Cycle Seven About Asia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is ‘Nationalism’?
    • A. 

      A sense of belonging that is based on the constitution.

    • B. 

      Loyalty to a group with whom one shares a common history, culture, or religion.

    • C. 

      Loyalty, pride, and devotion toward one’s country.

    • D. 

      A feeling of belonging to a group that is highly educated & wealthy.

  • 2. 
    What was involved in Mohandas Gandhi’s plan of civil disobedience?
    • A. 

      Violent demonstrations

    • B. 

      Passing new laws in the Indian National Congress

    • C. 

      People should refuse to obey a law they felt unfair, but do it without violence.

    • D. 

      He felt it was best to go along with the British laws and do nothing.

  • 3. 
    India was controlled by which European country for over 300 years?
    • A. 

      Great Britain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 4. 
    In which year did India gain its independence?
    • A. 

      1947

    • B. 

      1901

    • C. 

      1997

    • D. 

      1951

  • 5. 
    What European power was the colonial ruler of Vietnam in the 1800s and early 1900s?
    • A. 

      Great Britain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 6. 
    Who created a guerilla army to fight for Vietnam’s independence?
    • A. 

      Mao Zedong

    • B. 

      Mohandas Gandhi

    • C. 

      Nelson Mandela

    • D. 

      Ho Chi Minh

  • 7. 
    What was the goal of the Vietminh League?
    • A. 

      Independence for Vietnam

    • B. 

      Worldwide communist revolution

    • C. 

      To defeat the US in the Cold War

    • D. 

      To bring more industry to Vietnam

  • 8. 
    The U.S. helped rebuild the economy of which country after World War II?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Vietnam

    • C. 

      North Korea

    • D. 

      Japan

  • 9. 
    What was the condition of Japan after WWII?
    • A. 

      Much of Japan’s infrastructure was destroyed.

    • B. 

      Japan became a strong communist state.

    • C. 

      The country stood out as one of the most powerful nations.

    • D. 

      It was an economic powerhouse.

  • 10. 
    Which U.S. General was given the job of rebuilding Japan after WWII?
    • A. 

      Dwight D. Eisenhower

    • B. 

      George Marshall

    • C. 

      Douglas MacArthur

    • D. 

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

  • 11. 
    What was the role of the Japanese emperor in the new government after WWII?
    • A. 

      He became the leader of the parliament.

    • B. 

      His role was mostly ceremonial.

    • C. 

      The office of emperor was eliminated.

    • D. 

      He was given control of the military.

  • 12. 
    The US intervened in Korea and Vietnam to stop the spread of:
    • A. 

      Communism

    • B. 

      Human Trafficking

    • C. 

      Weapons of mass destruction

    • D. 

      Democracy

  • 13. 
    Which country has a communist North and a democratic South today?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Korea

    • D. 

      China

  • 14. 
    Who established the People’s Republic of China in 1949?
    • A. 

      Ho Chi Minh

    • B. 

      Kim Jung-il

    • C. 

      Mao Zedong

    • D. 

      Mohandas Gandhi

  • 15. 
    Which program was designed to make farming more productive in China?
    • A. 

      Great Leap Forward

    • B. 

      Cultural Revolution

    • C. 

      Red Guard

    • D. 

      Long March

  • 16. 
    What was the period of time called when Mao Zedong tried to eliminate anyone that criticized the government?
    • A. 

      Great Leap Forward

    • B. 

      Cultural Revolution

    • C. 

      Middle Way

    • D. 

      Long March

  • 17. 
    What was the purpose of Mao’s Cultural Revolution?
    • A. 

      Divide China into two separate countries.

    • B. 

      Unite the people of China.

    • C. 

      Promote democracy to local governments.

    • D. 

      Spread Confucianism throughout the country.

  • 18. 
    Who primarily made up Mao’s Red Guard?
    • A. 

      Soldiers

    • B. 

      High school students

    • C. 

      Government leaders

    • D. 

      Peasants

  • 19. 
    The Red Guard did all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Closed schools and universities.

    • B. 

      Encouraged freedom of religion.

    • C. 

      Imprisoned or executed opponents

    • D. 

      Sent millions of people to work in the countryside.

  • 20. 
    Student protesters were attacked by Chinese government troops and many were killed or arrested here in 1989:
    • A. 

      Red Square

    • B. 

      World Trade Center

    • C. 

      Tiananmen Square

    • D. 

      38th Parallel