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World War II in the Pacific

What do you know about the largest military conflict in the history?
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1. What two countries were already involved in a military conflict before the beginning of World War II?
Japan and China
Japan and USA
Germany and Poland
Germany and France
2. Which event led the United States to enter WWII?
German invade of Poland
Sinking of Lusitania
Attack on Pearl Harbor
Bombing of London
3. Who was the US president at the start of WWII?
Harry S. Truman
Franklin Roosevelt
Dwight Eisenhower
John F. Kennedy
4. Who was emperor of Japan during World War II?
Akihito
Mutsuhito
Yoshihito
Hirohito
5. When did Japanese Navy attack Pearl Harbor?
1941
1944
1945
1942
6. What was the code name for the Japanese attack on U.S. fleet at Pearl Harbor in WWII?
Operation Barbarossa
Operation Valkyrie
Operation Overlord
Operation Z
7. How many days lasted the Attack on Pearl Harbor?
5 days
10 days
3 days
1 day
8. Within three days of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which three countries declared war on Japan?
USA, Britain and China
Britain, China and Korea
USA, USSR and Britain
China, Philippines and Korea
9. Who was commander of the Japanese Navy and a leader in the attack on Pearl Harbor?
Hirohito
Osami Nagano
Isoroku Yamamoto
Hideki Tojo
10. Which United States general led the army in the Pacific and the fighting against Japan?
Bernard Montgomery
George Armstrong Custer
Douglas MacArthur
George Marshall
11. Which ship was sunk at Pearl Harbor when over 1100 US soldiers lost their lives?
USS Oklahoma
USS Louisiana
USS Virginia
USS Arizona
12. The picture of marines raising a flag that was used for the Marine Corps Memorial in Virginia was taken on what island?
Iwo Jima
Midway
Honshu
Guadalcanal
13. Which Australian city did Japan attack in February of 1942?
Adelaide
Sydney
Darwin
Brisbane
14. What was the name of th US army general Patton who fought in WWII?
Franklin S.
James S.
George S.
Jeff S.
15. The goal of Operation Detachment was to capture which island in the Pacific in WWII?
Midway
Okinawa
Oahu
Iwo Jima
16. What were Japanese suicide bombers called during WWII?
Ninja
Kaiten
Kamikaze
Bushido
17. In which present country the Battle of Guadalcanal occurred?
Papua New Guinea
Japan
Solomon Islands
Philippines
18. Who won the Battle of Midway?
France
Japan
Britain
USA
19. What was the code name for the U.S. program to build an atomic bomb in WWII?
Operation Cobra
Operation Avalanche
Operation Typhoon
Manhattan Project
20. What scientist wrote a letter to US President Roosevelt telling him of the potential of an atomic bomb?
Nikola Tesla
Albert Einsten
Thomas Edison
Henry Ford
21. What scientist and leader of the atomic bomb research team is considered the father of the atomic bomb?
Ernest Rutherford
Werner Heisenberg
Niels Bohr
J. Robert Oppenheimer
22. Which American president ordered to use the atomic bomb against Japan in WWII?
Harry Truman
Dwight Eisenhower
Herbert Hoover
Franklin Roosevelt
23. What was the name of the B-29 bomber that dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima?
Fat Man
Little Boy
Enola Gay
Rosa Parks
24. What was the second city the United States dropped a nuclear bomb on in WWII?
Nagasaki
Tokyo
Hiroshima
Yokohama
25. What was the last major battle of World War II?
Battle of Peleliu
Battle of Okinawa
Battle of Iwo Jima
Battle of Midway
26. Where did the "Bataan Death March" take place in 1942 after the Americans surrended to the Japanese?
Singapore
Thailand
Guam
Philippines
27. Who won the Battle of Saipan in 1944?
Germany
USA
Japan
Australia
28. What was the biggest naval battle in the history?
Battle of Leyte Gulf
Battle of Midway
Battle of Bataan
Battle of Milne Bay
29. On which ship the Japanese meet Allied leaders and signed the surrender in 1945?
Yorktown
Missouri
Musashi
Bismarck
30. What is the estimated death toll from atomic bombs dropped on Japan?
535,000
235,000
35,000
135,000
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