Wh9 Final Part Four 2019 Jc

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World History Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who were the Bolsheviks?
    • A. 

      Radical Russian Marxist revolutionaries

    • B. 

      Followers of Rasputin

    • C. 

      Soldiers in the White Army

    • D. 

      Members of the Duma, Russia's parliament

  • 2. 
    Which country signed a nonaggression pact with the Soviet Union in 1939?
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      Great Britain

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 3. 
    Following the Mexican-American War, the United States gained ______.
    • A. 

      The Confederate States of America

    • B. 

      California, Arizona, and New Mexico

    • C. 

      Louisiana

    • D. 

      Texas

  • 4. 
    ____________ proposed the "general association of nations" that would later become the League of Nations.
    • A. 

      Leonard Scott

    • B. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • C. 

      General Schlieffen

    • D. 

      Georges Clemenceau

  • 5. 
    Marx and Engels predicted that the workers would
    • A. 

      Become middle class.

    • B. 

      End up happy.

    • C. 

      Overthrow the owners.

    • D. 

      Join foreigners in a battle royale.

  • 6. 
    What event in Sarajevo ignited the Great War?
    • A. 

      Russia's mobilization of troops along the Austrian border

    • B. 

      Austria's rejection of Serbia's offer and declaration of war on Serbia

    • C. 

      An ultimatum presented to Serbia in response to royal assassinations

    • D. 

      The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie

  • 7. 
    The German blitzkrieg was a military strategy that depended on what advantage?
    • A. 

      Surprise and overwhelming force using fast tanks, jeeps, and planes

    • B. 

      A system of fortifications

    • C. 

      Ability to make a long, steady advance

    • D. 

      "out-waiting" the opponent

  • 8. 
    What caused the United States to enter the Great War?
    • A. 

      ​Mexico invaded the U.S.

    • B. 

      Unrestricted submarine warfare

    • C. 

      The British invaded Boston

    • D. 

      The Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor

  • 9. 
    What did the Allies' strategy of "island hopping" in the Pacific involve?
    • A. 

      ​attacking on all islands within 50 miles of Japan

    • B. 

      Attacking only on islands that had Japanese and German soldiers

    • C. 

      Attacking one island, then hopping over the next island thereby isolating it from its supply

    • D. 

      Attacking non-Japanese held islands

  • 10. 
    Which side won the American Civil War?
    • A. 

      The North

    • B. 

      The East

    • C. 

      The South

    • D. 

      Canada

  • 11. 
    What event in 1937 made the Nationalists and Communists in China stop fighting each other?
    • A. 

      Chinese Communists began a 6,000 mile journey.

    • B. 

      The Japanese invaded China.

    • C. 

      Chinese peasants aligned themselves with the Communists.

    • D. 

      The Nationalists succeeded in wiping out the Communists.

  • 12. 
    ________ was a liberal reformer who wanted to make changes in Mexico.
    • A. 

      John Smith

    • B. 

      Benito Juárez

    • C. 

      Rasputin

    • D. 

      Adolin Kholin

  • 13. 
    What is a totalitarian state?
    • A. 

      A state in which the people have a direct say in their government

    • B. 

      A state in which the people elect representatives to the legislature

    • C. 

      A state in which the government controls every aspect of public and private life

    • D. 

      A state in which the working class is glorified and has the greatest voice in government

  • 14. 
    Why did some people call for reform during the Industrial Revolution?
    • A. 

      Reformers seemed popular.

    • B. 

      It was part of the religious movement.

    • C. 

      People in industrial cities had bad working conditions and bad living conditions.

    • D. 

      Reform went along with the expansion of empires.

  • 15. 
    Which nation was unified by Otto von Bismarck and later ruled by Kaiser Wilhelm II?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Austria-Hungary

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Serbia

  • 16. 
    Who led the famous protest known as the Salt March?
    • A. 

      Mao Zedong

    • B. 

      Sun Yat Sen

    • C. 

      Mustafa Kemal

    • D. 

      Mohandis K. Gandhi

  • 17. 
    For what is Isoroku Yamamoto famous?
    • A. 

      Ordering and overseeing the Bataan Death March

    • B. 

      The first to win American Ninja

    • C. 

      Breaking the Japanese secret code during World War II

    • D. 

      Masterminding the Japanese naval strategy during World War II

  • 18. 
    Who became the president of the Nationalist Republic of China in 1928?
    • A. 

      Chiang Kai-shek

    • B. 

      Lenin

    • C. 

      Hitler

    • D. 

      Stalin

  • 19. 
    Throughout the course of this year it can be said that the rise of the _________ class strengthened democracy.
    • A. 

      Working class

    • B. 

      Lower class

    • C. 

      Middle class

    • D. 

      Upper class

  • 20. 
    What event occurred on the day described as "yesterday, December 7th, 1941...a date which will live in infamy"?
    • A. 

      Battle of Guadalcanal

    • B. 

      Bombing of Hiroshima

    • C. 

      Attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese which killed 2,300 Americans

    • D. 

      Signing of the Atlantic Charter

  • 21. 
    Because so many men were off fighting the war, _____________ worked in factories, on farms, and as truck drivers.
    • A. 

      Women

    • B. 

      Rich people

    • C. 

      Robots

    • D. 

      Children

  • 22. 
    What was the Industrial Revolution?
    • A. 

      Increased populations of urban areas during the 1800s

    • B. 

      Increased purchases of land by wealthy landowners to cultivate larger fields

    • C. 

      Increased output of machine-made goods that began in England during the 18th-century

    • D. 

      A widespread use of teenagers as factory laborers who worked 14 hour days, 6 days a week

  • 23. 
    He was the major leader of the Bolsheviks.
    • A. 

      Mao

    • B. 

      Sun Yat-Sen

    • C. 

      Czar Nicholas II

    • D. 

      Lenin

  • 24. 
    What did the 13th amendment end?
    • A. 

      Child labor

    • B. 

      Low wage pay

    • C. 

      Slavery

    • D. 

      Transportation of illegal goods

  • 25. 
    What was the policy of appeasement?
    • A. 

      The British and French decision to give into aggression to keep peace

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      The move that Mussolini made to form an alliance with Germany

    • D. 

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