Chapter 21 World History

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Question 1

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The symbolic Absolute Ruler of Spain during the Age of Absolutism is which of the following?
Answer
  • Louis XIV
  • William III
  • Frederick II
  • Phillip II

Question 2

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which of the following countries / empires did the answer to the previous question not fight in a war?
Answer
  • great Britain
  • portugal
  • ottoman empire
  • the netherlands

Question 3

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which of the following artists were NOT associated with the golden age of spain?
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  • el greco
  • rembrandt van rijn
  • diego velazquez
  • miguel de cervantes

Question 4

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where did this ruler of Spain fight in a war where he was trying to prevent the spread of Protestantism?
Answer
  • great britain
  • ottoman empire
  • the netherlands
  • portugal

Question 5

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which of the following reasons is NOT why the Dutch prospered during the Age of Absolutism?
Answer
  • The dutch dominated the spice trade thus replacing the Italians as the largest bankers of Europe
  • The dutch had made money even from simple farm goods such as grain and tulip bulbs
  • the dutch had the largest fleet of ships by 1636 with 4,800 ships
  • the dutch had great absolute monarchs that ruled fairly

Question 6

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which of the following is NOT a reason for the Spanish empire's decline into the 1700s?
Answer
  • inflation with the massive amount of gold and silver coming into spain
  • spanish nobles had to pay too much in taxes and took less of a "royal share"
  • spanish kings borrowed money from foreign banks to fight wars
  • spain loses in wars to multiple European Countries

Question 7

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The symbolic absolute ruler of france during the age of absolutism is which of the following?
Answer
  • Louis XIV
  • Phillip II
  • William III
  • Frederick II

Question 8

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Which of the following is a list which represents where Charles V ruled in the 1500s?
Answer
  • Spain, great britain, central & south america, germany, and austria
  • Spain, portugal, italy, central & south america, germany, and austria
  • Spain, the netherlands, italy, central & south america, germany, and austria
  • Spain, portugal, italy, central & south america, africa, malaysia, india

Question 9

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Which of the following individuals or groups had little to no influence on why Louis XIV was an absolute ruler?
Answer
  • the kings who ruled before Louis XIV
  • church official of France
  • the nobles of France
  • the military of France

Question 10

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Which of the following is a list which represents where Phillip II ruled in the 1500s?
Answer
  • Spain, portugal, italy, central & south america, germany, austria
  • Spain, great britain, central & south america, germany, austria
  • Spain, the netherlands, italy, central & south america, germany, austria
  • Spain, portugal, italy, central & south america, africa, malaysia, india

Question 11

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the intellectual movement in france which says nothing in this world can be known for certain is which of the following?
Answer
  • Colonialism
  • Absolutism
  • Divine Right
  • Skepticism

Question 12

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the person who held the true power and leadership of furnace while Louis XIV was 5 years old until he was 22, was?
Answer
  • cardinal mazarin
  • louis XII
  • cardinal richelieu
  • henry IV

Question 13

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the person who had nobles and Huguenots take down their fortifications in France was which of the following?
Answer
  • cardinal mazarin
  • Louis XIII
  • Cardinal richelieu
  • Henry IV

Question 14

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which of the following symbolically represents Louis XIV's absolutism in France?
Answer
  • his patronization of the arts
  • his palace in versailles
  • his treatment of french nobles
  • all of the above were symbols of his absolutism

Question 15

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the country which has more success in the wars during the Age of Absolutism compared to the others is which country?
Answer
  • spain
  • great britain
  • dutch
  • austria

Question 16

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which of the following are people who were responsible for collecting taxes and administering justice in France?
Answer
  • skeptics
  • intendants
  • nobles
  • cardinals

Question 17

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which of the following people helped to create the "scientific method" in France?
Answer
  • Michael de Montaigne
  • Jean Baptiste Colbert
  • Rene Descartes
  • All of the above

Question 18

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the person who had converted from being a huguenot to catholic to become the king of france was who?
Answer
  • Henry VI
  • Cardinal mazarin
  • Louis XII
  • cardinal richelieu

Question 19

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which of the following countries did this ruler of France not fight in a war?
Answer
  • great britain
  • ottoman empire
  • the netherlands
  • portugal

