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Super Quiz™ PowerPoint Test 5 2011-2012. Which breakaway Ottoman province seized Syria in 1831? Question 1 a.Algeria b.Persia c.Balkans d.Egypt e.Sudan.

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1 Super Quiz™ PowerPoint Test 5 2011-2012

2 Which breakaway Ottoman province seized Syria in 1831? Question 1 a.Algeria b.Persia c.Balkans d.Egypt e.Sudan

3 Which breakaway Ottoman province seized Syria in 1831? Question 1 d.Egypt (41, 1, 4)

4 Which European monarch requested the development of the 1903 Investigative Report? Question 2 a.Charles V b.Frederick William c.Kaiser Wilhelm II d.Leopold II e.George III

5 Which European monarch requested the development of the 1903 Investigative Report? Question 2 d.Leopold II (101, 1, 1)

6 During the French and Indian War, which power enjoyed naval superiority? Question 3 a.Britain b.Italy c.Prussia d.Netherlands e.France

7 During the French and Indian War, which power enjoyed naval superiority? Question 3 a.Britain (28, 1, 2)

8 In the late eighteenth century, what form did the most significant of the internal challenges to the mercantile colonial world take? Question 4 a.religious protests b.slave agitation movements c.parliamentary reform d.economic boycotts e.growth of unionism

9 In the late eighteenth century, what form did the most significant of the internal challenges to the mercantile colonial world take? Question 4 b.slave agitation movements (29, 1, 1)

10 Who wrote “Shooting an Elephant”? Question 5 a.Herbert Spencer b.Edmund Morel c.Thomas Macaulay d.George Orwell e.Rudyard Kipling

11 Who wrote “Shooting an Elephant”? Question 5 d.George Orwell (103, 2, 1)

12 During the decolonization of Asia after World War II, which independent country “was created for Muslims” in 1947? Question 6 a.Cambodia b.Pakistan c.India d.Laos e.Vietnam

13 During the decolonization of Asia after World War II, which independent country “was created for Muslims” in 1947? Question 6 b.Pakistan (110, 2, 3)

14 Which two countries demanded extraterritoriality from Mahmud II as a condition of military assistance in controlling the breakaway province of Egypt? Question 7 a.France and Britain b.Denmark and Portugal c.Britain and Portugal d.Spain and Portugal e.Netherlands and Denmark

15 Which two countries demanded extraterritoriality from Mahmud II as a condition of military assistance in controlling the breakaway province of Egypt? Question 7 a.France and Britain (41, 1, 4)

16 The Berlin Conference legitimized the claim of which nation to the Congo River area? Question 8 a.France b.Netherlands c.Belgium d.Portugal e.Spain

17 The Berlin Conference legitimized the claim of which nation to the Congo River area? Question 8 c.Belgium (80, 2, 2)

18 Which of the following became “the first multinational undertaking in history”? Question 9 a.Dutch Long-Distance Companies (Compagnieën van Verre) b.Dutch East India Company (Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie) c.Dutch West India Company (Westindiche Compagnie) d.Amsterdam Stock Exchange e.Heren XVII

19 Which of the following became “the first multinational undertaking in history”? Question 9 b.Dutch East India Company (Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie) (9, 1, 2)

20 Which British explorer justified commercial exploits in Africa as a “duty to raise their fellow creatures from their present degraded, denationalized, and demoralized state”? Question 10 a.James Tuckey b.Macgregor Laird c.William Laird d.Richard Lander e.John Lander

21 Which British explorer justified commercial exploits in Africa as a “duty to raise their fellow creatures from their present degraded, denationalized, and demoralized state”? Question 10 b.Macgregor Laird (57, 2, 1)

22 Which system, according to Adam Smith and David Ricardo, most effectively allowed most people to pursue their economic self-interest? Question 11 a.mercantilism b.capitalism c.communism d.socialism e.primitivism

23 Which system, according to Adam Smith and David Ricardo, most effectively allowed most people to pursue their economic self-interest? Question 11 b.capitalism (35, 2, 2)

