Unit 4 Practice Test

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  • A. 

    I and IV

  • B. 

    I and III

  • C. 

    II

  • D. 

    II, and III

  • E. 

    I and II

  • 4. 
    The Industrial Revolution began in
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      The United States

    • C. 

      Great Britain

    • D. 

      Russia

    • E. 

      China

  • 5. 
    The Meiji reformers actively copied the western Europeans and Americans because
    • A. 

      Japan had already been divided up into spheres of influence and they wanted to find a way to push the westerners out

    • B. 

      of their desire to make Japan a democratic republic

    • C. 

      those lands had always treated Japan with respect and equality

    • D. 

      The Chinese refused to share their technology with the Japanese

    • E. 

      5. they understood the danger of those two groups and wanted to find a way to avoid commercial and/or imperial domination by either one.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following was the most important to the British control of India?
    • A. 

      the complete cooperation of the sepoy troops

    • B. 

      The opium trade

    • C. 

      The Suez Canal

    • D. 

      the Berlin Conference

    • E. 

      The Panama Canal

  • 7. 
    Social Darwinists believed that
    • A. 

      Powerful nations were meant to dominate weaker societies

    • B. 

      Only a socialist political and social structure would keep humans from destroying themselves

    • C. 

      a sharp distinction had to be made between the biological and social worlds

    • D. 

      Human beings had reached the point at which competition among nations was no longer necessary

    • E. 

      More powerful nations had to protect weaker ones

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      British Burma and Dutch New Guinea

    • B. 

      Japanese Korea and Russian Manchuria

    • C. 

      American Philippines and French Indochina

    • D. 

      French Indochina and British Borneo

    • E. 

      British Burma and French Indochina

  • 9. 
    The Berlin Conference
    • A. 

      Set up ground rules for the colonization of Africa

    • B. 

      Ended the Crimean War

    • C. 

      Set up a timetable for the decolonization of Africa

    • D. 

      Legitimized the German colonization of the Marshall Islands

    • E. 

      Established the Triple Alliance

  • 10. 
    The only successful slave revolt in history took place in
    • A. 

      Cuba

    • B. 

      Jamaica

    • C. 

      Haiti

    • D. 

      Brazil

    • E. 

      Nigeria

  • 11. 
    The American and French revolutions were both partially caused by
    • A. 

      Problems of royal secession

    • B. 

      High taxation that bred discontent

    • C. 

      Lack of social mobility in the peasant class

    • D. 

      food shortages due to poor harvests

    • E. 

      Church interference

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      rulers derived their authority from the consent of those they governed

    • B. 

      governments were a result of a social contract between the ruler and the ruled

    • C. 

      Although kings did have divine sanction, their subjects maintained personal rights

    • D. 

      individuals retained personal rights to life, liberty, and property

    • E. 

      Subjects have the right to remove their ruler

  • 13. 
    Over time, trade unions
    • A. 

      Were completely unsuccessful in improving the conditions of the working class

    • B. 

      Stood out as the most radical critics of industrial society

    • C. 

      Fell under communist control

    • D. 

      reduced the likelihood of a revolution by improving the lives of working people

    • E. 

      Dramatically increased the chances for a revolution through their ties to Marxian socialists.

  • 14. 
    Napoleon’s Civil Code
    • A. 

      Gave absolute free speech to French newspaper.

    • B. 

      Was a modern restatement of Justinian’s Corpus Iuris Civilis

    • C. 

      Affirmed the political and legal equality of all adult men

    • D. 

      had at its core the radical measures of the Convention

    • E. 

      reduced patriarchal authority and gave more equality to women

  • 15. 
    Charles Fourier and Robert Owen were both
    • A. 

      Marxian capitalists

    • B. 

      Utopian socialists

    • C. 

      American industrialists

    • D. 

      famous communists

    • E. 

      European imperialists

  • 16. 
    Interchangeable parts were invented by
    • A. 

      Josiah Wedgwood

    • B. 

      George Stephenson

    • C. 

      Eli Whitney

    • D. 

      Henry Ford

    • E. 

      Henry Bessemer

  • 17. 
    The Self-Strengthening Movement was an attempt to blend indigenous cultural traditions with western technology in
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      The Ottoman Empire

    • E. 

      Korea

  • 18. 
    During the 17th and 18th centuries, philosophes and other advocates of Enlightenment ideas
    • A. 

      rarely questioned monarchial rule

    • B. 

      began to question long-standing notions of sovereignty

    • C. 

      Believed that the monarchy was functional and well-established

    • D. 

      were forced to be executed on the guillotine

    • E. 

      Were mainly women who sought equality and suffrage

  • 19. 
    . The key to social reform in Russia was
    • A. 

      Possessing the leading educational system in Europe

    • B. 

      the abolition of slavery

    • C. 

      The emancipation of the serfs

    • D. 

      The final attainment of equality for women

    • E. 

      The establishment of universal suffrage

  • 20. 
    The centerpiece of Sergei Witte’s Russian industrial policy was
    • A. 

      His attempt to copy the rapid industrialization carried out by the Japanese.

    • B. 

      a massive program of railway construction.

    • C. 

      His plan to fund the construction of large factories initially with money made from exporting opium.

    • D. 

      His plan to emancipate the serfs.

    • E. 

      Cooperative trading and intellectual exchange programs with the United States.

  • 21. 
    Which of the following Young Turk proposals caused the most dissension in the empire?
    • A. 

      Free public education

    • B. 

      Emancipation of women

    • C. 

      Universal suffrage

    • D. 

      Turkish as the official language of the empire

    • E. 

      Equality before the law

  • 22. 
     The event that best displayed Japan’s rise to the level of a world power was their victory in the
    • A. 

      Opium War

    • B. 

      Crimean War

    • C. 

      Russo-Japanese War

    • D. 

      3. Russo-Japanese War Sino-Japanese War

    • E. 

      Taiping War

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      the capitalist and the bourgeoisie

    • B. 

      The workers and the nobility

    • C. 

      The capitalists and the proletariat

    • D. 

      The workers and the peasantry

    • E. 

      The nobility and the middle class

  • 24. 
    The dominant form of industrial organization by the end of the nineteenth century was
    • A. 

      a socialist-directed economy.

    • B. 

      The factory system

    • C. 

      The guild system

    • D. 

      The putting-out system

    • E. 

      Cottage industry

  • 25. 
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau, in his Social Contract, argued that in every country that sovereign voice in government
    • A. 

      Resided in the army.

    • B. 

      Should be the bishops and archbishops because of their special relationship to God.

    • C. 

      was the king because, despite his faults, he was still of divine appointment.

    • D. 

      Was the members of society acting collectively.

    • E. 

      1. Should be the nobles instead of the king because of their control of the land.