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Hitler rejected the ______ treaty.

  1. Sevres

  2. Neuilly

  3. Versailles

  4. St. Germain


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

Hitler rejected the treaty of Versailles because terms of the Treaty were very damaging to Germany. Germany's armed forces were greatly reduced under this treaty and territory was taken from Germany which deprived it of its valuable industrial and agricultural income.

Name the book written by Charlotte Beredt about dreams of Jews.

  1. Fearfull Dreams

  2. Thired Reich of Dreams

  3. Dreams of Death

  4. Dreams of Reich


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

Charlotte Beradt, was a Berlin-based journalist. She secretly recorded people’s dreams in her diary and later published them in a book called the Third Reich of Dreams. She describes how Jews themselves began believing in the Nazi stereotypes. They dream of their hooked noses, black hair and eyes, Jewish looks and body movements.

Hitler wrote an autobiography called _____.

  1. My Autobiography

  2. My Experiments with Truth

  3. Mein Kampf

  4. Wings of Fire


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

Hitler wrote his autobiography Mein Kampf in the year 1925. This book outlines the Hitler's political ideologies and plans for Germany. Volume 1 of Mein Kampf was published in 1925 and Volume 2 in 1926.

Hitler quit the League of Nations in _____.

  1. 1930

  2. 1932

  3. 1933

  4. 1934


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

In October 1933, some nine months after Adolf Hitler was appointed chancellor of Germany, the German government announced its withdrawal from the League of Nations. The reason was the refusal of the Western powers to accept Germany’s demands to increase its military.

During the Nazi regime, students in Germany between 10-14 years of age had to join an organization named:

  1. Hitler's youth

  2. Jungvolk

  3. Giovinezza

  4. Young Nazi Party


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

In Germany students between 10-14 years of Age had to join an organization called Jungvolk. These were made responsible for educating German youth in the ‘the spirit of National Socialism’. 

Under the Treaty of Versailles, Germany was forced to pay war compensation amounting to _____.

  1. 6 billion pounds

  2. 7 billion pounds

  3. 8 billion pounds

  4. 9 billion pounds


Correct Option: A

Hitler was bent upon driving the _____ people from Germany.

  1. Jewish

  2. Christian

  3. Polish

  4. Gypsy


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

Hitler wanted to drive out the Jewish from Germany because he believed that the Jewish had some conspiracy to control Germany and that they would stab Germans in the back whenever it would suit them. Also, the majority of financial institutions, banks, and large companies were controlled by Jewish people and he believed that Germany lost 1st world war because of Jewish capitalism.

The International War Tribunal was set up in ______.

  1. Vienna

  2. Munich

  3. Nuremberg

  4. Auschwitz


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

At the end of II World War, an International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg was set up to prosecute Nazi war criminals for Crimes against Peace, for War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity.

Hitler believed in extreme _____.

  1. Socialism

  2. Communism

  3. Nationalism

  4. Capitalism


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

Hitler believed in extreme nationalism. According to him, the State is above all. It should have held all political, economic and social programmes. He wanted to root out liberalism and communism.

Who were the 'desirables' in the Nazi Germany ?

  1. Nordic German Aryans

  2. Jews

  3. French

  4. Gypsies


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

The pure Aryan Nordic Germans were considered to be 'desirable' in the Nazi society. They had some distinguishing features like blue eyes and light hair. However, it did not include handicaps as they were considered 'undesirable'.


Which among the following topped the list of undesirables?

  1. Blacks

  2. Jews

  3. Gypsies

  4. Nordic Aryans


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

During the time of the Nazi region in Germany the society was divided into desirables and undesirables.The undesirables in Germany were mainly the Jews but other undesirables were Communist, Gypsies and Polish Christians. And desirables were Nordic Aryans.  

Which of the following was not true of Nazi State and women?

