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The World of World War II

written by: lydiapetkova
 
Check your knowledge of one of the deadliest conflicts in human history.

Question 1:


Which one of these countries was not one of the Allies during WW II?
France
Italy
United Kingdom
Poland

Question 2:


WW II broke out in 1939 with the German invasion of Poland. What month did this invasion take place?
February
March
September
December

Question 3:


The North African Campaign, also known as The Desert War, began in 1940. It included campaigns fought in several African countries. Which of the following was not one of the locations of the North African Campaign?
Egypt
South Africa
Libya
Algeria

Question 4:


Operation Barbarossa, which began on June 22, 1941, was the code name of the German invasion of which country?
Denmark
Luxembourg
the Netherlands
the Soviet Union

Question 5:


What does the German word "Blitzkrieg" mean?
patriotic war
lightning war
holy war
speed war

Question 6:


When did the United States enter World War II?
1943
1940
1942
1941

Question 7:


In 1945, Churchill, Stalin and Roosevelt made arrangements for post-war Europe. Where did the conference take place?
Versailles
Hawaii
Yalta
Warsaw

Question 8:


On 6 August 1945 the B-29 "Enolo Gay", piloted by Colonel Paul Tibet, dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, effectively destroying it. What was that bomb called?
Torch
Flying Tiger
Little Boy
August Storm

Question 9:


What term is generally used to describe the genocide of approximately six million European Jews during World War II?
the Enigma
Einsatzgruppen
Death-camp
the Holocaust

Question 10:


According to statistics, approximately how many people lost their lives in World War II?
62 million
52 million
72 million
42 million

 


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