History 123 Study Guide Test Part 3

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  • 1. 
    What area of the Asian mainland was invaded by Japanese forces in 1931?
    • A. 

      Philippeans

    • B. 

      Manchuria

    • C. 

      Bangladesh

  • 2. 
    What was the name of the program proposed by FDR to provide assistance to countries fighting aggressor nations?
    • A. 

      Lend Lease Act

    • B. 

      The War Assistance Act

    • C. 

      Land Exchange Act

  • 3. 
    Give the reasons why the U.S. adopted a “Germany First” strategy during the war?
    • A. 

      To give Germany aid after Hitler is gone

    • B. 

      To wipe out Hitler while U.S. forces are in Germany

    • C. 

      To subdue Nazi Germany first

  • 4. 
    What term describes the U.S. strategy against Japan in the Pacific?
    • A. 

      The Pacific Treaty

    • B. 

      Plan Orange

    • C. 

      Plan Dog

  • 5. 
    What battle is considered the “turning point” of the Pacific?
    • A. 

      Battle of Midway

    • B. 

      Battle of the Pacific

    • C. 

      Battle of the Buldge

  • 6. 
    What was the largest naval battle in the war?
    • A. 

      Battle of the Buldge

    • B. 

      Midway

    • C. 

      Battle of Leyte Gulf

  • 7. 
    What was the importance of the Battle of the Bulge?
    • A. 

      American forces take over Germany

    • B. 

      Counter attack from Germany designed to split the ally forces in two and capture the port of Antwerp

    • C. 

      Counter attack from Poland designed to overtake German forces

  • 8. 
    What was “Operation Torch” ?
    • A. 

      United States and Britain forces attempting to drive the Germans out of North Africa

    • B. 

      Hiltler's attempt to trap American forces in Germany

    • C. 

      Torch the bridges in Germany so Hitler could not escape

  • 9. 
    What was the location of the only bridge left standing over the Rhine as U.S. troops entered Germany?
    • A. 

      Munich

    • B. 

      Frankfurt

    • C. 

      Remagen

  • 10. 
    Name some of the effects of World War II on civilian life in the U.S.?
    • A. 

      Less job and unstable times

    • B. 

      More jobs, more babies, and more economic stability

    • C. 

      More debt and hardships

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      OPA (Office of Price Administration)

    • B. 

      War Industries Board

    • C. 

      United Nations

  • 12. 
    Who was the head of the War Production Board?
    • A. 

      Huey Long

    • B. 

      Francis Townsend

    • C. 

      Donald Nelson

  • 13. 
    What state received the most migrants during the war?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      California

    • C. 

      Maryland

  • 14. 
    Name the builder largely responsible for pioneering prefabricated construction methods
    • A. 

      John Myer

    • B. 

      David Miller

    • C. 

      William Levitt

  • 15. 
    What was the name of the first major planned, prefabricated suburb build after World War II?
    • A. 

      Levittown

    • B. 

      South Hampton

    • C. 

      Doylestown