History 30s - Final Exam

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Final Exam for Mr. Lahaie's History 30S class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Britain

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Bulgaria

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      1914 to 1920

    • B. 

      1915 to 1919

    • C. 

      1914 to 1919

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      The land between France and Germany.

    • B. 

      The land between military divisions.

    • C. 

      The land between trenches.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Passchendaele

    • B. 

      The Somme

    • C. 

      Dieppe

    • D. 

      Vimy Ridge

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Over 100,000.

    • B. 

      Over 80,000.

    • C. 

      Over 60,000.

    • D. 

      Less than 50,000

  • 6. 
    The Germans started used chemical warfare during which war?
    • A. 

      World War I.

    • B. 

      World War II.

    • C. 

      Cold War.

    • D. 

      Korean War.

  • 7. 
    It's estimated that BLANK Aboriginal soldiers served in the first World War.
    • A. 

      500

    • B. 

      1500

    • C. 

      2500

    • D. 

      3500

  • 8. 
    In western Canada, treaties signed in the 1870s ultimately affected the lifestyle and warrior ethic of the Indians in two ways. (Select the two correct answers)
    • A. 

      Development of a strong tie with the Queen of England.

    • B. 

      The old nomadic ways, including the warrior ethic, were now suppressed.

    • C. 

      The Indians had a greater appreciation for the Government of Canada.

  • 9. 
    In the 1870s, Indian Nations saw the treaties as pacts with the Crown rather than with the...
    • A. 

      Provincial Governments.

    • B. 

      Canadian Federal Government.

    • C. 

      British Government.

  • 10. 
    In 1914, to young Indian men, the achievement of military distinction was a traditional ideal. Though diminished in intensity, this ideal still lived within certain Indian cultures. The Blackfoot Nation, for example, believed the age-old saying:
    • A. 

      "It is better for a man to be loved in life than to die of old age or heartache."

    • B. 

      "It is better for a man to be killed in battle than to die of old age or sickness."

    • C. 

      "It is better for a man to be killed in battle than to live old or die young."

  • 11. 
    World War I started in the summer of 1914 with the assassination of...
    • A. 

      Archduke Franz Bernardine.

    • B. 

      Archduke Franz Ferdinand.

    • C. 

      King of Austro-Hungary.

  • 12. 
    Gavrilo Princip made history by...
    • A. 

      Stopping someone.

    • B. 

      Killing someone.

    • C. 

      Helping someone.

  • 13. 
    In 1914, Canada entered the first World War after which country declare war?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Britain

  • 14. 
    Before the start of the first World War, Canada had over 30,000 soldiers or military men.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Ypres is a very old town in Belgium where Canadians fought.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Carbon

    • C. 

      Chlorine

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Farmers helped by turning larger crops of wheat.

    • B. 

      Canadians tried to cut down their diets.

    • C. 

      Canadian steel companies made ammunition shells.

    • D. 

      Canada built new factories to help the army.

    • E. 

      Canadians started lending money to the Government (Victory Bonds).

    • F. 

      Canadians did nothing in the first World War, we were simply too poor.

  • 18. 
    In 1917, Canadian Income Tax was introduced to help the war efforts. It was supposed to be a temporary measure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    By the end of World War I, more than 30,000 women were working in munitions factories.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The world's first radio station (1919) was Canadian?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    World War I (fighting) ended on November 11, 1919, at 11:00am. Britain and its allies had won.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
  • 24. 
    The 1919 Winnipeg General Strike happened because of:
    • A. 

      High costs.

    • B. 

      Low wages.

    • C. 

      None of the above.

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Good Investments.

    • B. 

      Stock Markets.

    • C. 

      Investors.

    • D. 

      Unemployment.

  • 26. 
    Between WWI and WWII, the Depression lasted:
    • A. 

      5 years.

    • B. 

      10 years.

    • C. 

      15 years.

  • 27. 
    Today, investors are not allowed to buy stocks on margin. They have to pay immediately.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    The people who suffered the most during the Depression where the:
    • A. 

      Farmers.

    • B. 

      Factory workers.

    • C. 

      Government employees.

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Select all the countries that participated on D-day (the liberation of France, 1944).
    • A. 

      Britain

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      Russia

    • E. 

      USA

    • F. 

      Germany

  • 31. 
    World War II ended with the surrender of Germany on May 8th, 1945.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    One of the answers does not fit with the others. Which one is it?
    • A. 

      Dieppe

    • B. 

      Dunkirk

    • C. 

      Hiroshima

    • D. 

      Pearl Harbor

    • E. 

      Warsaw

    • F. 

      Vimy Ridge

  • 33. 
    At the end of WWII, the Americans poured billions of dollars back into Germany to help rebuilt it. The plan was called the Barbarossa Plan.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    During WWII, Canada had a secret military camp near Oshawa, Ontario.
    • A. 

