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The Second World War (1930-1945) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What was Kristallnacht?

Question 2 2. What was Operation Overlord?

Question 3 3. Various types of media used for the express purpose of influencing attitudes about a particular issue can be considered:

Question 4 4. Which is NOT true about the aftermath of the Battle of Berlin?

Question 5 5. Which of the following was NOT a feature of the Nazi Party?

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Question 6 6. Which nations made up the Axis powers throughout most of WWII?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT true about the American home front during World War II?

Question 8 8. What was a kamikaze attack?

Question 9 9. Why did Japan attack Pearl Harbor?

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements concerning the German invasion of the Soviet Union is NOT true?

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Question 11 11. Why did Germany sign the Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact?

Question 12 12. The underground complex where Hitler and Eva Braun killed themselves was called?

Question 13 13. Which action prompted the United States to enter World War II?

Question 14 14. Which of these tenets was NOT part of the Nine Power Treaty?

Question 15 15. What was the conclusion of the Nye Committee?

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

Question 17 17. Who negotiated the Munich Agreement with Hitler, and then proclaimed 'peace for our time'?

Question 18 18. What was the full name of the Nazi Party?

Question 19 19. What was the Battle of the Bulge?

Question 20 20. Which action prompted the United States to enter WWII?

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Question 21 21. Most countries celebrated 'Victory in Europe Day' on which date?

Question 22 22. What was the Manhattan Project?

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. Which statement is true regarding the Holocaust?

Question 25 25. During the Battle of Berlin, what civilian militia fought to defend the city? (Hint: it was composed mainly of teenagers and elderly men)

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Question 26 26.

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 27 27. 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?

Question 28 28. Which term refers to the civilian populace during a time of war?

Question 29 29. How was Germany supposed to be divided based on the deal at the Yalta conference?

Question 30 30. What was Operation Torch?

The Second World War (1930-1945) Chapter Exam Instructions

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