Quiz On D-day

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Quiz On D-day

6th June 2018 marks the 74th anniversary of the D-Day landings. The D-Day landings were one of the toughest invasions of all time and an action that completely changed World War 2. Within a year of the D-day landings, Nazi Germany surrendered to the Allied forces. So test your knowledge on one of the most crucial military invasions of all times by taking this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What country did the Allied Forces land on?
    • A. 

      Great Britain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      Denmark

  • 2. 
    The D-Day beachheads included which beaches?
    • A. 

      Omaha Beach

    • B. 

      Utah Beach

    • C. 

      Sword Beach

    • D. 

      All of the Above.

  • 3. 
    How many landing craft did the armada include?
    • A. 

      1,000

    • B. 

      2,000

    • C. 

      3,000

    • D. 

      4,000

  • 4. 
    The assault was to take place on June 5, 1944, but bad weather prevented operations from beginning.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    How many Allied troops were killed or wounded the first day of the assault?
    • A. 

      900

    • B. 

      3,500

    • C. 

      6,000

    • D. 

      9,000

  • 6. 
    There was a fake invasion force put in place to fool the Germans.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What was the operation codeword for the D-Day invasion?
    • A. 

      Operation Allied Forces

    • B. 

      Operation Churchill

    • C. 

      Operation Overlord

    • D. 

      Operation D-Day

  • 8. 
    The term "D-Day" is a military term that denotes the day on which a combat operation is to occur.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The order for that fateful day was: “The eyes of the world are upon you.” Who gave that command?
    • A. 

      Dwight D. Eisenhower

    • B. 

      Winston Churchill

    • C. 

      George S. Patton

    • D. 

      Douglas MacArthur

  • 10. 
    What famous author landed on Omaha Beach?
    • A. 

      Ernest Hemingway

    • B. 

      J.D. Salinger

    • C. 

      George Orwell

    • D. 

      William Faulkner

  • 11. 
    What year did the planning begin for the Normandy invasion?
    • A. 

      1940

    • B. 

      1941

    • C. 

      1942

    • D. 

      1943

  • 12. 
    The Normandy landings were the largest seaborne invasion in history.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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