World War II Trivia Facts: Test Your Knowledge! Quiz

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World War II Trivia Facts: Test Your Knowledge! Quiz

Welcome to these World War II trivia facts that are perfect for testing your knowledge on what went down in the last war of the nations. Did you know that although Germany was seen as the strongest in the war, France had the best weapons compared to Germany? Do take up the quiz below and get to learn some more facts about the war.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who admired Mussolini the most?
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      Vladimir Lenin

    • C. 

      Kaiser Wilhelm II

    • D. 

      Mao Zedong

    • E. 

      Josef Stalin

  • 2. 
    What is another name for the Nationalist Socialist German Workers' Party?
    • A. 

      Fascist Party

    • B. 

      Nazi Party

    • C. 

      Totalitarian Party

    • D. 

      Non-Aggression Party

  • 3. 
    Who was the leader of the Communist Party in the Soviet Union (Russia) during WWII?
    • A. 

      Emperor Hirohito

    • B. 

      Adolph Hitler

    • C. 

      Joseph Stalin

    • D. 

      Benito Mussolini

  • 4. 
    What are the years for WWII? (War beginning to end)
    • A. 

      1939-1945

    • B. 

      1941-1945

    • C. 

      1940-1945

    • D. 

      1939-1941

  • 5. 
    Rationing was a way to...
    • A. 

      Prevent widespread malnutrition in the US

    • B. 

      Prevented unemployment

    • C. 

      Dealt with wartime jobs

    • D. 

      Dealt with wartime shortages

  • 6. 
    With whom did Hitler sign a non-aggression pact with before the war began?
    • A. 

      Soviet Union

    • B. 

      US

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Poland

  • 7. 
    Why did the policy of appeasement with Hitler continue as his aggressive actions increased?
    • A. 

      Rebuilding after World War I (France and England)

    • B. 

      WWI recovery- financial and human cost high

    • C. 

      Great Depression Recovery

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    WWII began with the German invasion of France.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The rise of powerful dictators in Europe would be a cause of WWII.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    It was a goal of Hitler to disperse the German speaking peoples of Europe into different nations before 1939.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The US approved the Treaty of Versailles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Germany was able to keep all of the land that it had acquired before WWI began.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Germany took most of the blame for WWI.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The League of Nations brought a lasting peace to all of Europe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The League of Nations was to create a safe place for nations to work out disagreements.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    What event is best described by the political cartoon?
    • A. 

      Treaty of Versailles not being approved by the US

    • B. 

      End of WWI

    • C. 

      Beginning of WWII

    • D. 

      Treaty of Paris

  • 17. 
    Which of the following does not describe the passage of the Nuremberg Laws?
    • A. 

      Took away the rights of all German citizens

    • B. 

      Took away the rights of Jews living in Germany in 1935

    • C. 

      Created discrminination towards the Jews living in Germany

    • D. 

      Many businesses closed under this legislation, Jews lost jobs

  • 18. 
    Rationed items were....
    • A. 

      Coffee, tea

    • B. 

      Sugar

    • C. 

      Butter

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    Hilter created what type of government in 1933 (Germany)?
    • A. 

      Monarchy

    • B. 

      Totalitarian (dictatorship)

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Communism

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is not a component of Fascism? 
    • A. 

      Extreme nationalism

    • B. 

      Dictatorship/totalitarian government

    • C. 

      Democracy with capitalist economy

    • D. 

      Use of violence and terror in order to get desired results

  • 21. 
    Mein Kampf was Hitler's autobiography in which he gave blame to the Jews for the problems of the German economy/government. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Where did the Renaissance begin? 
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Portugal

  • 23. 
    Da Vinci was often called a "Renaissance Man". What does that mean?
    • A. 

      He was born during the Renaissance

    • B. 

      He lived and worked during the Renaissance

    • C. 

      He was skilled in many areas- math, science, inventing, arts, etc

    • D. 

      He was only a famous painter during the Renaissance

  • 24. 
    Martin Luther helped to begin unknowingly what key event?
    • A. 

      Renaissance

    • B. 

      Protestant Reformation

    • C. 

      Age of Discovery

    • D. 

      Enlightenment

  • 25. 
    After WWII began, the only major Allied Power that had not been conquered by Germany, remaining was Great Britain. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False