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Holocaust Quiz

Test your knowledge of the Holocaust

  1. Auschwitz concentration camp is in which modern day country?
  2. Which three words was a Nazi plan for the genocide of Jews during World War II?
  3. After the war, Nazi medical personnel were put on trial in which German city for crimes against humanity?
  4. Many Jewish holocaust survivers had hidden in enclosed districts in cities and towns called what?
  5. The Nazis believed they would rule for 1,000 years but how many years did they actually control Germany for?

  6. Holocaust Memorial Day is in which month?
  7. A sign over the entrance to the Auschwitz camp read 'Arbeit macht frei', which means what?
  8. What badge were Jews forced to wear on their clothing during the Holocaust?
  9. Which Nazi politician was Reich Minister of Propaganda of Nazi Germany?
  10. Which word means hostility and prejudice towards Jews?
  11. Name the German industrialist who is credited with saving the lives of over one thousand Jews during the Holocaust by employing them in his factories?
  12. To the nearest million, evidence supports the fact that how many jews were murdered by the Nazis?
  13. Which German-born Jewish girl gained fame after the publication of her diary in which she documented life in hiding under Nazi persecution?
  14. Which concentration camp in Bavaria was the first camp built by Nazi Germany?
  15. Which Hebrew word for "catastrophe" specifically means the killing of millions of Jews by Nazi Germany during the Second World War?
  16. What name was given to the organised rescue effort of children from Nazi-controlled territory that took place during the months before World War Two?
  17. Which founder and head of the Jewish Documentation Center in Vienna dedicated his life to documenting the crimes of the Holocaust and hunting down its perpetrators?


  1. Poland
  2. The Final Solution
  3. Nuremberg
  4. Ghettos
  5. 12 years
  6. January (January 27)
  7. "Work makes one free" (In reality, the opposite was true as enforced Labour became another form of genocide)
  8. Yellow star
  9. Joseph Goebbels (Paul Joseph Goebbels)
  10. Antisemitism
  11. Oskar Schindler
  12. 6 million
  13. Anne Frank
  14. Dachau
  15. Shoah
  16. The Kindertransport
  17. Simon Wiesenthal