European History Review 3.0
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  • Question 1
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    What caused Russians to strike, leading to the Russian Revolution?

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    The czar and his family

    The increase in protests

    Food shortages

    Taking part in World War I

  • Question 2
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    Which event occurred last: A. czar abdicates power, B. Bloody Sunday, C. czar killed, D. Communism comes to power

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    A

    B

    C

    D

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    What type of government was established in Russia after the Russian Revolution?

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    Democracy

    Communism

    Nazism

    Capitalism

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    Which events led to the rise of Communism in Russia?

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    French Revolution & American Revolution

    World War I & World War II

    Russian Revolution & World War I

    World War II & Russian Revolution

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    How did the Allies hope to keep Germany from becoming too powerful after WWI?

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    No restrictions were placed on the Germany Army

    Czar Nicholas II sent troops into Germany for ten years

    The Germans were not allowed to have a large army or navy

    Germany was divided into four parts and controlled by four different countries

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    Which of the choices would be a reason for the economic depression after WWI?

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    War Debt

    Inflation after countries printed more money

    Increased taxes on citizens to help pay for the war

    All of the above

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    What effects did the Treaty of Versailles have on Germany that resulted in the German citizens turning to Hitler and Nazism?

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    Decreased size of the military

    Loss of land/territory

    Had to pay war reparations (war debt)

    All of the above

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    When Hitler came to power in Germany, how did he improve the economy?

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    Continued printing money

    Paid off all of the war debt from WWI

    Built up the army and produced war supplies

    He was not able to help the economy, even though he promised

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    During his rise to power, Hitler gained popularity and helped stir extreme anti-Semitic sentiment by ...

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    Convincing Germans that the United States was responsible for their many hardships

    Making the people of Germany believe that the Soviet Union was going to attack them

    Blaming the collapse of world trade and the other economic failures on Jews & Jewish financiers

    Destroying the rule of law in Germany so that Germans would seek retribution on each other

  • Question 10
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    -Hitler promised to rebuild Germany’s military

    -The Treaty of Versailles angered Germans

    -Hitler said he would get back Germany’s lost land

    What do these statements explain?

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    Events that led to World War I

    Feelings Germans had about other countries

    Ways that German leaders tried to rebuild their country

    Reasons why Hitler and the Nazis came to power in Germany

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    What is the goal of Communism?

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    To allow capitalism and entrepreneurship where people can create their own businesses

    To allow a dictator to have complete control over a country

    To create a society without economic classes where everybody shares the work and rewards

    To make sure each individual person has everything they need

  • Question 12
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    What did Lenin promise Communism would bring to Russia?

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    A new monarchy

    Fairness and equality to all Russians

    An increase of entrepreneurship and personal wealth

    An increase in military strength

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    When thousands of Russian workers began protesting the government, what was Tsar (Czar) Nicholas II forced to do in 1917?

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    Start a civil war

    Abdicate the throne

    Create concentration camps

    Share his wealth with the people

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    What is the term for the policy of letting Hitler do what he wanted, including defiantly building up his military?

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    Appeasement

    Nationalism

    War crimes

    Bullying

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    Which event led most directly to the end of the Cold War?

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    The Holocaust

    Worldwide economic depression

    The rise of Communism

    Collapse of the Soviet Union

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    What was the Cold War?

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    The bloodiest war in US history

    A war fought in extremely cold temperatures

    A war between the US and the USSR where no weapons were used

    A war fought between the Allied Powers and Axis Powers

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    When the Cold War ended, what happened to the Soviet Union?

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    It became a Communist nation

    It came under the rule of a king

    It isolated itself from the rest of the world

    It was divided into many independent countries

  • Question 18
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    In 1991, the Soviet Union collapsed MAINLY because

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    Years of economic stagnation left it far behind Western and Asian counties

    Key Soviet leaders were assassinated

    The United States was a better country and capitalism ruled the world

    The United States was a better country and capitalism ruled the world

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    What was the outcome of the Soviet Union (Communist) and the United States (Democratic) gaining influence over world events?

