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World War Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Who was the leader of the United States at the beginning of World War II?
    • A. 

      Franklind D. Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Benito Mussolini

    • C. 

      Winston Churhill

    • D. 

      Harry Truman

    • E. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • F. 

      Herbert Hoover

    • G. 

      Josef Stalin

  • 2. 
    Who was the leader of the United States at the end of World War II?
    • A. 

      Franklind D. Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Benito Mussolini

    • C. 

      Winston Churhill

    • D. 

      Harry Truman

    • E. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • F. 

      Herbert Hoover

    • G. 

      Josef Stalin

  • 3. 
    Who was the leader of the Soviet Union (Russia) at the end of World War II?
    • A. 

      Franklind D. Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Benito Mussolini

    • C. 

      Winston Churhill

    • D. 

      Harry Truman

    • E. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • F. 

      Herbert Hoover

    • G. 

      Josef Stalin

  • 4. 
    Who was the leader of Great Britain at the end of World War II?
    • A. 

      Franklind D. Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Benito Mussolini

    • C. 

      Winston Churhill

    • D. 

      Harry Truman

    • E. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • F. 

      Herbert Hoover

    • G. 

      Josef Stalin

  • 5. 
    Who was the Nazi leader during World War II?
    • A. 

      Franklind D. Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Benito Mussolini

    • C. 

      Winston Churhill

    • D. 

      Harry Truman

    • E. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • F. 

      Herbert Hoover

    • G. 

      Josef Stalin

  • 6. 
    Name the countries within the Allied Powers.
    • A. 

      Soviet Union (Russia)

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Great Britain

    • D. 

      Germany

    • E. 

      United States

    • F. 

      France

    • G. 

      Italy

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    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

  • 9. 
    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. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Which of the following did Hitler oppose?
    • A. 

      Kristallnacht

    • B. 

      The Munich Pact

    • C. 

      The Nuremberg Laws

    • D. 

      The Treaty of Versailles

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    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

  • 13. 
    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

  • 14. 
    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

  • 15. 
    The Allied invasion of ____________________ was given the code name D-Day.
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      North Africa

    • D. 

      Nazi-Occupied Europe

  • 16. 
    The supreme commander of the US forces in Europe was_________________
    • A. 

      George Patton

    • B. 

      Chester Nimitz

    • C. 

      Douglas Mac Aurthur

    • D. 

      Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • 17. 
    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

  • 18. 
    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

  • 19. 
    The final decision to drop the A-bombs on Japan was by Dwight D. Eisenhower.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    What was the outcome of the Nuremberg Laws that Germany passed in 1935?
    • A. 

      It forced all Jews to be placed in segregated Ghettos

    • B. 

      It called for the deportation of all Jews to the United States

    • C. 

      It was the beginning of the "Final Solution"

    • D. 

      It made it illegal for Germans to marry Jewish people and vote in German elections

  • 21. 
    Franklin D. Roosevelt described the attack on Pearl Harbor as " a day that will live in infammy", what is that date?
    • A. 

      December 7th, 1939

    • B. 

      April 6, 1942

    • C. 

      December 7th, 1941

    • D. 

      June 6, 1944

  • 22. 
    Which Allied leader is not pictured?
    • A. 

      Harry Truman

    • B. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • C. 

      Hideki Tojo

    • D. 

      Josef Stalin

    • E. 

      Winston Churchill

    • F. 

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

    • G. 

      Benito Mussolini

  • 23. 
    Adolf Hitler signed a non agression pact with this country____________.  He eventually ignored the pact and invaded it and only began his retreat after a major loss at this city ________________.
    • A. 

      France, Paris

    • B. 

      Belgium, Antwerp

    • C. 

      England, London

    • D. 

      Soviet Union, Stalingrad

  • 24. 
    The "four freedoms" speech helped gain wide spread support in the United States for-
    • A. 

      Increasing aid to the Allies

    • B. 

      Decreasing Jewish immigration to the United States

    • C. 

      FDR's 1944 re-election campaign

    • D. 

      U.S. isolationism from WWII

  • 25. 
    This agency allowed hundreds of thousands of women to serve in the U.S. military for the first time in U.S. history (under noncombat positions)
    • A. 

      Selective Service Agency (SSA)

    • B. 

      Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC)

    • C. 

      War Production Boad (WPB)

    • D. 

      Women's Army Enlistment Agency (WAEA)

  • 26. 
    Which of the following was the Nazi's final major battle, an effort by Hitler to break up the Allied alliance?
    • A. 

      Battle of Stalingrad

    • B. 

      Battle of Coral Sea

    • C. 

      Battle of Midway

    • D. 

      Battle of the Bulge

  • 27. 
    Who was the commander of the U.S. forces in the Pacific when Pearl Harbor was attacked?
    • A. 

      Dwight D. Eisenhower

    • B. 

      George S. Patton

    • C. 

      Harry S. Truman

    • D. 

      Douglas MacArthur

  • 28. 
    Who was the scientist credited with helping organize the research and development of the atomic weapons used against Japan in World War II?
    • A. 

      J. Robert Oppenheimer

    • B. 

      Douglas MacArthur

    • C. 

      Albert Einstein

    • D. 

      Chester Nimitz

  • 29. 
    What is significant about Kristallnacht?
    • A. 

      It led to thousands of Jewish businesses, homes, and synagogues being destroyed

    • B. 

      It led to Adolf Hitler's firs defeat in WWII

    • C. 

      It led to the Japanese breaking the Navajo language code used in the Pacific

    • D. 

      It led to concentration camps being set up all over Germany

  • 30. 
    This picture was taken during which battle?     
    • A. 

      D-day

    • B. 

      Battle of Coral Sea

    • C. 

      Battle of Iwo Jima

    • D. 

      Battle Hiroshima

  • 31. 
    Which group of individuals were sent to internment camps in the United States during WWI?
    • A. 

      Mexican-Americans

    • B. 

      Japanese Americans

    • C. 

      Italian-Americans

    • D. 

      German-Americans

  • 32. 
    In his book ________, Adolf Hitler outlined his hatred for the Treaty of Versailles and his __________ ideology that believed in one master Aryan race.
    • A. 

      Mein Kempf, Fascist

    • B. 

      Mein Kempf, Nazi

    • C. 

      When I was Young, Communist

    • D. 

      Failure of Treaty of Versialles, Nazi

  • 33. 
    At the end of WWII, what country was the new World Power?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      Soviet Union

  • 34. 
    Who was the leader of the Japanese when WWII began?
    • A. 

      Iwo Jima

    • B. 

      Hirohito

    • C. 

      Hiroshima

    • D. 

      Tokyo

  • 35. 
    What two countries made a 10 year nonagression 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

  • 36. 
    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

  • 37. 
    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

  • 38. 
    The 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

  • 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 fascist dictator of Italy was_______.
    • A. 

      Mostacellia

    • B. 

      Hitler

    • C. 

      Stalin

    • D. 

      Franco

    • E. 

      Mussolini

    • F. 

      Truman

    • G. 

      Hoover