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Hitler becomes Chancellor

Question 1 of 20

1

When was Hitler appointed Chancellor of Germany

Select one of the following:

  • January 1932

  • January 1933

  • January 1934

Explanation

Question 2 of 20

1

How many seats in the Reichstag did the Nazis have in 1928?

Select one of the following:

  • 12

  • 23

  • 107

Explanation

Question 3 of 20

1

Which is the correct order of Chancellor between 1930 and 1933?

Select one of the following:

  • Papen, Schleicher, Bruning, HItler

  • Schleicher, Papen, Brunibg, Hitler

  • Bruning, Schliecher, Papen, Hitler

  • Bruning, Papen, Schliecher, Hitler

Explanation

Question 4 of 20

1

Which of the following is true of Bruning's Government?

Select one or more of the following:

  • He had to use Article 48

  • Hitler was his vice-chancellor

  • He resigned in May 1932

  • He was replaced by von Papen

Explanation

Question 5 of 20

1

Which of the following was 'true' of the Wall Street Crash of October 1929?

Select one or more of the following:

  • It was a symptom of US economic problems.

  • It created a new political climate in Germany.

  • It was followed by a decrease in support for extremist parties in Germany.

  • It resulted in countries like the US turning to economic protectionism.

Explanation

Question 6 of 20

1

What happened in the election of 1930?

Select one of the following:

  • The NSDAP gained 107 seats to become the largest party in the Reichstag

  • The NSDAP gained 107 seats to become the second largest party in the Reichstag

  • The NSDAP gained 107 seats and had a majority in the Reichstag

Explanation

Question 7 of 20

1

Why didn't Hindenburg appoint Hitler as Chancellor in 1930? (Select all that apply)

Select one or more of the following:

  • He didn't trust Hitler

  • The Army didn't trust Hitler

  • Papen didn't trust Hitler

Explanation

Question 8 of 20

1

Who replaced Bruning as Chancellor?

Select one of the following:

  • von Schleicher

  • von Papen

  • Hitler

Explanation

Question 9 of 20

1

What is 'true' of the July 1932 election organised by von Papen?

Select one or more of the following:

  • von Papen hoped to win enough seats to form a working coalition

  • von Papen won enough seats to form a working coalition

  • von Papen failed to win enough seats to form a working coalition

  • The NSDAP won 230 seats to become the largest party in the Reichstag

  • Hitler was made Chancellor

  • Hindenburg refused Hitler the Chancellorship and appointed von Papen instead

Explanation

Question 10 of 20

1

After the 1932 election only 32 Reichstag deputies voted in favour of Papen being the Chancellor - over 500 voted against him, but Hindenburg appointed him anyway.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation

Question 11 of 20

1

In March 1932 Hitler stood against Hindenburg as President of Germany. He gained 13.4 million votes but Hindenburg won with 19.3 million.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation

Question 12 of 20

1

One of the reasons for the success of the Nazi party was unemployment. How many people were unemployed in 1932?

Select one of the following:

  • about 2 million

  • about 4 million

  • Over 6 million

Explanation

Question 13 of 20

1

Who was responsible for propaganda from 1928 onwards?

Select one of the following:

  • Adolf Hitler

  • Joseph Goebbels

  • Ernst Rohm

Explanation

Question 14 of 20

1

The Nazi party wanted to appeal to everyone. In what way did they try to appeal to women?

Select one of the following:

  • Offering jobs and the protection of workers

  • Protection from communism and restoration of law and order

  • Emphasis on the family and morals

Explanation

Question 15 of 20

1

Which of the following was appealing to the Germany workers in the context of the early 1930s?

Select one of the following:

  • 'Crush communism'

  • 'Arbeit und Brot'

  • 'Fight for democracy'

Explanation

Question 16 of 20

1

Which of the following were 'arguably' reasons why democracy was so 'weak' in the early 1930s?

Select one or more of the following:

  • The voting system (PR) made it difficult to form working coalitions

  • The use of Articel 48 undermined the concept of democracy - it was used too often

  • President Hindenburg was doing his best to undermine democracy by using Article 48

Explanation

Question 17 of 20

1

What happened in December 1932?

Select one of the following:

  • Hitler was made Chancellor

  • Papen resigned as he had no support - von Schleicher became Chancellor

Explanation

Question 18 of 20

1

Which of the following is historian, Alan Bullock's explanation for Hitler being made Chancellor?

Select one of the following:

  • He was democratically elected on the back of mass popular support.

  • He was 'jobbed into office by backstairs intrigue'

  • He was the right man for the occasion - Germany needed him.

Explanation

Question 19 of 20

1

Why did Hindenburg finally agree to appoint Hitler as Chancellor?

Select one of the following:

  • von Papen and Hindenburg's son, Oscar - had convinced him that Hitler could be 'controlled'

  • von Papen and von Schleicher convinced him that Hitler could be 'controlled'

  • He had to appoint him according to the rues of the Weimar Constitution

Explanation

Question 20 of 20

1

Which of the following were considered to be ways of 'controlling' Hitler as Chancellor?

Select one or more of the following:

  • He was not allowed use of Article 48

  • von Papen was appointed vice-Chancellor

  • He was allowed 2 other Government positions

  • He had limited use of Article 48

Explanation