1. Europe’s Thirty Years’ War was popularly known as
a. a war of economy.
b. a war of religion.
c. a war of power.
d. a war of commerce.
e. a war of reform.
2. Regarding the Treaty of Westphalia, all but which of these is factual?
a. It politically recognized the Swiss Confederacy (Switzerland) as independent.
b. It politically recognized the United Provinces of Holland as independent.
c. It accomplished the preparation for the politics in Europe to become secularized.
d. It provided for reparations to France, which had undergone severe war damages.
e. It was met with opposition by the Pope, but it was nonetheless signed.
3. Which of the following statements is correct regarding the Austro-Hungarian Empire after 1648?
a. The Austro-Hungarian Empire shared postwar stability and homogeneity with Prussia.
b. The Austro-Hungarian Empire had military forces known for functioning smoothly after the war.
c. Following the war, the Austro-Hungarian Empire presided over a significant number of Muslims.
d. After the war, the Austro-Hungarian Empire included various languages and cultural groups.
e. After the war, the Austro-Hungarian Empire included various religious and political groups.
4. Which statement is true regarding the political philosophies of Thomas Hobbes, Bishop Bossuet, Cardinal Richelieu, and John Locke?
a. Hobbes, Bossuet, and Richelieu disagreed with Locke on the right to rule a country.
b. The English, Hobbes and Locke, disagreed with the French, Bossuet and Richelieu.
c. Hobbes and Richelieu concurred and were opposed to Bossuet and Locke who agreed with each other.
d. Hobbes, Bossuet, Richelieu, and Locke all agreed about what gave the right to rule.
e. Hobbes, Bossuet, Richelieu, and Locke each disagreed individually about this issue.
5. Which of these statements is not accurate concerning events between 1640 and 1660 surrounding the English Civil War?
a. Parliament’s army led by Oliver Cromwell defeated King Charles I’s army.
b. Following a victory, Puritans eliminated all Presbyterians from Parliament.
c. The Rump Parliament annihilated the monarchy and the House of Lords.
d. King Charles I was executed the same year the monarchy was wiped out.
e. All of these statements are accurate regarding events surrounding the English Civil War.
6. Which of the following statements is incorrect regarding England’s Glorious Revolution?
a. One outcome of this revolution was the crowning of William and Mary as leaders.
b. One outcome of the revolution was Parliament’s writing an English Bill of Rights.
c. One reason that this revolution occurred was fighting between Whigs and Tories.
d. One reason that this revolution was called “glorious” was its minimal casualties.
e. The English Bill of Rights influenced America’s Constitution and Bill of Rights.
7. What did Peter the Great of Russia not do with respect to the West in the late 1600s?
a. He influenced Russia’s government officers and upper class to speak in the French language.
b. He influenced Russia’s government officers and upper class to wear more Western fashions.
c. He influenced wealthy Russians to import Western art and educate their children in Europe.
d. He extended the already strong influences Russia had been deriving from Western cultures.
e. He built a new capital, St. Petersburg, and established state control over the Orthodox Church.
8. Which of the following statements is not true regarding the Huguenots?
a. The policies of King Louis XIV caused many Huguenots to leave France.
b. The Huguenots were French Catholics who were driven out by Protestants.
c. Many Huguenots who left France settled in England, helping its economy.
d. Many Huguenots who left France settled in Prussia, boosting its economy.
e. Huguenots settling in the USA contributed to the ancestry of 11 presidents.
9. Of these English words or names, which set is not a legacy of the Dutch Republic and language?
a. Manhattan, Harlem, Brooklyn, Yankees
b. boss, coleslaw, waffle
c. Santa Claus, cookie, bundle
d. knapsack, cruise, skate
e. All of these words come from Dutch.
10. Which of these statements is inaccurate regarding the Dutch Republic in the 17th century?
a. The Dutch Republic was centrally governed by its strongest province, Holland.
b. During the 17th century, the Dutch had great naval and economic world powers.
c. At that time, the Dutch were trading in Asia, Africa, North America and the Caribbean.
d. Religious tolerance and the Dutch Golden Age in artwork were hallmarks of the time.
e. Amsterdam was a world banking center; Grotius and others formed the center of international free trade.