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Tenth Grade (Grade 10) Social Studies Questions

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Grade 10 French Revolution
In order to rule France more effectively, Napoleon created a comprehensive set of laws called
  1. the Continental System.
  2. Napoleonic Code.
  3. Napoleon's Law.
  4. Legitimacy.
Grade 10 Enlightenment
Grade 10 Reconstruction
In the Compromise of 1877 that ended Reconstruction, Republicans agreed to
  1. withdraw federal troops from the South.
  2. support the Black Codes.
  3. award the presidency to Democrat Samuel Tilden.
  4. accept the Supreme Court decision in Dred Scott v. Sanford.
Grade 10 WWII
What does V-J Day commemorate?
  1. Victory over Japan in World War II
  2. Victory in the Korean War
  3. Victory in the Vietnam War
  4. Victory in the Cold War
Grade 10 French Revolution
At the Congress of Vienna, the governments of Europe reacted to the French Revolution and the rule of Napoleon by attempting to
  1. restore old regimes to power.
  2. spread the idea of democracy.
  3. encourage nationalist movements.
  4. promote European free trade.
Grade 10 WWII
Which two atomic bombs were dropped on Japan before V-J Day, leading to their surrender?
  1. Little Boy and Fat Man
  2. Trinity and Bravo
  3. Hiroshima and Nagasaki
  4. Tsar Bomba and Castle Bravo
Grade 10 Renaissance and Reformation
Who is known as the "Father of Humanism"?
  1. More
  2. Dante
  3. Petrarch
  4. Boccaccio
Grade 10 WWII
Which country did not celebrate V-J Day as a national holiday?
  1. United States
  2. Australia
  3. United Kingdom
  4. Japan
Grade 10 WWII
Which Allied nation's leader famously announced Japan's surrender on V-J Day?
  1. Winston Churchill (United Kingdom)
  2. Joseph Stalin (Soviet Union)
  3. Franklin D. Roosevelt (United States)
  4. Harry S. Truman (United States)
Grade 10 WWII
Which three countries were the primary participants in the Potsdam Conference?
  1. United States, Soviet Union, and Germany
  2. United States, Soviet Union, and France
  3. United States, Soviet Union, and United Kingdom
  4. United States, Soviet Union, and Japan
Grade 10 WWII
What was the main purpose of the Potsdam Conference held in 1945?
  1. To discuss the post-war occupation and administration of Germany
  2. To negotiate a peace treaty between the Allied powers and Japan
  3. To establish a framework for the United Nations
  4. To discuss the rebuilding of war-ravaged European countries
Grade 10 Colonial Period
Grade 10 French Revolution
What was the name of Napoleon's law reforms, based on the ideals of the French Revolution, that gave France a single set of laws?
  1. Declaration of the Rights of Man
  2. Continental System
  3. Concordat of 1801
  4. Napoleonic Code
Grade 10 WWII
What was the significance of the evacuation of Dunkirk?
  1. It marked the end of World War II.
  2. It resulted in the complete defeat of the German forces.
  3. It boosted morale and demonstrated British determination.
  4. It led to the formation of a new allied alliance.
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