Quiz Time #41

Posted by Elizabeth Napp on 5/20/2010 7:50:00 AM

Wassily Kandinsky

Quiz Time #41

Word Bank: Legal, Magna Carta, Joseph Stalin, Balfour, Command, Nationalistic, Urban Planning, Enlightenment, Communist, Mercantilism, Ho Chi Minh, Apartheid


1.     The following statement best describes an aspect of this economy: Government directs and controls the means of production.   


2.     Archaeological studies of the Indus valley cities of Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro show evidence of it. 


3.     The importance of the Code of Hammurabi, the Twelve Tables, and the Justinian Code is that they established these principles.


4.     This document and the English Bill of Rights are similar in that they both limited the power of the monarchy.


5.     Under this policy, colonial powers considered their colonies to be possessions to benefit the imperial power.


6.     The need for the use of reason for rational and logical thinking was a major concept promoted by philosophers of this period of history.


7.     The Balkans were referred to as the “Powder Keg of Europe” in the period before World War I because of these rivalries.


8.     A long-term effect of this Declaration on the Middle East was the conflict between the Palestinians and the Israelis.


9.     A major goal of his five-year plans in the Soviet Union was encouraging rapid industrialization.


10.  After World War II, the United States provided financial aid to West Germany, Turkey, and Greece because these nations were facing these possible threats.   


11.  A factor that contributed to the success of this individual in Vietnam and Mao Zedong in China was their ability to combine nationalism and communism.


12.  In 1994, Nelson Mandela said, “We are moving from an era of resistance, division, oppression, turmoil, and conflict and starting a new era of hope, reconciliation, and nation-building.”  With this statement, Nelson Mandela marked the end of this system in South Africa.