World War II Review

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World War II Review

Tell me what you know about WWII.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who admired Mussolini the most?
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      Vladimir Lenin

    • C. 

      Kaiser Wilhelm II

    • D. 

      Mao Zedong

    • E. 

      Josef Stalin

  • 2. 
    What is another name for the Nationalist Socialist German Workers' Party?
    • A. 

      Fascist Party

    • B. 

      Nazi Party

    • C. 

      Totalitarian Party

    • D. 

      Non-Aggression Party

  • 3. 
    Who was the leader of the Communist Party in the Soviet Union (Russia) during WWII?
    • A. 

      Emperor Hirohito

    • B. 

      Adolph Hitler

    • C. 

      Joseph Stalin

    • D. 

      Benito Mussolini

  • 4. 
    What are the years for WWII? (War beginning to end)
    • A. 

      1939-1945

    • B. 

      1941-1945

    • C. 

      1940-1945

    • D. 

      1939-1941

  • 5. 
    Rationing was a way to...
    • A. 

      Prevent widespread malnutrition in the US

    • B. 

      Prevented unemployment

    • C. 

      Dealt with wartime jobs

    • D. 

      Dealt with wartime shortages

  • 6. 
    With whom did Hitler sign an non-aggression pact with before the war began?
    • A. 

      Soviet Union

    • B. 

      US

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Poland

  • 7. 
    Why did the policy of appeasement with Hitler continue as his aggressive actions increased?
    • A. 

      Rebuilding after World War I (France and England)

    • B. 

      WWI recovery- financial and human cost high

    • C. 

      Great Depression Recovery

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    WWII began with the German invasion of France.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The rise of powerful dictators in Europe would be a cause of WWII.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    It was a goal of Hitler to disperse the German speaking peoples of Europe into different nations before 1939.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The US approved the Treaty of Versailles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Germany was able to keep all of the land that it had acquired before WWI began.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Germany took most of the blame for WWI.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The League of Nations brought a lasting peace to all of Europe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The League of Nations was to create a safe place for nations to work out disagreements.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    What event is best described by the political cartoon?
    • A. 

      Treaty of Versailles not being approved by the US

    • B. 

      End of WWI

    • C. 

      Beginning of WWII

    • D. 

      Treaty of Paris

  • 17. 
    Which of the following does not describe the passage of the Nuremberg Laws?
    • A. 

      Took away the rights of all German citizens

    • B. 

      Took away the rights of Jews living in Germany in 1935

    • C. 

      Created discrminination towards the Jews living in Germany

    • D. 

      Many businesses closed under this legislation, Jews lost jobs

  • 18. 
    Rationed items were....
    • A. 

      Coffee, tea

    • B. 

      Sugar

    • C. 

      Butter

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    Hilter created what type of government in 1933 (Germany)?
    • A. 

      Monarchy

    • B. 

      Totalitarian (dictatorship)

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Communism

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is not a component of Fascism? 
    • A. 

      Extreme nationalism

    • B. 

      Dictatorship/totalitarian government

    • C. 

      Democracy with capitalist economy

    • D. 

      Use of violence and terror in order to get desired results

  • 21. 
    Mein Kampf was Hitler's autobiography in which he gave blame to the Jews for the problems of the German economy/government. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Where did the Renaissance begin? 
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Portugal

  • 23. 
    Da Vinci was often called a "Renaissance Man". What does that mean?
    • A. 

      He was born during the Renaissance

    • B. 

      He lived and worked during the Renaissance

    • C. 

      He was skilled in many areas- math, science, inventing, arts, etc

    • D. 

      He was only a famous painter during the Renaissance

  • 24. 
    Martin Luther helped to begin unknowingly what key event?
    • A. 

      Renaissance

    • B. 

      Protestant Reformation

    • C. 

      Age of Discovery

    • D. 

      Enlightenment

  • 25. 
    After WWII began, the only major Allied Power that had not been conquered by Germany, remaining was Great Britain. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False