AP European History - World War II: Homeschool Curriculum Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why was Hitler's invasion of Poland significant for World War II?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is true concerning the involvement of the United States, at least initially, in fighting World War II?

Question 3 3. After the fall of France, how did Germany try to defeat England?

Question 4 4. Why was Hitler's blitzkrieg attack strategy innovative?

Question 5 5. How was the Soviet Union involved in World War II?

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Question 6 6. The Maginot Line had two main weak points: at the Franco-Belgian border and _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the following countries did NOT have a hand in governing German territory after World War II?

Question 8 8. Following World War II, what strategy did the United States adopt to deal with the threat of communism?

Question 9 9. Which was not a group targeted by the Nazis?

Question 10 10. What was the conclusion of the Nye Committee?

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Question 11 11. How can you summarize the Atlantic Charter?

Question 12 12. What was the Final Solution?

Question 13 13. How did Hitler plan to force Great Britain to surrender?

Question 14 14. In February 1945, the Allies fire-bombed the German city of Dresden. Although controversial, the destruction of the city played an important role in the Allied war effort. Why?

Question 15 15. Why was the Potsdam declaration relevant to ending World War II?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following did NOT figure into Truman's decision to drop the bombs?

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements concerning the German invasion of the Soviet Union is NOT true?

Question 18 18. You have been asked to give a presentation dealing with the results of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Which of the following should you mention?

Question 19 19. Which statement is true regarding the Holocaust?

Question 20 20. Which of the following events prompted the state of undeclared war that existed between the United States and Japan?

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Question 21 21. Why was the Battle of Midway so pivotal to the war in the Pacific?

Question 22 22. What was Operation Torch?

Question 23 23. Which of these tenets was NOT part of the Nine Power Treaty?

Question 24 24. Who directed the Manhattan Project?

Question 25 25. How did the response of France differ from the response of Great Britain to Germany's invasion of Poland?

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Question 26 26. What German term, meaning 'living space,' did Hitler use to justify expanding a German Empire?

Question 27 27. Why did Chamberlain maintain his policy of appeasement concerning Germany prior to World War II ?

Question 28 28. Why was Blitzkrieg significant to the German war effort?

Question 29 29. What was Kristallnacht?

Question 30 30. Why did Japan attack Pearl Harbor?

AP European History - World War II: Homeschool Curriculum Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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