Decolonization
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  • Question 1
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    Prior to 1947, the Indian National Congress and the Muslim League worked together seeking to end

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    nonviolence

    religious diversity

    foreign rule

    nonalignment

  • Question 2
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    The purpose of Mohandas Gandhi's actions such as the Salt March and the textile boycott was to

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    begin a cycle of armed revolution

    draw attention to critical issues

    increase the strength of the military

    resist the power of religious leaders

  • Question 3
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    Mohandas Gandhi’s protests during India’s independence movement were often successful because of his application of

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    an appeasement policy

    civil disobedience

    traditional caste beliefs

    divide-and-conquer principles

  • Question 4
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    In 1947, India adopted a parliamentary form of government. This event reflects the influence Great Britain had in

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    ending religious conflict between Muslims and Hindus

    introducing Western institutions to India

    continuing the caste system in India

    preventing the partition of the Indian subcontinent

  • Question 5
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    Why did large numbers of Hindus and Muslims migrate immediately after India gained its independence?

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    Many jobs were being outsourced overseas.

    The government offered housing incentives in newly developed areas.

    Religious pilgrimages to neighboring countries were required based on their beliefs.

    The subcontinent was divided into countries based primarily on the location of religious majorities.

  • Question 6
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    The original goal of Pan-Africanism was to

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    demand democratic reforms

    encourage ethnic rivalry

    promote a united Africa

    divide Africa into separate countries

  • Question 7
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    The actions of Jomo Kenyatta, Kwame Nkrumah, Léopold Senghor, and Julius Nyerere were most closely associated with

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    a rise in nationalism in several African countries

    the end of apartheid in South Africa

    a resurgence of colonialism in east Africa

    the revival of Islam in northern Africa

  • Question 8
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    The current political boundaries of African nations have been most influenced by

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    the topographic features of the continent

    the patterns of European colonialism

    traditional African language groups

    the location of ancient African tribal kingdoms

  • Question 9
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    A goal of both the Boxer Rebellion in China and the Mau Mau movement in Kenya was to

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    promote laissez-faire capitalism

    end foreign control

    develop modern industries

    create a totalitarian state

  • Question 10
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    In the early days of independence, a major problem for many African nations was a

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    shortage of skilled technical workers

    scarcity of natural resources

    lack of water for hydroelectric power

    reluctance to accept economic aid from the United Nations

  • Question 11
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    Which is an accurate statement regarding modern African nations?

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    Most African nations have rejected membership in the United Nations.

    For economic reasons, many African nations have maintained ties with their former colonial powers.

    Most African nations are experiencing a decrease in urbanization.

    Most African nations are miIitary allies of Russia.

  • Question 12
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    A similarity of the goals of Nelson Mandela and Mohandas Gandhi is that both leaders wanted to

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    secure political power for the majority of the people

    encourage a greater degree of industrialization

    improve the economy by expanding governmental control

    gain independence from the Soviet Union

  • Question 13
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    One way in which apartheid in South Africa and the caste system in India are similar is that both systems

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    allowed for educational opportunities

    determined roles based on gender

    revolved around central religious beliefs

    enforced different sets of rules for distinct groups of people

  • Question 14
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    The policy of strict racial separation and discrimination that was implemented in the Republic of South Africa is called

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    collectivization

    apartheid

    intifada

    communism

  • Question 15
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    What was one factor that contributed to the downfall of apartheid in the Republic of South Africa?

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    The African National Congress was outlawed

    Afrikaners demanded that only they should have ruling power.

    Many foreign countries boycotted South African products.

    President de Klerk and Desmond Tutu were imprisoned.

  • Question 16
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    Which statement best explains why Great Britain and France joined Israel in attacking Egypt when Egypt nationalized the Suez Canal in 1956?

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    The European nations wanted control of the oil fields around the Suez Canal.

    The Suez Canal was an important link between European nations and their Asian trading partners.

    Great Britain and France were allies of Israel, which had originally controlled the Suez Canal.

    Seizure of the Suez Canal indicated Egypt's rejection of democratic principles.

  • Question 17
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    Which document is most closely associated with the Arab-Israeli conflict?

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    Balfour Declaration

    Kyoto Protocol

    Communist Manifesto

    Treaty of Nanjing

  • Question 18
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    Since 1948, a major reason for the conflict between Arabs and Israelis is that each side

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    wants the huge oil reserves that lie under the disputed land

    believes that the United States favors the other side in the conflict

    claims sovereignty over the same land

    seeks to control trade on the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea

  • Question 19
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    Since the 1980s, the major source of the conflict between Israel and Palestinian Arabs has been

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    the presence of Israeli ships in the Suez Canal

    the interference of Libya in Middle Eastern affairs

    the demand of Palestinian Arabs for their own homeland

    Soviet support for radical Arab groups in occupied territories

  • Question 20
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    In 1979, the signing of the Camp David accords by Egypt and Israel indicated that

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    nationalism was no longer a force in Middle Eastern politics

    the differences between Shi'ite and Sunni Moslems had been settled

    former enemies were able to negotiate

    the Soviet Union dominated Middle Eastern affairs

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