History: World War II Vocabulary

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  • 1. 
    A _____ is a leader who controls their nations by force.  A synonym would be  tyrant. 
    • A. 

      Tyrant

    • B. 

      Dictator

    • C. 

      Mussolini

    • D. 

      Communist

  • 2. 
    This type of government involves extreme nationalism and racism. 
    • A. 

      Fascism

    • B. 

      Democracy

    • C. 

      Totatlitarian

    • D. 

      Communist

  • 3. 
    Hilter had an extreme hatred towards the Jews; this is called _____. 
    • A. 

      Anti-semitism

    • B. 

      Dictator

    • C. 

      Blitzkrieg

    • D. 

      Meanness

  • 4. 
    When a single party and its leader suppresses all opposition and controls every aspect of the citizens lives, this is called a ________ government. 
    • A. 

      Totalitarian

    • B. 

      Militarism

    • C. 

      Crazy person

    • D. 

      Mobilization

  • 5. 
    To accept someone's demands in order to avoid conflict is called _____________.   
    • A. 

      Genocide

    • B. 

      Conceding

    • C. 

      Appeasement

    • D. 

      Genocide

  • 6. 
    This was called the "lightning war" due to its powerful and quick attack. 
    • A. 

      Blitzkrieg

    • B. 

      Militarism

    • C. 

      Bombardment

    • D. 

      Parachute

  • 7. 
    The United States enacted this in order to be able to sell, lend, or lease any military needs to countries who were vital to the protection of the United States. 
    • A. 

      New Deal

    • B. 

      Military Arms Lease Act

    • C. 

      Hundred Days

    • D. 

      LendLease Act

  • 8. 
    Giving up military weapons is called _____. 
    • A. 

      Surrendering

    • B. 

      Disarmament

    • C. 

      Appeasement

    • D. 

      Genocide

  • 9. 
    Military and civilian preparation for war is called _____. 
    • A. 

      Mobilization

    • B. 

      Disarmament

    • C. 

      Basic training

    • D. 

      Ration

  • 10. 
    During the war limits were placed on what consumers could buy.  This is called _____. 
    • A. 

      Ration

    • B. 

      Frugal

    • C. 

      Conservation

    • D. 

      Genocide

  • 11. 
    Place where Japanese Americans were housed during World War II were called ________. 
    • A. 

      After school detention

    • B. 

      Detention camp

    • C. 

      Internment camps

    • D. 

      Juvenile detention

  • 12. 
    The day that allied ships landed on the beach of Normandy is now known as _______. 
    • A. 

      Pearl Harbor Day

    • B. 

      9-11

    • C. 

      V-J Day

    • D. 

      D-Day

  • 13. 
    Wiping, or killing off, and entire group of people is known as _______. 
    • A. 

      Genocide

    • B. 

      Mass murder

    • C. 

      Serial killer

    • D. 

      Crazy

  • 14. 
    The event where millions of Jews and other groups were killed and tortured by the Nazi party. 
    • A. 

      Genocide

    • B. 

      Holocaust

    • C. 

      Horrible event

    • D. 

      D-Day

  • 15. 
    The military strategy use in the Pacific to attack key islands, overtake them, in order to get closer to the main target is called _____. 
    • A. 

      Island hopping

    • B. 

      Cricket leaping

    • C. 

      Island takeover

    • D. 

      Bunny hopping

  • 16. 
    A corps of Japanese suicide pilots were called ______________. 
    • A. 

      Krafters

    • B. 

      Suicide pilots

    • C. 

      Suicide bombers

    • D. 

      Kamikaze

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