History Multiple Choice Chapter 22

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A quiz on the multiple choice from the history tests chapter 22


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which nation used the symbol of the "Cape-to-Cairo" railway as their goal in Africa?
    • A. 

      Belgium

    • B. 

      Britain

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 2. 
    The Opium Wars Began When
    • A. 

      Most European nations prohibited the smoking of opium

    • B. 

      The united States intensified its expansion into Asia

    • C. 

      Opium Prices rose due to a series of Bad Harvests

    • D. 

      The Chinese banned Opium imports

  • 3. 
    The Tai'Ping Rebellion was a conflict between
    • A. 

      Radical Christian rebels who challenged the authority of Emperors

    • B. 

      Britain and China

    • C. 

      The emperors of China and Japan

    • D. 

      Chinese Farmers and Industrial workers

  • 4. 
    The Berlin Conference of 1884
    • A. 

      Did not involve either britain or France

    • B. 

      Gave mining rights in the congo to portugal

    • C. 

      Established the ground rules for a new phase of european expansion

    • D. 

      Established the rights of citizens living in the congo

  • 5. 
    Why did Bismarck bring Germany into the Scramble for Africa
    • A. 

      National Prestige and the need to make Germany A great power

    • B. 

      Public opinion was in favor of extensive territorial expansion

    • C. 

      Personal Gain and position

    • D. 

      The need to find cheaper resources of labour and raw materials

  • 6. 
    The boxer rebellion
    • A. 

      Was caused by french expansion into Vietnam

    • B. 

      Was not serious enough to necessitate a response from the great powers

    • C. 

      Serves as an example of anti imperialist movement

    • D. 

      Demonstrated the invincibility of european imperial power.

  • 7. 
    British Author JA hobson argued that the scramble for africa was caused by
    • A. 

      Intense radical hatred on the part of the middle classes

    • B. 

      The interests of a small group of international financiers

    • C. 

      The outcome of the Franco-Prussian War

    • D. 

      The growth of Democratic institutions at home

  • 8. 
    The Civilizing Mission of The french 
    • A. 

      Demonstrated the greatness of the nation to all French people

    • B. 

      Played no real role in creating a French identity

    • C. 

      Was embraced by French workers only

    • D. 

      Had no support from French popular opinion

  • 9. 
    In reality, the Congo-Free-State was run by
    • A. 

      Bismarck

    • B. 

      An elected body of representatives drawn from the landowning class

    • C. 

      A dual monarchy

    • D. 

      A private company controlled by leopold II

  • 10. 
    Who coined the term "Eugenics"
    • A. 

      Houston Stewart Chamberlain

    • B. 

      Charles Darwin

    • C. 

      Francis Galton

    • D. 

      Herbert Spencer

  • 11. 
    The Afrikaners, or Boers, were European settlers from 
    • A. 

      The netherlands and Switzerland

    • B. 

      Sweden and Denmark

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 12. 
    COncentration camps were first used in the 
    • A. 

      Boer War

    • B. 

      Boxer rebellion

    • C. 

      Opium wars

    • D. 

      Sepoy rebellion

  • 13. 
    After WW1 had come to an end, the great powers
    • A. 

      Abandoned any hope of maintaining the partition of Africa

    • B. 

      Were more confident of human progress than they had been in the previous century

    • C. 

      Found it impossible to re-impose the conditions of late nineteenth century imperialism

    • D. 

      Resumed their imperialist endeavors

  • 14. 
    Most historians would argue that late 19th century imperialism 
    • A. 

      Had little to do with the underlying causes of world war 1

    • B. 

      Did not always lead to prosperous colonies

    • C. 

      Was a completely new phenomenon on the european historical stage

    • D. 

      Served as a mean to quiet class conflict at home.

  • 15. 
    The treaty of Nanking
    • A. 

      Ended british missionary activity in China

    • B. 

      Gave the British hong kong "in Perpetuity"

    • C. 

      Gave the lucrative opium trade to the Dutch

    • D. 

      Ended british claims to trade with China

  • 16. 
    When Great Britain took hold of Egypt in 1870,  Lord Evelyn Baring was appointed as first
    • A. 

      "Royal Governor" of the Egyptian colony

    • B. 

      "Proconsul" in a power sharing arrangement with the egyptians

    • C. 

      "Urabi Pasha" or military Governor of Sinai

    • D. 

      "Demi-PharaoH" to look after britains interests under an Egyptian ruler

  • 17. 
    Four nineteenth-century developments aided in the rise of "New Imperialism", and among these were: Nation Building, the rise of liberalism, industrialization, and _________
    • A. 

      New forms of communications

    • B. 

      Transportation innovations

    • C. 

      A new sense of Adventurism

    • D. 

      Democratic revolutions

  • 18. 
    Giving voice to the supposed "civilizing" aspect to "New Imperialism", Rudyard Kipling urged that both the british and the Americans to 
    • A. 

      Engage in joint colonization efforts

    • B. 

      Form a "Cultural Union of the West" to help educate the Backwards people of the world

    • C. 

      Take up the "White Man's Burden" of Empire

    • D. 

      Endeavor to make English the Language of all the world's countries

  • 19. 
    Although best known for his work to create an independent India, Mohandas Gandhi First gained fame for his legal work in the British colony of 
    • A. 

      Malta

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Hong Kong

    • D. 

      South Africa

  • 20. 
    After "The mutiny" Britain sought to rule india more
    • A. 

      Through the Indian upper class

    • B. 

      Through the "East India Company"

    • C. 

      Directly

    • D. 

      By means of example rather than force