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Europe Review

Quiz by Melissa Mapes

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24 questions
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  • Q1
    Which of the following symbolized the division between Western & Eastern Europe after WWII?
    NATO
    Iron Curtain
    Holocaust
    European Union
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  • Q2
    What mountain range separates European Russia from Asian Russia?
    Caucasus Mountains
    The Alps
    Carpathian Mountains
    Ural Mountains
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  • Q3
    What was the long period of tense relations between the Soviet Union and the United States called?
    Warsaw Pact
    Cold War
    Iron Curtain
    NATO
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  • Q4
    What two nations arose as "Super Powers" after WWII?
    United States & Soviet Union
    United States & France
    Soviet Union & United Kingdeom
    United States & United Kingdom
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  • Q5
    Where did democracy originate?
    Greece
    Egypt
    China
    Rome
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  • Q6
    What did Romans use to transport water into cities?
    aqueducts
    chunnel
    bridges
    concrete roads
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  • Q7
    What was the killing of over 6 million Jews by the Germans during WWII called?
    Genocide
    Cold War
    Communism
    Holocaust
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  • Q8
    How did Russia's economy change when the Cold War ended?
    moved from command to mixed economy
    moved to an economy dominated by criminal organizations
    moved from free to command economy
    moved from a market economy to one controlled by the government
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  • Q9
    Why was the European Union (EU) formed?
    To attempt to devalue the U.S. dollar
    to bring economic stability & ease of trade to Europe
    So Europe would become an economic Super Power
    To steal money from poor countries
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  • Q10
    Why did the U.S. enter WWII?
    Zimmerman Telegram
    Japan attacked Pearl Harbor
    Building of the Berlin Wall
    Invasion of Poland
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  • Q11
    What event lead to the beginning of WWI?
    Signing of the Munich Agreement
    Building of the Berlin Wall
    Germany invaded Poland
    Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
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  • Q12
    The population of Russia is heavily concentrated in which part of the country?
    Western Russia
    Southeastern Russia
    Central Russia
    Eastern Russia
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  • Q13
    Who was the main player in the Holocaust?
    Italy
    France
    Germany
    United States
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  • Q14
    Which of the following BEST describes communism?
    A small group of people control property for their own goals
    People who own property should share with the state
    One person alone owns all property & decides how it will be shared
    All property should belong to the state, not private individuals
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  • Q15
    Why can you infer WWIII has not happened?
    Fear of all-out Nuclear War
    People have been able to keep their hostilities toward a minimum since WWII
    Nuclear weapons were banned after WWII so there is no threat of WWIII
    No oppressive governments of large countries have formed since WWII
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  • Q16
    Why was the fall of communism in Europe an important historical event?
    It was the turning point for WWII
    It allowed for greater freedoms/rights for the people
    It gave the Soviet Union more global power
    North Korea wanted to be the only communist country
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  • Q17
    What event lead to the beginning of WWII?
    Germany invaded Poland
    Attack on Pearl Harbor
    Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    Zimmerman Telegram
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  • Q18
    Which of the following was NOT part of the Axis power during WWII?
    Japan
    Soviet Union
    Germany
    Italy
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  • Q19
    What civilization gave us the REPUBLIC?
    Egypt
    China
    Rome
    Greece
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  • Q20
    How did the industrial revolution affect the work force in Europe?
    people left factories to work on farms
    people moved from agricultural to industrial jobs
    people moved from the city to the country
    people moved from industrial to agricultural jobs
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