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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?
Leningrad
Kursk
Stalingrad
Moscow


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Question 2:


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

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?
Torch
Barbarossa
Dynamo
Market Garden


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Question 4:


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

Question 5:


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

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?
Lapland war
Battle of the Bulge
Battle of the Scheldt
Operation Overlord


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Question 7:


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

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?
B-29
Spitfire Mask I
Gloster Meteor
Heinkel He 178


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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
Bernard Montgomery
Erwin Rommel
Claude Auchinleck


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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 the Coral Sea
The Battle of Guadalcanal
The Battle of Midway
The Battle of Pearl Harbor


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