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The Second World War

written by: velimira
 
Let's see how much you know about the most expensive and devastating war the world has seen.

Question 1:


How many people are estimated to have died in World War II?
About 30 million
About 15 million
About 60 million
About 90 million

Question 2:


Which event provoked the Second Sino-Japanese War?
Japan's occupation of Manchuria
The Battle of Shanghai
Japan's attack on Beijing
The Nanking Massacre

Question 3:


Even though Japan had been fighting China since 1937, historians consider this date the start of World War II.
8 September 1939
1 September 1939
15 October 1939
1 October 1939

Question 4:


Which countries were invaded by Germany in Operation Weserubung in 1940?
Malta and Alexandria
Bulgaria and Romania
Gibraltar and Malta
Denmark and Norway

Question 5:


What was the aim of the North African Campaign, which took place from September 13, 1940 to May 13, 1943?
To make Libya British possession
To make Egypt Italian possession
To capture Sudan
To split Allied forces in two

Question 6:


What is the name of the German invasion of the Soviet Union, which began on 22 June 1941?
Soviet winter
Fallschiimjager
Operation Barbarossa
Great Patriotic War

Question 7:


Who was commander of the Japanese warplanes that carried out the attack on Pearl Harbor?
Nasakoto Yakata
Mao Zedong
Chuichi Nagumo
Chiang Kai-shek

Question 8:


What was the codename of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945?
Bad Boy
Fat Boy
Big Boy
Little Boy

Question 9:


After World War II, Central and Eastern European communist countries formed which of the following organizations?
Soviet Union of Eastern Republics
The Communist Manifesto
The Warsaw pact
The League of Nations

 


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