World History Quiz: The Great Depression And World War II

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  • 1. 

    How did nations act to reuse the possibility of future wars after both World War I & World War II?

    • A.

      Introduced atomic weapons

    • B.

      Reduced the size of armed forces

    • C.

      Established international organizations

    • D.

      Fixed prices on critical materials, including food and textiles

    Correct Answer
    C. Established international organizations
    Explanation
    After both World War I and World War II, nations recognized the need to prevent future wars and promote international cooperation. To achieve this, they established international organizations such as the United Nations (UN) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). These organizations aimed to facilitate diplomacy, resolve conflicts peacefully, and promote economic stability and development. By creating these international organizations, nations hoped to foster collaboration and dialogue, ultimately reducing the likelihood of future wars.

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  • 2. 

    Why did the Japanese government act to create an empire on the Asian mainland during the 1930's?

    • A.

      To limit Soviet expansion

    • B.

      To spread communism to China

    • C.

      To acquire a steady supply of raw materials

    • D.

      To gain access to trade routes on the mainland

    Correct Answer
    C. To acquire a steady supply of raw materials
    Explanation
    During the 1930s, the Japanese government acted to create an empire on the Asian mainland to acquire a steady supply of raw materials. This was driven by Japan's industrialization and the need for resources to fuel its growing economy. By expanding their empire, Japan aimed to secure access to essential resources such as oil, rubber, iron, and coal, which were necessary for their industries. This imperialistic approach allowed Japan to establish control over resource-rich territories, ensuring a continuous supply of raw materials to sustain their economic growth.

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  • 3. 

    Which factor mot contributed to the creation of new nations in the decades immediately following World War II?

    • A.

      Decisions by the United Nations to create new nations

    • B.

      Financial aid by the United States to impoverished cultures

    • C.

      Independence movements among people within European colonies

    • D.

      The growing military strength of both the United States and Soviet Union

    Correct Answer
    C. Independence movements among people within European colonies
    Explanation
    The correct answer is independence movements among people within European colonies. After World War II, many European colonies in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean began to demand independence from their colonial rulers. These movements were fueled by a desire for self-determination and freedom from colonial rule. The dismantling of European empires and the granting of independence to these colonies led to the creation of new nations in the decades following the war.

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  • 4. 

    In 1931, men and women all over the world were seriously contemplating and frankly discussing the possibility that the Western system of Society might break down and cease to work. To which even is the above quotation referring that might cause the breakdown of Western society?

    • A.

      World War I

    • B.

      World War II

    • C.

      Depression

    • D.

      Imperialism

    Correct Answer
    C. Depression
    Explanation
    The given quotation is referring to the possibility of the breakdown of Western society due to the Depression. The mention of men and women contemplating and discussing this possibility suggests that the economic crisis of the Great Depression had caused widespread concern and uncertainty about the future of society. This event had a significant impact on economies worldwide, leading to high unemployment rates, poverty, and social unrest.

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  • 5. 

    The great paradox of our age is that a s the agricultural and industrial revolutions made war profitable and rational, so our second industrial revolution (beginning with the end of World War II) has made war unprofitable and suicidal. What does the above statement mean?

    • A.

      As technology improved productivity, new inventions have challenged our survivals a species.

    • B.

      As populations have decreased survival of the species has been threatened.

    • C.

      War is no longer an avenue that the world of the 21st century must travel.

    • D.

      Since World War II, there has been no need for new inventions for warfare

    Correct Answer
    A. As technology improved productivity, new inventions have challenged our survivals a species.
    Explanation
    The statement means that with the advancements in technology and the increase in productivity during the agricultural and industrial revolutions, war became profitable and rational. However, in the second industrial revolution after World War II, war has become unprofitable and suicidal. This suggests that the destructive power of modern warfare has increased to such an extent that it is no longer a viable option for the world in the 21st century. The statement implies that war is no longer a necessary means for survival or progress.

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  • 6. 

    The political cartoon above is referencing the consequence of what historic event?

    • A.

      Yalta Conference

    • B.

      Bombing of Hiroshima

    • C.

      10 Year Non-Agression Pact

    • D.

      Formation of United Nations

    Correct Answer
    A. Yalta Conference
    Explanation
    The political cartoon is referencing the consequence of the Yalta Conference. The Yalta Conference was a meeting held in February 1945 between the leaders of the United States, the Soviet Union, and the United Kingdom. The cartoon likely suggests that the consequence of the Yalta Conference was the division of Europe into spheres of influence between the Soviet Union and the Western Allies, symbolized by the iron curtain depicted in the cartoon.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following did NOT contribute to the global depression of the 1930's?

