How Much You Know About World War II? Trivia Quiz

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How Much You Know About World War II? Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The definition of fascism is:
    • A. 

      A political movement that allows rights to the people, and gives exclusive right to vote.

    • B. 

      A type of government where two leaders rule adjacently.

    • C. 

      A dictatorship where the people control business.

    • D. 

      A political movement that denies individual rights, insisting on government controlling business.

  • 2. 
    The fascist dictator of Italy was_______.
  • 3. 
    Mussolini was nicknamed
    • A. 

      La Cantina

    • B. 

      The Warrior

    • C. 

      El Duce

    • D. 

      El Diablo

  • 4. 
    The new government of Germany, as speculated in the Treaty of Versailles, was created and named:
    • A. 

      The Wiener Republic.

    • B. 

      The United States of America.

    • C. 

      The Weimar Republic.

    • D. 

      The National Socialist German Workers Party.

  • 5. 
    The Weimar Republic:
    • A. 

      Went to war with Germany.

    • B. 

      Printed paper money and caused inflation.

    • C. 

      Caused Italy to clash with France.

    • D. 

      Was led by Winston Churchill.

  • 6. 
    Hitler was born in:
    • A. 

      The USSR

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Austria

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 7. 
    Hitler became the leader of which group before he attempted his first government coup?
    • A. 

      The National Socialist German Workers Party

    • B. 

      The Workers Union of Germany

    • C. 

      German Workers Unite

    • D. 

      The German Workers Party

  • 8. 
    What governmental position in Germany did Hitler assume after he replaced President Hindenburg?
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      Dictator

    • C. 

      Commander

    • D. 

      Chancellor

  • 9. 
    Who was the leader of the Japanese when WWII began?
    • A. 

      Iwo Jima

    • B. 

      Hirohito

    • C. 

      Hiroshima

    • D. 

      Tokyo

  • 10. 
    Which country did Japan invade that started a full-scale war in Asia?
    • A. 

      Mongolia

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Manchuria

    • D. 

      Korea

  • 11. 
    What country did Italy attack as an act of revenge, that was then called the "Italian Colonial Empire in Africa"?
    • A. 

      Ethiopia

    • B. 

      Chad

    • C. 

      Niger

    • D. 

      Egypt

  • 12. 
    Where did the German troops get to without French or British reaction, also known as Saar Valley?
    • A. 

      Rhineland

    • B. 

      Rhinocerous

    • C. 

      Ethiopia

    • D. 

      Mongolia

  • 13. 
    What was the alliance formed in 1936 between Italy and Germany when the Germans assisted Italy in Ethiopia?
    • A. 

      The Italian and German Axis Powers

    • B. 

      The Italy-Germany Axis

    • C. 

      The Mussolini-Hitler Axis

    • D. 

      The Rome-Berlin Axis

  • 14. 
    What three leaders met at the Munich Conference?
    • A. 

      Hitler, Dadlier, and Chamberlain

    • B. 

      Hitler, Dadlier, and Churchill

    • C. 

      Stalin, Hitler, and Churchill

    • D. 

      Stalin, Churchill, and Dadlier

  • 15. 
    What was decided at the Munich Conference?
    • A. 

      That Germany could take all of Poland if they left Austria alone

    • B. 

      Italy could take half of Germany if they allowed Hitler to assume power of the Vatican

    • C. 

      Italy and France would attack Germany at the nearest site to their armies

    • D. 

      Germany would take Sudetenland and leave the rest of the country alone

  • 16. 
    What was the German speaking part of Czechoslovakia called?
  • 17. 
    What two countries made a 10-year nonaggression pact and agreed to divide Poland between each other?
    • A. 

      France and Great Britain

    • B. 

      Germany and Italy

    • C. 

      Italy and France

    • D. 

      Germany and USSR

  • 18. 
    Blitzkrieg means:
    • A. 

      Lightning thunder

    • B. 

      Thunder god

    • C. 

      Fast warfare

    • D. 

      Lightning war

  • 19. 
    What was the name for the expected battle between the Allies (Britain and France) and Germany that ended up being nothing?
    • A. 

      Blitzkrieg

    • B. 

      The Fake War

    • C. 

      No Battle

    • D. 

      Sitzkrieg

  • 20. 
    Did Denmark and Norway fall to German troops?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What was Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union called?
    • A. 

      Operation USSR

    • B. 

      Operation Stalingrad

    • C. 

      Operation Barbarossa

    • D. 

      Operation DDay

  • 22. 
    What were the two acts that the United States passed to assist the allies in WWII?
    • A. 

      The Lend-Lease Act and the Naval Act

    • B. 

      The Naval Assistance Act and the Battleship Act

    • C. 

      The Destroyer Act and the Lend-Lease Act

    • D. 

      The Destroyer Act and the Naval Act

  • 23. 
    What did the United States received from Great Britain in return for the Destroyer Act?
    • A. 

      Some of Great Britain's military bases

    • B. 

      Territory from the British Empire

    • C. 

      Half of Poland

    • D. 

      Sudetenland

  • 24. 
    The United States cut off the supply of iron, steel, scrap, and oil to Japan at the end of the 1930's because
    • A. 

      Of the attack at Pearl Harbor

    • B. 

      They had declared war on each other

    • C. 

      The US didn't like that Japan attacked Manchuria

    • D. 