  1. Equal rights for men and women

  2. Women were socially different from men

  3. All mothers were not treated equally

  4. They had to be bearers of Aryan culture and race


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

Children in Nazi Germany were repeatedly told that women were radically different from men. It was told by Nazi's that the fight for equal rights for men and women was wrong and it would destroy society.

Girls were told to be good mothers and rear pure-blooded Aryan children. Girls had to maintain the purity of the race, distance from the Jews, look after the home and teach their children Nazi values. They had to be the bearers of the Aryan culture and race. All mothers were not treated equally. Women who bore racially undesirable children were punished and those who bore racially desireable children were awarded.

Hitler brought out an agreement with Italy and Japan in _____.

  1. 1934

  2. 1936

  3. 1937

  4. 1940


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Hitler brought out an agreement with Italy and Japan in September 1940. This agreement was known as "Tripartite Pact" which strengthened Hitler's claims to international power.

The following statements are about Hitler's early life. Which of them is incorrect?

  1. Hitler was born in 1889 in Austria and spent his youth in poverty

  2. He joined the army during World War I and earned accolades for bravery

  3. He was totally unaffected by German defeat in the war and only thought of improving his career

  4. In 1919 he joined a small group called the German Worker's Party, which later was known as the Nazi Party.


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

Adolf Hitler was born in 1889 in Austria.  His father was a Custom Officer. He spent his youth in poverty. During the First World War, he enrolled for the army, act as a messenger in the front, became corporal, and earned medals for bravery. The German defeat horrified him and the Versailles Treaty made him furious. In 1919, he joined a small group called the German Workers' Party. Later he took over this organisation and renamed it National Socialist German Workers' Party. This party came to be known as the Nazi Party.

Which of the following can best define Nazism?

  1. Hitler's determination to make Germany a great nation

  2. Extermination of Jews

  3. A system, a structure of ideas about the world and politics

  4. Hitler's ambition of conquering the world


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

Nazis felt that Jews were the traitors. They blamed Jews for conspiring with allies during the First World War. Nazis explained that the cause of the hardship of the Germans were the Jews who exploited the German economy. To turn out the Jews from Germany was the main feature of their ideology.

Why treaty of Versailles (1920) signed at the end of World War I, was harsh and humiliating for Germany?

  1. Germany lost its overseas colonies, and 13 percent of its territories

  2. It lost 75% of its iron and 26% of its coal to France, Poland, Denmark, and Lithuania, was forced to pay compensation of 6 billion pounds.

  3. The western powers demilitarised Germany and they occupied resource-rich Rhineland in the 1920s

  4. All the above


Correct Option: D

Which of the following was a special surveillance and security force created by Hitler?

  1. Regular police force in green uniform and storm troppers

  2. Gestapo (secret state police), the SS (the protection squads)

  3. Criminal police, (SD) the security service

  4. Both (b) and (c)


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Before the rise of Hitler, regular police in green uniform and SA or Storm Troopers existed already. After coming into power Hitler created Secret state police known as the Gestapo, the protection squads known as the SS, criminal police, and the security service known as SD. It was the extra-constitutional powers of these newly organised forces that gave the Nazi state its reputation as the most dreaded criminal state.

Which of the following was a feature of Hitler's foreign policy?

  1. He pulled out of the League of Nations in 1933

  2. He decided not to attack any country

  3. He thanked the Allied Powers for having put Germany on the right track

  4. All the above


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

Hitler acquired quick success in his foreign policy. 

(1) He pulled out of the League of Nations in1933.
(2) He reoccupied the Rhineland in 1936.
(3) He integrated Austria and Germany in 1938 under the slogan, One people, One empire, and One leader.
(4)He went on to wrest German-speaking Sudentenland from Czechoslovakia and gobbled up the entire country.

What is regarded as Hitler's historic blunder?

