World Conflicts Since 1900: Certificate Program Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Who was the leader of the Viet Minh during the First Indochina War and, eventually, during the Vietnam War?

Question 2 2. Which of the following countries did NOT have an occupation zone in Germany, prior to the formation of East and West Germany?

Question 3 3. What treaty signed in 1919 officially ended World War I?

Question 4 4. What are the dates of the Weimar Republic?

Question 5 5. When did both India and Pakistan test nuclear weapons?

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Question 6 6. What was the Battle of the Bulge?

Question 7 7. All of the following are true, EXCEPT:

Question 8 8. Which of the following was NOT a consequence of the Iraq War?

Question 9 9. What year did India and Pakistan emerge as independent states?

Question 10 10. American involvement in Vietnam spanned over the course of how many years?

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Question 11 11. Which action initiated the Suez Crisis?

Question 12 12. Why did Great Britain grant Egypt its independence in 1922?

Question 13 13. Which of the following has significant consequences that influence the geopolitical situation of the Middle East to this day?

Question 14 14. Which two formerly communist states peacefully separated from one another in 1992?

Question 15 15. What was a kamikaze attack?

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Question 16 16. Which treaty formally ended Russian participation in World War I?

Question 17 17. Which action prompted the United States to enter WWII?

Question 18 18. How is Imperialism different from Nationalism?

Question 19 19. What is the Palestinian Authority?

Question 20 20. Why was the 'Red Baron', Manfred von Richthofen, famous in World War I?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT true?

Question 22 22. What was the significance of the date chosen for the Arab attack on Israel in 1973?

Question 23 23. Why was the Potsdam declaration relevant to ending World War II?

Question 24 24. What most directly lead to the collapse of the Soviet Union?

Question 25 25. Why did Britain and France enter World War II?

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Question 26 26. What of the following was NOT a major challenge that Coalition forces faced after the initial offensives in Afghanistan?

Question 27 27. What year was the Atlantic Charter issued?

Question 28 28. What is 'Smiling Buddha'?

Question 29 29. In which year did President Barack Obama withdraw American combat troops from Iraq?

Question 30 30. The Battle of Verdun was significant because...

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Question 31 31. Which of the following refers to 'Glasnost'?

Question 32 32. Karen made a list of the four countries which had occupation zones in Germany after WWII. She made a mistake. Review the list below and indicate which country Karen should replace with the country France.

Question 33 33. What enabled the Afghan mujahideen fighters to resist Soviet occupation and eventually drive the Soviet Army from Afghanistan?

Question 34 34. What was the codename for the Berlin Airlift?

Question 35 35. Which author's work, American Diplomacy, 1900-1950, was attributed to the beginning of the realism school of thought?

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Question 36 36. Which describes the first few days in the Sinai Peninsula during the Arab-Israeli War of 1973?

Question 37 37. Why did Gavrilo Princip assassinate Archduke Franz Ferdinand, ultimately causing World War I?

Question 38 38. In which way is Pakistan superior to India?

Question 39 39. Which of the following was NOT a major part of the Iran-Iraq war?

Question 40 40. A host of nations banding together to stop an aggressor state could be considered:

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Question 41 41. Sputnik I is most associated with:

Question 42 42. Archduke Franz Ferdinand was _____.

Question 43 43. Which US President was a major leader of coalition forces during the Gulf War?

Question 44 44. Who popularized the term 'Iron Curtain' as a reference to the Soviet-backed states in Eastern Europe?

Question 45 45. Which of the following best describes the outcome of the war between Communist North Vietnam and US-backed South Vietnam?

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Question 46 46. Which European country fought protracted, bloody wars trying to hold on to its African colonies in Angola and Mozambique?

Question 47 47. What year did the unification of Germany take place?

Question 48 48. Which group was subjected to widespread forced relocation and internment throughout World War II?

Question 49 49. In which way did the Franco-Prussian War NOT set the stage for World War I.

Question 50 50. 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?

World Conflicts Since 1900: Certificate Program 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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