      The US was prejudiced against Japanese people

  • 25. 
    What time did the Japanese Air Force attack Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941? The attack sunk 8 battleships, grounded 200 planes and killed 3000+ soldiers. The United States proceeded to attack from bases in the Philippines and then declared war on Japan, and the other two from the Axis Powers followed.
    • A. 

      5:00 pm

    • B. 

      7:25 am

    • C. 

      6:55 am

    • D. 

      3:10 am

  • 26. 
    What was the name for the US policy of securing island after island from Japanese control in the Pacific Ocean?
    • A. 

      Island Capturing

    • B. 

      Hunting Islands

    • C. 

      Island Hopping

    • D. 

      Jumping Captures

  • 27. 
    What was the name for the event in which American and Filipino POWs were forced by the Japanese to march 65 miles to a concentration camp without food or water?
    • A. 

      The March of Manchuria

    • B. 

      Tokyo Torture

    • C. 

      The Bataan Death March

    • D. 

      The March of Death

  • 28. 
    Which is true about the Battle of Midway?
    • A. 

      It was won by the Japanese

    • B. 

      Nobody was killed

    • C. 

      It was a turning point in the war in the Pacific for the Allies

    • D. 

      The Japanese cracked the American code

    • E. 

      The Japanese were invited back into Hawaii

  • 29. 
    Which battle halted the advancements of the Japanese in the Pacific through jungle fighting?
    • A. 

      The Battle of Canal

    • B. 

      The Battle of Guava

    • C. 

      The Battle of Guadalcanal

    • D. 

      The Battle of Britain

  • 30. 
    Okinawa was the name of the battle in which the Americans won and raised the flag over Mount Suribachi.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False; Battle of Britain

    • C. 

      False; Battle of Midway

    • D. 

      False; Battle of Iwo Jima

  • 31. 
    Which two concentration camps from the Holocaust were the most famous?
    • A. 

      Auschwitz and Chamberlain

    • B. 

      Limbertin and Auschwitz

    • C. 

      Treblinka and Chamberlain

    • D. 

      Auschwitz and Treblinka

  • 32. 
    Before gassing and crematoriums were used, which method was used to exterminate the useless eaters?
    • A. 

      Mass shootings and mass graves

    • B. 

      Jumping off cliffs

    • C. 

      Drowning

    • D. 

      Animal attack

  • 33. 
    After Mussolini was forced out of power by Fascist Party officials, his replacement leader said something completely different from him. What was it?
    • A. 

      That the USSR was evil

    • B. 

      That bananas were tasty

    • C. 

      That Italy should fight against Germany

    • D. 

      That Italy should fight against the Allied powers

  • 34. 
    Name the three entities of the Big Three.
    • A. 

      USSR, the United States, and Great Britain

    • B. 

      Stalin, Churchill, and FDR

    • C. 

      FDR, Hitler, and Churchill

    • D. 

      Germany, USSR, and the United States

  • 35. 
    What was planned at the Casablanca conference between the Big Three?
    • A. 

      An invasion of Germany

    • B. 

      Operation Overlord, an amphibious attack on France

    • C. 

      Operation Overlord, an amphibious attack on Germany

    • D. 

      Stalin and FDR would meet for another conference

  • 36. 
    What was the codename for D-Day?
    • A. 

      Operation Barbarossa

    • B. 

      Operation Allies

    • C. 

      Operation Overlord

    • D. 

      Operation Optimus

  • 37. 
    The next meeting of the Big Three, in which the four-part dividing of Germany between France, Germany, the US, and the USSR was decided, was called what?
    • A. 

      The Yalta Conference

    • B. 

      The Malta Conference

    • C. 

      The Lalitha Conference

    • D. 

      The Casablanca Conference

  • 38. 
    Which three world leaders died in April of 1945?
    • A. 

      Mussolini, Hitler, and Stalin

    • B. 

      Stalin, Mussolini, and Dadlier

    • C. 

      Churchill, FDR, and Mussolini

    • D. 

      Hitler, Mussolini, and FDR

  • 39. 
    VE Day, on May 7, 1945, was when Germany surrendered. This name stands for?
    • A. 

      Victory of the English

    • B. 

      Victory in England

    • C. 

      Victory in Europe

    • D. 

      Victory Entente

  • 40. 
    The decision to use the A-bomb to shorten the war was made at which conference by which leader?
    • A. 

      The Casablanca Conference by Stalin

    • B. 

      The Potsdam Conference by Truman

    • C. 

      The Yalta Conference by FDR

    • D. 

      The Yalta Conference by Churchill

  • 41. 
    Who replaced Churchill as the Prime Minister of Great Britain prior to the end of WWII?
    • A. 

      Harry S. Truman

    • B. 

      Clement Atlee

    • C. 

      James Whit

    • D. 

      Whitney Houston

  • 42. 
    What was the name of the plane that released "Little Boy" over Hiroshima in the first A-bomb attack ever?
    • A. 

      Enola Gay

    • B. 

      Destroyer

    • C. 

      Fat Man

    • D. 

      Yamamoto

  • 43. 
    How many were killed in the attacks of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, respectively?
    • A. 

      400,000 and 40,000

    • B. 

      500,000 and 1,000,000

    • C. 

      40,000 and 200,000

    • D. 

      10,000 and 500,000

  • 44. 
    Aboard which United States Battleship did Hirohito sign the surrender of Japan on VJ Day?
    • A. 

      USS Arizona

    • B. 

      USS Valiant

    • C. 

      USS Missouri

    • D. 

      USS Roosevelt