31.10.08

Scary Zone

1.On which date does Halloween fall?
October 31st
2.What is the name given to a group of witches?
A coven
3.The mask in the film "Scream", which became a popular costume for dressing up in at Halloween, was based on a painting by which artist?
Edvard Munch
4.Which country celebrates "the day of the dead" instead of Halloween, which includes the tradition of passing a live person in a coffin through streets?
Mexico
5.Who wrote the novel "The Witching Hour"?
Anne Rice
6.What would you traditionally "bob" for at a Halloween party?
Apples
7.Originating from a story about an Irish blacksmith, you ran into the Devil in a pub, what name is given to a pumpkin if it has a face carved into it and is illuminated by a candle?
Jack O' Lantern
8.With which horror film would you associate the character of Leatherface?
"Texas Chainsaw Massacre"
9.Often played at Halloween, which song was a hit for Bobby "Boris" Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers in 1973?
"Monster Mash"
10.In which two continents might you find vampire bats?
North America and South America
Tie BreakIn the film "Halloween", for how many years was the killer locked up in an asylum before he escaped?
15

Which series of horror films take place in the fictional town of Springwood, Ohio?
Nightmare On Elm Street
Which musical film takes place in Denton, Ohio?
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Who played Carrie in the 1976 horror film of the same name?
Sissy Spacek
In which country is most of the British horror film `Dog Soldiers` set?
Scotland
Which famous horror film featured a killer wearing a mask which was actually a Captain Kirk mask painted white?
Halloween
What 1975 film features the characters of Riff Raff, Magenta and Doctor Frank-n-Furter?
`The Rocky Horror Picture Show`
Who wrote the horror book `The Shining`?
Stephen King
William Pratt is the real name of which actor, best known for his work in horror films?
Boris Karloff
Who played Janet in the 1975 film `The Rocky Horror Picture Show`?
Susan Sarandon
Which 1980 horror film which spawned a number of sequels was directed by Sean S Cunningham?
`Friday The 13th`
Which actor more famous for his roles in horror films played Sherlock Holmes in a 1968 TV series?
Peter Cushing
Which 1971 novel by William Blatty was later turned into a famous horror film?
`The Exorcist`
Robert Englund is best known for playing which character in a series of horror films?
Freddy Krueger

Skeleton - Handout Round




Celebrity Freakshow - Picture Quiz




Pop Trans-Mutations Picture Quiz




Movie Monsters Picture Quiz




Human Organs - Handout Round




Horror Actors - Picture Quiz




Harry Potter Picture Quiz




Halloween Films Picture Quiz





29.10.08

Quizerama Quiz 045-2008

Round One - Seeing Green
1. Most people associate the colour green with which flavour?
Mint
2. Which country's national flag is a green rectangle?
Libya
3. In which song does Mary have hair of gold and lips like cherries?
The Green Green Grass Of Home
4. What is added to pasta to make it green?
Spinach
5. Which English artist is supposed to have used 1000 greens in painting?
John Constable

Round Two - Cartoon Time
6. What is the name of the hunter who never catches the rabbit in Bugs Bunny cartoons?
Elmer Fudd
7. Who is the smallest of the characters in the Peanuts cartoons?
Woodstock
8. Which cartoon features the Pickles family?
Rugrats
9. Which popular cartoon character lives on the island of Sweetwater?
Popeye
10. Which cartoon pop group had a UK No. 1 hit in 1969?
The Archies

Round Three - Top Of The Pops
11. Who as the very first presenter of TOTP?
Jimmy Saville
12. Which were the first group to appear on the programme?
Rolling Stones (I Wanna Be Your Man)
13. Which group, in 1982, were seen performing in front of a projection of the darts player Jocky Wilson?
Dexys Midnight Runners - "Jackie Wilson Said"
14. Which dance troupe replaced Pan's People on TOTP?
Legs & Co
15. Who has performed the most on Top Of The Pops, recording over 150 performances?
Cliff Richard

Round Four - Destination Cyprus
16. What is the capital city of Cyprus?
Nicosia
17. In Cyprus, what is Commandaria - the local police, a type of wine or a chemist shop?
Wine - a desert wine made for over 800 years
18. Which commonly used metallic element, atomic number 29, takes its name from the island of Cyprus?
Copper
19. In Cyprus, what is Kimgazer - a newspaper, a beer or an ancient statue?
Newspaper
20. Two branches of which tree appear on the national flag of Cyprus?
Olive (flag shows a gold map of an island with two olive branches underneath)

