War History Trivia: Ultimate Practice Test! MCQ Quiz

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What we have here is a war history trivia: ultimate practice test! Wars in history have been started for many reasons but the most common is as a result of oppression of one group by another. Do you know some of the laws that were a reason behind or came up due to laws? The quiz below is perfect to test yourself. Do give it a try and see how informed you are on history. .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Limiting the amount of certain goods that civilians can buy.
    • A. 

      Rationing

    • B. 

      Executive Order 8802

    • C. 

      Discrimination

    • D. 

      Double V Campaign

  • 2. 
    Worked with the media to encourage support for the war effort.
    • A. 

      Office of War Information

    • B. 

      War Industries Board

    • C. 

      War Production Board

    • D. 

      Women's Army Corp

  • 3. 
    Policy of temporary imprisoning members of a specific group.
    • A. 

      Internment

    • B. 

      Incarceration

    • C. 

      Arrest

    • D. 

      Detention

  • 4. 
    Plan to bring laborers from Mexico to work on American farms.
    • A. 

      Bracero Program

    • B. 

      Zoot Worker Program

    • C. 

      Double V Campaign

    • D. 

      War Worker Effort

  • 5. 
    African American labor leader.
    • A. 

      A. Philip Randolph

    • B. 

      Dwight D. Eisenhower

    • C. 

      Erwin Rommel

    • D. 

      George Patton

  • 6. 
    Dropping large amounts of bombs to inflict maximum damage
    • A. 

      Saturation Bombing

    • B. 

      Napalm Targeting

    • C. 

      Total War

    • D. 

      Strategic Bombing

  • 7. 
    General known as Blood and Guts.
    • A. 

      George S Patton

    • B. 

      Dwight D Eisenhower

    • C. 

      Erwin Rommel

    • D. 

      Bernard Montgomery

  • 8. 
    Accepting defeat without any concessions.
    • A. 

      Unconditional Surrender

    • B. 

      Victory Without Honor

    • C. 

      Absolute Victory

    • D. 

      Objective Focused Warfare

  • 9. 
     led the Allied invasion of North Africa.
    • A. 

      Dwight Eisenhower

    • B. 

      George Patton

    • C. 

      Erwin Rommel

    • D. 

      Bernard Montgomery

  • 10. 
    U.S. naval commander who was victorious against the Japanese at the Battle of Midway.
    • A. 

      Chester Nimitz

    • B. 

      Douglas MacArthur

    • C. 

      Ernest J. King

    • D. 

      Thomas Gates

  • 11. 
     Agency formed by FDR to prevent Discrimination in defense plants and government offices.
    • A. 

      Fair Employment Practices Committee

    • B. 

      War Production Board

    • C. 

      Office of War Mobilization

    • D. 

      Office of War Information

  • 12. 
    Directed conversion of factories to wartime production.
    • A. 

      War Production Board

    • B. 

      War Industries Board

    • C. 

      Office of War Mobilization

    • D. 

      Office of War Information

  • 13. 
    Coordinated all government agencies in the war effort.
    • A. 

      Office of War Mobilization

    • B. 

      War Production Board

    • C. 

      Office of War Information

    • D. 

      Homeland Security Board

  • 14. 
    Ensured fair hiring practices in jobs funded with government money.
    • A. 

      Double V Campaign

    • B. 

      Executive Order 8802

    • C. 

      Bracero Program

    • D. 

      Rationing

  • 15. 
    Dropping bombs that target key political and industrial centers.
    • A. 

      Saturation Bombing

    • B. 

      Strategic Bombing

    • C. 

      Napalm Targeting

    • D. 

      Total War

  • 16. 
    Agency which controlled the flow of news home.
    • A. 

      Committee on Public Information

    • B. 

      Office of War Information

    • C. 

      Office of War Mobilization

    • D. 

      War Industries Board

  • 17. 
    Hitler was determined to cut the sea lines between the US and Europe before American aid could make a difference by using
    • A. 

      Wolf Packs

    • B. 

      The German Battleships

    • C. 

      The German Luftwaffe

    • D. 

      German Panzer Tanks

  • 18. 
    Which battle is considered the true turning point of the War in Europe?
    • A. 

      Battle of Stalingrad

    • B. 

      Battle of the Bulge

    • C. 

      Normandy Invasion

    • D. 

      Battle of the Marne

  • 19. 
    An African American fighter squadron is known for playing a key role in the campaign, escorting bombers and protecting them from any pilots where known as
    • A. 

      Tuskegee Airmen

    • B. 

      Red Tails

    • C. 

      Harlem Hellfighters

    • D. 

      101st Airborne

  • 20. 
    The Turning point of the war in the Pacific was 
    • A. 

      Battle of the Coral Sea

    • B. 

      Battle of Midway

    • C. 

      Battle of Pearl Harbor

    • D. 

      Battle of Leyte Gulf