Quiz: Most Americans Won't Get Over 50% On This World War II Test. Can You?

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How much do you know about "The Big One?"

If you're a WWII buff, take this quiz to answer questions about the war's battles, strategies and armies!

 Jun 24, 2020

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which country did Germany invade first in World War II?

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Which event led the United States to enter World War II?
The Bombing Of Pearl Harbor
The Invasion Of Normandy
The Battle Of The Blitz

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Where is Pearl Harbor located?

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Who was the leader of Germany during World War II?
Benito Mussolini
Adolf Hitler
Joseph Stalin

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Which was not an Axis during World War II?

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Who was one of the U.S. presidents during World War II?
Teddy Roosevelt
Harry Truman
John F. Kennedy

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Who became the symbol of the working woman in U.S. during the war?
Wonder Woman
Rosie the Riveter
Tokyo Rose

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Who was the British Prime Minister during WWII?
Winston Churchill
Margaret Thatcher
Teresa May

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What was the code name of the creation of the atom bomb?
Washington Project
New York Project
Manhattan Project

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Who won the Battle of Midway?
The United States
The U.S.S.R.

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What was one of the code names for the beaches during the Normandy invasion?
New York

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How many atomic bombs were dropped on Japan?

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Who was the leader of the U.S.S.R. during World War II?
Fidel Castro
Joseph Stalin
Vladimir Lenin

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How long after the attack on Pearl Harbor did it take the U.S. to declare war on Japan?
One year
One day
Six months

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Who was the leader of Japan during WWII?
Mao Zedong
Kinjō Tennō
Michinomiya Hirohito

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Which branch of the military did John. F. Kennedy serve in during WWII?

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In which French area were the D-Day landings?

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Which famous World War II general, who just before retreating from the Philippines in 1942 said, "We shall return?"
John J. Pershing
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Douglas MacArthur
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

WWII's battles between countries and regions and the events and treaties created for both war and peace 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 that took place in WWII during the years1939-1945.

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?

If you said "yes" to any of these 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!