History Review

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History Quizzes & Trivia

These are some of the more important facts you need to know for your test, and I've put mostly question from older units to help refresh your memory


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What country felt they were denied their "place in the sun" before world war one
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      England

    • E. 

      France

  • 2. 
    The causes of WW1 do not include
    • A. 

      Imperialism

    • B. 

      Nationalism

    • C. 

      Mandates

    • D. 

      Military build up

  • 3. 
    Why did Austria declare war on Serbia?
    • A. 

      The assasination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand man

    • B. 

      The rejection of the ultimatum from Austria to Serbia

    • C. 

      Serbian nationalists

    • D. 

      Austrian nationalists

  • 4. 
    Schlieffen refers to?
    • A. 

      The declaration of war on the Triple entente.

    • B. 

      Austria's plan of attack

    • C. 

      Germany's plan of attack

    • D. 

      Germany's army

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      29

    • C. 

      32

    • D. 

      87

  • 6. 
    Who was not apart of the Paris Peace Conference?
    • A. 

      David Lloyd George

    • B. 

      Franklin Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • D. 

      Georges Clemenceau

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Britain

    • B. 

      America

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 8. 
    Wilson's ideas for a better world were called
    • A. 

      Treaty of Versailles

    • B. 

      14 points

    • C. 

      Self determination

    • D. 

      Disarmament

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      League of Nations

    • B. 

      United Nations

    • C. 

      World Assembly

    • D. 

      Peace Keepers

  • 10. 
    What were the 4 main points of the Treaty of Versailles?briefly describe
  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Alsace and Lorraine

    • B. 

      Danzig

    • C. 

      Schelswig

    • D. 

      Rhineland

  • 12. 
  • 13. 
    • A. 

      USSR

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Poland

    • D. 

      France

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Cereal for all

    • B. 

      No more weapons

    • C. 

      Mass production of weapons

    • D. 

      No more war

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 16. 
  • 17. 
    Lebensraum is. . .
    • A. 

      German food

    • B. 

      Expansion of territory

    • C. 

      German's expansion of territory

    • D. 

      A really weird word

  • 18. 
    Hitlers 3 main aims were . .
  • 19. 
    Anschluss is
    • A. 

      The union between Germany and Hungary

    • B. 

      The term used for Germany in the Treaty of Versailles

    • C. 

      The Union between Germany and Austria

    • D. 

      The brief truce between Russia and Germany

  • 20. 
    During the Munich agreement, Germany was given. .
    • A. 

      Poland

    • B. 

      Appeasement

    • C. 

      Czhechoslovakia

    • D. 

      Sudetenland

  • 21. 
  • 22. 
    • A. 

      A starry night

    • B. 

      The breaking of Jewish businesses

    • C. 

      The laws put up by Hitler against jewish people

    • D. 

      The purging of the Nazi party for conspirators or untrustworthy people

  • 23. 
    List the reasons why Britain was unable to make a pact with RussiaBriefly explain
  • 24. 
  • 25. 
    • A. 

      The German army

    • B. 

      German secret forces

    • C. 

      Parliment building in Germany

    • D. 

      Hitler's german government

  • 26. 
    Name 5 reasons as to why Hitler came into power so easily
  • 27. 
    4 causes of the Cold War
  • 28. 
    The Conference at which Germany was decided to be split into 4 different zones was.. . .
    • A. 

      Potsdam

    • B. 

      Yalta

    • C. 

      Helsinki

    • D. 

      Paris peace conference

  • 29. 
    The Berlin Blockade was
    • A. 

      The blocking of money to Germany

    • B. 

      The blocking of supplies to west Germany

    • C. 

      The blocking of supplies to east Germany

    • D. 

      The building of the Berlin wall

  • 30. 
    • A. 

      The Berlin wall

    • B. 

      Warsaw Pact

    • C. 

      Iron Curtain

    • D. 

      Nothing at all

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      Korea had very good resources

    • B. 

      Korea had a very advantageous and strategic placement in the world

    • C. 

      It was the first battle not in Europe for the cold war

    • D. 

      It was the spread of communism

  • 32. 
    What is DeStalinazation
  • 33. 
    • A. 

      Rascim

    • B. 

      Spy Planes

    • C. 

      Ground troops

    • D. 

      Territorial claims

  • 34. 
    • A. 

      Eisenhower- Had no idea of the atrocities going on in Hungary

    • B. 

      Truman- Had no idea of the atrocities going on in Hungary

    • C. 

      Kennedy- Didnt think Hungary was worth a war

    • D. 

      Eisenhower- Didnt think Hungary was worth a war

    • E. 

      Truman - Didnt think Hungary was worth a war.

  • 35. 
    • A. 

      Operiation No more Commies

    • B. 

      Bay of Pigs

    • C. 

      Bay of Guantanamo

    • D. 

      Operation "It's Done"

  • 36. 
    Malcolm X was
    • A. 

      An indian Nationalist

    • B. 

      The man with the "I have a dream" speech

    • C. 

      A black muslim Nationalist

    • D. 

      A terrorist

  • 37. 
    Afghanistan is known as Russias what?
    • A. 

      Korea

    • B. 

      Trouble

    • C. 

      Vietnam

    • D. 

      Ending point

  • 38. 
    Gandhi's form of resistance was known as
    • A. 

      Nonviolent

    • B. 

      Ridiculous

    • C. 

      Nonexistant

    • D. 

      Violent

  • 39. 
    The problem in the Palestine's is
    • A. 

      Depleting resources

    • B. 

      Wanting world domination

    • C. 

      Too many jewish immigrants

    • D. 

      Being taken over by egyptians

  • 40. 
    The country in which "communism" first started was
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Poland

    • D. 

      China

  • 41. 
    The Russian Tsar was forced to abdicate because
    • A. 

      He was an incompetant and poor leader

    • B. 

      It was an oldfashioned tradition

    • C. 

      Unfair to have a dynasty type rule

    • D. 

      He was not forced, he stepped down because he wanted to pursue a different career.

  • 42. 
    Britain's policy of appeasement ended with
    • A. 

      The invasion of the rhineland

    • B. 

      The invasion of czechoslovakia

    • C. 

      The invasion of Poland

    • D. 

      The invasion of the sudetenland

  • 43. 
    The depression was brought on because of the
    • A. 

      Collapse of the german economy

    • B. 

      Collapse of america as a country

    • C. 

      Collapse of the stock market

    • D. 

      WwII

  • 44. 
    The Stock market crashed because of
    • A. 

      Over production/over consumption and buying on margin

    • B. 

      Buying on Margin and buying too many stocks

    • C. 

      Everyone dropping their stocks

    • D. 

      Americans putting tarriffs on stocks

  • 45. 
    The Vietnam war was exceptionally protested by the American people because
    • A. 

      It was so close to home

    • B. 

      It was more gruesome than any other war

    • C. 

      It was the first war to be broadcast on t.v so people could see the horrors

    • D. 

      The americans feared an attack from the vietnamese for their presence in vietnam

  • 46. 
    Russia sided with this country because of their hope for the uniting of Slavs
    • A. 

      Croatia

    • B. 

      Turkey

    • C. 

      Bosnia

    • D. 

      Serbia

  • 47. 
    World War 2 ended because
    • A. 

      Germany won

    • B. 

      Britain surrendered

    • C. 

      Both sides were exhausted

    • D. 

      Russia won

  • 48. 
    Explain why or why not you think Communism could work in today's society