World Cultures Chapter 13 Test

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  • 1. 
    The idea of a national identity was a great idea the Soviet Union had, however went about it in a negative way.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The Soviet Union government essentially tried to control all aspects of daily life within the Soviet Union.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a way described by the textbook the Soviet government tried to rule daily life?
    • A. 

      Destroyed churches

    • B. 

      Controlled all media (radio, newspapers, books)

    • C. 

      Did not permit native languages from Soviet regions

    • D. 

      Eliminated forms of transportation

  • 4. 
    After World War II, the Soviet Union implemented a new private ptroperty rights law that would help Soviet citizens prosper and get through an economical crisis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which former Soviet rules is knowns for ruling during "The Thaw" period with the United States?
  • 6. 
    Which vocabulary term is best associated with what happen to Nikita Khrushchev's rule of power?
  • 7. 
    Which Czechoslovak leader is credited for trying to loosen Soviet rule and give his people more rights?
  • 8. 
    Detente, in this chapter, refers to a loosening or cooperation between the United States and Soviet Union.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    By the end of 1991, the Soviet Union had broken into 15 different nations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following Soviet republics/nations is the largest according to the textbook?
    • A. 

      Kazakhstan

    • B. 

      Belarus

    • C. 

      Ukraine

    • D. 

      Turkmenistan

  • 11. 
    Most countries of Eastern Europe are led by what type of leader?
    • A. 

      Political party representatives

    • B. 

      Dictator

    • C. 

      President

    • D. 

      Prime minister

  • 12. 
    Larger countries when looking for alliances will tend to form a coalition type of government.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    (check all answers that apply) According to the textbook, which of the following European nations wanted to become part of NATO after World War II?
    • A. 

      Poland

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Hungary

    • D. 

      Bulgaria

    • E. 

      Romania

    • F. 

      Russia

  • 14. 
    After World War II, what country did Marshal Tito begin to run as a dictator?
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Czechloslovakia

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      Yugoslavia

  • 15. 
    What term, used in class, was used to replace the nice version of "ethnic cleansing"?
  • 16. 
    What Yugoslavian ethnic group was responsible for "ethnic cleansing" that took place in this country?
    • A. 

      Bosnians

    • B. 

      Serbians

    • C. 

      Muslims

    • D. 

      Croatians

  • 17. 
    Slobodan Milosevic was responsible for two different "ethnic cleansings" that NATO was forced to put an end to.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Which region of Russia fought a war against the government in an attempt to gain its independence?
  • 19. 
    Russia today has a democratic form of government.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    What do the letters "EU" refer to?
  • 21. 
    What was the primary reason for the creation of the EU?
    • A. 

      To simplify banking

    • B. 

      To create peace among all of Europe

    • C. 

      To promote trade

    • D. 

      To simplify transportation

  • 22. 
    What vocab word can be used to name the type of currency found in EU countries?
  • 23. 
    Europe's Court of Justice is similar to what American high court?
  • 24. 
    Which of the following terms is not associated with Russia or the Russian Space Program?
    • A. 

      Medved

    • B. 

      Vostok I

    • C. 

      Sputnik 2

    • D. 

      Laika

  • 25. 
    The Soviet Union withdrew from World War I.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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