Round Five - Which Company?
21. Which company manufactures the Dual Cyclone Vacuum?
Dyson
22. Which company makes the breakfast cereal Ready Brek?
Weetabix Ltd
23. Which Japanese company is the world's largest manufacturer of motorcycles?
Honda
24. What is the name of the holiday company that specifically caters for the over-50s?
Saga
25. Which company produce the Quizmaster's favourite fragrance Opium?
Yves St Laurent

Round Six - Sports Bag
26. What are the two longest distances contested on the track in a decathlon event?
1500m and 400m
27. Which two British drivers were Formula One world champions in the 1970s?
James Hunt and Jackie Stewart
28. Which two types of canoeing events are contested in rough waters?
Slalom and Wild Water
29. Who were the first two Canadian snooker players to score a 147 break in a ranking tournament?
Kirk Stevens and Cliff Thorburn
30. Who were the first two German football clubs to win the European Cup?
Bayern Munich and SV Hamburg

Round Seven - Hair Today Gone Tomorrow
31. Which pop group recorded the song "Dreadlock Holiday"?
10CC
32. What type of animal is a Mexican hairless?
Dog
33. Which actress had her hair plaited into beads in the film "10"?
Bo Derek
34. Which song opens with the line "Take the ribbon from your hair"?
Help Me Make It Through The Night, written by Kris Kristofferson
35. What is the name of the completely bald singer of Hot Chocolate?
Errol Brown

Round Eight - Advertising
36. Brains, Brian, Bixie, Crunch and Dunk are the characters in the TV Advert for which breakfast cereal?
Weetabix
37. Which exotic holiday company is currently using the song "The Time of My Life" from "Dirty Dancing" to advertise its holidays?
Sandals
38. With which product do you associate the phrase 'plink, plink, fizz'?
Alka-Seltzer
39. Which chocolate was once advertised with the slogan "Tap it, Unwrap it"?
Terry's Chocolate Orange
40. Which Car Advert Featured Four Dogs Driving In A Car Singing "Who Let The Dogs Out"?
Renault Scenic

Round Nine - Connections
41. Which of Shakespeare's plays feature Shylock and Portia?
The MERCHANT Of Venice
42. What was the first Beatles number one on which neither John or Paul sang the lead vocal?
Yellow SUBMARINE(sung by Ringo)
43. What was the nickname of boxer Nigel Benn?
The Dark DESTROYER
44. Who played Jerry in the 1996 film `Jerry Maguire`?
Tom CRUISE
45. What is the connection?
Ships or Boats

Round Ten - Starter Questions
46. Which TV quiz offers starters for ten?
University Challenge
47. In Britain they are 'starters', what are they called in Italy?
Antipasto
48. Who had a Top Ten hit in 1981 with 'Start me up'?
Rolling Stones
49. What are the little dumplings or fried items served as starters in Chinese restaurants called?
Dim Sum
50. Which presenter used to say "I've started so I'll finish"?
Magnus Magnessun

Old Quiz League Quiz

ROUND ONE

1a
 Who was chosen by Hitler to succeed him as head of the Third Reich ?
ADMIRAL KARL DOENITZ
 
1b
 Which family of brewers produce beer at the Derby Brewery, Cheetham, Manchester ?
JOSEPH HOLT
 
2a
 In cricket's new 45 over National League, Lancashire are known as'Lancashire Lightning'. By what name are Glamorgan known ?
GLAMORGAN DRAGONS
 
2b
 What was the forename of Delibes, the French composer of the opera Lakme ?
LEO
 
3a
 Which car manufacturer began producing a town-car named the Lupo in 1998 ?
VOLKSWAGEN
 
3b
 Which product is advertised on television as 'a break from the norm' ?
TWIX
 
4a
 Which site in South Dakota saw the last confrontation between Indians and U.S. troops in December 1890 ? WOUNDED KNEE
 
4b
 What 'fashion statement' did Princess Anne's daughter, Zara Phillips, make in August 1998 ?
A SCARY SPICE STUD (IN HER TONGUE)
 
ROUND TWO

1a
 Who played the part of Mr. Micawber in the 1934 film version of David Copperfield ?
W.C. FIELDS
 
1b
 Who assumed the presidency of Pakistan in 1978 - a post he held until he died in an air crash in 1988 ?
ZIA UL-HAQ
 
2a
 In the television series, Are You Being Served ? , who played the caretaker Mr. Hannan ?
ARTHUR ENGLISH
 
2b
 Which four-letter word describes grape juice or crushed grapes before and after fermentation ?
MUST
 
3a
 Which horse won the 1999 Aintree Grand National ?
BOBBY JOE
 
3b
 Which ancient Greek city, later occupied by the Romans, lies 35 miles south of Izmir in Turkey ?
EPHESUS
 
