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Super Quiz™PowerPoint Test 12011-2012


Question 1

The “unprecedented series of external and internal

challenges” to the mercantile colonial world began in

the late

a.fourteenth century

b.fifteenth century

c.sixteenth century

d.seventeenth century

e.eighteenth century


Question 1

The “unprecedented series of external and internal

challenges” to the mercantile colonial world began in

the late

  • eighteenth century

  • (34, 1, 1)


Question 2

Who was the German ruler from 1888 to 1918?

a.Adolf Hitler

b.Kaiser Wilhelm II

c.Otto von Bismarck

d.Frederick William

e.King George III


Question 2

Who was the German ruler from 1888 to 1918?

  • Kaiser Wilhelm II

  • (80, 1, 1)


Question 3

Which term is used to describe the history and

culture of the Americas in the era preceding the

exploration of Christopher Columbus?

a.Columbian

b.pre-Columbian

c.Eurocentric

d.expansionism

e.colonialism


Question 3

Which term is used to describe the history and

culture of the Americas in the era preceding the

exploration of Christopher Columbus?

b.pre-Columbian

(6, 1, 1)


Question 4

In the late eighteenth century, what form did the most significant of the “external challenges” to the mercantile colonial world take?

a.religious protests

b.independence movements

c.parliamentary reform

d.economic boycotts

e.increased pirateering


Question 4

In the late eighteenth century, what form did the most significant of the “external challenges” to the mercantile colonial world take?

b.independence movements

(34, 1, 1)


Question 5

Where did the Islamic Malinké ruler stave off French

conquest with modern European weaponry?

a.Mali

b.Sudan

c.South Africa

d.Cameroon

e.Namibia


Question 5

Where did the Islamic Malinké ruler stave off French

conquest with modern European weaponry?

a.Mali

(81, 2, 1)


Question 6

What percentage of the Free French forces during

World War II were African conscripts?

a.twenty percent

b.forty percent

c.fifty percent

d.eighty percent

e.over ninety percent


Question 6

What percentage of the Free French forces during

World War II were African conscripts?

a.twenty percent

(110, 1, 1)


Question 7

Which of the following terms is BEST defined as “the

belief in basic sameness of all humans”?

a.imperialism

b.Colbertism

c.Enlightenment universalism

d.mercantilism

e.Protestant ethic


Question 7

Which of the following terms is BEST defined as “the

belief in basic sameness of all humans”?

c.Enlightenment universalism

(34, 2, 4)


Question 8

Which European country succeeded in the full-scale

subjugation of the Congo Free State in the late

nineteenth century?

a.France

b.Britain

c.Belgium

d.Italy

e.Germany


Question 8

Which European country succeeded in the full-scale

subjugation of the Congo Free State in the late

nineteenth century?

c.Belgium

(81, 2, 2)


Question 9

The founder of the Ottoman Empire was

a.Piet Heyn

b.Süleyman

c.Pieter DircksznKeyzer

d.Selim I

e.Osman I


Question 9

The founder of the Ottoman Empire was

e.Osman I

(7, 1, 1)


Question 10

Which English merchant navigator reopened trade with Russia in 1553?

a.Sebastian Cabot

b.Richard Hore

c.William Hawkins

d.John Hawkins

e.Hugh Willoughby


Question 10

Which English merchant navigator reopened trade with Russia in 1553?

  • Hugh Willoughby

  • (20, 2, 2)


Question 11

Whose “cult of the noble savage” fostered popular

sympathy for enslaved Africans?

a.John Locke

b.Baron Montesquieu

c.Denis Diderot

d.Jean Jacques Rousseau

e.William Wordsworth


Question 11

Whose “cult of the noble savage” fostered popular

sympathy for enslaved Africans?

d.Jean Jacques Rousseau

(34, 1, 3)


Question 12

In the 1880s, France appeased Spain with a small

zone of control bordering its northern African

protectorate of

a.Algeria

b.Togo

c.Morocco

d.Congo

e.Libya


Question 12

In the 1880s, France appeased Spain with a small

zone of control bordering its northern African

protectorate of

c.Morocco

(81, 2, 3)


