Arq 7.3

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Society Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    A nationality is
    • A. 

      A group of people tied to a place through legal status and tradition.

    • B. 

      A country.

    • C. 

      Ethnic identity.

    • D. 

      Any cohesive group of people.

    • E. 

      Any group with shared religion, language, and origin of birth.

  • 2. 
    The concept that nationalities have the right to govern themselves is known as the right of
    • A. 

      Centripetal force.

    • B. 

      Nation-state.

    • C. 

      Self-determination.

    • D. 

      Sovereignty.

    • E. 

      Ethnic identity.

  • 3. 
    Before its breakup the Soviet Union was the largest ________ state.
    • A. 

      Multinational

    • B. 

      National

    • C. 

      "state's rights"

    • D. 

      Multiethnic

    • E. 

      Rightwing fascist

  • 4. 
    Until it was forced to withdraw its troops in 2005, most of Lebanon was controlled by
    • A. 

      Jordan.

    • B. 

      Syria.

    • C. 

      Israel.

    • D. 

      Egypt

    • E. 

      Iran.

  • 5. 
    Denmark is a good example of a nation-state because
    • A. 

      Nearly the entire population are ethnic Danes who speak Danish.

    • B. 

      Danish and German nationalities intermingle in Schleswig-Holstein.

    • C. 

      The people living on the Faeroe islands, which are controlled by Denmark, speak Faeroese.

    • D. 

      Denmark consolidated its boundaries by giving Greenland to Norway.

    • E. 

      It is an independent country that is a member of the United Nations.

  • 6. 
    In 1947 a Muslim family living in central India likely felt pressure to migrate
    • A. 

      To southern India and then to Sri Lanka.

    • B. 

      To northern India and then to China.

    • C. 

      To the northeastern border and then to Sri Lanka.

    • D. 

      To the northwestern border and then to Pakistan.

    • E. 

      To a large city such as New Delhi.

  • 7. 
    The Kurds
    • A. 

      Are living in a new country created for them between Iraq, Iran, and Turkey.

    • B. 

      Are a group which long ago migrated from Anatolia to the Balkans.

    • C. 

      Have no wish to become a nationality, only to remain an ethnicity.

    • D. 

      Have a large population but are divided among enough countries that they are a minority in every one.

    • E. 

      Are not targeted as potential rebels by the Turkish government.

  • 8. 
    Sri Lanka has continuing ethnic conflict between
    • A. 

      Sinhalese Buddhists and Tamil Hindus.

    • B. 

      Dravidian animists and Hindu rebels.

    • C. 

      Jacobites and Assyrians.

    • D. 

      Urdu separatists and Kashmir rebels.

    • E. 

      Hutus and Tutsis.