Wh9 Final Part Five 2019 Jc

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World History Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was one of the founders of the Chinese Communist Party?
    • A. 

      Hitler

    • B. 

      Mao Zedong

    • C. 

      Chiang Kai-Shek

    • D. 

      Stalin

  • 2. 
    What was the name of the alliance established by European Communist nations in response to NATO?
    • A. 

      Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

    • B. 

      Second World

    • C. 

      Warsaw Pact

    • D. 

      Iron Curtain

  • 3. 
    __________ was represented at the Paris Peace Conference by David Lloyd George.
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      Great Britain

  • 4. 
    During WWI what did the British navy do to prevent supplies from reaching Germany ports?
    • A. 

      Trenches

    • B. 

      Blockade

    • C. 

      Airplanes

    • D. 

      Machine guns

  • 5. 
    What type of people believe in equality of outcome?
    • A. 

      Socialists and communists

    • B. 

      Liberty people

    • C. 

      Capitalists

    • D. 

      Constitutionalists

  • 6. 
    What happened between the trenches on the first Christmas of the Great War?
    • A. 

      Germans dug tunnels and made a surprise attack on the British.

    • B. 

      Americans provided new machine guns for the British.

    • C. 

      Soldiers on both sides met each other without weapons and sang Christmas carols including the most famous song, Silent Night, Holy Night.

    • D. 

      British used chemical gas for the first time in war.

  • 7. 
    With which of the following is Karl Marx most closely associated?
    • A. 

      Communism

    • B. 

      Trade unionism

    • C. 

      Freedom

    • D. 

      Utilitarianism

  • 8. 
    Who were the Zionists?
    • A. 

      French journalists who opposed an army cover-up

    • B. 

      People who wanted a homeland in Palestine for the Jews

    • C. 

      Founders of France's Third Republic

    • D. 

      Supporters of the British Parliament

  • 9. 
    What was the biggest fear of constantly wet feet during war?
    • A. 

      Trench foot

    • B. 

      Sweaty feet

    • C. 

      Cramps

    • D. 

      Loss of appetite

  • 10. 
    All of the following joined the Axis Powers EXCEPT
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Germany.

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Japan

  • 11. 
    Which of the following was a key idea in the free-market system?
    • A. 

      Protect the nation's industries from foreign competition

    • B. 

      Give government complete control of the means of production

    • C. 

      Establish minimum wages and maximum working hours

    • D. 

      Limited government interference in economic matters

  • 12. 
    What event provoked the secession of the Southern states from the United States? 
    • A. 

      Election of Abraham Lincoln

    • B. 

      Attack by the British

    • C. 

      War with Mexico

    • D. 

      The Emancipation Proclamation

  • 13. 
    What does the D in D-Day mean?
    • A. 

      Destruction

    • B. 

      Day

    • C. 

      Demolition

    • D. 

      Doomsday

  • 14. 
    Which two African countries were never colonized by European imperial powers?
    • A. 

      Nigeria and South Africa

    • B. 

      Ethiopia and Liberia

    • C. 

      French West Africa and Algeria

    • D. 

      Egypt and the Sudan

  • 15. 
    Where were atomic bombs dropped?
    • A. 

      Dresden and Berlin

    • B. 

      Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    • C. 

      Tokyo and Hong Kong

    • D. 

      Leyte Island and Midway

  • 16. 
    In the 1940s and 1950s, what did the region described as being "behind the iron curtain" include?
    • A. 

      German Democratic Republic, or East Germany

    • B. 

      Soviet Union only

    • C. 

      Democratic nations of Western Europe

    • D. 

      Soviet Union and its satellite nations

  • 17. 
    The territory between the trenches was known as _____________________.
    • A. 

      No-Man’s Land

    • B. 

      Front line land

    • C. 

      Never-Never Land

    • D. 

      The battle land

  • 18. 
    What is the policy of glorifying power and keeping an army prepared for war?
    • A. 

      Imperialism

    • B. 

      Patriotism

    • C. 

      Nationalism

    • D. 

      Militarism

  • 19. 
    Who organized the D-Day invasion as the supreme commander of the Western Allied forces in Europe?
    • A. 

      General George Patton

    • B. 

      General Erwin Rommel

    • C. 

      General Dwight D. Eisenhower

    • D. 

      General Bernard Montgomery

  • 20. 
    What were Gandhi's tactics for resistance to British rule?
    • A. 

      Riots and street killings

    • B. 

      The purge

    • C. 

      Non-violent resistance and civil disobedience

    • D. 

      Attacking British government buildings

  • 21. 
    The United States and the Soviet Union had a dangerous crisis over the presence of Soviet missiles in
    • A. 

      Cuba.

    • B. 

      Iraq.

    • C. 

      Afghanistan.

    • D. 

      Iran.

  • 22. 
    What was the French port city near the Belgian border from which a fleet of British ships and civilian boats evacuated soldiers in 1940?
    • A. 

      Luftwaffe

    • B. 

      Maginot Line

    • C. 

      Normandy

    • D. 

      Dunkirk

  • 23. 
    Nazism was the German form of
    • A. 

      A coalition government.

    • B. 

      Socialism.

    • C. 

      Fascism.

    • D. 

      Communism.

  • 24. 
    What caused people to like fascism in Italy and Germany?
    • A. 

      People had a fear of Communist revolution.

    • B. 

      Fascists promised a loss of individual rights.

    • C. 

      Fascists wanted to control industry.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    The title of Hitler's book Mein Kampf in English is
    • A. 

      Master Race.

    • B. 

      Well-Being.

    • C. 

      My Country.

    • D. 

      My Struggle.