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Modern World History - Unit 4 - Asia

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  • Q1
    . In the People’s Republic of China, which factor best reflects Marxism?
    ownership of small farms by individuals
    small family-owned businesses in villages
    communal work teams on farms
    foreign influence on the economy
  • Q2
    The Great Leap Forward in China and the five-year plans in the Soviet Union were attempts to increase
    religious tolerance
    private capital investment
    individual ownership of land
    industrial productivity
  • Q3
    In China and the former Soviet Union, the communist governments discouraged organized religion because religions
    support the principles of laissez-faire
    favor anarchy over organized government
    stress economic rather than political values
    compete for the loyalties of the people
  • Q4
    After World War II, the Chinese Communists were successful in their revolution mainly because the
    United States refused to support the Nationalists
    communists had the support of the peasants
    nationalist had been defeated by Japan
    communists had more technologically advanced weapons
  • Q5
    The main reason the Chinese Communists gained control of mainland China in 1949 was that
    the dynamic leadership of Mao Zedong had the support of the peasant class
    the United States had supported the Chinese Communist Party during World War II
    they were supported by many warlords and upper class Chinese
    they had superior financial resources and were supported by Japan
  • Q6
    In China, the Great Leap Forward was an attempt to
    end the private ownership of land
    strengthen economic ties with Europe
    increase agricultural and industrial production
    promote democratic reform
  • Q7
    Deng Xioaping’s economic reforms in China differ from the previous economic policies of Mao Zedong in that Deng’s reforms
    include elements of capitalism
    decrease trade with the United States
    promote further collectivization
    discourage private ownership of businesses
  • Q8
    During the 1980’s, the Chinese government adopted policies designed to
    gain colonies throughout East Asia
    increase industrial productivity
    maintain its isolation from world events
    reestablish Confucian traditions and values
  • Q9
    Which statement about the economy of China in the 1980’s is most accurate?
    China increased its industrial capacity and foreign trade
    China’s economy slowed down because of a lack of natural resources
    China’s economy suffered from overproduction of consumer goods
    China surpassed the Soviet Union in steel production
  • Q10
    Sun Yat-sen’s “Three Principles of the People” (1911) and the demonstrations in Tiananmen Square (1989) were similar in that they both demanded that the Chinese government
    end foreign influences in China
    restore dynastic rule
    achieve global interdependence
    introduce democratic reforms
  • Q11
    “A wind has been blowing from the West; now it will begin to blow from the East.” — Mao Zedong, 1949. Which idea was Mao Zedong expressing in this quotation?
    The monsoons will soon shift and bring destruction to the mainland of Asia
    The Asian people have much to learn from the Western Europeans
    European power will decline as a new center of power emerges in Asia.
    Chinese culture will no longer influence the people of Asia
  • Q12
    In Japan between 1603 and 1868, the most notable action taken by the Tokugawa Shogunate was the
    development of extensive trade with the Americas
    formation of cultural links with Europe
    virtual isolation of the country from the outside world
    military conquest of China
  • Q13
    Feudal societies are generally characterized by
    an emphasis on social order
    a representative government
    many economic opportunities
    the protection of political rights
  • Q14
    Which is a characteristic of a feudal society?
    high literacy rate
    rapid social change
    rigid class structure
    industrial-based economy
  • Q15
    Feudal Japan had what type of class system?
    high social mobility
    a classless society
    a well-defined class system
    a growing middle class

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