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Super Quiz™ PowerPoint Test 9 2011-2012. The British pursuit of which of the following as a “buffer zone” resulted in wars beginning in 1839 and 1878?

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1 Super Quiz™ PowerPoint Test

2 The British pursuit of which of the following as a “buffer zone” resulted in wars beginning in 1839 and 1878? Question 1 a.Melilla b.Granada c.Afghanistan d.Burma e.Punjab

3 The British pursuit of which of the following as a “buffer zone” resulted in wars beginning in 1839 and 1878? Question 1 c.Afghanistan (41, 1, 1)

4 Which archetypal expansionist led the British in their acquisition of Bechuanaland, Rhodesia, and Nyasaland? Question 2 a.Charles Gordon b.Cecil Rhodes c.Mungo Park d.George Goldie e.Horatio Herbert Kitchener

5 Which archetypal expansionist led the British in their acquisition of Bechuanaland, Rhodesia, and Nyasaland? Question 2 b.Cecil Rhodes (84, 2,1)

6 The Moluccas were an important center for the production of Question 3 a.rubber b.gold c.textiles d.spices e.tobacco

7 The Moluccas were an important center for the production of Question 3 d.spices (10, 1, 1)

8 Burma in the 1880s was a(n) Question 4 a.closed system b.client state c.buffer zone d.protectorate e.independent kingdom

9 Burma in the 1880s was a(n) Question 4 e.independent kingdom (41, 1, 1)

10 Which of the following was NOT a part of German East Africa? Question 5 a.Rwanda b.continental Tanzania c.Botswana d.a portion of Mozambique e.Burundi

11 Which of the following was NOT a part of German East Africa? Question 5 c.Botswana (84, 2, 1)

12 Which newly formed political group in Britain launched a fiery campaign in favor of immigration restrictions? Question 6 a.Conservative Party b.National Front c.Labor Party d.Neo-Destour party e.Liberal Constitution Party

13 Which newly formed political group in Britain launched a fiery campaign in favor of immigration restrictions? Question 6 b.National Front (117, 1, 2)

14 Which of the following powers did Britain conquer through financial subjugation and political maneuvering, rather than direct rule? Question 7 a.Dutch Trading Empire b.Japanese Empire c.Ottoman Empire d.Mughal Empire e.Holy Roman Empire

15 Which of the following powers did Britain conquer through financial subjugation and political maneuvering, rather than direct rule? Question 7 c.Ottoman Empire (41, 1, 3)

16 The establishment of which colony in 1910 was partial fulfillment of the ambitions of Cecil Rhodes? Question 8 a.Orange Free State b.British East Africa c.Transvaal d.Union of South Africa e.Uganda

17 The establishment of which colony in 1910 was partial fulfillment of the ambitions of Cecil Rhodes? Question 8 d.Union of South Africa (85, 1, 1)

18 How many people, according to estimates, lived on the Caribbean islands at the time of Columbus? Question 9 a.less than a million b.three million c.five million d.eight million e.over ten million

19 How many people, according to estimates, lived on the Caribbean islands at the time of Columbus? Question 9 a.less than a million (10, 2, 3)

20 Who served as ship physician during the Niger expedition of 1841? Question 10 a.J. Broussais b.Jean André Antonini c.François Clément Maillot d.H. D. Trotter e.T. R. H. Thomson

21 Who served as ship physician during the Niger expedition of 1841? Question 10 e.T. R. H. Thomson (59, 2, 2)

22 Which of the following BEST describes the relationship of Ottoman Empire to Great Britain in the early 1840s? Question 11 a.annexed territory b.buffer zone c.protectorate d.independent kingdoms e.de facto economic colony

23 Which of the following BEST describes the relationship of Ottoman Empire to Great Britain in the early 1840s? Question 11 e.de facto economic colony (41, 2, 1)

24 The Anglo-Russian Entente of 1907 consolidated Russian power in Question 12 a.South East Asia b.Eastern Europe c.Central Asia d.China and Japan e.the South Pacific

25 The Anglo-Russian Entente of 1907 consolidated Russian power in Question 12 c.Central Asia (86, 1, 1)

26 Which Spanish explorer laid the military groundwork for the subsequent conquest of Honduras and Guatemala in ? Question 13 a.Francisco Pizarro b.Hernán Cortés c.Vasco Núñez de Balboa d.Pedro de Valdivia e.Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca

27 Which Spanish explorer laid the military groundwork for the subsequent conquest of Honduras and Guatemala in ? Question 13 b.Hernán Cortés (14, 2, 2)

28 Which two countries lent money to the Ottoman Empire to subsidize its military mobilization during the Crimean War? Question 14 a.France and Britain b.Denmark and Portugal c.Britain and Portugal d.Spain and Portugal e.Netherlands and Denmark

29 Which two countries lent money to the Ottoman Empire to subsidize its military mobilization during the Crimean War? Question 14 a.France and Britain (41, 2, 1)

30 During the nineteenth century competition for the South Pacific, which two countries divided up Samoa? Question 15 a.Britain and Germany b.France and Denmark c.United States and Germany d.Italy and the Netherlands e.France and Britain