Question 13

What was the first capital of the Ming Dynasty?

a.Constantinople

b.Nanking

c.Peking

d.Java

e.Canton


Question 13

What was the first capital of the Ming Dynasty?

b.Nanking

(7, 2, 1)


Question 14

Which of the following practices, according to Adam

Smith, was riddled with “built-in efficiency and

inflexibility”?

a.communism

b.capitalism

c.slavery

d.socialism

e.primitivism


Question 14

Which of the following practices, according to Adam

Smith, was riddled with “built-in efficiency and

inflexibility”?

c.slavery

(35, 2, 2)


Question 15

The Mahdi army defeated the Anglo-Egyptian troops

led by

a.Charles Gordon

b.Matthew Perry

c.Mungo Park

d.David Livingstone

e.Henry Stanley


Question 15

The Mahdi army defeated the Anglo-Egyptian troops

led by

a.Charles Gordon

(84, 1, 1)


Question 16

After World War II, whose call for an independent

Muslim nation resulted in the massacres of Hindu

and Sikh shopkeepers in northwest British India?

a.Harum al-Rashid

b.Mehmet Ali

c.Mohammed Ali Jinnah

d.AbbasAliã

e.Mohammed Saïd


Question 16

After World War II, whose call for an independent

Muslim nation resulted in the massacres of Hindu

and Sikh shopkeepers in northwest British India?

c.Mohammed Ali Jinnah

(110, 2, 1)


Question 17

In the early 1800s, which nation conducted an

aggressive anti-slaving mission on the Atlantic ships

carrying slave cargo?

a.France

b.Denmark

c.Britain

d.United States

e.Netherlands


Question 17

In the early 1800s, which nation conducted an

aggressive anti-slaving mission on the Atlantic ships

carrying slave cargo?

c.Britain

(36, 1, 2)


Question 18

Who led British troops in their 1898 victory over the Mahdist

state?

a.Charles Gordon

b.Matthew Perry

c.Mungo Park

d.Henry Stanley

e.Horatio Herbert Kitchener


Question 18

Who led British troops in their 1898 victory over the Mahdist

state?

e.Horatio Herbert Kitchener

(84, 1, 1)


Question 19

In the 1500s, Charles V extended the reach of the

Holy Roman Empire to which European country?

a.France

b.Italy

c.Austria

d.Netherlands

e.Spain


Question 19

In the 1500s, Charles V extended the reach of the

Holy Roman Empire to which European country?

  • Spain

  • (8, 2, 2)


Question 20

The ability of humans to shape the world around

them is called

a.assimilation

b.instrumentality

c.cultural exclusion

d.exploitation

e.religious acculturation


Question 20

The ability of humans to shape the world around

them is called

b.instrumentality

(37, 2, 1)


Question 21

Which noted English historian expressed a distinct

admiration for Islamic civilization?

a.Edward Gibbon

b.Jeremy Bentham

c.James Mill

d.John Stuart Mill

e.Thomas Macaulay


Question 21

Which noted English historian expressed a distinct

admiration for Islamic civilization?

a.Edward Gibbon

(37, 1, 1)


Question 22

The Ashante in East Africa occupied land that

became the British colony of

a.Togoland

b.Dahomey

c.Ghana

d.Cameroon

e.Ivory Coast


Question 22

The Ashante in East Africa occupied land that

became the British colony of

c.Ghana

(84, 2, 2)


Question 23

In the early seventeenth century, which group gave

the VOC the monopoly of trade in Asia?