    • A.

      The increased demand for automobiles

    • B.

      The overproduction of goods by industry

    • C.

      The U.S. foreign policy of protectionism and tariffs

    • D.

      The bank failures in the United States and across the globe

    Correct Answer
    A. The increased demand for automobiles
    Explanation
    The increased demand for automobiles did not contribute to the global depression of the 1930s. The global depression was primarily caused by factors such as the overproduction of goods by industry, the U.S. foreign policy of protectionism and tariffs, and the bank failures in the United States and across the globe. While the increased demand for automobiles may have been a positive aspect for the automotive industry, it did not have a significant impact on the overall global economy during the depression.

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  • 8. 

    What was the most damaging effect of bank failures in the Great Depression?

    • A.

      People working in banks lost their jobs

    • B.

      People who owed money to the banks did not have to pay for it

    • C.

      People who had deposited money did not get it back

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. People who had deposited money did not get it back
    Explanation
    During the Great Depression, one of the most damaging effects of bank failures was that people who had deposited money in banks did not get it back. This led to a loss of trust in the banking system and a significant reduction in people's confidence in saving their money in banks. As a result, individuals became more hesitant to deposit their money, further exacerbating the economic crisis. This lack of trust in banks contributed to the overall instability of the financial system and prolonged the economic downturn during the Great Depression.

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  • 9. 

    How did the U.S. government respond to the global depression in the 1930s?

    • A.

      Congress acted to reduce government regulations of financial institutions

    • B.

      President Roosevelt implemented a massive government spending program

    • C.

      The U.S. Armed Forces expanded rapidly to provide jobs to the unemployed

    • D.

      The U.S. Treasury Department required all current to be backed by equal amounts of silver in American banks

    Correct Answer
    B. President Roosevelt implemented a massive government spending program
    Explanation
    In response to the global depression in the 1930s, President Roosevelt implemented a massive government spending program. This program, known as the New Deal, aimed to stimulate the economy and provide relief to the American people. It included various initiatives such as the creation of jobs through public works projects, the establishment of social welfare programs, and the regulation of financial institutions. The government spending helped to boost economic activity and alleviate the effects of the depression.

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  • 10. 

    During the Great Depression, socialist Germany and capitalist United States all tried to jump-start their economies with which method?

    • A.

      Building up their military infrastructure

    • B.

      Investing in the stock market

    • C.

      Massive public works projects

    • D.

      Banning strikes and labor unions

    Correct Answer
    C. Massive public works projects
    Explanation
    During the Great Depression, both socialist Germany and capitalist United States implemented massive public works projects as a method to revive their economies. These projects involved large-scale construction of infrastructure such as roads, bridges, dams, and buildings, which aimed to create jobs and stimulate economic activity. By investing in these projects, the governments hoped to provide employment opportunities for the unemployed, boost consumer spending, and ultimately revive their struggling economies.

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  • 11. 

    Which characteristic of German society in the 1930s BEST demonstrates it was a totalitarian state?

    • A.

      The military rapidly declined in influence

    • B.

      A charismatic dictator controlled much of the mass media

    • C.

      The government imposed navy tariffs on imports

    • D.

      Rationing limited the products civilians could buy

    Correct Answer
    B. A charismatic dictator controlled much of the mass media
    Explanation
    In a totalitarian state, the government exercises complete control over all aspects of society, including the media. The fact that a charismatic dictator controlled much of the mass media in Germany during the 1930s indicates the level of control and influence the government had over the dissemination of information and propaganda. This demonstrates a key characteristic of a totalitarian state, where the government seeks to shape public opinion and control the narrative to maintain power and control over the population.

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  • 12. 

    • Lebensraum
    • Mein Kampf
    • Aryan Race
    All of the above are associated with which type of government?

    • A.

      Democracy

    • B.

      Republic

    • C.

      Totalitarian

    • D.

