Quiz Time #37

Posted by Elizabeth Napp on 4/23/2010 1:30:00 PM

Joan Miro

Quiz Time #37

Word Bank: Constantinople, Mikhail Gorbachev, Caste, Karl Marx, League of Nations, Latin America, Apartheid, Otto von Bismarck, Confucianism, Appeasement, Democracy, Ottoman


1.     A belief in filial piety is most closely associated with this philosophy.


2.     This system in India was characterized by a lack of social mobility.


3.     This city was a thriving city in the 1200s mainly because of its location on a major trade route between Asia and Eastern Europe.


4.     In 1453, this empire rose to power by defeating the Byzantine Empire.


5.     A study of revolutions in this region in the 19th century would show that Spanish-born peninsulares led most of the uprisings.


6.     This individual is associated with the phrase blood and iron as related to the unification of Germany.


7.     This term is best defined as an attempt to avoid conflict by meeting the demands of an aggressor.


8.     “Mussolini Attacks Ethiopia” (1935), “Germany Takes Back the Rhineland” (1936), and “Germany and Russia Divide Poland” (1939) – These headlines might be used to illustrate the weakness of it.


9.     A similarity between the Polish group Solidarity in 1980 and the Chinese protesters in Tiananmen Square in 1989 is that both groups supported movements for it.   


10.  His reforms of perestroika and glasnost resulted in conditions that helped lead to the breakup of the Soviet Union.


11.  Nelson Mandela once said, “…above all, we want equal political rights, because without them our disabilities will be permanent.  I know this sounds revolutionary to the Whites in this country, because the majority of voters will be Africans.  This makes the White man fear democracy.  But this fear cannot be allowed to stand in the way of the only solution which will guarantee racial harmony and freedom for all.”  This passage from Mandela’s speech describes the opposition of the African National Congress to this practice.  


12.  Kim Jong IL and Fidel Castro are 21st-century leaders who believe in the ideas of this individual.