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Which of the following events of World History marked the beginning of the Second World War?

A) Invasion of Poland by German armies B) Occupation of Latvia , Estonia and Lithuania by the soviet Union
C) War against Finland declared by the USSR D) The period of 'Phoney war"

Answer:   A) Invasion of Poland by German armies



Explanation:

On 1 september 1939 German armies marched into poland. On 3 September Britain and France declared war on Germany.Thus the invasion of poland marked the beginning of the Second World War. The German armies completed the conquest of poland in less than three weeks as no aid reached poland. In spite of the declaration of war, however, there was little actual fighting for many months. Therefore, the war during the period from  september 1939 to April 1940 when germany invaded Narway and Denmark is known as the "Phoney War"

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What was true about the progressive movement?

A) Women left traditional roles to become active in reform during the Progressive Movement. B) Members were essentially rural
C) progressives held no issues in common with populist movement D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Women left traditional roles to become active in reform during the Progressive Movement.

Explanation:

The Progressive Era took place in the US from the 1890s to the1920s. The movement was an effort to reform the government andeliminate the corruption within it. Social activists also wanted toreform the educational system, the insurance industry, thechurches, and many other things they felt were out of control, andnot working in the best interests of the citizens.

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What came after the Edwardian era?

Answer

The Edwardian era (1901-1914) is the last period in British history to be named after the monarch who reigned over it. Although Edward VII reigned from 1901 to 1910 to be succeeded by George V, the Edwardian period is generally considered to have ended at the outbreak of the First World War in 1914.

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What fields did progressives aim to reform?

A) workplace conditions B) education
C) government D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All of the above

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The agricultural revolution led to the need for organized

A) greenhouse gas reform B) government
C) pest control D) technological reform
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) government

Explanation:

The Agricultural Revolution led to the need for more organized civilizations and societies i,e government.

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What event prompted the formation of the first continental congress?

A) The Boston Massacre B) The battles of Lexington and Concord
C) The Boston Tea Party D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) The Boston Tea Party

Explanation:

Before the shots were fired at Lexington and Concord, the colonies made an attempt to settle the concerns and frustrations raised with the Intolerable Acts through debate and discussion. Thus, the First Continental Congress was called to order on September 5th, 1774.

The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the Thirteen Colonies early in the American Revolution. It was called in response to the Intolerable Acts passed by the British Parliament, which the British referred to as the Coercive Acts, with which the British intended to punish Massachusetts for the Boston Tea Party.

 

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Who was involved in the Holocaust?

Answer

Adolf Hitler was involved in the Holocaust.


The Holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah, was a genocide during World War II in which Nazi Germany, aided by its collaborators, systematically murdered approximately 6 million European Jews, around two-thirds of the Jewish population of Europe, between 1941 and 1945.

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What was the goal of the temperance movement?

A) No alcohol B) No tobacco
C) Both A & B D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) No alcohol

Explanation:

The temperance movement of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was an exception in many ways: "Temperance" refers to the moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages.

 

However, in the context of the temperance movement, the term usually indicated complete abstinence, which means drinking no alcohol at all. The goal of the temperance movement in the United States was to make the production and sale of alcohol illegal. Supporters believed that prohibiting alcohol would solve a number of society's problems, making people safer, healthier, and more productive.

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Who claimed Brazil for Portugal?

A) Vasco da Gama B) Ferdinand Magellan
C) Pedro Cabral D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Pedro Cabral

Explanation:

In April 1500, Brazil was claimed by Portugal on the arrival of the Portuguese fleet commanded by Pedro Alvares Cabral.

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