  • a.Dutch Long-Distance Companies

  • b.Dutch West India Company

  • c.Amsterdam Stock Exchange

  • d.Heren XVII

  • e.Dutch States General


Question 23

In the early seventeenth century, which group gave

the VOC the monopoly of trade in Asia?

e.Dutch States General

(9, 1, 1)


Question 24

Which of the following vessels was the imperial yacht

on which Empress Eugénie of France entered the

Suez Canal in 1869?

a.North Star

b.Sphinx

c.Nellie

d.Aigle

e.Hugh Lindsay


Question 24

Which of the following vessels was the imperial yacht

on which Empress Eugénie of France entered the

Suez Canal in 1869?

d.Aigle

(72, 1, 4)


Question 25

In the late nineteenth century, British merchants

organized the Royal Niger Company to protect the

commercial interests devoted to which crop?

a.opium

b.cotton

c.palm oil

d.sugar

e.tobacco


Question 25

In the late nineteenth century, British merchants

organized the Royal Niger Company to protect the

commercial interests devoted to which crop?

c.palm oil

(84, 2, 2)


Question 26

What country in the Middle East became the primary focus for business alliances for both the United States and Britain in the aftermath of World War II?

a.Saudi Arabia

b.Palestine

c.Israel

d.Lebanon

e.Iraq


Question 26

What country in the Middle East became the primary focus for business alliances for both the United States and Britain in the aftermath of World War II?

a.Saudi Arabia

(113, 2, 1)


Question 27

Who was the President of France during the 1931

Colonial Exhibition?

a.Camille Pellatan

b.Gaston Dourmergue

c.LanzidiScalea

d.Hubert Lyautey

e.Paul Reynaud


Question 27

Who was the President of France during the 1931

Colonial Exhibition?

b.Gaston Dourmergue

(49, 2, 2)


Question 28

While the officer in “Shooting an Elephant”

evaluates the situation with the crowd and the

elephant, he waits for the return of the

a.British Raj

b.owner

c.mahout

d.nawab

e.bey


Question 28

While the officer in “Shooting an Elephant”

evaluates the situation with the crowd and the

elephant, he waits for the return of the

c.mahout

(104, 1, 1)


Question 29

Which French fort posed a threat to the success of the Ohio Company of Virginia?

a.Fort Louisbourg

b.Fort Duquesne

c.Fort Niagara

d.Fort Halifax

e.Fort Vincennes


Question 29

Which French fort posed a threat to the success of the Ohio Company of Virginia?

b.Fort Duquesne

(28, 1, 2)


Question 30

During the seventeenth century, which group of

people were labeled “barbaric” and regarded

similarly to both Scottish Highlanders or Islanders?

a.Inuits

b.New Englanders

c.the Irish

d.Germanic people

e.Italians


Question 30

During the seventeenth century, which group of

people were labeled “barbaric” and regarded

similarly to both Scottish Highlanders or Islanders?

c.the Irish

(19, 1, 1)


Question 31

Which explorer to the African continent led the Emin

Pasha Relief Expedition of 1886-88?

a.Joshua Shaw

b.Henry Morton Stanley

c.John Kirk

d.William Stahl

e. William Greener


Question 31

Which explorer to the African continent led the Emin

Pasha Relief Expedition of 1886-88?

b.Henry Morton Stanley

(69, 1, 1)


Question 32

In viewing the faces of the gathering crowd, the narrator in

“Shooting an Elephant” specifically compares the danger

posed by the elephant to his personal safety to that posed by

a/an __________________ pursuing a toad.

a.crocodile

b.tsunami

c.king

d.criminal

e.steamroller


Question 32

In viewing the faces of the gathering crowd, the narrator in

“Shooting an Elephant” specifically compares the danger

posed by the elephant to his personal safety to that posed by

a/an __________________ pursuing a toad.

  • steamroller

  • (106, 1, 1)


Question 33

By 1770, commerce with their colonies accounted for

what fraction of the total volume of both British and

French foreign trade?

a.one-sixth

b.one-fifth

c.one-fourth

d.one-third

e.one-half


Question 33

By 1770, commerce with their colonies accounted for

what fraction of the total volume of both British and

French foreign trade?

d.one-third

(25, 2, 1)


Question 34

Which nation was at a distinct military disadvantage

from its use of gingals in place of field artillery to

defend its forts against sea barbarians in the

nineteenth century?

a.Turkey

b.Germany

c.Japan

d.China

e.Burma


Question 34

Which nation was at a distinct military disadvantage

from its use of gingals in place of field artillery to

defend its forts against sea barbarians in the

nineteenth century?

