Home › SparkNotes › History Study Guides › Europe 1871-1914 › Test
Get this SparkNote to go!
don't seem to have. Please try a different browser.
Scroll through the page to review your answers. The correct answer is
Your incorrect answers (if any) are highlighted in
If you'd like to take the test over again, click the reset button at the end of the test.
1. Place these events
in chronological order, starting with the earliest.
2. Who wrote Imperialism,
the Highest Stage of Capitalism?
3. Who were the members
of the Triple Alliance?
4. Who were the members
of the Triple Entente?
5. Which of the following
was probably NOT advocated by the new British Labour party?
6. Why did the Liberal
government reacted swiftly to the Labour challenge by implementing
some of Labour's demands?
7. The French Third
Republic was what kind of government?
8. Of what was Alfred
Dreyfus accused in 1894?
9. The Third Balkan
Crisis involved what nations?
10. Why did General
Boulanger's coup attempt fail?
11. Which of the
following was NOT one of the policies the French Third Republic
used to create national identity?
12. When did the
Kulturkampf campaign end in Germany?
13. What is the most
probable reason for the seizure of Egypt and the Suez Canal by Great
14. What is the most
probable reason for the seizure of spheres of influence in China
by any European power?
15. What is the most
probable reason for the seizure of the Philippines by the United
States (from what we discussed)?
16. Who wrote Social
17. Of what nationality
were the first European settlers in South Africa?
18. When the Afrikaners
were forced into the interior by the British, what two states did
19. When did the
Battle of Adowa occur?
20. Which of the
following can be considered an economic benefit of empire?
21. Who took personal
control of the Congo Basin in 1884?
22. What was the
purpose of the Berlin Conference of 1884?
23. Who coined the
phrase "the White Man's burden"?
24. What nation was
the imperial overlord of Namibia?
25. What nation was
the imperial overlord of Ethiopia?
26. What nation was
the imperial overlord of Hong Kong?
27. What nation was
the imperial overlord of Liberia?
28. What nation was
the imperial overlord of Sudan?
29. What nation was
the imperial overlord of Laos?
30. What nation was
the imperial overlord of Eritrea?
31. What nation was
the imperial overlord of Congo Free State?
32. What nation was
the imperial overlord of Philippines?
33. How did Menelik
II manage to maintain the independence of his dominion?
34. What was Britain's
main reason for obtaining Egypt as a colony? Select the best possible
35. Cecil Rhodes
dreamt of ___________ across British territory in Africa.
36. Who led Cecil
Rhodes's attempt to overthrow the Afrikaner government in Transvaal?
37. Which of the
following best describes American policy in Asia during the imperial
38. What sparked
British interest in controlling the Transvaal?
39. In fighting the
Boxer Rebellion, the Boxers sought ___________.
40. By the 1830s,
what was probably Britain's most important crop in world markets?
41. Which of the
following states did NOT have a sphere of influence in China?
42. When did the
Boxer Rebellion occur?
43. Which Western
city became the financial capital of the world during the imperial
44. What was the
central condition of Afrikaner surrender in the Boer War?
45. This period in
history ends with what event in the world?
Liven up your study sesh with one of these playlists!
Enjoy the tunes!
This expertly-crafted playlist is brought to you by
Easy to view on your iPod, phone, or ereader.
Printable. No ads.
Chris Pine and Zoe Saldana heat up the red carpet!
Auntie SparkNotes can help!
Click here for simple, sexy makeup tricks!
See every single look from the Met Gala!
We already dib'sed Genghis Khan.
Travel back in time!
From super cute to super bad!
What do you think?
When you don't look like J-Law.
What did Star Trek get wrong?
Get Our FREE NOOK Reading Apps
When your books and teachers don't make sense, we do.
©2013 SparkNotes LLC, All Rights Reserved