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Super Quiz™ PowerPoint Test 2 2011-2012. Which formerly independent kingdom is now known as Myanmar? Question 1 a.Melilla b.Granada c.Afghanistan d.Burma.

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1 Super Quiz™ PowerPoint Test

2 Which formerly independent kingdom is now known as Myanmar? Question 1 a.Melilla b.Granada c.Afghanistan d.Burma e.Punjab

3 Which formerly independent kingdom is now known as Myanmar? Question 1 d.Burma (41, 1, 1)

4 Which of the following, according to most historians, propelled the “new imperialism” forward? Question 2 a.nationalism b.assimilation c.anti-colonialism d.triumphalism e.liberalism

5 Which of the following, according to most historians, propelled the “new imperialism” forward? Question 2 a.nationalism (79, 1, 1)

6 What was the nationality of the explorers who conducted centuries-long Reconquista? Question 3 a.Spanish b.Dutch c.French d.Turkish e.Assyrian

7 What was the nationality of the explorers who conducted centuries-long Reconquista? Question 3 a.Spanish (6, 2, 1)

8 Which of the following was located on the northeastern frontier of Britain’s Indian Empire? Question 4 a.Afghanistan b.Persia c.Punjab d.Burma e.Ceylon

9 Which of the following was located on the northeastern frontier of Britain’s Indian Empire? Question 4 d.Burma (41, 1, 1)

10 Who was the king of Belgium in the late nineteenth century? Question 5 a.Charles V b.Frederick William c.Kaiser Wilhelm II d.Leopold II e.George III

11 Who was the king of Belgium in the late nineteenth century? Question 5 d.Leopold II

12 In 1960, a federal-style government was formed in the newly independent African state of Question 6 a.Nigeria b.Ghana c.South Africa d.Kenya e.Ivory Coast

13 In 1960, a federal-style government was formed in the newly independent African state of Question 6 a.Nigeria (114, 2, 2)

14 The authority of which nineteenth century Ottoman sultan was threatened by the ambitions of provincial governors? Question 7 a.Süleyman b.Selim I c.Osman I d.Mahmud II e.John Bull

15 The authority of which nineteenth century Ottoman sultan was threatened by the ambitions of provincial governors? Question 7 d.Mahmud II (41, 1, 3)

16 Where did Anglo-Egyptian field artillery and hand driven Gatling guns kill and wound thousands in a famous 1898 battle? Question 8 a.Nigeria b.Sudan c.South Africa d.Cameroon e.Namibia

17 Where did Anglo-Egyptian field artillery and hand driven Gatling guns kill and wound thousands in a famous 1898 battle? Question 8 b.Sudan (81, 2, 1)

18 During the thirteenth century, the empire located to the west of the Ottoman Empire was the Question 9 a.Persian Empire b.Assyrian Empire c.Roman Empire d.Mogul Empire e.Byzantine Empire

19 During the thirteenth century, the empire located to the west of the Ottoman Empire was the Question 9 e.Byzantine Empire (7, 1, 1)

20 The 1800 Act of Union formally brought which of the following into the “English polity”? Question 10 a.India b.New England c.Ireland d.Scotland e.Wales

21 The 1800 Act of Union formally brought which of the following into the “English polity”? Question 10 c.Ireland (19, 1, 2)

22 Which term refers to something that happens in actuality, even though it may not be justified by right or law? Question 11 a.annexation b.buffering c.protectorate d.extraterritoriality e.de facto

23 Which term refers to something that happens in actuality, even though it may not be justified by right or law? Question 11 e.de facto (41, 2,1)

24 Toward the end of the nineteenth century, an increasingly aggressive German foreign policy was sparked by the dismissal of Question 12 a.Adolf Hitler b.Kaiser Wilhelm II c.Otto von Bismarck d.Frederick William e.King George III

25 Toward the end of the nineteenth century, an increasingly aggressive German foreign policy was sparked by the dismissal of Question 12 c.Otto von Bismarck (81, 2, 3)

26 What became the official capital of the Ming Dynasty in 1421? Question 13 a.Constantinople b.Nanking c.Peking d.Java e.Canton

27 What became the official capital of the Ming Dynasty in 1421? Question 13 c.Peking (7, 2,1)

28 Which of the following entered an agreement mediated by Commodore Matthew Perry? Question 14 a.Meiji regime b.Mughal Empire c.Manchu d.Qing Empire e.Tokugawa regime

29 Which of the following entered an agreement mediated by Commodore Matthew Perry? Question 14 e.Tokugawa regime (44, 1, 2)

30 After conquering the island of Madagascar, France established a lucrative plantation devoted to which crop? Question 15 a.opium b.cotton c.palm oil d.sugar e.tobacco

31 After conquering the island of Madagascar, France established a lucrative plantation devoted to which crop? Question 15 d.sugar (83, 1, 1)

32 In 1964, which state was formed from British East Africa? Question 16 a.Nigeria b.Ghana c.South Africa d.Kenya e.Ivory Coast

