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1. What was the chief purpose of the formation of the European Union? l

1. What was the chief purpose of the formation of the European Union? l l A. standardized currency B. standardized measure C. consolidated trade power D. reduction of tariffs

2. The pyramids of the Aztec Empire have often been compared to the ziggurats

2. The pyramids of the Aztec Empire have often been compared to the ziggurats of Mesopotamia. What was the chief use of the pyramids for the Aztec? l l A. government centers B. temples C. market centers D. tombs

3. The Roman Empire unified a large part of Europe. After the fall of

3. The Roman Empire unified a large part of Europe. After the fall of the Roman Empire, what developed in much of these lands? l l A. trade guilds B. romance languages C. feudal manor economy D. church reform

4. Which country most closely mirrors the free-marked economy of the United States? l

4. Which country most closely mirrors the free-marked economy of the United States? l l A. Argentina B. Cuba C. the former Soviet Union D. Canada

5. What country do we associate with Aborigines with? l l A. New Zealand

5. What country do we associate with Aborigines with? l l A. New Zealand B. Fiji C. Papua New Guinea D. Australia

6. During World War II, the Australian leader formed a strong alliance with the

6. During World War II, the Australian leader formed a strong alliance with the leader of l l A. Germany B. the United States C. Italy D. Japan

7. Where is the Atacama Desert, one of the driest places on Earth, located?

7. Where is the Atacama Desert, one of the driest places on Earth, located? l l A. Mexico B. Chile C. Brazil D. Cuba

8. Australia is becoming a leading economic power in the Pacific Rim region. Which

8. Australia is becoming a leading economic power in the Pacific Rim region. Which of the following BEST describes Australia’s economic system? l l A. command B. mixed C. seasonal D. traditional

9. Which World War II leader could be described as a fascist? l l

9. Which World War II leader could be described as a fascist? l l A. Benito Mussolini B. Winston Churchill C. Joseph Stalin D. Franklin D. Roosevelt

10. What is the national currency of Mexico? l l A. dollar B. peseta

10. What is the national currency of Mexico? l l A. dollar B. peseta C. peso D. donero

11. What prompted the loosening of controls on Poland’s government by the Soviet Union

11. What prompted the loosening of controls on Poland’s government by the Soviet Union in the 19080 s? l l A. labor strikes B. civil war C. raging inflation D. German invasions

12. What country is Australia’s government modeled after? l l A. Great Britain B.

12. What country is Australia’s government modeled after? l l A. Great Britain B. the United States C. New Zealand D. France

13. One of the immediate results of the Industrial Revolution was urbanization. This means

13. One of the immediate results of the Industrial Revolution was urbanization. This means that l l A. people move to the city. B. people move to the country. C. people work in small shops. D. people work in factories.

14. The Maori people are the indigenous people of which country? l l A.

14. The Maori people are the indigenous people of which country? l l A. Australia B. Papua New Guinea C. New Zealand D. Samoa

15. What city is the English-speaking capital of Canada? l l A. Ottawa B.

15. What city is the English-speaking capital of Canada? l l A. Ottawa B. Montreal C. Victoria D. Alberta

16. What would be an investment in capital goods? l l A. worker education

16. What would be an investment in capital goods? l l A. worker education B. union benefits C. management D. new machinery

17. Which concept would a loan officer be most involved with? l l A.

17. Which concept would a loan officer be most involved with? l l A. investing B. interest C. income D. savings

18. The destruction of the Berlin Wall signified the beginning of the reunification of

18. The destruction of the Berlin Wall signified the beginning of the reunification of Germany. Which phrase is NOT a benefit of reunification? l l A. combined economic power of East and West Germany B. political power in Europe C. reunification of a generation of families D. the poor economy of East Germany

19. Which Renaissance scientist tested his gravity theory with an apple? l l A.

19. Which Renaissance scientist tested his gravity theory with an apple? l l A. Galileo Galilei B. Leonardo da Vinci C. Issac Newton D. Nicolaus Copernicus

20. The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy. Which British official is the governmental

20. The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy. Which British official is the governmental equivalent to the president of the United States? l l A. prime minister B. queen C. crown prince D. barrister