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World War II - Facts

written by: nitt
 
Mixed trivia questions of varying difficulty on World War II.

Question 1:


Some academics consider World War I and II as two major parts of a single conflict. How many years apart were the two wars?
20
25
23
21

Question 2:


The Battle of Normandy, also known as Operation Overlord, was the largest sea borne invasion of World War II. Operation Overlord started with D-Day on 6 June 1944. What does the “D” in D-Day stand for?
Doom
Day
Death
Deliverance

Question 3:


“Sitzkrieg” is a term referring to the first period of WW II that lasted until May 1940. This period is also known as what?
Coined War
Outer War
Weird War
Phony War

Question 4:


United Nations, known initially as United Nations Organization, was founded as a result of the Yalta Conference, which took place on what date?
7 to 9 April 1945
4 to 11 February 1945
26 to 30 June 1945
2 to 13 May 1945

Question 5:


During World War II, apart from concentration and labor camps, there were extermination camps, also known as Death Camps. What was the number of the major death camps, built for the purposes of the Holocaust?
8
10
5
7

Question 6:


After the end of World War II, the European Recovery Plan (Recovery Plan for the reconstruction of Europe) was created. It was established by US Secretary of State George Marshall and is better known as The Marshall Plan.
True
False

Question 7:


China and The United States officially declared war on Japan, how many days after the attack on Pearl Harbor?
Seven
One
Two
Ten

Question 8:


On 11 December 1941, Germany declared war on the United States, hoping that Japan would consecutively support the attack on the Soviet Union.
False
True

Question 9:


What were the nicknames of the two atomic bombs dropped over Japan on 6 August 1945 and 9 August 1945?
Little Boy and Fat Man
Bomb 1 and Bomb 2
Sandman and Assassin
Mother-in-law and Father-in-law

Question 10:


During World War II, resistance was formed in every occupied country. What was the name of the resistance movement that the British were preparing, in case the country was occupied?
Subsidiary Movement
Complementary Units
Auxiliary Units
Auxiliary Detachments

 


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