Quiz Me! - Era: World War II Test your knowledge about the World War II era. 1 / 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 2 / 10 What finally caused the Japanese to surrender in World War II? Japan surrendered when communist Chinese troops invaded. Japan surrendered immediately after Germany surrendered to the Allies. The Japanese people were starving due to very effective Allied blockades. Truman ordered the use of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 3 / 10 This person once said, “You get more joy out of giving to others, and should put a good deal of thought into the happiness you are able to give.” Eleanor Roosevelt Rosa Parks Phyllis Schlafly Oprah Winfrey 4 / 10 George Marshall served the United States militarily and diplomatically. Which of the following is not an accomplishment of George Marshall? Supreme Court Justice Secretary of State Rank of Five Star General Nobel Peace Prize 5 / 10 Which title best describes the sequence of events in this timeline? Human Rights Violations Holocaust Jewish Pogroms Nazi Persecution 6 / 10 Fred Korematsu refused to abide by FDR’s Executive Order interning all persons of Japanese descent. He was arrested and convicted. His case ultimately went to the Supreme Court. Korematsu was a: Japanese Tourist Japanese Citizen Native-born U.S. citizen Japanese Immigrant 7 / 10 Which of the following were components of the GI Bill of Rights? Guaranteed financial loans for home or business purchases Unemployment compensation to self-employed veterans Four year financial grants for education expenses All of the above 8 / 10 All of the following are associated with the work of the Navajo Code Talkers except: They used a mix of traditional Navajo and new words to create the code The group was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 2001 They created the code to communicate with each other as prisoner of war They eventually used over 600 words to create an unbreakable code 9 / 10 For his bravery as a First Lieutenant in World War II, Vernon Baker was awarded all of the following except: The Purple Heart The Distinguished Service Cross The Distinguished Flying Cross The Medal of Honor 10 / 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” Your score is Try another 10!