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Exam: 050237RR - QUESTIONING AUTHORITY: 1900 TOTHE PRESENT
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Questions 1 to 20: Select the best answer to each question. Note that a question and its answers may be split across a page
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1. The Rwanda's colonizers favored the Tutsi people over the Hutu people because the Tutsi
A. were the majority group.
B. were the minority group.
C. were European featured.
D. embraced European culture.
2. As expressed in your readings, which of these statements best expresses the crucial paradox of the
A. Human life is devalued in exchange for freedom.
B. A war for ideals inevitable corrupts those ideals.
C. Human life is disregarded as nations seek global security.
D. War in the name of liberty leads to tyranny.
3. Rather than promoting goods and manufactures, the 1939 New York World's Fair sought to emphasize
A. cultural awareness.
B. the strength of business.
C. science and technology.
D. the arts.
4. At the 1939 New York World's Fair, the Tomorrow Town failed to generate the kind of interest it was
intended to because it
A. was poorly organized.
B. wasn't geared to the average citizen.
C. consisted of only futuristic exhibits.
D. wasn't advertised well enough.
5. According to the reading, the 1939 New York World's Fair exceeded all other world fairs in
B. international participation.
C. technological exhibits.
6. In the view of Gardner Harding, which of these exhibits conformed best to the spirit of the New York
A. Pottery exhibit
B. Maritime exhibit
C. Communications exhibit
D. House Furnishings building
7. According to Hilberg, after World War II, any Jew, anywhere in the world, who would have been
eligible for extermination in Germany in 1942 was commonly identified as a member of a community of
C. the condemned.
8. What event set World War I into motion?
A. The assassination of the heir to Austria-Hungary's throne
B. Germany's seeking a treaty with Turkey
C. Britain and France's attacking Germany's ally, Turkey
D. Turkey's attacking Russian cities along the Black Sea
9. At Gold Mountain, during Mao's Great Leap Forward, how did a government ministry feel that the
peasants could increase their supply of fertilizer?
A. The peasants could trade their agricultural produce for fertilizer.
B. Human waste could be gathered and used as fertilizer.
C. The peasants could cut down and burn trees, then spread the ash over the fields.
D. They could sell locally mined coal to earn money for buying fertilizer.
10. Lihua told her interviewer that the Chinese must "eat bitterness." What was the context of her
A. She was referring to the lies of the Communist government.
B. She was comparing life in Peking with life in her rural village.
C. She was referring to the inadequate diet of the Chinese people.
D. She was comparing life in China before and after the Communist victory of 1949.
11. The United States' victory in the Cold War was largely due to its
A. stronger military.
B. stronger economy.
C. possession of nuclear weapons.
D. larger stockpile of weapons.
12. After World War II, the Jewish population did not demand revenge on Germany because they
A. didn't want to reopen the wound.
B. were trying to assimilate in their societies.
C. were afraid of drawing attention to themselves.
D. couldn't do so because of their religious beliefs.
13. A ________ military mission, sent to Turkey in 1913 to reorganize that nation's army, provoked
furious resentment in Russia.
14. Which of the following best describes what the Kuomintang was?
A. A Communist faction
B. The Nationalists' army
C. A democratic party
D. A group of Chinese warlords
15. In World War I, Germany forged an alliance with Turkey to avail itself of Turkey's
A. military strength.
B. English-made battleships.
C. armaments stockpile.
D. geographical location.
16. During China's Cultural Revolution, the intellectuals were persecuted because they
A. introduced radical change to the great traditions.
B. embraced Western ideology and scholarship.
C. were the carriers of the great traditions.
D. were perceived as being too democratic.
17. When the Bolsheviks seized power, Russia was considered "backward." For Theodore Von Laue, this
"backwardness" meant that the
A. people lacked the self-discipline to run the country effectively.
B. Russian Empire's government was outdated and ineffective.
C. country had no cohesive cultural organization.
D. economy lacked organization and strength.
18. In his 1992 speech, how did Mikhail Gorbachev view the impact of the global communications
revolution on the people of less-developed countries?
A. A hunger for social reform was opposing imperialism.
B. New hopes and aspirations were soaring.
C. The sense of social deprivation was amplified.
D. Terrorists had gained new ways to threaten rich countries.
19. The United Nations Organization was founded in response to
A. World War I.
B. World War II.
C. the Vietnam War.
D. the Korean War.
20. The term Holocaust was
A. only widely recognized by the mid 1970s.
B. coined during the first meeting of the American Jewish Conference.
C. used in a Papal encyclical issued shortly after World War II.
D. first used at Auschwitz during World War II.