Modern World History Quiz # 1

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Modern World History Quiz # 1

A quick quiz that will test your knowledge of Modern World History. . So C'mon, get those brain cells firing!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    'Pearl Harbor' took place on 7th December, 1941. President Roosevelt called it "a date which will live in infamy."  What was Pearl Harbor?    
    • A. 

      Japanese attack on US naval base at Oahu Island

    • B. 

      Vietnamese Vietnamese victory in the war against US in Vietnam, Loas and Cambodia

    • C. 

      Arab attack led by Egypt and Syria on US ally Israel

  • 2. 
    The Treaty of 'San Francisco' was signed in 1945 between America and Italy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    'Appeasment' was the policy followed by the British in order to avoid..
    • A. 

      Being seen as an agressive power

    • B. 

      War with agressive powers such as Japan, Italy and Germany

    • C. 

      A cold war with agressive powers such as France, US and China

  • 4. 
    Oahu Island is in Hawaii.                          
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The 'Cultural Revolution' took place between 1966- 1969 in China.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the below is not one of the United Nations 6 main organs.
    • A. 

      The Secretariat

    • B. 

      The Economic and Social Council

    • C. 

      The International Council of Peace

  • 7. 
    During the First World War, there were two opposing sides: The Allies or Entente Powers and the 'Central Powers'. The 'Central Powers' comprised of..
    • A. 

      Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey and Bulgaria

    • B. 

      Germany, Serbia, Turkey and Belgium

    • C. 

      Germany, Austria-Hungary, France and Romania

  • 8. 
    Joseph Stalin of USSR was a dictator from late 1927 unitl his death in 1954 at the age of 75.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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