World War II Ultimate Facts And Questions! Trivia Quiz

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World War II Ultimate Facts And Questions! Trivia Quiz

Do you know anything about World War II? Do you think you could pass this quiz? World War II is considered the bloodiest war because of the large number of people were killed, including about six million Jews who died due to the genocide of the Holocaust. Both soldiers and civilians were harmed. Take the quiz and discover more about World War II.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which was the first official battle between Japanese and Soviet forces?
    • A. 

      Battle of Belgorod

    • B. 

      Battle of Maravar Pass

    • C. 

      Battle of Lake Khasan

    • D. 

      Battle of Hakodate

    • E. 

      Battle of Ormoc Bay

  • 2. 
    Japan began the full invasion of China in what year?
  • 3. 
    During which battle were the flaws (poor maneuverability, slow, weak defenses) of the Junkers Ju 87 Stuka become largely apparent for the first time to the German High Command?
    • A. 

      Siege of Leningrad

    • B. 

      Battle of Kursk

    • C. 

      Battle of Crete

    • D. 

      Battle of Britain

    • E. 

      Battle of El Alamein

  • 4. 
    On which beach were the worst casualties on June 6, 1944, during Operation Overlord?
    • A. 

      Omaha

    • B. 

      Sword

    • C. 

      Juno

    • D. 

      Utah

    • E. 

      Gold

  • 5. 
    The Panzer IV was designed primarily for a __________ role.
    • A. 

      Tank Destroyer

    • B. 

      Infantry-Support

    • C. 

      Armored Personnel Carrier

    • D. 

      Self-Propelled Artillery

  • 6. 
    The Battle of El Alamein was a victory for the ________, who used a _______ strategy.
    • A. 

      British...offensive

    • B. 

      German...defensive

    • C. 

      United States...defensive

    • D. 

      British...defensive

    • E. 

      German...offensive

  • 7. 
    German forces launched offensives through the _______ region twice during World War II, in 1940 and 1944.
  • 8. 
    Which of the following heavy bombers were used most during the strategic bombing campaigns over Europe by the Americans?
    • A. 

      B-24 Liberator

    • B. 

      B-25 Mitchell

    • C. 

      Avro Lancaster

    • D. 

      B-29 Superfortress

    • E. 

      B-17 Flying Fortress

  • 9. 
    The Anglo-American invasion of North Africa was code named__________.
    • A. 

      Operation Husky

    • B. 

      Operation Sea Lion

    • C. 

      Operation Saturn

    • D. 

      Operation Market Garden

    • E. 

      Operation Torch

  • 10. 
    The race to capture this city during the Sicily Campaign under General George Patton finally demonstrated the mobility of the U.S. Army following the loss at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
    • A. 

      Agrigento

    • B. 

      Palermo

    • C. 

      Messina

    • D. 

      Troina

    • E. 

      Catania

  • 11. 
    During which engagement between American and Japanese naval fleets was the domination of aircraft carriers for the rest of the Pacific Campaign fully realized?
    • A. 

      Battle of Midway

    • B. 

      Battle of the Coral Sea

    • C. 

      Battle of Wake Island

    • D. 

      Battle of the Philippines

    • E. 

      Battle of Leyte Gulf

  • 12. 
    The invention of _______ largely allowed for the British victory in the Battle of Britain.
    • A. 

      Sonar

    • B. 

      Proximity Fuse

    • C. 

      Radar

    • D. 

      Mark V Auto-Cannon

    • E. 

      ULTRA

  • 13. 
    Following the capture of this island's airstrip, American B-29 Superfortresses were able to begin bombing the Japanese mainland.
    • A. 

      Guam

    • B. 

      Tarawa

    • C. 

      Saipan

    • D. 

      Guadalcanal

    • E. 

      Iwo Jima

  • 14. 
    Which of these aircraft was the most successful naval fighter in history?
    • A. 

      F4F Wildcat

    • B. 

      Hawker Sea Fury

    • C. 

      F4U Corsair

    • D. 

      F6F Hellcat

    • E. 

      A6M "Zero"

  • 15. 
    The Battle of ______ was fought between the Japanese "Southern Force" and the U.S. 7th fleet Support Force. At the end of the engagement, the U.S. battleship U.S.S. Mississippi became the last battleship in history to fire a salvo at another heavy warship.
    • A. 

      Battle of the Coral Sea

    • B. 

      Battle of Midway

    • C. 

      Battle of the Philippine Sea

    • D. 

      Battle of Okinawa

    • E. 

      Battle of Surigao Strait

  • 16. 
    The objective of Operation Uranus for the Red Army was to ______________
    • A. 

      Complete the encirclement of the German Sixth Army.

    • B. 

      End the Siege of Leningrad.

    • C. 

      To stop the German advance toward Moscow in 1941.

    • D. 

      To retake Manchuria from the Japanese.

  • 17. 
    The Winter War was fought between _______ and  _______.
    • A. 

      Italians...Greece

    • B. 

      Soviet Union...Japan

    • C. 

      Soviet Union...Finland

    • D. 

      Soviet Union...Romanian

    • E. 

      Germany...Norway

  • 18. 
    Which Allied division was almost entirely destroyed during Operation Market Garden due to underestimates of the strength of the German forces in the Netherlands?
    • A. 

      American 101st Airborne Division

    • B. 

      British 1st Airborne Division

    • C. 

      American 82nd Airborne Division

    • D. 

      British 6th Airborne Division

  • 19. 
    The actual end of fighting in Europe took place thirteen days after the official unconditional surrender of all German forces on May 7, 1945.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False