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Grade 8 WWII
What was the name of the German defensive system along the coast of France?
  1. The Maginot Line
  2. Hadrian's Walls
  3. The Atlantic Wall
  4. The Blitzkrieg
Grade 8 WWII
Who was the British Prime Minister for most of the war?
  1. Neville Chamberlain
  2. Winston Churchill
  3. Franklin Roosevelt
  4. George V
Grade 8 WWII
What was the official code name for the D-Day landings?
  1. Operation Torch
  2. Operation Skye
  3. Operation Cobra
  4. Operation Neptune
Grade 8 WWII
The landings on D-Day were the first phase of                      
  1. Operation Fortitude
  2. Operation Overlord
  3. Operation Bodyguard
  4. The Overland Campaign
Grade 8 WWII
Which countries made up the Axis Powers?
  1. Germany, Japan, France
  2. Germany, Italy, Japan
  3. France, Austria, Japan
  4. Great Britain, France, United States
Grade 8 WWII
World War II lasted from
  1. 1939-1945
  2. 1911-1918
  3. 1929-1940
Grade 8 WWII
                  and the fascist party rose to power in Italy in 1922.
  1. Adolf Hitler
  2. Winston Churchill
  3. Benito Mussolini
  4. Joseph Stalin
Grade 8 WWII
Germany formed an alliance with Japan and Italy because they all
  1. wanted more resources
  2. spoke the same language
  3. felt isolated by other countries
Grade 8 WWII
Japan invaded which country in 1937?
  1. Poland
  2. China
  3. North Korea
Grade 8 WWII
In 1931, what action in the Far East was the forerunner of a war that would involve the U.S. ten years later?
  1. China's invasion of Japan
  2. Korea's invasion of Japan
  3. Russia's invasion of China
  4. Japan's invasion of China
Grade 8 WWII
Germany was able to conquer so many other European countries due to their
  1. secret intelligence reports
  2. fast moving tanks and other motorized equipment
  3. superior infantry force
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