PBP Pre-Assessment 2019-2020
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by Regan Oney
| 22 Questions
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In ancient Athens the people ran the government through Democracy. Which of these best describes Democaracy?
A type of government where every person votes on every issue
A type of government where a single ruler leads with force and is backed by the military
A type of government that is ruled by royals
A society where there is no government
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Iran's government is run by a Theocracy. Which of these best describes theocracy?
A type of government where a single ruler leads with force and is backed by the military
A type of government that is ruled by a group of religious leaders.
A type of government that is ruled by royals
A type of government where every person votes on every issue
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King Henry VIII ruled as the head of England's Monarchy hundreds of years ago. Which of these best describes a Monarchy?
A type of government where every person votes on every issue
A society where there is no government
A type of government that is ruled by a group of religious leaders.
A type of government that is ruled by royals
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Iceland currently lives in Anarchy. Which of these best describes Anarchy?
A type of government that is ruled by royals
A type of government that is ruled by a group of religious leaders.
A society where there is no government
A type of government where a single ruler leads with force and is backed by the military
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During WWII HItler ruled Germany as a dictator. Which of these best describes a dictatorship?
A type of government that is ruled by a group of religious leaders.
A type of government where a single ruler leads with force and is backed by the military
A society where there is no government
A type of government that is ruled by royals
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America earned their independence by winning the Revolution. Which of these best describes Revolution?
When one group of people over throws an existing government
Colonists who supported the American Revolution
When one country supports another in war
A document that formally ends a war
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During the age of Imperialism, the U.S acquired Hawaii as a state. Which of these best describes Imperialism?
A society where there is no government
When a more powerful country takes over a less powerful country for it's resources
A rapid transition in a society from handmade to factory goods
When workers come together to get better wages, shorter hours, safer working conditions
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The holocaust was Hitler's attempt at the Genocide of Jewish People. Which of these best describes Genocide?
A change in thinking about the government being controlled by the people
A document that formally ends a war
Beliving your country is superior to another
The elimination of a specific group of people
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Leading up to WWI many countries were practicing Militarism. Which of these best describes Militarism.
When one country supports another in war
When a more powerful country takes over a less powerful country for it's resources
Beliving your country is superior to another
The build up of a country's military
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Germany had to get involved in WWI due to the fact that Austria-Hungary was in an Aliance with Germany before WWI. Which of these best describes Alliance?
Beliving your country is superior to another
When one country supports another in war
The build up of a country's military
When a more powerful country takes over a less powerful country for it's resources
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Germany's people had a strong sense of Nationalism which was a factor in WWII. Which of these best describes Nationalism?
When one country supports another in war
The build up of a country's military
The murder of a national leader
Beliving your country is superior to another
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The assassination of Franz Ferdinand was the start of WWI. Which of these best describes assassination?
When one group of people over throws an existing government
The murder of a national leader
The build up of a country's military
When one country supports another in war
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After the rise of factory made goods, workers formed unions to protect them. Which of these best describes unions?
When workers come together to get better wages, shorter hours, safer working conditions
When one company owns all of a product or service
Colonists who supported the American Revolution
Colonists who supported the british during the American Revolution
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The treaty of Versailles blamed Germany for WWI. Which of these best describes a treaty?
When one company owns all of a product or service
When one country supports another in war
A document that formally ends a war
A society where there is no government
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The building of factories and plants brought the age of industrialization to the rural communities of New England. Which of these describes industrialization?
the process of moving from man made goods to factory made goods
the process of making all goods by hand
the process of making all services available to all people
the process of moving from factory made goods to computer technology
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WW2 had millions of casualties from the new weapons involved. Which of these best describes casualties?
Colonists that rebelled against the British
Going on strike to gain better pay
Death of soldiers
Killing a high ranking government official
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Patriots, during the American Revolution, supported the idea of breaking free from Britain. Which of these best describes a Patriot?
Colonists that wanted to support British policies
Colonists that wanted to become their own country
Groups of people that supported one another
Killing a high ranking government official
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Loyalists suported the British and even fought for them during the American Revolution. Which of these describes loyalists?
Colonists that fought for the British
Colonists that fought against the British
Groups that supported one another
Groups that made goods by hand
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The Enlightenment changed peoples thinking about how to govern the people. Which of these describes the Enlightenment?
The age where people rethought ideas about ruling others
Making goods by hand
Giving control of a country to the oldest son
Colonists that fought against the British
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John Rockefeller was brought to trial for creating a monopoly in the oil industry. Which of these describes a monopoly?
Owning shares in a business
Creating all of a product by hand
Moving from rural to urban communities
Controlling all of a product or service
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In 1929, the sudden decline in stock prices caused a nation wide depression. Which of these describes a depression?
A sudden sell off of stock prices causing widespread unemployment
Moving from farms to factories
Taking over weaker countries for their resources
Organizing groups of people to negotiate for better pay
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Companies sell stocks to help raise money to use in their business. Which of these best describes a stock?
Shares of ownership in a company
Money to startup a company
Organizing groups of people to negotiate for safer working conditions
Taking over weaker countries for their resources
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