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  • 1. 

    Hitler was a communist leader.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Hitler personally hated communism.

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  • 2. 

    Adolf Hitler wanted to go to the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    He wanted to attend art college in Vienna, Austria. Rome is in Italy.

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  • 3. 

    A Jewish officer awarded Hitler the Iron Cross.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    During World War I, Adolf Hitler served as a soldier in the German army. It is true that he was awarded the Iron Cross, a prestigious military decoration, for his bravery as a soldier. While it may seem contradictory that a Jewish officer would award Hitler this honor, it is important to note that Hitler's anti-Semitic beliefs did not fully develop until later in his life. At the time of receiving the Iron Cross, Hitler's views on Jews were not as extreme as they would become during his leadership of the Nazi party.

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  • 4. 

    The Treaty of Versailles demanded that Germany pay for all the damages for the war against the Allies.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Treaty of Versailles did indeed demand that Germany pay for all the damages caused during the war against the Allies. This was one of the many provisions imposed on Germany as a form of punishment for their role in World War I. The reparations demanded by the treaty placed a heavy financial burden on Germany and contributed to the economic hardships and political instability that followed in the years after the war.

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  • 5. 

    Both of Hitler’s parents died when he was a small child.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Hitler's mother died when he was past childhood, but before his rise to power.

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  • 6. 

    Hitler spoke of cleansing Germany.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Hitler is known for his ideology of racial purity and his belief in the superiority of the Aryan race. He spoke extensively about "cleansing" Germany by eliminating those he deemed undesirable, including Jews, Romani people, disabled individuals, and others. This concept of cleansing was a central aspect of Hitler's vision for Germany and was a key factor in the implementation of the Holocaust. Therefore, the statement that Hitler spoke of cleansing Germany is true.

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  • 7. 

    Hitler was actually a Jew.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    He was Austrian.

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  • 8. 

    Hitler made his first big speech at a beer hall in Munich.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In Munich, Germany. The beer hall is still there and the stage he used to stand on. The hall is call the Munich Putsch or the Bierkeller Putsch.

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  • 9. 

    Hitler was a victim of mustard gas.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Poisoned his eyes.

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  • 10. 

    Hitler did not believe compromising was a possibility.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Hitler's belief in not compromising was a key aspect of his ideology. He believed in the superiority of the Aryan race and sought to establish a totalitarian regime that would dominate Europe. Hitler's uncompromising nature was evident in his aggressive foreign policies, such as the invasion of Poland, and his refusal to negotiate or make concessions. This ultimately led to the outbreak of World War II and the Holocaust, as Hitler was unwilling to entertain any form of compromise or peaceful resolution. Therefore, the statement that Hitler did not believe compromising was a possibility is true.

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  • 11. 

    Hitler stopped his speeches when the leader of Bavaria requested it.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    There is no evidence or historical record to suggest that Hitler stopped his speeches when the leader of Bavaria requested it. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 12. 

    Hitler looked up to his father, a man who had demonstrated great pride in his son.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Hitler's relationship with his father was strained and difficult. His father was known to be strict and authoritarian, often criticizing and belittling Hitler. Hitler's father did not show pride in his son and their relationship was characterized by conflict and disapproval. Therefore, the statement that Hitler looked up to his father, a man who had demonstrated great pride in his son, is false.

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  • 13. 

    Hitler had his sister, a gifted artist, design a flag for the Nazis.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    He designed it himself.

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  • 14. 

    Who did Hitler blame for Germany’s problems?

    • A.

      Communists

    • B.

      Socialists

    • C.

      Jews

    • D.

      All of these

    Correct Answer
    D. All of these
    Explanation
    Hitler blamed all of these groups for Germany's problems. He saw communists, socialists, and Jews as threats to the German nation and believed that removing them would solve the country's issues. This belief was a key component of his ideology and the justification for the persecution and genocide of millions during the Holocaust.

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  • 15. 

    Is [your statement here] true or false?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
  • 16. 

    Why did Hitler move to Germany?

    • A.

      To get away from the Jews and Poles

    • B.

      To serve in the war

    • C.

      To apply to a German art college after the one in Austria had rejected him

    • D.

      To be with his family

    Correct Answer
    A. To get away from the Jews and Poles
    Explanation
    Hitler moved to Germany to get away from the Jews and Poles. This answer is based on historical facts that Hitler held anti-Semitic and anti-Polish beliefs, and he blamed them for many of Germany's problems. He believed that by moving to Germany, he could escape the influence of these groups and pursue his own ideals and ambitions.

