The Invention of Tradition Test | Final Test - Easy

Eric Hobsawm and Terence Ranger
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Tribal African rulers used attitudes derived from neo-traditional monarchy to legitimize ______.
(a) The slave trade.
(b) Subservience.
(c) Power.
(d) The economy.

2. Europeans responded to the changes by ______ some of the practices and leaving others alone.
(a) Ossifying.
(b) Abstracting.
(c) Expanding.
(d) Eliminating.

3. As a reward for their loyalty to the British, several Indians were given all of the following titles except ______.
(a) Khelat.
(b) Nawab.
(c) Raja.
(d) Rai Sahib.

4. The book states that blacks were taught ______ through monarchical traditions.
(a) Partialization.
(b) Domination.
(c) Co-creation.
(d) Subordination.

5. According to the book, African ______ and intellectuals used neo-traditions to enhance their own power.
(a) Peasants.
(b) Chiefs.
(c) Proletariat.
(d) Diplomats.

6. The aspects of ritual dance and performance to be studied include all of the following except ______.
(a) Political power of the monarch.
(b) The attitude of the media.
(c) The aesthetic sensibility of the people.
(d) The self-image of the nation.

7. The English were not the only ones to used monarchical traditions. The ______ also used them.
(a) French.
(b) Germans.
(c) Italians.
(d) Americans.

8. There were several ideas for merging the two cultures ritually. One of the experiments had to do with using the anthem "God Save the _____".
(a) King.
(b) Queen.
(c) Empress.
(d) Emperor.

9. The activities that surrounded the assemblage were scheduled to last for _______ weeks.
(a) Eight.
(b) Six.
(c) Two.
(d) Four.

10. At the end of the third period, Cannadine suggests there was a high level of _______ exploitation and commemoration.
(a) Commercial.
(b) Religious.
(c) Racist.
(d) Political.

11. The author states that the last great ceremony in the third period was _________ coronation in 1953.
(a) Queen Elizabeth I's.
(b) Queen Elizabeth II's.
(c) King Edward VII's.
(d) King George VI's.

12. One process the Europeans used was to spread the norms of _______ and attach them to various occupations.
(a) Hostility.
(b) Tradecraft.
(c) Gentility.
(d) Aggression.

13. Unlike India, Africa did not have an organized form of state rule and thus the Europeans had to use _______ ideology.
(a) Hierarchical.
(b) Monarchical.
(c) Matriarchal.
(d) Patriarchal.

14. Whites allowed some blacks to join the _______ and then employed European invented traditions to exercise power.
(a) Guilds.
(b) Ruling class.
(c) Shipwright class.
(d) Peasant class.

15. According to the book, _______ and transport innovation made accenting grandeur even easier for royal ceremonies.
(a) Phone.
(b) Location.
(c) Music.
(d) Church.

Short Answer Questions

1. _______ was spread by the colonial powers in Africa, forming a new cultural system.

2. Africans saw the importance and power of European monarchical and ______ traditions and attempted to use them.

3. The third period began at the end of ________ and lasted until the coronation of Queen Elizabeth in 1953.

4. In 1877, Queen _______ was crowned Empress of India, effectively removing the last vestiges of power from the Mughal Empire.

5. The author states that there were some _______ Indians and Europeans located in camps around the ceremony area.

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