unit5multiplechoice - Unit 5 Take-Home Exam 1. Which of the...

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Unit 5 Take-Home Exam 1. Which of the following was not a characteristic of Western modernization in the 20 th century? a) postindustrial economies that emphasize services, consumerism and cutting-edge technology b) hesitance to support social welfare programs c) stable democratization d) thorough urbanization e) tremendous scientific/technological achievements 2. Which of the following was not a cause of World War I? a) conflict in the Balkans supported by “big brother” Russia b) alliance system pits Russia and Britain against Germany and Japan c) Britain’s dominance in naval superiority in jeopardy d) competition over empires in Africa e) desire for Pan-Slavic Movement 3. Which of the following accurately depicts why World War I was considered a global conflict? a) former British colonies declare war on South Africa b) Lawrence of Arabia leads Ottoman Empire against Arabs c) Africans involved in fighting Germans on Western Front d) Australia and New Zealand attack Turks at Gallipoli e) Latin America sends millions of troops to Eastern Front 4. During wartime a) governments impose censorship on press b) if you’re pessimistic, considered a traitor c) government takes over industry to gear towards war d) women needed to take over male roles e) all of the above 5. Which of the following was not a long term effect of World War I a) Ensuing Spanish flu kills less people than World War I b) Russia has a revolution, communism takes over c) women’s suffrage movement succeeds d) General decline of European global power e) Social transformation where aristocracy loses power 6. How did World War II differ from World War I? a) war confined to European continent b) technology allowed war to become more global c) involvement of Asia in conflict d) utilized resources from Australia e) United States entered late in conflict 7. Which of the following was not a war crime of WWII? a) Japanese Rape of Nanking b) Japanese firebombing of American cities c) “comfort women” in Southeast Asia d) German murder of Gypsies and Christians e) Usage of POWs as subjects in medical experiments 8. What was the US’s initial policy toward Russian expansion? a) containment b) detainment c) domino theory d) nuclear proliferation e) perestroika 9. Which of the following was not an organization that followed World War II? a) COMECOM – Soviets economic assistance b) Warsaw Pact – organization that governs Poland c) NATO – military alliance protecting Western Europe d) OPEC – cartel of oil producing nations e) United Nations – attempted to ensure human rights 10. Which of the following led to the economic crisis of the 1970s? a) OPEC’s decision to reduce the supply of oil b) Eastern Block increase in agricultural production c) End of the Soviet Union d) Increased productivity of the West e) US reattaches currency to the gold standard 11. Which of the following term describes the situation during WWI where Latin America was forced to make up for the lack of European imports
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