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The Bell Tolls for War

What do you know about The Bell Tolls for WarTry this US World War II History Made Easy Quiz.  "Check Your Answers" at the end of the page. 

1) In May 1933, Hitler petitioned to begin rebuilding Germany's military.  Alan's Dad (WW2 Vet) - History Made Easy powered by ABE.
What organization did he petition?

  1. NATO
  2. UN
  3. League of Nations

2) In the early 1930s, the U.S. ranked as the sixteenth largest military force in the world.  Czechoslovakia, Poland, Turkey, Spain, and Romania military forces were larger. 
How many soldiers were in the U.S. military?

  1. 130,000
  2. 230,000
  3. 530,000

3) In 1922, Benito Mussolini would become leader of Italy. 
What was his first occupation?

  1. Army officer
  2. School teacher
  3. Secretary

4) In 1935, Mussolini declared war on what country? 
He claimed it was to avenge their defeat in 1896?

  1. Egypt
  2. Turkey
  3. Ethiopia

5) Who wrote, "I do not believe there is the slightest change of [war with Japan] in our life time."

  1. Franklin Roosevelt
  2. Winston Churchill
  3. Herbert Hoover

6) In December 1937, the Japanese bombed and sand a U.S. Navy gunboat in Chinese waters. 
What was the name of the gunboat?

  1. Sand Pebble
  2. Arizona
  3. Panay

7) What American author wrote about the Spanish civil war in his book For Whom the Bell Tolls?

  1. John Donne
  2. Ernest Hemingway
  3. John Steinbeck

8) From December 1937 to February 1938, what city did the Japanese attack and murdered 300,000 residents and raped 20,000 Chinese woman?

  1. Peking
  2. Nanking
  3. Hong Kong

9) In 1939, General Francisco Franco took control of Spain. 
How many years did he rule Spain with and iron fist?

  1. 6 years
  2. 16 years
  3. 36 years

10) Profoundly influenced by an artist, his masterpiece "Guernica" memorized the defense against German bombs in 1937. 
Who painted
"Guernica"?

  1. Bob Ross
  2. Jackson Pollack
  3. Pablo Picasso

The Bell Tolls for War (Answers)

1) C. 2) A. 3) B 4) C. 5) B. 6) C. 7) B. 8) B. 9) C. 10) C.

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