31 During the nineteenth century competition for the South Pacific, which two countries divided up Samoa? Question 15 c.United States and Germany (86, 1, 2)

32 In the 1980s, what percentage of Europe’s non- European workforce were illegal workers? Question 16 a.12 percent b.33 percent c.50 percent d.67 percent e.88 percent

33 In the 1980s, what percentage of Europe’s non- European workforce were illegal workers? Question 16 e.88 percent (116, 2, 3)

34 Who used a series of small steamers to navigate around the cataracts on the Zambezi River in 1858? Question 17 a.George Goldie b.Samuel White Baker c.Lieutenant Gentile d.David Livingstone e.Henry Stanley

35 Who used a series of small steamers to navigate around the cataracts on the Zambezi River in 1858? Question 17 d.David Livingstone (63, 1, 2)

36 After the Spanish-American War, the United States received all of the following Spanish territories EXCEPT Question 18 a.Philippines b.Puerto Rico c.Spanish Guinea d.Guam e.Cuba

37 After the Spanish-American War, the United States received all of the following Spanish territories EXCEPT Question 18 c.Spanish Guinea (86, 1, 3)

38 After the Peace of Breda, the Dutch presence in the western hemisphere was confined to Question 19 a.Caribbean islands b.Central America c.Mexico and Baja d.South America colonies along the Atlantic Ocean e.South America colonies along the Pacific Ocean

39 After the Peace of Breda, the Dutch presence in the western hemisphere was confined to Question 19 a.Caribbean islands (10, 2, 2)

40 Which last remnant of its Angevin empire in continental Europe did England cede to France in 1558? Question 20 a.Port Royal b.Marseilles c.Calais d.Dover e. Brussels

41 Which last remnant of its Angevin empire in continental Europe did England cede to France in 1558? Question 20 c.Calais (21, 1, 1)

42 Which country’s military was the first military force to adopt percussion locks? Question 21 a.England b.Germany c.United States d.China e.France

43 Which country’s military was the first military force to adopt percussion locks? Question 21 e.France (65, 2, 3)

44 The narrator of “Shooting an Elephant” attributes his decision to fire on the elephant to which of the following? Question 22 a.hope for a promotion b.fear for his personal safety c.fear for the personal safety of nearby children d.thrill of mastering one’s environment e.desire to avoid being laughed at

45 The narrator of “Shooting an Elephant” attributes his decision to fire on the elephant to which of the following? Question 22 e.desire to avoid being laughed at (105, 2, 1)

46 Which Breton merchant received a patent to found a base on Sable Island in 1577? Question 23 a.Nicolas Durand, Chevalier de Villegagnon b.Pierre du Guast, Comte de Monts c.Marquis de la Roche d.Henry Hudson e.René de Laudonnière

47 Which Breton merchant received a patent to found a base on Sable Island in 1577? Question 23 c.Marquis de la Roche (16, 1, 2)

48 In 1814, which Philadelphian proposed placing detonating gunpowder in little metal caps? Question 24 a.Alexander Forsyth b.Joshua Shaw c.Joseph Needham d.Hauptmann Kling e.Gustav Rohlfs

49 In 1814, which Philadelphian proposed placing detonating gunpowder in little metal caps? Question 24 b.Joshua Shaw (65, 1, 1)

50 Where did the rebel forces in the 1857 rebellion enjoy the MOST success? Question 25 a.in raids on native states b.in disrupting British supply routes c.capturing British armories d.in hit-and-run attacks e.in frontal attacks of the Bengal army

51 Where did the rebel forces in the 1857 rebellion enjoy the MOST success? Question 25 a.in raids on native states (99, 2, 1)

52 After World War II, the United Kingdom received a flood of labor reserves from Question 26 a.Surinam and Indonesia b.Caribbean islands c.South Africa d.Indochina e.Northern and sub-Saharan Africa

53 After World War II, the United Kingdom received a flood of labor reserves from Question 26 b.Caribbean islands (116, 1, 2)

54 Who transported the nine-ton En Avant steamer to maneuver the Congo River? Question 27 a.George Goldie b.Samuel White Baker c.Lieutenant Gentile d.David Livingstone e.Henry Stanley

55 Who transported the nine-ton En Avant steamer to maneuver the Congo River? Question 27 e.Henry Stanley (63, 1, 2)

56 Which term does Joseph Coohill use in referring to the conflict in India in 1857? Question 28 a.First War of Independence b.Second War of Independence c.Bengal Army Massacre d.Indian Mutiny and Rebellion e.Trade War of 1857

57 Which term does Joseph Coohill use in referring to the conflict in India in 1857? Question 28 d.Indian Mutiny and Rebellion (95, 1, 1)

58 Which of the following monarchs promoted a Catholic counter-reformation in 1533? Question 29 a.King George III b.Elizabeth I c.Henry VIII d.Mary I e.Edward VI

59 Which of the following monarchs promoted a Catholic counter-reformation in 1533? Question 29 d.Mary I (17, 1, 1)

60 The cinchona plantations of Ootacamund were located near the city of Question 30 a.Quito, Ecuador b.Madras, India c.La Paz, Bolivia d.Jakarta, Indonesia e.Bangkok, Thailand