24 The narrator of “Shooting an Elephant” compares the crowd’s watching the standoff with the elephant to their watching a/an Question 12 a.executioner at the guillotine b.judge and jury c.conjurer performing a trick d.gladiator facing a lion e.man facing a firing squad

25 The narrator of “Shooting an Elephant” compares the crowd’s watching the standoff with the elephant to their watching a/an Question 12 c.conjurer performing a trick (105, 2,1)

26 The activities of the British East India Company focused primarily on Question 13 a.North and South America b.Africa and the Middle East c.India and China d.Canada and New England e.Indonesia and North Africa

27 The activities of the British East India Company focused primarily on Question 13 c.India and China (9, 2, 2)

28 Which European nation dominated Asian trade in the late seventeenth century? Question 14 a.France b.Denmark c.Britain d.United States e.Netherlands

29 Which European nation dominated Asian trade in the late seventeenth century? Question 14 e.Netherlands (43, 1, 1)

30 The crowd that gathers near the paddy fields in “Shooting an Elephant” is convinced that the Question 15 a.men in the crowd will have to storm the elephant b.officer will never fire the rifle c.situation is becoming diffused d.officer is a coward e.officer will eventually shoot the elephant

31 The crowd that gathers near the paddy fields in “Shooting an Elephant” is convinced that the Question 15 e.officer will eventually shoot the elephant (105, 2, 1)

32 Which leader was assassinated in 1948 because of his continued work for religious reconciliation? Question 16 a.Mahatmas Gandhi b.Mao Zedong c.François Mitterrand d.Charles de Gaulle e.Winston Churchill

33 Which leader was assassinated in 1948 because of his continued work for religious reconciliation? Question 16 a.Mahatmas Gandhi (110, 2, 3)

34 The African Inland Commercial Company was organized as a result of the “discoveries of the brothers Lander” on the Question 17 a.Congo River b.Nile River c.Niger River d.Senegal River e.Zambezi River

35 The African Inland Commercial Company was organized as a result of the “discoveries of the brothers Lander” on the Question 17 c.Niger River (57, 2, 1)

36 When the narrator of “Shooting an Elephant” reflected on the circumstances he faced in Burma, he realized all of the following EXCEPT Question 18 a.that he was quite young at the time b.that he genuinely felt hatred for his job c.that he felt genuine anger against those who make his work more difficult d.that he knew the British Empire was in serious decline e.that he viewed the British Raj as a tyrant

37 When the narrator of “Shooting an Elephant” reflected on the circumstances he faced in Burma, he realized all of the following EXCEPT Question 18 d.that he knew the British Empire was in serious decline (104, 2, 1)

38 Who complained in 1776 that the British Empire “existed in imagination only”? Question 19 a.Adam Smith b.David Ricardo c.Edmund Burke d.Fernand Braudel e.John Locke

39 Who complained in 1776 that the British Empire “existed in imagination only”? Question 19 a.Adam Smith (13, 2, 1)

40 Who persuaded patent holders to establish an interior fur trading post at Quebec in 1608 and then wintered there with twenty-eight men? Question 20 a.Nicolas Durand, Chevalier de Villegagnon b.Pierre du Guast, Comte de Monts c.Marquis de la Roche d.Samuel Champlain e.René de Laudonnière

41 Who persuaded patent holders to establish an interior fur trading post at Quebec in 1608 and then wintered there with twenty-eight men? Question 20 d.Samuel Champlain (16, 2, 1)

42 Which two European nations dominated Asian trade in the early eighteenth century? Question 21 a.France and Britain b.Denmark and Portugal c.Britain and Portugal d.Spain and Portugal e.Netherlands and Denmark

43 Which two European nations dominated Asian trade in the early eighteenth century? Question 21 a.France and Britain (39, 2, 2)

44 Edmund Morel’s 1904 book on the colonization of Africa confirmed a 1903 study by exposing Question 22 a.abolition and the interruption of the slave trade b.parliamentary graft c.indigenous African rebellions d.depopulation and disease in Africa e.corruption of merchants and traders

45 Edmund Morel’s 1904 book on the colonization of Africa confirmed a 1903 study by exposing Question 22 d.depopulation and disease in Africa (101, 2, 2)

