Major Changes And Challenges Of The 20th Century And Beyond Question Preview (ID: 2128)

Major Changes And Challenges Of The 20th Century And Beyond.

What type of economy did Russia try to adopt after the fall of the Soviet Union?
a) communist economy
b) market economy
c) command economy
d) socialist economy

Which of the following technological achievements happened first?
a) invention of microprocessors
b) introduction of the personal computer
c) invention of integrated circuits
d) development of the World Wide Web

The Soviet policy of "openness" in religion and speech was known as ______.
a) glasnost
b) perestroika
c) detente
d) demokratizatsiya

Which Soviet leader enacted reforms that led to the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe?
a) Leonid Brezhnev
b) Nikita Khrushchev
c) Mikhail Gorbachev
d) Boris Yeltsin

The policy of relaxing tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States was known as ________.
a) the Brezhnev Doctrine
b) detente
c) the Nixon Doctrine
d) perestroika

Who developed the first practical and affordable home computer?
a) Steven Jobs and Stephen Wozniak
b) Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore
c) Bill Gates and Steven Jobs
d) Robert Noyce and Lawrence Roberts

The standard, or format, for transmitting information between two computers over the Internet is known as ___________.
a) a Web browser
b) hypertext transport protocols
d) operating software

The study of the relations between living thigns and their environment is known as _____.
a) chemistry
b) physics
c) ecology
d) earth science

The person usually credited with starting the environmental movement of the late 20th century is _______.
a) Eleanor Roosevelt
b) Rachel Carson
c) Gaylord Nelson
d) President Jimmy Carter

To date, the worst nuclear accident in the world has occurred at ___________.
a) Bhopal
b) Love Canal
c) Three Mile Island
d) Chernobyl

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