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Battle of Britain

written by: danmontg
The Battle of Britain was one of the most crucial battles of World War Two. If the Nazis had won, subsequent history might have been very different. Find out how much you know about this decisive battle.

Question 1:

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The Battle of Britain came soon after a major British defeat and evacuation of their army from this place.
the island of Crete
Ostend, Belgium
El Alamein, Egypt
Dunkirk, France

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Question 2:

Hitler, like several conquerors before him, faced the daunting task of crossing the English Channel and invading Britain. Which of the following was the only conqueror to successfully do this?
Philip II and the Spanish Armada
William I of Normandy
Louis XIV of France

Question 3:

The final German goal of the Battle of Britain was a successful invasion of Britain, but before that the Germans had to achieve this intermediate goal.
Destroying the French underground guerrilla warfare
Gaining air superiority over the English channel so that a German invasion fleet could cross the channel protected by the German air force.
Destroying the British arms manufacturing industries
Defeating the British surface fleet in a great sea battle

Question 4:

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Which of the following devices, put into practical use just before World War two, was a major asset to the British in the Battle of Britain?
Anti-aircraft missiles
Very effective long range bombers
Tanks superior to any tank the Germans possessed

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Question 5:

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Although the British had a good fighter plane in the Hurricane, what other British fighter plane is best remembered for its role in the Battle of Britain?

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Question 6:

'Never in the field of human conflict has so much been owed by so many to so few.’ In this famous quote by Winston Churchill who were the "few" he was referring to?
British fighter pilots
British scientists
Anti-German spies in France and Belgium
British military leaders

Question 7:

Which of these was an advantage the British had in the Battle of Britain?
The British had a larger number of fighter planes than the Germans.
The British Army was a constant threat to make raids on German supply facilities and bases in France.
British pilots forced to parachute from damaged planes often landed on friendly territory and could return to action soon afterward.
The British Navy was able to shoot down many German planes as they flew over the English Channel.

Question 8:

Which of these countries fought on the side of Britain during the Battle of Britain?
the United States
The Soviet Union

Question 9:

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Pilots from several European nations conquered by Germany in the early stages of World War Two escaped to Britain and joined the British Royal Air Force during the Battle of the Britain. Fiercely determined for revenged, the largest number of such pilots came from this country.

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Question 10:

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Hitler effectively conceded defeat in the Battle of Britain after making this strategic mistake.
He began nighttime bombing attacks on British cities instead of military targets.
He attacked the Soviet Union before seeing the result of the Battle of Britain.
He called a halt to all bombing of Britain for the winter of 1940-41.
He began making Royal Navy targets his prime objective.

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