Arab Spring: A New Libya 5/6

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Arab Spring: A New Libya 5/6 - Quiz

Take home quiz, for World History. Make sure to watch the Arab Spring: A New Libya video before taking this quiz, you may use your notes from the video. You have 3 minutes to answer 5 questions. You may only take this quiz once.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What role did Qaddafi play when it came to Africa and western countries?
    • A. 

      Supported independence

    • B. 

      Did not comment on foreign policies

    • C. 

      Worked with other countries to benefit Libya

    • D. 

      Supported terrorists and pushed for attacks on foreign soil

  • 2. 
    Qaddafi used what to enforce his policies and protect his government?
    • A. 

      Police

    • B. 

      Army

    • C. 

      Mercenaries

    • D. 

      Spies

  • 3. 
    What did the international community do to help the protesters?
    • A. 

      Sent troops and air strikes

    • B. 

      Only put sanctions on Libya

    • C. 

      The international community did not join the conflict

    • D. 

      The international community stayed neutral and only joined at the end

  • 4. 
    In the end what happened to Qaddafi?
    • A. 

      He was removed from power and killed

    • B. 

      He was removed from power and stood trail

    • C. 

      He left the country and is still on the run

    • D. 

      He remains in power and the conflict is still going on

  • 5. 
    What was one of the major differences between Egypt and Libya's conflict?
    • A. 

      International Support

    • B. 

      The way the people viewed the government

    • C. 

      Libya's revolution failed

    • D. 

      Mercenaries being used in the country

  • 6. 
    Why did Qaddafi keep Libya's military weak?
    • A. 

      Qaddafi had a strong military

    • B. 

      It was too expensive to keep a strong military

    • C. 

      He did not trust them, was afraid that they would one day try to go against him

    • D. 

      Libya had just got a military, which is why it was weak

  • 7. 
    Who took power after Libya's government was overthrown?
    • A. 

      The Vice President

    • B. 

      The Arab League

    • C. 

      The N.T.C.

    • D. 

      Nato forces

  • 8. 
    Libya's revolution was a very __________ revolution
    • A. 

      Peaceful

    • B. 

      Short

    • C. 

      Long

    • D. 

      Violent

  • 9. 
    A big reason that the international community helped the rebels overthrow Qaddafi was because _____
    • A. 

      Qaddafi supported terrorist organizations, and was killing civilians

    • B. 

      Qaddafi was a strong supporting of Russia

    • C. 

      Qaddafi refused to sell any of Libya's oil to OPEC or the United States

    • D. 

      The international community stayed neutral in this conflict.

  • 10. 
    What was so significant about Tripoli during the revolution?
    • A. 

      Tripoli was a military base in Libya

    • B. 

      Tripoli was where Qaddafi had most of his supporters

    • C. 

      Tripoli was Libya's capital, taking it would mean a end of the conflict

    • D. 

      Tripoli was where Qaddafi made most of his weapons

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