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WEST History: Understanding & Using History Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If you wanted to better understand America's Civil Rights Movement, which tool would be MOST useful to you?

Question 2 2. What is the best way to decide which assertion to use?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a secondary source?

Question 4 4. Using a sports analogy, which of these best describes the concept of historical perspective?

Question 5 5. Which of the following countries has the same perspective on World War II as most Americans?

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Question 6 6. Ruby is speaking to a group of students about goal-setting. She sees some of them checking their phones and hears others whispering about getting pizza afterward. She decides to switch gears and cites an example of a famous athlete's use of goal-setting to prepare for competition. Why was this important for Ruby to do?

Question 7 7. How was the subject of slavery in the United States taught to schoolchildren in the 1940s?

Question 8 8. How do different theories being combined provide a more complete view for historians?

Question 9 9. Great Man Theory would say which of the following started World War II?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is best explained by Great Man Theory?

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Question 11 11. Nancy was asked to give a speech to a group she is not familiar with. How can Nancy efficiently get demographic and psychographic information about her audience?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a primary source?

Question 13 13. A speaker who uses graphs, charts and expert testimony is using an Assertion of:

Question 14 14. _____ would be the MOST useful tool for studying geographic contexts.

Question 15 15. Which of the following are the Pillars of Persuasive Speaking?

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Question 16 16. A speaker is interested in knowing more about his audience's beliefs and values. What should he study?

Question 17 17. The fact that Ancient Greece traded Olive Oil is an example of which of the following?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a reason that Russians today often consider the Western Front to be a minor front during World War II?

Question 19 19. How did the adherence to one historical perspective lead to the Nazis gaining power in Germany?

Question 20 20. When a speaker researches his audience's age, income and gender, he is researching the audience's:

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Question 21 21. Great Man Theory could be used to explain all of these EXCEPT?

Question 22 22. Negotiation is

Question 23 23. What stage is where decisions to take action in a certain way occurs?

Question 24 24. What is a danger of too many secondary sources?

Question 25 25. Two companies, one worth $10 million and the other worth $20 million, have started exporting products together to the European market. The company that is worth $10 million stated that the minimum price for which it would work for the larger company was $1 million. The expected profit from this joint export is $3 million. What is the bottom line in this scenario?

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Question 26 26. Professor Benjamin held a benefit to save the sparrows at his local campus. He shared stories of sparrows, their benefits to a more peaceful planet and even went on about how saving sparrows is just the right thing to do. What type of assertion is he using?

Question 27 27. A consulting firm and a bank are trying to resolve issues regarding a possible breach of contract obligations. They are in the negotiation phase and have agreed that the consulting firm will withdraw its lawsuit against the bank in return for a 3-year contract, where they will receive roughly $100,000 each year. The initial offer of the bank was $75,000, but after a lengthy discussion they decided to increase it. Why is this an example of the bargaining and problem solving phase?

Question 28 28. Competing, collaborating, avoiding, accommodating or compromising are five types of ways to rectify conflict. What stage are they found?

Question 29 29. A map would be LEAST useful for describing which of the following?

Question 30 30. What stage of conflict process deals with perception of conflict as it arises between parties?

WEST History: Understanding & Using History Chapter 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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