AP World History: Modern Exam Prep Test

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AP World History Quizzes & Trivia

Do you think you could pass an exam on world history? This quiz can help. World history involves all cultures, races, and nations of all different groups. It studies the past and how it affects the present. History gives us a chronological and statistical record of everything that has happened since the earliest recorded times. You may need to know about this subject if you are studying for an exam. Once you take the quiz, the rest is history.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It was the __________ that most clearly set in motion the political restructuring of Western Europe.
  • 2. 
    During the radical stage of the revolution, the French King __________ was executed. 
  • 3. 
    The political objectives of the early phases of the French Revolution were declared in the __________. 
  • 4. 
    The king was decapitated on the __________, a new device introduced to provide more humane executions.
  • 5. 
    Thousands of people were executed during the __________, the radical phase of the revolution. 
  • 6. 
    __________ focused primarily on issues of political structure, as they sought ways to limit state interference in individual life. 
  • 7. 
    __________ wanted wider voting rights and, in some cases, outright democracy. 
  • 8. 
    In Britain the __________ gave the parliamentary vote to most members of the middle class. 
  • 9. 
    The substantial failure of the revolutions of __________ drew the revolutionary era in Europe to a close.
  • 10. 
    The discovery of germs by the French researcher __________ led to more conscientious sanitary regulations. 
  • 11. 
    A British Conservative leader, __________, took the initiative in 1867 of granting the vote to working-class males.
  • 12. 
    Count __________ in the Italian state of Piedmont began to support industrial development and extend the powers of parliament to please liberal forces.
  • 13. 
    In Prussia a new prime minister, __________, began to work with a parliament and extend the vote to all adult males. 
  • 14. 
    Italy developed a system called __________ in which parliamentary deputies were transformed once in Rome to a single-minded pursuit of political office and support of the status quo. 
  • 15. 
    __________ saw socialism as the final phase of an inexorable march of history shaped by the available means of production and who controlled them. 
  • 16. 
    A movement called __________ arose, which argued that Marx's revolutionary vision was wrong, because socialism could be achieved through peaceful means.
  • 17. 
    The great advance in theoretical science came in the field of biology, with the evolutionary theory of __________. 
  • 18. 
    After 1900 the theory of relativity of __________ formalized the behavior of planetary motion and the movement of electrical particles.
  • 19. 
    The Viennese physician __________ began to develop his theories of the workings of the human unconscious.
  • 20. 
    __________ held that emotion and impression, not reason and generalization, were the keys to the mysteries of human experience and nature itself.
  • 21. 
    American __________ argues that contact with Western Europe was incidental to the larger development of the United States on its own terms.
  • 22. 
    Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy formed the __________. 
  • 23. 
    Britain, Russia, and France constituted the __________. 
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