How Much Do You Remember About "A Day That Will Live In Infamy"?

Are you a Pearl Harbor buff?

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 Dec 07, 2018
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Question: 1/18Choose Your Answer:


Where is Pearl Harbor?
California
Hawaii
Oregon

Question: 2/18Choose Your Answer:


On what day did the bombing of Pearl Harbor occur?
October 31, 1918
December 7, 1941
December 11, 1952

Question: 3/18Choose Your Answer:


Who bombed Pearl Harbor?
Japan
Germany
Italy

Question: 4/18Choose Your Answer:


What happened as a result of the bombing?
The Nazis invaded Poland
The Russians invaded Germany
America entered WWII

Question: 5/18Choose Your Answer:


What did the Japanese call the operation that was to attack Pearl Harbor?
Operation X
Operation Z
Operation J

Question: 6/18Choose Your Answer:


Where did the attack on Pearl Harbor originate?
Fiji
Guam
The ocean—they took off from aircraft carriers

Question: 7/18Choose Your Answer:


At about what time of what day did bombing commence?
Late afternoon
Midday
Early morning

Question: 8/18Choose Your Answer:


What USS battleship was hit by bombs causing the ship to sink with almost total loss?
USS Arizona
USS Iowa
USS Montana

Question: 9/18Choose Your Answer:


How many ships were sunk?
4
6
10

Question: 10/18Choose Your Answer:


How many United States servicemen lost their lives in Pearl Harbor?
10,000
230
2300

Question: 11/18Choose Your Answer:


Who was the president of the US at the time of the attack?
Harry Truman
John F. Kennedy
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Question: 12/18Choose Your Answer:


Which US destroyer sighted an enemy submarine just before the attack?
USS Arizona
USS Utah
USS Ward

Question: 13/18Choose Your Answer:


How many carriers did the enemy use in the attack?
100
6
57

Question: 14/18Choose Your Answer:


Who was the U.S. Army commander of Hawaii area at the time of the attack?
General Short
General Patton
General Eisenhower

Question: 15/18Choose Your Answer:


Which battleship was the only one to get underway and to try and escape the carnage?
USS Nevada
USS Arizona
USS Utah

Question: 16/18Choose Your Answer:


Who was the U.S. Navy Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet at the time of the attack?
Admiral Halsey
Admiral Kimmel
Admiral Kingman

Question: 17/18Choose Your Answer:


True or False: Pearl Harbor was the first time in history that America was attacked on its home soil by another country.
False
True

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How soon after the attack did the US declare war on the enemy?
1 week later
1 month later
1 day later
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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 the winners and losers and the personalities both sides? Most importantly, do you know everything there is to know about about Pearl Harbor? If you said, yes to these questions, this is the quiz for you?

WWII battles, strategies and decision between the countries and regions of the world and the events and treaties created for both war and peace during that time continue to inform us as to the world we live in, even today. Pearl Harbor is one of the most important battles in history—see how much you know about the "Day That Will Live In Infamy." 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!