A Short Global History Quiz!

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World History Quizzes & Trivia

Do you know any global history? World history or global history investigates history from a global perspective. World history looks for common patterns that come across all cultures. World history chronicles the struggles of the people to make their lives better. As early as 1884, the American Historical Association advocated studying the past on a world scale. This quiz was designed to make you aware of the significant hardships of the past. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    After successfully establishing the Republic of Turkey, Kemal Ataturk:
    • A. 

      Proceeded to commit the genocide of the Syrian people

    • B. 

      Introduced many reforms, most of which were kept even after his death

    • C. 

      Established a totalitarian state patterned after Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy

    • D. 

      Immediately declared war on Arabia

  • 2. 
    In November 1917, the ___ stated Britain's intention to make Palestine the national home of the Jews.
    • A. 

      Balfour Declaration

    • B. 

      Lawrence Doctrine

    • C. 

      Churchill Report

    • D. 

      McPherson Papers

  • 3. 
    Mohandas Gandhi protested British laws by:
    • A. 

      Staging massive labor strikes to cripple British business interests in India

    • B. 

      Using terrorism in an attempt to drive the British out of India

    • C. 

      Using methods of civil disobedience, that is, refusing to obey laws considered to be unjust

    • D. 

      Refusing to eat Irish Potatoes

  • 4. 
    The _____ gradually developed into vast companies that controlled major segments of the Japanese industrial sector.
    • A. 

      Zaibatsu

    • B. 

      Triads

    • C. 

      Black Dragon Society groups

    • D. 

      Sashimi

  • 5. 
    Who led the People's Liberation Army on the Long March?
    • A. 

      Chiang Kai-shek

    • B. 

      Sun Yat-sen

    • C. 

      Gang of Four

    • D. 

      Mao Zedong

  • 6. 
    In order to fight the larger Nationalist Army, the Communists:
    • A. 

      Forced peasants to join their army

    • B. 

      Began using guerilla tactics

    • C. 

      Went on the Long March to recruit new soldies

    • D. 

      Refused to fight on the weekend

  • 7. 
    Chiang Kai-shek did not press for programs that would lead to a redistribution of wealth because:
    • A. 

      He hated the lower classes

    • B. 

      He saw the working class as unimportant in his overall

    • C. 

      He did not want to lose the support of the rural landed gentry, as well as the urban middle class

    • D. 

      He did not understand economic theory

  • 8. 
    President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Good Neighbor policy:
    • A. 

      Stopped trade between the United States and the Latin American countries

    • B. 

      Lowered taxes on goods imported from Latin American countries

    • C. 

      Allowed open immigration between the U.S. and all Latin American countries

    • D. 

      Rejected the use of U.S. military force in Latin Amerca

  • 9. 
    The _____ controlled the major groups within Mexican society, thereby giving it enormous control over the Mexican presidency.
    • A. 

      Mexican People's Front

    • B. 

      Institutional Revolutionary Party

    • C. 

      People's Liberation Army

    • D. 

      Chapel of Agriculture

  • 10. 
    Identify the name of the Mexican national oil company.
    • A. 

      PEMEX

    • B. 

      Mexico Revolutionary Party

    • C. 

      PetroMex

    • D. 

      MexicOil

  • 11. 
    The League of Nations established mandates to give certain European countries the right:
    • A. 

      To explore for oil

    • B. 

      The create a turkish state

    • C. 

      To support Zionism

    • D. 

      To govern certain Arab territories

  • 12. 
    In 1930, the Muslim League called for the creation of a separate Indian Muslim state called:
    • A. 

      Nehru

    • B. 

      Islamabad

    • C. 

      Pakistan

    • D. 

      Manchuria

  • 13. 
    Gandhi encouraged his followers to protest British laws by all of the following means EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Withholding of taxes

    • B. 

      Boycotting British goods

    • C. 

      Using homemade salt

    • D. 

      Blowing up British railroad tracks

  • 14. 
    In 1993, the People's Liberation Army:
    • A. 

      Defeated Chiang's troops

    • B. 

      Began its own state

    • C. 

      Began its Long March

    • D. 

      Began its Great Fast

  • 15. 
    After a dispute over workers' wages, the Mexican government in the 1930s did all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Pay back oil companies for their property

    • B. 

      Seize oil fields and foreign oil company properties

    • C. 

      Set up PEMEX, a Mexican national oil company

    • D. 

      Sign the Good Neighbor Treaty

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