      Theocracy

    Correct Answer
    C. Totalitarian
    Explanation
    Lebensraum, Mein Kampf, and Aryan Race are all associated with totalitarian government. These terms were used by Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party in Germany during the 1930s and 1940s. Lebensraum refers to the Nazi belief in acquiring more living space for the German people through territorial expansion. Mein Kampf is Hitler's autobiographical manifesto that outlines his political ideology and plans for Germany. Aryan Race was a concept promoted by the Nazis, claiming the superiority of the "Aryan" or Germanic race. These ideas and beliefs were central to the totalitarian regime established by Hitler in Nazi Germany.

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  • 13. 

    One of the greatest political truffles between different governments as each attempted to influence other nations to adapt their system began with the endif World War II. Which systems were involved in this struggle?

    • A.

      Democracy and Communism

    • B.

      Democracy and Nazism

    • C.

      Communism and Fascism

    • D.

      Communism and Totalitarianism

    Correct Answer
    A. Democracy and Communism
    Explanation
    After World War II, a political struggle emerged between different governments as they tried to influence other nations to adopt their system. The systems involved in this struggle were democracy and communism. Democracy promotes individual freedoms, equality, and a representative government, while communism advocates for a classless society where the means of production are owned by the community as a whole. These two ideologies clashed during the Cold War, with the United States supporting democracy and the Soviet Union promoting communism. This struggle for influence and dominance shaped global politics for several decades.

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  • 14. 

    Soviet Premier Josef Stalin's plan for agricultural collectivization led to

    • A.

      Significant increases in farm production

    • B.

      Sever famine and the deaths of Russian peasants

    • C.

      Social upheaval and his removal from office

    • D.

      Mass immigration to the United States

    Correct Answer
    B. Sever famine and the deaths of Russian peasants
    Explanation
    Soviet Premier Josef Stalin's plan for agricultural collectivization led to severe famine and the deaths of Russian peasants because the forced consolidation of individual farms into collective farms resulted in a disruption of traditional farming practices and a lack of motivation among the peasants. This, combined with poor planning and inadequate resources, led to widespread food shortages and famine. The government's harsh policies and forced confiscation of grain further exacerbated the situation, resulting in the deaths of millions of people due to starvation and malnutrition.

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  • 15. 

    Adolf Hitler's plans for the German people can be found in-

    • A.

      Das Kapital

    • B.

      Mein Kampf

    • C.

      The Doctrine of Fascism

    • D.

      The Communist Manifesto

    Correct Answer
    B. Mein Kampf
    Explanation
    Mein Kampf is a book written by Adolf Hitler during his imprisonment in the 1920s. In this book, Hitler outlines his political ideology and his plans for the German people, including his beliefs in Aryan supremacy, anti-Semitism, and territorial expansion. The book serves as a blueprint for Hitler's future actions and provides insight into his intentions and goals for Germany.

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  • 16. 

    Which of the following was the primary method used by Stalin to consolidate his power in the Soviet Union?

    • A.

      Committing troops to foreign conflicts

    • B.

      Elimination of political opposition

    • C.

      Establishment of social reforms

    • D.

      Gaining support of other communist countries

    Correct Answer
    B. Elimination of political opposition
    Explanation
    Stalin consolidated his power in the Soviet Union primarily through the elimination of political opposition. He used various tactics such as purges, imprisonments, executions, and forced labor camps to suppress any dissenting voices within the country. By eliminating his rivals and potential threats, Stalin was able to establish an authoritarian regime and solidify his control over the Soviet Union. This allowed him to implement his policies and maintain a tight grip on power for several decades.

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  • 17. 

    Which statement is the best example of the similarities between the totalitarian regimes of Hitler and Stalin?

    • A.

      Both were against business ownership and created collective farms

    • B.

      Both abolished private property ownership and persecuted religious leaders

    • C.

      Both were fascias and fought together in World War II against the United States

    • D.

      Both used propaganda and sent people to prison camps during World War II

    Correct Answer
    D. Both used propaganda and sent people to prison camps during World War II
    Explanation
    Both Hitler and Stalin used propaganda as a tool to manipulate and control the masses. They both spread false information and used media to promote their ideologies and gain support. Additionally, both leaders sent people to prison camps during World War II. Hitler had concentration camps where millions of Jews and other persecuted groups were imprisoned and killed, while Stalin had Gulag prison camps where political dissidents and perceived enemies of the state were sent. These actions demonstrate the similar oppressive and authoritarian nature of both regimes.

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  • 18. 

    How did Harry Truman help end World War II?

    • A.

      He insisted that Germany pay reparations

    • B.

      He advised Franklin Roosevelt to invade Japan

    • C.

