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New Imperialism Questions - All Grades

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Grade 9 New Imperialism
Which of the following were reasons for imperialism?
  1. "White man's burden"
  2. Economic motive
  3. Nationalism
  4. All of the above are correct
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Grade 10 New Imperialism
How did Social Darwinism affect the spread of European imperialism?
  1. It decreased because Europeans felt their Christian beliefs would be against imperialism.
  2. It increased because Europeans wanted raw materials and markets for their products.
  3. It increased due to the belief that superior groups could dominate inferior ones.
Grade 10 New Imperialism
Why did the British government consider control of Egypt critical to the British Empire?
  1. It meant control of valuable historical landmarks.
  2. It meant control of the Nile River in order to extend into the African interior.
  3. It meant control of the Suez Canal in order to have quicker access to colonies in the empire.
Grade 8 New Imperialism
What was the main goal of the Boxer Rebellion?
  1. To make boxing the national sport of China.
  2. To expel all foreigners from China.
  3. To ensure China was the main producer of boxes for the world.
  4. There was no Boxer Rebellion. It was a hoax.
Grade 10 New Imperialism
Why was the location of the Suez Canal most important to the British during this era?
  1. The canal gave them quicker access to colonies in Africa and Asia.
  2. The canal brought them money to acquire resources from Africa.
  3. The canal kept Middle Eastern nations from declaring war on Britain.
Grade 9 New Imperialism
Grade 10 New Imperialism
What is Imperialism?
  1. Owning your own country
  2. Taking over a country
  3. Buying a Happy Meal
  4. Getting this question wrong
Grade 5 New Imperialism
How did Lin Zexu attempt to wipe out the opium problem?
  1. He sent out orders for sixty Chinese opium merchants to be thrown in jail.
  2. He threatened to close all Chinese ports forever unless every ship in Canton handed over all their opium
  3. He threatened to arrest and put to death any British merchant found trading opium.
  4. all of the above
Grade 8 New Imperialism
The main issue of the Russo-Japanese War was:
  1. Russians didn't like Japanese food.
  2. Japan refused to allow Russians to enter Japan.
  3. trading privileges in the Chinese province of Manchuria.
Grade 9 New Imperialism
Which of the following was NOT an economic motive for imperialism?
  1. Cheap raw materials from overseas colonies were needed to sustain industrialization
  2. Overseas colonies offered markets for manufactured goods
  3. Overseas colonies offered a haven for the settlement of surplus populations
  4. European and American industry needed more sources of coal
  5. All were economic motives for imperialism
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