Quiz: A History Buff Can Ace This WWII Quiz. Can You?

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Are you a WWII history scholar?

How well do you really know the events, people, and battles involved in World War II? Can you answer all of these historic questions?

 Nov 14, 2020

1 of 18Choose Your Answer!

What was the treaty that ended WWI that laid some of the unrest that would later explode into WWII?
Geneva Conference
Treaty of Versailles
Paris Peace Accords

2 of 18Choose Your Answer!

Hitler became the essential dictator of Germany in which decade?
1930s
1960s
1850s

3 of 18Choose Your Answer!

Adolf Hitler predicted the war in his memoir published in 1925 called _____.
Heimat
Meinem Triumph
Mein Kampf

4 of 18Choose Your Answer!

What was the last major attempt at a peaceful resolution with Germany prior to the outbreak of WWII?
The Washington Naval Conference
The Geneva Convention
The Munich Conference

5 of 18Choose Your Answer!

Who was the British Prime Minister during most of the war?
Winston Churchill
George Patton
Tony Blair

6 of 18Choose Your Answer!

The nations involved in the war formed two opposing alliances called the _____.
Nazis and Patriots
Axis and Allies
Union and Confederacy

7 of 18Choose Your Answer!

This was a line of fortifications across the French border with Germany.
The Stalin Line
The Hitler Line
The Maginot Line

8 of 18Choose Your Answer!

The Battle of Britain consisted of _____.
strategic bombing campaign
unrestricted submarine warfare
the largest tank battles in history

9 of 18Choose Your Answer!

Who was the leader of the Soviet Union during World War II?
Lenin
Trotsky
Stalin

10 of 18Choose Your Answer!

The decisive city battle of the Eastern European Front was _____.
Kiev
Kharkov
Stalingrad

11 of 18Choose Your Answer!

Who was the Prime Minister of Italy during WWII and headed the Fascist Regime?
Pope Alexander VI
Amerigo Vespucci
Benito Mussolini

12 of 18Choose Your Answer!

When did Pearl Harbor occur?
December 8th, 1940
December 7th, 1941
December 11th, 1942

13 of 18Choose Your Answer!

Who was the U.S. president when Pearl Harbor was attacked?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Calvin Coolidge
Herbert Hoover

14 of 18Choose Your Answer!

The main Axis powers of WWII consisted of _____.
Germany, Finland, Japan
Germany, Italy, Japan
Germany, Italy, Romania

15 of 18Choose Your Answer!

The term "D-Day" refers to _____.
the Axis invasion of Southern France
the Allied invasion of the coast of Normandy
the Nazi invasion of Poland

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What was the name of the B-29 bomber that dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima?
Enola Gay
Fat Man
Tommy Boy

17 of 18Choose Your Answer!

How many years did World War II last?
2
10
6

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the leader of the U.S.S.R. during World War II?
Karl Marx
Josef Stalin
Vladimir Lenin
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Are you a history buff? 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!

WWII battles, strategies and decision 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.

To find out how much you know about WWII and the battles that took place in "The Big One," we challenge you to take this easy and fun quiz! It looks like you may have your own battle ahead, and we wish you the best of luck on the quiz battlefield!