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Multiple Choice

This activity contains 36 questions.

Question 1.
Which of the following was NOT an aspect of imperialism in the period following European industrialization?

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Question 2.
Which of the following groups were MOST responsible for the early stages of colonization in Java?

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Question 3.
In what way was the intrusion of the British East India Company in India similar to the Dutch entry into Java?

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Question 4.
In what year did the British East India Company win the critical Battle of Plassey?

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Question 5.
The bulk of the territories that the British East India Company ruled directly were administered through the three

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Question 6.
Which of the following statements concerning the Indian resistance to British colonialism is MOST accurate?

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Question 7.
The intrusion of Europeans into early colonial society

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Question 8.
Nabobs were

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Question 9.
Lord Cornwallis

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Question 10.
What was the MOST critical issue for reformers in the 1830s?

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Question 11.
What nation dominated overseas trade and imperial advance in the first half of the nineteenth century?

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Question 12.
Which of the following nations did not enter the competitive race for colonial empire and industrial supremacy after 1870?

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Question 13.
Which of the following statements is MOST accurate?

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Question 14.
By 1914, the only independent nation in Southeast Asia was

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Question 15.
Which of the following definitions most accurately defines the term “White Dominions”?

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Question 16.
Which of the following is an example of a “contested settler colony”?

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Question 17.
What was one of the greatest changes in relationships between European colonizers and indigenous populations after 1870?

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Question 18.
Which of the following statements concerning the internal economies of the European colonies is MOST accurate?

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Question 19.
French influence in India terminated by the end of the eighteenth century because of

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Question 20.
The serious rebellion against British domination in India that broke out in 1857 was called the __________ Rebellion.

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Question 21.
After 1857, the British official ruling in India was called the

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Question 22.
The British East India Company, besides making economic gains,

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Question 23.
Ultimately, the control of India in the nineteenth century was vested in

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Question 24.
The British introduced all of the following reforms in India during the nineteenth century EXCEPT the

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Question 25.
As a result of the Indian Mutiny in 1857,

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Question 26.
After 1857, the administrative language of India became

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Question 27.
Which statement best characterizes government in India after 1857?

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Question 28.
One of the prime factors serving to bring unity to the subcontinent was

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Question 29.
In India, under British rule,

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Question 30.
India gave Britain all but which one of the following?

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Question 31.
In terms of British influences on India, it is an ironic fact that

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Question 32.
Which of the following countries was NOT active in Southeast Asia from 1800-1914?

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Question 33.
Which of the following Indochinese nations maintained its independence in the face of the French advance?

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Question 34.
One of the most important forces drawing France back into Indochina in the mid-nineteenth century was

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Question 35.
The Dutch culture system

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Question 36.
During their activities in Southeast Asia before 1914 the Dutch

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