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History - Chapter 17


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  • 1. 
    World War I and its aftermath affected most nations in the world- Select two of the countries below: France/ Germany/ Japan/ Russia -Write a short essay in which you identify and explain:  1. How the nations changed as a result of the short term effects of World War I 2. How the two nations changed as a result of the long-range effects of World War I
  • 2. 
    Which set of effects best completes the graphic?
    • A. 

      1-Illegal Weapons Importation 2-Severe Depression 3- Communist Government

    • B. 

      1- Food Rationed 2- Must Pay Billions in Reparations 3- Lost Overseas Colonies

    • C. 

      1-Women Enter The Workforce 2-Conquered Territory Returned 3- Reestablished the Monarchy

    • D. 

      1- Wave of African Immigrants 2- Sever Inflation 3- Nation Divided in Two

  • 3. 
    Which set of events best completes the graphic?
    • A. 

      1- Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand 2- Germany Invades Poland

    • B. 

      1- Sinking of the Lustitania 2-Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima

    • C. 

      1- Communist Revolution in Russia 2-Japan Invades China

    • D. 

      1- Germany Invades Belgium 2- Japan Attacks Pearl Harbor

  • 4. 
    How did nations act to reduce the possibility of future wars after both World War I and World War II?
    • A. 

      Introduced atomic weapons

    • B. 

      Reduced the size of armed forces

    • C. 

      Established international organizations

    • D. 

      Fixed prices on critical materials, including food and textiles

  • 5. 
    The Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 established which form of government in Russia?
    • A. 

      Communism

    • B. 

      Democracy

    • C. 

      Monarchy

    • D. 

      Oligarchy

  • 6. 
    What event led to the change in political boundaries in Europe between 1914 and 1920?
    • A. 

      The Crimean War

    • B. 

      World War I

    • C. 

      The Cold War

    • D. 

      World War II

  • 7. 
    Which of the following terms completes the diagram?
    • A. 

      Capitalism

    • B. 

      Communism

    • C. 

      Nationalism

    • D. 

      Fascism

  • 8. 
    How did the alliance system contribute to the outbreak of conflict in Europe?
    • A. 

      Germany refused to join any European alliances.

    • B. 

      Nations pledged to intervene if an ally was attacked.

    • C. 

      Asian nations viewed the agreements as intentionally exclusive.

    • D. 

      The alliance between Fracne and Austra-Hungary upset the balance of poet among Europena nations

  • 9. 
    All of the following are characteristics of militarism EXCEPT
    • A. 

      A glorification of the military

    • B. 

      A military policy that dominates a state

    • C. 

      A desire to fight for one's own self-interest

    • D. 

      Aggressive preparation for war

  • 10. 
    Which of the following terms completes the diagram?
    • A. 

      Communism

    • B. 

      Fascism

    • C. 

      Imperialism

    • D. 

      Capitialism

  • 11. 
    In the flow chart of actions lead to World War I, what should go in the empty sequence?
    • A. 

      The ottoman empire declares war on Russia

    • B. 

      Italy changes sides

    • C. 

      The Neutraility of Belgium is violated

    • D. 

      France attacks Germany

  • 12. 
    Which type of warfare is described by the World  War I Propaganda poster?
    • A. 

      Total war

    • B. 

      Blitzkrieg

    • C. 

      Trench warfare

    • D. 

      Guerrilla warfare

  • 13. 
    How did the German government's response to the obligations of Article 232 impact the economy of Germany?
    • A. 

      The Germangovernment's printing of massive amounts of paper money led to rapid inflation within Germany.

    • B. 

      The Germany government's refusal to pay led to a rapid increase in the price of gold on the international market.

    • C. 

      The German government's payment of gold to the Allied governments led to a lack of precious metals in Germany.

    • D. 

      The Germany governents trade embargo on Allied governments led to a rapid increase in the wealth of the German people.

  • 14. 
    How did President Wilson's Fourteen Points" speech influence the peace after World War I?
    • A. 

      Germany agreed to his fourteen points, but France refused.

    • B. 

      Each of the Fourteen points was incorporated into the Treat of Versailles.

    • C. 

      Many of his points were implemented by most nations in Europe.

    • D. 

      The Treaty of Versailles only implemented his one point to form an inter nation organization.

  • 15. 
    The unintended consequence of the Paris Peace Conference of 1918-19 was
    • A. 

      The reparations of disarmament of Germany

    • B. 

      The establishment of the League of Nations

    • C. 

      The mandate system to replace German and Ottoman rule

    • D. 

      The foundation of resentment that fueled WW II

  • 16. 
    Which of the following was a result of Germany's defeat in World War I?
    • A. 

      The German economy thrived after adopting capitalist principles

    • B. 

      There German government allied with Russia to become communist

    • C. 

      Germany's massive war reparations destabilized the economy.

    • D. 

      Germany's constitutional monarchy was replaced by democracy

  • 17. 
    Which action of the German government during World War I contributed to a communist revolution in Russia?
    • A. 

      Developing the combat tank

    • B. 

      Using heavy bombers on Moscow

    • C. 

      Transporting Lenin in secret to Russia

    • D. 

      Permitting Czar Nicholas II to escape into Austria-Hungary

  • 18. 
    Which reason motivated Bolshevik leaders to form the Union of Soviet Socialists Republics in 1922?
    • A. 

      To isolate forces still fighting Bolshevik leadership

    • B. 

      To prevent nationalist revolutions by ethnic groups

    • C. 

      To establish official borders with neighboring countries

    • D. 

      To limit the expansion of fascism into newly acquired territory

  • 19. 
    Which revolution best completes the diagram?
    • A. 

      French REvolution

    • B. 

      German Revolution

    • C. 

      Russian Revolution

    • D. 

      American Revolution

  • 20. 
    which early soviet leaders most contributed to the consolidation of communist power in the Soviet Union?
    • A. 

      Leon Trotsky and Boris Yeltsin

    • B. 

      Vladimir Lenin and Joesph Stalin

    • C. 

      Leonid Brezhnev and Yuri Andropov

    • D. 

      Mikhail Gorbachev and Nikita Khrushchev

  • 21. 
    In the above diagram, which of the following might fit in the space under cause ?
    • A. 

      Beginning of the Cold War

    • B. 

      End of World War I

    • C. 

      Promise of Peace and Food

    • D. 

      Stalin's harsh rule

  • 22. 
    What distinguishing physical feature in Russia made possible her Viking- Byzantine cultural heritage?
    • A. 

      Her vast tundra

    • B. 

      Her waterways

    • C. 

      The Ural Mountains

    • D. 

      The steppes

  • 23. 
    Based on the map above, which of the following explains why Tsarist Ruissia wanted to expand into the Ukraine?
    • A. 

      Russia was completely landlocked.

    • B. 

      The ukraine had many warm water ports

    • C. 

      Ruissia had control of Ukrainian rivers

    • D. 

      The ukraine was stealing Ruissian lands

  • 24. 
    Why was the league of nations unable to fulfill its purpose?
    • A. 

      It lacked the power or military strength to halt aggression.

    • B. 

      It lacked a budget to pursue efforts for peaceful cooperation.

    • C. 

      It prevented American and British efforts to stop German aggression.

    • D. 

      It did not have the ability to extend membership to additional nations after 1924

  • 25. 
    Which weapon of World War I resulted in trench warfare and higher numbers of casulaities?
    • A. 

      Tanks

    • B. 

      Machine guns

    • C. 

      Airplanes

    • D. 

      Chemical weapons