American Caesar, Douglas MacArthur, 1880-1964 Test | Final Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did the Japanese soldiers on Rabaul prefer to do rather than surrender to the Americans?
(a) Live out their lives in the rain forests of the island.
(b) Kill themselves.
(c) Continue fighting until they won or were killed.
(d) Flee the war and seek refuge in the Philippines.

2. What country did MacArthur think would have fallen to the Japanese if Corregidor had not held out?
(a) New Zealand.
(b) The United States.
(c) Australia.
(d) England.

3. For which people in the Pacific was MacArthur committed to bringing freedom?
(a) Filipinos.
(b) All people in the Pacific.
(c) Japanese.
(d) Korean.

4. Why did MacArthur never send his men to battle on the island of Rabaul?
(a) It was his strategy to attack elsewhere.
(b) The Japanese had the island filled with land mines.
(c) The island had active volcanoes.
(d) The island was populated by cannibals.

5. What type of rifle did the Japanese infantry use during World War II?
(a) A Toyoki rifle.
(b) A Springfield rifle.
(c) A Winchester rifle.
(d) A 7.7-millimeter Arisaka rifle.

6. After capturing Seoul, what kind of reforms did MacArthur want to establish there?
(a) Democratic reforms like he brought to the Philippines.
(b) Industrial reforms.
(c) Military reforms.
(d) Economic reforms.

7. How long had MacArthur served in the Army when he was dismissed?
(a) Twenty-five years.
(b) Ten years.
(c) Thirty years.
(d) Fifty-two years.

8. Who did Quezon designate as his successor as president of the Philippines should he and Osmeña be killed during their flight to Australia?
(a) Manuel Roxas.
(b) Jose Laurel.
(c) General MacArthur.
(d) Felipe Garcia.

9. When was the Korean armistice signed?
(a) January 10, 1953.
(b) April 1, 1958.
(c) July 7, 1952.
(d) April 12, 1959.

10. Which two groups among the Filipino population did not ignore their Japanese invaders, unlike the rest of the population?
(a) The women and children.
(b) The guerrillas and the collaborators.
(c) The aged and the infirm.
(d) The poor farmers and the fishermen.

11. How did the media and the public respond once MacArthur broke through the blockade?
(a) They criticized his methods.
(b) They shunned him.
(c) They adored him and he became extremely popular.
(d) They hated him.

12. How many Americans were MacArthur ordered to evacuate from South Korea once the communists invaded?
(a) Two thousand.
(b) One million.
(c) Two hundred.
(d) Five thousand.

13. Which of the following statements does not describe the opinions of MacArthur and the Joint Chiefs of Staff about policy in Korea?
(a) The Joint Chiefs wanted to keep the current policy.
(b) MacArthur wanted the U.S. position strengthened.
(c) MacArthur and the Joint Chiefs of Staff agreed.
(d) MacArthur and the Joint Chiefs of Staff disagreed.

14. About what did Truman and MacArthur disagree during the Korean war?
(a) The necessity of the war.
(b) The battle plans for the war.
(c) The amount of support MacArthur received for the war.
(d) The weapons to use in the war.

15. 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) Medical Supplies - for shipment to Tokyo.
(b) Beware of snakes.
(c) Poison - do not touch.
(d) Official business - Japanese Army.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did MacArthur say a nation should do if it wasn't willing to make the full military commitment to winning a war?

2. Which Filipino leader formed a pro-Japanese regime and declared war on the United States and Great Britain?

3. Which Navy admiral did MacArthur admire?

4. What Japanese government document did MacArthur help write?

5. Since the Filipino schools had been demolished during the Japanese occupation, who did the MacArthurs hire to teach Arthur upon their return to the islands?

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