Arq 7.4

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History Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Balkanization refers to
    • A. 

      The creation of nation-states in southeastern Europe.

    • B. 

      The breakdown of a state due to conflicts among nationalities.

    • C. 

      A small geographic area that cannot successfully be organized into states.

    • D. 

      Ethnic cleansing.

    • E. 

      Religions splintering into opposing groups.

  • 2. 
    The most important centripetal force in Yugoslavia before its breakup was the
    • A. 

      Religion.

    • B. 

      Language.

    • C. 

      Number of nationalities.

    • D. 

      Common economic interests.

    • E. 

      Conflict with Turkey.

  • 3. 
    Most of the conflict in Africa is widespread because of
    • A. 

      Colonial boundaries clearly demarcating the various ethnic and national populations.

    • B. 

      Numerous ethnic groups living in perpetual peace and understanding.

    • C. 

      Rapid economic development for the poor at the expense of the rich.

    • D. 

      Gradual economic development favoring the poor over the rich.

    • E. 

      Colonial boundaries in the midst of numerous ethnic and national groups.

  • 4. 
    The process when a group forcibly removes another group is called
    • A. 

      War.

    • B. 

      Migrational push factors.

    • C. 

      Racism.

    • D. 

      Ethnic cleansing.

    • E. 

      White flight.

  • 5. 
    As Sudan's religion-based civil war was winding down, an ethnic war erupted in the region of
    • A. 

      Eritrea.

    • B. 

      Tigre.

    • C. 

      Darfur.

    • D. 

      Amhara.

    • E. 

      Oromo.

  • 6. 
    One reason for forced migration in Ethiopia was the
    • A. 

      Annexation of Somaliland.

    • B. 

      Communist takeover of the government.

    • C. 

      Invasion by the United States.

    • D. 

      War with the United Kingdom.

    • E. 

      Civil war with the Eritreans.