Apwh Arq 12c

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World War Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ho Chi Minh inspired
    • A. 

      Nationalist movements in Vietnam against China.

    • B. 

      The building of the Contra regime in Hanoi.

    • C. 

      A treaty between North and South Korea.

    • D. 

      A nationalist coalition against the French.

    • E. 

      Students to go to Europe and study Marxism.

  • 2. 
    South African governments used policies of racial segregation called
    • A. 

      Blitzkrieg.

    • B. 

      Partition.

    • C. 

      Secession.

    • D. 

      Volkgeist.

    • E. 

      Apartheid.

  • 3. 
    Bangladesh emerged as an independent nation from
    • A. 

      Bengali Pakistan.

    • B. 

      Tamir India

    • C. 

      French Indochina

    • D. 

      English Burma

    • E. 

      Sri Lanka

  • 4. 
    Which leader of the African National Congress organized guerrilla resistance in 1960?
    • A. 

      Leopold Senghor

    • B. 

      Kwame Nkrumah

    • C. 

      Jomo Kenyatta

    • D. 

      Nelson Mandela

    • E. 

      Patrice Lamumba.

  • 5. 
    Most of the leaders of African independence movements were:
    • A. 

      Pro Communist.

    • B. 

      Committed to imparting democracy.

    • C. 

      Among the most westernized members of their society.

    • D. 

      Oppressed by imperial European governments.

    • E. 

      Influenced by the Soviet economic model.

  • 6. 
    Latin America's decolonization was significantly different from that of Africa because
    • A. 

      Independence movements had occurred in the nineteenth century but were not followed by industrialization.

    • B. 

      There were fewer nations in Latin America than in Africa.

    • C. 

      Latin America was only controlled by Spain and Portugal, while in Africa there were many more European nations present.

    • D. 

      Latin America had never been part of the slave trade.

    • E. 

      Latin America was predominantly Catholic.

  • 7. 
    Third World nations were
    • A. 

      Unwilling to flirt with either the US or the USSR.

    • B. 

      Ignored by the Soviet Union.

    • C. 

      Mostly in Latin America.

    • D. 

      Usually newly independent, poor nations.

    • E. 

      All in the Northern Hemisphere.

  • 8. 
    Since World War II, the most important political issue in Arab countries has been the
    • A. 

      Struggle with Israel.

    • B. 

      Suez Canal crisis.

    • C. 

      Military coup in Iraq.

    • D. 

      Independence of OPEC nations.

    • E. 

      Decision to join the European Common Market.