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Decolonization: Quiz


Question 1: Most Soviet leaders expressed the Marxist-Leninist view that imperialism was the height of ________, and generated a class-stratified society.
Anarcho-capitalismKeynesian economicsCapitalismLaissez-faire

Question 2: The term generally refers to the achievement of independence by the various Western colonies and protectorates in Asia and Africa following ________.
World War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarSoviet occupationsCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War II

Question 3: For instance, the decolonisation of ________ by France was particularly uneasy due to the large European and Sephardic Jewish population (see also pied noir), which largely evacuated to France when Algeria became independent.

Question 4: Although he was emerged acknowledged by the Sultan in ________ in 1805 as his pasha (viceroy), Muhammad Ali was in reality monarch of a sovereign state.
AnkaraTurkish peopleIstanbulTurkey

Question 5: Domestic ________ — as now measured and much discussed — came to be seen as far more important than the erstwhile colonial trade...
Economic inequalityEconomic growthAustrian SchoolEconomics

Question 6: The ________ period, with the scramble for Africa and the Opium Wars, marked the zenith of European colonization.
MoroccoNew ImperialismBritish EmpireCuba

Question 7: This conforms with an intellectual movement known as ________.
Literary theoryPostcolonialismFeminist literary criticismDeconstruction

Question 8: The second oil crisis occurred in the wake of the 1979 ________.
1953 Iranian coup d'étatIranian RevolutionRuhollah KhomeiniZbigniew Brzezinski

Question 9: However, the colonizer continued to be able to obtain cheap goods and labor as well as economic benefits (see ________) from the former colonies.
Arab–Israeli conflictSuez CrisisYom Kippur War1948 Arab–Israeli War

Question 10: Notably among these were the support of armed rebel movements by Cuba in ________, and the Soviet Union (as well as the People's Republic of China) in Vietnam.
MozambiqueGuinea-BissauCape VerdeAngola


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