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Social Studies

Test Review - France Germany & World War II

This came down in 1989 to cheers and celebrations of both East and West Germans Berlin Wall
This country had a democratic government and received financial support from the United States after World War II West Germany
This coutnry had a communist government and was discouraged from communicating with Western Europe East Germany
The REICHSTAG or LOURVE was rebuilt when Germany reunited in 1990. It is where the Federal Assembly meets. Reichstag
This German composer went deaf at age 50. His Ninth Symphony ends with a section entitled "Ode to Joy". Beethoven
TRUE OR FALSE America’s battle cry during World War II was "Remember Pearl Harbor" True
referred to Government Issue G.I.
Regrettable, more than 100,000 GERMAN or JAPANESE Americans spent the war in detention camps Japanese Americans
TRUE or FALSE General George Washington devised a strategy of Island Hopping in order to attack the Japanese at only the most critical points. False - It was General Douglas MacArthur
TRUE or FALSE During World War II many women took over factory jobs while men were called into the military? True
What was the date that Germany invaded Poland and World War II began? September 1, 1939
What was the date when Japan bombed navy ships at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and the United States entered the war? December 7, 1941
Over 12 BILLION or 50 MILLION people died in World War II - nearly half of them were from Russia O50 million
Name the ALLIES countries Great Britain (United Kingdom) , France, United States, Russia (U.S.S.R.)
Name the AXIS countries Germany, Italy, Japan
Who was the leader of Germany? Adolf Hitler
Who was the leader of Italy? Benito Mussolini
Who was the leader of Japan? Hideki Tojo
Who was the leader of England (United Kingdom)? Winston Churchill
Who was the leader of Russia (U.S.S.R.)? Joseph Stalin
Who was the leader of the United States? Franklin Rossevelt
TRUE or FALSE Hitler provided for scapegoats for Germany’s problems. He blamed Jews primarily, but also other eastern Europeans as well as the mentally ill. True
“Lebensraum” means “Living Room”
What is another name for “Blitzkrieg” which means moving tanks and troops extremely fast to surprise and out maneuver the enemy. “Lightening War”
Who led a surprise attack on American forces at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii? Japanese
During the war, Germany continued carrying out its policy of executing Jews wherever they found them. Hitler hated Jews. He convinced the German people that Jews were to blame for all of the country’s problems. What is this called? The Holocaust
Allied Forces in England launched a massive invasion against German positions in Normandy, France. Many of the invading troops were the same ones rescued from Dunkirk. What is this day? D Day - June 6, 1944
When was the Atomic Bomb was dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. August 1945
TRUE or FALSE In France, there are more the 2,000 different varieties of bread, more than 3,500 types of cheese and more than 25,000 varieties of wine - True or False FALSE - In France, there are more the 20 different varieties of bread, more than 350 types of cheese and more than 3,000 varieties of wine
TRUE or FALSE The country of France is the same size as than the state of Texas False - it is smaller
When was The Eifel Tower was built? 1886
When did the French Revolution began? 1789
What is the The French Motto? Equality, Brotherhood, and Liberty
What two countries do the Pyrenees Mountains separate? France and Spain
France is the 2nd or 5th laregest exporter of agricultural goods in the world. 2nd largest
Who was a general in the French army during World War II? He became leader of the French in exile, was in constant contact with the French Resistance and was elected president of France on January 8, 1959. Charles deGaulle
TRUE or FALSE - The French Fifth Republic Parliament has two parts, the Senate and the National Assembly. True
To avoid depending on high-priced oil, France draws most of its power from where? nuclear energy
What is the capital of France? Paris
TRUE OR FALSE Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, Pierre Renoir, and Paul Cezanne all painted in a style called Impressionism. True
TRUE or FALSE Marcel Proust, Albert Camus, and Simone de Beauvoir are all famous French writers. True
On D-Day the Allied Forces in England launched a massive invasion against German positions in PARIS or NORMANDY France Normandy
TRUE or FALSE The Atomic Bomb was dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in December 1941. False - it was dropped in August 1945
Created by: Kris Kirby