Test Your Knowledge Of History With This Quiz! Part- II

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Test Your Knowledge Of History With This Quiz! Part- II

Welcome again, test your knowledge of history with this quiz! History is a very wide subject that not everything that happened is written down in books as some. Actually, some stories seem to fall into cracks. Just how good are you when it comes to Spanish history? This quiz will give you some insight on that, do give it a shot.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What factors primarily drove Spanish expansion into the Americas?
    • A. 

      A desire for wealth

    • B. 

      An intense hatred for the indigenous populations of the Americas

    • C. 

      A desire to spread Catholicism

    • D. 

      A dislike of Islamic rulers

  • 2. 
    The theory of mercantilism stated that:
    • A. 

      Governments should follow a "hands-off" approach to economics

    • B. 

      There was limited wealth in the world

    • C. 

      There was unlimited wealth in the world and all countries must seek it

    • D. 

      Governments should take a leading role in acquiring wealth for their countries

  • 3. 
    What was an encomienda? 
    • A. 

      A regulation imposed by the Church to convert indigenous communities

    • B. 

      A tract of land granted to Spanish settlers

    • C. 

      A regulation imposed by the Church to convert indigenous communities

    • D. 

      A Spaniard's right to the labor of indigenous people in return for protection and religious instruction

  • 4. 
    Spanish colonialism...
    • A. 

      Contributed to the harsh labor conditions, a lack of industrial development, and a high degree of wealth inequality in Spain's colonies in the Americas

    • B. 

      Caused wealth and natural resources to flow from the Americas into Europe

    • C. 

      Enabled Spain to devote extensive resources to the development of its infrastructure and industries

    • D. 

      Led to the expansion of manufacturing industries in northern Europe

  • 5. 
    Indigenous populations resisted Spanish colonialism by:
    • A. 

      Not working hard for their Spanish overlords/employers

    • B. 

      Leveraging instances of labor shortages to their advantage

    • C. 

      Producing and trading goods within their own communities or on the "black market"

    • D. 

      Finding was to preserve their cultural beliefs

  • 6. 
    Who founded the great city of Constantinople?
    • A. 

      Constantius I

    • B. 

      Constantius II

    • C. 

      Constantine I

    • D. 

      Constantine II

  • 7. 
    Who was the first Mughal emperor in India?
    • A. 

      Babur

    • B. 

      Bahadur Shah II

    • C. 

      Akbar

    • D. 

      Shah Jahan