Move To Global War - Italy - IB Paper 1 - By Dan Guiney

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A little pop quiz for IB students to test knowledge of the reasons for and events involved in Italian expansion. For more information and resources visit www. Flippinghistory. Net


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Strangely, which country DID try to stand up for Abyssinia (at least in words)?
    • A. 

      Wales

    • B. 

      Mexico

    • C. 

      Latvia

    • D. 

      China

  • 2. 
    Are Year 12 Historians cool cats?
    • A. 

      Oh yes

    • B. 

      Oh no

  • 3. 
    Importantly, which country was NOT a member of the 'Little Entente'?
    • A. 

      Britain

    • B. 

      Yugoslavia

    • C. 

      Czechoslovakia

    • D. 

      Romania

  • 4. 
    What advantage did Britain and France possess during the Great Depression that Italy did not really have?
    • A. 

      Kingly Knowledge

    • B. 

      Imperial Preference

    • C. 

      Monarchistic Dominance

    • D. 

      Royal Rewards

  • 5. 
    Who was the King of Albania?
    • A. 

      King Zig

    • B. 

      King Zag

    • C. 

      King Zog

    • D. 

      King IlltellyouwhatIwantwhatIreallyreallywantIwannaIwannaIwannazigazagah

  • 6. 
    Which country put in place a series of Neutrality Acts?
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      South Korea

    • C. 

      USA

    • D. 

      Egypt

  • 7. 
    Which of the following did the League of Nations do in response to the Italian invasion of Abyssinia?
    • A. 

      Imposed an oil embargo on Italy

    • B. 

      'Condemned' it in the Riddell Incident

    • C. 

      Blocked Italian trade from passing through the Suez Canal

    • D. 

      Declared war in the name of collective security (Article X of the Covenant of the League of Nations)

  • 8. 
    The League of Nations was the 14th Point of which US President?
    • A. 

      Joe Biden

    • B. 

      'The Donald'

    • C. 

      'Tricky Dicky' Nixon

    • D. 

      Woodrow Wilson

  • 9. 
    When Italy invaded Albania what action did Avenol say was all he would do?
    • A. 

      Read the book

    • B. 

      Read the letter

    • C. 

      Read the label

    • D. 

      Read for the History Book Review Challenge (coming soon again IB students! Beware!)

  • 10. 
    Which of the following was NOT an accusation levelled at the League of Nations?
    • A. 

      It was a 'gentleman's club'

    • B. 

      It was Eurocentric

    • C. 

      It was a 'toothless tiger' with no army of its own

    • D. 

      It did not have an attractive flag

  • 11. 
    Which Party was FDR a member of?
    • A. 

      Republican

    • B. 

      Democrat

  • 12. 
    The Pact of Steel was originally going to be called the Pact of what?
    • A. 

      Blood

    • B. 

      Gichana

    • C. 

      Lo

    • D. 

      Wallace

  • 13. 
    Which of the following can be credited to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt?
    • A. 

      "Read my lips. No more taxes"

    • B. 

      "Fake news"

    • C. 

      "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself"

    • D. 

      "Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country"

  • 14. 
    What was the pre-invasion population of Abyssinia?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      12,000

    • C. 

      12,000,000

    • D. 

      12,000,000,000

  • 15. 
    Which magazine named Haile Selassie its Man of the Year in 1936?
    • A. 

      Washington Post

    • B. 

      MAD

    • C. 

      New York Times

    • D. 

      Time

  • 16. 
    Which country was headed during this time by a coalition named the National Government?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Britain

  • 17. 
    Which of the following was NOT a name given to Selassie?
    • A. 

      The Conquering Lion of the tribe of Judah

    • B. 

      Jah, Jah Jah, Jah Rastafari

    • C. 

      Highly Regarded

    • D. 

      King of Kings

  • 18. 
    What type of chemical warfare was used by the Italians?
    • A. 

      Chlorine gas

    • B. 

      Sarin

    • C. 

      Mustard gas

    • D. 

      Anthrax

  • 19. 
    Prior to the Wall Street Crash Italy's main trading partners were Britain, France and the USA.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Where did Mussolini try to invade in 1923?
    • A. 

      Corfu

    • B. 

      Corsica

    • C. 

      Corlione

    • D. 

      Cordon Bleu

  • 21. 
    Which nation had a dispute with Mussolini over Fiume in 1924?
    • A. 

      Czechoslovakia

    • B. 

      Yugoslavia

    • C. 

      Croatia

    • D. 

      Bosnia-Herzegovina

  • 22. 
    When the government controls the means of production as in Fascist Italy this is known as what?
    • A. 

      Corporatism

    • B. 

      Capitalism

    • C. 

      Cronyism

    • D. 

      Communism

  • 23. 
    Mussolini increased spending on military production. This was part of an economic policy known as ____________?
    • A. 

      Trumped up trickle down economics

    • B. 

      Squeezing the belt

    • C. 

      Deficit spending

    • D. 

      Boom and bust

  • 24. 
    What happened to Engelbert Dolfuss, the dictator of Austria?
    • A. 

      Resigned

    • B. 

      Assassinated

    • C. 

      Committed suicide

    • D. 

      Lived out a happy and prosperous retirement in the Alps penning his memoirs

  • 25. 
    Mussolini claimed he wanted his "place in the ________________"
    • A. 

      Sun

    • B. 

      Wind

    • C. 

      Rain

    • D. 

      Snow

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