Test Trivia On History

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History Quizzes & Trivia

This is a brief quiz on the basics of History


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What did Julian Huxley invent in WWII?
    • A. 

      Spam

    • B. 

      Explosives That Looked Like Cow Dung

    • C. 

      Sonar

    • D. 

      The Flail Tank

  • 2. 
    What U.S. sub sank four Japanese tanker ships in one day in WWII?
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Scamp

    • C. 

      Corvina

    • D. 

      Sawfish

  • 3. 
    Who was Wilhelm Keppler in WWII?
    • A. 

      Hitler's Cook

    • B. 

      Hitler's Economic Advisor

    • C. 

      Hitler's Nephew

    • D. 

      Hitler's Valet

  • 4. 
    What was the name of the first B-29 to land on Iwo Jima in WWII?
    • A. 

      The Dragon And His Tail

    • B. 

      Dinah Might

    • C. 

      G Men

    • D. 

      Hit Parade

  • 5. 
    Who was George Meeks in WWII?
    • A. 

      Patton's Orderly

    • B. 

      Patton's Nephew

    • C. 

      Patton's Doctor

    • D. 

      Patton's Driver

  • 6. 
    What ship was "Tonight Show" announcer Ed McMahon assigned to in WWII?
    • A. 

      Antietam

    • B. 

      Guadalcanal

    • C. 

      Missouri

    • D. 

      Lansdowne

  • 7. 
    What was the name of Omar Bradley's plane in WWII?
    • A. 

      West Point

    • B. 

      Victory

    • C. 

      Missouri Mule

    • D. 

      Fort Benning

  • 8. 
    Which Australian city was threatened by a Japanese Sub during WWII?
    • A. 

      Melbourne

    • B. 

      Darwin

    • C. 

      Alice Springs

    • D. 

      Sydney

  • 9. 
    Who was Michael Popp in WWII?
    • A. 

      Ike's Doctor

    • B. 

      Ike's Pilot

    • C. 

      Ike's Aide

    • D. 

      Ike's Tailor

  • 10. 
    What was the first U.S. merchant ship sunk by a U-boat in WWII?
    • A. 

      Joseph Teal

    • B. 

      Robin Moor

    • C. 

      Benjamin Warner

    • D. 

      Booker T. Washington

  • 11. 
    What were Snowballs in WWII?
    • A. 

      Mines That Looked Like Snowballs

    • B. 

      American Military Police

    • C. 

      Code Name Of Spies In Norway

    • D. 

      Nickname For P.O.W.S In Canada

  • 12. 
    What U.S. ship was called "Old Nameless" in WWII?
    • A. 

      Massachusetts

    • B. 

      Wasp

    • C. 

      South Dakota

    • D. 

      North Carolina

  • 13. 
    What was the name of the U.S. sub that sank the last Japanese sub in WWII?
    • A. 

      Corvina

    • B. 

      Torsk

    • C. 

      Spikefish

    • D. 

      Gudgeon

  • 14. 
    What was the name of the largest submarine in WWII?
    • A. 

      Tang

    • B. 

      Corvina

    • C. 

      X-24

    • D. 

      Surcouf

  • 15. 
    What WWII battle was known as "The Japanese Pearl Harbor"?
    • A. 

      Saipan

    • B. 

      Tokyo Bay

    • C. 

      Manila Bay

    • D. 

      Truk