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  • 17. 

    Where was Hitler born?

    • A.

      Germany

    • B.

      Poland

    • C.

      Austria

    • D.

      Russia

    Correct Answer
    C. Austria
    Explanation
    Hitler was born in Austria. He was born on April 20, 1889, in Braunau am Inn, a town in Austria-Hungary (now Austria). This is a well-known fact and is widely documented in history. Hitler later became the leader of Nazi Germany and played a significant role in World War II.

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  • 18. 

    Hitler was promoted to the rank of --- in 1919.

    • A.

      Private

    • B.

      Colonel

    • C.

      Lieutenant

    • D.

      Corporal

    Correct Answer
    D. Corporal
    Explanation
    Hitler was promoted to the rank of Corporal in 1919. This promotion is significant because it occurred during his time in the German army after World War I. Hitler's rank as a Corporal is notable because it was during this period that he began to develop his political ideologies and gain influence. This promotion may have provided him with a sense of authority and leadership, which would later play a crucial role in his rise to power as the leader of the Nazi Party and ultimately as the dictator of Germany.

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  • 19. 

    What did the German Worker’s Party become known as?

    • A.

      Red Shirts

    • B.

      Nazis

    • C.

      The SS

    • D.

      The Hitler Youth

    Correct Answer
    B. Nazis
    Explanation
    The German Worker's Party eventually became known as the Nazis. This party, which was originally established in 1919, was led by Adolf Hitler and played a significant role in the rise of the Nazi regime in Germany. The party's ideology was based on extreme nationalism, anti-Semitism, and authoritarianism. They gained popularity through propaganda, political maneuvering, and exploiting the economic and social unrest in Germany during the 1920s and 1930s. Eventually, the Nazis seized power in 1933 and implemented their totalitarian regime, leading to the outbreak of World War II and the Holocaust.

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  • 20. 

    When did Hitler become the leader of the Nazi party?

    • A.

      1919

    • B.

      1921

    • C.

      1923

    • D.

      1925

    Correct Answer
    B. 1921
    Explanation
    In 1921, Hitler became the leader of the Nazi party. This marked a significant turning point in the party's history, as Hitler's leadership would ultimately lead to the party's rise to power and the subsequent events of World War II. Hitler's charismatic personality and strong leadership skills allowed him to gain control of the party and shape its ideology into one of extreme nationalism, anti-Semitism, and totalitarianism. This period also saw the establishment of the Sturmabteilung (SA), the paramilitary organization that played a crucial role in the Nazi party's activities and helped consolidate Hitler's power.

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  • 21. 

    What does the Nazi symbol mean?

    • A.

      Hatred for the Germans

    • B.

      The unconquerable

    • C.

      Pride and respect

    • D.

      The symbol has no significant meaning

    Correct Answer
    B. The unconquerable
    Explanation
    The Nazi symbol, also known as the swastika, does not represent "hatred for the Germans" or "pride and respect." Instead, it symbolizes the concept of "the unconquerable" or invincibility. The Nazis adopted this symbol, which has been used in various cultures throughout history, as a representation of their ideology and their belief in the superiority and dominance of the Aryan race. This symbol became associated with the atrocities committed by the Nazi regime during World War II, making it widely condemned and banned in many countries today.

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  • 22. 

    Why does Hitler have a small patch of hair under his nose? 

    • A.

      He forgot to shave

    • B.

      To stand out and be memorable

    • C.

      To make fun of the Jews

    • D.

      It hides the scar he got in the war

    Correct Answer
    B. To stand out and be memorable
    Explanation
    Hitler had a small patch of hair under his nose, commonly known as a mustache, to stand out and be memorable. This distinctive mustache became his trademark and is often associated with his image. It helped him create a recognizable and iconic appearance, making him stand out among other leaders of his time.

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  • 23. 

    Which man was an important German general during World War I? 

    • A.

      Gerlich

    • B.

      Rohm

    • C.

      Goering

    • D.

      Hindenburg

    Correct Answer
    D. Hindenburg
    Explanation
    Hindenburg was an important German general during World War I. He served as the Chief of the General Staff and played a crucial role in the German military strategy. Hindenburg's leadership and tactical skills were instrumental in several victories for the German forces, most notably the Battle of Tannenberg. He was highly respected and admired for his military prowess and became a national hero in Germany during the war. After the war, Hindenburg went on to serve as the President of Germany.

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