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  1. The Indian Congress Party
    was initially loyal to the British rulers and primarily concerned with interests of the Indian elite.
  2. Which of the following statements concerning British administration of India in the last decades of the nineteenth century is most accurate?
    British emphasis on the production of cash crops such as jute, cotton, and indigo led to shortages of food production in India.
  3. Who was the first Indian leader to enjoy a genuine mass following?
    B. G. Tilak
  4. Which of the following was NOT part of the militant nationalism Tilak proposed?
    more administrative positions within the British Raj for qualified Indians
  5. In the first decade of the twentieth century, what group dominated the leadership of the Indian Congress Party?
    Western-educated Indians
  6. The Morley-Minto reforms of 1909
    provided educated Indians with expanded opportunities to elect local and all-India councils.
  7. What incident permitted the British occupation of Egypt in 1882?
    the Orabi revolt
  8. Lord Cromer introduced all of the following reforms into Egypt in the first decades of the twentieth century EXCEPT
    Home Rule.
  9. Prior to World War I, what was the primary difference between the Egyptian and the Indian nationalist movements?
    In India a single political party dominated the nationalist movement, but in Egypt a variety of rival parties proliferated.
  10. Which of the following statements correctly describes India's national leaders' position regarding support of the British in World War I?
    Nationalist leaders, including Gandhi and Tilak, toured India selling British war bonds.
  11. What piece of legislation placed severe restrictions on key Indian civil rights in 1919?
    the Rowlatt Act
  12. Which statement concerning Gandhi is NOT accurate?
    He was the first of the great liberators to spring from the ranks of the peasants.
  13. Which of the following contributed to increased tension in Europe just before World War I?
    all of the answers are correct
  14. The event that triggered the outbreak of World War I was the
    assassination of the Austrian Archduke by a Serbian nationalist.
  15. Which of the following statements is NOT correct?
    On the Italian front, Italy faced the more numerous but poorly organized Russians.
  16. Which of the following was NOT a feature of the war on European homefronts between 1914 and 1919?
    Strict government regulation prevented material shortages and famine.
  17. During World War I Japan
    profited by seizing German colonies in Asia.
  18. The Balfour Declaration
    promised British support for a Jewish state in the Middle East.
  19. Which of the following was NOT included in the final set of treaties that ended World War I?
    Russia was rewarded for its service to the Allies by the grant of substantial territories in Poland and the Baltic republics.
  20. Which nation did not participate in the League of Nations at the time of its formation?
    the United States

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