Origins Of The Second World War Focus Questiontwo

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Origins World War Two - Focus Question Two


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  • 1. 
    What percentage of Japanese factories were forced to close after the Wall Street Crash 1929?
    • A. 

      5%

    • B. 

      15%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      90%

  • 2. 
    Which key Japanese industry was hit particularly hard by the Great Depression?
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Silk

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Diamonds

  • 3. 
    What description best describes the type of regime ruling Japan in 1931?
    • A. 

      Constitutional monarchy

    • B. 

      Military dictatorship

    • C. 

      Ancien regime

    • D. 

      Democratic republic

  • 4. 
    Which three reasons best describe Japan's reasons for attacking Manchuria in 1931?
    • A. 

      Exisiting previous Japanese trade interests in Manchuria

    • B. 

      Manchuria rich in resources (iron ore, coal, timber, land

    • C. 

      Chinese calls for League of Nations sanctions against Japan

    • D. 

      Chinese sinking of Japanese battleship at Okinawa

    • E. 

      Lack of resources and population pressure in Japan

  • 5. 
    Which incident provoked Japanese invasion of Manchuria?
    • A. 

      Explosion at Mukden railway blamed on Chinese nationalists

    • B. 

      Assassination of Japanese diplomat

    • C. 

      Chinese aggressive naval manoeuvres

    • D. 

      Explosion at Mukden steel works

  • 6. 
    How did the League of Nations respond to China's plea for assistance?
    • A. 

      She sent in the League of Nations task force to expel Japan from Manchuria

    • B. 

      She imposed economic sanctions

    • C. 

      She set a commission headed by Lord Lytton to investigate

    • D. 

      She set a commission headed by Lord Little to investigate

  • 7. 
    What was the finding of the special commision?
    • A. 

      The League did nothing - only condemned Japaneses aggression

    • B. 

      Expelled Japan from the League in 1933

    • C. 

      Ordered immediate Japanese withdrawal

    • D. 

      Imposed economic sanctions

  • 8. 
    What was the Japanses response to the League of Nations decision?
    • A. 

      She left the League in 1932

    • B. 

      She left the League in 1933

    • C. 

      She left the League in 1934

    • D. 

      She left the League in 1933

  • 9. 
    What name did Japan give to Manchuria after she had successfully invaded?
    • A. 

      Manukio

    • B. 

      Manchukuo

    • C. 

      Manducko

    • D. 

      Mansukio

  • 10. 
    At what level was German unemployment in 1932?
    • A. 

      1 million

    • B. 

      3 million

    • C. 

      6 million

    • D. 

      10 million

  • 11. 
    In the September 1930 German general election which party became the second largest in Germany increasing its votes from 810,000 to 6.5 million?
    • A. 

      SDP

    • B. 

      Centre Party

    • C. 

      KDP

    • D. 

      Nazi party

  • 12. 
    What is the name given to the German parliament?
    • A. 

      Reich

    • B. 

      Reichstag

    • C. 

      Reichmuller

    • D. 

      Reichzuiller

  • 13. 
    What was name sometimes given to Nazi SA stormtroopers?
    • A. 

      Black shirts

    • B. 

      Brown shirts

    • C. 

      Green shirts

    • D. 

      Blue shirts

  • 14. 
    In the November 1932 election, which political party support fell by 2 million votes? 
    • A. 

      Communists

    • B. 

      Nazi Party

    • C. 

      SPD

    • D. 

      Centre Party

  • 15. 
    Which president invited Hitler to the post of German Chancellor in the hope that he might restrain him?
    • A. 

      Von Hindenberg

    • B. 

      Von Papen

    • C. 

      Bruning

    • D. 

      Schlieicher

  • 16. 
    Which treaty signed in 1922 was signed by USA, British Empire, Japan, France and Italy and imposed limits on numbers of naval ships?
    • A. 

      Washington Naval Treaty

    • B. 

      Mississippi Naval Treaty

    • C. 

      Chicago Naval Treaty

    • D. 

      Boston Naval Treaty

  • 17. 
    In which year did the Disarmanent Conference begin?
    • A. 

      1931

    • B. 

      1932

    • C. 

      1933

    • D. 

      1934

    • E. 

      1935

  • 18. 
    Which leader disrupted the Disarmanent Conference by offering to disarm his country if all the other nations agreed to do the same?
    • A. 

      Ramsay MacDonald

    • B. 

      Mussolini

    • C. 

      Stalin

    • D. 

      Hitler

  • 19. 
    Which leader was so alarmed by his Hitler’s intentions in Austria that he sent four army divisions to the Austrian border?
    • A. 

      Mussolini

    • B. 

      Ramsey MacDonald

    • C. 

      Winston Churchill

    • D. 

      Josef Stalin

  • 20. 
    What is the name given to the night of 29th June 1934 in which Hitler eliminated many political opponents?
    • A. 

      Night of the Machine Guns

    • B. 

      Night of the Long Knives

    • C. 

      Night of the Short Knives

    • D. 

      Night of the Sharp Knives

  • 21. 
    What is the name of the leader of the SA (Brown shirts) who was murdered on that evening?
    • A. 

      Von Papen

    • B. 

      Luddendorf

    • C. 

      Ernst Rohm

    • D. 

      Gregor Strasser

  • 22. 
    What is the meaning of Fuhrer?
    • A. 

      Leader

    • B. 

      Governor

    • C. 

      Holy father

    • D. 

      Sovereign

  • 23. 
    What oath did the German armed forces make in 1935?
    • A. 

      Oath to destroy the Treaty of Versailles

    • B. 

      Personal oath of allegiance to Hitler

    • C. 

      Personal oath of allegiance to the Nazi Party

    • D. 

      Personal oath of allegiance to Axis powers

  • 24. 
    What % of voters in a plebiscite staged by the League of Nations in the Saar region voted to rejoin with Germany in January 1935.
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      75%

    • D. 

      90%

  • 25. 
    In 1935 what announcement made by the German propaganda ministry caused widespread fear and public outrage in Europe
    • A. 

      Declaration of the “Final Solution”

    • B. 

      Declaration that the Third Reich intended to establish lebensraum by seizing land in the east

    • C. 

      Germany’s intention to rearm in contravention of the Treaty of Versailles

    • D. 

      A pact of steel with the Soviet Union