European Imperialism: Characteristics, Motives & Effects


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Which of the following is TRUE of Europe's New Imperialism during the 19th century?

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1. Which of the following was NOT a motivation for New Imperialism?

2. The Great Game saw which two countries battling for control of areas like Afghanistan, Iran, and India?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of aspects of European Imperialism. Some of the topics you'll be quizzed on include motivations for New Imperialism as well as European reaction to the Great Game.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Motivations for New Imperialism
  • The Great Game
  • Division of Africa
  • Author of 'The White Man's Burden'

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related aspects of European Imperialism lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding European power in Indonesia
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about countries that fought for control of Afghanistan and Iran

Additional Learning

To learn more about European history, review the accompanying lesson called European Imperialism: Characteristics, Motives & Effects. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define key terms, such as Treaty of Berlin and moral superiority
  • Explain three motivations behind the push for New Imperialism in Europe
  • Tell the significance of the Great Game in the age of New Imperialism
  • Relate Europe's reaction to the Berlin Conference and how this fits into a model of New Imperialism