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    The Soviet Union and the United States went to war against each other

    The Soviet Union and the United States became superpowers

    Other countries in the world chose side

    The Soviet Union and the United States became superpowers & Other countries in the world chose side

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    Germany was divided after WWII between the US, Britain, France, and Russia. However, Russia did not agree to unite a democratic Germany. What was the outcome in the capital city of Berlin?

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    Western Germany became Communist

    The eastern and western sides of the city united

    The Berlin Wall was built

    Eastern Germany became democratic

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    What were the two alliances that formed during the Cold War?

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    European Union and the United Nations

    North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) & Warsaw Pact

    NAFTA and NATO

    European Union and Warsaw Pact

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    Near the end of the Cold War, which country decided to increase freedoms of people and reduce government control of business?

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    The Soviet Union (USSR)

    The United States (USA)

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    After the Berlin Wall was torn down and Germany was united again, what occurred in the Eastern European countries?

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    They joined together and went to war against Russia

    They continued to be part of the Soviet Union

    Several counties fell into economic depression

    They gained independence and set up their own governments

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    The reintegration (joining together) of West and East Germany into a single nation in 1990

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    End of the Cold War

    Fall of the Berlin Wall

    German Reunification

    End of Gorbachev's presidency

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    Communist states of Central and Eastern Europe during the Cold War

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    Communist Bloc

    Blockage of Communism

    Iron Curtain

    United States of Communism

  • Question 26
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    When did the Cold War take place?

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    Before WWI

    Before WWII

    After WWII

    It's still happening today

  • Question 27
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    Q. The Treaty of Versailles required Germany had to do all of the following except?
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    Give up its colonies around the world and a large part of its land at home.
    Greatly reduce its military strength.
    Pay reparations and accept the blame for the war.
    Allow Great Britain to run its government for 20 years.
  • Question 28
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    Q. Camps set up to house Jews who had been moved across Europe to work or be killed were called ________________.
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    Internment Camps
    Concentration Camps
    Ghettos
    Boot Camps
  • Question 29
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    Q. Known as "The Great War", or the "War To End All Wars"...it was a global conflict occurring between 1914 and 1918, primarily fought in Europe (The U.S. didn't get pulled-into the war until 1917, two years after the Germans torpedoed, and sank (in 1915) a British ship, the Lusitania, which happened to have Americans on board (many Americans died)-this OUTRAGED our country....Pres. Woodrow Wilson felt TREMENDOUS PRESSURE from the American people to jump-into the war on the Allies' side, which we did)
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    World War II
    Cold War
    World War I
    Russian Revolution Conflict
  • Question 30
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    A federation/a GROUP of communist countries in Eastern Europe, joined together from the time of the Russian Revolution until its collapse in 1991 at the end of the Cold War

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    Cold War countries

    Berlin Wall/Berlin

    Russia/Berlin Wall

    Soviet Union

  • Question 31
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    Q. An overall racial bias or prejudice/hatred against Jews
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    propaganda
    Anti-free speech
    "Night of Broken Glass"
    Anti-Semitism
  • Question 32
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    Q. A cordoned/sectioned-off area in various European cities/towns where Jews were isolated from the rest of the German population. They were first placed here before being sent to Concentration Camps.
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    labor camps
    concentrations camps
    ghettos
    areas reserved for German citizens
  • Question 33
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    Q. Which group of nations formed the alliance known as the Central Powers?
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    Japan, Germany, Italy
    United States, France, Great Britain
    Ottoman Empire, Germany, United States
    Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire
  • Question 34
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    Q. The policy of obtaining and occupying colonies to form an empire is known as ______________________.
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    Militarism
    Alliances
    Imperialism
    Nationalism
  • Question 35
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    Q. Who was the leader of the  Communist Party in Russia who seized power and established the Soviet Union?
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    Vladimir Lenin
    Czar Nicholas II
    Mikhail Gorbachev
    Emperor Wilhelm I
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    Q. What was one of the areas of disagreement between the two "Superpowers" during the Cold War?
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    defeat of Hitler
    best type of political and economic systems
    the danger of nuclear weapons
    the need to work with other countries
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    Q. What happened to the Soviet Union in December 1991? 
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    the Iron Curtain was torn down
    Sputnik was launched
    It dissolved into 15 republics.
    Perestroika was introduced
  • Question 38
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    Q. Which word best describes "the extension of a nation's power over other lands"?
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    Imperialism
    Nationalism
    Communism
    Industrialization
  • Question 39
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    Q. Which term best describes extreme pride in one's country? 
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    nationalism
    communism
    imperialism
    Social Darwinism
  • Question 40
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    Q. Which of the following was NOT a cause of imperialism?
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    the need for natural resources
    national pride
    the quest to cure diseases in Africa
    rivalries with other countries
  • Question 41
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    Q. What does "The sun never sets on the British Empire" mean? 
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    Great Britain is near the equator
    Great Britain continues to fight after dark
    Great Britain has colonies all over the world 
    Great Britain never set out to conquer new colonies
  • Question 42
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    Q. The race for European countries to claim land in Africa was called the _________.
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    Scramble for Africa
    African Marathon
    Great Competition
    Monopoly
  • Question 43
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    Q. What was the Berlin Conference?
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    A meeting of European nations to declare war
    A meeting of the US and European Nations to partition African lands
    A meeting of Germans to create a plan for German unification
    A meeting of Africans to develop a plan to keep European nations out of Africa
  • Question 44
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    What country is this?

