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What was Ho Chi Minh's political party?
a) Socialist Party
b) Communist Party
c) Democratic Party
d) Monarchist Party

The goal of Ho Chi Minh's Vietminh League was
a) independence for Vietnam.
b) a worldwide communist revolution.
c) the defeat of the United States in World War II.
d) to bring more industry and development to Vietnam.

The leader of the nationalist movement in Vietnam was
a) Mao Zadong
b) Ho Chi Minh
c) Lord Mountbatten
d) Mohandas Gandhi

What European power was the colonial ruler of Vietnam in the 1800s and early 1900s?
a) Italy
b) France
c) Germany
d) Great Britain

What was Vietnam called in the years before World War II?
a) China
b) Thailand
c) Pakistan
d) Indochina

Which new countries were created in addition to Independent India?
a) East and West Pakistan
b) North and South Korea
c) North and South Vietnam
d) Pakistan and Afghanistan

When independence finally came in 1947, what was it about the decision that made many Indians unhappy?
a) The country was divided along religious lines.
b) India was not allowed to have its own military.
c) Indians still had to depend on Britain for food and protection.
d) Most people in India wanted to turn down the offer of independence.

What did Gandhi urge Indians to do during World War II?
a) Gandhi took no position on World War II.
b) Gandhi urged Indians to work for the Japanese.
c) Gandhi felt everyone should help the British war effort.
d) Gandhi did not want Indians to take sides during the war.

Why did the Indians turn down dominion status when it was offered to them in the 1930s?
a) They wanted total freedom from Great Britain.
b) Gandhi was going to be asked to leave the country.
c) They thought dominion status would be temporary.
d) This arrangement would only have been offered to Indian Hindus.

What was Mohandas Gandhi's plan of civil disobedience?
a) people should refuse to obey a law they felt was unfair
b) violent demonstrations were needed in India until the British left.
c) it was best to go along with British laws to avoid making the colonial authorities angry
d) the best way to change the laws was through passing legislation in the Indian National Congress

Which was an effect of the massacre at Amritsar?
a) Indians were afraid to ask for more rights because they thought they might be killed.
b) The Amritsar massacre got little press coverage so it had very little effect on Indian feelings.
c) Most people were so angry about the killings they became more united against the British.
d) Most Indians felt the people gathered at Amritsar were breaking the law anyway and deserved punishment.

People in India were angry about the Rowlatt Act passed by the British in 1919 because it
a) ended public schooling for Indian children.
b) prohibited Indians from working in government jobs.
c) stated that only Indian Hindus could apply for British citizenship.
d) allowed the government to send Indians to jail without giving them a trial.

Indians helped the British in World War I because they believed it would
a) end unemployment in India.
b) help Indians that were eager to go to war.
c) encourage the British to grant India greater freedom after the war.
d) develop a strong Indian military that could later force the British to leave.

Indian nationalism in the 1800s began as a reaction to ______.
a) British rule.
b) religious conflict.
c) communist-led revolution.
d) long period of drought and famine.

Which was one of the early goals of the Indian National Congress?
a) working to modernize Indian farming
b) trying to bring more industry to India
c) greater independence from British control
d) ending the religious wars being fought all over India

What is nationalism?
a) loyalty based on geographic location
b) a feeling of belonging to a group that is highly educated and wealthy
c) a sense of belonging that is based on a written document like a constitution
d) loyalty to a group with whom one shares a common history, culture, and/or religion

Why did the French finally decide to leave Vietnam in 1954?
a) They could never get military control of the country.
b) They decided they agreed with the goals and ideals of Ho Chi Minh.
c) The United States told them they had to give the country independence.
d) They felt they could leave because a democratic government was in place.

What was Gandhi's plan to refuse to obey unjust British laws?
a) Mahatma
b) monopoly
c) disarmament
d) civil disobedience

One of Gandhi's main strategies in dealing with the British was to insist his followers use
a) riots and strikes
b) non-violence
c) military tactics in demonstrations
d) they ability read and write

What product did Gandhi boycott?
a) tea
b) salt
c) wool
d) sugar

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