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Communal riots among the prisoners in Abu Ghraib led to serious injuries and deaths of prisoners.The abduction and execution of Iraqi civilians by the U.S. Army in Baghdad agitated Iraqis, and that resulted in worldwide protests.News reports emerged that suspected terrorists were being tortured in the Iraqi prison of Abu Ghraib.
Question 3Which of the following groups was formed when several extremist militant Sunni groups from Iraq merged with various militant groups in Syria in 2013 and 2014?Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)Islamic Action Organization in Iraq (IAOI)Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq (ISCI)Islamic State Protection Organization (ISPO)Shia State Protection Organization(SSPO)Question 4Which of the following is true of the 1991 Gulf War under the presidency of George W. Bush’s father?The Islamic state of Iraq was formed.Iraq became a democratic country.Iraq’s oil reserves were taken over by the U.S. government.Osama bin Laden was captured and executed.Saddam Hussein continued his reign as the dictator of Iraq.Question 5The _____ declared America’s right to fght a “preemptive war” against any nation that might threaten the United States one day.Carter doctrineBush doctrineTruman doctrineObama doctrineReagan doctrineQuestion 6Hypothetical example: On November 1, 2001, the Citizen Commerce Corp. was subject to intense surveillance. The bank’s transaction records, databases, and employee records (including personal details) were scrutinized after an anonymous electronic message about a potential terrorist attack was received by the Central Intelligence Agency. This surveillance was executed under the _____.Secure Fence ActUSA PATRIOT Act
PROTECT ActHomeland Security ActMilitary Commissions ActQuestion 7Which of the following is a reason why Osama bin Laden and his al Qaeda network were angry at the United States?American efforts against communismAmerica’s invasion of IsraelAmerica’s embrace of ChristianityAmerican involvement in the Middle EastAmerican efforts against terrorismQuestion 8Which of the following American states were affected by Hurricane Katrina?Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and IllinoisMontana, North Dakota, Minnesota, and TexasNebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, and ArizonaAlabama, Florida, Mississippi, and LouisianaWashington, Oregon, Idaho, and TennesseeQuestion 9Which of the following was a reason for Democrat John Kerry’s loss in the 2004 presidential election?John Kerry was uncertain of what he would do in Iraq if he were elected president.John Kerry was an African American.John Kerry openly opposed veterans and criticized American soldiers.John Kerry was a failure in the Vietnam War.John Kerry did not support the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Question 10During George W. Bush’s presidency, the economy slowed considerably from the frenetic pace of the 1990s as _____.tax rates increasedelection campaigns incurred heavy expensesthe funding of the U.S. armed forces decreasedexpenses for the fght against terrorism mountedthe drought of 2003 caused low agricultural production