Post War Europe And Japan

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Post War Europe And Japan - Quiz

This quiz is an introduction to post World War II Europe and Japan, SOL 7a.  Focus is on the immediate results of WWII and the rebuilding efforts.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    After World War II which axis power country was divided and occupied by the allies?
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Germany

  • 2. 
    Following World War II eastern Europe was occupied by which country?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      Soviet Union

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Great Britain

  • 3. 
    The Marshall Plan was suggested by the secretary of the United States in 1947, George C. Marshall, why was this plan established? 
    • A. 

      To help rebuild only the allied power countries because they won the war.

    • B. 

      To help rebuild the country of Japan, they were hit by the atomic bombs.

    • C. 

      To help the United States become a stronger super power, and reinforce democracy.

    • D. 

      To help rebuild a war torn Europe and avoid economic crisis.

  • 4. 
    Europe was divided into east and west.  Which of the choices below gives the best description of the type of government that each side of Europe supported?  
    • A. 

      East- Democratic West-Communist

    • B. 

      East- Communist West- Democratic

    • C. 

      East- Fascist West- Dictatorial

  • 5. 
    Which of the following reasons listed below is a correct account of why the United States and Great Britain distrusted and disliked the Soviet Union?
    • A. 

      The Soviet Union was responsible for the Marshall Plan.

    • B. 

      The Soviet Union was responsible for the development of the United Nations and could not be trusted.

    • C. 

      The Soviet Union was a democracy and wanted all of its citizens to have the right to vote and freedom of choice.

    • D. 

      Communist Soviet Union disliked the ownership of private property and boasted that communism would soon destroy all free enterprise systems (democratic) around the world.

  • 6. 
    In 1949, most Americans felt that they had the upper hand in the Cold War.  After all The United States was the only country with the ____________________.  Then in September 1949, the United States learned that the Soviet Union had tested an ____________________, this changed everything.  (Fill in the blank with the correct answer from the choices below)
    • A. 

      Women working in defense plants

    • B. 

      Atomic Bomb

    • C. 

      Marshall Plan

    • D. 

      United Nations Plan of Action

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