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World War II Trivia

written by: finci
 
Test your knowledge on the most vicious and destructive war in human history - World War II.

Question 1:

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The successful defense of which Russian city was a major setback to German war plans during WW II?
Stalingrad
Kursk
Moscow
Leningrad


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Question 2:


The outbreak of World War II began with the German invasion of which European country?
Poland
France
Hungary
Finland

Question 3:

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Allied invasion of French North Africa was launched on 8 November 1942 under the command of General Dwight Eisenhower. What was the code name of this operation?
Market Garden
Torch
Barbarossa
Dynamo


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Question 4:


Which country was not part of the Tripartite Pact signed on 27 September 1940?
Germany
Italy
Japan
China

Question 5:


What was the main reason for the surrender of Japan on 15 August 1945?
The usage of atomic weapon against Japan
Air-raid and constant bombing over Tokyo
Invasion launched by Soviet Union in Manchuria
The demolished ports and roads by Operation Starvation

Question 6:

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What was the name of the amphibious operation that took place in Normandy on 6 June 1944 during World War II?
Battle of the Scheldt
Battle of the Bulge
Operation Overlord
Lapland war


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Question 7:


How many extermination camps were built during WW II by the Nazis for the purpose of mass killing?
Four
Two
Ten
Six

Question 8:

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Atomic bombs were dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. In both events U.S. Air force used what type of bomber aircraft?
Gloster Meteor
Heinkel He 178
B-29
Spitfire Mask I


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Question 9:

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Which skilled German commander was nicknamed "Desert Fox " due to the successful military campaigns he launched in North Africa during WW II?
Henri Giraud
Erwin Rommel
Claude Auchinleck
Bernard Montgomery


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Question 10:

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Which battle, fought in 1942, marked the the end of Japanese expansion in the Pacific?
The Battle of Midway
The Battle of Pearl Harbor
The Battle of Guadalcanal
The Battle of the Coral Sea


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