Question 1. 1. Which of the following is an example of the “cracks” in the colonial system exposed by the First World War? (Points : 1)
Colonial soldiers were not authorized to shoot Europeans.
Colonial civilians developed pride in producing so many raw materials for the war effort.
African Americans killed colonial African soldiers in Europe.
Colonial troops were exposed to the ideals of liberation and to each other.
Question 2. 2. The increase of international corporate ownership and consumption of internationally produced goods are the two economic transformations that generated the use of the term ___________. (Points : 1)
Question 3. 3. The Women’s Liberation Movement was initially a response to ____________. (Points : 1)
nationalist movements’ insistence on “modern” dress, education, and rights for women
the restriction of women to roles as wives and mothers
an increased emphasis on subsistence crops in producer countries
the central role of women in communist states like the Soviet Union and Russia
Question 4. 4. The 1954 Vietminh victory over the French at Dien Bien Phu _____________. (Points : 1)
resulted in the immediate independence of Vietnam
inspired anti-colonial movements around the world
drew an increased military commitment from the French
was due entirely to Soviet support
Question 5. 5. Which of the following best describes the causes of the Allied victory in 1918? (Points : 1)
British blockade of Germany and the arrival of U.S. troops in Europe
France’s successful industrial and political policies in support of modern warfare
The defeat of Russia in 1917
Germany lost more battles than its opponents
Question 6. 6. Which of the following accurately explains a role empire played in the origins of the First World War? (Points : 1)
Germany hoped to conquer Ottoman territories on the Mediterranean.
Japan hoped to seize French and British colonies in Asia.
Britain’s priority was protecting its route to India.
Belgium had to protect its imperial reputation and African colonies.
Question 7. 7. Which was not a political transformation following the end of the First World War? (Points : 1)
Ottoman provinces became British and French protectorates and colonies.
Ethnic nationalists achieved “self-determination” and freedom across Asia and Africa.
The United States further expanded its empire.
German colonies in Africa and the Pacific were given to other nations.
Question 8. 8. Oil-producing nations have used large proportions of their profits for all of the following except (Points : 1)
distribute social services and support anti-colonial movements
influence global policies and fight wars
develop large wealthy classes and draw immigrants for labor and domestic work
Question 9. 9. Which of the following was the immediate cause of Britain’s entry into the First World War? (Points : 1)
The Young Turks led the Ottoman Empire into the war on Germany’s side.
France mobilized against Germany.
Japan declared war on Germany.
Germany moved through Belgium to attack France.
Question 10. 10. Which of the following did not contribute to the Great Depression that began in 1929? (Points : 1)
The sudden collapse of the U.S. stock market
A drought in the U.S.
A radical increase in Japanese production and foreign trade
Germany’s massive war debt
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