The Fall Of Singapore

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Fall of Singapore Quiz


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  • 1. 
    Which country was in charge of Singapore before the war?
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      Britain

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      America

    • E. 

      Perth

  • 2. 
    What was special about the guns used to protect Singapore before the invasion?
    • A. 

      They were made to sink ships like the one at Rottnest

    • B. 

      They were all black for camoflage

    • C. 

      They were made out of wood

    • D. 

      They were made for shooting at armies

    • E. 

      They didnt make any noise so the invaders would keep going.

  • 3. 
    When did australia enter the second world war?
    • A. 

      1942

    • B. 

      1945

    • C. 

      2010

    • D. 

      1940

    • E. 

      1939

  • 4. 
    When Australia entered the second world war in 1939 who were they against?
    • A. 

      France and later Italy

    • B. 

      Italy and later Germany

    • C. 

      Sydney and later Perth

    • D. 

      Germany and later Italy

    • E. 

      America and later Tasmania

  • 5. 
    Whose squadrons were older?
    • A. 

      Japanese

    • B. 

      Australian

    • C. 

      American

    • D. 

      Italy

    • E. 

      British

  • 6. 
    After the Japanese aircrafts defeated the British aircrafts the Japanese aircrafts had an advantage because they were able to:
    • A. 

      Fly higher in the sky and up to the clouds

    • B. 

      Go faster

    • C. 

      Had bigger and more bullets to shoot

    • D. 

      Were able to shoot soldiers on the ground

    • E. 

      Glide better because the aircrafts wings were longer and thinner

  • 7. 
    When did the Japanese land in Malaya?
    • A. 

      7th December 1939

    • B. 

      7th December 1940

    • C. 

      7th December 1941

    • D. 

      7th December 1942

    • E. 

      7th December 1945

  • 8. 
    What did the Japanese do after landing in Malaya on the 7th December 1941?
    • A. 

      Climbed the Great Wall of China

    • B. 

      Advanced up the Malayan Peninsula

    • C. 

      Saw Barack Obama

    • D. 

      Visited the Grave

    • E. 

      Advanced down the Malayan Peninsula

  • 9. 
    How many commonwealth troops were captured or killed whilst going down the Malayan Peninsula?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      500

    • C. 

      1,000

    • D. 

      5,000

    • E. 

      50,000

  • 10. 
    The prisoners of war didn't get much:
    • A. 

      Bullets

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      Grass

    • D. 

      Barb wire

    • E. 

      Jobs

  • 11. 
    How did the prisoners of War get their food if they were too ill to work?
    • A. 

      Bought it from Subway

    • B. 

      Got it for free

    • C. 

      Relied on the other workers

    • D. 

      Called their mums and got them to bring food to them

    • E. 

      Had none

  • 12. 
    How many Australian Prisoners of War out of the 2400 Prisoners survived the Death Marches?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      1942

    • D. 

      2000

    • E. 

      6000

  • 13. 
    When did the Japanese surrender?
    • A. 

      12h September 1939

    • B. 

      12h September 1941

    • C. 

      12h September 1942

    • D. 

      12h September 1945

    • E. 

      12h September 2010

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