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Eleventh History: Unit Six

Quiz by Beth Parmer

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  • Q1
    General _____ led the Third Army into Paris to liberate the city from German occupation.
    George Marshall
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Douglas MacArthur
    George Patton
  • Q2
    Truman's aim in deciding to drop the atomic bomb was to _____.
    show how powerful the United States was
    end the war and save American lives
    find out how destructive the bomb really was
    teach Japanese military leaders a lesson
  • Q3
    The general who led Allied troops in battles on the islands of Bataan, Leyte, and Iwo Jima was
    Charles Brown.
    Chester Nimitz.
    Dwight D. Eisenhower.
    Douglas MacArthur.
  • Q4
    Which of the following leaders transformed the Soviet Union from a rural nation into an industrial power?
  • Q5
    Which of the following correctly matches the politician with his nation?
    Britain -- Charles de Gaulle
    Spain -- Francisco Franco
    Austria -- Joseph Stalin
    France -- Neville Chamberlain
  • Q6
    In following a policy of appeasement, what did Britain and France do?
    entered into a formal defense alliance
    submitted to Hitler's demands
    declared war on Germany
    pressured the United States to enter the war
  • Q7
    The actions of which country finally forced the United States to enter the war?
    the Soviet Union
  • Q8
    In what German region bordering France and Belgium did Adolf Hitler send troops, in violation of the Treaty of Versailles which had demilitarized the region?
  • Q9
    How were Britain and France drawn into war with Germany?
    Germany had attacked Czechoslovakia.
    Germany had attacked Poland.
    Germany had pulled out of the League of Nations.
    Hitler had taken power in Germany.
  • Q10
    What caused militarist leaders to gain control of the Japanese government in the early 1930s?
    U.S. shipments of arms and supplies to China
    a civil war in Japan
    their successful invasion of resource-rich Manchuria
    Hideki Tojo's appointment as prime minister
  • Q11
    Which of the following statements most accurately reflects Roosevelt's feelings toward joining the war?
    He wanted to help the Allies but had to appease U.S. citizens who opposed entering the war.
    He wanted to avoid the war because he did not see it as a threat to the United States.
    He did not understand the position of isolationists and was eager to join the war.
    He agreed with the isolationists and promoted an isolationist policy.
  • Q12
    What was the Lend-Lease Act?
    a policy allowing the president to provide arms to certain foreign countries
    an order to shoot German U-boats on sight
    a statement of war aims compiled by Roosevelt and Churchill
    a nonaggression pact between Germany and the Soviet Union
  • Q13
    What was the Rape of Nanjing?
    the stealing of Japanese art treasures by Chinese troops after capturing the city
    the stealing of Chinese art treasures by Japanese troops after capturing the city
    a murderous rampage by Chinese troops after capturing the city
    a murderous rampage by Japanese troops after capturing the city
  • Q14
    The Supreme Commander of U.S. forces in Europe was
    Dwight D. Eisenhower.
    George Marshall.
    George Patton.
    Douglas MacArthur.
  • Q15
    What is genocide, as practiced by the Nazis?
    the killing of people for the purpose of creating terror
    the abuse of a nation's citizens by their own government
    the broadcasting of anti-Semitic ideas
    the deliberate extermination of a specific group of people

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