Globalism, Terrorism, Genocide & Decolonization
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  • Question 1
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    Q. A direct result of the discovery of penicillin was-
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    an increased need to vaccinate against airborne diseases
    the development of new methods for treating heart disease and cancer
    the introduction of new procedures for maintaining sterile enviornments in medical facilities 
    the use of antibiotics to fight a wide range of infections 
  • Question 2
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    Q. After attacks on September 11, 2001, how did U.S. foreign policy change? 
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    The administration authorized preemptive strikes against nations sponsoring terrorism
    A program to reduce military bases and personnel in Europe was announced
    Military aid to Pakistan and Afghanistan was immediately cut off
    Diplomatic efforts to negotiate peace between Israel and Palestine were abandoned 
  • Question 3
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    Q. The twentieth-century conflict in Northern Ireland was the result of political 
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    Catholics and Muslims
    Jews and Protestants
    Protestants and Catholics
    Muslims and Jews
  • Question 4
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    Q. A major goal of the Hutu-led regime in Rwanda in 1994 was to-
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    Eliminate Tutsi minority
    Promote ethnic tolerance
    Align with the Soviet Union
    Strengthen ties with Belgium 
  • Question 5
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    Q. Treatment of Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War I and the Serb treatment of Muslims in Yugoslavia in the 1990s both provide examples of-
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    Coalition rule
    Universal rule
    Liberation theology
    Attempted genocide 
  • Question 6
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    Q. Which of the following has been an important impact of globalization?
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    Local manufacturers face less competition from overseas
    People are less informed than in the past about foreign events
    It is more difficult for people to get a wide variety of consumer goods
    Producers often make parts of an item in different countries to lower costs
  • Question 7
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    Q. In the late 20th century, what problem was common to Rwanda, Darfur, Bosnia, and Kosovo?
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    Disposal of dangerous nuclear waste
    Drought and severe famine
    Overcrowding of urban centers
    Instances of genocide
  • Question 8
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    Q. The names of Auschwitz, Bosnia, Kosovo, Darfur, Armenia, and Rwanda are all examples which demonstrate that-
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    Genocide is an evil that is not limited to one time or place
    After the Holocaust, people have grown more tolerant of others
    National leaders are now afraid to commit politically motivated murders
    World leaders have no tolerance for further acts of genocide 
  • Question 9
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    Q. What has been an important effect of the development of jet travel, the television, mobile telephones, and the Internet?
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  • Question 10
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    Q. The boundaries of new African countries were often based upon what?
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    existing tribal settlement patterns
    divisions imposed under European imperialism
    Mandates created by the United Nations
    Location of natural resources. 
  • Question 11
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    Q. How were Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana and Ho Chi Minh of Vietnam similar?
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    They both led successful independence movements in colonies.
    Both formed communist governments.
    Neither wanted their countries in the United Nations.
    Both promoted a policy of Apartheid.
  • Question 12
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    Q. A major goal of the Hutu-led regime in Rwanda in 1994 was to
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    Elimination of Tutsi minority
    Promote ethnic tolerance
    Align with the Soviet Union
    Strengthen ties with Belgium
  • Question 13
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    Q. In a 1937 report, the Palestine Royal Commission concluded that  
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    Arab-Israeli conflict was partly caused by British promises
    The Cold War intensified the Arab-Israeli conflict
    The British made no promises to the Arabs or Jews
    That the United Nations did nothing to stop the conflicts
  • Question 14
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    Q. A major cause of the Arab-Israeli conflict was that in 1948 both groups
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    Claimed sovereignty over the same land.
    believed the United States was on their side.
    wanted to control Mediterranean trade.
    Wanted the huge oil reserves in Israel.
  • Question 15
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    Q. Which of these groups was most successful in achieving national democratic reforms?
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    Activists who supported Nelson Mandela in South Africa
    Protesters in Tiananman Square in Beijing.
    Revolutionaries who overthrew the shah of Iran.
    Muslim leaders in Pakistan.
  • Question 16
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    Q. Why are European languages spoken in Africa today? 
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    Because of alliances made during WW I
    Because of colonization by Europeans
    Because the British defeated the Dutch and Afrikaners.
    Because the Congress of Vienna required it.
  • Question 17
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    Q. What does this map show?
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    Few nations in Africa are independent today.
    Most of Africa was independent before 1950.
    Once one colony became independent, others followed quickly.
    European countries still control most of Africa.
  • Question 18
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    Q. What policy is supported by this image?
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  • Question 19
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    Q. Kwame Nkrumah in Ghana supported
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    Africans joining the British military
    migration of Africans to industrialized nations
    foreign aid to help African countries
    independence movements in Africa. 
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