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Which grouping of countries below show the Axis Powers of WWII?
a) Italy, Great Britain, Germany
b) France, Germany, Great Britain
c) Italy, Germany, Japan
d) Japan, United States, Germany

Which grouping of people represent the leaders of the Axis Powers?
a) Hirohito, Mussolini, Hitler
b) Hitler, Roosevelt, Churchill
c) Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin
d) Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini

What marked the beginning of WWII?
a) Japan bombing Pearl Harbor
b) Germany invading Poland
c) Germany bombing Great Britain
d) Germany invading Russia

How did Germany take over much of Europe?
a) By taking over Russia first.
b) By taking over countries far away from it.
c) By first taking over countries near it.
d) By taking over the US.

What was the result of the US successes at Iwo Jima and Okinawa?
a) Increased morale for U.S. troops.
b) Gave the ability for the U.S. to bomb Japan
c) Gave the U.S. a foothold in the Pacific
d) All of these

what was the purpose of the United Nations?
a) to punish Germany
b) only European countries could join
c) to prevent future world wars
d) to prove European dominance

What did the United Nations have that the League of Nations did not?
a) military troops
b) membership outside of Europe
c) money
d) the US did not participate in the United Nations

Which group of Americans were forced to serve in segregated units (could not serve with whites)
a) Latinos
b) women
c) Mexican-Americans
d) African Americans

Why did the US enter WWII?
a) we were allies with Great Britain
b) Japan bombed Pearl Harbor.
c) we were concerned about Germany taking over all of Europe
d) All of these

What does the 38th parallel represent?
a) the division between North and South Vietnam
b) the division between North and South Korea
c) it's another name for the Cold War
d) the longitude of the US

How is the 38th parallel like the Berlin Wall?
a) They have nothing to do with each other.
b) Both were made my democratic countries.
c) Both were made of concrete
d) Both separated democracy from communism.

Which US senator became famous for accusing Americans of being Communist spies?
a) Nikita Khrushchev
b) Joseph McCarthy
c) John F. Kennedy
d) Woodrow Wilson

Who was responsible for placing the missiles in Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis?
a) Nikita Khrushchev
b) John F. Kennedy
c) Joseph McCarthy
d) Joseph Stalin

Who were the two leading countries of the Cold War?
a) Great Britain and Soviet Union
b) Soviet Union and United States
c) France and Germany
d) Germany and United States

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