Sslab.Info - Holocaust Test

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Sslab.Info - Holocaust Test

Test knowledge of causes and effects of the Holocaust.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      The time when 11 million Jews were killed by Nazis

    • B. 

      The Holocaust never happened

    • C. 

      The time when Hitler controlled Germany and much of the world

    • D. 

      The systematic murder of 6 million Jews and 5 million other people of different ethnicities, religions, and lifestyles

  • 2. 
    Why is it important to study the Holocaust and the events leading up to the Holocaust?
    • A. 

      To get good grades in school

    • B. 

      To see the warning signs and make sure genocide does not happen again

    • C. 

      Studying the Holocaust is not important

    • D. 

      By studying the Holocaust you will learn how the Nazis took over the world

  • 3. 
    What is the biggest difference between Jews and Christians?
    • A. 

      Jews celebrate Christmas and Christians don’t

    • B. 

      Jews believe in the Easter Bunny and Christians don’t

    • C. 

      Christians wear yarmulkes and Jews don’t

    • D. 

      Christians believe that Jesus is the Messiah and Jews don’t

  • 4. 
    Besides the Jews, which groups of people were also murdered in the Holocaust?
    • A. 

      Gypsies

    • B. 

      Slavs

    • C. 

      Homosexuals

    • D. 

      Jehovah's Witnesses

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What is anti-Semitism?
    • A. 

      To hate Jews

    • B. 

      To hate Nazis

    • C. 

      To hate Hitler

    • D. 

      To hate player haters

  • 6. 
    How did stereotyping the Jews benefit the Nazis?
    • A. 

      The Nazis could play loud music on their stereos

    • B. 

      The Nazis could discriminate against all the people with dark hair

    • C. 

      The Nazis could separate the Jews from society and blame their problems on them

    • D. 

      The Nazis could steal all the money from the Jews

  • 7. 
    Which of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      There is a long history of people discriminating against the Jewish people

    • B. 

      Hitler was the first to hate the Jews

    • C. 

      All Germans hate Jews

    • D. 

      All Americans throughout history have never been anti-Semites

  • 8. 
    Which two of the following are myths about Hitler? (Choose more than one)
    • A. 

      Jews did something to Hitler and that is why he hated them

    • B. 

      Hitler was sent to prison for trying to overthrow the government

    • C. 

      Hitler was part Jewish

    • D. 

      A and C only

    • E. 

      A and B only

  • 9. 
    What is the name of the book that revealed Hitler’s plans?
    • A. 

      Uncle Tom’s Cabin

    • B. 

      The Torah

    • C. 

      The Bible

    • D. 

      Mein Kampf

  • 10. 
    Who did Hitler say were the two evils of the world?
    • A. 

      Yellows and Blacks

    • B. 

      Teachers and Principals

    • C. 

      Communists and Jews

    • D. 

      Fascists and Nazis

  • 11. 
    Who did Hitler want to use as Germany’s scapegoat for all the problems of Germany?
    • A. 

      Jews

    • B. 

      Jehovah’s Witnesses

    • C. 

      David Hasslehoff

    • D. 

      Joe Lewis

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not an effect World War I had on Germany?
    • A. 

      Germany gained land from France

    • B. 

      Germany printed worthless money to pay for the damages they had caused - which led to hyperinflation [prices went up 1000%]

    • C. 

      Germany was not allowed to have an army

    • D. 

      Almost half the Germans were unemployed

  • 13. 
    According to Gobineau, what happened when races mixed?
    • A. 

      The children would be deformed

    • B. 

      The offspring would be “weak," which meant they would be dishonest and untrustworthy

    • C. 

      Everybody would be happy

    • D. 

      When you mix yellow and blue people you get green people

  • 14. 
    Who did Gobineau, and later Hitler, say was the superior race?
    • A. 

      Asians

    • B. 

      Africans

    • C. 

      Aryans

    • D. 

      Jews

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not a reason the Nazi’s used the hatred for the Jews
    • A. 

      The Nazis used the hatred of the Jews to help them rise to power

    • B. 

      Blaming the Jews made the Germans feel better

    • C. 

      Nazis used the hatred to get people to think like them and promote their racist ideas

    • D. 

      The Nazis used the hatred of Jews as a form of entertainment

  • 16. 
    Who proved to Hitler and the world that humans can not be deemed “superior” just because the color of their skin?
    • A. 

      Joe Louis and Jessie Owens

    • B. 

      Jessie Louis and Joe Owens

    • C. 

      Greg Martin and David Knapp

    • D. 

      Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Lincoln

  • 17. 
    Which is the best explanation of how Hitler’s philosophy of Fascism led to the Holocaust?
    • A. 

      Fascists believe that all the races are in competition to see who will dominate

    • B. 

      Fascists believe that force is the right way to solve problems

    • C. 

      Fascists believed democracies were weak and would not fight dictators like Hitler

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    What is the name for the laws that began to take away the rights from German Jews?
    • A. 

      Krystalnacht Laws

    • B. 

      Nuremburg Laws

    • C. 

      Nazi Laws

    • D. 

      Jude Laws

  • 19. 
    The singling out of Jews led to what event where Jewish businesses and Synagogues were vandalized and destroyed? [the start of organized violence against the Jews]
    • A. 

      Krystalnacht

    • B. 

      Krystalburger

    • C. 

      Kryschristopherson

    • D. 

      Krystaltorah

  • 20. 
    When Hitler and the Nazi’s began to conquer neighboring lands, like the Ruhr Valley, Czechoslovakia, and Austria, what did other European nations do to stop Germany?
    • A. 

      Nothing

    • B. 

      Started World War II

    • C. 

      Started World War I

    • D. 

      Bombed Pearl Harbor

  • 21. 
    What is the code word used by the Nazi’s for their plan to kill all the Jews?
    • A. 

      The Final Countdown

    • B. 

      The Final Four

    • C. 

      The Final Solution

    • D. 

      The Final Plan to Kill the Jews

  • 22. 
    How did the Nazi’s first begin to round up the Jews and physically separate them from society?
    • A. 

      Sent the Jews to a different country

    • B. 

      Put the Jews on a boat to America

    • C. 

      Put the Jews in Ghettos

    • D. 

      Created a Jewish homeland called Israel

  • 23. 
    What became the most efficient way to kill and dispose of the bodies of victims of the Holocaust?
    • A. 

      Drown and dispose of the bodies to the bottom of the ocean

    • B. 

      Shootings and mass graves

    • C. 

      Zyklon B (deadly gas) and cremate the bodies

    • D. 

      Deadly medical experiments

  • 24. 
    Why were experiments conducted on the prisoners of the concentration camps?
    • A. 

      To test severe physical conditions, war wounds, and genetic experiments to benefit the Germans

    • B. 

      To torture the Jews because they were deemed “inferior”

    • C. 

      To understand what happens when races mix

    • D. 

      To prove the ideas of Joseph Arthur Comte de Gobineau were correct

  • 25. 
    Who was known as the “Angel of Death”?
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      Karl Lueger

    • C. 

      Heinrich Himmler

    • D. 

      Josef Mengele