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World War II (1939-1945) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did Germany sign the Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact?

Question 2 2. Who directed the Manhattan Project?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. What was a kamikaze attack?

Question 5 5. What event officially led to the United States joining World War II

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Question 6 6. The term 'Anschluss' refers to the _____.

Question 7 7. Which nations made up the Axis powers throughout most of WWII?

Question 8 8. The idea of taking strategic locations in the Pacific rather than every single holding during World War II was known as

Question 9 9. Which of the following is true concerning the involvement of the United States, at least initially, in fighting World War II?

Question 10 10. How can you summarize the Atlantic Charter?

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Question 11 11. Why did the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor?

Question 12 12. Two atomic bombs were dropped on which country during World War II?

Question 13 13. Which of the following was not a target of the Holocaust?

Question 14 14. The plan to liberate France from the Nazis began on

Question 15 15. What are the dates of the holocaust?

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Question 16 16. Which was a result of the Yalta Conference?

Question 17 17.

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 18 18. Which statement is true regarding the Holocaust?

Question 19 19. Who led the American delegation at Potsdam near the end of World War II?

Question 20 20. Germany's quick overtaking of Europe was done using the fighting strategy known as

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Question 21 21. All of the following are true, EXCEPT:

Question 22 22. Which of the following was not a cause of World War II

Question 23 23. What was the significance of General George Patton writing, 'Dear Ike: Today I spat in the Seine?'

Question 24 24. Why was McArthur's surrender of the Philippines significant?

Question 25 25. Why did Japan attack Pearl Harbor?

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Question 26 26. Which was a result of the Potsdam Conference?

Question 27 27. Who negotiated the Munich Agreement with Hitler, and then proclaimed 'peace for our time'?

Question 28 28. World War II officially began when Germany invaded

Question 29 29. Which was not a group targeted by the Nazis?

Question 30 30. The 1936 anti-communist alliance between Germany and Japan is called the _____

World War II (1939-1945) Chapter Exam Instructions

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