Final Test - Easy
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This quiz consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When did the communist invasion of South Korea and fighting between North and South Korea begin?
(a) July 24, 1950.
(b) March 13, 1953.
(c) October 8, 1960.
(d) February 12, 1959.
2. When the Soviet Union announced in 1949 that it had moved its forces out of North Korea, what did that nation expect the United States to do in response?
(a) Invade China.
(b) Remove U.S. forces from South Korea.
(c) Invade North Korea.
(d) Remove U.S. forces from Germany.
3. What did MacArthur say a nation should do if it wasn't willing to make the full military commitment to winning a war?
(a) It shouldn't be surprised to lose.
(b) It should dissolve its army.
(c) It shouldn't fight.
(d) It should dissolve itself.
4. How did The United Nations Security Council respond to the invasion of South Korea by North Korea?
(a) They imposed economic sanctions on both Koreas.
(b) They supported the invasion.
(c) They ignored the conflict.
(d) They condemned the aggression.
5. How did MacArthur see the war in the Pacific?
(a) As a way to increase U.S. territory in the Pacific.
(b) As a war of infantry.
(c) As a war of supply protected by air.
(d) As a German plan to distract the U.S. from Europe.
6. To where did MacArthur move his advance base once he had the Japanese in retreat?
(a) To Amsterdam.
(b) To Moresby.
(c) To Philadelphia.
(d) To Honolulu.
7. What were the kempei-tai?
(a) The Japanese secret police.
(b) The Japanese infantry.
(c) The Philippine senators.
(d) The Philippine guerillas.
8. Which of the following does not describe an aspect of life in the Philippines in 1944?
(a) A large coal mining industry.
(b) Waterfalls and volcanoes on the islands.
(c) Eight languages and eighty-odd dialects spoken.
(d) Warriors hunting game with bows and arrows.
9. After the surrender of the Japanese, how did MacArthur address the citizens of the United States to inform them that the world was at peace?
(a) Via telegraph.
(b) Via radio.
(c) Via a telegram.
(d) Via television satellite.
10. How did the wily MacArthur label the box containing his tea service, candelabra, and other personal items so that the box survived the attack on Manila?
(a) Beware of snakes.
(b) Medical Supplies - for shipment to Tokyo.
(c) Poison - do not touch.
(d) Official business - Japanese Army.
11. How many American and Filipino prisoners died in the Death March that began once the Japanese captured Corregidor?
(a) Seven to ten thousand.
(b) Eight hundred.
(c) One thousand.
(d) Twenty thousand.
12. What title was MacArthur given on April 18, 1942?
(a) Secretary of War.
(b) Commander in Chief of the Philippines.
(c) Governor of the Philippines.
(d) Commander in Chief of the Southwest Pacific Area.
13. What were "Sherman carpets"?
(a) A type of shag carpet favored by General Sherman.
(b) Japanese children who were suicide tank bombers.
(c) Tank drivers.
(d) U.S. Sherman tanks.
14. How long had MacArthur served in the Army when he was dismissed?
(a) Ten years.
(b) Fifty-two years.
(c) Twenty-five years.
(d) Thirty years.
15. How long did the British want the Americans to limit their Pacific objectives during World War II?
(a) Six months.
(b) Until the Germans were defeated in Europe.
(c) Until a new prime minister was elected in England.
(d) A year.
Short Answer Questions
1. What important dignitary did Jean MacArthur entertain in New Guinea in 1942 since Douglas was away at Port Moresby at the time?
2. Who did President Truman appoint as Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers (SCAP) in Japan?
3. Why did MacArthur never send his men to battle on the island of Rabaul?
4. Why did the government officials decide to remove MacArthur from command in Korea?
5. Which of the following statements does not describe the opinions of MacArthur and the Joint Chiefs of Staff about policy in Korea?
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