Question 20

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which of the following people helped to was the best finance minister of his time in France?
Answer
  • Michael de Montaigne
  • Jean Baptiste Colbert
  • Rene Descartes
  • All of the above were great finance ministers

Question 21

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The symbolic absolute ruler of russia during the age of absolutism is which of the following?
Answer
  • james II
  • peter the great
  • federick the great
  • maria theresa

Question 22

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which of the following countries / states belongs to the modern day countries of Poland and Germany today?
Answer
  • bohemia
  • transylvania
  • prussia
  • austria

Question 23

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which of the following countries / empires is not a German Speaking area?
Answer
  • bohemia
  • transylvania
  • prussia
  • austria

Question 24

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which of the following reasons is NOT a reason why the russians were behind Western Europe
Answer
  • the russians were orthodox christian, therefore were not trading with protestant nor catholic european countries
  • the russians were dominated and ruled by the golden horde of the mongolians for centuries
  • the russians had a highly developed colonial empire in Latin America
  • the russians had no warm weather port cities

Question 25

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which of the following is NOT a reason for the English Civil War?
Answer
  • elizabeth I fighting many wars and leaving England in debt
  • James I continuing the debt of England and saying kings were "gods"
  • Charles I dismissing British Parliament, then calling them back, and still not listening to them
  • Charles II waning to Westernize England with a warm weather port, an elite military, and controlling the Boyars

Question 26

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which of the following groups did Ivan IV worry about the most in Russia?
Answer
  • the boyars
  • his foreign generals
  • the serfs
  • foreign invaders

Question 27

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Which of the following individuals or groups lead the "glorious revolution" in english history?
Answer
  • James II
  • James I
  • Charles II
  • William and Mary

Question 28

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which of the following individuals or groups lead the "restoration" in english history?
Answer
  • Charles II
  • James II
  • William and Mary
  • James I

Question 29

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a symbolic absolute ruler of england during the age of absolutism is which of the following?
Answer
  • Charles I
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Ivan IV
  • Frederick the Great

Question 30

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The symbolic absolute ruler of Prussia during the age of absolutism is which of the following?
Answer
  • James II
  • Peter the great
  • Frederick the great
  • Maria theresa

Question 31

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which of the following groups supported the King in the english civil war
Answer
  • the cavaliers
  • the puritans
  • the roundheads
  • the cardinals

Question 32

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the capital of Russia today, as well as before peter the great, is which of the following cities?
Answer
  • st petersburg
  • kiev
  • stalingrad
  • moscow

Question 33

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the capital of russia after peter the great, until 1917, is which of the following cities?
Answer
  • st petersburg
  • kiev
  • stalingrad
  • moscow

Question 34

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Which of the following is the major reason why Central/Eastern Europe (german states, austria, russia) were not as financially successful compared to Western Europe (great britain, france, spain)?
Answer
  • eastern europe was focused on having huge harvests
  • eastern europe countries had flaws such as elected kings and multicultural empires
  • western european powers focused on farming without making new sources of money in the new world
  • western european countries did not fight as many wars and when they did they were not that successful

Question 35

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which of the following people lead the parliament opposition against the english king during the english civil war?
Answer
  • rene descartes
  • oliver cromwell
  • maria theresa
  • jonathan swift

Question 36

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which of the following individuals or groups lead the first "constitutional monarchy" in english history?
Answer
  • Charles II
  • James II
  • William and Mary
  • James I

Question 37

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the ruling family of prussia during the age of absolutism was which of the following families?
Answer
  • the hohenzollerns
  • the stuarts
  • the tutors
  • the hapsburg

Question 38

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the ruling family of austria during the age of absolutism was which of the following families?
Answer
  • the hohenzollerns
  • the romanovs
  • the tutors
  • the hapsburgs

Question 39

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the ruling family of russia, which lasted until 1917, was which of the following families?
Answer
  • the hohenzollerns
  • the romanovs
  • the tutors
  • the hapsburgs

Question 40

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which of the following countries was the country that russia fought for 21 years to finally get their warm weather port from as well was the country that helped defeat Austria in the 30 years war?
Answer
  • finland
  • sweden
  • the netherlands
  • denmark
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