46 Which Spanish explorer in 1542 traveled up the west coast as far as San Francisco Bay? Question 23 a.Francisco Vásquez de Coronado b.Bartolomé Ferrelo c.Vasco Núñez de Balboa d.Pedro de Valdivia e.Juan Cabrillo

47 Which Spanish explorer in 1542 traveled up the west coast as far as San Francisco Bay? Question 23 e.Juan Cabrillo (14, 2, 3)

48 Macgregor Laird’ plan was to establish a trading post along the Niger to buy Question 24 a.diamonds b.palm oil c.sugar cane d.tribal art e.cork

49 Macgregor Laird’ plan was to establish a trading post along the Niger to buy Question 24 b.palm oil (57, 2, 2)

50 After capturing Delhi, whom did the Sepoys proclaim emperor in May 1857? Question 25 a.Bahadur Shah b.Nana Sahib c.Pandurang Mahipat Belsare d.Tatya Tope e.Mangal Pandey

51 After capturing Delhi, whom did the Sepoys proclaim emperor in May 1857? Question 25 a.Bahadur Shah (97, 1, 6)

52 Who insulted Muslims in the Middle East by insisting on an ample supply of alcohol and tobacco during diplomatic meetings? Question 26 a.Golda Meir b.Harry Truman c.Winston Churchill d.François Mitterrand e.Charles de Gaulle

53 Who insulted Muslims in the Middle East by insisting on an ample supply of alcohol and tobacco during diplomatic meetings? Question 26 c.Winston Churchill (113, 2, 2)

54 In the early 1800s, the Royal African Corps was stationed in Question 27 a. South Africa b.East Africa c.West Africa d.North Africa e.Central Africa

55 In the early 1800s, the Royal African Corps was stationed in Question 27 c.West Africa (58, 1, 1)

56 In the context of the Indian Rebellion, who enchained and threatened Sita Ram? Question 28 a.his British commanders b.his fellow sepoys c.rebel forces d.British civilians e.Muslim villagers

57 In the context of the Indian Rebellion, who enchained and threatened Sita Ram? Question 28 c.rebel forces (98, 2, 4)

58 Which French explorer sailed the St Lawrence River as far as modern-day Montreal? Question 29 a.Nicolas Durand, Chevalier de Villegagnon b.João Fagundes c.Jacques Cartier d.Gaspard Coligny e.Marquis de la Roche

59 Which French explorer sailed the St Lawrence River as far as modern-day Montreal? Question 29 c.Jacques Cartier (15, 1, 1)

60 About what percentage of white soldiers died from the 1825-1826 epidemic in Gambia? Question 30 a. 2 percent b. 20 percent c. 40 percent d. 70 percent e. 100 percent

61 About what percentage of white soldiers died from the 1825-1826 epidemic in Gambia? Question 30 d.70 percent (58, 1, 2)

62 A nation functioning as self-contained economic unit with no business or trading relations with anyone outside of that unit is referred to as a(n) Question 31 a.closed system b.client state c.buffer zone d.protectorate e.independent kingdom

63 A nation functioning as self-contained economic unit with no business or trading relations with anyone outside of that unit is referred to as a(n) Question 31 a.closed system (40, 1, 1)

64 The Doctrine of Lapse most clearly benefited Question 32 a French East India Company b.French West India Company c.British East India Company d.General India Company e.Brandenburg Africa Company

65 The Doctrine of Lapse most clearly benefited Question 32 c.British East India Company (95, 2, 1)

66 What was the Micmac settlement that Jacques Cartier reached in his search for a northwest passage? Question 33 a.Pernambuco b.Kanpur c.Hochelaga d.Charlesbourg-Royal e.Charlesfort

67 What was the Micmac settlement that Jacques Cartier reached in his search for a northwest passage? Question 33 c.Hochelaga (15, 1, 1)

68 About what percentage of West Indian soldiers died from the 1825-1826 epidemic in Gambia? Question 34 a.2 percent b.20 percent c.40 percent d.70 percent e.100 percent

