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Benito Mussolini (Grade 10)

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Benito Mussolini

1. 
Mussolini was the leader of what political party?
  1. National Fascist Party
  2. National Socialist Party
  3. Communist Party
  4. Liberty Party
2. 
Mussolini was the leader of which country?
  1. France
  2. Austria
  3. Greece
  4. Italy
3. 
Mussolini became prime minister in what year?
  1. 1917
  2. 1922
  3. 1930
  4. 1941
4. 
Mussolini's paramilitary force was called the                .
  1. Redshirts
  2. Brownshirts
  3. Blackshirts
  4. Grey coats
5. 
Mussolini was known as "Il Duce" or the Leader.
  1. True
  2. False
6. 
Mussolini supported World War I as an opportunity to overthrow the Hapsburgs and Hohenzollerns.
  1. True
  2. False
7. 
Mussolini used the works of Aristotle as an inspiration for Italian fascism.
  1. True
  2. False
8. 
In 1923, Mussolini ordered the bombardment of which Greek island?
  1. Delos
  2. Corfu
  3. Rhodes
  4. Santorini
9. 
Mussolini made expert use of new forms of media such as radio and television.
  1. True
  2. False
10. 
What happened on December 24, 1925?
  1. Mussolini launched an invasion of Lybia.
  2. Mussolini was removed from power in a military coup.
  3. Mussolini was named head of government and made only removable from power by the king.
  4. A failed assassination attempt against Mussolini spurred him to declare war on the Mafia.
11. 
Seeking to stabilize its colony, Mussolini had Italy launch brutal attacks against which country?
  1. Syria
  2. Libya
  3. Tunisia
  4. Algeria
12. 
Mussolini's initiative to establish new farms and agricultural towns across Italy was known as the                        .
  1. Agricultural Revolution
  2. Great Leap Forward
  3. Battle for Wheat
  4. Collectivization
13. 
Under Italian fascism, many businesses were put under the direct control of the state.
  1. True
  2. False
14. 
Mussolini's fascist government was actively hostile to the Roman Catholic Church.
  1. True
  2. False
15. 
A planned Italian invasion of France was abandoned in 1933 after it was learned that French military intelligence had intercepted and decoded the secret plans.
  1. True
  2. False
16. 
Italy left which multinational organization after it disapproved of its war with Ethiopia?
  1. United Nations
  2. European Union
  3. Triple Entante
  4. League of Nations
17. 
In 1939, with the Pact of Steel, Mussolini allied himself with Hitler and Germany.
  1. True
  2. False
18. 
Mussolini sent Italian aid to the Republicans against Franco during the Spanish Civil War.
  1. True
  2. False
19. 
Mussolini would not enter into alliances with Britain and France because he considered their birthrates to be too low.
  1. True
  2. False
20. 
In 1939, Italy invaded and conquered which European nation?
  1. Poland
  2. Albania
  3. Belarus
  4. Latvia
21. 
Greece quickly fell after Mussolini ordered its invasion.
  1. True
  2. False
22. 
Who removed Mussolini from power?
  1. Hitler
  2. Stalin
  3. Eisenhower
  4. Victor Emmanuel III
23. 
Mussolini's removal from power was met with wide spread unrest across Italy.
  1. True
  2. False
24. 
What was the name of the puppet government set up for Mussolini after he was freed from prison by the Germans?



25. 
Mussolini was captured and killed by communist partisans while trying to escape to Switzerland.
  1. True
  2. False

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