Global II Units 11-14 Review Question Preview (ID: 37488)

Regents Review Questions For Global II Units 11-14.[print questions]

In which region are most member-nations of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) located?
a) Latin America
b) Europe
c) Middle East
d) East Asia

The main reason oil-producing states formed the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was to
a) promote foreign ownership of oil fields
b) lift economic sanctions and establish free trade
c) improve trade relations with the West
d) influence the price of oil and set production levels

Austria-Hungary's ultimatum to Serbia in 1914 and the United States military actions in Afghanistan beginning in 2001 are both reactions to acts of
a) imperialism
b) isolationism
c) communism
d) terrorism

In the post-WWII period, which issue is most closely associated with the boundaries created for newly independent African countries?
a) expansion of urban centers
b) ethnic tensions
c) spread of AIDS
d) drought-related famine

What was the main reason refugees fled Rwanda in the 1990s?
a) ethnic conflict
b) expansion of the Sahel
c) devastation from an earthquake
d) Cold War tensions

One way in which the Armenians in the Ottoman Empire (1915) and the Tutsis in Rwanda (1994) are similar is that both groups
a) sought safe haven in the Soviet Union
b) suffered human rights violations
c) seceded to create an independent state
d) fled to escape a severe flood

Which country was the site of ethnic tensions and a civil war between the Hutu and Tutsi in the 1990s?
a) Sudan
b) Kenya
c) Tanzania
d) Rwanda

Which country is located in the region known as Latin America?
a) Portugal
b) Somalia
c) Vietnam
d) Argentina

One purpose of the Nuremberg Trials and of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa was to
a) address human rights abuses
b) support the establishment of democratic governments
c) establish free trade zones throughout the world
d) provide encouragement to people behind the iron curtain

The treatment of Christian Armenians in Ottoman Turkey (1915) and the treatment of Bosnian Muslims in the former Yugoslavia (1990s) are examples of
a) international relief efforts
b) human rights violations
c) expansion of voting rights
d) government protection of minorities

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