      He made the decision to use atomic bombs on Japan

    • D.

      He fired the United States' top general in the Pacific

    Correct Answer
    C. He made the decision to use atomic bombs on Japan
    Explanation
    Harry Truman made the decision to use atomic bombs on Japan. This decision was made after Japan refused to surrender and in order to bring an end to the war quickly. The bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki led to Japan's surrender, effectively ending World War II. Truman believed that using the atomic bombs would save lives in the long run by avoiding a costly invasion of Japan.

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  • 19. 

    • Lebrensraum
    • Mein Kampf
    • Aryan Race
    ​All of the above are associated with which event prior to World War II?

    • A.

      Stalin's dictatorship in the Soviet Union

    • B.

      Hitler's Nazism in Germany

    • C.

      Mussolini's Fascism in Italy

    • D.

      Churchill's wartime commission in Britain

    Correct Answer
    B. Hitler's Nazism in Germany
    Explanation
    Lebensraum, Mein Kampf, and Aryan Race are all associated with Hitler's Nazism in Germany. Lebensraum refers to Hitler's expansionist policy of acquiring more living space for the German people, Mein Kampf is Hitler's autobiographical manifesto outlining his political ideology and plans for Germany, and Aryan Race is the concept promoted by Hitler that the Germanic people were a superior race. These ideas and beliefs were central to Hitler's Nazi regime in Germany prior to World War II.

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  • 20. 

    Which of the following met Hitler's emends and failed to prevent World War II?

    • A.

      Munich Conference

    • B.

      Yalta Conference

    • C.

      Washington Conference

    • D.

      Moscow Conference

    Correct Answer
    A. Munich Conference
    Explanation
    The Munich Conference is the correct answer because it was a meeting held in 1938 where British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain and French Prime Minister Édouard Daladier agreed to Hitler's demands for the annexation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland. This appeasement policy failed to prevent World War II as Hitler continued his aggressive expansionist policies, leading to the invasion of Poland in 1939 and the outbreak of the war.

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  • 21. 

    All of these world leaders had a similar political philosophy except

    • A.

      Vladimir Lenin

    • B.

      Joseph Stalin

    • C.

      Mao Zedong

    • D.

      Adolf Hitler

    Correct Answer
    D. Adolf Hitler
    Explanation
    All of the mentioned world leaders, namely Vladimir Lenin, Joseph Stalin, and Mao Zedong, were known for their communist or socialist political philosophies. They aimed to establish a classless society and promote the welfare of the working class. However, Adolf Hitler had a different political philosophy known as fascism. He believed in the superiority of the Aryan race and sought to establish a totalitarian regime based on extreme nationalism and anti-Semitism. Therefore, Adolf Hitler's political philosophy diverged from the others mentioned.

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  • 22. 

    Which concern MOST contributed to President Truman's decision to drop an atomic bomb on both Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

    • A.

      To eliminate the Japanese monarchy

    • B.

      To omit further Japanese losses in the war

    • C.

      To prevent U.S. casualties in an invasion of Japan

    • D.

      To stop Kamikraze pilots from destroying American ships

    Correct Answer
    C. To prevent U.S. casualties in an invasion of Japan
    Explanation
    President Truman's decision to drop an atomic bomb on both Hiroshima and Nagasaki was primarily driven by the concern to prevent U.S. casualties in an invasion of Japan. By using the atomic bomb, Truman aimed to force Japan to surrender quickly, thus avoiding the need for a costly and bloody ground invasion of the Japanese mainland. The bombings were intended to demonstrate the devastating power of the atomic bomb and convince Japan to surrender, ultimately saving American lives that would have been lost in a prolonged invasion.

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  • 23. 

    Why was the German invasion of the Soviet Union an military disaster?

    • A.

      The Soviet Union had prepared a swift counter-attack

    • B.

      The hard winter halted the invasion and devastated German forces

    • C.

      German planes could not fight the technical superior Soviet aircraft

    • D.

      Soviet tanks could cross the vast distances faster and better than German tanks

    Correct Answer
    B. The hard winter halted the invasion and devastated German forces
    Explanation
    The German invasion of the Soviet Union was a military disaster because the hard winter halted the invasion and caused significant damage to the German forces. The extreme weather conditions, combined with the lack of proper winter clothing and equipment, made it difficult for the German troops to continue their offensive. The freezing temperatures also affected the performance of their vehicles and machinery, leading to breakdowns and malfunctions. Additionally, the Soviet Union was better prepared for the harsh winter conditions and had the advantage of being able to adapt and continue fighting effectively. This resulted in heavy casualties and losses for the German forces, ultimately leading to the failure of their invasion.

