The Rise Of Hitler (Part 3) - 1:47 - 2:25

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  • 1. 

    Hitler was offered the position of vice-chancellor but turned it down.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Hitler was indeed offered the position of vice-chancellor but he declined it. This decision was made in 1933 by President Paul von Hindenburg, who appointed Hitler as chancellor instead. Hitler's refusal of the vice-chancellor position was likely a strategic move to consolidate his power and eventually become the sole leader of Germany.

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  • 2. 

    Hitler campaigned for Nazis to win seats in the Reichstag.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Hitler actively campaigned for the Nazis to win seats in the Reichstag, which was the German parliament during the time of his rise to power. Through his powerful speeches, propaganda, and political strategies, Hitler was able to gain significant support for the Nazi party and secure seats in the Reichstag. This eventually led to the Nazis becoming the largest party in the Reichstag and Hitler being appointed as Chancellor of Germany in 1933.

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  • 3. 

    The Nazi party eventually became the largest party in the Reichstag.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Nazi party eventually became the largest party in the Reichstag because of their increasing popularity and support among the German population. Through effective propaganda, charismatic leadership by Adolf Hitler, and economic promises, the Nazi party gained significant momentum and won a majority of seats in the Reichstag in the 1932 elections. This allowed them to consolidate power and eventually establish a totalitarian regime in Germany.

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  • 4. 

    Hitler became an Austrian citizen in 1932.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Hitler was born in Austria. He became a German citizen in 1932.

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  • 5. 

    Hitler ran for chancellor in 1932.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    He ran for president and lost. The chancellorship was not an elected position. The elected president appointed the chancellor.

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  • 6. 

    The S.A. wore black uniforms.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    They were knows as the "Brown Shirts".

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  • 7. 

    After several failed campaigns, Hitler was finally elected president of Germany.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Hitler was never elected president.

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  • 8. 

    How did Hitler's niece die?

    • A.

      Drowning

    • B.

      Car accident

    • C.

      Suicide

    • D.

      Assassination

    Correct Answer
    C. Suicide
    Explanation
    Hitler's niece, Geli Raubal, died by suicide. She was found dead in Hitler's apartment in Munich in 1931, with a gunshot wound. It is believed that Geli's death greatly affected Hitler emotionally, as he was deeply attached to her. This tragic event is considered to have had a significant impact on Hitler's personal life and may have influenced his actions and beliefs in the following years.

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  • 9. 

    Who did Hitler appoint to take over his personal security instead of the S.A.?

    • A.

      The S.S.

    • B.

      The K.G.B.

    • C.

      The S.K.

    • D.

      The Secret Police

    Correct Answer
    A. The S.S.
    Explanation
    Hitler appointed the S.S. (Schutzstaffel) to take over his personal security instead of the S.A. (Sturmabteilung). The S.S. was originally established as Hitler's personal bodyguard but later grew into a powerful paramilitary organization responsible for internal security and carrying out Hitler's orders. They played a significant role in implementing Nazi ideology, enforcing racial policies, and committing numerous war crimes during World War II. The S.S. eventually became one of the most feared and influential organizations in Nazi Germany.

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  • 10. 

    In the Hindenburg/Hitler election, what percentage of the vote went for Hilter?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      20

    • C.

      30

    • D.

      40

    Correct Answer
    C. 30
    Explanation
    In the Hindenburg/Hitler election, 30% of the vote went for Hitler.

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  • 11. 

    How did Hitler's book, Mein Kampf, do when it was first published?

    • A.

      Millions of copies were sold, but only in Germany.

    • B.

      A relatively small number of copies were sold.

    • C.

      It was immediately translated into over 13 languages.

    • D.

      Its sale was banned in Germany because it constitute hate speech.

    Correct Answer
    B. A relatively small number of copies were sold.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A relatively small number of copies were sold." This can be inferred from the statement that millions of copies were sold, but only in Germany. Since Germany is just one country, it suggests that the overall number of copies sold was not very large.

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  • 12. 

    In what year did the stock market crash?

    • A.

      1920

    • B.

      1929

    • C.

      1932

    • D.

      1935

    Correct Answer
    B. 1929
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1929. This is because the stock market crash, also known as the Great Crash or the Wall Street Crash, occurred in October 1929. It was a major financial crisis that marked the beginning of the Great Depression. The crash was triggered by a combination of factors, including excessive speculation, overvalued stocks, and a decline in consumer spending. The event had a significant impact on the global economy and led to widespread unemployment, bank failures, and a prolonged period of economic recession.

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  • 13. 

    What did Hitler have to obtain before he could run for president?

    • A.

      German citizenship

    • B.

      A law degree

    • C.

      Membership in another political party

    • D.

      A high school diploma

    Correct Answer
    A. German citizenship
    Explanation
    Before running for president, Hitler had to obtain German citizenship. This requirement is necessary for any individual aspiring to hold the highest office in a country. It ensures that the person seeking the position has a legal and national connection to the country they wish to lead. In Hitler's case, as he was born in Austria, he needed to acquire German citizenship to be eligible for the presidency in Germany.

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  • 14. 

    What was thrown into the newspaper offices?

    • A.

      A grenade

    • B.

      Opposition research to help them discredit Hitler

    • C.

      A smoke bomb

    • D.

      Anti-Jewish propaganda

    Correct Answer
    C. A smoke bomb
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "a smoke bomb." This suggests that someone threw a smoke bomb into the newspaper offices. A smoke bomb is a device that releases a dense cloud of smoke when ignited. This action could have been done as a prank or to cause chaos and confusion within the newspaper offices. The purpose behind this act remains unknown, but it is clear that a smoke bomb was the object that was thrown.

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