Imperialism Vocab Quiz #1

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Imperialism Vocab Quiz #1


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  • 1. 
    What is Imperialism?
    • A. 

      Colonies in which the native rulers keep their titles, but officials of the foreign power actually rule the nation/region.

    • B. 

      The European attitude that Europeans had an obligation to teach the “lesser developed” countries how to live and run their countries.

    • C. 

      Ambition of a powerful nation to dominate the political, economic, and cultural affairs of another nation or region.

    • D. 

      A nationalist movement that advance the economies of Europe through the inclusion of the factory system.

  • 2. 
    What are Settlement Colonies?
    • A. 

      Colonies in which the native rulers keep their titles, but officials of the foreign power actually rule the nation/region.

    • B. 

      Colonies in which a few officials from one country (usually European) rule (non-European) people of another country.

    • C. 

      Areas in which one country has a special interest, and other nations agree to respect that interest.

    • D. 

      A colony with large groups of people from one country living together in a new country.

  • 3. 
    What are Dependent Colonies?
    • A. 

      A colony with large groups of people from one country living together in a new country.

    • B. 

      Colonies in which the native rulers keep their titles, but officials of the foreign power actually rule the nation/region.

    • C. 

      Areas in which one country has a special interest, and other nations agree to respect that interest.

    • D. 

      Colonies in which a few officials from one country (usually European) rule (non-European) people of another country.

  • 4. 
    What are Protectorates?
    • A. 

      Colonies in which the native rulers keep their titles, but officials of the foreign power actually rule the nation/region.

    • B. 

      A colony with large groups of people from one country living together in a new country.

    • C. 

      Colonies in which a few officials from one country (usually European) rule (non-European) people of another country.

    • D. 

      Areas in which one country has a special interest, and other nations agree to respect that interest.

  • 5. 
    What are Spheres of Influence?
    • A. 

      A colony with large groups of people from one country living together in a new country.

    • B. 

      Areas in which one country has a special interest, and other nations agree to respect that interest.

    • C. 

      Colonies in which a few officials from one country (usually European) rule (non-European) people of another country.

    • D. 

      Colonies in which the native rulers keep their titles, but officials of the foreign power actually rule the nation/region.

  • 6. 
    What is The White Man’s Burden?
    • A. 

      Ambition of a powerful nation to dominate the political, economic, and cultural affairs of another nation or region.

    • B. 

      The European attitude that Europeans had an obligation to teach the “lesser developed” countries how to live and run their countries.

    • C. 

      The cultural practice to study humanity and its diversity of political, social , and economic practices.

    • D. 

      A policy aimed at stopping the spread of imperialist behavior throughout the world.

  • 7. 
    What is the Suez Canal?
    • A. 

      A canal that goes through the isthmus of Suez to connect the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. It is very important to international shipping and trade.

    • B. 

      A canal in Panama that helps to link the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans together.

    • C. 

      A contest canal that Egypt built and 100 years later the French took over.

  • 8. 
    Who was Al-Mahdi?
    • A. 

      A journalist hired to find Dr. David Livingstone, who was a missionary who disappeared. Stanley’s writings inspired a sense of adventure amongst Europeans and Americans, adding to the mysteriousness and allure of imperialism.

    • B. 

      An African revolt leader from Senegal. He fought back against France taking over Senegal.

    • C. 

      A leader of a Sudanese revolution against Egyptian rule of Sudan. This motivated Britain and France to try to attempt to gain control of Sudan, which led to warfare between the two countries.

    • D. 

      The king of Ethiopia who successfully fought off the Italian attempts of imperialism.

  • 9. 
    Who was Samouri Toure?
    • A. 

      A journalist hired to find Dr. David Livingstone, who was a missionary who disappeared. Stanley’s writings inspired a sense of adventure amongst Europeans and Americans, adding to the mysteriousness and allure of imperialism.

    • B. 

      An African revolt leader from Senegal. He fought back against France taking over Senegal.

    • C. 

      A leader of a Sudanese revolution against Egyptian rule of Sudan. This motivated Britain and France to try to attempt to gain control of Sudan, which led to warfare between the two countries.

    • D. 

      The king of Ethiopia who successfully fought off the Italian attempts of imperialism.

  • 10. 
    Who was King Leopold?
    • A. 

      The king of Germany who hosted the Conference of Berlin.

    • B. 

      A journalist hired to find Dr. David Livingstone, who was a missionary who disappeared. Stanley’s writings inspired a sense of adventure amongst Europeans and Americans, adding to the mysteriousness and allure of imperialism.

    • C. 

      A leader of a Sudanese revolution against Egyptian rule of Sudan. This motivated Britain and France to try to attempt to gain control of Sudan, which led to warfare between the two countries.

    • D. 

      A Belgian king who created the Congo (in the center of Africa) as a colony to gain raw materials. He had purely economic motivations, trying to gain access to raw materials, such as rubber.

  • 11. 
    Who was Henry Stanley?
    • A. 

      The missionary who got lost in the rainforests of Central Africa. Journalists were sent out to retrieve him.

    • B. 

      The prime minister of England who encouraged British imperialism in Egypt and the Sudan.

    • C. 

      A journalist hired to find Dr. David Livingstone, who was a missionary who disappeared. Stanley’s writings inspired a sense of adventure amongst Europeans and Americans, adding to the mysteriousness and allure of imperialism.

    • D. 

      A leader of a Sudanese revolution against Egyptian rule of Sudan. This motivated Britain and France to try to attempt to gain control of Sudan, which led to warfare between the two countries.

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