Quiz: Only Someone With An IQ Of 130+ Can Ace This WWII Test. Can You?

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Will you win the battle?

Are you a total history buff? How well do you really know the events, people, and battles involved in World War II?

 Jul 12, 2020

1 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What year did Hitler appoint himself to be the Fuhrer of Germany?

2 of 20Pick Your Answer!

On December 7th, 1941, what event caused FRD to proclaim that on that date, we would live in infamy?
The Pearl Harbor bombing
Allied troops landing in Normandy
The U.S. bombing of Hiroshima

3 of 20Pick Your Answer!

After Japan's refusal to surrender, what city did the United States choose to bomb first?

4 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What event is now considered a failed act of appeasement?
Munich Agreement
Potsdam Conference
Geneva Convention

5 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What pact cemented Germany and Italy's alliance in WWII?
The Anti-Comintern Pact
The Nonaggression Negotiation
The Pact of Steel

6 of 20Pick Your Answer!

After the invasion of Poland, what two countries declared war on Germany?
Great Britain and France
France and Soviet Union
Italy and United States

7 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Which nations attended the Yalta Conference?
United States, Soviet Union and Great Britain
Great Britain, France and Japan
Germany, Japan and Italy

8 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What did Italy hope to achieve by joining World War II?
Expand into a second Roman Empire
Help fight against Stalin’s purges
Gain the approval of Nazi Germany

9 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What cemented Germany, Italy, and Japan as allies in WWII?
War Powers Act
Tripartite Pact
Neutrality Agreement

10 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What aided a United States win at the Battle of Midway?
More sea warfare experience
Superior naval ships
Cracking Japanese fleet codes

11 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What two countries were already at war at the start of WWII?
Great Britain and Italy
China and Japan
United States and Soviet Union

12 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Which nation joined the Allies first?
Soviet Union

13 of 20Pick Your Answer!

True or False: Winston Churchill deemed the Winter War to be a military disaster.

14 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Which battle marked a turning point for Allies during WWII?
Battle of Nuremberg
Battle of Stalingrad
Battle of Okinawa

15 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Hitler didn't execute his plan to invade Britain because ___.
He couldn’t demonstrate total air supremacy
The war ended before he could
French troops interceded

16 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What event led Germany to invade Vichy France?
The Vichy France riots
The Allied invasion of North Africa
The scuttling of a German fleet

17 of 20Pick Your Answer!

The fall of Fascist Italy and the arrest of Mussolini was due to what?
The invasion of Sicily
The battle of Salerno
The capture of Amalfi

18 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What agreement requested and outlined Japan's surrender?
Moscow Conference
Atlantic Charter
Potsdam Declaration

19 of 20Pick Your Answer!

How many Nazi officials were hanged after the Nuremberg Trials?

20 of 20Pick Your Answer!

World War II lasted for ___ years.
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Only someone who is an absolute lover of history will be able to pass this test on the first try without cheating. Are you smart enough about the second world war to get a perfect score? Only one way to find out! WWII battles, strategies, and decisions between the countries and regions of the world continue to shape the world we live in, even today. Pearl Harbor, Normandy, Iwo Jima, Stalingrad, and... well, the list of battles is endless. These are just a few of those that took place in WWII during the years 1939-1945.

Do you love to study the strategies that led different factions into battle? Do you like to read about what caused a country and its peoples to take up arms? Do you get into long conversations about how these battles will continue to affect the world we live in for centuries to come? Do you know everything there is to know about WWII? Do you know about the economy of the world's countries before and after the war? Do you know who the Axis and Allied nations were? Do you know what started and ended it for the countries involved? Do you know who the winners and losers were for both sides? If you said "yes" to any of the above questions, this is the quiz for you! Will you walk away from this quiz with a victory, or will you falter and be forced to surrender? Best of luck to you in this fight - never give up!