World Civilizations Unit 4 Exam Part 1 Question Preview (ID: 28196)

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Which of the following most accurately represents the primary reasons for modern wars such as World War I and World War II?
a) Militarism, Alliances, Industrialism, Nationalism
b) Militarism, Expansion, Imperialism, Nationalism
c) Militarism, Alliances, Imperialism, Nationalism
d) None of the above

Which of the following is a major cause of World War I that led Germany to increase the size of its navy to compete with Great Britain, leading the British to create the Dreadnaught in an arms race?
a) Imperialism
b) Nationalism
c) Militarism
d) Alliance System

The idea that people with the same ethnic origins, language, and political ideals have the right to form sovereign states like the people in Serbia and the rest of the Balkans believed is called
a) Nationalism
b) Imperialism
c) Ethnocentrism
d) Militarism

What man’s assassination was the “spark” that led to the domino effect that created World War I?
a) Gavrilo Princip
b) Kaiser Wilhelm
c) Archduke Franz Ferdinand
d) Leon Czolgolz

What document from Germany was intercepted by British intelligence on route to Mexico requesting them to join Germany if the US happened to enter the war?
a) Rodrigues Note
b) Zimmerman Telegram
c) Schlieffen Telegram
d) Neutrality Note

The League of Nations was the one portion of President Wilson’s proposals at the end of the war in how to deal with punishing Germany. What was the official name of Wilson’s documented “proposal”?
a) Treaty of Versailles
b) Treaty of Paris
c) Fourteen Points
d) Twelve Points

What was the official treaty that ended WWI and made Germany accept blame for starting the war, which was also referred to as the Unequal Treaty by Germans?
a) Treaty of Versailles
b) Treaty of Paris
c) Fourteen Points
d) Twelve Points

What policy by the U.S. Government was made in attempts to keep the United States out of another World War?
a) Neutrality Act
b) National Security Act
c) Seclusion Act
d) Alien and Sedition Act

The man mainly responsible for spearheading the Russian Revolution against the Tsar and becomes the first leader of the new communist Soviet Union is
a) Josef Stalin
b) Vladimir Lenin
c) Leon Trotsky
d) Nicholas II

The economic and political system in which all means on production are owned by the people, private property does not exist and all goods and services are shared equally among the community is called
a) Socialism
b) Capitalism
c) Communism
d) Totalitarianism

This leader came to power in Italy in 1922 after 30,000 of his followers marched on Rome and the king “asked” him to set up a new government.
a) Benito Mussolini
b) Leonardo da Vinci
c) Adolf Hitler
d) Luciano Pavarotti

In Spain, this General took power following a three year civil war and established a Fascist dictatorship.
a) Pablo Picasso
b) Benito Mussolini
c) Francisco Franco
d) Joseph Stalin

This form of government believes in extreme nationalism, opposition to Communism, militaristic expansion, and the racial superiority of the “Aryans.”
a) Fascism
b) Socialism
c) Capitalism
d) Nazism

What form of extreme nationalism was the popular form of government once Hitler took power in Germany and Mussolini in Italy?
a) Patriotism
b) Socialism
c) Fanaticism
d) Fascism

What nations comprised the Axis powers of WWII?
a) France, Britain, USA
b) Germany, Italy, Japan
c) Germany, Italy, Russia
d) Germany, Russia, Japan

What nations comprised the Allied powers of WWII?
a) France, Britain, USA, Soviet Union
b) Britain, USA, Soviet Union, Japan
c) Soviet Union, Germany, USA, Britain
d) France, Italy, Spain

Which of the following best describes the Non-Aggression Pact?
a) An agreement made between Germany and Poland stating that they would not attack one another
b) An agreement made between Germany and the Soviet Union stating they would not attack one another
c) A deal Hitler made with France to not attack if the French government vowed to let Germany occupy parts of the nation in prep
d) A pact the Allies made in attempts to deal with Germany diplomatically to avoid war if possible

What made it possible for the US to provide aid to other nations fighting Germany even though not officially involved in the war?
a) FDR financed portions of the war by providing lines of credits to friendly nations at war
b) The US agreed to secretly allow Allied nations to smuggle weapons on civilian merchant ships to fool German U-Boat patrols in
c) FDR passed the “Lend-Lease Act” which allowed the US to lend and lease weapons to Allies who were vital to the US
d) The US pledged to exempt Allied nations from tariffs enforced due to the large amount of trade that occurred between nations

Who were the political leaders of the Axis Powers?
a) Hitler, De Gaulle, Mussolini
b) Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin
c) Hitler, Stalin, DeGaulle
d) Hitler, Mussolini, Tojo

Who were the political leaders of the Allied Powers?
a) Roosevelt, Churchill, De Gaulle, Stalin
b) Roosevelt, Churchill, Franco, Stalin
c) Roosevelt, Churchill, Tojo, Stalin
d) Roosevelt, De Gaulle, Franco, Stalin

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