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Here are the exam questions for IB History 2001-2010

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Topic: Causes, practices and effects of war
Year:2001
questions:
1 .Analyze the reasons for the outbreak of war either in Algeria in 1954, or in Korea in 1950.
2. In what ways and for what reasons did foreign intervention play an important role in two civil wars, each chosen from a different region?
3. Evaluate the successes and failures of one twentieth century treaty in addressing the causes of conflict, and restoring peace and normality.
4. Assess the results of both the Arab-Israeli war of 1956(Sinai Campaign) and the 1967 Six Day War.
5. Using specific examples explain the popularity of war themes in films(a) and novel(b) and/or plays.

Topic: Causes, practices and effects of War
Year: November 2003
questions:
1. Assess critically three causes of the First World War.
2. Compare and contrast the causes of the two wars (excluding the First World War) each chosen from a different region.
3. Analyze the reasons for the outcome of one civil war. How did the outcome affect the country in which the war was fought?
4. "The most important military development of the twentieth century was the development of nuclear weapons." To what extent do you agree with this judgement?
5. Assess the economic and social impact of either the Arab-Israeli Wars, or the Vietnam War, on the countries involved.

Topic: Causes, practices and effects of war
Year: 2004
questions:
1. In what ways did the causes of the Second World War differ from the causes of the First World War?
2. Evaluate the importance of naval warfare in twentieth century wars. Specific examples must be given from at least two wars.
3. Why were there so many Arab-Israeli wars between 1948 and 1978?
4. Analyze the results of two wars, each chosen from a different region.
5. Assess the social and economic effects of one war on two of the countries involved, in the ten years following the end of the war.



Wednesday 9 November 2005

  1. Account for either the defeat of the Central Powers in the First World War or the Axis powers in the Second World War.
  2. To what extent do you agree with the view that war accelerates social change?
  3. Evaluate the contribution made towards the war effort by civilians on both the home front and the battle front in two wars, each chosen from a different region.
  4. Compare and contrast the reasons for, and impact of, foreign involvement in two of the following: Russian Civil War; Spanish Civil War; Chinese Civil War.
  5. Peace settlements create conditions for new conflicts.” With reference to at least two settlements explain to what extent you agree with this statement.

Tuesday10 May 2005
1. Analyse the results of either the First World war OR the Second World War.
2. Examine the impact of foreign intervention on either the Chinese Civil War or the Spanish Civil War.
3. Asses the social and economic causes of one twentieth century war.
4.Compare and contrast the use of naval warfare in two wars, each chosen from a different region.
5.For what reason, and with what results, was "limited" warfare a feature of the second half of the twentieth century?


Topic: Causes, practices and effects of war
Year: November 2007
questions:
1. Examine the reasons for, and the contributions of, guerilla warfare to the outcome of one twentieth-century war.
2. “Ideological differences were the most important reasons for both the outbreak of, and outside intervention in, civil wars.” Asses the validity of this claim with reference to one of the following: the Russian civil war; the Chinese civil war.
3. Analyse the economic and social results on the civilian population of one twentieth-century war.
4. Compare and contrast the reasons for Germany's involvement in the First and Second World Wars.
5. Define the term “limited war”. With references to two wars, each chosen from a different region, explain why they remain limited.