2012 Mr. Belcastro Modern World History
UNIT 4 WWII
1. THE NAZIS BLAMED MOST OF GERMANY’S
PRE–WORLD WAR II SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC
PROBLEMS ON JEWS AND THE
1. Communists.
2. military.
3. industrialists.
4. Catholics.
2. HOW DID THE CHEKA (SECRET POLICE) HELP
LENIN GAIN CONTROL OF RUSSIA?
1.
2.
3.
4.
They infiltrated the Czar’s army.
They organized the redistribution of the land.
They used terror tactics against the enemies
of Bolshevism.
They negotiated peace with Germany.
3. LENIN HOPED THAT THE RUSSIAN
REVOLUTION OF 1917 WOULD
1.
2.
3.
4.
inspire the Russians to continue the European
war effort.
incite similar socialist rebellions throughout
Europe.
persuade the combatants in Western Europe
to sign an armistice.
counter U.S. military presence in Eastern
Europe.
PARTICULAR OBSTRUCTIVE WORKERS WHO
REFUSE TO SUBMIT TO DISCIPLINARY MEASURES WILL BE
SUBJECT, AS NON-WORKERS, TO DISCHARGE AND
CONFINEMENT IN CONCENTRATION CAMPS. —VLADIMIR LENIN,
DECREE OF NOVEMBER 14TH, 1919
4. THE EXCERPT ABOVE DESCRIBES LENIN’S
METHOD FOR DEALING WITH THOSE WHO
OPPOSED
1.
2.
3.
Russian involvement in World War I.
the establishment of a communist
government.
technological advances in industry.
5. STALIN’S “GREAT PURGE” FROM 1934 TO
1939
1.
2.
3.
4.
eliminated the army’s dominance in state
decisions.
expanded Soviet agriculture at the expense of
industry.
brought about the death of millions of people.
replaced agricultural workers with technology.
6. IN THE STRUGGLE TO GAIN CONTROL OF THE
SOVIET UNION IN THE 1920S, STALIN’S CHIEF
POLITICAL RIVAL WAS
25%
1.
25%
2.
25%
3.
25%
4.
Kerensky.
Bukharin.
Romanov.
Trotsky.
7. FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF WESTERN
LEADERS, STALIN’S ACTIONS AS LEADER OF THE
UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS
REFLECTED AN EMPHASIS ON WHICH OF THE
FOLLOWING CONCEPTS?
1. individualism
2. freedom
3. human dignity
4. aggression
8. BOTH THE ITALIAN FASCISTS AND THE
GERMAN NAZIS GAINED POWER PARTLY
BECAUSE THEY
1. had the support of an electoral majority of
their nations’ peoples.
2. carefully followed accepted democratic
political practices.
3. used terror tactics against political opponents.
4. represented the ideas of compromise and
prudent government.
9. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING DOES NOT
DESCRIBE HITLER’S GERMANY, MUSSOLINI’S
ITALY, AND STALIN’S RUSSIA?
1. They were all totalitarian governments.
2. Political opponents were killed in each state.
3. All three nations wanted to expand their
borders.
4. Marxist principles governed all economic
activity.
10. IN 1939, FRANCE AND GREAT BRITAIN
DECLARED WAR ON GERMANY AS A DIRECT
RESULT OF THE GERMAN
1.
2.
3.
4.
annexation of Austria.
occupation of the Rhineland.
seizure of the Sudetenland.
invasion of Poland.
11. WHICH NATION SOUGHT TO ESTABLISH THE
GREATER EAST ASIA CO-PROSPERITY SPHERE
BETWEEN 1931 AND 1945?
1.
2.
3.
4.
Japan
India
China
Korea
MY GOOD FRIENDS, FOR THE SECOND TIME IN OUR HISTORY, A
BRITISH PRIME MINISTER HAS RETURNED FROM GERMANY BRINGING
PEACE WITH HONOR. I BELIEVE IT IS PEACE FOR OUR TIME . . . . GO
HOME AND GET A NICE QUIET SLEEP.—NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN, APRIL
30, 1938 (FOLLOWING HIS RETURN FROM THE MUNICH CONFERENCE)
12. THE STATEMENT REFLECTS THE BRITISH BELIEF
THAT WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING POLICIES WOULD
PREVENT ANOTHER WAR?
1.
2.
3.
containment
isolation
reparation
13. FOLLOWING THE UNITED STATES’ ENTRY
INTO WORLD WAR II, AMERICAN AND BRITISH
LEADERS DECIDED THAT THEIR HIGHEST
PRIORITY WOULD BE TO
1.
2.
3.
4.
recapture Pacific possessions lost to the
Japanese.
invade Europe and defeat Germany.
send armies to the Russian Front to help the
Soviet Union.
strike directly at the Japanese home islands.
14. WHY DID HITLER SIGN A NON-AGGRESSION
TREATY WITH STALIN ON THE EVE OF WORLD
WAR II?
1.
2.
3.
4.
to prevent the League of Nations from acting
to stop the war
to show that Hitler had changed his views on
communism
to allow Germany to invade Poland without
Soviet opposition
to insure that Germany had direct access to
the Baltic Sea
15. ONE MAJOR PURPOSE OF THE YALTA
CONFERENCE IN 1945 WAS TO DECIDE
1.
2.
3.
4.
when to open the second front against
Germany.
where to launch the final invasion of Japan.
how to restructure Europe after the war.
which countries to include in the United
Nations.
16. EARLY IN WORLD WAR II, ALLIED LEADERS
DECIDED THAT THE ENEMY THEY HAD TO
DEFEAT FIRST WAS
1.
2.
3.
4.
the Ottoman Empire.
the Soviet Union.
Imperial Japan.
Nazi Germany.
YESTERDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1941—A DATE
WHICH WILL LIVE IN INFAMY . . .
—FROM A SPEECH BY PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D.
ROOSEVELT TO CONGRESS
17. THE PURPOSE OF ROOSEVELT’S SPEECH
WAS TO PERSUADE CONGRESS TO
1.
2.
3.
4.
end all trade with Japan.
declare war on Japan.
condemn Japan’s aggression in China.
support dropping an atomic bomb on
Hiroshima.
18. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES
SUFFERED HIGH CIVILIAN AND MILITARY
CASUALTIES BECAUSE IT WAS INVADED AND
PARTIALLY OCCUPIED DURING WORLD WAR II?
1.
2.
3.
4.
Great Britain
the Soviet Union
the United States
Japan

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