61 The cinchona plantations of Ootacamund were located near the city of Question 30 b.Madras, India (61, 2, 1 )

62 Which of the following gunmakers created a bullet with a wooden base plug in 1836? Question 31 a.Gayl Ness b.William Stahl c.Claude Etienne Minié d.William Greener e.Fredrick Marryat

63 Which of the following gunmakers created a bullet with a wooden base plug in 1836? Question 31 d.William Greener (65, 2, 5)

64 Who, according to the King of Delhi’s May 11 proclamation, intended to make all Brahmins into Christians? Question 32 a.loyal English sepoys b.the English Sirkar c.Tatya Tope d.Nana Sahib e.Governor Sabeb of Calcutta

65 Who, according to the King of Delhi’s May 11 proclamation, intended to make all Brahmins into Christians? Question 32 b.the English Sirkar (99, 2, 2)

66 The Guinea Company was a joint stock company focusing on trade with Question 33 a.Africa b.Russia c.the Baltic d.the Mediterranean and Middle East e.India and China

67 The Guinea Company was a joint stock company focusing on trade with Question 33 a.Africa (20, 2, 2)

68 The “Ever Victorious Army” effectively prolonged the Question 34 a.First Opium War b.Qing Dynasty c.Second Opium War d.Taiping Rebellion e.Tokugawa regime

69 The “Ever Victorious Army” effectively prolonged the Question 34 b.Qing Dynasty (42, 2, 1)

70 Based on the excerpts in the USAD ® Super Quiz Resource Guide, which pattern of warfare does Pandurang Mahipat Belsare describe? Question 35 a.raiding villages b.pillaging farmhouses and destroying crops c.disorganized fighting and flight d.precision strikes on specific targets e.widespread looting of British cantonments and armories

71 Based on the excerpts in the USAD ® Super Quiz Resource Guide, which pattern of warfare does Pandurang Mahipat Belsare describe? Question 35 c.disorganized fighting and flight (98, 1, 5)

72 Which label did the French give to the Muslims who had served in the French army of Algeria and fled to the French mainland from 1947 to 1954? Question 36 a.Destours b.harkis c.Afrikaners d.Berbers e.pieds noirs

73 Which label did the French give to the Muslims who had served in the French army of Algeria and fled to the French mainland from 1947 to 1954? Question 36 b.harkis (116, 1, 1)

74 What was the last colony to receive Dominion status from Britain? Question 37 a.Australia b.Canada c.United States d.New Zealand e.South Africa

75 What was the last colony to receive Dominion status from Britain? Question 37 e.South Africa (43, 2, 3)

76 Who wrote “National Life from the Standpoint of Science”? Question 38 a.Charles Darwin b.Karl Pearson c.Mungo Park d.Rudyard Kipling e.Robert Knox

77 Who wrote “National Life from the Standpoint of Science”? Question 38 b.Karl Pearson (90, 1, 1)

78 Which English monarch adopted the “imperial crown”? Question 39 a.Elizabeth I b.Mary I c.Edgar I d.Henry V e.Edward I

79 Which English monarch adopted the “imperial crown”? Question 39 d.Henry V (16, 2, 1)

80 Irish colonization accelerated after the 1595 outbreak of Question 40 a.Maroon Wars b.Prosser’s Revolt c.Glorious Revolution 1688 d.Tyrone’s Rebellion e.Anglo-Scottish War

81 Irish colonization accelerated after the 1595 outbreak of Question 40 d.Tyrone’s Rebellion (18, 2, 1)

82 Which colony receive Dominion status at the same time as New Zealand ? Question 41 a.Australia b.Canada c.United States d.New Zealand e.South Africa

83 Which colony receive Dominion status at the same time as New Zealand ? Question 41 a.Australia (43, 2, 3)

84 Which of the following was rendered obsolete by the invention of synthetic dyes in the early twentieth century? Question 42 a.palm oil b.resin c.indigo d.coconut oil e.amber

85 Which of the following was rendered obsolete by the invention of synthetic dyes in the early twentieth century? Question 42 c.indigo (92, 1, 2)

86 Who made the first “verifiable English-sponsored contact” with the Americas? Question 43 a.Henry the Navigator b.James Cook c.John Cabot d.John Rut e.Sebastian Cabot

87 Who made the first “verifiable English-sponsored contact” with the Americas? Question 43 c.John Cabot (20, 1, 2)

88 Which English botanist traveled to Ecuador with Robert Cross and collected thousands of cinchona seeds? Question 44 a.Thomas Hutchinson b.Justus Charles Hasskarl c.Clements Markham d.Richard Spruce e.David Livingstone

89 Which English botanist traveled to Ecuador with Robert Cross and collected thousands of cinchona seeds? Question 44 d.Richard Spruce (61, 2, 1)

90 Which of the following groups were the subject of a heated debate over the citizenship of Algerians of French descent? Question 45 a.Berbers b.“guest workers” c.coolies d.Afrikaners e.pieds noir

91 Which of the following groups were the subject of a heated debate over the citizenship of Algerians of French descent? Question 45 e. pieds noir (116, 1, 1)


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