4a
 What name is given to the art of using paper cut-outs to decorate furniture, boxes, trays etc?
DECOUPAGE
 
4b
 Which English king founded Eton College ?
HENRY THE SIXTH (1440)
 

ROUND THREE

1a
 What type o fbird is a Lammergeier?
VULTURE
 
1b
 Which town is at the southern end of the A30?
PENZANCE
 
2a
 Which old measure of length could range from 18 to 22 inches ?
CUBIT
 
2b
 Which London venue was used for one game in the 1966 World Cup Finals but has since been demolished ? WHITE CITY
 
3a
 Who was Supreme Commander of the U.N. forces in the Korean War until dismissed by President Truman in 1951 ?
DOUGLAS MacARTHUR
 
3b
 Which artist, born in 1839 in Paris of British parents, painted three pictures of The Floods at Port-Marly ?
ALFRED SISLEY
 
4a
 In Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, who was the first to stab Caesar ?
CASCA
 
4b
 What name is given to a fruit thit is a cross between an orange and a tangerine ?
CLEMENTINE
 

ROUND FOUR

1a
 Which, in 1898, was the first made-man textile yam capable of being woven or dyed ?

RAYON
 
1b
 Which U.S. singer had a pop hit in 1958 with Purple People Eater ?

SHEB WOOLEY
 
2a
 What was the name of the space shuttle that crashed in January 1986 with the loss of seven lives ? CHALLENGER
 
2b
 Jeffrey Archer was awarded damages for libel by which newspaper in 1987 ?

DAILY STAR
 
3a
 In Jerome K. Jerotiie's Three Men in a Boat, which dog accompanied the men ?

MONTMORENCY
 
3b
 Who was the first European to round the Cape of Good Hope ?

BARTHOLOMEW DIAZ
 
4a
 What do Americans call that which we know as a 'wallet' ?

BILLFOLD
 
4b
 Which group had a best-selling L.P. entitledslippery When Wet ?

BON JOVI
 

ROUND FIVE

1a
 Which collective name for a number of North American Indian tribes derives from the Spanish term for their villages ?
PUEBLO INDIANS
 
1b
 Where in Greece, is the best preserved of all ancient theatres and also a temple honouring Asclepius, the god of healing ?
EPIDAVRUS
 
2a
 Which Greek general, born in 1898, founded EOKA, which fought for the union of Cyprus with Greece ? GEORGIOS GRIVAS also known as DIGHENIS
 
2b
 Which four-letter word describes a type of sherry which is pale, light and generally very dry ?
FINO
 
3a
 Mohammed ldris Al-Senussi was the first, and last, king of which country?
LIBYA
 
3b
 Of which common fruit is the shaddock a variety ?
GRAPEFRUIT
 
4a
 Found in Africa and South West Asia, what type of cat is a caracal ?
LYNX
 
4b
 Which ground in the North East of England was used for the 1966 World Cup Finals but is no longer used by its home club ?
AYRESOME PARK
 

ROUND SIX

1a
 What name is given to pottery decorated with layers of coloured liquid clay?
SLIPWARE
 
1b
 Who was the first European to sail tip the St. Lawrence river ?
JACQUES CARTIER
 
2a
 What do Americans cal I that which we know as a 'cupboard' ?
CLOSE'I'
 
2b
 Who was Court Painter to Napoleon the First from 1804, and whose works Include Napoleon Crowning Josephine ?
JACQUES LOUIS DAVID
 
3a
 What was the name of the U.K.'s first space programme that fell victim to the need, by politicians, to cut back expenditure ?
BLUESTREAK
 
3b
 Which television commercial features the telephone number 0800-2-15000 ?
LOMBARD DIRECT
 
4a
 In the television series Last of the Summer Wine, name the character played by Frank Thomton. ?
'TRULY'or TRUELOVE
 
4b
 Which North West brewery produced 'Lancaster Bomber' bitter ?
MITCHELL'S
 

ROUND SEVEN

1a
 Approximately how many inches make up a 'span'?
NINE
 
1b
 Which French composer, and member of the group known as 'LesSix'* had the forename Darius?
MILHAUD
 
2a
 In 1909, which was the first synthetic thermosetting plastic to be invented ?
BAKELITE
 
2b
 Which singer had a best-selling L.P. entitled Songs in the Key of Life ?
STEVIE WONDER
 
3a
 In Enid Blyton's Famous Five books, what is the name of the dog ?
TIMMY
 
3b
 Which Essex-based cosmetics company, and holder of three Royal Warrants, called in the Receivers in August 1998 ?
YARDLEY
 
4a
 Which horse won the 1999 Cheltenham Gold Cup ?
SEE MORE BUSINESS
 
4b
 Which English king founded the Order of the Garter ?
EDWARD THE THlRD (1348)
 

