How Much Do You Know About Hiroshima And Nagasaki?

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An atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki by US air forces. Japan's surprise attack on Pearl Harbor led to World War 2. For the first time, a nuclear weapon was used which led to the destruction of the city. This quiz has been created to let students and history learners know about the history and politics behind the war. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best.


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  • 1. 
    What kind of exhibit would the writer have liked to see at the Smithsonian?
    • A. 

      A large scale exhibit which included the human consequences of the bombs

    • B. 

      An exhibit focusing exclusively on the bombs and the suffering of the Japanese

    • C. 

      A limited exhibit which described the Enola Gay

    • D. 

      An exhibit focusing on the ferocity of the Japanese

    • E. 

      An exhibit which focused on the reasons the Japanese surrendered

  • 2. 
    The writer supports the orthodox account.
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 3. 
    Does the writer believe that the bombing saved American and Japanese lives? Answer yes or no and give a reason.
    • A. 

      YES. An invasion of Japan would have cost many more lives.

    • B. 

      Yes. Few lives were lost in the bombings.

    • C. 

      No. Possibly an invasion might not have even been necessary.

    • D. 

      No. Invading Japan wold not have cost many American or Japanese lives.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following ideas did the writer consider as valid options for dropping the bomb?
    • A. 

      Negotiating with the emporer of Japan

    • B. 

      Dropping the demand for an unconditional surrender

    • C. 

      An economic boycott of Russia

    • D. 

      A surprise attack on Tokyo

  • 5. 
    What type of plane dropped the A-bomb on the two cities?
    • A. 

      B-17

    • B. 

      F4F

    • C. 

      P-80

    • D. 

      B-29

  • 6. 
    What was the name of the plane that dropped the A-bomb on Hiroshima?
    • A. 

      Sweetheart

    • B. 

      Enola Gay

    • C. 

      Dixie 

    • D. 

      Blu Gal 

  • 7. 
    Who flew the plane that dropped the A-bomb on Hiroshima?
    • A. 

      George Charter

    • B. 

      Nick Heiser

    • C. 

      Ben Lang

    • D. 

      Paul Tibbets

  • 8. 
    What was the name of the A-bomb dropped on Hiroshima?
    • A. 

      Fat Man

    • B. 

      Little Boy 

    • C. 

      Little Man

    • D. 

      Fat Boy

  • 9. 
    What was the name of the A-bomb dropped on Nagasaki?
    • A. 

      Little Boy

    • B. 

      Fat Man 

    • C. 

      Big Boy 

    • D. 

      Little 

  • 10. 
    What day did the bomb get dropped on Hiroshima?
    • A. 

      Aug. 9

    • B. 

      Aug. 6

    • C. 

      Nov. 25

    • D. 

      Sept. 9

  • 11. 
    When did the bomb get dropped on Nagasaki?
    • A. 

      Sept. 9

    • B. 

      Aug. 6

    • C. 

      Aug. 9

    • D. 

      Nov. 25