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Question 1: The ________'s first mention of the phrase "an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, a hand for a hand, a foot for a foot" appears in Ex 21:22–27.

Question 2: ends in making everybody blind" has been attributed to ________.
C. RajagopalachariJawaharlal NehruMohandas Karamchand GandhiAbul Kalam Azad

Question 3: The English word talion means a punishment identical to the offence, from the ________ talio.
Roman EmpireVulgar LatinOld LatinLatin

Question 4: In the ________ (part of the Sermon on the Mount), Jesus urges his followers to turn the other cheek when confronted by violence:
New CovenantExpounding of the LawJudaizersCouncil of Jerusalem

Question 5: It was one of the points of 'fulfilment or destruction' of the Hebrew law which the ________ St. Augustine already discussed in his Contra Faustum, Book XIX.
Early ChristianityCatholic ChurchChurch FathersEast–West Schism

Question 6: In ________ the Quran permits exact and equivalent retribution.
IslamMuslim historyIslamic schools and branchesMosque

Question 7: ________ later used this phrase in the context of racial violence: "The old law of an eye for an eye leaves everyone blind"[7]
Rosa ParksSouthern Christian Leadership ConferenceAfrican-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)Martin Luther King, Jr.

Question 8: Sadducees and modern-day ________ understand these laws literally as corporal punishment [[1]].
Jewish holidayKaraite JudaismAshkenazi JewsKhazars

Question 9: In the famous legal code written by ________, the principle of exact reciprocity is very clearly used.

Question 10: Should a person commit a ________ that results in personal injury of the plaintiff, they do not have to give up their own limb, but rather, merely pay for the repairing of the injury (e.g.
TortReasonable personProduct liabilityNegligence


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