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Infanticide: Quiz


Question 1: In his book Germania, Tacitus wrote that the ancient ________ enforced a similar prohibition.
FrisiansGermanic ChristianitySuebiGermanic peoples

Question 2: Since feudal ________ the common slang for infanticide was "mabiki" which means to pull plants from an overcrowded garden.
JapanCambodiaUnited KingdomCanada

Question 3: [125] These include from microscopic rotifers and insects, to fish, ________, birds and mammals.

Question 4: The Twelve Tables of ________ obliged him to put to death a child that was visibly deformed.
Ancient RomeRoman ConstitutionRoman SenateRoman law

Question 5: [76] The infanticidal custom had such roots among the Ayoreo in ________ and Paraguay that it persisted until the late 20th century.

Question 6: The historical Greeks considered the practice of adult and child sacrifice ________.
BarbarianEuropeClassical antiquityDemosthenes

Question 7: [39] At the end of the 12th century, notes Richard Trexler, Roman women threw their newborns into the ________ even in daylight.
SabineTiber RiverLake BolsenaLazio

Question 8: ________ has also been signaled as a causative factor of infanticide.
Postpartum psychosisClear Lake City (Greater Houston)Andrea YatesElsevier

Question 9: Infanticide became a ________ in Roman law in 374 CE, but offenders were rarely if ever prosecuted.
StoningReligion and capital punishmentCapital punishmentTorture

Question 10: [89] In the 1990s, a certain stretch of the ________ was known to be a common site of infanticide by drowning, until government projects made access to it more difficult.
HubeiJiangsuYangtze RiverShanghai

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