My Jewish Learning

The Holocaust Quiz

The mass attempted genocide of Jews, Gypsies, and others by the Nazis.



Question 1. Who wrote the novel Night?
 Leon Uris
 Elie Wiesel
 Allegra Goodman
 Michael Chabon
 Primo Levi

 

Question 2. Anne Frank and her family hid in an annex in which city?
 London
 Berlin
 The Hague
 Amsterdam
 Paris

 

Question 3. Which Jewish person escaped the Nazis, and then returned as an armed resistance fighter?
 Oskar Schindler
 Hannah Senesh
 Raoul Wallenberg
 Golda Meir
 Dr. Ruth

 

Question 4. Which of these countries was an ally of Germany?
 Romania
 Syria
 Soviet Union
 France
 None of the above

 

Question 5. In which concentration camp did children create art and poetry that was published after the war's end?
 Auschwitz
 Majdanek
 Treblinka
 Terezin
 None of the above

 

Question 6. Who was the notorious “Doctor of Death”?
 Adolf Hitler
 Heinrich Himmler
 Josef Mengele
 Adolf Eichmann
 Joseph Goebbels

 

Question 7. What was the Judenrat?
 A term meaning "Jew-free"
 A derogatory term, referring to Jews as vermin
 A Jewish puppet government that ruled over each ghetto
 A council of prominent underground Jews dedicated to fighting the Nazis