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This Quiz Is Based On Nonfiction Articles On The Symbol, Swastika. This Is An Accompanying Activity With The Boy In The Striped Pajamas By John Boyne For A Sixth Grade English Class.[print questions]

The word swastika comes from the Sanskrit svastika meaning
a) to be good
b) to be weak
c) to be strong
d) to be evil

The swastika can be dated back as far as
a) World War II
b) 300 years ago
c) 1000 BCE
d) Middle Ages

Swastikas have been utilized in many countries\' cultures including
a) America and Mexico
b) None of the above
c) Phillipines and Japan
d) China, England, Germany, Greece, and India

The swastika originally stood for
a) power, prestige, and war
b) ancient symbols
c) health and wealth
d) life, sun, power, strength, and good luck

Adolf Hitler desired for the Nazi\'s symbol to
a) represent power and beauty
b) represent their struggle and be an effective form of media
c) represent the uprising in their country
d) represent the only perfect society

The swastika because the official emblem on the Nazi Party in
a) August 1920
b) May 1940
c) May 1920
d) August 1940

The swastika was used by the
a) American 45th Division
b) All of the above
c) Finnish Air Force
d) Hindus and Buddhists

Because of the Nazis\' flag, the swastika became a strong symbol for
a) peace, love, and war
b) love and acceptance
c) hate, antisemitism, and death
d) violence and strength

Unfortunately, the Nazi symbol was so effective that most people only recognize it as a
a) negative symbol
b) positive symbol
c) Both A and B
d) None of the above

The Germans chose the swastika in order to represent their
a) strength
b) youthful culture
c) wealth
d) Germanic and Aryan history

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