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Chapter 26 Test: World War II

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  • 1. 
    Hitler demanded, and was given, what area in northwestern Czechoslovakia?
    • A. 

      Slovakia

    • B. 

      Sudetenland

    • C. 

      Danzig

    • D. 

      Serbia

  • 2. 
    ____ administered the Nazi’s Final Solution.
    • A. 

      Heinrich Himmler

    • B. 

      Rieinhard Heydrich

    • C. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • D. 

      Heinrich Strasser

  • 3. 
    Great Britain’s policy of ____ toward Germany was based on the belief that the satisfaction of reasonable demands would maintain peace in Europe
    • A. 

      Firm resistance

    • B. 

      Detente

    • C. 

      Anschluss

    • D. 

      Appeasement

  • 4. 
    Neville Chamberlain boasted that the Munich Conference meant
    • A. 

      Great Britain had made Germany back down.

    • B. 

      Germany and Russia were allies.

    • C. 

      “peace for our time.”

    • D. 

      “safety for Mother England.”

  • 5. 
    The Battle of Stalingrad was a crushing defeat for Germany because
    • A. 

      The German army vastly outnumbered the Swiss army, and yet could not take the city

    • B. 

      The entire German Sixth Army, considered the best of the German troops, was lost

    • C. 

      The Soviet army then used the captured tanks and other weapons to push Germany completely out of the Soviet Union.

    • D. 

      It was the first major defeat suffered by the German army, proving they were not invincible.

  • 6. 
    The ____ was the period of political tension following World War II.
    • A. 

      Iron Curtain

    • B. 

      Yalta Era

    • C. 

      Cold War

    • D. 

      Potsdam Period

  • 7. 
    The American commander in the Pacific was
    • A. 

      George S. Patton

    • B. 

      Dwight D. Eisenhower

    • C. 

      Bernard Montgomery

    • D. 

      Douglas MacArthur

  • 8. 
    After a daring raid on Berlin by Great Britain, Hitler
    • A. 

      Continued his bombing of British military targets

    • B. 

      Intensified his bombing of British military targets

    • C. 

      Began targeting non-military British targets

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Why was “Anschluss” a problem for European stability?
    • A. 

      The Austrian’s did not want to be controlled

    • B. 

      Hitler broke his alliance and attacked Austria

    • C. 

      It was specifically prohibited by the Treaty of Versailles

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Which of the following correctly lists the countries annexed/invaded by Hitler in their proper order from earliest to latest?
    • A. 

      Poland, Austria, Czechoslovakia

    • B. 

      Poland, Czechoslovakia, Austria

    • C. 

      Austria, Czechoslovakia, Poland

    • D. 

      Czechoslovakia, Austria, Poland

  • 11. 
    Germany and the Soviet Union signed the ____________.
  • 12. 
    The most famous of the Nazi death camps was _________.
  • 13. 
    The second atomic bomb was dropped on ____________.
  • 14. 
    Pearl Harbor was attacked on ______________. (date)
  • 15. 
    _________________ was the Nationalist leader of China during World War II.
  • 16. 
    The _______________ was called to deal with the crisis caused by Hitler’s demands in Czechoslovakia.
  • 17. 
    The turning point for the war in Europe was the battle of   ______________.
  • 18. 
    ______________ is a German term meaning “lightning                                                  war.”
  • 19. 
    The British prime minister who practiced appeasement was    _____________.