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CLEP Western Civilization II: Study Guide & Test Prep Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these statements about 19th century political ideology is NOT accurate?

Question 2 2. Which event gave Frederik William the opportunity to extend Prussian power?

Question 3 3. Who was Stalin's predecessor as leader of the Soviet Union and the Communist party?

Question 4 4. One justification for the War of Austrian Succession was that _____ should not be on the Austrian throne.

Question 5 5. In an invasion that started the Seven Years' War, Frederick the Great invaded what territory?

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Question 6 6. Otto von Bismark was successful in unifying Germany by acquiring territories as a statesmen of _____

Question 7 7. Which of the following groups were NOT targeted by Nazi Germany in the Holocaust?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a way that Hitler violated the Treaty of Versailles?

Question 9 9. What is the main characteristic of Europe's New Imperialism in the 19th century?

Question 10 10. Which 19th century explorer encouraged European colonization of Africa?

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Question 11 11. What event started the Thirty Years' War?

Question 12 12. As the leader of the U.S.S.R., Stalin _____

Question 13 13. Which of the following is most likely to have supported the Bolsheviks in 1917?

Question 14 14. Why was the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, signed in 1918, significant?

Question 15 15. Which President of the United States campaigned on the slogan 'He Kept Us Out Of War'?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following countries did France NOT combat at some point during Louis XIV's reign?

Question 17 17. Which of the following was NOT an active participant in the War of the Spanish Succession?

Question 18 18. Which of the following movements is MOST closely associated with Christianity in turn of the 20th century Europe?

Question 19 19. Why did the United States want to increase their influence in the Americas during the 1800s?

Question 20 20. How did Britain gain control of Palestine after WWI?

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Question 21 21. What was the purpose for the introduction of perestroika by Soviet leader Gorbachev?

Question 22 22. Who is referred to as the 'father of modern economics'?

Question 23 23. Why was having a vast colonial empire a relevant factor in causing the Industrial Revolution?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is FALSE regarding Francisco Franco?

Question 25 25. Though Mahatma Gandhi was born in India, he spent nearly 20 years as a law clerk and human rights activist in what country prior to his return?

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Question 26 26. What significant idea of The Scientific Revolution did Galileo Galilei have to publicy recant in fears of excommunication from the Roman Catholic Church?

Question 27 27. Which of the following professions did Rene Descartes and other deists liken God's actions to be like?

Question 28 28. Maria Theresa's succession to the Austrian throne is BEST described by WHICH of the following items?

Question 29 29. What traditional educator lost its power with Peter the Great's educational reforms?

Question 30 30. How did Executive Order 9066 affect Japanese Americans?

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Question 31 31. Which statement is true regarding the Holocaust?

Question 32 32. What was Napoleon's final and decisive defeat at the hands of the Duke of Wellington?

Question 33 33. Under which law could someone be arrested, imprisoned and executed in the name of safeguarding the revolution?

Question 34 34. How long did Queen Victoria's reign in England last?

Question 35 35. How did the invention of steel impact society during the Second Industrial Revolution?

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Question 36 36. Which famous economist wrote The Wealth of Nations?

Question 37 37. Which of the following was a key goal of the 1815 Congress of Vienna?

Question 38 38. Prussia's invasion of _____ began the War of the Austrian Succession.

Question 39 39. The signing of the Treaty of Aix-la-Chappelle ended the War of Jenkins' Ear. Why was this its main effect, rather than having any implications for exchanges of land?

Question 40 40. What Austrian King helped create the dual monarchy?

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Question 41 41. What major event ended the Tokugawa shogunate?

Question 42 42. Why was World War I often characterised as 'trench warfare'?

Question 43 43. In the 17th century, internal political conflicts, economic issues, as well as the rising power of other Western European countries in trading caused _____.

Question 44 44. Which of the following descriptors is NOT associated with European imperialism in the turn of the 20th century?

Question 45 45. When did the Mao's communists finally defeat the Kuomintang?

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Question 46 46. The fact that individuals should be allowed to pursue their own economic interests is one of the key ideas of _____ .

Question 47 47. Why did foreigners, such as George Orwell, flock to Spain to join the International Brigades ?

Question 48 48. Which Enlightenment period thinker believed that the power of the ruler is absolute but comes from an unwritten contract with the governed?

Question 49 49. What made Peter the Great gain much of his zeal for all things European?

Question 50 50. Why was the Potsdam declaration relevant to ending World War II?

CLEP Western Civilization II: 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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