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The leaders of the Iranian Revolution of 1979 wanted to _______.
a) continue modernizing Iran
b) promote friendship with Iraq
c) turn Iran into an Islamic republic
d) return Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi to power

What was the cause of the Persian Gulf War of 1990?
a) Iraq invaded Iran.
b) Iraq organized an attack on the United States
c) Iraq invaded Kuwait
d) Iraqis overthrew Saddam Hussein

Which of the following planned the September 11, 2001, attack on the World Trade Center in New York City?
a) Iran
b) al-Qaeda
c) Libya
d) not known

Which of the following tactics best illustrates the use of passive resistance?
a) organizing armed rebellions
b) disobeying unjust laws
c) taking part in guerilla warfare
d) moving to another nation

Which did Great Britain partition the Indian subcontinent before giving India its independence?
a) to reduce tensions between Hindus and Muslims
b) to simplify management of the country
c) to keep land for the British
d) to create the nation of Kashmir

The first prime minister of India was _____.
a) Mohandas Gandhi
b) Jawaharlal Nehru
c) Indira Gandhi
d) Rajiv Gandhi

Who required Japan to accept a new democratic constitution before regaining its independence?
a) the United Nations
b) the Japanese people
c) the United States
d) the four Allied powers

The group that led the fight against apartheid in South Africa was ________.
a) the Organization for African unity (OAU)
b) the African National Congress (ANC)
c) the African Union (AU)
d) the United Nations (UN)

The first president of South Africa after apartheid ended was _______.
a) Nelson Mandela
b) Kwame Nkrumah
c) Desmond Tutu
d) Jomo Kenyatta

What new name did Mohandas Gandhi give to the Untouchables or pariahs of India?
a) satyagraha
b) harijan
c) Brahman
d) Vishnu

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