NYSTCE Social Studies: World Culture in the 20th Century Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following countries was NOT one of the founding members of the European community in the 1950s?

Question 2 2. What island nation has begun evacuating its citizens due to the rising sea levels caused by climate change?

Question 3 3. Which Pope called the Second Vatican Council?

Question 4 4. Which of the following entertainment mediums was not widely used prior to WWII?

Question 5 5. Who was perhaps the greatest exponent of 20th-century Pop Art?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following cities did NOT experience significant terrorist attacks in the early 21st century?

Question 7 7. In what decade did cellular phones became popular as well as affordable for the average person?

Question 8 8. In what country is homosexual activity now punishable by death?

Question 9 9. In what year was the first microprocessor invented?

Question 10 10. The invention of what device first allowed computer users to take the power of a computer with them anywhere they wished?

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Question 11 11. What was the first device to store music digitally?

Question 12 12. The documents released in 2013 by whom betrayed pervasive and at times illegal surveillance practices by the U.S. government?

Question 13 13. What form of protest involved invading lunch counters and other white-only establishments in the 1960s?

Question 14 14. According to many scientists and climatologists, what is the leading cause of global warming?

Question 15 15. How were airplanes able to carry larger loads in the years following World War II?

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Question 16 16. Which was the fastest-growing religion of the second half of the 20th century?

Question 17 17. Tom's father was one of the protesters at the 1970 Kent State protest, which later became known as the 'Kent State Massacre'. Why did the protest occur and what was the result of the 'Kent State Massacre'?

Question 18 18. What technology first allowed a wide public audience to hear first-rate music in the comfort of their own homes?

Question 19 19. Why did Bertrand Russell call for philosophy to be taught in the schools?

Question 20 20. The first manifestation of the EU was called the .

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Question 21 21. Women gained greater control over their own lives with the 1960 introduction of _____.

Question 22 22. Cable television was first pioneered in the late 1940s in what state?

Question 23 23. Why do computers play a much larger role in life today than they did in the 1950s?

Question 24 24. How was the rest of the world affected by Vatican II?

Question 25 25. Which of the following was NOT one of the changes instituted after Vatican II?

NYSTCE Social Studies: World Culture in the 20th Century Chapter Exam Instructions

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