Quiz Me! - Events: World War II Test your knowledge about events in the World War II era! 1 / 10 Which international organization replaced the organization Woodrow Wilson hoped would mediate disputes and keep peace in the years following World War I? IMF (International Monetary Fund) NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) The United Nations The Warsaw Pact 2 / 10 Which title best describes the sequence of events in this timeline? Holocaust Jewish Pogroms Nazi Persecution Human Rights Violations 3 / 10 Which event does the quote above describe? Battle of Britain Battle of Midway Battle of Iwo Jima D-Day invasion 4 / 10 Which event in 1941 caused the U.S. to enter World War II? Attack on Pearl Harbor Blitzkrieg or “Lightning War” Disregard of Appeasement Invasion of Poland 5 / 10 What was the significance of the Bataan Death March? Over 5000 American soldiers died from human rights abuses after surrendering to the Japanese. It was part of Hitler’s Final Solution to exterminate the European Jews. Filipinos forced captive Japanese soldiers to walk to concentration camps after Japan surrendered. Japanese jumped to their deaths rather than surrendering to the Americans. 6 / 10 Which is the best title for the chart above? U.S. Economy Struggles During the Great Depression Recycling Efforts Pay Off Supporting the War on the Home Front Government Forces Citizens to Support the War 7 / 10 Which statement best describes the Lend-Lease Program? The U.S. promised to supply Allies with weapons after the German attack on Britain’s passenger ship Lusitania. The U.S. gave other countries access to military supplies if their defense was critical to U.S. security. The U.S. sold war materials to the Allies if they would transport them on their own vessels. The U.S. agreed to help transport military supplies in order to get around the British Blockade. 8 / 10 What caused Congress to authorize the Lend-Lease Program in 1941? When Germany sent the Zimmerman Telegram promising to return land to Mexico When it became apparent the Allies might fall to Germany without additional aid When Japan staged a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor When Germany broke the Non-Aggression Pact with the Soviet Union 9 / 10 Which was the biggest challenge when the U.S. entered World War II? Insufficient manpower without a draft Fighting a war in two theaters Lack of support from the American people Insufficient weapons to fight 10 / 10 Which best describes the importance of the success of D-Day?. The Soviet Union held Stalingrad forcing the Germans to retreat. Allied forces led by Eisenhower landed on the beaches of Normandy and pushed toward Berlin Truman made the decision to drop an atomic bomb to bring an end to the war.. MacArthur pushed Japanese forces out of China Your score is Try another 10!