  1. Attack on Soviet Union in 1941 was a historic blunder by Hitler

  2. Attacking Poland in 1939

  3. Allying with Japan

  4. All the above


Correct Option: A
Explanation:
Hitler was very ambitious. He wanted to achieve his long-term aim of conquering Eastern Europe. For achieving this aim he attacked the Soviet Union in June 1941. This step of Hitler proved to be a historic blunder. By this step, He exposed the German western front to British aerial bombing and the eastern front to the Soviet Union. The Soviet Red Army hounded out the retreating German soldiers until they reached at the heart of Berlin. This incident established Soviet hegemony over the entire Eastern Europe for half a century thereafter.

What was Hitler's ideology?

  1. There was no equality between people, only a racial hierarchy

  2. The blond, blue-eyed, Nordic German Aryans were at the top and Jews at the bottom. The coloured people were placed in between

  3. Jews were the anti-race, the arch enemies of the Aryans

  4. All the above


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Nazi ideology was synonymous with Hitler's worldview. According to this ideology, there was no equality between people, but only a racial hierarchy. In this view blond, blue-eyed, Nordic German Aryans were at the top, While Jews were located at the lowest level. Jews were regarded as anti-race, the arch-enemies of the Aryans. All other coloured people were placed in between depending upon their external features.

Hitler was awarded _____ for bravely fighting for the country in World War I.

  1. Golden Cross

  2. Silver Cross

  3. Copper Cross

  4. Iron Cross


Correct Option: D

What was Hitlers ideology of lebensraum or living space? 

  1. Multistoreyed buildings should be built in Germany to increase the living space

  2. The world must be occupied enabling the material resources and power of the German nation.

  3. New territories had to be acquired for settlement

  4. Both (B) and (C)


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

The other aspect of Hitler’s ideology was related to the geopolitical concept of Lebensraum, or living space. He believed that new territories had to be acquired for settlement. This would enhance the area of the mother country, while enabling the settlers on new lands to retain an intimate link with the place of their origin. It would also enhance the material resources and power of the German nation. 

What was the slogan coined by Hitler when he followed his aggressive foreign policy? 

  1. Messenger from God

  2. Conquer the world

  3. One people, one empire, and one leader

  4. we are Aryans, the real rulers


Correct Option: C

Which of the following statements is true about the economic crisis in Germany in 1923?

  1. The value of Mark (German currency) collapsed

  2. Prices of goods soared high

  3. Weimer Republic brought economic prosperity

  4. Both (A) and (B)


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

 Germany had fought the war largely on loans and had to pay war reparations in gold. In April the US dollar was equal to 24,000 marks, in July 353,000 marks, in August 4,621,000 marks  and at 98,860,000 marks by December, the figure had run into trillions. As the value of the mark collapsed, prices of goods soared. 

The ___ was seen as a major rival by the Nazi Party during the years of Weimar Germany.

  1. Communist Party

  2. Centre Party

  3. Democratic Party

  4. Social Democrats


Correct Option: A

Germany's genocidal war was against which of the following people?

  1. Jews and political opponents

  2. Gypsies and Polish civilians

  3. Germans who were considered mentally and physically disabled

  4. All the above


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Under the shadow of the Second World War, Germany had waged a genocidal war, which resulted in the mass murder of selected groups of innocent civilians of Europe. The number of people killed included 6 million Jews, 200,000 Gypsies, 1 million Polish civilians, 70,000 Germans who were considered mentally and physically disabled, besides innumerable political opponents. 

After loss in the World War I, the Great Economic Depression of 1929 also badly affected _____.

  1. Russia

  2. Germany

  3. France

  4. India


Correct Option: B

Which of the following was a feature of Hitlers foreign policy?

  1. He pulled out of the League of Nations in 1933

  2. He decided not to attack any country

  3. He thanked the Allied Powers for having put Germany on the right track

  4. All the above


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

 He pulled out of the League of Nations in 1933, reoccupied the Rhineland in 1936, and integrated Austria and Germany in 1938 under the slogan, One people, One empire, and One leader. 

Why did Helmuts father kill himself in the spring of 1945?

