• 1. 
    What country was the main Axis power in the Pacific theater of World War II?

  • United States
  • China
  • Soviet Union
  • Japan
  • 2. 
    What Prime Minister of Japan pushed for Japan to attack the United States?

  • Yamamoto
  • Osami Nagano
  • Hideki Tojo
  • Hirohito
  • 3. 
    What day did Japan attack Pearl Harbor?

  • 7-Dec-41
  • 2-Sep-39
  • 31-Oct-40
  • 17-May-41
  • 4. 
    True or False: Japan achieved their main goal in attacking Pearl Harbor when the United States entered World War II on side of the Allied Powers.

  • TRUE
  • 5. 
    What did the United States victory at the Battle of Midway do for the Americans in the war?

  • All of the above
  • It weakened the Japanese by sinking four aircraft carriers
  • It gave the Americans cause for hope
  • It was a turning point in the war
  • 6. 
    The picture of marines raising a flag that was used for the Marine Corps Memorial was taken on what island?

  • Iwo Jima
  • Guadalcanal
  • Honshu
  • Shikoku
  • 7. 
    When the Japanese forces withdrew to mainland Japan, what did the United States decide to do?

  • Drop the atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima
  • Invade Japan even though it would likely cost the lives of 1 million soldiers
  • Leave Japan alone and enact economic sanctions
  • Leave the invasion of Japan up to the Chinese
  • 8. 
    What US general accepted the surrender of the Japanese forces?

  • George Marshall
  • Omar Bradley
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Douglas MacArthur
  • 9. 
    What were Kamikaze attacks?

  • When the US forces would land on the shore of an island
  • An attack using combined navy and air force units
  • When Japanese planes would purposely crash into US ships
  • A very fast attack with overwhelming forces
  • 10. 
    Why did the Japanese want to take over other countries?

  • Because they were worried that the other countries would attack them
  • All of the above
  • Because the other countries attacked them first
  • Because they felt they needed the natural resources to become a major world power
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