World War II Battles

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World War II Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz reviews students' knowledge of major battles during WWII.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT an Axis Power?
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      The Soviet Union

    • D. 

      Japan

  • 2. 
    World War II began with Hitler's invasion of...
  • 3. 
    The battle at El Alamein took place in the African nation of
    • A. 

      Egypt

    • B. 

      Manchuria

    • C. 

      Libya

    • D. 

      Israel

  • 4. 
    This Allied victory proved to be a turning point on the European Eastern Front.
    • A. 

      Okinawa

    • B. 

      Stalingrad

    • C. 

      Midway

    • D. 

      Warsaw

  • 5. 
    American and Allied forces landed on French beaches in this battle
    • A. 

      Battle at Normandy

    • B. 

      Vichy

    • C. 

      Midway

    • D. 

      Stalingrad

  • 6. 
    This battle signaled the liberation of western Europe from German forces.
    • A. 

      Normandy (D-day)

    • B. 

      Midway

    • C. 

      Stalingrad

    • D. 

      Battle of Britain

  • 7. 
    This miracle American victory ended the threat of a Japanese invasion of Hawaii.
    • A. 

      Okinawa

    • B. 

      Pearl Harbor

    • C. 

      Nagasaki

    • D. 

      Midway

  • 8. 
    The American invasion of these 2 islands brought the United States even closer to Japan in 1945.
  • 9. 
    The first city to ever be attacked by a nuclear bomb.
    • A. 

      Hiroshima

    • B. 

      Midway

    • C. 

      Pearl Harbor

    • D. 

      Nagasaki

  • 10. 
    This U.S. President made the decision to drop the atomic bomb.
    • A. 

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Herbert Hoover

    • C. 

      Harry Truman

    • D. 

      Joseph Stalin

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