      Camp A

    • B. 

      Camp B

    • C. 

      Camp Hope

    • D. 

      Camp X

  • 35. 
    During WWII, about 200 Canadians experts worked for the government, with a salary of one dollar per year.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    In 1984, the Canadian Government publicly apologized for this.
    • A. 

      Interned Canadian-Japanese.

    • B. 

      Interned Canadian-Germans.

    • C. 

      Interned Canadian-Italians.

  • 37. 
    By the end of WWII, how many Canadian women had volunteered to serve in the war?
    • A. 

      5,000

    • B. 

      20,000

    • C. 

      45,000

    • D. 

      100,000

  • 38. 
    • A. 

      Long

    • B. 

      Short

    • C. 

      Roof

  • 39. 
    • A. 

      A road.

    • B. 

      A pipeline.

    • C. 

      A communications network.

  • 40. 
    The Iron Curtain became a real barrier separating east and west in this country.
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Poland

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      USSR

  • 41. 
    • A. 

      Communist

    • B. 

      Nazi

    • C. 

      Lenin

    • D. 

      Bolshevik

    • E. 

      Russia

  • 42. 
  • 43. 
    • A. 

      A German plan of invasion.

    • B. 

      A British plan of invasion.

    • C. 

      An American plan of reconstruction.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 44. 
    N.A.T.O. and Warsaw Pact countries have fought many times during the Cold War.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
  • 46. 
    • A. 

      Government building

    • B. 

      Military building

    • C. 

      Hospital building

    • D. 

      A Progressive-Metal Band

  • 47. 
    • A. 

      Government building

    • B. 

      Military building

    • C. 

      Hospital building

    • D. 

      A Progressive-Metal Band

  • 48. 
    • A. 

      The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom. (1982)

    • B. 

      The Canadian Charter of Rights and Law. (1984)

    • C. 

      The Canadian Charter of Rights, Freedom, and Law. (1991)

  • 49. 
    Warsaw Pact countries (select them all).
    • A. 

      West Germany

    • B. 

      East Germany

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Canada

    • E. 

      Norway

  • 50. 
    N.A.T.O. countries (select them all)
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      U.S.A.

    • C. 

      U.S.S.R.

    • D. 

      Romania

    • E. 

      Spain

  • 51. 
    The League of Nations was created after which event?
    • A. 

      World War I

    • B. 

      World War II

    • C. 

      Cold War

    • D. 

      Korean War

    • E. 

      War of 1917 (Russian Revolution)

  • 52. 
    The U.N. was formed, after World War II, in this American city and state. It now resides in New York, New York.
    • A. 

      Chicago, Illinois.

    • B. 

      Dallas, Texas.

    • C. 

      San Francisco, California.

  • 53. 
    Prime Minister of Canada, and Nobel Peace Prize winner for his work on U.N. world peacekeeping (just his name and surname, like Charles Smith).
  • 54. 
    Select the word that doesn't fit with Canadian peacekeeping.
    • A. 

      Suez Canal (1957)

    • B. 

      Lester B. Pearson

    • C. 

      United Nations

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 55. 
    Select the first ever U.N. enforced peacekeeping effort in the world. It was in 1950.
    • A. 

      Suez

    • B. 

      Korea

    • C. 

      Guatemala

  • 56. 
    Igor Gouzenko is associated with which answer?
    • A. 

      Cold War

    • B. 

      Russian Revolution

    • C. 

      World War II

  • 57. 
    Fascism (Military Government) is associated with which country during WWII?
    • A. 

      U.S.S.R

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      Poland

    • E. 

      Germany

  • 58. 
    The group of countries that tried to keep the peace after WWI, but failed.
    • A. 

      Warsaw Pact

    • B. 

      N.A.T.O.

    • C. 

      U.N.

    • D. 

      League of Nations

    • E. 

      S.A.L.T. 2

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 59. 
  • 60. 
    • A. 

      The Hulk

    • B. 

      Spider-man

    • C. 

      Superman

    • D. 

      Batman

  • 61. 
    In 1972, S.A.L.T. 1 was a success.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 62. 
    In 1983, Prime Minister Pierre-Elliot Trudeau was responsible for these missile tests in Canada.
    • A. 

      Ballistic

    • B. 

      Cruise

    • C. 

      Tomahawk

  • 63. 
    President Ronald Reagan's Star Wars plan, was a U.S.A. plan to do what in the cold war?
    • A. 

      Put nuclear missiles in the oceans, close to the U.S.S.R.

    • B. 

      Put nuclear missiles in outer space.

    • C. 

      Put nuclear missiles in the lower atmosphere.

    • D. 

      Put nuclear weapons on jet airplanes flying over the U.S.S.R. in high atmosphere.

  • 64. 
    The Peace Movement is
    • A. 

      Global

    • B. 

      Local

    • C. 