  1. He was depressed by Germanys defeat in Second World War

  2. He feared that common people would mishandle him and his family

  3. He feared revenge by the Allied Powers

  4. He wanted to die because of the crimes he had committed during Nazi rule


Correct Option: C

Hitlers world view, which was also the Nazi ideology, was _________________.

  1. There was no equality between people, only a racial hierarchy

  2. The blond, blue eyed, Nordic German Aryans were at the top and Jews at the bottom. The coloured people were placed in between

  3. Jews were the antirace, the arch enemies of the Aryans

  4. All the above


Correct Option: D

When did Germany attack the Soviet Union?

  1. 1939

  2. 1941

  3. 1945

  4. 1943


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

Hitler attacked Russia in June 1941. In this historic blunder, Hitler exposed the German western front to British aerial bombing and the eastern front to the powerful Soviet armies. 

Who were regarded as desirable by Nazis?

  1. Pure and healthy Nordic Aryans

  2. German soldiers who helped in territorial expansion

  3. German police 

  4. All those who were willing to consider Hitler as God


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

Nazis wanted only a society of ‘pure and healthy Nordic Aryans’. They alone were considered ‘desirable’. Only they were seen as worthy of prospering and multiplying against all others who were classed as ‘undesirable’. This meant that even those Germans who were seen as impure or abnormal had no right to exist. 

Consider the following statements and Identify the correct response from the options given thereafter: 


Statement I : Nazism became a mass movement after the Great Depression. 

Statement II : After 1929, banks collapsed and businesses shut down, workers lost their jobs and the middle classes were threatened with destitution.

  1. Statement I is false and Statement II is true

  2. Statement I is true and Statement II is false

  3. Both Statement I and Statement II are true and Statement II is the correct explanation of Statement I

  4. Both Statement I and Statement II are true but Statement ll is not the correct explanation of Statement I


Correct Option: C
Explanation:
 In such a situation Nazi propaganda stirred hopes of a better future. In 1928, the Nazi Party got no more than 2. 6 per cent votes in the Reichstag – the German parliament. By 1932, it had become the largest party with 37 per cent votes.

What does the Reichstag mean?

  1. German Coin

  2. German. State

  3. German Parliament

  4. German Currency


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

The defeat of Imperial Germany and the abdication of the emperor gave an opportunity to the Parliamentary parties to recast the German polity. National Assembly met at Weimar and established a democratic constitution with a federal structure.

Deputies were now elected to the German Parliament which was known as Reichstag.

Who from the following were not 'November Criminals'? 

  1. Socialists

  2. Spartacists

  3. Catholics

  4. Democrats


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

Those who supported the Weimar Republic, mainly Socialists, Catholics and Democrats, became easy targets of attack in the conservative nationalist circles. They were mockingly called the ‘November criminals’. 

 In May 1945, Germany surrendered to __________________.

  1. Britain

  2. USA

  3. Allies

  4. Italy


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

On May 7, 1945, Germany officially surrendered to the Allies, bringing an end to the European conflict in World War II. General Alfred Jodl, representing the German High Command, signed the unconditional surrender of both east and west forces in Reims, France, which took effect the following day. As a result, May 8 was declared Victory in Europe (VE) Day, a holiday still celebrated by many European countries.

In context of Germany, what was 'Holocaust'?

  1. Nazi propaganda

  2. Nazi Honour Crosses

  3. Nazi killing operations

  4. A Nazi School


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

Holocaust was a genocide during World War 2 in Nazi Germany. The Nazis murdered six million Jews between 1941 to 1945. 

To justify Nazi ideas of race in Germany, the _________.

  1. Moral science was introduced

  2. Biological Science was introduced

  3. Racial Science was introduced

  4. Social Science was introduced


Correct Option: C

At the time of world war, the German Parliament was known as:

  1. Reichstag

  2. The Bundestag

  3. Congress

  4. Duma


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

Reichstag and Bundestag both referred to German parliament. As like Rajya sabha also called as "house of elders" or "house of state". Only difference in case of Germany's case is time difference. Now Germans used word - "Bundestag". In NCERT , word "Reichstag" used as it was in use at that time frame(till mid of 20th century).

