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Europe History Review

Quiz by Eran Bowers

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26 questions
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  • Q1
    European nations competed for land in other parts of the world. This competition for colonies helped cause:
    World War II
    World War I
    Russian Revolution
    Cold war
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  • Q2
    Which of the following descriptions applies to World War I?
    Nuclear weapons, Holocaust, Pearl Harbor
    Czars, communism, Lenin
    Trench warfare, poison gas, Treaty of Versailles
    NATO, Berlin Wall, Iron Curtain
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  • Q3
    Whose murder started World War I?
    Joseph Stalin
    Vladmir Lenin
    Czar Nicholas II
    Archduke Ferdinand
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  • Q4
    What country was forced to pay for the damages caused during World War I?
    United States
    Germany
    United Kingdom
    Soviet Union
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  • Q5
    Why did Russia make a separate peace with Germany and leave World War I before the victory of the Allies?
    The Berlin Wall was being built.
    The Japanese invaded Russia.
    They disagreed with the United States.
    There was a revolution taking place at home.
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  • Q6
    What type of government did Russia have after its revolution in 1917?
    A democracy
    A monarchy.
    A communist government.
    A constitutional monarchy.
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  • Q7
    Which of the following is a result of the Russian Revolution?
    The Soviet Union came into existence.
    Russia became a democratic country
    The Czars were elected to rule in Russia.
    Russia entered World War I.
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  • Q8
    Who led the Russian Revolution of 1917?
    Joseph Stalin
    Benito Mussolini
    Adolph Hitler
    Vladmir Lenin
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  • Q9
    What event started World War II in Europe?
    Japan’s bombing of Pearl Harbor.
    Germany’s invasion of Poland in 1939.
    The murder of the Romanov family in Russia.
    The Allied invasion of France on D-Day.
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  • Q10
    Adolf Hitler was a fascist. Which of the following descriptions would apply to him and his government?
    The military was not very important in his plans
    He allowed the citizens freedoms to participate in government.
    There were free and fair elections for the leaders.
    Hitler believed the government should be very powerful.
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  • Q11
    Nazism is:
    An alliance formed by the Soviet Union after WWII.
    An alliance formed by the United States after WWII.
    The political party that ruled Germany during WWII.
    The type of government in the Soviet Union during WWII.
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  • Q12
    Which of the following was an Axis Power in World War II?
    France
    Italy
    Great Britain
    United States
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  • Q13
    Which of the following does not describe the enemies in the Cold War?
    East/West
    North/South
    NATO/Warsaw Pact
    US/USSR
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  • Q14
    What does the phrase “iron curtain” mean?
    A physical wall built in Europe during the Cold War.
    The NATO alliance.
    The Warsaw Pact alliance.
    The separation between communist and democratic Europe.
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  • Q15
    What happened in the Soviet Union in 1991 under the leadership of Mikhail Gorbachev?
    A wall was built to split Berlin into East and West.
    Russia became a communist country.
    The USSR invaded Afghanistan.
    Communism ended and the Soviet Union collapsed.
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  • Q16
    Which country was reunited after the Cold War ended?
    Germany
    Russia
    Italy
    United Kingdom
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  • Q17
    Which of the following events occurred during the Cold War?
    The Russian Revolution
    The Vietnam War
    World War II
    The Civil War
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  • Q18
    What European country eventually had the largest empire in the world?
    Portugal
    Italy
    Great Britain
    France
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  • Q19
    How did the Great Depression affect the world?
    Many people were afraid of nuclear war
    There was a big push to contain communism.
    There were very few jobs and not enough money for basic needs.
    There was a lot of interest in finding new sources of raw materials.
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  • Q20
    Which of the following words relate to the Holocaust?
    Pearl Harbor, Invasion of Poland, Blitzkrieg
    United States, USSR, Nuclear Weapons
    Trench Warfare, Machine Guns, Alliances
    Jews, Germany, Concentration Camps
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