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Question 24 of 40

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Every __________ person on our planet lives in poverty.

A. third
B. fifth
C. eighth
D. tenth
Question 25 of 40

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In 1957, the first sub-Saharan British colony to declare independence was Ghana, formerly
known as:

A. Mali.
B. Tunisia.
C. Niger.
D. the Gold Coast.
Question 26 of 40

When was Japan a de facto colony?

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A. Under General Douglas Macarthur from 1945 to 1947


B. During the Meiji Restoration
C. Briefly following the Russo Japanese of 1905
D. During the Chinese Yuan Dynasty
Question 27 of 40

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Between 1600 and 1765, the British East India Company established __________ at Bombay,
Calcutta, and Madras.

A. presidencies
B. companies
C. provinces
D. commonwealths
Question 28 of 40

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Great Britain outlawed the slave trade in:

A. 1865.
B. 1861.
C. 1833.
D. 1807.
Question 29 of 40

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According to Wallerstein, all of these countries are considered core states EXCEPT:

A. Canada.
B. China.
C. Japan.
D. New Zealand.
Question 30 of 40

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In 1750, Sir Robert Clive:

A. established the British trading post at Madras.


B. defeated the French military assault in India.
C. established the British trading center at Calcutta.
D. single-handedly established the British Raj in India with his forces.
Question 31 of 40

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In the French colonies of West Africa, an effort was made to establish a Francophile community,
wherein people of the different colonies embraced French culture. This effort was:

A. a total failure.
B. in fact, mainly successful in French Indochina.
C. successful in that adoption of French culture muted ethnic differences.
D. partly successful in Algeria and Mali.
Question 32 of 40

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Wallenstein describes the world system as dynamic and ever changing. Thus, today, all of these
countries are considered postindustrial states EXCEPT:

A. the United States.


B. the European Union.
C. Brazil.
D. Japan.
Question 33 of 40

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The poorest country in the Western Hemisphere is:

A. Mexico.
B. Guatemala.
C. Haiti.
D. Ecuador.
Question 34 of 40

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In America, classical liberalism was abandoned for a time, following:

A. the signing of the Treaty of Versailles.


B. the Civil War.
C. President Kennedys assassination.
D. the stock market crash of 1929 and the subsequent Great Depression.
Question 35 of 40

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Colonies established by the Dutch East India Company in Indonesia were aimed at
monopolizing the __________ trade.

A. rubber
B. spice
C. palm oil
D. mahogany
Question 36 of 40

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Today, Canadas RCMP is an entirely independent agency and the rough equivalent of
Americas:

A. DEA.
B. CIA.
C. FBI.
D. ATF.
Question 37 of 40

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At its height, the British Empire occupied about __________ of Earths land areas.

A. one fifth
B. one third
C. one eighth
D. one fourth
Question 38 of 40

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Following the onset of United States and NATO invasions beginning in 2001, several
multinational oil companies have made agreements with __________, enabling them to control
and profit from a country with the worlds second proven oil reserves.

A. Iraq
B. Syria
C. Iran
D. Saudi Arabia
Question 39 of 40

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Under British rule in India, British-trained native troops were called:

A. Lions.
B. Bengals.
C. Tigers.
D. Sepoys.
Question 40 of 40

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In the Rwanda genocide:

A. three quarters of the Hutu people were slaughtered.


B. approximately 300,000 thousand men, women, and children were killed.
C. three quarters of the Tutsi people were slaughtered.
D. the genocide was initiated by the Tutsi people.