Quiz: Can You Answer These 22 Questions All About World War II?

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Do you know all about the last great war?

If you're a World War II buff and you know all the battles, countries and strategies involved, you'll pass this quiz with flying colors!

 Oct 17, 2018

1 of 22Choose Your Answer:

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

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What country lost the most lives in World War II?
Japan
Soviet Union
US

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What research and development project produced the first nuclear weapons during World War II?
Los Angeles Project
Manhattan Project
Boston Project

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What was the codename for the Battle of Normandy?
Operation Tiger
Operation Overlord
Operation Desert Storm

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What was the first action the Nazis took against Jews?
A boycott of all Jewish-run businesses
Putting them in camps
Placing them into Jewish ghettos

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What was the second city the United States dropped a nuclear bomb on?
Nagasaki
Tokyo
Hiroshima

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In a Nazi concentration camp, a pink triangle identified a prisoner as what?
Homosexual
A twin
Too old to work

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Where was the first atom bomb tested?
New York
California
New Mexico

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How many Jews were killed during the Holocaust?
6 million
1 million
20 million

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Who proclaimed December 7, 1941, "a date which will live in infamy"?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Carl Linnaeus
George Patton

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How did Adolf Hitler die?
In a fire
Suicide
Poisoning

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Which country did Germany invade first?
Poland
France
Greece

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Where is Pearl Harbor located?
California
Hawaii
Guam

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Which countries were Axis forces?
Germany, Italy and France
Portugal, Italy and Japan
Germany, Italy and Japan

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

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What was the name of the biggest concentration camp?
Belsen
Dachau
Auschwitz

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Who was the fictional character that encouraged women to take jobs outside the home during the war?
Suzy the Secretary
Wanda the Worker
Rosie the Riveter

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Who was the leader of the U.S.S.R. during World War II?
Josef Stalin
Vladimir Lenin
Karl Marx

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What is Victory in Europe Day also known as?
‎V-J Day
VI-Day
V-E Day

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This WWII general went on to become president of the United States of America.
Douglas MacArthur
George Patton
Dwight D. Eisenhower

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What year did the United States of America enter WWII?
1941
1935
1949

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This WWII general went on to become president of the United States of America.
Douglas MacArthur
George Patton
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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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?

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, 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.

If you said "yes" to any of the above questions, this is the quiz for you! To find out how much you know about WWII and the battles that took place in "The Big One," what countries won the war and who admitted eventual defeat in battle, 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!