      Only a thought

  • 65. 
    Select all answers that represent what Third World countries depend on to survive on a day-to-day basis.
    • A. 

      Farming

    • B. 

      Fishing

    • C. 

      Technology

    • D. 

      Foreign Aid

    • E. 

      Factories

  • 66. 
  • 67. 
    In the world today, how many people die every day because they can't get clean water?
    • A. 

      3,000

    • B. 

      10,000

    • C. 

      30,000

  • 68. 
    For every dollar spent in the world on foreign aid in 1986, how much more was spent on making weapons of war?
    • A. 

      10 dollars

    • B. 

      15 dollars

    • C. 

      20 dollars

    • D. 

      25 dollars

    • E. 

      30 dollars

  • 69. 
    The balance of money versus population is distributed equally in the world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 70. 
  • 71. 
    • A. 

      People drove faster to conserve oil.

    • B. 

      People drove slower to conserve oil.

    • C. 

      People didn't change their ways.

  • 72. 
    In the 80's it was estimated that there were how many refugees in the world?
    • A. 

      10,000

    • B. 

      100,000

    • C. 

      10,000,000

    • D. 

      100,000,000

  • 73. 
    According to a 1983 survey, 1 out of how many Canadians were refugees?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      70

  • 74. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 75. 
    The Koran, a text considered by Muslims to be the word of God.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 76. 
    A person who practices the Islam religion, is an Arab, not a Muslim.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 77. 
    Muhammad is the first, last and only prophet of Islam.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 78. 
    The Kaaba, in Mecca, Iran, is the center of Islam. Muslims from all over the world gather there to pray in unity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 79. 
    With about 1.57 billion Muslims comprising about 23% of the world's population, Islam is the second-largest religion and arguably the fastest-growing religion in the world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 80. 
    Allah means God in Hebrew.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 81. 
    In Arabic, the word jihad translates into English as kill.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 82. 
    Mien Kampf (My Struggle), is a book by Adolf Hitler published in 1925. It combines elements of autobiography with an exposition of Hitler's political ideology.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 83. 
    Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, is the common name for the country of Germany while governed by Adolf Hitler and his National Socialist German Workers' Party (N.S.D.A.P.) from 1933 to 1945.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 84. 
    Select the answers that fit together best for WWII. (hint: 6)
    • A. 

      Hitler (Germany)

    • B. 

      Mussolini (Italy)

    • C. 

      Mackenzie King (Canada)

    • D. 

      Pearson (Canada)

    • E. 

      Roosevelt (U.S.A.)

    • F. 

      Wilson (U.S.A.)

    • G. 

      Stalin (U.S.S.R.)

    • H. 

      Churchill (Britain)

  • 85. 
    The Bolsheviks ultimately became the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. The Bolsheviks came to power in Russia during the October Revolution phase of the Russian Revolution of 1917, during WWI, and founded the Soviet Union. The leader and founder of the Bolsheviks was Vladimir Lenin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 86. 
    • A. 

      55km

    • B. 

      101km

    • C. 

      153km

    • D. 

      357km

  • 87. 
    Which country this flag represents?
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      U.S.S.R.

    • C. 

      Serbia

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 88. 
    • A. 

      1928

    • B. 

      1938

    • C. 

      1948

    • D. 

      1958

  • 89. 
    • A. 

      Jerusalem

    • B. 

      Nazareth

    • C. 

      Tel-Aviv

    • D. 

      Haifa

  • 90. 
    In the East Bank , not the west, and Gaza Strip, Arabs living there must ask the Israel authorities for permission to travel outside the border.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 91. 
    If I had a rocket BLANK (fill in the blank from the song title by Canadian singer song writer Bruce Cockburn). The song describes he's frustration with world atrocities created by man.
  • 92. 
    In 1983, Soviet pilots shot down a ________ jumbo jet that was flying over secret Soviet bases. It was the sign of the growing tension between two superpowers.
    • A. 

      French

    • B. 

      Korean

    • C. 

      American

    • D. 

      Australian

  • 93. 
    Thousands of ordinary people around the world joined the peace _____________ because they wanted to stop the spread of nuclear weapons.
  • 94. 
  • 95. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 96. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 97. 
  • 98. 
    He was Prime Minister of Canada during the first World War.
    • A. 

      Sir Robert Borden

    • B. 

      William Lyon Mackenzie King

    • C. 

      Lester B. Pearson

  • 99. 
    He was Prime Minister of Canada during the Second World War.
    • A. 

      Sir Robert Borden

    • B. 

      William Lyon Mackenzie King

    • C. 

      Lester B. Pearson

  • 100. 
    He was Prime Minister of Canada and creator of the UN peacekeeping forces.
    • A. 

      Sir Robert Borden

    • B. 

      William Lyon Mackenzie King

    • C. 

      Lester B. Pearson