World History B Final Exam Review Quiz

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World History B Final Exam Review Quiz

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  • 1. 
    During the Industrial Revolution, what caused the significant migration of people to cities from rural areas?
    • A. 

      Economic opportunity

    • B. 

      Clean living environment

    • C. 

      Fair treatment

  • 2. 
    What was the role of European colonies during the Industrial Revolution?
    • A. 

      To produce manufactured goods

    • B. 

      To supply raw materials

    • C. 

      To provide industrial labor

  • 3. 
    What factors led to people living longer and healthier lives?
    • A. 

      Advancements in music

    • B. 

      Improvements in communication

    • C. 

      Improvements in sanitation and medicine

  • 4. 
    How did the increase in railroad trackage from 1840 to 1890 influence the global economy?
    • A. 

      It increased trade by connecting the interior to industrial centers and seaports

    • B. 

      It gave people jobs

    • C. 

      It allowed the country to expand west

  • 5. 
    What new economic factor led to the growth of democracy in Great Britain and the United States?
    • A. 

      Industrialism

    • B. 

      Commercialism

    • C. 

      Communism

  • 6. 
    Which of the following was an internal cause of increased European global power between 1500 and 1900?
    • A. 

      The plague

    • B. 

      Industrialization

    • C. 

      Feudalism

  • 7. 
    WHat external factors led to increased European global power between 1500 and 1900?
    • A. 

      Asian isolationism

    • B. 

      European isolationism

    • C. 

      American isolationism

  • 8. 
    What was an economic consequence of the revolutions in Mexico, Haiti, and the Phillippines?
    • A. 

      Land reform

    • B. 

      Religious reform

    • C. 

      Labor reform

  • 9. 
    The revolutions in America, France, and Haiti were all influenced by what philosophical movement?
    • A. 

      The Enlightenment

    • B. 

      The Plague

    • C. 

      The Crusades

  • 10. 
    What foreign policy developed in both Europe and Asia as a result of nationalism?
    • A. 

      Capitalism

    • B. 

      Militarism

    • C. 

      Janism

  • 11. 
    How does industrialization lead to imperialism?
    • A. 

      Competition for natural resources & markets

    • B. 

      Labor reform

    • C. 

      Workers demanded higher wages

  • 12. 
    What was the response from society in regards to poor working conditions of women and children in factories?
    • A. 

      Labor reform

    • B. 

      Worker revolution

    • C. 

      Full acceptance

  • 13. 
    A positive political consequence of industrialization was what?
    • A. 

      Increased deaths

    • B. 

      Less pollution

    • C. 

      Right to vote

  • 14. 
    An environmental effect of industrialization was what?
    • A. 

      Increased pollution

    • B. 

      Lowered unemployment

    • C. 

      Better transportation

  • 15. 
    Which European country used indirect rule in their African colonies?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Britain

  • 16. 
    What was a positive effect of imperialism in Africa?
    • A. 

      Modernization

    • B. 

      Re-drawn national boarders

    • C. 

      Destruction

  • 17. 
    What is the policy of glorifying power and building an army to prepare for war?
    • A. 

      Nationalism

    • B. 

      Imperialism

    • C. 

      Militarism

  • 18. 
    What did the war become once the participating countries began devoting all of their resources to the war effort?
    • A. 

      World war

    • B. 

      Civil war

    • C. 

      Total war

  • 19. 
    Which country was forced to take the blame for World War I under the Treaty of Versailles?
    • A. 

      Austria-Hungary

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Russia

  • 20. 
    What did the policy of unrestricted submarine warfare refer to?
    • A. 

      The U.S. Navy's warning of the type of warfare the Central Powers could expect

    • B. 

      Germany's policy to sink any ship in British waters without warning

    • C. 

      Britain's policy to sink any ship in German waters without warning

  • 21. 
    The Great Depression made economic conditions in every country difficult. However, in Germany the effect was greater because of what?
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      Treaty of Versailles

    • C. 

      Breakup of Austria-Hungary

  • 22. 
    What was the policy of appeasement?
    • A. 

      The U.S. Desire to stay out of foreign affairs

    • B. 

      When the British and French allowed Germany to take territory in order to keep peace

    • C. 

      The treaty between Germany and the Soviet Union agreeing to not fight each other

  • 23. 
    The Nazi's were tried at the Nuremberg Trials for crimes committed during what?
    • A. 

      The Plague

    • B. 

      The Holocaust

    • C. 

      The Cuban Missile Crisis

  • 24. 
    After World War II, why did the USSR want to keep control over Eastern Europe?
    • A. 

      To access raw materials

    • B. 

      Because the U.S. did not want them to

    • C. 

      To create a buffer zone against invasion from the west

  • 25. 
    What did the “iron curtain” symbolize?
    • A. 

      The division between communism and democracy

    • B. 

      The U.S. foreign policy towards USSR

    • C. 

      A physical iron wall that was built in the middle of Europe

  • 26. 
    What did “containment” seek to contain?
    • A. 

      Disease

    • B. 

      Communism

    • C. 

      Racism

  • 27. 
    The United States led the ____ Alliance, while the USSR led the ____.
    • A. 

      NATO, Warsaw Pact

    • B. 

      League of Nations, Warsaw Pact

    • C. 

      Berlin Wall, Iron Curtain

  • 28. 
    In both Korea and Vietnam, which side did the U.S. support?
    • A. 

      Democratic South

    • B. 

      Communist North

    • C. 

      Militaristic East

  • 29. 
    What is the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war?
    • A. 

      Korean War

    • B. 

      Bay of Pigs invasion

    • C. 

      Cuban Missile Crisis

  • 30. 
    What is the significance of the fall of the Berlin Wall?
    • A. 

      It created the European Union

    • B. 

      It led to German reunification

    • C. 

      It symbolized the success of Communism

  • 31. 
    How is detente different from brinkmanship?
    • A. 

      More confrontational

    • B. 

      Less confrontational

    • C. 

      No difference

  • 32. 
    What is the Third World?
    • A. 

      The Capitalist World

    • B. 

      The Free World

    • C. 

      The Developing World

  • 33. 
    What was the goal of the Zionists?
    • A. 

      Unity with Arabs

    • B. 

      A Jewish homeland

    • C. 

      An Arab homeland

  • 34. 
    Why did terrorists target the buildings that they did on September 11, 2001?
    • A. 

      For what they symbolized

    • B. 

      They were close

    • C. 

      They had great value

  • 35. 
    Apartheid was a system of what?
    • A. 

      Economic system

    • B. 

      Racial segregation

    • C. 

      Organized religious protest

  • 36. 
    Who is Nelson Mandela?
    • A. 

      The first president of post soviet Russia

    • B. 

      The first black president of South Africa

    • C. 

      Gandhi's replacement