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. The book suggests that African politicians, nationalists, and ________ were left with ambiguous legacies.
(a) Teachers.
(b) Histories.
(c) Economics.
(d) Students.

2. Africans saw the importance and power of European monarchical and ______ traditions and attempted to use them.
(a) Agricultural.
(b) Military.
(c) Economic.
(d) Religious.

3. According to the book _____ is the term used for an offering of gold coins from a subordinate.
(a) Peshkash.
(b) Nazar.
(c) Khelat.
(d) Khan.

4. According to the book, the _______ was responsible for the naming of the queen as the new empress.
(a) British assemblage.
(b) Imperial assemblage.
(c) Royal assemblage.
(d) Noble assemblage.

5. The British turned themselves into insiders by giving their monarch ________ over India.
(a) Ships.
(b) Land.
(c) Sovereignty.
(d) Money.

6. In theory, India was supposed to be maintained as a ______ order, and many saw the integration as a cultural statement.
(a) Communist.
(b) Monastic.
(c) Feudal.
(d) Democratic.

7. According to the book, blacks were taught to mirror English ________ and non-commissioned officers.
(a) Privates.
(b) Politicians.
(c) Lieutenants.
(d) Generals.

8. Cannadine suggests that the British monarchy went through ______ distinct phases as the ceremonial image of the monarchy developed.
(a) Five.
(b) Four.
(c) Three.
(d) Seven.

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

10. According to the book, the committee also intended to impose a British ideal of aristocracy and _______ on the people.
(a) Citizenship.
(b) Communism.
(c) Democracy.
(d) Religion.

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

12. According to the book, royal ceremonials may have been an expression of national _______.
(a) Self-confidence.
(b) Ignorance.
(c) Arrogance.
(d) Doubt.

13. In the first period, the power that the monarchs wielded made grand ceremonies _______ as did royal unpopularity.
(a) A spectacular media event.
(b) Necessary.
(c) Fitting.
(d) Unacceptable.

14. The author derides the British media for thinking the rituals are over ______ years old when in fact they are relatively new.
(a) 500.
(b) 100.
(c) 1000.
(d) 50.

15. During the third period, the royal rituals helped to comfort people during times of _______.
(a) Starvation.
(b) Change.
(c) Plenty.
(d) Winter.

Short Answer Questions

1. Tribal African rulers used attitudes derived from neo-traditional monarchy to legitimize ______.

2. David Cannadine suggests that ____ aspects of ritual, performance and context deserve study.

3. According to the book, the central figure of the assemblage ceremony was Lord Lytton, the _______.

4. According to the book, much of European invented tradition arose in the last ________ years of the nineteenth century.

5. At the beginning of Chapter Four, the author notes that few heads of state are more popular than _______.

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