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Question 16 of 40More than 50 million people died in World War II. However, the country that sustained the largest number of fatalities, by far, including combatants and noncombatants, was:•A. Great Britain.•B. France.•C. Germany.•D. the Soviet Union.Question 17 of 40A day after Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, __________ ordered mobilization against Austria-Hungary.
5.0/ 5.0 Points5.0/ 5.0 Points5.0/ 5.0 PointsQuestion 18 of 40During the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan, covert military aid was provided by the United States and others to the militant mujahidin. As a result, the Soviet forces were driven out of that country. This is an example of a/an __________ war.Question 19 of 40Civilian mortality during wars was about 15 percent of all casualties during World War I. That rate climbed to 65 percent in World War II. Today the civilian casualty rate is around __________ percent.Question 20 of 40In terms of sheer geographic extent, the largest imperial state in ancient history was established under:•A. Genghis Khan.•B. the Roman Empire.•C. Alexander the Great.
5.0/ 5.0 Points5.0/ 5.0 Points5.0/ 5.0 Points•D. the Ottoman Empire.Part 2 of 2 - 95.0/ 100.0 PointsQuestion 21 of 40In 1957, the first sub-Saharan British colony to declare independence was Ghana, formerly known as:Question 22 of 40Colonies established by the Dutch East India Company in Indonesia were aimed at monopolizing the __________ trade.Question 23 of 40In the French colonies of West Africa, an effort was made to establish a Francophile community, wherein people of the different colonies embraced French culture. This effort was: