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Semester Exam Review # 1

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History Review Coach Crockett 2nd Semester Exam

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  • 1. 
    Who did Malinche guide to the Aztec capital?
    • A. 

      Cortes

    • B. 

      Pizzaro

    • C. 

      Quetzalcoatl

    • D. 

      Montezuma

    • E. 

      Coronado

  • 2. 
    Who defeated the Incan leader Atalhuapa?
    • A. 

      Triana

    • B. 

      Montezuma

    • C. 

      Cortes

    • D. 

      Coronado

    • E. 

      Pizarro

  • 3. 
    What is an Aztec floating garden?
    • A. 

      Chuno

    • B. 

      Chinampas

    • C. 

      Mita

    • D. 

      Ayllu

    • E. 

      Codez

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is quoted by Rousseau?
    • A. 

      "The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom."

    • B. 

      "The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing."

    • C. 

      Yesterday you wanted a nuclear powered car that could turn into a jet with laser-guided heat-seeking missiles!"

    • D. 

      “I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.”

    • E. 

      "Man is born free, but everywhere he is in chains"

  • 5. 
    Charles the II is also known as:
    • A. 

      The Jolly Monarch

    • B. 

      The Merry Monarch

    • C. 

      The Caring Monarch

    • D. 

      Chuck

    • E. 

      The Grumpy Monarch

  • 6. 
    Tenochitlan is the capital city of:
    • A. 

      The Olmecs

    • B. 

      The Aztecs

    • C. 

      The Toltecs

    • D. 

      The Maya

    • E. 

      The Inca

  • 7. 
    Who defeated the Spanish Armada?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Netherlands

    • D. 

      Portugal

    • E. 

      Italy

  • 8. 
    Cortes conquered wich of the following?
    • A. 

      Olmecs

    • B. 

      Aztecs

    • C. 

      Inca

    • D. 

      Maya

    • E. 

      Toltecs

  • 9. 
    Where did general Cornwallis surrender to end the American Revolution?
    • A. 

      Lexington

    • B. 

      Saratoga

    • C. 

      Concord

    • D. 

      Yorktown

    • E. 

      Boston

  • 10. 
    Guy Fawkes is best known for:
    • A. 

      Murdering Mary Queen of Scots

    • B. 

      Trying to blow up parliament

    • C. 

      Executing Bloody Mary

    • D. 

      Painting portraits of the Royal family

    • E. 

      Inventing the Water Frame

  • 11. 
    William Harvey is known for his work in:
    • A. 

      Mathematics

    • B. 

      Anatomy

    • C. 

      Astronomy

    • D. 

      Engineering

    • E. 

      Chemistry

  • 12. 
    Who used mathematical formulas to prove that all planets move in elliptical paths?
    • A. 

      Kepler

    • B. 

      Copernicus

    • C. 

      Galileo

    • D. 

      Bacon

    • E. 

      Priestly

  • 13. 
    Which of the following terms was the name given to the unification of Italy?
    • A. 

      Mafia

    • B. 

      Risorgimento

    • C. 

      Real Politik

    • D. 

      Fatherland

    • E. 

      Plebiscite

  • 14. 
    Which of the following countries called India "The Jewel in the Crown"
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      Portugal

    • C. 

      Britain

    • D. 

      China

    • E. 

      Germany

  • 15. 
    Which country would be open to all trade according to the U.S.'s Open Door Policy?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      Mexico

    • E. 

      South Africa

  • 16. 
    Who did Princip assasinate?
    • A. 

      Hitler

    • B. 

      Mussolini

    • C. 

      Hirohito

    • D. 

      Ferdinand

    • E. 

      Stalin

  • 17. 
    The Battle of Verdun is known for being:
    • A. 

      The last battle of WWI

    • B. 

      The first battle to use airplanes

    • C. 

      The first battle to use tanks

    • D. 

      The bloodiest battle of WWI

    • E. 

      The shortest battle of WWI

  • 18. 
    Whose return from exile does the 100 Days refer to?
    • A. 

      Lenin

    • B. 

      Louis XIV

    • C. 

      Napoleon

    • D. 

      William of Orange

    • E. 

      Mary Queen of Scots

  • 19. 
    Who led the Red Shirts?
    • A. 

      Cavour

    • B. 

      Mazzini

    • C. 

      Leopold

    • D. 

      Garibaldi

    • E. 

      Da Vinci

  • 20. 
    Wollstonecraft is known for her views on:
    • A. 

      Crime and punishment

    • B. 

      Equal Rights for Women

    • C. 

      Education

    • D. 

      Slavery

    • E. 

      Capital punishment

  • 21. 
    Who defeated Napoleon at the naval battle of Trafalgar?
    • A. 

      Horatio Nelson

    • B. 

      John Paul Marat

    • C. 

      Erwin Rommel

    • D. 

      Jeremy Bentham

    • E. 

      Danton

  • 22. 
    What is a Plebescite?
    • A. 

      Two rulers with equal power

    • B. 

      Flea that carried the black plague

    • C. 

      Death Warrant

    • D. 

      Veto by a monarch

    • E. 

      Vote of the People

  • 23. 
    Huguenots were minorty protestants in which country?
    • A. 

      Great Britain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      Italy

    • E. 

      Austria

  • 24. 
    "I think therefore I am" :
    • A. 

      John Locke

    • B. 

      Socrates

    • C. 

      Bacon

    • D. 

      Descartes

    • E. 

      Aristotle

  • 25. 
    Where were Americans held hostage for more than a year by Islamic Revolutionaries?
    • A. 

      Iraq

    • B. 

      North Korea

    • C. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • D. 

      Iran

    • E. 

      Turkey

  • 26. 
    Operation Barbarossa :
    • A. 

      The Invasion of Poland

    • B. 

      The Invasion of Great Britain

    • C. 

      The Invasion of France

    • D. 

      The Invasion of Belgium

    • E. 

      The Invasion of Russia

  • 27. 
    Oppenheimer was best known as:
    • A. 

      Inventor of the microscope

    • B. 

      Cheif scientist of the Manhattan Project

    • C. 

      Captain of the U.S. Missouri

    • D. 

      Developer of the Enigma code machine

    • E. 

      Dance Contest Winner

  • 28. 
    Location of the first Atomic Bomb dropped
    • A. 

      Nagasaki

    • B. 

      Beijing

    • C. 

      Hiroshima

    • D. 

      Toyko

    • E. 

      Berlin

  • 29. 
    " I shall return"
    • A. 

      Churchill

    • B. 

      Mac Arthur

    • C. 

      Tojo

    • D. 

      Roosevelt

    • E. 

      Truman

  • 30. 
    All of the following are central powers except:
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Austria-Hungary

    • C. 

      Bulgaria

    • D. 

      Ottoman Empire

    • E. 

      Russia

  • 31. 
    Leader of the Red Army:
    • A. 

      Lenin

    • B. 

      Trotsky

    • C. 

      Stalin

    • D. 

      Kerensky

    • E. 

      Rasputin

  • 32. 
    Which of the following is correctly associated?
    • A. 

      Bismark : Real politik

    • B. 

      Cavour : Redshirts

    • C. 

      Garibildi : The Brain

    • D. 

      Marx : Free Enterprise

    • E. 

      Adam Smith : Socialism

  • 33. 
    Who developed the Iron Law of Wages
    • A. 

      Malthus

    • B. 

      Smith

    • C. 

      Ricardo

    • D. 

      Betham

    • E. 

      Hobbes

  • 34. 
    Incan labor tribute:
    • A. 

      Ayylu

    • B. 

      Chinampa

    • C. 

      Mita

    • D. 

      Chasquis

    • E. 

      Quipu

  • 35. 
    Christopher Columbus:
    • A. 

      Given credit for discovering the Americas

    • B. 

      First to see the Pacific

    • C. 

      First to reach the Cape of good hope

    • D. 

      Given credit for sailing around South America

    • E. 

      Traveled up the coast of California

  • 36. 
    Spanish explorers
    • A. 

      Chasquis

    • B. 

      Astrolabes

    • C. 

      Trianas

    • D. 

      Conquistadors

    • E. 

      Chinampas

  • 37. 
    He quoted " I am the state"
    • A. 

      Henry II

    • B. 

      Elizabeth I

    • C. 

      Louis XIV

    • D. 

      Ferdinand

    • E. 

      Charles II

  • 38. 
    The war of Spanish succession began becasue of fears of which two countries uniting?
    • A. 

      France and Spain

    • B. 

      England and France

    • C. 

      Spain and Germany

    • D. 

      Germany and France

    • E. 

      Germany and Russia

  • 39. 
    Enlightenment thinker who argued that titles of nobility should be abolished:
    • A. 

      Voltaire

    • B. 

      Hobbes

    • C. 

      Montesque

    • D. 

      Rousseau

    • E. 

      Locke

  • 40. 
    Nicknamed the Desert Fox
    • A. 

      Rommel

    • B. 

      Pershing

    • C. 

      Eisenhower

    • D. 

      Mac Arthur

    • E. 

      Petain

  • 41. 
    Germanic King who modeled himself after Louis XIV.
    • A. 

      Louis XV

    • B. 

      Fredrick I

    • C. 

      Henry XIV

    • D. 

      Charles II

  • 42. 
    Issued the Edict of Nantes:
    • A. 

      Louis XIV

    • B. 

      Henry IV

    • C. 

      Charles I

    • D. 

      Guy Fawkes

    • E. 

      Peter the Great

  • 43. 
    Executed for plotting to kill Elizabeth I:
    • A. 

      Mary Queen of Scots

    • B. 

      Robert Walpole

    • C. 

      Marie Antoinette

    • D. 

      Maria Theresa

    • E. 

      Guy Fawkes

  • 44. 
    Who was the first to sight land in the new world:
    • A. 

      Melinche

    • B. 

      Columbus

    • C. 

      Triana

    • D. 

      Cortes

    • E. 

      Balboa

  • 45. 
    Nobles who fled France during the French Revolution:
    • A. 

      Luddites

    • B. 

      Emigres

    • C. 

      Tories

    • D. 

      Hugenots

    • E. 

      Whigs

  • 46. 
    His ideas were the basis for the U.S. Constitution:
    • A. 

      Locke

    • B. 

      Hobbes

    • C. 

      Cavour

    • D. 

      Montesque

    • E. 

      Voltaire

  • 47. 
    David Ricardo wrote":
    • A. 

      Mein Kampf

    • B. 

      Two Treatices of Government

    • C. 

      Iron Law of Wages

    • D. 

      Common Sense

    • E. 

      Crimes of Victims and Punishment

  • 48. 
    He bleieved that population would outgrow the food supply.
    • A. 

      David Ricardo

    • B. 

      Thomas Malthus

    • C. 

      Samuel Slater

    • D. 

      Adam Smith

    • E. 

      Jermey Bentham

  • 49. 
    US Battleship blown up in Havana:
    • A. 

      Missouri

    • B. 

      Maine

    • C. 

      Nimitz

    • D. 

      Texas

    • E. 

      Mac Arthur

  • 50. 
    He wanted capital punishment abolished:
    • A. 

      Hobbes

    • B. 

      Montesque

    • C. 

      Beccaria

    • D. 

      Voltaire

    • E. 

      Locke