Social Impact of Technology SO245 Spring 2018 Lesson 6 Exam Question 1 2.5 / 2.5 points In the actuality of war, the means of diplomacy–trade, commerce, and civil discourse–are suspended. Therefore, it can be said that: Question options: war is an extension of politics by other means. there is a radical discontinuity between peace and war. there is an inevitable alternation between war and peace. diplomacy is an ineffective effort to forestall inevitable armed conflict. Question 2 2.5 / 2.5 points Napoleon set the stage for modern warfare through mastering all of the following EXCEPT: Question options: using cavalry as shock troops. rapid mobility. assembling the first civilian volunteer army. employing mass firepower. Question 3 2.5 / 2.5 points In respect to the Treaty of Versailles, the last of Wilson's 14 points proposed: Question options: that all nations must disarm. the creation of a League of Nations. the creation of a World Court. that nations shall not enter into secret agreements. 2.5 / 2.5 points
Question 4 During the American Civil War, which of these technological advances was directly linked to logistics? Question options: The invention of the Spencer repeating rifle The utilization of machine mass production The utilization of the factory system The use of railroads for moving men and supplies Question 5 2.5 / 2.5 points Which of these Polish death camps combined forced labor and annihilation? Question options: Sobibor Auschwitz-Birkenau Chelmo Treblinka Question 6 2.5 / 2.5 points In 1914, Great Britain declared war against Germany. What was the reason for this decision? Question options: Britain had to honor its treaty with Belgium. The British felt that they should render assistance to France. The British were alarmed by Russia's rush to mobilize. Britain was an age-old enemy of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. 2.5 / 2.5 points
Question 7 During which major battle in the Pacific did kamikaze attacks result in very high American casualty rates? Question options: Iwo Jima Okinawa Battle of Midway Guadalcanal Question 8 2.5 / 2.5 points During the first day of the Battle of the Somme, of 100,000 British troops who stormed the German defenses, some 60,000 were killed by: Question options: massed artillery.
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