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1 Super Quiz™ PowerPoint Test

2 Which of the following vessels pioneered the Red Sea Route and “made plain the need for a canal”? Question 1 a.North Star b.Sphinx c.Nellie d.Aigle e.Hugh Lindsay

3 Which of the following vessels pioneered the Red Sea Route and “made plain the need for a canal”? Question 1 e.Hugh Lindsay (72, 2,1)

4 Who posited the theory of “natural selection”? Question 2 a.Charles Darwin b.Count Gobineau c.Robert Knox d.Rudyard Kipling e.Benjamin Kidd

5 Who posited the theory of “natural selection”? Question 2 a.Charles Darwin (88, 2, 1)

6 Which country settled the presidios of Ceuta and Melilla in Africa? Question 3 a.Spain b.Netherlands c.Greece d.Great Britain e.France

7 Which country settled the presidios of Ceuta and Melilla in Africa? Question 3 a.Spain (6, 2, 1)

8 Marshal Hubert Lyautey was the architect of the French colonization of Question 4 a.Senegal b.Algeria c.Tunisia d.Morocco e.Cambodia

9 Marshal Hubert Lyautey was the architect of the French colonization of Question 4 d.Morocco (50, 2, 4)

10 What was the “liberal conceit” of colonialism? Question 5 a.Europeanizing the non-Western world b.stripping resources from the non-western world c.decolonizing the non-western world d.unabashed consolidation of imperial rule by force e.forming partnerships with colonial entities

11 What was the “liberal conceit” of colonialism? Question 5 a.Europeanizing the non-Western world (87, 2, 2)

12 The novelist Buchi Emecheta was born in Question 6 a.Germany b.Communist Hungary c.Nigeria d.South Africa e.Yugoslavia

13 The novelist Buchi Emecheta was born in Question 6 c.Nigeria (108, 1, 1)

14 What was the name of the French steamer that bombarded the city of Algiers in 1830? Question 7 a.Ballay b.Léon Blot c.North Star d.Sphinx e.Nellie

15 What was the name of the French steamer that bombarded the city of Algiers in 1830? Question 7 d.Sphinx (67, 1, 1)

16 After the Russo-Japanese War, the Japanese took control of Russian railroads in Question 8 a.Hanoi b.Manchuria c.Sakhalin d.Egypt e.India

17 After the Russo-Japanese War, the Japanese took control of Russian railroads in Question 8 b.Manchuria (86, 2, 3)

18 Who founded the Ming Dynasty in China? Question 9 a.Zhu Yuanzhang b.Mao Zedong c.Ho Chi Minh d.Jiang Jieshi e.Cheng-ho

19 Who founded the Ming Dynasty in China? Question 9 a.Zhu Yuanzhang (7, 2, 2)

20 Giovanni de Verrazzano was killed by members of which tribe in 1528? Question 10 a.Huron b.Carib c.Powhatan d.Micmac e.Algonquin

21 Giovanni de Verrazzano was killed by members of which tribe in 1528? Question 10 b.Carib (15, 1, 1)

22 The British first tried out the minié ball in the Question 11 a.Napoleonic Wars b.Bengal Wars c.Anglo-Indian Wars d.Mysore Wars e.Kaffir War

23 The British first tried out the minié ball in the Question 11 e.Kaffir War (66, 1, 2)

24 During the nineteenth century competition for the South Pacific, which two countries divided up the Solomon Islands? Question 12 a.Britain and Germany b.France and Denmark c.United States and Germany d.Italy and the Netherlands e.France and Britain

25 During the nineteenth century competition for the South Pacific, which two countries divided up the Solomon Islands? Question 12 a.Britain and Germany (86, 1, 2)

26 In the fifteenth century, the House of Habsburg first reigned in Question 13 a.France b.Italy c.Austria d.Netherlands e.Spain

27 In the fifteenth century, the House of Habsburg first reigned in Question 13 c.Austria (8, 2, 2)

28 What gun was approved in 1836 for use by British troops? Question 14 a.Pennsylvania-Kentucky rifle b.Prussian needle gun c.Brunswick rifle d.Minié rifle e.Brown Bess

29 What gun was approved in 1836 for use by British troops? Question 14 c.Brunswick rifle (65, 2, 4)

30 Which Vietnamese resistance movement fought French infiltration? Question 15 a.Destours b.Black Flags c.Taipings d.Freedom Fighters e.Taliban

31 Which Vietnamese resistance movement fought French infiltration? Question 15 b.Black Flags (86, 1, 1)

32 Which composer used the sitar in his composition of “Norwegian Wood”? Question 16 a.György Ligeti b.Karlheinz Stockhausen c.George Harrison d.Buchi Emecheta e.Niki de Saint Phalle

