• 1. 
    Benito Mussolini ruled as dictator over what country?

  • Austria
  • Spain
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • 2. 
    Which of the following best describes Benito Mussolini's family as a child?

  • His father was a blacksmith and his mother a teacher
  • He was an orphan who lived on the streets by himself
  • He grew up in the royal palace as the heir to the throne
  • He parents were peasants and he grew up on a small farm in rural Italy
  • 3. 
    Benito Mussolini fought in what war after parting ways with the socialist party?

  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Crimean War
  • American Revolutionary War
  • 4. 
    What political party did Mussolini help to establish in Italy?

  • Fascist Party
  • Communist Party
  • Socialist Party
  • Democratic Party
  • 5. 
    Who were the 'Black Shirts'?

  • People who protested against Mussolini's fascist government
  • The secret police that gathered intelligence for Mussolini
  • Members of the Fascist Political Party in Italy
  • An elite fighting force in the Italian army during World War II
  • 6. 
    True or False: Fascist governments are usually ruled by an elected legislature.

  • TRUE
  • 7. 
    Benito Mussolini was known by what nickname after he took power as dictator of Italy?

  • Der Fuhrer
  • Il Duce
  • El Comandante
  • Dear Leader
  • 8. 
    What was the 'Pact of Steel'?

  • The name of the elite tank troops in the Italian army
  • A trade agreement between Italy and Japan
  • The political party started by Benito Mussolini
  • A political alliance between Germany and Italy
  • 9. 
    What country did Benito Mussolini ally with during World War II?

  • United States
  • Russia
  • France
  • Germany
  • 10. 
    How did Benito Mussolini die?

  • He was executed and hung upside down at a gas station
  • He escaped to Austria where he died in battle
  • He had a heart attack while hiding out in France
  • He was exiled to the Netherlands where he died of old age
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