WW2 in Europe

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WW2 in Europe.

1. What country did Hitler take over first in his effort to gain more living space?
a. Denmark
b. Austria
c. France
d. Russia
e. Hungary

2. What two countries declared war on Germany when the German army invaded Poland?
a. The United States and France
b. The Soviet Union and China
c. Great Britain and Denmark
d. France and Great Britain
e. Greece and Spain

3. What country made a deal with Germany to divide up Poland?
a. The Soviet Union
b. France
c. Italy
d. Japan
e. Hungary

4. Why did the United States enter World War II to help Great Britain and the Soviet Union?
a. Because they were eager to join in the war
b. Because they were good friends with the communist Soviet Union
c. Because Japan, an ally of Germany, attacked the US at Pearl Harbor
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

5. Who were the Germans fighting on the Eastern Front?
a. France
b. The United States
c. Great Britain
d. The Soviet Union
e. Finland

6. What was the name of the battle where the Allies attacked the western front on the coast of France on June 6, 1944?
a. Invasion of Normandy
b. Battle of Iwo Jima
c. Battle of the Bulge
d. Battle of Britain
e. Liberation of Paris

7. Why did the Soviet Union change sides and end up fighting for the Allies?
a. Because they wanted to help France
b. Because Germany invaded the Soviet Union
c. Because they liked the United States
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

8. What happened to Germany after World War II?
a. It was left alone to be rebuild
b. It was wiped off the map and the land given to other countries
c. It was split between the western Allies and the Soviet Union
d. It was forced to sign the Treaty of Versailles
e. It voted to become communist and the entire country joined the Soviet Union

9. What was the last great battle on the western front in Europe?
a. Battle of Britain
b. Invasion of Normandy
c. Battle of Iwo Jima
d. Battle of Stalingrad
e. Battle of the Bulge

10. What United States general was Supreme Commander over the Allied forces in Europe?
a. George Marshall
b. Dwight D. Eisenhower
c. Douglas MacArthur
d. Omar Bradley
e. George S. Patton

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