History 101 True/False Quiz! #2

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Are you interested in history? It has been said that if we do not learn from the past, we are doomed to repeat it, and history is the study of the past. The history of the world has been preserved and recorded mostly in written words. We can study paintings, drawings, carvings, and other artifacts, which help us learn about the past. This quiz is guaranteed to go down in history as the best quiz ever.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why would a country want to join the European Union?
    • A. 

      To increase the size of the country.

    • B. 

      To help its economy improve through free trade.

    • C. 

      To strengthen borders between countries.

  • 2. 
    International organizations like the United Nations, Red Cross and Doctors Without Borders exist to_________________.
    • A. 

      Help people all over the world deal with problems.

    • B. 

      Help governments increase their power.

    • C. 

      Collect money to benefit the United States.

  • 3. 
    Which organization has the goal of opening borders between countries so that it is easier to trade and travel among countries?
    • A. 

      NATO

    • B. 

      World Trade Organization

    • C. 

      European Union

  • 4. 
    Which of the following were republics controlled by the Soviet Union?
    • A. 

      Kazakhstan, France, China

    • B. 

      Kyrgyzstan, Finland, Iceland

    • C. 

      Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan

  • 5. 
    The United Nations has provided troops in Eastern Europe after the collapse of the Soviet Union to_________________
    • A. 

      Help keep peace while stable governments are being established.

    • B. 

      Back up the political plans of the major ethnic groups.

    • C. 

      Make sure the Soviet Union leaves Eastern Europe.

  • 6. 
    Following is a list of countries located in Western Europe.
    • A. 

      Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan

    • B. 

      Russia, Romania, Belarus, Estonia

    • C. 

      France, United Kingdom, Sweden, Denmark

  • 7. 
    Traditional economies would most likely include the following kinds of activities.
    • A. 

      High tech industry

    • B. 

      Factories that use complex machinery

    • C. 

      Farming, hunting or fishing

  • 8. 
    Afghanistan's history can  best be described as having_______________
    • A. 

      Many peaceful traders visiting from the east.

    • B. 

      Few contacts with the outside world.

    • C. 

      Many outsiders who came to conquer the region.

  • 9. 
    The geography of Afghanistan is best described as____________________
    • A. 

      Mostly dry plains and grasslands.

    • B. 

      Moderate mountains and river valleys.

    • C. 

      Rugged land with few bodies of water.

  • 10. 
    The direction "east" is usually in the following direction on a standard map.
    • A. 

      On your right

    • B. 

      On your left

    • C. 

      On the top of the map

  • 11. 
    Russia is located on the ___________________
    • A. 

      Continent of Europe

    • B. 

      Continent of Asia

    • C. 

      Continents of Europe and Asia

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