731.Why was geography important during the Cuban missile crisis?
A. The communist government took over American businesses on the island.
B. The island is located just 90 miles from the coast of Florida.
C.The Soviets gave financial aid to the communist government of Cuba.
D.The Bay of Pigs invasion failed to overthrow Castro.

732.Which of the following contributed the MOST to the fall of the Soviet Union?
A. President Nixon’s policy of détente
B. the collapse of a flawed economic system
C. the United States boycott of the 1980 Olympics
D. the destruction of the Berlin Wall

733.The Axis powers in World War II did not include:
A. Germany
B. The Soviet Union
C. Italy
D. None of these

734.The weakness of the League of Nations was revealed when Italy invaded
A. Ethiopia.
B. Libya.
C. Egypt.
D. Spain.
E. Greece.

735.The naval armaments of the major world powers were significantly reduced
A. at the Washington Disarmament Conference of 1921.
B. in the Kellogg-Briand Pact.
C. by the Treaty of Versailles.
D. by the Eurasian Naval Agreement of 1926.
E. by the Pact of Paris.

736.During World War II, Germany, Italy, and Japan were collectively known as the _______ powers.
A. Allied
B. Axis
C. Independent
D. Sovereign
E. Coalition

737.The Fascist dictator of Italy was
A. Francisco Franco.
B. Antonio Gramsci.
C. Adolfo Colavita.
D. Fiorello LaGuardia.
E. Benito Mussolini.

738.Which Washington Conference treaty pledged to uphold the Open Door policy?
A. Four Power Treaty
B. Five Power Treaty
C. Nine Power Treaty
D. Kellogg-Briand Pact
E. Camp David Treaty

739.The United States’ response to Japan’s invasion of Manchuria was
A. to refuse to recognize Japan’s seizure of the territory.
B. to blockade Japanese ports until Japan removed its forces.
C. to sever diplomatic relations with Japan.
D. to embargo all trade with Japan.
E. declare war on Japan.

740.In 1931, the illusion of peace was shattered by the Japanese invasion of
A. Korea.
B. Malaysia.
C. Philippines.
D. Manchuria.
E. Siberia.

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