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