Wc Chapter 23

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Chemical Quizzes & Trivia

This history quiz will test your knowledge on various events, people and places throughout history, including The Paris Commune, David Lloyd George, Marxist parties, Nicholas II, Friedrich Nietzsche and more. What do you know about history? Let’s find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Paris Commune obtained its greatest support from the 
    • A. 

      Middle classes.

    • B. 

      Workers of Paris.

    • C. 

      Peasants of Normandy.

    • D. 

      Army officer corps

  • 2. 
    The chemical storage battery was invented by
    • A. 

      Allesandro Volta

    • B. 

      Michael Faraday

    • C. 

      Pierre Martin

    • D. 

      Henry Bessemer

  • 3. 
    David Lloyd George
    • A. 

      Was a conservative member of the House of Lords

    • B. 

      Founded the independent labor party in 1901

    • C. 

      Proposed the "peoples Budget" of 1909 which included a progressive income tax

    • D. 

      Was responsible for the passage of the second reform bill

  • 4. 
    Which political party became the model Marxist party in the late 19th century?
    • A. 

      German Social Democratic Party

    • B. 

      Independent Labour Party

    • C. 

      Gotha Program

    • D. 

      International Workingmen's Association

  • 5. 
    The expression "Survival of the Fittest" was first used by
    • A. 

      Sir James Frazer

    • B. 

      Herbert Spencer

    • C. 

      Thomas Henry Huxley

    • D. 

      Charles Darwin

  • 6. 
    For the Russian Tsar Nicholas II, Russification
    • A. 

      Extended the language and culture of Greater Russia over all non-Russian subjects

    • B. 

      Was not accomplished by coercion or physical oppression

    • C. 

      Was intended to destroy the populist movement

    • D. 

      Did not involve pogroms

  • 7. 
    Friedrich Nietzsche believed that human beings must become "Supermen" and
    • A. 

      Control their irrational impulses through artistic expression

    • B. 

      Master the world through a "will to faith"

    • C. 

      Transcend the bounds of cultural conformity

    • D. 

      Reform social, economic and political organizations

  • 8. 
    The revolution of 1905 in Russia was caused by 
    • A. 

      A conflict between Bolsheviks and Mensheviks

    • B. 

      The inflammatory writings of Lenin

    • C. 

      The October Manifesto

    • D. 

      Russia's defeat in the RUsso-Japanese war

  • 9. 
    In 1903, Emmeline Pankhurst
    • A. 

      Founded the Women's Social and Political Union

    • B. 

      Was killed when she threw herself under the king's horse at a derby

    • C. 

      Delivered a speech before the parliament denouncing the suffragette movement

    • D. 

      Was murdered during a socialist rally in London

  • 10. 
    By 1914, the largest overseas buyer of Food commodities was
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      Great Britain

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      France

  • 11. 
    With the rise of the "New Woman", conservative women such as Octavia Hill called upon women to 
    • A. 

      "Rise up to defend the British by keeping the Home fires burning"

    • B. 

      "Actively seek out those who oppose the traditional station of women and defeat them"

    • C. 

      "Seek their way in the world independently of their husbands"

    • D. 

      "Temper this wild struggle for place and power"

  • 12. 
    The Third Republic in France was shaken in 1894 by the "Dreyfus Affair", which saw a rise of ________ in French Society
    • A. 

      Anti-Semitism

    • B. 

      Republicanism

    • C. 

      Socialism

    • D. 

      Dreyfusardism

  • 13. 
    As a result of the 1905 revolution, Tsar Nicholas II issued the October Manifesto, which
    • A. 

      Provided for open elections for a legislative body, the Duma, which paved the way for the peaceful transition to a constitutional monarchy in 1907

    • B. 

      Created the Ocrana, the secret police, which ruthlessly crushed all opposition to the Tsar

    • C. 

      Completed the work begun by the Treaty of Portsmouth, which ended the Russo-Japanese war, which called for the transfer of territory in the east to Japan

    • D. 

      Guaranteed individual liberties, more liberal franchise for the election of a Duma, and veto powers for the Duma--- all of which Nicholas repealed over the next 2 years

  • 14. 
    Many Christians were troubled by the implications of the writings of Charles Darwin because those writings
    • A. 

      Contradicted the literal interpretation of the bible

    • B. 

      Showed the world governed by random chance, and constant undirected struggle

    • C. 

      Flatly denied the existence of a supreme being

    • D. 

      Stated that human beings had evolved, over time, from monkeys.

  • 15. 
    "Classical Conditioning" as described by Ivan Pavlov, became a part of the psychological school of 
    • A. 

      Behaviorism

    • B. 

      Reflexology

    • C. 

      Analytical realism

    • D. 

      Cartesian Dualism

  • 16. 
    The second half of the 19th century saw an increase in literacy in northern Europe of 
    • A. 

      25 %

    • B. 

      40 %

    • C. 

      50 %

    • D. 

      65 %

  • 17. 
    Although a few challenges to representational art had occurred earlier, the first significant break emerged in France with the 
    • A. 

      Surrealists

    • B. 

      Impressionists

    • C. 

      Dadaists

    • D. 

      Structuralists

  • 18. 
    This French painter is recognized as the "Father of Modern Art" for his transformation of art into a vehicle for self expression
    • A. 

      Paul Cezanne

    • B. 

      Claude Monet

    • C. 

      Auguste Renoir

    • D. 

      Paul Gauguin

  • 19. 
    One means by which some nineteenth century companies attempted to dominate an industry was to control every step of production from the acquisition of raw materials to the distribution of final product, in a ___________ combination
    • A. 

      Organic

    • B. 

      Vertical

    • C. 

      Monopolistic

    • D. 

      Horizontal

  • 20. 
    European Women, having attained the right to control their own property, viewed the symbol of full legal personhood as being 
    • A. 

      Equal pay for equal work

    • B. 

      Equal access to employment

    • C. 

      Enfranchisement

    • D. 

      Economic freedom