33 In 1964, which state was formed from British East Africa? Question 16 d.Kenya (115, 1, 1)

34 Which region of Africa served as the center for French traders in the eighteenth century? Question 17 a.Angola region on the West African coast b.Senegambia region c.Cape of Good Hope region d.Niger region in West Central Africa e.Transvaal region

35 Which region of Africa served as the center for French traders in the eighteenth century? Question 17 b.Senegambia region (43, 2, 1)

36 During its late nineteenth century expansion, the Royal Niger Company was led by Question 18 a.Charles Gordon b.Cecil Rhodes c.Mungo Park d.George Goldie e.Horatio Herbert Kitchener

37 During its late nineteenth century expansion, the Royal Niger Company was led by Question 18 d.George Goldie (84, 1, 2)

38 Which body of water initially contributed to defining the “heart of Europe”? Question 19 a.North Sea b.Mediterranean Sea c.Caspian Sea d.Red Sea e.Yellow Sea

39 Which body of water initially contributed to defining the “heart of Europe”? Question 19 b.Mediterranean Sea (9, 1, 1)

40 The explorer Mungo Park was an agent of the Question 20 a.Fulani and Bambara Slaves b.Abolitionist Society c.African Association d.African National Congress e.Land and Freedom Army

41 The explorer Mungo Park was an agent of the Question 20 c.African Association (44, 2, 2)

42 Which of the following thinkers was a natural scientist of the Enlightenment interested primarily in the classification of physical types? Question 21 a.Baron Montesquieu b.Denis Diderot c.Jean Jacques Rousseau d.Voltaire e.Carolus Linnaeus

43 Which of the following thinkers was a natural scientist of the Enlightenment interested primarily in the classification of physical types? Question 21 e.Carolus Linnaeus (36, 2, 1)

44 Who were the colonial masters of the Vietnamese before the French? Question 22 a.Japan b.Britain c.China d.Russia e.Denmark

45 Who were the colonial masters of the Vietnamese before the French? Question 22 c.China (86, 1, 1)

46 Which of the following trading companies essentially controlled the west coast of Africa during the seventeenth century? Question 23 a.Dutch West India Company b.British East India Company c.Dutch East India Company d.General India Company e.Brandenburg Africa Company

47 Which of the following trading companies essentially controlled the west coast of Africa during the seventeenth century? Question 23 a.Dutch West India Company (10, 1, 1)

48 Which member of the Chamber of Deputies did Jules Ferry regard as an authoritative representative of the “old school of economics”? Question 24 a.Frédéric Passy b.Jean-Baptiste Say c.Jules Maigne d.Georges Perin e.M. De Guilloutet

49 Which member of the Chamber of Deputies did Jules Ferry regard as an authoritative representative of the “old school of economics”? Question 24 a.Frédéric Passy (46, 2, 2)

50 The coveted ice-free harbor that triggered the aggression of the Russo-Japanese War is Question 25 a.Sakhalin Island b.Shanghai c.Hanoi d.Port Arthur e.Liaotung Province

51 The coveted ice-free harbor that triggered the aggression of the Russo-Japanese War is Question 25 d.Port Arthur (86, 2, 3)

52 Which of the following refers to a group in South Africa who were descendants of Dutch, French and German settlers and proponents of white supremacy? Question 26 a.Berbers b.Xhosa c.Zulu d.Afrikaners e.Harkis

53 Which of the following refers to a group in South Africa who were descendants of Dutch, French and German settlers and proponents of white supremacy? Question 26 d.Afrikaners (115, 1, 2)

54 Where did British forces under General Kitchener confront the Dervish Army in 1898? Question 27 a.Sudan b.Tunisia c.Chad d.Sokoto e.Senegal

55 Where did British forces under General Kitchener confront the Dervish Army in 1898? Question 27 a.Sudan (69, 1, 5)

56 Joseph Coohill argues that the history of the Indian Rebellion was written largely by Question 28 a.slaves b.victors c.tribesmen d.merchants e.soldiers

57 Joseph Coohill argues that the history of the Indian Rebellion was written largely by Question 28 b.victors (95, 1, 2)

58 In the mid-1800s, which European power took the lead in assuming control over the wilderness areas around the Great Lakes? Question 29 a.Netherlands b.Portugal c.Spain d.France e.Britain

59 In the mid-1800s, which European power took the lead in assuming control over the wilderness areas around the Great Lakes? Question 29 d.France (27, 1, 1)

60 Which English monarch was dethroned as a result of the Glorious Revolution? Question 30 a.Elizabeth I b.James I c.James II d.Henry VIII e.Edward I

61 Which English monarch was dethroned as a result of the Glorious Revolution? Question 30 c.James II (17, 1, 1)

62 Between 1921 and 1930, the Abidjan-Ferkessedegou Railway line was built in Question 31 a.Morocco b.Egypt c.Transvaal d.Orange Free State e.Ivory Coast

