Wh9 Final Part Six 2019 Jc

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 369

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World History Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What happened to Czar Nicholas II and his family in the Ural Mountains?
    • A. 

      They were honored by the Church.

    • B. 

      They went hiking.

    • C. 

      They were killed.

    • D. 

      They moved to France.

  • 2. 
    Bombers under the command of ____________ bombed Tokyo for revenge and demonstrated Japan’s vulnerability to air attack.
    • A. 

      The Luftwaffe

    • B. 

      Winston Churchill

    • C. 

      Colonel James H. Doolittle

    • D. 

      Erwin Rommel

  • 3. 
    What did the US do after the attack on Pearl Harbor?
    • A. 

      Declared war

    • B. 

      Tried to make friends with Japan

    • C. 

      Gave that land to Japan

    • D. 

      Cried about it to the United Nations

  • 4. 
    Which country did NOT belong to the Triple Alliance?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Austria-Hungary

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 5. 
    What was NOT a cause of the Great War?
    • A. 

      Nationalism

    • B. 

      Imperialism

    • C. 

      Zionism

    • D. 

      Militarism

  • 6. 
    What is laissez-faire economics?
    • A. 

      A committee sets working standards without interference from industry owners

    • B. 

      Owners set working conditions without government interference; free markets; “let them do as they choose”

    • C. 

      Working conditions based on government standards

    • D. 

      Government workers set working conditions based on votes on relevant to their industry

  • 7. 
    This term was used in Latin America to describe people of mixed European and Indian ancestry.
    • A. 

      Mestizos

    • B. 

      Mulattos

    • C. 

      Peninsulares

    • D. 

      Creoles

  • 8. 
    Who was the mastermind of the "island-hopping" strategy?
    • A. 

      Admiral Yamamoto

    • B. 

      Douglas MacArthur

    • C. 

      Adolph Hitler

    • D. 

      Winston Churchill

  • 9. 
    What was the purpose of the Monroe Doctrine?
    • A. 

      To annex Texas to the United States

    • B. 

      To establish the right of the United States to control the spice trade

    • C. 

      To open trade in China to all nations

    • D. 

      To discourage European nations from establishing colonies in Latin America

  • 10. 
    Which European countries could receive aid through the Marshall Plan?
    • A. 

      Latin American countries

    • B. 

      Any European country that needed it

    • C. 

      African countries

    • D. 

      Cities in the USA with high crime rates

  • 11. 
    What is genocide?
    • A. 

      A new form of poison gas

    • B. 

      The systematic killing of an entire people

    • C. 

      Gene splicing to create a master race

    • D. 

      Old people controlling geographic movement

  • 12. 
    Soviets were made up of the ______________.
    • A. 

      Lower class

    • B. 

      Upper class

    • C. 

      Middle class

    • D. 

      Foreigners

  • 13. 
    What idea was the major U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War era?
    • A. 

      Nonaligned nations

    • B. 

      Khmer Rouge

    • C. 

      Vietnamization

    • D. 

      Stopping the spread of communism

  • 14. 
    What was the purpose of the Truman Doctrine?
    • A. 

      To judge political parties that favored communism

    • B. 

      To create a Communist party in the United States

    • C. 

      To raise funds for Communist activities in Europe

    • D. 

      To give money to support countries that rejected communism

  • 15. 
    What caused Italians to start taking Mussolini and his message seriously?
    • A. 

      The example of Hitlers's success in Italy

    • B. 

      Instability and Communist political movements

    • C. 

      His skill at making speeches

    • D. 

      The threat of invasion by the Soviet Union

  • 16. 
    What was the long economic downturn in the 1930s called that was marked by bank failures, loss of businesses, and high unemployment?
    • A. 

      The Great Depression

    • B. 

      Inflation

    • C. 

      The Great Recession

    • D. 

      Coalition Government

  • 17. 
    These people were descendants of the original Dutch settlers of South Africa.
    • A. 

      Boers (a.k.a. Afrikaners)

    • B. 

      Zulu

    • C. 

      Belgium

    • D. 

      British

  • 18. 
    What was significant about the Battle of Midway?
    • A. 

      It destroyed the whole of the Japanese navy.

    • B. 

      It marked the end of the war for the Japanese.

    • C. 

      It turned the war in the Pacific against the Japanese.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    What was the biggest advantage that the British had in the Battle of Britain?
    • A. 

      Radar

    • B. 

      British tanks

    • C. 

      Superior numbers of aircraft.

    • D. 

      Midway

  • 20. 
    Communism is 
    • A. 

      Good.

    • B. 

      Bad

  • 21. 
    This was the name of a group of countries who were friends with the U.S.S.R.
    • A. 

      NATO

    • B. 

      Capitalists

    • C. 

      Warsaw Pact

  • 22. 
    Which country did NOT belong to the Triple Entente?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Great Britain

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 23. 
    This is the name of the policy that aimed to prevent the spread of communism by blocking Soviet influence.
    • A. 

      Enlightenment

    • B. 

      Nationalism

    • C. 

      Containment

    • D. 

      Liberalism

  • 24. 
    This names a dispute between the Soviet Union and the United States that resulted from the shooting down of a spy plane.
    • A. 

      U-2 incident

    • B. 

      Apollo XI

    • C. 

      Containment

    • D. 

      Sputnik I

  • 25. 
    Who described the superiority of the free-market system of capitalism in the book, The Wealth of Nations?
    • A. 

      Adam Smith

    • B. 

      John Stuart Mill

    • C. 

      Jeremy Bentham

    • D. 

      William Wilberforce