Fighting In World War II

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Fighting In World War II

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What country did Germany break a non- aggression pact with and attack? 
    • A. 

      Soviet Union

    • B. 

      Great Britain

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Poland

  • 2. 
    Where was the atomic bomb dropped? 
    • A. 

      Pearl Harbor

    • B. 

      Hiroshima

    • C. 

      Nagasaki

    • D. 

      Hiroshima and Nagasaki

  • 3. 
    When did Germany unconditionally surrender? 
    • A. 

      May 7, 1945

    • B. 

      December 7, 1941

    • C. 

      August 14, 1947

    • D. 

      April 30, 1942

  • 4. 
    How many men participated in the D- Day landing at Normandy? 
    • A. 

      700

    • B. 

      4,000

    • C. 

      175,000

    • D. 

      2 million

  • 5. 
    Which battle was probably the most important naval battle in 500 years? 
    • A. 

      Battle of Coral Sea

    • B. 

      Invasion of Normandy

    • C. 

      Pearl Harbor

    • D. 

      Battle of Midway

  • 6. 
    Which battle was not a Soviet victory against the Germans? 
    • A. 

      Stalingrad

    • B. 

      El Alamein

    • C. 

      Leningrad

    • D. 

      Kursk

  • 7. 
    Which Axis country surrendered in 1943? 
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Japan

  • 8. 
    Which country launched a surprise attack on the United States? 
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Great Britain

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 9. 
    Which country became the “arsenal of democracy,” shipping war supplies to its allies? 
    • A. 

      Great Britain

    • B. 

      The United States

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 10. 
    Where was World War II fought? 
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      The Middle East

    • D. 

      Europe, Asia, and the Middle East

  • 11. 
    Who won World War II? 
    • A. 

      The Allies

    • B. 

      The Axis Powers

    • C. 

      Europe

    • D. 

      Japan

  • 12. 
    The dictator of the Soviet Union during World War II was _________________________.
    • A. 

      Adolph Hitler

    • B. 

      Benito Mussolini

    • C. 

      Joseph Stalin

    • D. 

      Hideki Tojo

  • 13. 
    The dictator of Germany during World War II was _________________________.
    • A. 

      Adolph Hitler

    • B. 

      Benito Mussolini

    • C. 

      Joseph Stalin

    • D. 

      Hideki Tojo

  • 14. 
    The dictator of Italy during World War II was _________________________.
    • A. 

      Adolph Hitler

    • B. 

      Benito Mussolini

    • C. 

      Joseph Stalin

    • D. 

      Hideki Tojo

  • 15. 
    The dictator of Japan during World War II was _________________________.
    • A. 

      Adolph Hitler

    • B. 

      Benito Mussolini

    • C. 

      Joseph Stalin

    • D. 

      Hideki Tojo

  • 16. 
    What is a massive attack by land and sea called?
    • A. 

      An atomic bomb

    • B. 

      Amphibious assault

    • C. 

      Liberating

    • D. 

      D-Day

  • 17. 
    What was the name given to the massive amphibious assault launched by the Allies on June 6, 1944 against Germany?
    • A. 

      D-Day

    • B. 

      The Battle of the Bulge

    • C. 

      The Battle of Midway

    • D. 

      Pearl Harbor

  • 18. 
    Who was the president of the United States when the United States entered World War II?
    • A. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • C. 

      Dwight D. Eisenhower

    • D. 

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

  • 19. 
    Who said, " I fear we have awakened a sleeping giant" ?
    • A. 

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto

    • C. 

      Joseph Stalin

    • D. 

      General Hideki Tojo

  • 20. 
    What was the Japanese code that the attack on Pearl Harbor was successful?
    • A. 

      A date that will live in infamy!

    • B. 

      We have awakened the sleeping giant!

    • C. 

      Tora, Tora, Tora!

    • D. 

      Boom! Boom! Pow!