The Ultimate World War II : MCQ Quiz! Trivia

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The Ultimate World War II : MCQ Quiz! Trivia

This is the ultimate World War II MCQ Quiz. The Second World War is believed to have been the result of issues that were not settled in the first World War after signing the Versailles treaty. Millions of people lost their lives in concentration camos as Hitler led the war against Jews. By taking this quiz, you will get to revisit what you know about it, the events and parties involved, and how it ended.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Hitler demanded, and was given, what area in northwestern Czechoslovakia?
    • A. 

      Slovakia

    • B. 

      Sudetenland

    • C. 

      Danzig

    • D. 

      Serbia

  • 2. 
    ____ administered the Nazi’s Final Solution.
    • A. 

      Heinrich Himmler

    • B. 

      Rieinhard Heydrich

    • C. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • D. 

      Heinrich Strasser

  • 3. 
    Great Britain’s policy of ____ toward Germany was based on the belief that the satisfaction of reasonable demands would maintain peace in Europe.
    • A. 

      Firm resistance

    • B. 

      Detente

    • C. 

      Anschluss

    • D. 

      Appeasement

  • 4. 
    Neville Chamberlain boasted that the Munich Conference meant
    • A. 

      Great Britain had made Germany back down.

    • B. 

      Germany and Russia were allies.

    • C. 

      “peace for our time.”

    • D. 

      “safety for Mother England.”

  • 5. 
    The Battle of Stalingrad was a crushing defeat for Germany because
    • A. 

      The German army vastly outnumbered the Swiss army, and yet could not take the city

    • B. 

      The entire German Sixth Army, considered the best of the German troops, was lost

    • C. 

      The Soviet army then used the captured tanks and other weapons to push Germany completely out of the Soviet Union.

    • D. 

      It was the first major defeat suffered by the German army, proving they were not invincible.

  • 6. 
    The ____ was the period of political tension following World War II.
    • A. 

      Iron Curtain

    • B. 

      Yalta Era

    • C. 

      Cold War

    • D. 

      Potsdam Period

  • 7. 
    The American commander in the Pacific was
    • A. 

      George S. Patton

    • B. 

      Dwight D. Eisenhower

    • C. 

      Bernard Montgomery

    • D. 

      Douglas MacArthur

  • 8. 
    After a daring raid on Berlin by Great Britain, Hitler
    • A. 

      Continued his bombing of British military targets

    • B. 

      Intensified his bombing of British military targets

    • C. 

      Began targeting non-military British targets

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Why was “Anschluss” a problem for European stability?
    • A. 

      The Austrian’s did not want to be controlled

    • B. 

      Hitler broke his alliance and attacked Austria

    • C. 

      It was specifically prohibited by the Treaty of Versailles

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Which of the following correctly lists the countries annexed/invaded by Hitler in their proper order from earliest to latest?
    • A. 

      Poland, Austria, Czechoslovakia

    • B. 

      Poland, Czechoslovakia, Austria

    • C. 

      Austria, Czechoslovakia, Poland

    • D. 

      Czechoslovakia, Austria, Poland

  • 11. 
    Germany and the Soviet Union signed the ____________.
  • 12. 
    The most famous of the Nazi death camps was _________.
  • 13. 
    The second atomic bomb was dropped on ____________.
  • 14. 
    Pearl Harbor was attacked on ______________. (date)
  • 15. 
    _________________ was the Nationalist leader of China during World War II.
  • 16. 
    The _______________ was called to deal with the crisis caused by Hitler’s demands in Czechoslovakia.
  • 17. 
    The turning point for the war in Europe was the battle of   ______________.
  • 18. 
    ______________ is a German term meaning “lightning war.”
  • 19. 
    The British prime minister who practiced appeasement was    _____________.