People who supported the Weimar Republic were ______________.

  1. Democrats only

  2. Catholics, Protestants, Conservatives

  3. Socialists, Catholics, Democrats

  4. Socialists, Communists, Democrats


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

Socialists, Catholics, and Democrats were the supporters of newly formed Weimar Republic. These supporters were also called 'November Criminals'. They all became easy targets of attack in the conservative nationalist circles.

What was the response of the Germans to the new Weimar Republic? 

  1. They held the new Weimar Republic responsible for Germany's defeat and the disgrace at Versailles

  2. The republic carried the burden of war guilt and national humiliation

  3. It became the target of attacks in the conservative national circles

  4. All the above


Correct Option: D

Who were considered as inferior and undesirable by Nazi Germany?

  1. Jews

  2. Gypsies and blacks

  3. Russians and Poles

  4. All the above


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Only Nordic Ayrans' were considered as desirable. Germans who were seen as abnormal or impure were considered undesirables. Jews, Gypsies, and blacks living in Nazi Germany were considered as racial inferiors. Russians and Poles were also considered as subhuman.

On 30th January 1933 who offered the Chancellorship to Hitler?

  1. Soviet Red Army

  2. King Kaiser William II

  3. President Hindenburg

  4. Hjalmar Schacht


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

On January 30, 1933, President Hindenburg offered the Chancellorship, the highest position in the cabinet of minister, to Hitler. By now the Nazis had managed to rally the conservatives to their cause.

Complete the given statement. The Red banners with the _______ , the Nazi salute, and the ritualised rounds of applause after the speeches were all part of this spectacle of power.

  1. Swastika

  2. Om

  3. Cross

  4. Divide

  5. None of these


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

Swastika.

Who amongst these offered Chancellorship to Hitler?

  1. Churchil

  2. Goebbels

  3. Helmuth

  4. Hindenburg

  5. None of these


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

On 30 January 1933, President Hindenburg offered the Chancellorship, the highest position in the cabinet of ministers, to Hitler. 

The Nazi-Soviet Pact led to :

  1. The division of Poland and the Baltic states between Hitler and Stalin

  2. The outbreak of the Russian Revolution

  3. The Communist Party purges of the 1930s

  4. The appointment of Hider to the office of chancellor

  5. The destruction of Stalingrad


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

Germany signed a Non-Aggression Pact with Russia in August 1939, Poland was accused of committing atrocities against Germans living there.

What was the name given to mass killings of the Jews under Hitler's regime?

  1. Special Task

  2. Special Treatment or Final Solution

  3. Final Stage

  4. Special Task or Final Stage

  5. None of these


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

 Nazis never used the words ‘kill’ or ‘murder’ in their official communications. Mass killings were termed special treatment, final solution (for the Jews), euthanasia (for the disabled), selection and disinfections. ‘Evacuation’ meant deporting people to gas chambers. 

When did Hitler try to seize control of Bavaria and capture Berlin?

  1. 1919

  2. 1923

  3. 1929

  4. 1933

  5. None of these


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

In 1923, Hitler planned to seize control of Bavaria, march to Berlin and capture power. He failed, was arrested, tried for treason, and later released. 

When did Hitler become Chancellor of Germany?

  1. January 30, 1923

  2. January 30,1929

  3. January 30, 1933

  4. March 3, 1933

  5. None of these


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

President Hindenburg offered Chancellorship to Hitler who formed his first Nazi government on January 30, 1933.

Consider the following statements and identify the correct response from the options given thereafter:
Statement I: Hitler said 'In my state, the mother is the most important citizen'.
Statement II: In Nazi Germany, while boys were taught to be aggressive, muscular and steel-hearted; girls were told that they had to become good mothers.

