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