History: Mussolini 1919 - 1930s

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1. Which of the following statements about Fascist opposition is false

  • Italians were generally very satisfied with the Fascist regime
  • The Socialists and Popolari signed a deal that would mean they would work together against Fascism
  • The other parties believed in the Fascist propaganda
  • There was no strong party with a strong leader that provided an alternative to Fascism
  • The opposition was weak and divided
  • The Secret Police were effective in limiting opposition power
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2. What was the MSVN?

  • Special Tribunal
  • Fascist Censorship Bureau
  • Fascist Militia
  • Secret Police

3. Who did Mussolini appoint as Secretary-General of the Fascist Party in 1925?

  • Dino Grandi
  • Augusto Torati
  • Roberto Farinacci
  • Italo Balbo

4. The Fascist were only interested in controlling art propaganda, ignoring literature, drama and music because

  • Literature, Music and Drama were an important part of Italian culture
  • Art was the most mainstream source
  • Art was something Mussolini was particularly interested in

5. What percentage of Italians supported Fascism in 1939?

  • 85%
  • 66%
  • 8%
  • 34%



These ten multiple choice questions are a good way to test knowledge of the basics about Fascist Italy.

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