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Answer questions below:
1. In South America by 1914, _______ featured one the most cosmopolitan cities in the world.
A. Argentina
B. Chile
C. Peru
D. Venezuela

2. Regarding Japan's ultranationalists, which statement is false?
A. They were strongly anti-Western.
B. They supported big business.
C. They were strongly anti-Communist.
D. They rejected democracy.

3. In 1927, how did Chiang Kai-shek resolve disputes between the Nationalist Party and the Communist Party?
A. He offered Taiwan to the Communists.
B. He specified boundaries between Nationalist and Communist territories.
C. He decided to liquidate members of the Communist Party.
D. He initiated the New Culture Movement.

4. Who advocated a "counter-cyclical policy" after World War II that became a wellestablished weapon against depression?
A. Franklin Delano Roosevelt
B. John Maynard Keynes
C. Leon Trotsky
D. Herbert Hoover

5. With respect to the Holocaust, recent scholarship has revealed that
A. most Germans were opposed to the concentration camps.
B. resistance to the Holocaust sparked attempts to assassinate Hitler.
C. German soldiers in Eastern Europe generally opposed the anti-Semitic program.
D. a majority of Germans were indifferent to the plight of the Jews.

6. During World War I, the people of China and Japan
A. strongly opposed the war on moral grounds.
B. supported the Central Powers.
C. didn't care who won the war.
D. supported the Triple Entente.

7. The United States cut off sales of oil to Japan after the
A. Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
B. Japanese occupation of southern Indochina.
C. Japanese attack on Dutch Indonesia.
D. Japanese occupation of Hong Kong.

8. During the nineteenth century, immigrants from India to the new world usually ended up
A. working on railroad construction.
B. as domestic servants.
C. panning for gold.
D. as indentured laborers.

9. While imprisoned, Hitler wrote Mein Kampf. In this work, he laid out his views on all the following, except
A. Aryan (Germanic) racial superiority.
B. Germany's need for increased "living space."
C. anti-Semitism.
D. an alliance with Italy.

10. As a result of a dispute involving _______, Britain, France, and Russia began to view Bismarck's Germany as a threat.
A. Algeria
B. Austria-Hungary
C. Morocco
D. Serbia

11. What term best summarizes the reason why the U.S. Senate refused to ratify the Treaty of Versailles?
A. Ethnocentrism
B. Alienation
C. Nationalism
D. Isolationism

12. In Asia, in response to foreign incursions, where there was a long literary history, intellectuals
A. attempted to emulate foreign writers.
B. committed suicide.
C. tried to drive the foreigners away.
D. were impressed with alternate modes of writing

13. Which of these World War II battles established overall equality between the U.S. and Japanese naval powers?
A. Battle of Leyte Gulf
B. Battle of Midway
C. Battle of Guadalcanal
D. Battle of the Coral Sea

14. In Australia, _______ was the name given to ex-felons who had served their sentences.
A. exclusionists
B. internists
C. parolees
D. emancipists

15. The 1911 revolution that overthrew the last Chinese emperor was carried out by
A. a peasant uprising.
B. Sun Yatsen.
C. Chinese army officers.
D. a Western military coalition.

16. In 1938, British Prime Minister Chamberlain declared a final act of appeasement
A. when Hitler's claim on the Sudetenland was accepted.
B. immediately following the Nazi occupation of Austria.
C. after Hitler's forces occupied the Rhineland.
D. after Hitler attacked Poland.

17. What provision of Roosevelt's New Deal led to substantially reduced unemployment?
A. The Social Security Act
B. The National Labor Relations Act
C. The Works Progress Administration
D. Abandonment of the gold standard and devaluation of the dollar

18. In British India, the Rowlatt Acts led to
A. an agreement to grant India Commonwealth status.
B. the Amritsar conference.
C. a weakening of nationalism in India.
D. extensive rioting.

19. Regarding Mexico's Porfirio Díaz, which statement is true?
A. He overthrew the Mexican Revolution of 1910.
B. He freed many peasant farmers from debt peonage.
C. He reformed the hacienda system.
D. He enacted laws that favored wealthy elites.

20. The secret Chinese society, called "the Boxers" by foreigners, blamed all of China's troubles on
A. the Qing Dynasty.
B. foreigners, especially missionaries.
C. the Manchus.
D. Japan

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A. 1. In South America by 1914, _______ featured one the most cosmopolitan cities in the world.
A. Argentina
B. Chile
C. Peru
D. Venezuela

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