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  • 24. 

    Which of the following was the immediate cause of World War II?

    • A.

      Germany invaded Poland

    • B.

      Great Britain threatened Italy

    • C.

      Japan bombed he United States

    • D.

      Germany occupied the Soviet Union

    Correct Answer
    A. Germany invaded Poland
    Explanation
    The immediate cause of World War II was Germany's invasion of Poland. This act of aggression by Germany violated international treaties and sparked a chain of events that led to the outbreak of the war. It prompted France and the United Kingdom to declare war on Germany, and the conflict quickly escalated as other countries joined the fight. The invasion of Poland is widely regarded as the event that directly triggered the start of World War II.

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  • 25. 

    Which national leaders headed Allied governments during World War II?

    • A.

      Hitler, Mussolini, and Tojo

    • B.

      Churchill, Mussolini, and Tojo

    • C.

      Roosevelt, Stalin, and Mussolini

    • D.

      Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin

    Correct Answer
    D. Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin
    Explanation
    During World War II, the national leaders who headed Allied governments were Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin. Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Roosevelt was the President of the United States, and Stalin was the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. These three leaders played key roles in coordinating the Allied forces and making important decisions to defeat the Axis powers.

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  • 26. 

    Which of the following was an action taken by Adolf Hitler to control Germany?

    • A.

      Organizing a multinational police force

    • B.

      Banning opposition political parties

    • C.

      Formalizing a non aggression treaty with the Soviet Union

    • D.

      Withdrawing government funding fromRhineland industrial areas

    Correct Answer
    B. Banning opposition political parties
    Explanation
    Adolf Hitler's action of banning opposition political parties was a significant step in his efforts to control Germany. By eliminating any opposition, Hitler ensured that his Nazi party held complete power and authority over the country. This action allowed Hitler to consolidate his power, suppress dissent, and establish a totalitarian regime. It also paved the way for the implementation of his extremist policies and ideologies, ultimately leading to the rise of the Nazi regime and the atrocities committed during World War II.

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  • 27. 

    Which significant event in 1941 brought the U.S. into World War II?

    • A.

      Atomic bomb dropped

    • B.

      Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

    • C.

      Assassination of Grand Duke Ferdinand

    • D.

      Germany's invasion of France

    Correct Answer
    B. Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. On December 7, 1941, the Japanese launched a surprise attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. This attack resulted in the death of over 2,400 Americans and caused significant damage to the U.S. Pacific Fleet. As a response to this unprovoked act of aggression, the United States declared war on Japan the following day, officially entering World War II.

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  • 28. 

    Most Nazi concentration and extermination camps were located in which modern day countries?

    • A.

      Italy and Germany

    • B.

      Poland and Ukraine

    • C.

      Germany and Poland

    • D.

      Germany and Czech Repubic

    Correct Answer
    C. Germany and Poland
    Explanation
    Most Nazi concentration and extermination camps were located in Germany and Poland. Germany was the birthplace of the Nazi regime and had several major camps such as Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen, and Dachau. Poland, on the other hand, was occupied by Germany during World War II and had the largest number of concentration and extermination camps, including Auschwitz-Birkenau, Treblinka, and Sobibor. These camps were used by the Nazis to imprison and exterminate millions of people, primarily Jews, during the Holocaust.

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  • 29. 

    Which system of government is described?

    • A.

      Communism

    • B.

      Monarchy

    • C.

      Fascism

    • D.

      Theocracy

    Correct Answer
    C. Fascism
    Explanation
    Fascism is a system of government that is characterized by dictatorial power, strong nationalism, suppression of political dissent, and control of the economy. It is often associated with authoritarian leadership, militarism, and the use of propaganda to manipulate and control the population. In a fascist government, individual rights and freedoms are often suppressed in favor of the state's interests and ideology.

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  • 30. 

    Which characteristic is always a true of a totalitarian government? 

    • A.

      Workers control the government

    • B.

      Religious laws direct the behavior of all citizens

    • C.

      The government is controlled by military officers

    • D.

