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CLEP Social Sciences and History: Study Guide & Test Prep Final Exam

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Question 1 1. What impact did the Tet Offensive have on the American public's view of the Vietnam War?

Question 2 2. President Kennedy's New Frontier foreign policy called for _____.

Question 3 3. _____ is called the ''father of modern economics.''

Question 4 4. Queen Elizabeth replaced her half-sister on the throne; her name was _____.

Question 5 5. Which Ottoman territories were invaded by Russia, resulting in the start of the Crimean War?

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Question 6 6. The _____ theory claims that society is divided along class lines, and, as a result, the upper class is the only group with real power.

Question 7 7. In the early 18th century, the Russian Tsar ordered the building of which city?

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements about recessions is NOT true?

Question 9 9. Which expedition first compelled Japan to sign a treaty allowing foreign trade?

Question 10 10. Which of the following authors made a meaningful contribution to the development of the philosophy of Marxism?

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Question 11 11. Where in the U.S. Constitution are privacy rights explicitly mentioned?

Question 12 12. What was Dred Scott's lawsuit about?

Question 13 13. All of the following are true about Chaucer's Canterbury Tales EXCEPT _____.

Question 14 14. _____ is a way to describe how viral videos spread across the Internet.

Question 15 15. All of the following statements about Greek religion are true EXCEPT _____

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Question 16 16. Approximately how many islands are there in the Polynesian Triangle?

Question 17 17. After the collapse of the Roman Empire, why did some branches of Western culture die off?

Question 18 18. Why did Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Chiang Kai-shek meet in Cairo in 1943?

Question 19 19. Interest groups exert their influence by engaging in what type of practice?

Question 20 20. The election of _____ convinced the South that it was time to secede from the Union.

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Question 21 21. The fascist government of Benito Mussolini did all of the following EXCEPT _____.

Question 22 22. Commissioning famous artists to paint portraits and murals was typical of _____ during the 18th century.

Question 23 23. Your father is telling you stories about how his great-grandfather took part in the Battle of the Marne. He claims that it was one of the most important battles of the war. Why does he believe it to be one of the most important battles?

Question 24 24. Which of these men did not live under Elizabeth's reign?

Question 25 25. What is judicial review?

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Question 26 26. This legal principle says that the states can and should refuse to enforce unconstitutional federal laws:

Question 27 27. Which European power held the greatest influence in Indonesia?

Question 28 28. What was the Scientific Revolution?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is a profile of a person who was likely NOT fighting for equal rights during the 1960s and 1970s?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is the best explanation of international relations?

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Question 31 31. How did England defeat France in the Battle of Agincourt during the Hundred Years' War?

Question 32 32. Babylon succeeded in overthrowing Assyria because _____.

Question 33 33. Who was the leader of the Austrian Empire of the 19th century?

Question 34 34. George reaches into his wallet and pulls out a $20 US bill to pay for his coffee. By using currency to make a purchase, what is George actually doing?

Question 35 35. How did the United States gain its current southwest?

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Question 36 36. Because resources are scarce, but wants are not:

Question 37 37. The notion of a separation of powers and the system of checks and balances promoted by the U.S. Constitution are two examples of _____ in the United States.

Question 38 38. Which is NOT true?

Question 39 39. Which of the following statements is NOT true of the 19th Amendment granting American women the right to vote in 1920?

Question 40 40. Though Japan had invaded _____ earlier, they did not attack the United States until _____?

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Question 41 41. Why did Spain and France want to prevent the other from acquiring a majority of Italian lands?

Question 42 42. The president wants to pass one of his appointments in the Senate. The media is constantly talking about the fact that he might not get the required number of votes. What is this process called and what majority is needed?

Question 43 43. How did the views on civil rights of anti-federalists differ to those of federalists in the debate regarding the ratification of the Constitution?

Question 44 44. Feudalism is power based on _____

Question 45 45. Which of the following best describes the driving forces behind the Dutch Republic's economic success?

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Question 46 46. Which of these is an acceptable definition of protocol?

Question 47 47. What is the name given to the plans to shield Saudi Arabia from Iraqi attack in 1990 and 1991?

Question 48 48. Which of the following profiles would MOST likely have opposed prohibition in the 1920s?

Question 49 49. In the long run, what is a country's standard of living dependent on?

Question 50 50. Who is John Wilkes?

CLEP Social Sciences and History: Study Guide & Test Prep Final Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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