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Japan and WWII

Quiz by Kanika Nolasco

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  • Q1

    Japan's relationship with the U.S. was ________________before WW2.

    stable; they relied on one another for trade

    non-existent

    necessary since the U.S. had to rely so heavily on Japan for all resources

    hostile with no trade agreements

    30s
  • Q2

    Why did Japan need other countries or other territories so badly?

    Japan was self-sufficient and had all the resources it would ever need.

    Japan didn't have enough people and needed to grow their population.

    Japan did not have a lot of natural resources and needed more to avoid economic crisis.

    Japan's economy was too strong.

    30s
  • Q3

    What was the U.S. response to Japan dominating other Southeast Asian countries for their resources?

    The U.S. gave Japan money to help them take over more countries

    The U.S. imposed sanctions/embargos on Japan to try and stop them from taking over Southeast Asian countries.

    The U.S. gave China to Japan to keep their economy afloat.

    The U.S. did nothing.

    30s
  • Q4

    The United States imposed an oil embargo on Japan as a result of _____

    The United States' desire to wage war on the Axis powers.

    Japan's attack on U.S. ally China.

    Japan's refusal to trade with the U.S.

    Japan's desire to take over the U.S.

    30s
  • Q5

    Why did Japan attack Pearl Harbor? 

    to force the U.S. to enter WW2

    because the U.S. attacked them first

    no particular reason

    in response to the oil embargo, and to stop the U.S. from interfering with their domination of other Southeast Asian countries

    30s
  • Q6

    How did the United States respond to Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor?

    the U.S. asked Germany and Italy for help

    they resumed trade with Japan

    the U.S. entered WW2 and bombed Japan (Hiroshima & Nagasaki)

    they did not respond

    30s
  • Q7

    Why did the U.S. use bombs on Japan?

    to prolong the war

    to end the war quickly

    to keep Japan from dropping nuclear bombs on them

    30s
  • Q8

    Burns, blindness, cancer, and birth defects are all some of the results of _______

    the trade barriers placed on Japan

    the bombings that took place in Hiroshima & Nagasaki

    Pearl Harbor

    30s
  • Q9

    How was Japan's economy after WW2?

    stagnant

    growing

    prosperous

    devastated

    30s
  • Q10

    Occupying and governing Japan and starting a new constitution under a democratic constitutional monarchy are all ways that the U.S. ___________.

    rebuilt Japan after the war

    defeated Japan

    abandoned

    punished Japan

    30s
  • Q11

    Why did the United States occupy and rebuild Japan?

    to dominate Southeast Asia

    to protect them from the rest of the Allied nations

    there is no known reason

    they wanted to stop Japan from becoming a communist dictatorship

    30s
  • Q12

    Ultimately the U.S. helped Japan  ________ after the war.

    pay for war damages

    rebuild their economy

    get rid of farms

    become a communist dictatorship

    30s
  • Q13

    Japan's relationship with the U.S. was ________________before WW2.

    necessary since the U.S. had to rely so heavily on Japan for all resources

    hostile with no trade agreements

    non-existent

    stable; they relied on one another for trade

    30s
  • Q14

    Japan's relationship with the U.S. was ________________before WW2.

    hostile with no trade agreements

    non-existent

    stable; they relied on one another for trade

    necessary since the U.S. had to rely so heavily on Japan for all resources

    30s

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