World History Chapter 25

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World History Quizzes & Trivia

This is the chapter 25 quiz for my World History class. The textbook is Pearsons' World History Survey 2007.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    These people were descended from seafaring people who made their way to New Zealand from Polynesia.
    • A. 

      Koori

    • B. 

      Metis

    • C. 

      Maori

    • D. 

      Mestizos

  • 2. 
    The British North America Act of 1867 made Canada a:
    • A. 

      Protectorate

    • B. 

      Dominion

    • C. 

      Commonwealth

    • D. 

      Colony

  • 3. 
    Since Great Britain was dealing with prison overcrowding, they made this place a prison colony to get rid of a lot of their prisoners.
    • A. 

      New Zealand

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      Singapore

    • D. 

      Papua-New Guinea

  • 4. 
    Benito Juarez led a liberal reform movement called La Reforma in this country.
    • A. 

      Argentina

    • B. 

      The Philippines

    • C. 

      Cuba

    • D. 

      Mexico

  • 5. 
    King Mongkut set this Asian country on the path to modernization.
    • A. 

      Siam (Thailand)

    • B. 

      Burma (Myanmar)

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      Vietnam

  • 6. 
    In 1853 the US sent a fleet of ships into Tokyo Bay to:
    • A. 

      Force the Japanese to give up their claims to Korea

    • B. 

      Start a war with Japan over their defense of China

    • C. 

      Force the Japanese to open ports to diplomacy and trade

    • D. 

      Deliver gifts to the Shogun in order to build an alliance

  • 7. 
    What was the March 1st movement?
    • A. 

      A nationalist movement in Korea

    • B. 

      An anti-imperialist movement in US

    • C. 

      A Japanese reform movement

    • D. 

      A French-Canadian nationalist movement

  • 8. 
    What was a result of the treaty that ended the Spanish-American war?
    • A. 

      The Philippines gained control of Cuba

    • B. 

      The US gained control of the Philippines

    • C. 

      Spain retained control of the Philippines

    • D. 

      The Philippines gained its independence

  • 9. 
    Conservative leaders in Latin America in the 1800s believed in:
    • A. 

      Laissez-faire economics

    • B. 

      Freedom of the press

    • C. 

      Religious toleration

    • D. 

      The traditional social order

  • 10. 
    Meiji reformers decided to model their new government after that of:
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      Great Britain

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 11. 
    French Indochina was made up of:
    • A. 

      Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos

    • B. 

      Burma, Thailand, and Vietnam

    • C. 

      Korea, Vietnam, and the Philippines

    • D. 

      The Philippines, Burma, and Laos

  • 12. 
    In the late 1800s, this territory was made a triple-protectorate by the US, Britain, and Germany.
    • A. 

      Guam

    • B. 

      The Spice Islands

    • C. 

      Samoa

    • D. 

      New Zealand

  • 13. 
    In Japanese society under the Meiji, women had:
    • A. 

      The same legal status as their husbands

    • B. 

      The same legal status as their fathers

    • C. 

      The same legal status as any man

    • D. 

      The same legal status as minors

  • 14. 
    This "hermit kingdom" was forced to open its ports to trade with Japan in 1876.
    • A. 

      Siam

    • B. 

      Tokyo

    • C. 

      Korea

    • D. 

      Singapore

  • 15. 
    The Platt Amendment gave the United States the right to intervene in the affairs of:
    • A. 

      Mexico

    • B. 

      Cuba

    • C. 

      The Philippines

    • D. 

      All of Latin America