NAME

Question types


Start with


Question limit

of 15 available terms

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads
Print test

5 Written questions

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Alliances of corporations and banks that dominate the Japanese economy.
  2. A change in the rates of population growth. Before the transition, both birth and death rates are high, resulting in a slowly growing population; then the death rate drops but the birth rate remains high, causing a population explosion.
  3. Eighteenth-century English intellectual who warned that population growth threatened future generations because, in his view, population growth would always outstrip increases in agricultural production.
  4. During the Cold War, local or regional wars in which the superpowers armed, trained, and financed the combatants.
  5. Members of a leftist coalition that overthrew the Nicaraguan dictatorship of Anastasia Somoza in 1979 and attempted to install a socialist economy. The United States financed armed opposition by the Contras. The Sandinistas lost national elections in 1990.

5 True/False questions

  1. Ayatollah Ruhollah KhomeiniSocialist politician elected president of Chile in 1970 and overthrown by the military in 1973. He died during the military attack.

          

  2. Deng XiaopingPolicy of 'openness' that was the centerpiece of Mikhail Gorbachev's efforts to liberalize communism in the Soviet Union.

          

  3. Salvador AllendeSocialist politician elected president of Chile in 1970 and overthrown by the military in 1973. He died during the military attack.

          

  4. Dirty WarWar waged by the Argentine military (1976-1982) against leftist groups. Characterized by the use of illegal imprisonment, torture, and executions by the military.

          

  5. perestroikaAlliances of corporations and banks that dominate the Japanese economy.

          

Create Set