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Holocaust Vocabulary Quiz

 

Directions: Match the vocabulary words on the left with the definitions on the right.

1. death camp An organized massacre of a particular ethnic group
2. antisemitism The dissemination of biased or misleading information to cause a point of view
3. concentration camps The deliberate killing of a large group of people, often of a specific ethnic group
4. aryan The mass murder of Jewish people under the German Nazi rule from 1941 to 1945
5. genocide Sephardic Jewish people living in the Iberian peninsula that were forced to convert to Catholicism
6. displacement The painless killing of a patient, human or animal, that is suffering from an incurable and painful disease or irreversible coma
7. b'richa A German secret police under Nazi rule that suppressed opposition to the Nazis
8. euthanasia A prison camp for political prisoners or prisoners of war, in which many die from conditions or mass execution
9. dehumanization The moving of something from its position so something else can take the place
10. gestapo The act of degrading people based on their best qualities
11. marranos A prison camp for political prisoners or prisoners of war, in which many die from conditions or mass execution
12. pogrom The intense dislike for and against Jewish people
13. holocaust Organized movement of Jews by Hitler
14. propaganda a term for peoples speaking the language of Europe and India. In Nazi racial theory, a person of pure German "blood."

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