69 About what percentage of West Indian soldiers died from the 1825-1826 epidemic in Gambia? Question 34 a.2 percent (58, 1, 2)

70 Darwin’s theory contributed to an evolving European view of colonialism that increasingly valued Question 35 a.Enlightenment philosophy b.the motives of early mercantilism c.imperial subjugation d.increasing proselytizing e.decolonization

71 Darwin’s theory contributed to an evolving European view of colonialism that increasingly valued Question 35 c.imperial subjugation (89, 2,1)

72 In post-World War II negotiations, which world leader insisted that drilling in Arabia was a possibility, as long the British were excluded? Question 36 a.François Mitterrand b.Charles de Gaulle c.Winston Churchill d.Gamal Abdul Nasser e.Faisal bin Abdul Aziz

73 In post-World War II negotiations, which world leader insisted that drilling in Arabia was a possibility, as long the British were excluded? Question 36 e.Faisal bin Abdul Aziz (113, 2, 2)

74 Captain Grant, in his correspondence with Thomas Peacock in 1837, attributed the outbreak of malaria to outbreak of malaria to Question 37 a.mosquitoes b.firewood c.inclement weather d.dehydration e.food poising

75 Captain Grant, in his correspondence with Thomas Peacock in 1837, attributed the outbreak of malaria to outbreak of malaria to Question 37 b.firewood (58, 2, 4)

76 According to Sita Ram, many believed that the Rifle cartridges were part of a larger plan by the Sirkar to Question 38 a.foment civil war b.discredit the French c.promote the Doctrine of Lapse d.spur the repeal of the Doctrine of Lapse e.undermine certain local religious practices

77 According to Sita Ram, many believed that the Rifle cartridges were part of a larger plan by the Sirkar to Question 38 e.undermine certain local religious practices (97, 1, 1)

78 Which French Huguenot established a colony on an island off Rio de Janeiro? Question 39 a.Jean Ribault b.Nicolas Durand, Chevalier de Villegagnon c.Pierre du Guast d.Samuel de Champlain e.Henry Hudson

79 Which French Huguenot established a colony on an island off Rio de Janeiro? Question 39 b.Nicolas Durand, Chevalier de Villegagnon (16, 1, 1)

80 Which of the following Tudor monarchs had the ‘shortest rule? Question 40 a.Henry VII b.Elizabeth I c.Henry VIII d.Mary I e.Edward VI

81 Which of the following Tudor monarchs had the shortest rule? Question 40 d.Mary I (17, 1, 1)

82 Following the French invasion of 1830, the first important experiments in treating malaria were carried out in Question 41 a.Tunisia b.French Morocco c.Libya d.Algeria e.Senegal

83 Following the French invasion of 1830, the first important experiments in treating malaria were carried out in Question 41 d.Algeria (59, 2, 1)

84 The 1900 movement prompted by Foreign encroachment and exploitation in East Asia was the Question 42 a.Fashoda Crisis b.Moroccan Crisis c.Egyptian Revolt d.Boxer Rebellion e.Agadir Incident

85 The 1900 movement prompted by Foreign encroachment and exploitation in East Asia was the Question 42 d.Boxer Rebellion (86, 2, 2)

86 When did the English first attempt its settlement of the Americas? Question 43 a.mid fifteenth century b.late fifteenth century c.early sixteenth century d.late sixteenth century e.early seventeenth century

87 When did the English first attempt its settlement of the Americas? Question 43 d.late sixteenth century (21, 2, 1)

88 Which army physician in the 1830s believed that quinine should be administered in small doses because it was too expensive for military use? Question 44 a.J. Broussais b.Jean André Antonini c.François Clément Maillot d.H. D. Trotter e.T. H. R. Thomson

89 Which army physician in the 1830s believed that quinine should be administered in small doses because it was too expensive for military use? Question 44 a.J. Broussais (59, 2, 1)

90 Which name did rebel groups in British East Africa give themselves? Question 45 a.East African Action Committee b.Mau Mau c.Liberal Constitution Party d.African National Congress e.Land and Freedom Army

91 Which name did rebel groups in British East Africa give themselves? Question 45 e.Land and Freedom Army (115, 1, 1)


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