Question 1.1. (TCO 6) The 1914 assassination of the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne was a factor in causing World War I. What else might be considered factors? (Points : 4) British and German competition for the largest global empire The arms race to create weapons to defend empires The power of nationalism, which suggested that one’s nation is superior to others All of the above Question 2.2. (TCO 6) The United States entered World War I because it (Points : 4) had to honor alliance commitments. desired to acquire territory, especially colonies. was hostile to German submarine warfare and German militarism. was interested in building up its military establishment. Question 3.3. (TCO 5) Nicholas II of Russia abdicated the throne following (Points : 4) the Bolshevik takeover. the return of Lenin to Russia. the failure of his troops to put down demonstrations in Petrograd. Both A and B Question 4.4. (TCO 5) What event marked the beginning of World War II? (Points : 4) The Nazi-Soviet Pact The German invasion of Poland The Anschluss Germany's annexation of the Sudetenland
Question 5.5. (TCO 9) The Cold War got hot, or flared up into actual fighting, in (Points : 4) Korea Hungary China Italy Question 6.6. (TCO 9) During the Cuban Missile Crisis, the United States and the Soviet Union were led by (Points : 4) Reagan and Gorbachev. Reagan and Khrushchev. Kennedy and Castro. Kennedy and Khrushchev. Question 7.7. (TCO 8) What was the intention of the Marshall Plan? (Points : 4) To rebuild the military power of western Europe To help the Japanese economy recover from the war To rebuild the economies of war-shattered Europe To prevent the spread of Communism into Africa and Asia Question 8.8. (TCO 6) Why did India become two countries after independence in 1947? (Points : 4) Mohandas Gandhi insisted on two nations. The British government did not want a country dominated by Islam. Hindu leaders feared discrimination in a Muslim-majority India. Muslim leaders feared discrimination in a Hindu-majority India.
Question 9.9. (TCO 2) Gamal Nasser was (Points : 4) a pan-Arabist, secular, national leader. an advocate of fundamentalist Islam. a Turkish leader. a loyal ally of the United States. Question 10.10. (TCO 2) This noted Israeli prime minister was the first female prime minister of her country. (Points : 4) Golda Meir Margaret Thatcher Indira Gandhi None of the above Question 11.11. (TCO 4) One problem that arose in East Germany after reunification was (Points : 4) the presence of U.S. troops. lack of support for the EU. a lack of national pride. high unemployment. Question 12.12. (TCO 4) The only Eastern European country that had widespread bloodshed in 1989 was (Points : 4) Romania Czechoslovakia Bulgaria Poland
Question 13.13. (TCO 7) In the last part of the twentieth century, traditional religious values have (Points : 4) increased in much of the Islamic and Christian worlds.
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