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Quiz on the Unification of Italy and Germany

The following questions are based on two articles: The Unification of Italy and The Unification of Germany.
1. What is the belief that a state or country should include the people of a common culture, language, and history called?
Unitarianism
Utilitarianism
Socialism
Nationalism

2. Before the unification of Italy, what was the leading state in the region?
Parma
Rome
Piedmont
Sicily

3. Who was the premier of this leading state who helped to unify Italy?
Camillo Cavour
Mazzini
Giuseppe Verde
Benito Mussolini

4. What outside power helped the premier to take Lombardy away from Austria?
Britain
France
Russia
Prussia

5. What general conquered Sicily and made himself dictator of the region?
Mazinni
Beccaria
Garibaldi
Count Ciano

6. To whom did he surrender his dictatorial powers?
King Victor Emmanuel II
Camillo Cavour
Umberto Eco
Machiavelli

7. Who was the King of Prussia who selected Otto von Bismark to collect taxes annd improve the Prussian Army?
Frederick II
William I
Francis II
Charles III

8. What two duchies prompted the Prussians and Austrians to attack Denmark?
Alsace and Lorraine
Hesse and Bavaria
Hanover and Salzburg
Schleswig and Holstein

9. What was the name of the Battle at which the Prussians defeated the Austrians to win the Seven Weeks War?
Sadowa
Waterloo
Verdun
Chancellorsville

10. Why did Prussia provoke a war with Austria?
To take Silesia
To Liberate Hungary
To exclude Austria from German affairs
All of the above

11. What was the name of the diplomatic message that offended France and precipitated the Franco-Prussian War?
Edict of Nantes
Pragmatic Sanction
Tabula Rasa
The Ems Dispatch

12. What was the name of the battle at which Napoleon III was defeated by Prussia and forced to abdicate?
Battle of Sedan
Battle of Borodino
Battle of the Marne
Battle of Blenheim


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