Quiz Time #38

Posted by Elizabeth Napp on 4/28/2010 1:00:00 PM

Wassily Kandinsky

Quiz Time #38

Word Bank: Machiavelli, Zionism, Islamic, Buddhism, Laissez-faire, Commercial, Cold War, Trade, Democratic, Enlightenment, Silk Roads, Social Classes


1.     The technology of papermaking traveled from China to Baghdad along it.


2.     The religious terms Four Noble Truths, Eightfold Path, and nirvana are most closely associated with this belief system. 


3.     This “Revolution” helped lead to the Industrial Revolution because during this “Revolution” new forms of business were developed.


4.     This philosopher’s belief that “the end justifies the means” meant that leaders may use any method to achieve what is best for the state.


5.     Venice in Europe, Mogadishu in Africa, and Canton in China emerged during the 13th century primarily as important centers of this.


6.     Philosophers of this period believed that society could be best improved by applying reason and the laws of nature.


7.     These economists of the 19th century argued that individuals should be allowed to pursue their self-interest in a free market.


8.     It was the movement started by journalist Theodor Herzl to promote an independent Jewish state in Palestine.


9.     One way in which Lech Walesa, Mikhail Gorbachev, and Nelson Mandela are similar is that each led the people of his nation toward government with greater elements of it.


10.  The creation of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) and the Warsaw Pact, the construction of the Berlin Wall, and the Cuban missile crisis are events most closely associated with this historical period.   


11.  A major cause of the civil wars in many Central American nations in the 1970s and 1980s was economic differences between these groups.


12.  One way in which Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini and Afghanistan’s Taliban were similar is that each established this kind of state.