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World History, Part II

How much do you know about world history? Take the second part of our quiz.

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How much do you know about world history? Take the second part of our quiz.

1. Which of the following was not a ruler of Cambodia:

  • Pol Pot
  • Prince Sihanouk
  • Angkor Wat
  • France

2. Which of the following did NOT contribute to the Renaissance?

  • The rediscovery of Greek and Roman texts
  • The Reformation
  • Astronomical advances
  • The spread of humanism

3. The Mongol conqueror Tamerlane centered his empire around which city?

  • Samarkand
  • Beijing
  • Bangkok
  • Mandalay

4. Which region of the world did not see combat in the Seven Years' War?

  • North America
  • India
  • England
  • The Balkans

5. Simon Bolivar was involved in the independence movements of all but one of these countries.

  • Brazil
  • Bolivia
  • Colombia
  • Venezuela

6. Slavery was first abolished by:

  • Britain
  • The United States
  • Australia
  • Spain

7. The purpose of the Berlin Conference of 1884 was to:

  • Halt increasing German militarism
  • Apportion Africa among the European colonial powers
  • End the Thirty Years' War
  • Permit Germany to extend its territory into Czechoslovakia

8. What was the Boxer Rebellion?

  • An antiforeign movement in China
  • The beginning of the Sino-Japanese war
  • The end of the Soong dynasty
  • A catalyst for the Communist revolution in China

9. After Hitler committed suicide, who became Fuehrer?

  • Karl Doenitz
  • Joachim von Ribbentrop
  • Albert Speer
  • Hermann Goering

10. Which of the following was a leader of the Mughal Empire?

  • Ashoka, who was responsible for disseminating Buddhism throughout South Asia
  • Ghengis Khan, who unified Mongolia and other Asian territories
  • The Nawab of Mysore
  • Shah Jahn, the Muslim ruler who built the Taj Mahal

1. Which of the following was not a ruler of Cambodia:
Angkor Wat

2. Which of the following did NOT contribute to the Renaissance?
The Reformation

3. The Mongol conqueror Tamerlane centered his empire around which city?
Samarkand

4. Which region of the world did not see combat in the Seven Years' War?
The Balkans

5. Simon Bolivar was involved in the independence movements of all but one of these countries.
Brazil

6. Slavery was first abolished by:
Britain

7. The purpose of the Berlin Conference of 1884 was to:
Apportion Africa among the European colonial powers

8. What was the Boxer Rebellion?
An antiforeign movement in China

9. After Hitler committed suicide, who became Fuehrer?
Karl Doenitz

10. Which of the following was a leader of the Mughal Empire?
Shah Jahn, the Muslim ruler who built the Taj Mahal

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