The Islamic Empires
1. The Mughal ruler who constructed the Taj Mahal was
a. Shah Jahan.
c. Zahir al-Din Muhammad.
d. Osman Bey.
2. The Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal empires were all
1. The earth came into existence around
a. five hundred million years ago.
b. one billion years ago.
c. four to five billion years ago.
d. ten billion years ago.
e. twenty-seven billion years ago.
The Great War: The World in Upheaval
1. The spark for World War I was provided when Gavrilo Princip assassinated
a. Francis Joseph.
b. Nicholas II.
c. Alexander Kerensky.
d. Francis Ferdinand.
e. Otto von Bismarck.
The Making of Industrial Society
1. The industrial revolution began in
a. the United States.
b. Great Britain.
2. Crucial to industrialization was
a. the leadership role taken
Societies at Crossroads
1. The leader of the Taiping rebellion was
b. Hong Xiuquan.
c. Kang Youwei.
d. Lin Zexu.
e. Ito Hirobumi.
2. In 1851, Hong Xiuquan proclaimed his own dynasty, the Taiping
The Building of Global Empires
1. Cecil Rhodes was
a. the British military leader who was responsible for a boom in naval expansion.
b. the American politician who articulated the belief in manifest destiny.
c. responsible for t
New Conflagrations: World War II and the Cold War
1. World War II began with
a. the assassination of Francis Ferdinand.
b. Japanese attacks on China.
c. a Russian invasion of Poland.
d. the Nazi invasion of Poland.
e. the German
A World without Borders
1. The Russian leader who brought massive reform to the Soviet Union beginning in 1985 was
a. Boris Yeltsin.
b. Mikhail Gorbachev.
c. Leonid Brezhnev.
d. Nikita Khrushchev.
e. Vladimir Putin.
The End of Empire
1. On 30 January 1948, Mohandas Gandhi was assassinated by
a. an agent of the Soviet Union.
b. a renegade Sikh militant.
c. a CIA agent.
d. a Hindu extremist.
e. an Islamic terrorist.
Nationalism and Political Identities in Asia, Africa,
and Latin America
1. In the decades following World War I, nationalism was most powerful in Asia in the regions
e. China and India
An Age of Anxiety
1. The term lost generation was coined by
a. Erich Maria Remarque.
b. John Steinbeck.
c. Karl Barth.
d. Sun Yatsen.
e. Gertrude Stein.
2. The writer whose Decline of the West proposed that E
The Americas in the Age of Independence
1. Fatt Hing Chin was
a. the founder of the Qing dynasty.
b. the leader of the White Lotus peasant movement.
c. the author of The Romance of the Three Kingdoms.
d. the leader of the Taipin
Revolutions and National States in the Atlantic World
1. The author of the Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen was
a. Marie Antoinette.
b. Olympe de Gouges.
c. Maximilien Robespierre.
d. Simone de Beauvoir.
The Transformation of Europe
1. Luthers initial stimulus for formulating the Ninety-Five Theses was
a. his excommunication from the Roman Catholic church.
b. the sale of indulgences.
c. his time spent in England during the Engli
Reaching Out: Expanding Horizons of Cross-Cultural
1. Ibn Battuta was
a. a Moroccan legal scholar who traveled extensively and recorded his observations.
b. the sultan of Delhi.
c. the leader of the central Asian kin