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Benito Mussolini Quiz

The Benito Mussolini Quiz.

History is full of monsters. Not many will try to argue against that fact. Often these monsters are seemingly average citizens until they find themselves in positions of power over others. Then, with their status of power secured, they can finally reveal their true colors. Or is it more appropriate to say the power itself corrupts thee people into becoming villainous? No one has the answer to that dilemma, unfortunately. One thing is certain, though. The villains of history still deserve to be studied in order to dissuade others from following in their footsteps.

Recall the old adage about those who don’t learn history and how they are doomed to repeat it. This quiz by no means is an attempt to praise Mussolini nor is it attempting to rationalize the several problematic elements of his legacy Nevertheless, it is a quiz about the man’s life and crimes because of the impact he had in shaping world history. Furthermore, it is important to recognize him so that another Mussolini may never rise above the masses ever again.

Proper education is the best defense against tyranny. This quiz seeks not only to challenge you, but also hopefully to help you learn something new on this subject. The man managed to take over an entire nation through his clever scheming. His gift of charisma also furthered his ambitions in a way that was unthinkable. What’s more, he utilized the turbulent global situation around him in order to seize power from more conventional power structures.

How much do you know about this historical figure? Take our Benito Mussolini Quiz to find out.

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Benito Mussolini rose to power ruling what nation for decades?
France
Germany
Spain
Italy

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Which of the following phrases which is Italian for "The Leader" was Mussolini commonly known by?
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"Il Mono"
"Il Duce"
"Il Charo"
"Il Hiero"

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Alongside Germany and Japan, in World War Two Italy joined what faction?
The Axis Powers
The Allied Powers
The Western Powers
The Eastern Powers

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What was the name of the volunteer militia under the Italian Fascist Party which Mussolini utilized t solidify his rule of Italy?
The Blackshoes
The Blackshirts
The Blackhats
The Blackstripes

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In what year was the fascist coup d'etat which Mussolini inspired and which put him in power as Prime Minister of Italy?
1936
1930
1922
1941

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Mussolini originally worked as a member of what professional occupation before he became a politician?
Law enforcement
Masonry
Grocery
Journalism

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In 1914 Mussolini founded what journal which exposed his nationalist and militarist views to Italy?
Il Italiano Harken
Il Duce Chronicle
Il Dormir D'Italia
Il Popola D'Italia

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From 1935 to 1937, Mussolini's Italy invaded which of the following African nations which proved their imperial intent?
Ethiopia
Chad
Zimbabwe
Swaziland

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From 1940 to 1941, Italy attempted to invade and conquer which of the following European powers even though their efforts were ultimately stymied by R.A.F. bombing raids?
Greece
Sicily
Georgia
Poland

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What is the name of the Italian king who deposed Mussolini in 1943 and imprisoned him?
Emmanuel Victor III
Lucas Forella I
Ignatius Oddbody II
Wiherman Dale II

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What 1943 agreement penned Italy's surrender to the allies in World War Two?
The Armistice of Cassibile
The Armistice of Pisa
The Armistice of Genoa
The Armistice of Calluhn

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What is the name of the military operation where German paratroopers rescued Mussolini from prison in 1943?
The Yule Heart Raid
The Matre Hill Raid
The Low Fedlun Raid
The Gran Sasso Raid

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After Mussolini was rescued from prison, Hitler put him in charge of what puppet faction in Italy hoping to help him regain his reign?
The Italian Social Republic
The German-Italian Line
The Northern Italian Legion
The Italian Peninsula Campaign

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What is the name of the event that ended Axis control of Italy by forcing German forces stationed there to surrender to the Allies?
The defeat of Ersailles
The Surrender of Caserta
The Folly of Eilecrost
The Massacre of the Alps

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In what year did Mussolini die after being executed in a small Italian village?
1943
1945
1949
1956

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