Unit 8 Exam Review

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Unit 8 Exam Review

This is a quiz that will be a review for your Unit 8 Exam. Please be sure to bring me the certificate that you'll recieve if you score a 70% or higher. GOOD LUCK! Coach Mims


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a positive effect of British Imperialism on India?
    • A. 

      Labor unions

    • B. 

      Universal education

    • C. 

      Two-party system

    • D. 

      Unified weights, measurements, and currency

  • 2. 
    Which of the following was the main effect of the Industrial Revolution on Great Britain (England)?
    • A. 

      Rise of powerful middle class

    • B. 

      Large investment capital

    • C. 

      Ample raw material

    • D. 

      Available markets

  • 3. 
    Robert Owens: ____________________ :: Karl Marx: __________________________
    • A. 

      Communism and socialism

    • B. 

      Socialism and communism

    • C. 

      Capitalism and communism

    • D. 

      Communism and capitalism

  • 4. 
    The Industrial Revolution led to a demand for raw materials which in turn led to......?
    • A. 

      Social revolutions in Africa and America

    • B. 

      Colonization of Africa and Asia

    • C. 

      Agricultural revolution in England

    • D. 

      Importing of petroleum products

  • 5. 
    During the Era of Economic Progress, women experienced discrimination in factories. As a result, they began to demand changes and played an important part in which of the following areas of reform?
    • A. 

      Labor reform

    • B. 

      Ethnic equality

    • C. 

      Foreign policy

    • D. 

      Scientific discoveries

  • 6. 
    What country was known as the "Jewel in the Crown" of the British Empire?
    • A. 

      America

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      India

  • 7. 
    Which of the following statements is true of the British Empire during the Imperialistic Era?
    • A. 

      Most of the area controlled by the British was in Europe.

    • B. 

      After colonizing America, the British went on to control most of the area to its south.

    • C. 

      England (Great Britain) eventually expanded into Africa, Asia, and Australia.

    • D. 

      The British never really had a real worldwide influence as an empire.

  • 8. 
    What continent was partitioned by European countries during Imperialism. In fact, these European nations had a meeting known as the "Conference of Berlin" to discuss ways to split this continent up fairly without fighting.
    • A. 

      North America

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Africa

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 9. 
    Adam Smith:________________:: Karl Marx:____________________
    • A. 

      Capitalism and market economy

    • B. 

      Common economy and market economy

    • C. 

      Socialism and capitalism

    • D. 

      Capitalism and communism

  • 10. 
    Industry grew so fast that it needed a large labor force. Which of the following explains the practice of child labor during the Industrial Revolution?
    • A. 

      Children were a major source of labor because women were allowed to work.

    • B. 

      Children were used to deliver goods, but not to assemble goods.

    • C. 

      Children were used in factories because they were cheaper to hire.

    • D. 

      Children were used in factories because all of the men were working on farms.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is the belief that the well-being of mankind should predominate over religious considerations in civil and public affairs?
    • A. 

      Heresy

    • B. 

      Atheism

    • C. 

      Secularism

    • D. 

      Traditionalism

  • 12. 
    Which of the following best describes how geography aided Great Britain in its rapid industrialization?
    • A. 

      It is located near a large deposit of oil.

    • B. 

      It is an island dependent on imports.

    • C. 

      It has coal, iron, rivers, and ports.

    • D. 

      It has trees and fertile soil along with rocky coasts.

  • 13. 
    All of the following were long-term effects of the Industrial Revolution on society EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      Industrialized nations had more worldwide power.

    • B. 

      Children became a permanent part of the work force.

    • C. 

      Government became more involved in protecting needs of producers, consumers, and workers.

    • D. 

      People had access to public parks, transportation, and education.

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is NOT a way that scientific discoveries and technological innovations affect social and cultural life?
    • A. 

      Dominant nations transmit their culture to others.

    • B. 

      New forms of transportation and communication are developed.

    • C. 

      Medical research allows longer life spans.

    • D. 

      Less social mobility occurs in society.

  • 15. 
    Which two religions worked to convert traditional Africans in the 18th and 19th centuries?
    • A. 

      Islam and Hindu

    • B. 

      Buddhism and Islam

    • C. 

      Christianity and Judaism

    • D. 

      Christianity and Islam

  • 16. 
    Which of the following summary statements is an accurate representation of the impact of imperialism on the country of China?
    • A. 

      China is an example of European occupation that led to a total deconstruction of the Chinese economic system.

    • B. 

      China was a major player during the age of imperialism taking control of Japan and parts of Korea.

    • C. 

      China is an example of a "shere of infuence" by western nations where European and Amerian economis have benefited from tarde without the necessity to occupy a country.

    • D. 

      A Chinese Nationalist movement "opened the door" to trade in the country and brought European cultural influence to the people.

  • 17. 
    By the 1870s, what was rapidly disintegrating in China?
    • A. 

      Dynastic rule.

    • B. 

      Imperialism.

    • C. 

      Nationalism.

    • D. 

      Communism.

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is a lasting effect of European colonization of Africa?
    • A. 

      A shift to an industrial economy.

    • B. 

      A decline in communication systems.

    • C. 

      Political and economic stability.

    • D. 

      A continuation of regional conflicts.

  • 19. 
    How were the British able to control such a vast empire as they had in the 18th and 19th centuries?
    • A. 

      Air power

    • B. 

      Naval power

    • C. 

      Infantry strength

    • D. 

      Proximity to England

  • 20. 
    In the Communist Manifesto, which social class was downtrodden by capitalism?
    • A. 

      Management

    • B. 

      Workers

    • C. 

      Merchants

    • D. 

      Intellectuals

  • 21. 
    Robert Boyle:_______________ :: Isaac Newton: physics
    • A. 

      Chemistry

    • B. 

      Medicine

    • C. 

      Biology

    • D. 

      Astronomy

  • 22. 
    Since the day of Japan's victory over Russia, the peoples of Asia have cherished the hope of shaking off the yoke of European oppression, a hope which has given rise to a series of independence movements... The phrase "European oppression" in the quotation above refers to which of the following?
    • A. 

      Imperialism

    • B. 

      Nationalism

    • C. 

      Imprisonment

    • D. 

      Capture

  • 23. 
    All of the following are part of the "Economic Progress Era" except...?
    • A. 

      Nationalism

    • B. 

      Imperialism

    • C. 

      Industrial revolution

    • D. 

      Political revolution

  • 24. 
    Why were the Pacific Islands important to European powers in the "Economic Progress Era"?
    • A. 

      Rich natural resources

    • B. 

      Labor for factories

    • C. 

      Location on trade routes

    • D. 

      Defensive positions

  • 25. 
    Which of the following would provide primary source information on child labor in Great Britain in the 1800s?
    • A. 

      History text

    • B. 

      An autobiography of a worker

    • C. 

      An article in an encyclopedia

    • D. 

      Das Kapital