      The government controls most aspect of citizens' lives

    Correct Answer
    D. The government controls most aspect of citizens' lives
    Explanation
    A characteristic that is always true of a totalitarian government is that the government controls most aspects of citizens' lives. In a totalitarian regime, the government exercises complete and centralized control over all aspects of society, including the economy, media, education, and even personal freedoms. This control extends to monitoring and regulating citizens' behavior, limiting their rights and freedoms, and suppressing dissent. Totalitarian governments aim to maintain absolute power and control over their citizens, leaving little room for individual autonomy or freedom of choice.

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  • 31. 

    How does a republic differ from direct democracy?

    • A.

      A republic has representatives who are elected to office by the citizens

    • B.

      A direct Democracy places power in the hands of a committee of appointees

    • C.

      A republic allows every citizen to vote directly on all laws

    • D.

      A direct Democracy gives power to political parties not citizens

    Correct Answer
    A. A republic has representatives who are elected to office by the citizens
    Explanation
    A republic differs from a direct democracy because in a republic, representatives are elected by the citizens to hold office and make decisions on their behalf. In a direct democracy, power is placed in the hands of a committee of appointees or all citizens have the ability to vote directly on all laws. This means that in a republic, citizens have the opportunity to elect individuals who will represent their interests and make decisions on their behalf, while in a direct democracy, decisions are made collectively by either appointed committee members or all citizens.

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  • 32. 

    Stalinist Russia, Nazi  Germany and Fascist Italy were all examples of 

    • A.

      Absolute monarchies

    • B.

      Socialist governments

    • C.

      Totalitarian governments

    • D.

      Limited democracies

    Correct Answer
    C. Totalitarian governments
    Explanation
    Stalinist Russia, Nazi Germany, and Fascist Italy were all examples of totalitarian governments. Totalitarianism is a form of government where the ruling party or leader has complete control over all aspects of society, including the economy, media, and individual freedoms. In these countries, the leaders, such as Stalin, Hitler, and Mussolini, exercised absolute power and suppressed any form of opposition or dissent. They implemented strict control measures, propaganda, and state surveillance to maintain their authority and suppress any opposition.

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  • 33. 

    Great  Britain is a government headed by a king or queen whose power is limited. This form of government is known as a 

    • A.

      Oligarchy

    • B.

      Theocracy

    • C.

      Monarchy

    • D.

      Deomcracy

    Correct Answer
    C. Monarchy
    Explanation
    Great Britain is a government headed by a king or queen whose power is limited. This form of government is known as a monarchy. In a monarchy, the king or queen serves as the head of state, but their powers are limited by a constitution or other laws. They typically have ceremonial duties and represent the country, while the actual governance is carried out by elected officials or a parliament.

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  • 34. 

    Why was the Nobel Prize for Peace awarded to a military force?

    • A.

      The united Nations Peacekeeping Forces actively resist communist expansion

    • B.

      The United Nations Peacekeeping Forces intervene in conflicts to stop wars of aggression.

    • C.

      The United Nations Peacekeeping Forces help young people escape from poor economic conditions.

    • D.

      The United Nations Peace Keeping Forces reduce conflict between warring parties trying to achieve peace.

    Correct Answer
    D. The United Nations Peace Keeping Forces reduce conflict between warring parties trying to achieve peace.
    Explanation
    The United Nations Peacekeeping Forces are awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace because they play a crucial role in reducing conflict between warring parties and working towards achieving peace. They intervene in conflicts to stop wars of aggression and actively resist communist expansion. Their main objective is to maintain peace and stability in different regions around the world. By providing a neutral and impartial presence, they help create an environment conducive to peaceful negotiations and resolution of conflicts.

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  • 35. 

    Why is the Holocaust defined as a crime of genocide?

    • A.

      The German government established ghettos for Jewish people.

    • B.

      The German government acted with the intention of eliminating an entire race of people.

    • C.

      The German government transported Jewish people away from their homes and countries.

    • D.

      The German government prevented Jewish people from owning or operating any businesses or factories.

    Correct Answer
    B. The German government acted with the intention of eliminating an entire race of people.
    Explanation
    The Holocaust is defined as a crime of genocide because the German government had the intention of eliminating an entire race of people. This intention was evident in their establishment of ghettos for Jewish people, their transportation of Jewish people away from their homes and countries, and their prevention of Jewish people from owning or operating any businesses or factories. The systematic and deliberate actions taken by the German government demonstrate their goal of eradicating the Jewish population, which aligns with the definition of genocide.

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