Flashcards in Test 12 - Final Exam Deck (76):
God chose who to become the father of the nation of Israel.
Who succeeded Boris Yeltsin as President of Russia?
With which statement would Ronald Reagan disagree:
Budgets should be balanced.
Free trade and business boost the economy.
More government control is necessary.
Take a strong stand against Communism.
More government control is necessary.
Who was the last great Assyrian king that collected a library of 100,000 cuneiform tablets?
The English author ____ is perhaps the greatest author of all time.
Who is the "Father of Modern Missions"?
Which oil-rich kingdom did Saddam Hussein order an invasion of in 1990?
What communist leader ruled Yugoslavia immediately after WWII?
The blind Greek poet ____ was credited for creating the epics Iliad and the Odyssey.
Who was the last czar of Russia before the Communists took over?
Slobodan Milosevic was responsible for _____ in Bosnia & Kosovo.
What year was the Panama Canal turned over to the Panamanians?
What does "jihad" mean?
Nelson Mandela was the first black president of
Who wrote the classic Fifth Symphony?
What Renaissance artist painted the Mona Lisa?
Leonardo da Vinci
What are the approximate dates for the Middle Ages?
A.D. 500 - A.D. 1500
What group did Osama bin Laden direct in the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001?
Which countries were affected by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)?
Mexico, USA, Canada
Who was the American President during Operation Desert Storm?
George HW Bush
Hugh Capet's coronation as king is viewed as the beginning of the _____ nation.
In what country did the USA believe Osama bin Laden was hiding?
Which English king broke with the Roman church, setting off the English Reformation?
When did Martin Luther post the Ninety-five Theses, sparking the Protestant Reformation?
What country was forced to give up land and the ability to protect itself in the Oslo Accords?
led ground forces in Persian Gulf War
Greek conqueror of Persia and most of the known world
great Frankish king crowned "Emperor of the Romans"
man whose assassination sparked WWI
conquered the Aztecs
led war elephants across Alps to invade Italy
Kim-Jong Il was the leader of ________. He died, & now the leader is his young son, Kim-Jong Un
The 2 countries that signed the Good Neighborliness & Friendly Cooperation was
Russia & China
In 1997 what island country reverted back to the Chinese.
Intifada means _____/
Who invented the World Wide Web.
William the Conqueror invaded _____ in 1066.
Vladimir Lenin led a Bolshevik revolt and established a Communist state in _____.
The _____ Protocol requires member nations to reduce greenhouse emissions.
The famous drawing Praying Hands was done by
Who was the first Roman emperor to persecute Christians?
Nelson Mandela's disciple
first President of Mexico for the National Action Party
Vincente Fox Quesada
member of the Ba'ath Party
former president of Iran
Palestinian Prime Minister
former Israeli Prime Minister
dictator who relinquished power to his brother
falsely promised a reduction of terrorism against Israel
former leader of Venezuela (died in 2013)
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan assassinated in 2007
What is the Egyptian process of preserving dead bodies called?
Who led American troops in Operation Iraqi Freedom?
What is the legal and moral code of Islam called?
What is the common name for Avian influenza?
What did Johann Gutenberg invent c. 1440?
movable-type printing press
What is the more passive branch of Islam called that follows the Orthodox tradition?
What hurricane claimed over 1,300 lives in MS & LA?
Who was appointed commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution?
What was the Nazi-planned murder of millions of Jews called?
division of society in India
original inhabitants of Australia
putting man in place of or above God
The god of Islam is named
The Spanish Armada was defeated by the _____ navy in 1588.
____ became the 3rd nation to send a man into space.
Biofuel combined with regular gasoline is called
Who built the Palace of Versailles.
______ emphasizes the saving, preserving, and restoring of natural resources. (regardless of the effects on the ability of people to make a living)
The religious document by environmentalists containing 16 principles is called the
_____ is a movement to unite the world through an economic, political, and religious system.
First Lady ______ supported a national health care plan.
The former states of Yugoslavia signed a program of peace called the