Interpreting & Communicating Historical Information Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following countries has the same perspective on World War II as most Americans?

Question 2 2. Using a sports analogy, which of these best describes the concept of historical perspective?

Question 3 3. How was the subject of slavery in the United States taught to schoolchildren in the 1940s?

Question 4 4. Great Man Theory could be used to explain all of these EXCEPT?

Question 5 5. Which of the following would be an example of Environmental Determinism?

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Question 6 6. Great Man Theory would say which of the following started World War II?

Question 7 7. Generally speaking, a historian would be happiest to see which of the following in a source, assuming all other aspects are correct and true?

Question 8 8. Which of these is an example of a novel approach in a source for a historian?

Question 9 9. Which of these is an example of a source lacking authority?

Question 10 10. Which of these would be most useful in helping a historian explain the population growth of a city over time?

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Question 11 11. Which of these would help a historian determine attitudes during a particular time?

Question 12 12. Which of these visual aids is an example of an image that might be helpful in discerning the attitude of society during the time period?

Question 13 13. Why do many scholars believe it is impossible to be completely objective in historical research and writing?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT true?

Question 15 15. Why is it wise for a historian to consider multiple sources?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a secondary source?

Question 17 17. The analogy of spoiled milk in a cake best describes which of the following?

Question 18 18. What is a danger of too many secondary sources?

Question 19 19. What is it called when historians create scenarios to critically examine the past?

Question 20 20. Which of the following partially caused the fall of the Ming Dynasty?

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Question 21 21. History's cause and effect relationships most closely resemble which of the following?

Question 22 22. Which of the following could be a clue that a coin is faulty or a fake?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is an example of changing styles that help historians determine where in time (or place) a particular item belongs?

Question 24 24. Who do you think benefitted the most from the forgery of the Tanaka Memorial?

Question 25 25. How did the adherence to one historical perspective lead to the Nazis gaining power in Germany?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is best explained by Great Man Theory?

Question 27 27. Which of these is an example of a source lacking authenticity?

Question 28 28. Which best describes the image created by Florence Nightingale?

Question 29 29. Scholars who hold to which view are likely to believe that it is possible to gain an objective, accurate understanding of the past?

Question 30 30. Which statement best describes the role of bias in primary sources?

Interpreting & Communicating Historical Information Chapter Exam Instructions

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