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Global Politics: Chapter Three

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the 'Submit my answers' button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:

a) Egypt
b) Iran
c) Iraq
d) Ethiopia
e) Jordan

Question 2:

a) Party politics
b) Military
c) Legal system
d) Police force
e) Fast cars

Question 3:

a) Mesopotamia
b) Babylon
c) Jericho
d) Jerusalem
e) Algeria

Question 4:

a) They acted as mediators between the gods and their own subjects.
b) Their legitimacy was derived from the myth that they were designated the gods’ representatives on earth.
c) They operated a dynastic kingdom.
d) Both b and c.
e) All of the above.

Question 5:

a) Egyptian
b) Greek
c) Assyrian
d) Persian
e) Both c and d.

Question 6:

a) Palestinian
b) Greek
c) Syrian
d) Ottoman
e) Arabian

Question 7:

a) The Treaty of Europe
b) The Greek city-states
c) The modern Olympic Games
d) Information technology
e) Philosophers and great thinkers

Question 8:

a) Polis
b) Courts
c) Divisions
d) Assemblies
e) Civil Societies

Question 9:

a) It was a direct democracy.
b) Decisions about declaration of and participation in war were popularly decided.
c) Citizenship was limited.
d) Both a and b.
e) All of the above.

Question 10:

a) Lack of a standing army
b) Lack of reputable academic institutions
c) Lack of a clear, agreed-upon body of laws to govern the behaviour of individual city-states
d) Lack of a Head of State
e) None of the above.

Question 11:

a) Each individual city-state maintained its independence and did not become part of any overarching or super-state political association.
b) Greek city-states adopted forms of diplomacy, treaties, standards of conduct, and principles of war.
c) Agreed-upon principles of war stipulated that battles would be fought only during the regular campaigning season.
d) Wanton destruction of property was not permitted and non-combatants could not be hurt intentionally.
e) All of the above.

Question 12:

a) Aristotle
b) Machiavelli
c) Alexander the Great
d) Henry IV
e) Plato

Question 13:

a) Roman
b) British
c) American
d) Soviet
e) Chinese

Question 14:

a) It was imperialist.
b) It was expansionist.
c) It was ruthless.
d) Roman imperial civilization blended Greek and Persian elements.
e) All the above.

Question 15:

a) Julius Ceasar
b) Alexander the Great
c) Mark Anthony
d) General Charles de Gaulle
e) Dennis Brutus

Question 16:

a) An Arabic civilization that stretched from the Middle East and Persia to North Africa and the Iberian Peninsula.
b) A Byzantine civilization in Constantinople that was united under the Christian religion.
c) The rest of the European area that was formerly under Rome.
d) A and b only.
e) All of the above.

Question 17:

a) Islam
b) Catholicism
c) Judaism
d) Protestantism
e) Pentecostalism

Question 18:

a) John the Baptist
b) Napoleon the Great
c) Martin Luther
d) The Queen of Sheba
e) King George of England

Question 19:

a) Concert of Europe
b) Treaty of Westphalia
c) European Union
d) League of Nations
e) United Nations

Question 20:

a) globalization
b) regionalism
c) decolonization
d) industrialization
e) reintegration