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Australia in World War II
"This will test your knowledge of what happened to Australia during World War Two."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
When did Australia declare itself in World War II after Britain's declaration of war on September 3, 1939?
Australia didn't declare war in WWII
Six days later
Several hours later
Several months later
Which British naval base fell to the Japanese in February 1942?
After which major event did Australia change its favour for Britain to the United States?
All of these
Attack on Pearl Harbour
Fall of Singapore
Bombing of Darwin
Which of the following roles did Australian women NOT fulfil during the Second World War?
Taking up jobs that men left in order to fight
Nursing wounded soldiers
Start up women's war effort groups
Fighting at the front
When Australia felt threatened by a Japanese invasion, which country sent troops to help defend it?
How did the Aboriginal people of Australia benefit by the American presence in the country?
They were allowed to join the American army
They saw how the African American troops were treated and this inspired them to seek further rights
Many of them went with the Americans when they went home.
They didn't benefit; they were treated with prejudice
What happened to the Australian economy during World War II?
It saw a major depression
It saw a huge boom
No difference from before to after the War
There were large fluctuations during the War
Which of these were NOT declared as "enemy aliens" during World War II and thus not interned?
In August 1941, Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies resigned. He was briefly succeeded by Arthur Fadden, but who served as PM from October 1941 to July 1945?
Which of the following occurred in Australia at the end of WWII?
The Indonesian-Australian War
Violent, racist anti-Germanism
The start of multiculturalism
An attempt by Australia to become state of the USA
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