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Ninth Fort: Quiz


Question 1: At least 5,000 ________ of Kaunas, largely taken from the city's Jewish ghetto, were transported to the Ninth Fort and killed.
Ashkenazi JewsHungarian JewsLithuanian JewsGerman Jews

Question 2: During the years of Soviet occupation, 1940-1941, the Ninth Fort was used by the ________ to house political prisoners on their way to the gulags of Siberia.
KGBChekaNKVDEastern Bloc politics

Question 3: The construction of the Ninth Fort (its numerical designation having stuck as a proper noun) began in 1902 and was completed on the eve of the ________.
Western Front (World War I)Caucasus CampaignWorld War IArmenian Genocide

Question 4: When the city was controlled by the Soviets, the stronghold was used as a prison and way-station for prisoners being transported to the ________.
Molotov–Ribbentrop PactJoseph StalinGulagKatyn massacre

Question 5: After the Nazis occupied the area, they used the fort as their place of execution for ________, captured Soviets, and others.
AntisemitismJewsSephardi JewsJewish ethnic divisions

Question 6: After the ________, the Soviets again used the Ninth Fort as a prison for several years.
Second Sino-Japanese WarWorld War IICollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISoviet occupations

Question 7: The Ninth Fort (Devintas Fortas in Lithuanian) is a stronghold in the northern Šilainiai elderate of the Lithuanian city of ________, making a part of the Kaunas Fortress, constructed in the late 19th century.

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