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    France

    Italy

    Ukraine

    United Kingdom

  • Question 45
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    What country is this?

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    Romania

    Norway

    Poland

    Germany

  • Question 46
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    What country is this?

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    Germany

    France

    Hungary

    Italy

  • Question 47
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    Which body of water is circled?

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    North Sea

    Black Sea

    Mediterranean Sea

    Atlantic Ocean

  • Question 48
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    What country is this?

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    Russia

    Poland

    Romania

    Spain

  • Question 49
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    What country is this?

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    Spain

    Sweden

    Finland

    Germany

  • Question 50
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    What country is this?

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    Belarus

    Ukraine

    Romania

    United Kingdom

  • Question 51
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    What country is this?

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    Iceland

    Norway

    United Kingdom

    Italy

  • Question 52
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    Q. Which answer choice puts the religions in age order starting with the oldest first?
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    Islam, Judaism, Christianity
    Judaism, Christianity, Islam
    Islam, Christianity, Judaism
    Judaism, Islam, Christianity
  • Question 53
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    Q. Worship place of Judaism...
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    Chapel
    Church
    Synagogue
    Mosque
  • Question 54
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    What lies on Europe’s eastern border and separates Europe from Asia?

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    Scandinavian Peninsula

    Pyrenees Mountains

    Mediterranean Sea

    Ural Mountains

  • Question 55
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    Where do most Russians live?

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    in the Ural Mountains

    in Siberia

    on the Arctic Coastline

    on the European side of the country

  • Question 56
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    Why do many Germans live along the Rhine River?

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    The Rhine River provides an increase in transportation and trade

    The Rhine River provides a decrease in transportation and trade

    The Rhine River provides more educational opportunities

    The Rhine provides a trade barrier

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    What is the name of the vast, flat area of fertile land (arable) that stretches from France’s Atlantic Coast to the Ural Mountains of Russia?

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    Iberian Peninsula

    Scandinavian Peninsula

    The European Plain

    The Ural Mountains

  • Question 58
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    Even though Russia has a larger population, why is the United Kingdom is more densely populated than Russia?

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    Russia has few natural resources

    Russia is much larger than the United Kingdom

    The United Kingdom has few major cities

    The UK's location makes trade difficult

  • Question 59
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    Q. During World War 1, which nation had experienced a revolution in which the hereditary ruler was executed and a communist government established
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    Germany
    China
    Russia
    Yugoslavia
  • Question 60
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    Q. The Great Depression was
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    a period in the 1930s when GDP fell significantly and unemployment rose to above 30% of the labour force
    a period of poor economic conditions in the 1920s
    both of the above are true
  • Question 61
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    Q. The National Socialist German Workers' Party was known by the acronym
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    NSGWP
    NAZIS
  • Question 62
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    Q. The policy of granting Hitler's territorial demands in Europe in an attempt to avoid war was called
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    appeasement.
    liberalism in action.
    negotiation.
    keeping the peace.
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