Invasion Of Abyssinia

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Invasion Of Abyssinia

A short quiz about the invasion of Abysinnia and its key points.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In 1896, Italy tried to invade Abyssinia. Why wasn’t it successful?
    • A. 

      Because a disease killed the majority of the troops that were invading Abyssinia

    • B. 

      Because the leader at the time retracted his troops

    • C. 

      Because Italian forces were defeated by a poorly equipped army of tribesmen

    • D. 

      Because Italian troops got lost

  • 2. 
    In what year did Italian troops invade Abyssinia?
    • A. 

      1945

    • B. 

      1934

    • C. 

      1935

    • D. 

      1936

  • 3. 
    Why did Mussolini invade Abyssinia?
    • A. 

      Because he wanted to draw attention away from the economic crisis

    • B. 

      Because he thought Abyssinia would be a good market for Italian goods

    • C. 

      Because, under the Treaty of Versailles, Italy was granted some land

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following did the League not ban for Italy during the invasion of Abyssinia?
    • A. 

      Oil

    • B. 

      Coal

    • C. 

      Imports

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Why didn’t France and Britain close the Suez Canal in order to end Italy’s campaign?
    • A. 

      They were lazy

    • B. 

      They were afraid that Italy would declare war on them

    • C. 

      It cost too much

    • D. 

      The Suez Canal cannot close