63 Between 1921 and 1930, the Abidjan-Ferkessedegou Railway line was built in Question 31 e.Ivory Coast (51, 2, 2)

64 Who argued that the annexation of Oudh under the Doctrine of Lapse was the primary cause of the Indian Mutiny of 1857, not the greased rifle cartridges? Question 32 a.Vishnubhat Godse b.Sita Ram c.Pandurang Mahipat Belsare d.Tatya Tope e.Nana Sahib

65 Who argued that the annexation of Oudh under the Doctrine of Lapse was the primary cause of the Indian Mutiny of 1857, not the greased rifle cartridges? Question 32 b.Sita Ram (95, 2, 2)

66 After the Peace of Utrecht in 1715, which power “retired from actual contention” in European colonial development? Question 33 a.France b.Germany c.Russia d.Portugal e.Britain

67 After the Peace of Utrecht in 1715, which power “retired from actual contention” in European colonial development? Question 33 d.Portugal (23, 2, 1)

68 In 1569, which explorer led an expedition to establish contact with the Monomotapa along the Zambezi River? Question 34 a.Diogo Cão b.Bartolomé Ferrelo c.Francisco Barreto d.William Bolts e.Mungo Park

69 In 1569, which explorer led an expedition to establish contact with the Monomotapa along the Zambezi River? Question 34 c.Francisco Barreto (56, 2, 3)

70 Where in Northern India did Vishnubhat Godse meet the two men who warned him of outbreak of the Indian Rebellion? Question 35 a.Uttar Pradesh b.Mumbai c.Calcutta d.Goa e.Punjab

71 Where in Northern India did Vishnubhat Godse meet the two men who warned him of outbreak of the Indian Rebellion? Question 35 a.Uttar Pradesh (95, 2, 3)

72 In the mid-1900s, a so-called “exodus” of a million refugees of European, Arab, and Berber descent from North Africa inundated the European country of Question 36 a.Portugal b.Netherlands c.France d.United Kingdom e.Spain

73 In the mid-1900s, a so-called “exodus” of a million refugees of European, Arab, and Berber descent from North Africa inundated the European country of Question 36 c.France (115, 1, 1)

74 The ill-fated Delagoa Bay expedition of was led by Question 37 a.Diogo Cão b.Bartolomé Ferrelo c.Francisco Barreto d.William Bolts e.Mungo Park

75 The ill-fated Delagoa Bay expedition of was led by Question 37 d.William Bolts (56, 2, 4)

76 Who described battles during the 1857 Indian Rebellion while being held captive by rebel forces? Question 38 a.Vishnubhat Godse b.Sita Ram c.Pandurang Mahipat Belsare d.Tatya Tope e.Mangal Pandey

77 Who described battles during the 1857 Indian Rebellion while being held captive by rebel forces? Question 38 b.Sita Ram (98, 2, 2)

78 Which of the following was the location of the ill fated “lost colonies” of North America? Question 39 a.Port Royal b.Charlesfort c.Jamestown d.Roanoke e.Norumbega

79 Which of the following was the location of the ill fated “lost colonies” of North America? Question 39 d.Roanoke (21, 1, 1)

80 Afghanistan by the 1880s has essentially become a/an Question 40 a.closed system b.client state c.buffer zone d.protectorate e.independent kingdom

81 Afghanistan by the 1880s has essentially become a/an Question 40 b.client state (41, 1, 1)

82 Which British shipbuilder was also the father of an explorer/missionary to the heart of Africa? Question 41 a.James Tuckey b.Macgregor Laird c.William Laird d.Richard Lander e.John Lander

83 Which British shipbuilder was also the father of an explorer/missionary to the heart of Africa? Question 41 c.William Laird (57, 2, 1)

84 In the last decades of the nineteenth century, which nation proclaimed the intention of bringing the benefits of modern colonization to the “Congo Free State”? Question 42 a.Belgium b.France c.Britain d.United States e.Japan

85 In the last decades of the nineteenth century, which nation proclaimed the intention of bringing the benefits of modern colonization to the “Congo Free State”? Question 42 a.Belgium (101, 1, 1)

86 The Eastland Company was a joint stock company focusing on trade with Question 43 a.Africa b.Russia c.the Baltic d.the Mediterranean and Middle East e.India and China

87 The Eastland Company was a joint stock company focusing on trade with Question 43 c.the Baltic (20, 1, 1)

88 The Quorra was the larger of the two steamers on the 1832 expedition on the Niger River led by Question 44 a.Earl Grey b.George Goldie c.Henry Stanley d.Samuel White Baker e.Richard Lander

89 The Quorra was the larger of the two steamers on the 1832 expedition on the Niger River led by Question 44 e.Richard Lander (57, 2, 1)

90 In the 1950s and 1960s, the Netherlands received a flood of labor reserves from Question 45 a.Surinam and Indonesia b. Caribbean islands c. South Africa d. Indochina e.Northern and sub-Saharan Africa

91 In the 1950s and 1960s, the Netherlands received a flood of labor reserves from Question 45 a.Surinam and Indonesia (116, 1, 2)


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