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Man's Inhumanity to Man

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Mans Inhumanity to Man game quiz
"A look at some of the innocent victims of tyrants and tyrannies."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Anne Frank was one of several people who hid from the Nazi terror in a "secret annex". Only one of the Frank family survived World War II. Which one?
    Anne's mother, Edith
    Anne's father, Otto
    Anne's sister, Margot
    Anne


2. Still in World War II, which of these Nuremberg defendants earned the nickname, "Butcher of Cracow"?
    Fritz Von Papen
    Wilhelm Keitel
    Karl Doenitz
    Hans Frank


3. The treatment of the various American Indian cultures was often appalling. Which individual is associated with the "Sand Creek Massacre" in the American West?
    John Chivington
    George Custer
    James Forsyth
    Winfield Scott


4. Pizarro's conquest of the Inca in Peru was less-than-humane. Who was the Inca leader at that time?
    Huascar
    Atahualpa
    Montezuma
    Teotihuacan


5. Agnes Keith documented her experiences as a "prisoner of war" in a book and a movie ("Three Came Home"). Who were her captors?
    German
    African
    Italian
    Japanese


6. The tale of the young child, Anastasia, at the time of the Russian Revolution is well-known. Assuming she died along with the other members of her family during the palace "massacre", how many family members were killed that day?
    7
    10
    4
    13


7. Joan of Arc paid the ultimate price - due to the religious and political fervor of her enemies. How old was she when she died?
    30
    25
    18
    15


8. As is the case with Hitler, the reign of Stalin was quite brutal. Which of his political enemies did Stalin have killed?
    Engels
    Marx
    Trotsky
    Lenin


9. Any mention of the "Inquisition" also brings to mind the name, "Torquemada". At approximately the same time, it is believed that the "little princes" were imprisoned and/or killed in the Tower of London, perhaps by Richard III. When did these acts occur?
    1600s
    1500s
    1700s
    1400s


10. The "Reign of Terror" is associated with Robespierre. What ultimately happened to him?
    Death via assassination
    Death in prison
    Death on the guillotine
    Death of natural causes in old age


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Compiled Jun 28 12