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Which of the following was the post-war U.S. strategy to contain the spread of communism by helping to rebuild western Europe?
a) Guadacanal
b) Marshall Plan
c) MacArthur's Plan
d) D-Day

During which of the following did Hitler and Mussolini support a rebellion which led to the rule of another fascist leader?
a) Invasion of Ethiopia
b) Nanjing Massacre
c) Postdam
d) Spanish Civil War

The Battle of Leyte Gulf took place here, and the Japanese fleet was destroyed.
a) the Philippines
b) Pearl Harbor
c) Yalta
d) Nanjing

At the Munich Conference, France and Britain agree to give in to Hitler’s demand that the Czechs surrender part of their western border. This is known as:
a) El-Alamein
b) Guadacanal
c) Invasion of Ethiopia
d) Annexation of Sudetenland

A 5-month battle between Germany and the Soviet Union for which city was a turning point in Europe for the Allies?
a) Berlin
b) Stalingrad
c) D-Day
d) V-E Day

Proposed at the Yalta Conference, which is a permanent peace-keeping organization that had the support of the United States?
a) United Nations
b) Potsdam
c) Treaty of Versailles
d) League of Nations

Which event marks the start of World War II in Europe?
a) German attack on Stalingrad
b) Italian invasion of Ethiopia
c) Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor
d) German invasion of Poland

During which of the following did Japanese soldiers kill between 250,000 and 300,000 soldiers and civilians?
a) El-Alamein
b) Nagasaki and Hirohito
c) Stalingrad
d) Nanjing Massacre

Which U.S. President said that the U.S. would be the “Arsenal of Democracy” by shipping $50 billion of supplies to the Allies before World War II?
a) Harry Truman
b) Franklin Roosevelt
c) Theodore Roosevelt
d) John F. Kennedy

Which of the following ended the Axis threat to Egypt, the Suez Canal, and Middle Eastern oil fields?
a) D-Day
b) Guadacanal
c) Invasion of Ethiopia
d) El-Alamein

Hitler’s Gestapo and SS had the authority to investigate cases of treason, espionage, sabotage and criminal attacks on the Nazi Party and Germany — in effect, putting it above the law. This is an example of:
a) cubism
b) authoritarianism
c) a police state
d) fascism

This is an example of appeasement (giving into aggressive countries to avoid all-out war.) Britain allowed Mussolini to use the Suez Canal to attack an African nation.
a) Invasion of Poland
b) D-Day
c) Invasion of Ethiopia
d) Pearl Harbor

The “big three” met here to plan D-Day.
a) Yalta
b) Potsdam
c) Teheran
d) Washington D.C.

At this conference, Truman met with Stalin and Churchill to discuss the use of the atomic bomb and to affirm the need for unconditional surrender.
a) El-Alamein
b) Yalta
c) Teheran
d) Postdam

Which of the following mark the end of the war in Europe and Japan?
a) D-Day and V-E Day
b) V-E Day and Pearl Harbor
c) D-Day and V-J Day
d) V-E Day and V-J Day

Which of the following were goals of MacArthur’s Plan?
a) end militarism in Japan
b) create a democratic constitution
c) take away the Emperor Hirohito’s authority
d) all of the above

In 1944, the Allies invaded German-occupied France in the largest land and sea attack in history. This is known as:
a) D-Day
b) V-E Day
c) V-J Day
d) Guadacanal

Part of the U.S. strategy of “island-hopping” involved capturing this island airfield. This is known as:
a) Pearl Harbor
b) El-Alamein
c) Guadacanal
d) V-J Day

On December 7, 1941, Japan attacked the U.S. Pacific Fleet. This brought the U.S. into WW II on the side of the Allies. This is known as:
a) Pearl Harbor
b) El-Alamein
c) Guadacanal
d) V-J Day

Who is being described: the Fuhrer, promised a 1,000-year empire, and head of the Third Reich and the Nazis?
a) Joseph Stalin
b) Winston Churchill
c) Benito Mussolini
d) Adolf Hitler

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