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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?
80 years
116 years
101 years
100 years

Question 2:


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

Question 3:


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

Question 4:


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

Question 5:


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

Question 6:


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

Question 7:


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

Question 8:


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

Question 9:


Which wars are known as "Reconquista"?
The colonization of the Indian Peninsula by Portuguese, Dutch and later British colonists
The conquering of today's Latin America by Spain and Portugal
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 anybody the Pope would declare an enemy
Against Jewish communities across Europe only
Against Moors on the Iberian Peninsula only
Against Turks in the Holy Land only

Question 11:


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

Question 12:


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

 


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