Spanish Civil War Quiz

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This quiz will test your knowledge about the Spanish Civil War.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The Spanish Civil War was a full-scale military revolt by Spanish conservative nationalists.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Rebel forces, united with fascist Falange Party policies, conflicted and combated the leftist republican government.

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  • 2. 

    In what years did the Spanish Civil War take place?

    • A.

      1865-1868

    • B.

      1905-1908

    • C.

      1921-1925

    • D.

      1933-1935

    • E.

      1936-1939

    • F.

      1946-1949

    Correct Answer
    E. 1936-1939
    Explanation
    The Spanish Civil War began in 1936, and continued until March 1939,

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  • 3. 

    ______ was the leader of the rebel forces during the war,

    Correct Answer
    Francisco Franco
    Franco
    General Franco
    General Francisco Franco
    Explanation
    General Francisco Franco led Spanish rebel forces during the war, combating the republican government.

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  • 4. 

    Which nations supported the rebels?

    • A.

      United States

    • B.

      Great Britian

    • C.

      Germany

    • D.

      Italy

    • E.

      Japan

    • F.

      France

    • G.

      Soviet Union

    Correct Answer(s)
    C. Germany
    D. Italy
    Explanation
    Hitler dispatched Luftwaffe aircraft to assist Franco's forces, and allowed his own forces to go to Spain as "volunteers" in the Condor Legion, but the Füher's motives were more focused with spreading fascism and creating disunification among the Western Powers. Likewise, the Italians also sent troops and equipment, hoping Italy's international standing would rise and to gain respect of its military forces.

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  • 5. 

    The war was used as a test-bed for equipment and new military doctrines?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Germany tested new equipment and military doctrines during this war, such as the introduction of carpet bombing, when the technique was used in the attack on Guernica in 1937.

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  • 6. 

    Who ultimately won the war?

    • A.

      The fascist rebels

    • B.

      The republican government

    • C.

      A peace treaty was met, and Spain was the same as before the war, resulting in no victor

    Correct Answer
    A. The fascist rebels
    Explanation
    By 1938 the war had clearly turned in the nationalists favor, and finally in 1939 Franco's forces obtained victory.

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  • 7. 

    The Madrid-Berlin Alliance was formed during the war.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The Rome-Berlin Axis Agreement, a fascist alliance between German and Italy, was formed in 1937 as a result of the war.

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  • 8. 

    Who supported the republican government?

    • A.

      United States

    • B.

      Great Britian

    • C.

      Germany

    • D.

      Italy

    • E.

      Japan

    • F.

      France

    • G.

      Denmark

    • H.

      Soviet Union

    • I.

      Voulenteers from many countries

    Correct Answer(s)
    H. Soviet Union
    I. Voulenteers from many countries
    Explanation
    The republicans requested support from the Western democracies and the USSR. Divided public opinion in France and the UK prevented their official involvement, while Stalin offered slight help. However, Western neutrality did not stop thousands of volunteers from fighting fascism, with most joining the international brigade, but some creating and serving in their own national units.

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