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What was the U.S. response to Japanese aggression in Southeast Asia in mid-1941?
a) cut oil supplies to Japan
b) declare war on Japan
c) broke off peace talks with Japan
d) began a boycott of Japanese-made products

What was the significance of the Atlantic Charter both during and after the war?
a) It upheld rights of free trade and choice of government, and it became the plan for postwar peace.
b) It cut off trade with Axis Powers and established trade embargoes for the postwar era.
c) It established an alliance between Great Britain and the United States to oversee postwar peace.
d) It was signed on a ship in the Atlantic where the U.S. navy would soon enter an undeclared naval war with Germany.

What was the result of Germany's invasion of Poland?
a) Britain and France declared war on Germany.
b) Britain and France sued for peace with Germany.
c) Soviet forces came to Poland's defense.
d) Soviet forces invaded Germany.

What was the main target of the kamikazes?
a) ships
b) air bases
c) ground troops
d) civilian populations

What was the goal of Hitler's Final Solution?
a) It was genocide of people the Nazis considered inferior.
b) It was a way to amass more soldiers for the invasion of Russia.
c) It was a system for winning the war before the Americans entered.
d) It was a process to divide up his territories among his generals.

What was significant about the Battle of Midway?
a) It turned the war in the Pacific against the Japanese.
b) It marked the end of the war for the Japanese.
c) It destroyed the whole of the Japanese navy.
d) All of these.

What was the Allies' plan for victory over the Nazis?
a) The Allies would fight Germany on two fronts to weaken it.
b) The Allies instigated Operation Torch to burn key points in Germany.
c) The Allies would join forces on the Eastern Front and invade Germany.
d) The Allies focused their forces on North Africa to keep control of the oil.

What was Hitler's prime reason for wanting to take Poland?
a) He wanted the Polish Corridor and the port city of Danzig.
b) He knew it would be a bargaining chip with the Soviet Union.
c) He knew it would cause Great Britain and France to declare war.
d) All of these.

What prompted Great Britain and France to declare war on Germany?
a) German invasion of Poland
b) German invasion of Czechoslovakia
c) Soviet invasion of Poland
d) German invasion of France

Where were atomic bombs dropped?
a) Hiroshima and Nagasaki
b) Leyte Island and Midway
c) Dresden and Berlin
d) Tokyo and Hong Kong

Which of the following nations paid the greatest price in terms of the number of lives lost during the war?
a) Soviet Union
b) Germany
c) Japan
d) France

Which of the following occurred on D-Day?
a) the Allied invasion of France
b) the Allied invasion of Italy
c) the Allied bombing of Hiroshima
d) the Allied bombing of Nagasaki

Which of the following was addressed by the Nuremberg Trials?
a) the Holocaust
b) the use of nuclear bombs
c) the firebombing of Dresden
d) the internment of Japanese-American citizens

Which of the following was the location of a Nazi extermination camp?
a) Auschwitz
b) Dresden
c) Warsaw
d) Berlin

Who led efforts to draw up the Japanese constitution?
a) Douglas MacArthur
b) Emperor Hirohito
c) Harry Truman
d) Hideki Tojo

Who organized and oversaw the demilitarization of Japan?
a) U.S. Army
b) U.S. Congress
c) Diet of Japan
d) emperor of Japan

Who was the mastermind of the island-hopping strategy?
a) Douglas MacArthur
b) Franklin Roosevelt
c) James H. Doolittle
d) Chester Nimitz

Who was the supreme commander of the Western Allied forces in Europe?
a) General Dwight D. Eisenhower
b) General Bernard Montgomery
c) General Erwin Rommel
d) General George Patton

Who went on the Bataan Death March, and why?
a) Allied prisoners of war, because the Japanese forced them to
b) Allied soldiers, because it was essential to the success of the island-hopping strategy
c) Chinese civilians, because they were forced off their land by the Japanese invasion
d) Japanese soldiers, because they refused to surrender

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