Edlemann's World History World War 2 Pretest

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World War II Quizzes & Trivia

Short quiz to ascertain present level of understanding of World War 2 long term learning targets


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is it true that Benito Mussolini was considered a facist?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The Prime Minister  of Japan durin the war yrs was
    • A. 

      Hideki Mayajima

    • B. 

      Hideki Tojo

    • C. 

      Hideki Mitsubishi

    • D. 

      Hideki Kayima

  • 3. 
    The area bordering France and germany that was reclaimed by Adolf Hitler prior to World War 2 was
    • A. 

      Cherbourg

    • B. 

      Normandy

    • C. 

      Sudetenland

    • D. 

      Alsace Lorraine

  • 4. 
    The Germans,Itlaians and the Japanese were better known as the_______ powers
    • A. 

      Antwerp powers

    • B. 

      Axle

    • C. 

      Axis

    • D. 

      Trifactor

  • 5. 
    The military strategy practiced by Americans against the Japanese was called
    • A. 

      Puddle-jumping

    • B. 

      Operation strikeback

    • C. 

      Island campaign

    • D. 

      Island-hopping

  • 6. 
    The Fate of a great many Japanese Americans during the war
    • A. 

      Holocaust

    • B. 

      Interaction treatment

    • C. 

      Internment

    • D. 

      Treason

  • 7. 
    The meeting location of all the Allied Leaders near the end of the war
    • A. 

      Los Angeles

    • B. 

      Bejing

    • C. 

      Moscow

    • D. 

      Yalta

  • 8. 
    Allied invasion of France June 1944
    • A. 

      Victory Day

    • B. 

      Liberation Day

    • C. 

      Invasion France

    • D. 

      D DAy

  • 9. 
    The use of words,images,ideas and symbols to strongly push a specific causes agenda.
    • A. 

      Appropriation

    • B. 

      Copyright

    • C. 

      Media strike

    • D. 

      Propaganda

  • 10. 
    The use of this idea helped save metal,food,clothing etc.. to be used by the defense dept to help aid the war effort. it required the use of stamps along with money.
    • A. 

      Recycling

    • B. 

      Reusing

    • C. 

      Reducing

    • D. 

      Rationing

  • 11. 
    America was eager to get in the war in the late 1930's
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Franklin Roosevelt hated actually dropping the bomb on Japan.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Africa was lucky it didnt have any fighting on it during World War 2
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    When Neville Chamberlain allowed Hitler to take the Sudetenland he was__________ him.
    • A. 

      Appeasing

    • B. 

      Pleasing

    • C. 

      Bribing

    • D. 

      Cowering

  • 15. 
    A state with absolute power from the moment your born to you die is a _____________ state
    • A. 

      Facist

    • B. 

      Communist

    • C. 

      Socialist

    • D. 

      Totalitarian

  • 16. 
    This city saw Germany's war against Russia turn against them
    • A. 

      St Petersburg

    • B. 

      Satlingrad

    • C. 

      Moscow

    • D. 

      Petrograd

  • 17. 
    A new type of warfare consisting of planes,cannon and tank all used at the same time quickly was called
    • A. 

      Quicksilver attack

    • B. 

      Speed assault

    • C. 

      Untersee onslaught

    • D. 

      Blitzkrieg

  • 18. 
    Mass Murderer and dictator of Russia
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      Benito Mussolini

    • C. 

      Arnold Horseshack

    • D. 

      Stalin

  • 19. 
    Political movement that preached intense nationalism and often racism
    • A. 

      Dictatorship

    • B. 

      Facism

    • C. 

      Imperialism

    • D. 

      Socialism

  • 20. 
    Women outside of raising children did not have much to do with the war effort in the USA
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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