33 Which composer used the sitar in his composition of “Norwegian Wood”? Question 16 c.George Harrison (121, 2, 1)

34 In 1807, which clergyman and amateur physicist proposed using a detonating gunpowder and a percussion lock instead of a flintlock? Question 17 a.Alexander Forsyth b.Joshua Shaw c.Joseph Needham d.Hauptmann Kling e.Gustav Rohlfs

35 In 1807, which clergyman and amateur physicist proposed using a detonating gunpowder and a percussion lock instead of a flintlock? Question 17 a.Alexander Forsyth (64, 1, 2)

36 Which nation was NOT a participant in the Crimean War? Question 18 a.Russia b.Germany c.Ottoman Empire d.France e.Britain

37 Which nation was NOT a participant in the Crimean War? Question 18 b.Germany (86, 2, 2)

38 The proper name of the board governing the VOC was the Question 19 a.North African Star b.Neo-Destours c.Amsterdam Stock Exchange d.Heren XVII e.Dutch States General

39 The proper name of the board governing the VOC was the Question 19 d.Heren XVII (9, 1, 1)

40 Which French politician asked, “What is this civilization which you impose with cannonballs?” Question 20 a.Jules Maigne b.Georges Perin c.Jules Ferry d.Frédéric Passy e.Camille Pellatan

41 Which French politician asked, “What is this civilization which you impose with cannonballs?” Question 20 e.Camille Pellatan (48, 1, 2)

42 As a part of the European exploration of inland African waterways, who transported the small steamer Khedive to the upper Nile River? Question 21 a.George Goldie b.Samuel White Baker c.Lieutenant Gentile d.David Livingstone e.Henry Stanley

43 As a part of the European exploration of inland African waterways, who transported the small steamer Khedive to the upper Nile River? Question 21 b.Samuel White Baker (63, 1, 2)

44 What word does the narrator of “Shooting an Elephant” use in describing the “futility of the white man’s dominion in the East”? Question 22 a.“watchful” b.“hollowness” c.“ironic” d.“juggernaut” e.“corpselike”

45 What word does the narrator of “Shooting an Elephant” use in describing the “futility of the white man’s dominion in the East”? Question 22 b.“hollowness” (105, 2, 1)

46 The formal declaration of war between England and France over their North American holdings came in Question 23 a.1745 b.1756 c.1767 d.1778 e.1789

47 The formal declaration of war between England and France over their North American holdings came in Question 23 b.1756 (28, 2, 1)

48 The ambitions of which Belgian ruler is often cited as an explanation of the intense “scramble for Africa”? Question 24 a.Leopold II b.King George III c.Henry VIII d.Edward VI e.Francis I

49 The ambitions of which Belgian ruler is often cited as an explanation of the intense “scramble for Africa”? Question 24 a.Leopold II (62, 1, 2)

50 The formation of the Union of South Africa in 1910 was a partial fulfillment of the ambitions of Question 25 a.Charles Gordon b.Cecil Rhodes c.Mungo Park d.George Goldie e.Horatio Herbert Kitchener

51 The formation of the Union of South Africa in 1910 was a partial fulfillment of the ambitions of Question 25 b.Cecil Rhodes (85, 1, 1)

52 The Tropical Museum is located in Question 26 a.Amsterdam b.Budapest c.Java d.Denmark e.Yugoslavia

53 The Tropical Museum is located in Question 26 a.Amsterdam (122, 2, 2)

54 Which vector of malaria was identified in 1897? Question 27 a.mosquitoes b.firewood c.viral infection d.maggots e.food poisoning

55 Which vector of malaria was identified in 1897? Question 27 a.mosquitoes (58, 2, 4)

56 Which discovery in the 1860s prompted the British encroachment on the Afrikaner republics? Question 28 a.platinum b.diamonds c.tungsten d.gold e.copper

57 Which discovery in the 1860s prompted the British encroachment on the Afrikaner republics? Question 28 b.diamonds (85, 1, 1)

58 According to the estimates of Philip Curtain, how many slaves were transported to the British North America and to the United States during the entire period of the Atlantic slave trade? Question 29 a.about 125,000 b.about 400,000 c.about a million and a half d.about two and a half million e.about four million

59 According to the estimates of Philip Curtain, how many slaves were transported to the British North America and to the United States during the entire period of the Atlantic slave trade? Question 29 b.about 400,000 (26, 2, chart)

60 What was the primary agricultural product that the Portuguese exported from the islands of the Bight of Biafra? Question 30 a.sugar b.gold c.coffee d.cotton e.wheat

61 What was the primary agricultural product that the Portuguese exported from the islands of the Bight of Biafra? Question 30 a.sugar (14, 1, 1)

