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War Names

written by: marcing
 
Humans like to classify and name things and concepts. Even wars have their names. Check if you know any war names besides the two World Wars. Some names are really interesting.

Question 1:


How long was the Hundred Years' War?
101 years
100 years
80 years
116 years

Question 2:


You probably know the term "Blitzkrieg" (lightning war), which refers to a quick invasion. But what does "Sitzkrieg" mean?
Slowly War
Sitting War
Long War
Cold War

Question 3:


Which ancient countries battled each other during the Punic Wars?
Greece and Persia
Rome and Carthage
Macedonia and Egypt
Athens and Sparta

Question 4:


Which war was fought by El Salvador and Honduras in 1969?
Basketball War
Baseball War
Rugby War
Football War

Question 5:


There have been many wars in the Balkans. Which one was known as the First Balkan War?
The Greek War of Independence in 1821
The war in Bosnia and Herzegovina after the breakup of Yugoslavia in 1992
The war between the Balkan League (Serbia, Montenegro, Greece and Bulgaria) and the Ottoman Empire in 1912-13
World War I

Question 6:


Which wars were fought in XV century England?
Wars of the Tulips
Wars of the Lilies
Wars of the Roses
Wars of the Sunflowers

Question 7:


Against which country were the two Gulf Wars fought?
Iran
Iraq
Vietnam
Israel

Question 8:


The Boer Wars were fought by the British Empire against which colonists?
Spanish in the Caribbean
Dutch in South Africa
French in Louisiana
Portuguese in India

Question 9:


Which wars are known as "Reconquista"?
The conquering of today's Latin America by Spain and Portugal
The colonization of the Indian Peninsula by Portuguese, Dutch and later British colonists
The expansion of Christian kingdoms at the expense of Muslim states on the Iberian Peninsula
The war between US and Mexico in the beginning of the XIX century

Question 10:


Against which of the following were the medieval Crusades fought?
Against Jewish communities across Europe only
Against anybody the Pope would declare an enemy
Against Turks in the Holy Land only
Against Moors on the Iberian Peninsula only

Question 11:


Were was the First Turkish-Portuguese War fought in 1509?
On Cyprus and other islands of the Mediterranean
In Turkey
In the Indian Ocean
In Portugal

Question 12:


After the 80 Years' War (XVI-XVII century) a new colonial power was born in Europe. Which one?
The Netherlands
Spain
Portugal
Germany

 


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