70th Anniversary Of D-day

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Anniversary Quizzes & Trivia

Test your knowledge of the D-Day landings


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the name of the only ship sunk by German Naval activity on D-Day?
    • A. 

      HMS Argonaut

    • B. 

      DHSS Titanic

    • C. 

      USS Arkansas

    • D. 

      HNoMS Svenner

  • 2. 
    Who was the Prime Minister at the time of the D-Day landings?
    • A. 

      Clement Attlee

    • B. 

      Anthony Eden

    • C. 

      Winston Churchill

    • D. 

      Neville Chamberlain

  • 3. 
    Which of the following codenames for the beaches involved in the landings is incorrect?
    • A. 

      Juno

    • B. 

      Sword

    • C. 

      Sliver

    • D. 

      Utah

  • 4. 
    In the weeks that followed the D-Day landings contingents from the following countries were involved as part of the Allied Forces except?
    • A. 

      Greece

    • B. 

      Norway

    • C. 

      Ireland

    • D. 

      Czechoslovakia

  • 5. 
    The Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Forces was?
    • A. 

      Dwight D. Eisenhower

    • B. 

      Bernard Montgomery

    • C. 

      Erwin Rommel

    • D. 

      Trafford Leigh-Mallory

  • 6. 
    There were over 160,000 soldiers landed in Normandy on D-Day, how many were British?
    • A. 

      88,375

    • B. 

      23,500

    • C. 

      43,100

    • D. 

      61,715

  • 7. 
    By the 4th July how many men had been landed as part of the advance?
    • A. 

      1,000,000

    • B. 

      500,000

    • C. 

      1,500,000

    • D. 

      2,000,000

  • 8. 
    What does the D in D-Day stand for?
    • A. 

      Dwight after General Eisenhower

    • B. 

      It didn't stand for anything

    • C. 

      The date on which operations would begin

    • D. 

      Dauntless

  • 9. 
    What were the names of the temporary harbours erected on the beaches after the beachheads had been secured on D-Day?
    • A. 

      Gooseberry

    • B. 

      Arnhems

    • C. 

      Ironclad

    • D. 

      Mulberry

  • 10. 
    Operation Fortitude (South) was a plan of deception. It was designed to persuade the Germans that the Allied landings would not be in Normandy, but where instead?
    • A. 

      Cherbourg

    • B. 

      Pas de Calais

    • C. 

      Bordeaux

    • D. 

      Dieppe

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