General Knowledge On History

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  • 1. 
    Queen Victoria was called the "Grandmother of Europe", who was the "Grandfather"?
    • A. 

      Christian IX Of Denmark

    • B. 

      Wilhelm I Of Germany

    • C. 

      Alexander II Of Russia

    • D. 

      Nicholas I Of Russia

  • 2. 
    How many European monarchs at the dawn of the 21st century were directly related to Queen Victoria?
    • A. 

      Eight

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Seven

    • D. 

      Three

  • 3. 
    Which two men appeared on the first two U.S. postage stamps?
    • A. 

      Alexander Hamilton And Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Ben Franklin And George Washington

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson And James Madison

    • D. 

      George Washington And John Adams

  • 4. 
    What was the only U.S. submarine to blow up a train during WWII?
    • A. 

      USS Barb

    • B. 

      USS Wahoo

    • C. 

      USS Silversides

    • D. 

      USS Tang

  • 5. 
    Who was the highest ranking traitor of WWII?
    • A. 

      General Ernst Van Valkenhausen

    • B. 

      Marshall Rodolpho Graziani

    • C. 

      General Andrei Vlasov

    • D. 

      General Adolph Steiner

  • 6. 
    Who was Germany's leading air ace during WWII?
    • A. 

      Gunther Rall

    • B. 

      Erich Hartmann

    • C. 

      Gerhard Barkhorn

    • D. 

      Otto Kittel

  • 7. 
    Who was Rudolph Hess in search of when he crash landed in England during WWII?
    • A. 

      King Of England

    • B. 

      Queen Of England

    • C. 

      Winston Churchill

    • D. 

      Duke Of Hamilton

  • 8. 
    Who had Mickey Mouse's likeness painted on his plane during WWII?
    • A. 

      Masajiro Kawato

    • B. 

      Pappy Boyington

    • C. 

      Richard Bong

    • D. 

      Adolph Galland

  • 9. 
    Which country reportedly harbors the most escaped war criminals from World War II?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Argentina

    • C. 

      Brazil

    • D. 

      United States

  • 10. 
    What German pilot flew 2530 "sorties" during WWII?
    • A. 

      Werner Baumbach

    • B. 

      Werner Molders

    • C. 

      Wilhelm Botz

    • D. 

      Hans Ulrich Rudel

  • 11. 
    Name the only major German ship to survive WWII?
    • A. 

      Gneisenau

    • B. 

      Prinz Eugen

    • C. 

      Munchen

    • D. 

      Scharnhorst

  • 12. 
    Who was the highest ranking U.S. naval officer to die in WWII?
    • A. 

      Admiral Kimmel

    • B. 

      Admiral Kidd

    • C. 

      Admiral Stark

    • D. 

      Admiral King

  • 13. 
    What was the first ship sunk by mines on the east coast of the U.S. during WWII?
    • A. 

      Robert C. Tuttle

    • B. 

      Sims

    • C. 

      Santore

    • D. 

      Centaur

  • 14. 
    What made its debut on August 19, 1942 during WWII?
    • A. 

      V1 Rocket

    • B. 

      Norden Bombsight

    • C. 

      P51 Mustang

    • D. 

      Messerschmitt Me 262 Jet

  • 15. 
    Who was the commander of Paris during its occupation during WWII?
    • A. 

      General Claus Von Stauffenberg

    • B. 

      General Model

    • C. 

      General Kluge

    • D. 

      General Choltitz