EOC U.S. History 3 WW2


Question: Name one Axis country.
Answer: Germany/Japan/Italy

Question: Number of Jews killed in the Holocaust.
Answer: 6 million...not all German.

Question: Name one atomic bomb target
Answer: Hiroshima/Nagasaki

Question: Date WWII began
Answer: September 1, 1939 Bonus: Who invaded what?

Question: The program name for killing all the Jews
Answer: the Final Solution


Question: Event that brought the U.S. into the war.
Answer: Attack at Pearl Harbor

Question: Country led by Winston Churchill
Answer: Great Britain

Question: Leader of Soviet Russia during WW2
Answer: Joseph Stalin

Question: Nickname used for leaders of the Allies
Answer: "Big Three"

Question: Name the two "theaters" of the war...where it was fought.
Answer: European AND Pacific


Question: Future President who led the D-day invasion. "We like..."
Answer: Dwight "Ike" Eisenhower

Question: Leader of Nazi Germany
Answer: Adolph Hitler

Question: President who followed FDR.
Answer: Harry S. Truman

Question: Name a second famous WW2 American general.
Answer: Patton, Bradley, MacArthur.

Question: Name used for Japanese fighter pilots who died in suicide missions.
Answer: Kamikaze

Home front

Question: Name a group of people who found work easily due to the war.
Answer: Minorities/Women/African-Americans/Mexican immigrants

Question: Famous cartoonist who drew propaganda cartoons.
Answer: Dr. Suess

Question: How U.S. military got most of its soldiers.
Answer: Volunteer...not draft

Question: Term used for government LIMITING of items during the war
Answer: Rationing

Question: Female propaganda character in the U.S.
Answer: Rosie the Riveter


Question: Dec. 7, 1941
Answer: Pearl Harbor

Question: June 6, 1944
Answer: D-day

Question: Name one major battle against the Japanese
Answer: Midway, Leyte Gulf, Okinawa, Iwo Jima, Coral Sea, etc

Question: Nickname used for the development of the atomic bomb. Hint...famous city borough.
Answer: Manhattan project

Question: Term used for treatment of U.S. citizens of Japanese descent
Answer: Internment camps