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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Ideology: Secular.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In what way does Hobsbawm say the world of 1789 was bigger than today?
(a) Hobsbawm says that much of the Earth was still unexplored.
(b) Hobsbawm says that distances seemed much bigger than today.
(c) Hobsbawm says that the population was bigger than today.
(d) Hobsbawm says that people were bigger than today.
2. Where did Russia expand its relationships after the French Revolution?
(d) The Caucasus.
3. What happened that fostered nationalist movements in the Balkans?
(a) Greeks began to flee to the Balkans to get away from the fighting in Greece.
(b) The Turks invaded, uniting the Balkan states against them.
(c) The Greeks attained independence and fixed borders.
(d) The Russians opened trade with the Balkan areas.
4. Why does Hobsbawm say that the Industrial Revolution could only have happened in England?
(a) Becaue only Britain had the commercial strength and social conditions for it.
(b) Because the rest of the continent was consumed in war.
(c) Because the Industrial Revolution required a cooler climate.
(d) Because agriculture thrived in England's moister climate.
5. How did Hobsbawm characterize the change in the way that people related to the land, and the way land was related to the economy?
(a) As the most lucrative development of the period.
(b) As the least forgivable development of the period.
(c) As the least recognized phenomenon of the period.
(d) As the most catastrophic phenomenon of the period.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what way, in Hobsbawm's account, did the nobility use religion?
2. Where, according to Hobsbawm, did a national movement come from the masses?
3. What came to an end in 1830, according to Hobsbawm?
4. What did the land have to be turned into before it could be developed economically, in Hobsbawm's opinion?
5. What was Robespierre's role in the Reign of Terror?
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