General History Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What happened on May 18, 1980?
    • A. 

      John Lennon Was Assassinated

    • B. 

      Mt. St. Helens Erupted

    • C. 

      Gordie Howe Retired From Hockey

    • D. 

      Jean-Paul Sartre Died

  • 2. 
    What did the 82nd Airborne Division liberate on June 6, 1944, in WWII?
    • A. 

      Sainte-Lo

    • B. 

      Bayeaux

    • C. 

      Formigny

    • D. 

      Sainte-Mere-Eglise

  • 3. 
    What was Truman's plane named in WWII?
    • A. 

      Give Em Hell

    • B. 

      Show Me

    • C. 

      Missouri

    • D. 

      Independence

  • 4. 
    Where was the German ship Graf Spee scuttled in WWII?
    • A. 

      Gibraltar, Spain

    • B. 

      Montevideo, Uruguay

    • C. 

      Saltford, Norway

    • D. 

      Copenhagen, Denmark

  • 5. 
    What was Heinrich Himmler's occupation before WWII?
    • A. 

      Police Officer

    • B. 

      Lawyer

    • C. 

      Chicken Farmer

    • D. 

      Bar Tender

  • 6. 
    What was future Presidential candidate George McGovern's plane named in WWII?
    • A. 

      Dakota Queen

    • B. 

      The Painter

    • C. 

      Daily Bread

    • D. 

      Sioux City Sue

  • 7. 
    Who was Gertrude Traudl Junge in WWII?
    • A. 

      Hitler's Valet

    • B. 

      Hitler's Sister In-Law

    • C. 

      Hitler's Niece

    • D. 

      Hitler's Secretary

  • 8. 
    Who was nicknamed "Cottonhead" in WWII?
    • A. 

      Premier Tojo

    • B. 

      Admiral Nimitz

    • C. 

      General Lemay

    • D. 

      General Vandergrift

  • 9. 
    Who were the Red Devils in WWII?
    • A. 

      Name Of Group Of Russian Snipers

    • B. 

      British Paratroopers

    • C. 

      Ike's Personal Guards

    • D. 

      What Hitler Called The Attackers Of Berlin

  • 10. 
    What kind of vehicle was an "Ark" in WWII?
    • A. 

      French Armored Personnel Carrier

    • B. 

      German Five-Tubed Cannon

    • C. 

      German Medium Tank Used In Russia

    • D. 

      British Tank Containing A Bridge

  • 11. 
    What kind of vehicle was the Terrapin in WWII?
    • A. 

      British Amphibious Load Carrier

    • B. 

      Largest German Half Track

    • C. 

      2 Man Japanese Tank

    • D. 

      Russian Armored Car

  • 12. 
    What country did Idi Amin flee to during the war with Tanzania?
    • A. 

      Libya

    • B. 

      Egypt

    • C. 

      Morocco

    • D. 

      Zimbabwe

  • 13. 
    Who were the "Flying Cheetahs" in the Korean War?
    • A. 

      South African Pilots

    • B. 

      Netherlands Pilots

    • C. 

      U.S. Helicopter Pilots

    • D. 

      American-Trained Korean Pilots

  • 14. 
    Which of these African countries gained its independence in 1980?
    • A. 

      Lesotho

    • B. 

      Zimbabwe

    • C. 

      Angola

    • D. 

      Mali

  • 15. 
    What European kingdom temporarily moved its seat of government to the New World in 1808?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      San Marino

    • C. 

      Portugal

    • D. 

      Austria