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STAAR US History: World War II Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What was the conclusion of the Nye Committee?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is an isolationist policy?

Question 3 3. How were women involved in World War II?

Question 4 4. Which of the following events prompted the state of undeclared war that existed between the United States and Japan?

Question 5 5. Which was not a group targeted by the Nazis?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following was NOT a role for American women during the war?

Question 7 7. Why did Japan attack Pearl Harbor?

Question 8 8. Though Japan had invaded _____ earlier, they did not attack the United States until _____?

Question 9 9. Which action prompted the United States to enter World War II?

Question 10 10. Despite discrimination, which of the following African American units was (were) famous?

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. Which is NOT a position that Harry Truman held?

Question 13 13. Which of the following did NOT figure into Truman's decision to drop the bombs?

Question 14 14. What was the significance of General George Patton writing, 'Dear Ike: Today I spat in the Seine?'

Question 15 15. Which of the following is true concerning the involvement of the United States, at least initially, in fighting World War II?

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Question 16 16. Why was the Battle of Midway so pivotal to the war in the Pacific?

Question 17 17. Which of these is NOT true about Thomas Dewey?

Question 18 18. Who directed the Manhattan Project?

Question 19 19.

In what ways did Hitler violate the Treaty of Versailles?

I. Invading Ethiopia

II. Militarizing the Rhineland

III. Signing military alliances

IV. Seizing the Sudetenland

Question 20 20. How did American entry into WW2 impact the life of everyday Americans?

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Question 21 21. What was NOT a reason that Henry Wallace was kicked off of FDR's ticket?

Question 22 22. Which American president made the decision to use atomic weapons?

Question 23 23. What did the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 do?

Question 24 24. How did the Marines and Airborne get most of their soldiers?

Question 25 25. How did Executive Order 9066 affect Japanese Americans?

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Question 26 26. When was V-J Day in America?

Question 27 27. What was Kristallnacht?

Question 28 28. In WWII, how were civil liberties violated by the U.S. government?

Question 29 29. What was a kamikaze attack?

Question 30 30. Following the Battle of Midway, the United States and its allies adopted a strategy of island hopping. How did Japanese military commanders, soldiers and pilots respond to that strategy?

STAAR US History: World War II 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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