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Days of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust: Quiz


Question 1: The ________ designates a theme for each year's programs, and provides materials to help support remembrance efforts.
The HolocaustHolocaust denialUnited States Holocaust Memorial MuseumWashington, D.C.

Question 2: President ________, making his first public appearance after recovering from an attempted assassination, said:
Richard NixonRonald ReaganGeorge H. W. BushGerald Ford

Question 3: In fact, the ________ often took precedence over the war effort -- as trains, personnel, and material needed at the front were not allowed to be diverted from death camp assignments.
Wannsee ConferenceAdolf HitlerThe HolocaustFinal Solution

Question 4: In 2005, the ________ established a different date for International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Jan.
Israel, Palestine, and the United NationsUnited NationsUnited Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesUnited Nations Security Council

Question 5: Holocaust Memorial Museum, President ________ delivered an address that linked definitions and words—including the "new word," genocide, that had come out of the Holocaust experience—to the challenge to remember:
George H. W. BushRonald ReaganGeorge W. BushDick Cheney

Question 6: At the close of the 1987 commemoration, the words of Rabbi ________'s prayer expressed the goals of the DRVH in spiritual terms:
United States Air Force AcademyConservative JudaismUnited States Coast Guard AcademyArnold Resnicoff

Question 7: The Holocaust and Anti-Semitism The Holocaust was an event contemporaneous in large part with ________ -- but separate from it.
Second Sino-Japanese WarCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISoviet occupationsWorld War II

Question 8: On November 1, 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed an Executive Order establishing the President’s Commission on the Holocaust, to be chaired by Holocaust survivor ________.
Desmond TutuNelson MandelaShimon PeresElie Wiesel

Question 9: The annual DRVH period normally begins on the Sunday before the Jewish observance of ________, Holocaust Memorial Day, and continues through the following Sunday, usually in April or May.
Tisha B'AvJewish holidayPassoverYom HaShoah

Question 10: This date also links the DRVH to the anniversary of the ________.
Jürgen StroopAuschwitz concentration campWarsaw Ghetto UprisingOdilo Globocnik


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