The West Between The Wars, 1919-1939 Chapter 17 B

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World War II Quizzes & Trivia

“The West between the Wars” concerns what life was like in western civilisation between the First and Second World Wars, and the key events that took place during those time periods. What do you know about it?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Guaranteed Germany's borders with France and Belgium
    • A. 

      Kristallnacht

    • B. 

      New Deal

    • C. 

      Treaty of Locarno

  • 2. 
    Policy of government intervention in the U.S. economy
    • A. 

      Kristallnacht

    • B. 

      New Deal

    • C. 

      Treaty of Locarno

  • 3. 
    Government that aims to control the political , economic, social, interllectual, and cultural lives of its citizens
    • A. 

      Axis Power

    • B. 

      Totalitarian

    • C. 

      Secular

  • 4. 
    Mussolini's band of black-shirted, armed Fascists
    • A. 

      Totalitarian

    • B. 

      Kristallnacht

    • C. 

      Squadristi

  • 5. 
    Used his post to gain control of the Communist Party
    • A. 

      Joseph Stalin

    • B. 

      Hermann Hesse

    • C. 

      Savador Dali'

  • 6. 
    Term misused by the Nazis to identify their "master race" 
    • A. 

      Economist

    • B. 

      Aryan

    • C. 

      Ulema

  • 7. 
    "night of shattered glass"
    • A. 

      Politburo

    • B. 

      Reparation

    • C. 

      Kristallnacht

  • 8. 
    Painted a world in which the irrational became visible
    • A. 

      Hermann Hesse

    • B. 

      Salvador Dali'

    • C. 

      Joseph Goebbels

  • 9. 
    Author of Siddhartha and Steppenwolf
    • A. 

      Hermann Hesse

    • B. 

      Salvador Dali'

    • C. 

      Joseph Goebbels

  • 10. 
    Propaganda minister of Nazi Germany
    • A. 

      Hermann Hesse

    • B. 

      Salvador Dali'

    • C. 

      Joseph Goebbels

  • 11. 
    To deal with runaway German inflation, an international commission created the Dawes Plan, which
    • A. 

      Cancelled Britain's reparation debt, angering the Axis Powers.

    • B. 

      Reduced Germany's reparations debt.

    • C. 

      Reduced the interest rates paid by Germany on its foreign loans.

    • D. 

      Increased the price paid by foreign markets for German products

  • 12. 
    An ___________ is a period of low economic activity and rising unemployment.
    • A. 

      Economic cycle

    • B. 

      Expressionist cycle

    • C. 

      Economic depression

    • D. 

      Inflationary period

  • 13. 
    Fascism glorifies the state above the individual by emphasizing the need for
    • A. 

      A strong central government led by a dictorial ruler.

    • B. 

      A communal system of play in which the state owns the means of production.

    • C. 

      Special taxes to help pay for public works programs.

    • D. 

      Volunteers to help build bridges, roads, and public buildings.

  • 14. 
    The ___________ was the lleading policy -making body of Communist Party.
    • A. 

      Squadristi

    • B. 

      NEP

    • C. 

      Politburo

    • D. 

      Ulema

  • 15. 
    Who led the Spanish military in a revolt against the democratic government?
    • A. 

      Richard Blaine

    • B. 

      Francusco Franco

    • C. 

      Benito Mussolini

    • D. 

      Leon Trotsky

  • 16. 
    A factor in leading many Germans to accept Hitler and the Nazis was
    • A. 

      Hitler's abolition of the Reichstag

    • B. 

      The regime's temporary suspension of all crime for four years.

    • C. 

      The Catholic Church's support of the new regime.

    • D. 

      The belief that Hitler had ended Germany's economic depression.

  • 17. 
    What were the Nuremberg laws?
    • A. 

      They excluded Jews from German citizenship and forbade marriages between Jews and Germans.

    • B. 

      They banned books, magazines, and newspapers not strictly approved by the Nazi government.

    • C. 

      They outlawed all religion in Germany, making Hitler's regime a completely secular state.

    • D. 

      They imposed high fines for citizens having loud, boisterous parties in their homes.

  • 18. 
    Dadaist were artists who
    • A. 

      Were ordered by Hitler to create pro-nazi, pro-Germany works of public art.

    • B. 

      Tried to express in ntheir art their revulsion for what they saw as the insanity of life.

    • C. 

      Separated everyday objects from their normal contexts.

    • D. 

      Thought modern art was degenerate.

  • 19. 
    James Joyce's novel Ulysses is the most famous example of
    • A. 

      Literary surrealism.

    • B. 

      The influence of dadaism on the nonvisual arts.

    • C. 

      The postmodern literary novel.

    • D. 

      The "stream of consciousness" technique.

  • 20. 
    Mein Kampf was
    • A. 

      A book written by Adolf Hitler while he was in prison.

    • B. 

      A surrealist painting by Salvador Dali".

    • C. 

      A novel by Hermann Hesse that showed the psychological confusion of men.

    • D. 

      A dadaist photomontage by Marilyn Monroe that commeted on women's roles.

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