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4. Most leaders of the newly independent African nations came from

the church.

the industrial working class.

the peasant farming class.

the urban middle class.

5. The economies of many African nations have suffered because these nations are forced to import ____ from Western nations like the U.S.

candy

technology

raw materials

oil

6. The United Nations divided Palestine into a Jewish state and an Arab state in

1939.

1945.

1948.

1967.

7. Kwame Nkrumah helped ___________ become the first of many sub-Saharan African countries to become independent in the 1950s and 60s.

Kenya

Ghana

Senegal

South Africa

8. By 2002, more than 29 million people in sub-Saharan Africa lived with the virus that caused

malaria.

AIDS.

small pox.

tuberculosis.

9. _____ became the first black president of South Africa after spending almost 26 years in prison.

Desmond Tutu

Jomo Kenyatta

Nelson Mandela

F.W. de Klerk

10. Modern African cultures are characterized by the tension between

Communist and socialist forms of government.

industrial and agrarian economic systems.

traditional ways and modern Western culture.

capitalist and socialist economic systems.

11. Which nation held 52 Americans hostage for over a year?

Iraq

Iran

Israel

Palestine

12. In the early 1970s, the Chinese government decided to improve relations with the U.S. because

Chinese protesters demanded new democratic reforms.

the Korean War had weakened the Chinese economy.

Deng Xiaoping desired to create new economic relationships with Canadian businesses.

China faced a serious security threat from the Soviet Union.

13. The people of Pakistan are primarily members of the ____ religion.

Muslim

Christian

Hindu

Sikh

14. Despite the success of the Four Modernizations, many Chinese people believed that advances were still needed in

sports.

democracy.

culture.

industry.

What event led to the reestablishment of the Republic of China?

the massacre in Tiananmen Square

the establishment of the People's Republic of China

pro-democracy demonstrations throughout China

Nationalist battles with the Red Guards

16. The Exxon Valdez was involved in

a major oil spill in Alaska.

the nuclear accident at Bhopal.

a release of deadly toxic fumes in India.

a significant release of ozone-depleting chlorofluorocarbons.

17. American astronauts first landed on the moon in which year?

1957

1961

1969

1972

18. In 1986, a nuclear explosion at ____ released radiation that killed hundreds of people.

Rio de Janeiro

S?o Paulo

Chernobyl

Bhopal

19. Which of the following characterizes U.S. policy toward Latin America since World War II?

The United States has used trade embargos, trade agreements, and military action to influence countries in Latin America.

The United States has declared trade embargos against countries with authoritarian regimes in Latin America.

The United States ignored Latin America for most of the 20th century, assuming that what happens in Latin America has little effect on the United States.

The United States has consistently encouraged the United Nations to back democracies in Latin America.

Which country or region's rain forest is projected to be completely deforested by 2010?

Central America

India

Ivory Coast

Mexico

How many ethnic Albanian refugees moved from Kosovo to Albania in 1999?

105,000

445,000

23,000,000

2,450

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Answers

5. The economies of many African nations have suffered because these nations are forced to import ____ from Western nations like the U.S.

technology

(a better answer would be, they are forced to import technology, because they do not yet have the educational and technological infrastructure necessary to produce their own.)

8. By 2002, more than 29 million people in sub-Saharan Africa lived with the virus that caused

AIDS.

9. _____ became the first black president of South Africa after spending almost 26 years in prison.

Nelson Mandela

10. Modern African cultures are characterized by the tension between

industrial and agrarian economic systems.

(a better answer might be that they suffer from overpopulation)

11. Which nation held 52 Americans hostage for over a year?

Iran

12. In the early 1970s, the Chinese government decided to improve relations with the U.S. because

China faced a serious security threat from the Soviet Union. (my guess)

16. The Exxon Valdez was involved in

a major oil spill in Alaska.

17. American astronauts first landed on the moon in which year?

1969

18. In 1986, a nuclear explosion at ____ released radiation that killed hundreds of people.

Chernobyl

19. Which of the following characterizes U.S. policy toward Latin America since World War II?

The United States has used trade embargos, trade agreements, and military action to influence countries in Latin America.

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