d.China

(66, 2, 2-3)


Question 35

Who was the first to be killed in the “Shooting an

Elephant” narrative?

a.a mahout

b.the Burmese sub-inspector

c.an Indian constable

d.a black Dravidian coolie

e.an old woman holding a switch


Question 35

Who was the first to be killed in the “Shooting an

Elephant” narrative?

d.a black Dravidian coolie

(104, 2, 1)


Question 36

In 1953, the CIA directed a coup against which nationalist prime minister?

a.François Mitterrand

b.Charles de Gaulle

c.Mohammad Mosaddeq

d.Gamal Abdul Nasser

e.Faisal bin Abdul Aziz


Question 36

In 1953, the CIA directed a coup against which nationalist prime minister?

c.Mohammad Mosaddeq

(114, 1, 1)


Question 37

Which of the following terms is a general label for

firearms into which the propellant charge is loaded

from the front of a gun?

a.smooth bore

b.muzzleloader

c.flintlock

d.breechloader

e.needle-gun


Question 37

Which of the following terms is a general label for

firearms into which the propellant charge is loaded

from the front of a gun?

b.muzzleloader

(64, 2, 1)


Question 38

The attitude of the narrator of “Shooting an

Elephant” toward the Burmese who mocked him was

a.hatred

b.compassionate

c.indifferent

d.welcoming

e.tinged with violence


Question 38

The attitude of the narrator of “Shooting an

Elephant” toward the Burmese who mocked him was

a.hatred

(103, 2, 2)


Question 39

Which Native American chief was killed by Captain

Ralph Lane and his men during the conflicts on

Roanoke Island?

a.Wingina

b.Manteo

c.Wanchese

d.Croatoan

e.Pocahontas


Question 39

Which Native American chief was killed by Captain

Ralph Lane and his men during the conflicts on

Roanoke Island?

a.Wingina

(21, 1, 1)


Question 40

Which of the following was the first aluminum

steamer to be used in navigating Africa’s rivers?

a.Pioneer

b.Lady Nyassa

c.Ballay

d.Léon Blot

e.North Star


Question 40

Which of the following was the first aluminum

steamer to be used in navigating Africa’s rivers?

d.Léon Blot

(63, 2, 3)


Question 41

Plasmodium vivaxis the agent for transmitting

a.dengue fever

b.dysentery

c.yellow fever

d.typhoid

e.tertian malaria


Question 41

Plasmodium vivaxis the agent for transmitting

e.tertian malaria

(58, 2, 2)


Question 42

Edmund Morel’s 1904 book was based primarily on

a.court records and testimony

b.interviews with indigenous tribesmen

c.logs of slave traders

d.interviews with members of British parliament

e.interviews with Belgian bureaucrats and businessmen


Question 42

Edmund Morel’s 1904 book was based primarily on

  • interviews with Belgian bureaucrats and businessmen

  • (101, 1, 3)


Question 43

The Muscovy Company was a joint stock company

focusing on trade with

a.Africa

b.Russia

c.the Baltic

d.the Mediterranean and Middle East

e.India and China


Question 43

The Muscovy Company was a joint stock company

focusing on trade with

b.Russia

(20, 2, 2)


Question 44

Which aging Frenchman was in charge of the 1931

Colonial Exhibition in France?

a.Camille Pellatan

b.Gaston Dourmergue

c.LanzidiScalea

d.Hubert Lyautey

e.Paul Reynaud


Question 44

Which aging Frenchman was in charge of the 1931

Colonial Exhibition in France?

d.Hubert Lyautey

(50, 2, 3)


Question 45

In 1957, which group initiated the “first blow to

Britain’s control of Africa” in the Gold Coast of

British West Africa?

a.veterans

b.women

c.hospital workers

d.bureaucrats

e.prisoners


Question 45

In 1957, which group initiated the “first blow to

Britain’s control of Africa” in the Gold Coast of

British West Africa?

a.veterans

(114, 2, 2)


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