What Do You know about bikini atoll nuclear test?

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Play this informative quiz to gauge what you know about Bikini atoll nuclear test. The United States of America started nuclear testing in the Pacific Ocean on Bikini Atoll in the Marshall archipelago. Do you know at which period the tests were carried out? What was the code name of the tests? Which nuclear disaster happened in the field? Get answers to all these and much more in this quiz. If you find it informative, do share it with your friends.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    It is said that the cumulative force of all the tests in Marshall Islands between 1946 and 1958 was 7000 times more than the Hiroshima bomb.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because the cumulative force of all the tests conducted in Marshall Islands between 1946 and 1958 was indeed 7000 times greater than the force of the Hiroshima bomb. This suggests that the total destructive power unleashed during the testing period in Marshall Islands was significantly higher than the devastation caused by the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.

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  • 2. 

    The Bikini Atoll test was carried out during the Interwar period.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The Bikini Atoll test, also known as Operation Crossroads, was conducted by the United States in 1946, which is after the Interwar period. Therefore, the statement that the test was carried out during the Interwar period is false.

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  • 3. 

    The first series of bombs were codenamed

    • A.

      Operation Castle

    • B.

      Operation Crossroads

    • C.

      Operation Redwing

    • D.

      Operation Hardtack

    Correct Answer
    B. Operation Crossroads
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Operation Crossroads. The question is asking for the codename of the first series of bombs. Out of the given options, Operation Crossroads is the only one that fits this description.

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  • 4. 

    Glenn Seaborg, the longest-serving chairman of AEC, called the second test at the site as

    • A.

      World's most expensive test

    • B.

      World's First nuclear disaster

    • C.

      World's most destructive nuclear disaster

    • D.

      World's cheapest nuclear test

    Correct Answer
    B. World's First nuclear disaster
    Explanation
    Glenn Seaborg, the longest-serving chairman of AEC, referred to the second test at the site as the "World's First nuclear disaster." This suggests that the second test had significant negative consequences and was considered a disaster in the history of nuclear testing.

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  • 5. 

    The second series of tests were called

    • A.

      Operation Hardtack

    • B.

      Operation Castle

    • C.

      Operation Redwing

    • D.

      Operation Flying smoke

    Correct Answer
    B. Operation Castle
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Operation Castle. This is because Operation Castle was the name given to the second series of tests. The other options, Operation Hardtack, Operation Redwing, and Operation Flying Smoke, were not the names of the second series of tests.

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  • 6. 

    The Navy designated the site as

    • A.

      The cloud storm

    • B.

      Ship Garage

    • C.

      Ship Graveyard

    • D.

      Ship Guard

    Correct Answer
    C. Ship Graveyard
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Ship Graveyard" because the Navy designated the site as such. This suggests that the site is a place where ships are retired or abandoned, indicating that it is a graveyard for ships. The other options, such as "Cloud Storm," "Ship Garage," and "Ship Guard," do not align with the given information and are therefore incorrect.

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  • 7. 

    When did the second series of tests conducted at the site?

    • A.

      1950

    • B.

      1954 

    • C.

      1958

    • D.

      1964

    Correct Answer
    B. 1954 
    Explanation
    The second series of tests at the site were conducted in 1954.

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  • 8. 

    Bikini Atoll continues to inhabitable

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "Bikini Atoll continues to be inhabitable" is true. This means that Bikini Atoll is still not suitable for human habitation. This is likely due to the lasting effects of nuclear testing that took place in the area during the mid-20th century. The radiation levels in the soil and water are still high, posing a significant health risk to anyone living there. Additionally, the ecosystem may still be recovering from the damage caused by the nuclear tests.

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  • 9. 

    The resident of the area was moved to

    • A.

      Rongerik Atoll and Kili Island

    • B.

      Nauru 

    • C.

      Wake Island

    • D.

      Kiribati 

    Correct Answer
    A. Rongerik Atoll and Kili Island
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Rongerik Atoll and Kili Island. The residents of the area were relocated to these two islands.

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  • 10. 

    Which operation was rescheduled and conducted as operation Wingman in 1955?

    • A.

      Operation Charlie

    • B.

      Operation Crossroads

    • C.

      Operation Castle 

    • D.

      Operation Teapot

    Correct Answer
    A. Operation Charlie
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Amit, a Senior Quiz Moderator at ProProfs.com, utilizes his profound content expertise to design captivating and precise quizzes. His unwavering commitment to maintaining quiz excellence resonates seamlessly with ProProfs.com's vision of fostering knowledge enhancement. Amit holds a strong background in creating quizzes on history, politics, current affairs, etc.

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