  1. Statement I is true but statement II is false

  2. Both statement I and statement II are true but statement II is not the correct explanation of statement I

  3. Both the statements are false

  4. Both statement I and statement II are true and statement II is the correct explanation to statement I


Correct Option: B
Explanation:
The Girls in Nazi Germany had to rear pure-blooded Aryan children. They had to maintain the purity of the race, distance themselves from Jews, look after the home, and teach their children Nazi values. They had to be the bearers of the Aryan culture and race. In Nazi Germany all mothers were not treated equally. Women who bore racially undesirable children were punished and those who produced racially desirable children were awarded. 

People of which country voted to become part of Greater Germany?

  1. Poland

  2. Austria

  3. Britain

  4. France


Correct Option: B
Explanation:
  • In March 1938, the leader of Austria, a Nazi invited the Germans to occupy Austria to stop a communist plot.
  • The opposition was crushed and 99 out of 100 Austrians voted to become part of Greater Germany.

Hitler took over the German Worker's Party and renamed it

  1. Secular German Workers

  2. Socialist Workers of Germany

  3. National Socialist German Worker's Party

  4. National Workers of Germany

  5. None of these


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

 In 1919, he joined a small group called the German Workers Party. He subsequently took over the organisation and renamed it the National Socialist German Workers’ Party. This party came to be known as the Nazi Party. 

What was the name given to gas chambers by Nazis?

  1. Killing Machines

  2. Dissolution Areas

  3. Revolutionary Ground

  4. Disinfection Areas

  5. None of these


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Mass killings were termed special treatment, final solution (for the Jews), euthanasia (for the disabled), selection and disinfections. ‘Evacuation’ meant deporting people to gas chambers. They were labelled ‘disinfection-areas’, and looked like bathrooms equipped with fake showerheads. 

Which country allowed the entrance of German refugees on a temporary visa?

  1. Russia

  2. France

  3. Britain

  4. Austria


Correct Option: C
Explanation:
  • Many governments across the world refused to accept German refugees, but the British government responded to a campaign and decided to allow children upto the age of 17, who had a bond of 50 pounds, to enter the country on a temporary visa.

When did Hitler join the German Workers Party?

  1. 1918

  2. 1919

  3. 1920

  4. 1921

  5. None of these


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

 In 1919, he joined a small group called the German Workers Party. He subsequently took over the organisation and renamed it the National Socialist German Workers’ Party. This party came to be known as the Nazi Party. 

The Nazi party became the largest party in Germany by ______.

  1. 1930

  2. 1931

  3. 1932

  4. 1933

  5. None of these


Correct Option: C
Explanation:
In 1928, the Nazi Party got no more than 2. 6 percent votes in the Reichstag – the German parliament. By 1932, it had become the largest party with 37 percent votes.

Which of the following is the correct definition of the term Conscription?

  1. to build weapons such as tanks and bombs.

  2. the wilful destruction of property.

  3. acts of exceptional brutality and violence.

  4. the process of making all men join the army for a set time.


Correct Option: D
Explanation:
  • Conscription is the process of making all men join the army for a set time.
  • In 1935, Hitler planned to reintroduce conscription in Germany though it was forbidden according to the Treaty of Versailles.

Who among the following was assigned the responsibility of economic recovery by Hitler?

  1. Goebbels

  2. Hindenburg

  3. Hjalmar Schacht

  4. Adam Smith

  5. None of these


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

Hitler assigned the responsibility of economic recovery to the economist Hjalmar Schacht who aimed at full production and full employment through a state-funded work-creation programme. This project produced the famous German superhighways and the people’s car, the Volkswagen. 

According to the Nazis, which treaty was against Germany?

  1. Treaty of Versailles

  2. Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

  3. Treaty of Germany

  4. Treaty of Nations


Correct Option: A
Explanation:
  • The Nazis were nationalists and believed that Germany was a great country that had been humiliated by the Treaty of Versailles.
  • They aimed to make Germany great again by expanding beyond the borders drawn by Versailles.
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