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