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World War Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Name the countries within the Allied Powers.
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Great Britain

    • D. 

      Germany

    • E. 

      USSR

    • F. 

      United States

    • G. 

      France

    • H. 

      Italy

  • 2. 
    Check the best answer that describes Joseph Stalin.
    • A. 

      Stressed nationalism and placed interests of state above those of the citizens

    • B. 

      Army Chief of Staff General who pushed for the formation of the WAAC

    • C. 

      Prime Minister of Great Britain

    • D. 

      Took control of the USSR in 1922

    • E. 

      Established fixed allotments of goods deemed essential to the military

    • F. 

      Also known as Operation Overlord

    • G. 

      Roosevelt's Vice-President who took over after Roosevelt died

  • 3. 
    Check the best answer that describes Fascism
    • A. 

      Stressed nationalism and placed interests of state above those of the citizens

    • B. 

      Army Chief of Staff General who pushed for the formation of the WAAC

    • C. 

      Prime Minister of Great Britain

    • D. 

      Took control of the USSR in 1922

    • E. 

      Established fixed allotments of goods deemed essential to the military

    • F. 

      Also known as Operation Overlord

    • G. 

      Roosevelt's Vice-President who took over after Roosevelt died

  • 4. 
    Check the best answer that describes George Marshal
    • A. 

      Stressed nationalism and placed interests of state above those of the citizens

    • B. 

      Army Chief of Staff General who pushed for the formation of the WAAC

    • C. 

      Prime Minister of Great Britain

    • D. 

      Took control of the USSR in 1922

    • E. 

      Established fixed allotments of goods deemed essential to the military

    • F. 

      Also known as Operation Overlord

    • G. 

      Roosevelt's Vice-President who took over after Roosevelt died

  • 5. 
    Check the best answer that describes Rationing.
    • A. 

      Stressed nationalism and placed interests of state above those of the citizens

    • B. 

      Army Chief of Staff General who pushed for the formation of the WAAC

    • C. 

      Prime Minister of Great Britain

    • D. 

      Took control of the USSR in 1922

    • E. 

      Established fixed allotments of goods deemed essential to the military

    • F. 

      Also known as Operation Overlord

    • G. 

      Roosevelt's Vice-President who took over after Roosevelt died

  • 6. 
    Check the best answer that describes D-Day.
    • A. 

      Stressed nationalism and placed interests of state above those of the citizens

    • B. 

      Army Chief of Staff General who pushed for the formation of the WAAC

    • C. 

      Prime Minister of Great Britain

    • D. 

      Took control of the USSR in 1922

    • E. 

      Established fixed allotments of goods deemed essential to the military

    • F. 

      Also known as Operation Overlord

    • G. 

      Roosevelt's Vice-President who took over after Roosevelt died

  • 7. 
    Check the best answer that describes Harry S. Truman.
    • A. 

      Stressed nationalism and placed interests of state above those of the citizens

    • B. 

      Army Chief of Staff General who pushed for the formation of the WAAC

    • C. 

      Prime Minister of Great Britain

    • D. 

      Took control of the USSR in 1922

    • E. 

      Established fixed allotments of goods deemed essential to the military

    • F. 

      Also known as Operation Overlord

    • G. 

      Roosevelt's Vice-President who took over after Roosevelt died

  • 8. 
    Which of the following did Hitler oppose?
    • A. 

      Kristallnacht

    • B. 

      The Munich Pact

    • C. 

      The Nuremberg Laws

    • D. 

      The Treaty of Versailles

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements most accuratly reflects FDR's feelings toward joining the war?
    • A. 

      He agreed with the isolationist and promoted the isolationist party

    • B. 

      He wanted to help the Allies but had to appease the US citizens who opposed entering the war.

    • C. 

      He wanted to avoid the war because he did not see it as a threat to the US

    • D. 

      He did not understand the position of isolationist and was eager to join the war

  • 10. 
    What was the Lend Lease Act?
    • A. 

      A statement of war aims compiled by Roosevelt and Churchill

    • B. 

      A nonaggression pact between Germany and the Soviet Union

    • C. 

      A policy allowing the president to provide arms to certain foreign countries

    • D. 

      An order to shoot German U-boats only if attacked

  • 11. 
    What was the turning point in the Pacific front of the war?
    • A. 

      Battle of Midway

    • B. 

      Battle of the Bulge

    • C. 

      Doolittle's Raid

    • D. 

      Battle of Iwo Jima

  • 12. 
    What was the Manhattan Project?
    • A. 

      The plan to crash Japanese planes into Allied ships

    • B. 

      The plan to develop the Atomic bomb

    • C. 

      The historic meeting of FDR, Churchill, and Stalin

    • D. 

      The training of the Navajo code breakers

  • 13. 
    Where did the United States drop the Atomic bombs?
    • A. 

      Hiroshima and Iwo Jima

    • B. 

      Okinawa and Iwo Jima

    • C. 

      Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    • D. 

      Iwo Jima and Okinawa

  • 14. 
    When did Britian and France adopt a policy of appeasment towards Germany?
    • A. 

      Before the war began

    • B. 

      When they declared war

    • C. 

      When the United States declared war

    • D. 

      After France was invaded and divided

  • 15. 
    How were France and Great Britian drawn into war?
    • A. 

      Hitler had taken power in Germany

    • B. 

      Germany had attacked Czechoslovakia

    • C. 

      Germany had attacked Poland

    • D. 

      Germany had pulled out of the League of Nations

  • 16. 
    The Allied invasion of ____________________ was given the code name D-Day.
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      North Africa

    • D. 

      Nazi-Occupied Europe

  • 17. 
    Truman's aim in deciding to drop the Atomic bomb was to _________________
    • A. 

      Find how destructive the bomb was

    • B. 

      Response to Pearl Harbo

    • C. 

      Show the world how strong the US was

    • D. 

      End the war and save American lives

  • 18. 
    The supreme commander of the US forces in Europe was_________________
    • A. 

      George Patton

    • B. 

      Chester Nimitz

    • C. 

      Douglas Mac Aurthur

    • D. 

      Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • 19. 
    Roosevelts decision to remove people of Japanese ancestry to internment camps was in response to __________________
    • A. 

      Strong anti-Japanese sentiment

    • B. 

      Verified reports of Japanese Americans acting as spies

    • C. 

      The lack of Japanese Americans serving in the armed forces

    • D. 

      Rumors that the Japanese were forming their own Atomic Bomb

  • 20. 
    Name the countries within the Axis Powers
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Great Britain

    • D. 

      Germany

    • E. 

      USSR

    • F. 

      United States

    • G. 

      France

    • H. 

      Italy

  • 21. 
    At the Yalta Conference FDR, Churchill, and Stalin met to begin planning the postwar world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    On May 8, 1945 or V-E Day, Americans celebrated the liberation of the death camps.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The final decision to drop the A-bombs on Japan was by Dwight D. Eisenhower.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    At the Nuremburg Trials, Nazi officails' response was that they "were just following orders".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Check the best answer that describes Winston Churchill
    • A. 

      Stressed nationalism and placed interests of state above those of the citizens

    • B. 

      Army Chief of Staff General who pushed for the formation of the WAAC

    • C. 

      Prime Minister of Great Britain

    • D. 

      Took control of the USSR in 1922

    • E. 

      Established fixed allotments of goods deemed essential to the military

    • F. 

      Also known as Operation Overlord

    • G. 

      Roosevelt's Vice-President who took over after Roosevelt died