Fascist Italy - The Rise Of Fascism

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Liberal Fascism Quizzes & Trivia

The Rise of Fascism and Mussolini's appointment as Prime Minister


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Too larger number of people could vote

    • B. 

      A limited Franchise

    • C. 

      They were brainwashed not to support it

    • D. 

      There was strong regionalism

    • E. 

      Lack of support from the papacy

  • 2. 
    The Seizure of Fiume was carried out by which nationalist and First World War hero?
    • A. 

      Gabrielle d'Annunzio

    • B. 

      Gabriella o'azio

    • C. 

      Gabrielle d'Anonzia

  • 3. 
    What does Italia Irredenta mean?
    • A. 

      Illogical Italy

    • B. 

      Unredeemed Italy

    • C. 

      Irritated Italy

    • D. 

      Dented Italy

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      The PSI and the PPI (two largest parties) shared a majority of the seats but refused to work together in government

    • B. 

      A Earthquake caused the government building to collapse

    • C. 

      The PPI introduced new laws on winning the election

  • 5. 
    Bienno rosso: the two 'red years' of 1919-20, during which the threat of the trades union and socialist movements seemed likely to lead to a Russian-style revolution. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What two important moves did Mussolini make in November 1921?
    • A. 

      Signed an pact with the PSI to end violence

    • B. 

      Returned the policy of Squadre violence

    • C. 

      United the movements (RAS) as a single party - the PNF.

    • D. 

      Threatened the police and army

  • 7. 
    The March on Rome took place in ______ ____
  • 8. 
    Luigi Facta was the last ______ _______ of Italy before Mussolini.
  • 9. 
    King Victor Emmanuel III backed down when he and Facta met to get martial law declared as he was afraid it would lead to a communist uprising in the south.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Mussolini was able to achieve a one-party state by 1925 because:
    • A. 

      It was endorsed by the King and parliament

    • B. 

      All other parties resigned

    • C. 

      Use of the MSVN

    • D. 

      The murder of socialist deputy Matteotti

    • E. 

      He was granted Emergency decree powers for 12 months

    • F. 

      He was Superman!

  • 11. 
    The ____ law stated that the party that gained the largest share of the votes – provided they had gained at least 25 percent of the votes – gained two-thirds of the seats in parliament
  • 12. 
    In January 1926 government by decree was legalised, then in Ocober 1926, a formal decree was passed that banned all other political parties. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False