Quiz Me! - Events: World War II Test your knowledge about events in the World War II era! 1 / 10 Which title best describes the events listed above. U.S. Loses Battle in the Pacific Theater Success of the Japanese Island Hopping Strategy Bataan Death March during World War II Human Rights Violations in the Pacific 2 / 10 Which event in 1941 caused the U.S. to enter World War II? Disregard of Appeasement Invasion of Poland Attack on Pearl Harbor Blitzkrieg or “Lightning War” 3 / 10 Which statement best explains the historical significance of the Holocaust? The Nazi regime began persecuting Jews when the Party came to power in 1933. U.S. and other Allied troops liberated Jews from the Nazi death camps after Germany retreated. Nazi leaders planned the Final Solution while World War II was taking place. Nazi persecution resulted in the mass extermination of over 6 million Jews during World War II. 4 / 10 What caused Congress to authorize the Lend-Lease Program in 1941? When Germany broke the Non-Aggression Pact with the Soviet Union When Germany sent the Zimmerman Telegram promising to return land to Mexico When Japan staged a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor When it became apparent the Allies might fall to Germany without additional aid 5 / 10 Which occurred as a result of Truman’s decision to drop two atomic bombs? The Japanese refused to surrender and continued to fight against the Allies. Japan surrendered to Admiral Nimitz on the USS Missouri. The Japanese planned a second surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. Japan dared the United States to invade mainland Japan. 6 / 10 Which battle was the turning point for the Allies in the Pacific? Invasion of Normandy Battle of the Bulge Operation Overlord Battle of Midway 7 / 10 Which title best describes the sequence of events in this timeline? Nazi Persecution Holocaust Human Rights Violations Jewish Pogroms 8 / 10 Which statement best describes the Lend-Lease Program? 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. 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. 9 / 10 What was the significance of the Battle of Midway? It prevented the Allies from implementing an island hopping strategy. It halted the Japanese armies on the Chinese mainland. It was a victory for the Allies during the siege of Leningrad. It halted the Japanese advance in the Pacific 10 / 10 Which of the following belongs in the “Government” category of the table? Black market provided rationed goods at higher prices Famous movie stars and singers entertained the troops Banned production of vacuum cleaners and kitchen appliances Families moved from rural areas to join the labor force Your score is Try another 10!