• 1. 
    What did ration stamps do?

  • Allowed people to buy only a limited amount of a product
  • Soldiers used them to get ammunition
  • Let you send items to soldiers at war
  • Force people to buy certain products
  • 2. 
    What was rationed in the United States during World War II?

  • Coal and meat
  • Cars and gasoline
  • Butter and sugar
  • All of the above
  • 3. 
    How many American men were members of the armed forces by the time World War II was over in 1945?

  • Ten Million
  • 150,000
  • 500,000
  • One million
  • 4. 
    What important role did women play in the US home front?

  • They stayed at home
  • They baked goods that were sent to the front
  • They taught the young boys how to fight and shoot a gun
  • They worked in the factories making weapons and ammo
  • 5. 
    What was the nickname for women who went to work in factories?

  • Rosie the Riveter
  • Harriet the Hammerer
  • Cathy the Carpenter
  • Amy the Ammo Maker
  • 6. 
    Where were many Japanese Americans sent after the attack on Pearl Harbor?

  • Home to Japan
  • Internment camps
  • Iwo Jima
  • Japanese reservations
  • 7. 
    Around how many war planes were made in the United States during World War II?

  • 300,000
  • 1 million
  • 2,000
  • 10,000
  • 8. 
    True or False: Many famous celebrities such as movie stars and professional baseball players joined the US armed forces during the war.

  • TRUE
  • 9. 
    What US President offered an official apology to Japanese Americans for the way they were treated during World War II?

  • George H. W. Bush
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Jimmy Carter
  • John F. Kennedy
  • 10. 
    How did the United States government try to keep moral up at home during the war?

  • With movies about heroic soldiers
  • With posters showing patriotism
  • All of the above
  • With posters showing how people could help the war effort
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