quotation from the Qur’an [Koran] refers to

(1) Buddha      (3) Allah
(2) Shiva         (4) Muhammad

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