Occupations, Agreements & Appeasement: Causes of the Second World War - Quiz & Worksheet


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

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1. The term 'Anschluss' refers to the _____.

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz focuses on the various causes and the buildup to what would become World War II.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This WWII quiz is here to test your ability to:

  • Recall who negotiated the Munich Agreement
  • Recognize what 'Anschluss' refers to
  • Identify the pact between Germany and Japan
  • Know the events that led to World War II
  • Recognize true statements about the causes of WWII

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most relevant information from the related history lesson
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider if a statement relating to WWII is true or false
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've acquired to identify important figures and events associated with the lead-up to WWII

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, review the lesson titled Occupations, Agreements & Appeasement: Causes of the Second World War. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explain German provocations and alliances
  • Summarize German territorial expansion
  • Identify key terms such as the Sudeten Crisis and the Axis Powers