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Online Exam 7_06

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Part 1 of 2 Question 4 of 40

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Regarding __________ colonialism, the highest rates of alcoholism, depression, poverty, and
suicide are found among Native Americans.

A. domestic
B. indigenous
C. internal
D. nativist
Question 5 of 40

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Which of these Polish death camps combined forced labor and annihilation?

A. Sobibor
B. Auschwitz-Birkenau
C. Chelmo
D. Treblinka
Question 6 of 40

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According to your reading, regarding the Spanish conquest of the Aztecs, which statement is
TRUE?

A. The role of Aztec warriors was forcing weaker states to pay tribute.

B. The Aztecs thought the Spaniards were demons.


C. Because the Aztecs were illiterate, they could not read Spanish treaty provisions.
D. The Aztecs rallied numerous tribes in an effort to defeat the Spaniards.
Question 7 of 40

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During which major battle in the Pacific did kamikaze attacks result in very high American
casualty rates?

A. Iwo Jima
B. Okinawa
C. Battle of Midway
D. Guadalcanal
Question 8 of 40

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According to __________, Armed conflict kills and maims more children than soldiers.

A. Graa Machel
B. S.L.A. Marshall
C. Franklin Roosevelt
D. Lt. Col. Grossman
Question 9 of 40

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At the outset of World War II, the Western Allies initial military operations took place in:

A. North Africa.

B. Sicily.
C. the Middle East.
D. southern Italy.
Question 10 of 40

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Anthropologist R. Brian Ferguson offered evidence that war became frequent about __________
years ago.

A. 4,000
B. 6,000
C. 10,000
D. 3,000
Question 11 of 40

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A day after Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, __________ ordered mobilization against
Austria-Hungary.

A. Britain
B. Russia
C. Italy
D. France
Question 12 of 40

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During the first day of the Battle of the Somme, of 100,000 British troops who stormed the
German defenses, some 60,000 were killed by:

A. massed artillery.
B. mustard gas.
C. machine guns.
D. counterattacking German troops.
Question 13 of 40

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More 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 14 of 40

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During World War I, the Triple Alliance consisted of:

A. Britain, France, and the United States.


B. The Austro-Hungarian Empire, France, and Britain.
C. Britain, France, and Russia.
D. France, Britain, and Italy.
Question 15 of 40

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By the end of World War II, the only two countries that could claim to be world powers were:

A. Japan and the United States.

B. Germany and Japan.


C. the Soviet Union and Germany.
D. the United States and the Soviet Union.
Question 16 of 40

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Napoleon set the stage for modern warfare through mastering all of the following EXCEPT:

A. using cavalry as shock troops.


B. rapid mobility.
C. assembling the first civilian volunteer army.
D. employing mass firepower.
Question 17 of 40

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Civilian 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.

A. 70
B. 75
C. 80
D. 90
Question 18 of 40

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Who among the following proposed that Man is wolf to man?

A. Winston Churchill

B. Robert Lewis Stevenson


C. Sigmund Freud
D. Aristotle
Question 19 of 40

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During 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.

A. limited
B. proxy
C. guerilla
D. asymmetric
Question 20 of 40

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The French wars of religion amounted to a civil war that ended in:

A. the conclusive victory of the Roman Catholic Church.


B. a protracted and inconclusive stalemate.
C. the conclusive victory of the Protestant Huguenots.
D. the expulsion from France of all French Protestants.
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Question 21 of 40

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Since 1931, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are referred to as __________ of the British
Commonwealth.

A. provinces
B. colonies
C. crown provinces
D. dominions
Question 22 of 40

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According to Wallerstein, which of these core regions was the first global hegemon?

A. The British Empire


B. The United States
C. The Dutch Republic
D. The Spanish Empire
Question 23 of 40

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In what year did Napoleon become the emperor of France?

A. 1789
B. 1804
C. 1799
D. 1815
Question 24 of 40

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Every __________ person on our planet lives in poverty.

A. third
B. fifth
C. eighth
D. tenth
Question 25 of 40

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In 1957, the first sub-Saharan British colony to declare independence was Ghana, formerly
known as:

A. Mali.
B. Tunisia.
C. Niger.
D. the Gold Coast.
Question 26 of 40

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When was Japan a de facto colony?

A. Under General Douglas Macarthur from 1945 to 1947


B. During the Meiji Restoration
C. Briefly following the Russo Japanese of 1905
D. During the Chinese Yuan Dynasty
Question 27 of 40

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Between 1600 and 1765, the British East India Company established __________ at Bombay,
Calcutta, and Madras.

A. presidencies
B. companies
C. provinces
D. commonwealths
Question 28 of 40

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Great Britain outlawed the slave trade in:

A. 1865.
B. 1861.
C. 1833.
D. 1807.
Question 29 of 40

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According to Wallerstein, all of these countries are considered core states EXCEPT:

A. Canada.
B. China.
C. Japan.
D. New Zealand.
Question 30 of 40

In 1750, Sir Robert Clive:

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A. established the British trading post at Madras.


B. defeated the French military assault in India.
C. established the British trading center at Calcutta.
D. single-handedly established the British Raj in India with his forces.
Question 31 of 40

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In 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:

A. a total failure.
B. in fact, mainly successful in French Indochina.
C. successful in that adoption of French culture muted ethnic differences.
D. partly successful in Algeria and Mali.
Question 32 of 40

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Wallenstein describes the world system as dynamic and ever changing. Thus, today, all of these
countries are considered postindustrial states EXCEPT:

A. the United States.


B. the European Union.
C. Brazil.
D. Japan.
Question 33 of 40

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The poorest country in the Western Hemisphere is:

A. Mexico.
B. Guatemala.
C. Haiti.
D. Ecuador.
Question 34 of 40

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In America, classical liberalism was abandoned for a time, following:

A. the signing of the Treaty of Versailles.


B. the Civil War.
C. President Kennedys assassination.
D. the stock market crash of 1929 and the subsequent Great Depression.
Question 35 of 40

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Colonies established by the Dutch East India Company in Indonesia were aimed at
monopolizing the __________ trade.

A. rubber
B. spice
C. palm oil
D. mahogany
Question 36 of 40

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Today, Canadas RCMP is an entirely independent agency and the rough equivalent of
Americas:

A. DEA.
B. CIA.
C. FBI.
D. ATF.
Question 37 of 40

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At its height, the British Empire occupied about __________ of Earths land areas.

A. one fifth
B. one third
C. one eighth
D. one fourth
Question 38 of 40

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Following the onset of United States and NATO invasions beginning in 2001, several
multinational oil companies have made agreements with __________, enabling them to control
and profit from a country with the worlds second proven oil reserves.

A. Iraq
B. Syria
C. Iran
D. Saudi Arabia
Question 39 of 40

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Under British rule in India, British-trained native troops were called:

A. Lions.
B. Bengals.
C. Tigers.
D. Sepoys.
Question 40 of 40

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In the Rwanda genocide:

A. three quarters of the Hutu people were slaughtered.


B. approximately 300,000 thousand men, women, and children were killed.
C. three quarters of the Tutsi people were slaughtered.
D. the genocide was initiated by the Tutsi people.