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World War Two

Test your knowledge on the Second World War 20 Questions.

 
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1

Match the following WWII operation to their respective locations:

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Left

  • Operation Detachment
  • Operation Iceberg
  • Operation Torch
  • Operation Cobra

Right

  • Okinawa
  • Iwo Jima
  • Normandy
  • French North Africa

2

Which of the following was NOT a beach that the Allies landed on on June 6, 1944 (D-Day)?

  • Juno
  • Utah
  • Silver

3

Who was DIRECTLY in charge of leading the Japanese defenses at Iwo Jima during WWII?

  • Kuribayashi
  • Yamamoto
  • Hirohito

4

Out of the following planned WWII operations, which one never occurred?

  • Operation Downfall
  • Operation Barbarossa
  • Operation Goodwood

5

What was Operation Downfall?

  • Allied original plan for the invasion of Germany
  • Allied plan for the invasion of Japanese home island
  • German plan for invasion of Britain

6

What was the name of Hitler's proposed invasion of Britain (English Translation)?

  • Operation Crest
  • Operation Sea Lion
  • Operation Horseshoe

7

Put the following WWII Pacific battles in order:

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  • Battle of Peleliu
  • Battle of Guadalcanal
  • Battle of Okinawa
  • Battle of Midway

8

Put the following conferences that took place during WWII in order:

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  • Potsdam Conference
  • Yalta Conference
  • Munic Conference
  • Tehran Conference

9

Which ship was sunk during the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor?

  • U.S.S. Arizona
  • U.S.S. Missouri
  • U.S.S. Eldorado

10

Which plane dropped the Atomic Bomb known as "Fat Man"?

  • Bockscar
  • Catalyst
  • Enola Gay

11

What was the relationship between Nagasaki and the 2nd Atomic Bomb to be dropped on Japan?

  • It was not a target: high winds moved the bomb off course
  • Primary Target for 2nd Atomic Bomb
  • Secondary Target for 2nd Atomic Bomb

12

Match the following WWII dates:

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Left

  • June 6, 1944
  • August 6, 1945
  • May 7, 1945
  • December 7, 1941

Right

  • First Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima
  • Germany Surrenders to Allies
  • Surprise Attack on Pearl Harbor
  • Allied Invasion of Normandy

13

Where did the Battle of El Alamein take place during WWII?

  • North Africa
  • Soviet Union
  • Spain

14

Who was NOT in power when WWII ended?

  • Harry Truman
  • Adolf Hitler
  • Joseph Stalin

15

Match the following nicknames, used during WWII, to the person/people to whom they apply :

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Left

  • Desert Fox
  • Blood N' Guts
  • Ike
  • Jerry

Right

  • George S. Patton
  • German Soldier/German Army
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Erwin Rommel

16

Match the following leaders of the following countries at the BEGINNING of WWII:

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Left

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Neville Chamberlin
  • Benito Mussolini
  • Emperor Hirohito

Right

  • Britain
  • United States
  • Japan
  • Italy

17

What is the failed raid into Axis controlled territory during WWII, primarily conducted by the Canadian Army in 1942, known as?

  • The Dieppe Raid
  • The Kursk Raid
  • The Tunisian Raid

18

Match the WWII-era gun to the country which developed it

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Left

  • Grease Gun
  • Sten SMG
  • Type 96 LMG
  • MP-44

Right

  • Britain
  • Japan
  • United States
  • Germany

19

What was the significance of Pointe du Hoc during WWII?

  • The name of the first city liberated by the Allies during the invasion of Italy
  • The name of a 6th beach on which the Allies landed on June 6, 1944 (D-Day)
  • The code-name for the area of Berlin that would first be invaded by the Allies

20

Who was the leader of the French Resistance during the Nazi occupation of France in WWII?

  • Rene Coty
  • Geroges Pompidou
  • Charles de Gaulle

 

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