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

Are you a WWII history scholar?

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 Nov 14, 2018
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Question: 1/18Choose Your Answer!


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

Question: 2/18Choose Your Answer!


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

Question: 3/18Choose Your Answer!


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

Question: 4/18Choose Your Answer!


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

Question: 5/18Choose Your Answer!


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

Question: 6/18Choose Your Answer!


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

Question: 7/18Choose Your Answer!


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

Question: 8/18Choose Your Answer!


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

Question: 9/18Choose Your Answer!


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

Question: 10/18Choose Your Answer!


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

Question: 11/18Choose Your Answer!


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

Question: 12/18Choose Your Answer!


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

Question: 13/18Choose Your Answer!


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

Question: 14/18Choose Your Answer!


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

Question: 15/18Choose Your Answer!


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

Question: 16/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 17/18Choose Your Answer!


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

Question: 18/18Choose Your Answer:


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

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!