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Facts of World War II

written by: ivanjbj
 
Take the challenge and check how much you know about one of the greatest wars in world history.

Question 1:


One of the causes of World War II was this treaty, which officially ended World War I and forced Germany to accept full responsibility for the war, pay reparations and forfeit all its overseas and African colonies.
Treaty of Brussels
Treaty of Venice
Treaty of Paris
Treaty of Versailles

Question 2:


Which country did Germany invade on September 1, 1939?
Poland
France
Hungary
Austria

Question 3:


The treaty of non-aggression signed between Germany and the Soviet Union a few months before the start of WW II was violated when Germany invaded the USSR. The operation of the German invasion was named what?
Lebensraum
Cartagena
Barbarossa
Attila

Question 4:


What was the name of the ballistic missile weapon first used in the Second World War?
V-2
JS-8
Heinkel 188
M2

Question 5:


During WW II, the German name "Auschwitz" was given to what?
An airplane
A submarine
A concentration camp
An operation code name

Question 6:


An estimated 62 million people lost their lives during World War II. Which country gave the most casualties?
Soviet Union
Poland
United Kingdom
Germany

Question 7:


How did Adolf Hitler, the leader of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945, die?
He died of heart attack when the Soviets reached the Reichstag
He died of natural causes In Soviet captivity
He committed suicide
He was assassinated

Question 8:


Which of these countries managed to stay neutral throughout the Second World War?
Finland
Canada
Switzerland
Bulgaria

Question 9:


During the Battle of Stalingrad, Hitler made a desperate attempt to deter his forces from surrendering. What did he do?
Promoted the general in charge
Threatened the general in charge with execution of his family
Issued an order anyone who surrendered to be shot
Promised money to all soldiers

Question 10:


United States declared war on Japan following the attack on Pearl Harbor. What was President Franklin Roosevelt’s pretext to enter the European theater?
The German declaration of war on the United States
The German invasion of the Soviet Union
Germany's threats on the United Kingdom
United Kingdom's plea for help

 


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