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Question 1: Others used educational exemptions, became conscientious objectors or pretended to be conscientious objectors, although they might then be drafted for non-combat work, such as serving as a ________.
Combat Medical TechnicianBattlefield medicineCombat medicUnited States Navy Hospital Corpsman

Question 2: Similar to the Janissaries in origin and means of development were the Mamluks of Egypt in the ________.
Late Middle AgesMiddle AgesHigh Middle AgesEarly Middle Ages

Question 3: The captive children were persuaded to convert to ________.
IslamMosqueMuslim historyIslamic schools and branches

Question 4: [citation needed] Other proponents such as the late ________ consider both mandatory military and national service as ways of instilling maturity in young adults.
Søren KierkegaardWilliam JamesRené DescartesSigmund Freud

Question 5: Over time they became a powerful military ________.
Racial segregationRacismReligious intoleranceCaste

Question 6: In the United States, every male resident must register with the ________ on his 18th birthday, so he is available for a draft.
Franklin D. RooseveltRichard NixonGerald FordSelective Service System

Question 7: Ultra-Orthodox Jews may apply for a deferment of draft to study in ________, but once they are finished studying, they are required to do national or army service.
Orthodox JudaismTorah Umesorah – National Society for Hebrew Day SchoolsTorah im Derech EretzYeshiva

Question 8: The cost of conscription can be related to the ________.
Great DepressionParable of the broken windowAustrian SchoolKeynesian economics

Question 9: The first mamluks served the ________ caliphs in 9th century Baghdad.
Abbasid CaliphateNeo-Assyrian EmpireIslamic Golden AgeAkkadian Empire

Question 10: In the ________, the military service time "owed" by serfs was 25 years at the beginning of the 19th century.
Ottoman EmpireRussian EmpireGolden HordeBritish Empire

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