Lesson 4: Imperialism Quiz

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Lesson 4:  Imperialism Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which term means  - the application of science to efforts to achieve goals?
    • A. 

      Technology

    • B. 

      Colony

    • C. 

      Protectorate

    • D. 

      Aggression

  • 2. 
    Which term means  - lands under control of and settled by a more powerful nation?  
    • A. 

      Nationalism

    • B. 

      Colonies

    • C. 

      Protectorate

    • D. 

      Imperialism

  • 3. 
    Which term means  - the policy of conquering foreign lands?  
    • A. 

      Sphere of influence

    • B. 

      Imperialism

    • C. 

      Aggression

    • D. 

      Alliance

  • 4. 
    What caused imperialism before World War I?    
    • A. 

      Lands being discovered

    • B. 

      Small European nations

    • C. 

      Resources and markets

    • D. 

      The Berlin Conference

  • 5. 
    How did the land grab contribute to the tensions in Europe before World War I?
    • A. 

      Competition for lands in Africa led to strong rivalries and aggressive actions between European countries

    • B. 

      Every time native Africans revolted against the European country that was controlling them, another European country would come to the aid of the Africans who were revolting

    • C. 

      Rebellions and revolts by native Africans severely damaged the European countries' economy which led to European countries turning on each other and fighting

    • D. 

      European colonies in Africa angered the United States, so the United States began to attack European countries who had colonies in Africa

  • 6. 
    Why was there so much competition between the European powers over colonies in Africa?
    • A. 

      The colonies were valuable in resources and markets

    • B. 

      The more colonies a European power had, the more prestigious and wealthy they appeared

    • C. 

      European countries wanted to spread their ideas and ways of doing things to other places

    • D. 

      All of the answer choices are correct

  • 7. 
    How did the clashes in European powers make it more likely that war would break out?
    • A. 

      Imperialism led to tense feelings over land and this tension made small problems between countries seem much worse.  Tension led to fear of other countries attacking.  Fear made countries build up their armies and form alliances for protection.  

    • B. 

      Imperialism led to extreme feelings of  nationalism or pride in one's own country.   The feeling of nationalism made European countries very aggressive towards each other.  The aggressive behavior made non-European nations nervous and in an effort to protect themselves, these other nations formed an alliance and threatened to declare war on European nations with empires. 

    • C. 

      Native African people finally got fed up with Europeans trying to take their land, so they threatened to declared war on all European nations who had empires in Africa if they did not leave Africa alone.

    • D. 

      When clashes in European powers began to impact the world economy, each European nation quickly scrambled to make sure they were not blamed and tried to divert the world's attention onto another European country.  

  • 8. 
    Why did confrontations in Morocco strengthen the relationship between France and Britain, instead of driving a wedge like Germany had hoped for?
    • A. 

      France and Britain were both shocked by Germany's show of force and aggression in the Moroccan Crisis and recognized the need to stick together in the face of a common enemy.

    • B. 

      France and Britain were afraid that Morocco would declare war on one or both of them because Morocco had been ruled by both Britain and France at one time.  So they decided to help each other out.

    • C. 

      Great Britain and France had always been allies so they where always willing to negotiate between each other no matter the circumstances.

    • D. 

      Because British and French troops both rough and died trying to win Morocco from Germany, they felt a brotherly feelings towards each other.

  • 9. 
    In the past 4 lessons, what have you learned were the main causes of World War I?
    • A. 

      Militarism, alliances, nationalism, and imperialism

    • B. 

      Colonies, competition, markets, and power

    • C. 

      Gold, God, glory, and greed

    • D. 

      Disarmament, negotiations, rebellion, and culture

  • 10. 
    Which term means  - an area influenced by an imperialist nation with special privileges?   
    • A. 

      Alliance

    • B. 

      Sphere of influence

    • C. 

      Nationalism

    • D. 

      Militarism

  • 11. 
    Which term means  - a country that rules itself but has important matters decided by a more powerful nation?  
    • A. 

      Alliance

    • B. 

      Protectorate

    • C. 

      Nationalism

    • D. 

      Imperialism

  • 12. 
    Which term means  - hostile actions or an attack?  
    • A. 

      Protectorate

    • B. 

      Aggression

    • C. 

      Sphere of influence

    • D. 

      Treaty

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