A Modern World History And Geography Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 36

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  • 1. 
    Since the United States developed and deployed the nuclear device, there has been a proliferation of the technology to Iraq, North Korea, and China.  Proliferation means:
    • A. 

      Elimination

    • B. 

      Destruction

    • C. 

      Spreading

    • D. 

      Colaboration

  • 2. 
    Which country is NOT an Ally of the US?
    • A. 

      United Kingdom

    • B. 

      Iraq

    • C. 

      Israel

    • D. 

      France

  • 3. 
    Which city was bombed with the US nuclear weapon in 1946?
    • A. 

      Berlin

    • B. 

      Hiroshima

    • C. 

      Moscow

    • D. 

      Santa Fe

  • 4. 
    Which statement best describes the US relationship with the country of China?
    • A. 

      China is an enemy of the USA.

    • B. 

      China is a strong ally of the USA.

    • C. 

      China does not recognize the USA as a legitimate nation.

    • D. 

      China only has a relationship with the USA that allows the US to buy products made in China; it's purely economic.

  • 5. 
    Which of these is not a boundary or border?
    • A. 

      An orchestra

    • B. 

      The fence marking the geographical line between Mexico and the US?

    • C. 

      The Alps mountains of Italy and Switzerland.

    • D. 

      The Pacific Ocean

  • 6. 
    The country of Taiwan is in which Continent?
    • A. 

      North America

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      Asia

    • D. 

      Japan

  • 7. 
    True or False: The Berlin Wall, built in the city of Berlin, Germany, was used to keep West Berliners trapped in the city, while the East Berliners could freely move from one part of the city to another.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    True or False:Rivers are often used as natural borders.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which word is not part of a medieval castle defence system?
    • A. 

      Moat

    • B. 

      Missles

    • C. 

      High Walls

    • D. 

      Towers

  • 10. 
    Mark all of the items that ARE a purpose of boundaries and borders.
    • A. 

      Protection

    • B. 

      Show property lines

    • C. 

      Decoration

    • D. 

      Keeping something out

    • E. 

      Help people see.

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