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Resolved Exercises of Imperialism and World War I

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1. Which countries or continents were part of the Second Industrial Revolution?

a) England, the United States, Italy and the USSR.
b) England, United States, USSR and Asia.
c) United States, Japan and Europe.
d) Italy, United States, Japan and Asia.

2. What is monopolistic capitalism?

a) Huge number of companies compete in the market.
b) Restricted group of large companies dominate the market practically alone.
c) The market is dominated by multinationals
d) Restricted group of transnationals dominate the market

3. The Second Industrial Revolution was symbolized by:

a) Iron, coal and steam energy.
b) Iron, coal and electricity.
c) Steel and new sources of energy (coal and steam energy).
d) Steel and new sources of energy (electricity and oil).

4. What is imperialism?

a) Policy of territorial and economic occupation practiced by the capitalist powers of the West.
b) Economic domination policy developed from the exploitation of labor from peripheral countries.
c) Policy of economic domination from the exploitation of labor and raw material.
d) Territorial and economic occupation policy practiced by Germany during World War II.

5. What needs determined imperialism?

a) Stable and cheap supply of raw material and independent producers.
(b) stable and inexpensive supply of raw materials, consumer markets for production outlets, energy for production and the establishment of an industrial park in former colonies.
c) Stable and inexpensive supply of raw materials, consumer markets for production outlets and receiving investment markets.
d) Stable and inexpensive supply of raw material and receiving European private investment market.

6. The following are protectionist measures:

a) Creation of new colonial markets.
(b) Customs duty hikes and import restrictions.
c) Creation of new colonial markets and free importation of raw materials.
d) Rise in customs duties and release of imports

7. A country's success in capitalist competition for markets depended on the following factors:

a) Geographical position, cultural level and military might.
b) Level of industrialization, cultural level and military might.
c) Technological level, cultural level and military might.
d) Technological level, availability of capital and military might.

8. How did World War I start?

a) Germany's failure to comply with the Treaty of Versailles.
(b) Murder of the French Prime Minister General De Gaulle.
c) Murder of the Crown Prince of the Austrian throne Francisco Ferdinando.
d) The Socialist Revolution in 1917 in the USSR.

9. What blocks and countries participated in World War I?

a) England and the United States against Germany and Austria.
b) England, France, Russia and the United States against Germany and Austria.
c) England, France, Russia and the United States against Germany.
d) England, France, Russia and the United States against Germany, Japan and Austria.

10. Why did Russia leave World War I?

a) Because Russia was going through a socialist revolution.
b) Because Tsar Nicholas II dies.
c) Because Russia was defeated by the Germans.
d) Because Russia breaks with allies England and Austria.

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