Bentley Ch. 34 Test Age Of Anxiety

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  • 1. 
    The term "lost generation" was coined by
    • A. 

      E. Remarche

    • B. 

      John Steinbeck

    • C. 

      Karl Barth

    • D. 

      Gertrude Stein

  • 2. 
    Why did Germany manage to rebuild faster than France or Russia after World War I?
    • A. 

      No major military engagements had taken place on German soil, so Germany had not suffered the physical destruction of its natural resources, infrastructure, or production capacity as had France and Russia

    • B. 

      Germany benefitted from extensive U.S. financial support as part of the Marshall Plan while France and Russia were excluded from the program

    • C. 

      The Nazi Party was incredibly efficient in construction projects as it relied on slave labor rather than wageworkers as France and Russia did

    • D. 

      Both France and Russia experienced internal revolt and revolution during the years of World War I which added to their nations' physical destruction

  • 3. 
    The concept of "path of legality" is associated with fascism in
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      Spain

  • 4. 
    In which of the following nations did women achieve greater economic success during the 1930s?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 5. 
    Why did Germany and Japan suffer most extensively during the Great Depression?
    • A. 

      Both nations relied heavily on the export of manufactured goods to pay for imported fuel and food

    • B. 

      Both were under fascist rule which made it very difficult for the common person to survive

    • C. 

      Neither nation had fully recovered from the physical destruction left from World War I

    • D. 

      Neither peoples were used to living under difficult economic conditions and had few personal resources to draw upon

  • 6. 
    A troubling economic problem in the 1920s was the depressed state of agriculture caused by
    • A. 

      Virulent new strains of disease

    • B. 

      The success of several new communist regimes

    • C. 

      Overproduction and falling prices

    • D. 

      Dangerous underproduction

  • 7. 
    Which of the following groups was NOT one of the new artistic movements of the twentieth century?
    • A. 

      Expressionists

    • B. 

      Cubists

    • C. 

      Dadaists

    • D. 

      Impressionists

  • 8. 
    The First Five-Year Plan
    • A. 

      Was a military scheme that called for a massive increase in arms production

    • B. 

      Was designed to transform the Soviet Union from an agricultural nation into an industrial one

    • C. 

      Was designed to increase the agricultural production of the Soviet Union and make it the world's leading food producer

    • D. 

      Was a political plan to spark a communist revolution in the United States

  • 9. 
    The Russian Civil War that broke out after the revolution was between
    • A. 

      Utopian socialists and Trotskyites

    • B. 

      Reds, being the communists of Lenin's regime, and Whites comprising a collection of anti-communist groups

    • C. 

      Leninists and Stalinists

    • D. 

      Nicholas II's Imperial Army and Lenin's Revolutionary Army

  • 10. 
    The official goal of the Nazi regime toward Jews in the period before World War II was
    • A. 

      One of killling all Jews that could be arrested in order to eliminate the Jews from Germany and eventually the world

    • B. 

      To turn them into slaves to work in Germany's armament factories

    • C. 

      To pressure them to emigrate

    • D. 

      To force all educated German Jews to stay in Germany and expel the rest of the Jewish population

  • 11. 
    The spread of photography
    • A. 

      Led many painters to choose the camera as their instrument of expression

    • B. 

      Resulted in a lack of creative artist expression because of general pessimism

    • C. 

      Led to a new artistic genre that tried to produce paintings that were more accurate than the camera

    • D. 

      Led many painters to believe that the purpose of painting was not to mirror reality but to create it

  • 12. 
    This individual believed in a philosophy of promoting communism primarily in the Soviet Union rather than trying to export the revolution to other nations.
    • A. 

      Lenin

    • B. 

      Marx

    • C. 

      Trotsky

    • D. 

      Stalin

  • 13. 
    The KRISTALLNACHT was
    • A. 

      A new artistic movement that flourished after World War I

    • B. 

      A Nazi-arranged attack on thousands of Jewish stores

    • C. 

      Hitler's political treatise that expressed his main ideas

    • D. 

      The Russian term for the destructive civil war that followed the revolution

  • 14. 
    Which of the following was NOT one of the chief actions of Roosevelt's New Deal?
    • A. 

      Tighten money supply

    • B. 

      Give workers the right to organize and bargain collectively

    • C. 

      Provide social security in old age

    • D. 

      Create jobs through public works projects

  • 15. 
    In response to the Great Depression, economist John Maynard Keynes
    • A. 

      Urged the government to expand the money supply and undertake public works to provide jobs

    • B. 

      Wrote that capitalism had failed and that it was time for the United States to experiment with communism

    • C. 

      Felt that the government should tighten the money supply

    • D. 

      Proposed that the government should do nothing and wait out the economic hard times

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