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World War II in Europe

The largest military conflict in the history
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1. When did World War II begin?
1918
1939
1914
1945
2. What event happened on November 9, 1938 when many Jewish homes and businesses were burnt down or vandalized by Nazis?
Spring Offensive
Kristallnacht
Blitzkrieg
Bloody Sunday
3. What pact was signed between Germany, Italy, and Japan in 1940?
Treaty of War
Axis Pact
Friendship Pact
Tripartite Pact
4. What was Adolf Hitler’s regime called?
The Fourth Reich
The Second Reich
The First Reich
The Third Reich
5. How did Adolf Hitler die?
gun shot
bomb
hanging
fire
6. Which nation was not the part of the Allies during World War II?
USSR
Italy
USA
British Empire
7. Which nation was not the part of the Axis Powers during World War II?
Japan
Italy
USA
Germany
8. The Nazi invasion of what country triggered World War II in Europe?
England
Denmark
France
Poland
9. Which British Prime Minister announced the declaration of war on Germany in 1939 following the invasion?
Stanley Baldwin
Clement Attlee
Neville Chamberlain
Winston Churchill
10. Who established the first European fascist state?
Miklós Horthy
Francisco Franco
Adolf Hitler
Benito Mussolini
11. What was the first Nazi concentration camp in WWII?
Ravensbruck
Auschwitz
Chelmno
Dachau
12. Who was Eva Braun?
Nazi camp prisoner
Hitler's wife
German chancellor
US First lady
13. Which WWII Nazi concentration camp did Anne Frank die in shen she was 15?
Bergen-Belsen
Buchenwald
Dachau
Auschwitz
14. What country became the fourth member of the Tripartite Pact and later played a large role in the invasion of Russia in WWII?
Romania
Finland
Hungary
Bulgaria
15. In which battle German commander Freidrich Paulus lost to Soviet forces?
Battle of Stalingrad
Battle of Moscow
Battle of the Somme
Battle of Kursk
16. Where did Stalin's "Winter War" take place?
Switzerland
Finland
Austria
Sweden
17. Oskar Schindler was a German industrialist and member of the Nazi Party. What is he famous for?
saving a thousands of Jews
inventing nuclear bomb
building war tanks
planned Hitler's assassination
18. Where is the notorious WWII Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz located?
Yugoslavia
Poland
Germany
Austria
19. Who commanded the Gestapo police and was in charge of the concentration camps?
Erwin Rommel
Hans Guderian
Hermann Göring
Heinrich Himmler
20. The RAF prevented a German invasion of Britain in WWII. What does “RAF” mean?
Restricted Artillery Force
Royal Air Force
Readily-Accessible Forts
Regular Army Faction
21. Which of the following countries remained neutral during the WWII?
Italy
Soviet Union
Spain
France
22. Who was the leader of the Soviet Union during WWII?
Joseph Stalin
Vladimir Lenin
Tsar Nicholas II
Mihail Kutuzov
23. What English code breaker created a machine that helped to decrypt Nazi messages in WWII?
Charles Babbage
Alan Turing
William Thompson
Gordon Welchman
24. In which country is the city of Dunkirk where evacuation of British army occurred in 1940?
Netherlands
France
Denmark
Belgium
25. Which WWII operation was code named Operation Sea Lion?
Battle of Stalingrad
Inventing nuclear bomb
Allied landings in Normandy
German invasion of Britain
26. Which WWII operation was code named Operation Dynamo?
Dunkirk evacuation
German invasion of Russia
Allied landings in Normandy
German mutiny to kill Hitler
27. Who won the Battle of Stalingrad?
France
Poland
Germany
Soviet Union
28. What is the name of the German winter offensive of 1944–45 during WWII?
Battle of Moscow
Battle of Stalingrad
Battle of the Bulge
Battle of Tobruk
29. What was not one of code names for the landing beaches on D-Day in Normandy in WWII?
Silver
Utah
Juno
Omaha
30. What forces did not land on five beaches on the coast of Normandy during D-Day in 1944?
Spanish
British
American
Canadian
31. Which battle involved the largest engagement of tanks in history?
Battle of Midway
Battle of Berlin
Battle of the Bulge
Battle of Kursk
32. What are the rules of war called that many leaders broke during World War II?
United Agreement
Geneva Convention
Bill of Rights
Rules of War
33. Which was the first Axis Power to surrender in WWII?
Italy
Hungary
Germany
Bulgaria
34. What was the alliance of the Soviet Union and the Eastern Bloc of communist nations called?
Pact of Steel
Communist Group
Iron Union
Warsaw Pact
35. Where were the most famous war trials held after World War II for Nazi officials who survived the war?
Hamburg
Nuremberg
Berlin
Munich
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