62 In Tunisia, the traditional Liberal Constitution party was known as Question 31 a.Neo-Destour b.North African Star c.National Assembly d.Moroccan Action Committee e.Destour

63 In Tunisia, the traditional Liberal Constitution party was known as Question 31 e. Destour (54, 1, 3)

64 Which European country controlled the land separating German South West Africa and German East Africa? Question 32 a.Italy b.Britain c.Belgium d.France e.Netherlands

65 Which European country controlled the land separating German South West Africa and German East Africa? Question 32 b.Britain (84, 2, 1)

66 Which word was found carved on a doorpost may serve as a clue to what happened to the Roanoke islanders? Question 33 a.Wingina b.Manteo c.Wanchese d.Croatoan e.Norumbega

67 Which word was found carved on a doorpost may serve as a clue to what happened to the Roanoke islanders? Question 33 d.Croatoan (22, 2, 1)

68 In the early twentieth century, Hubert Lyautey served as the Question 34 a.Governor of Morocco b.French Minister of the Colonies c.Italian Minister of the Colonies d.head of the Neo-Destour party e.founder of the North African Star

69 In the early twentieth century, Hubert Lyautey served as the Question 34 a.Governor of Morocco (50, 1, caption)

70 Sita Ram initially thought that the Indian Mutiny would be restricted to those Question 35 a.involved in the slave trade b.supporting home rule c.angry over the Oudh annexation d.who had used the tainted rifle cartridges e.hurt by the taxation of agricultural commodities

71 Sita Ram initially thought that the Indian Mutiny would be restricted to those Question 35 c.angry over the Oudh annexation (99, 2, 3)

72 The musician György Ligeti was a refugee from Question 36 a.Germany b.Communist Hungary c.Pakistan d.South Africa e.Yugoslavia

73 The musician György Ligeti was a refugee from Question 36 b.Communist Hungary (122, 2, 1)

74 Who directed the building of the Suez Canal from ? Question 37 a.Edmund Cartwright b.Carolus Linnaeus c.James Watt d.Ferdinand Lesseps e.Georges-Louis Leclerc de Bouffon

75 Who directed the building of the Suez Canal from ? Question 37 d.Ferdinand Lesseps (46, 2, 2)

76 How did many young women died during the 1858 attack on Jhansi? Question 38 a.fire b.blunt trauma c.bayonet wounds d.drowning e.starvation

77 How did many young women died during the 1858 attack on Jhansi? Question 38 d.drowning (99, 1, 4)

78 Who was England’s first major slave trader? Question 39 a.John Hawkins b.Martin Frobisher c.Michael Lok d.John Gilbert e.John Davis

79 Who was England’s first major slave trader? Question 39 a.John Hawkins (21, 1, 2)

80 Which of the following successfully resisted annexation as a western buffer zone for Britain’s Indian Empire? Question 40 a.Afghanistan b.Persia c.Punjab d.Burma e.Ceylon

81 Which of the following successfully resisted annexation as a western buffer zone for Britain’s Indian Empire? Question 40 a.Afghanistan (41, 1, 1)

82 Where did Shaka Zulu build his powerful empire? Question 41 a.Natal b.Algeria c.Cairo d.Transvaal e.Orange Free State

83 Where did Shaka Zulu build his powerful empire? Question 41 a.Natal (46, 1, 3)

84 Which siege does Sita Ram describe as purportedly being “tough work” that pitted 10,000 against 70,000? Question 42 a.Parana b.Sagar c.Khajuri d.Delhi e.Barva

85 Which siege does Sita Ram describe as purportedly being “tough work” that pitted 10,000 against 70,000? Question 42 d.Delhi (98, 2,4)

86 The outbreak of which of the following in 1566 weakened Spanish power to protect its interests in the New World? Question 43 a.Prosser’s Revolt b.Tyrone’s Rebellion c.Nine Years War d.Seven Years War e.Eighty Years War

87 The outbreak of which of the following in 1566 weakened Spanish power to protect its interests in the New World? Question 43 e.Eighty Years War (21, 1, 2)

88 In the early eighteenth century, the empire-builders in Europe showed the LEAST interest in Question 44 a.North America b.Africa c.Central Asia d.Southeast Asia e.Australia

89 In the early eighteenth century, the empire-builders in Europe showed the LEAST interest in Question 44 b.Africa (44, 1, 4)

90 Which artist integrated non-Western forms into sculpture? Question 45 a.Meena Pathek b.György Ligeti c.Karlheinz Stockhausen d.Louise Bourgeois e.Buchi Emecheta

91 Which artist integrated non-Western forms into sculpture? Question 45 d.Louise Bourgeois (122, 1, 2)


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