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Europe, Russia, and the Independent Republics

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Unit 2: Europe, Russia, and Independent Republics (Print Quiz)

1.

What is the name for the vast area that stretches from the coast of France to the Ural Mountains?

 

(A)

the Pyrenees

 

(B)

the Iberian Peninsula

 

(C)

the Alps

 

(D)

the Great European Plain

  

2.

Which European city is known as a world center of culture, especially art and literature?

 

(A)

Warsaw, Poland

 

(B)

Stockholm, Sweden

 

(C)

Paris, France

 

(D)

Hamburg, Germany

  

3.

The ancient city-state of Athens developed an early form of

 

(A)

democracy

 

(B)

socialism

 

(C)

capitalism

 

(D)

communism

  

4.

Which of the following was part of the Renaissance?

 

(A)

a lack of new ideas in the arts and learning

 

(B)

concern about religious life

 

(C)

interest in the ideas of the ancient Greeks and Romans

 

(D)

the Crusades to recapture the Holy Land

  

5.

Pollution, cheaper goods, and the growth of cities were all part of

 

(A)

the Scientific Revolution

 

(B)

the Industrial Revolution

 

(C)

the French Revolution

 

(D)

the Reformation

  

6.

What was the United States' post-WWII plan to rebuild the economies of war-torn Europe?

 

(A)

the Reformation

 

(B)

the Warsaw Pact

 

(C)

the Five-Year Plan

 

(D)

the Marshall Plan

  

7.

Though they didn't fight on a battlefield, NATO and Warsaw Pact countries were enemies during what period?

 

(A)

the Spanish-American War

 

(B)

the Depression

 

(C)

the Cold War

 

(D)

World War I

  

8.

Which of the following was a feature of the Soviet Union under communism?

 

(A)

People had freedom of speech and religion.

 

(B)

People could openly express their ethnic identity.

 

(C)

The government owned businesses.

 

(D)

People had private property rights.

  

9.

To raise the standard of living, increase trade, and share wealth, many of the nations of Western Europe have joined

 

(A)

NATO

 

(B)

the Warsaw Pact

 

(C)

the Central Powers

 

(D)

the European Union

  

10.

Today, the government of the United Kingdom is a

 

(A)

fascist regime

 

(B)

democracy

 

(C)

constitutional monarchy

 

(D)

republic

  
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