A Hard Quiz On World War II Trivia Facts!

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A Hard Quiz On World War II Trivia Facts!

The hard level difficulty of my WWII quizzes, designed for intermediate historians with some detailed knowledge of the subject. The basic quiz is designed for the average person, while the expert quiz is designed for serious scholars. Good Luck with the hard one!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The interim government in Germany between WWI and the rise of the Nazi party was known as
    • A. 

      The Weimar Republic

    • B. 

      The Second Reich

    • C. 

      The Kaiser

    • D. 

      The Directory

  • 2. 
    The Aunchluss, or Union, occured in 1938 between two countries?
    • A. 

      The Soviet Union and Finland

    • B. 

      Germany and Czechloslovakia

    • C. 

      Germany and Austria

    • D. 

      Germany and Japan

  • 3. 
    Von Ribbentrop signed the Non-Aggression pact in 1939 between
    • A. 

      Germany and Italy

    • B. 

      Germany and the Soviet Union

    • C. 

      Germany and Japan

    • D. 

      Austria and Hungary

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Wake Island

    • B. 

      Burma

    • C. 

      Pearl Harbor

    • D. 

      Bataan

  • 5. 
    During the Battle of France the Germans bypassed the Maginot Line by attacking through
    • A. 

      Norway

    • B. 

      Belgium

    • C. 

      Switzerland

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 6. 
    The main battle rifle of the German Army during the war was known as
    • A. 

      The K98

    • B. 

      The M1 Garand

    • C. 

      The Lebel

    • D. 

      The Mosin-Nagant

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      The Spitfire

    • B. 

      The P-51 Mustang

    • C. 

      The Messerschmidt 109

    • D. 

      The Mitsubishi Zero

  • 8. 
    The German submarine that attempted to strangle the supply lines to Britain was called the
    • A. 

      Midget Sub

    • B. 

      Seigelflugen

    • C. 

      N-47s

    • D. 

      Unterseebooten

  • 9. 
    The Japanese Zero was superior to American fighter aircraft at the beginning of the war in the Pacific
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Operation Barbarossa was
    • A. 

      The Plans for the Invasion of England

    • B. 

      The German invasion of the Soviet Union

    • C. 

      The Battle of the Bulge

    • D. 

      The German rescue of Benito Mussolini

  • 11. 
    The prime minister of England prior to Winston Churchill was
    • A. 

      Chamberlain

    • B. 

      Atley

    • C. 

      Thatcher

    • D. 

      Dowding

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Establish the policy of unconditional surrender

    • B. 

      Plan the Arctic convoys to the Soviet Union

    • C. 

      Shape post-war Germany

    • D. 

      Attempt to bring the war to a peaceful compromise

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Guadacanal

    • B. 

      Iwo Jima

    • C. 

      Okinawa

    • D. 

      Midway

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The most famous Soviet commander was
    • A. 

      Khruschev

    • B. 

      Voronov

    • C. 

      Kalashnikov

    • D. 

      Zhukov

  • 16. 
    The most famous German gun of the war was the
    • A. 

      Flak30 20mm

    • B. 

      75mm L70

    • C. 

      Flak36 88mm

    • D. 

      Pak 36 37mm "Doorknocker"

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Von Richtofen

    • B. 

      Hermann Goering

    • C. 

      Reinhard Heydrich

    • D. 

      Erwin Rommel

  • 18. 
    The most famous British general of the war was
    • A. 

      Dowding

    • B. 

      Patton

    • C. 

      Montgomery

    • D. 

      Alexander

  • 19. 
    The Supreme Commander of the Western Allied forces was
    • A. 

      Churchill

    • B. 

      Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Bradley

    • D. 

      Eisenhower

  • 20. 
    Monte Cassino was
    • A. 

      An Italian General

    • B. 

      An abbey in France

    • C. 

      A former monastery in Italy

    • D. 

      A German recreation town

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Sevastapool

    • B. 

      T-54

    • C. 

      Stalin

    • D. 

      T-34

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    What was sister-ship of the German Bismarck battleship?
    • A. 

      Tirpitz

    • B. 

      Scharnhorst

    • C. 

      Prince Oigen

    • D. 

      Graf Spee

  • 24. 
    The premiere divebombing aeroplane of 1940 was known as
    • A. 

      British Blackburn

    • B. 

      American Corsair

    • C. 

      Germans JU-87 "Stuka"

    • D. 

      Soviet IL-2 Sturmovick

  • 25. 
    The landings at Anzio were during this campaign
    • A. 

      Guadacanal

    • B. 

      Sicily

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      Jutland

    • B. 

      Scappaflow

    • C. 

      Dover

    • D. 

      Folkstone

  • 27. 
    Lord Beaverbrook was
    • A. 

      Minister of Aircraft Production

    • B. 

      Member of the House of Commons

    • C. 

      Commanding General of the BEF

    • D. 

      Political Opposition to Churchill