ROUND EIGHT

1a
 In cricket's new 45 over National League, by what name is Nottinghamshire known ? Nottinghamshire ?
OUTLAWS
 
1b
 Who was the first Prime Minister of independent India ?
JAWAHARLAL NEHRU
 
2a
 Which car model was first produced in 1999 by Toyota, as a replacement for their small car, the Starlet ?
YARIS
 
2b
 Which M.P., and joumalist, was jailed for fraud for his Victory Bond swindle in the 1920s ?
HORATIO BOTTOMLEY
 
3a
 In Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, which character is Olivia's steward ?
MALVOLIO
 
3b
 Which U.K. male vocal group had a pop hit in 1957 with A White Sport Coat ?
KING BROTHERS
 
4a
 Who played the part of Fagin in the 1948 film version of Oliver Twist ?
ALEC GUINNESS
 
4b
 Which town lies at the northern end of the A 5 ?
HOLYHEAD
 
SPARE QUESTIONS

1. Who won theWomen's London Marathon inl 984,'85,'87 and '88?
INGRID KRISTIANSEN


2. In which European country is Lake Balaton to be found ?
HUNGARY


3. Who was known as'TheWizard of Menlo Park'?
THOMAS ALVA EDISON


4. From which country does the flower, the dahlia, originate ?
MEXICO

Movie Strap Lines (with alternative answers for Multiple Choice conversion)

In space no one can hear you scream
Correct answer = Alien
Event Horizon
Supernova
Pitch Black

I'm on my way
Correct answer = Dick Tracy
Batman Returns
The Doors
The Longest Day

The one name they all fear
Correct answer = Van Helsing
Rocky II
Patton
Edward Scissorhands

It ain't the Cat in the Hat
Correct answer = Garfield the Movie
The Cat in the Hat
Cats and Dogs
That Darn Cat !

Growing up has nothing to do with age
Correct answer = About A Boy
Freaky Friday
Hook
Vice Versa

Prepare for the end
Correct answer = End of Days
Armageddon
Deep Impact
The Core

The machines will rise
Correct answer = Terminator 3
War Games
Matrix Revolutions
Pokemon The Movie

Lets go to work
Correct answer = Reservoir Dogs
Pulp Fiction
Good Fellas
Armageddon

You won't believe your eye
Correct answer = Monsters Inc
Metropolis
The Matrix
Gladiator

For Honor
Correct answer =  Troy
Gladiator
Star Trek Nemesis
Saving Private Ryan

Back in Black
Correct answer =  Men in Black 2
X2
Batman Returns
Pitch Black 2

With great power comes great responsibility
Correct answer =  Spider Man
Hulk
X2
X Men

Courage now, Truth always
Correct answer =  Batman Forever
The Pelican Brief
The French Connection
Superman 2

You better watch out !
Correct answer =  The Grinch
The Santa Clause
Toys
Elf

Trust me
Correct answer =  Liar Liar
Commando
Terminator 2
Jagged Edge

Break the Silence
Correct answer =  Hannibal
Children of a lesser God
The Insider
Alien

A New Power is Rising
Correct answer =  LOTR: The Two Towers
Willow
The Sum of All Fears
Aliens

What We Do In Life Echoes In Eternity
Correct answer =  Gladiator
What dreams may come
The Sixth Sense
Ghost

The greatest fairy tale never old
Correct answer =  Shrek
The Princess Bride
Princess Mononoke
Peter Pan (2003)

Lights. Camera. Aggravation.
Correct answer =  Showtime
Death to Smootchy
Chaplin
The Player

You will believe
Correct answer =  Dragonheart
Superman
Ghostbusters
The Passion of the Christ

If Nancy Doesn't Wake Up Screaming She Won't Wake Up At All
Correct answer =  Nightmare on Elm Street
Scream
Scream 2
Halloween H20

Collide with Destiny
Correct answer =  Titanic
Armageddon
Deep Impact
Days of Thunder

An adventure 65 million years in the making
Correct answer =  Jurassic Park
The Land before Time
The Time Machine
Timeline

His adventure on Earth
Correct answer =  ET The Extra Terrestrial
Starman
Lilo and Stitch
Bicentennial Man

Wet Yourself !
Correct answer =  Finding Nemo
The Exorcist
Poltergeist
Flipper the Movie

Don't make plans for August
Correct answer =  Independance Day
The Day After Tomorrow
Godzilla the Movie
Eight Legged Freaks

Not every gift is a blessing
Correct answer =  The Sixth Sense
The Gift
The Others
Troy

The dark side of nature
Correct answer =  Twister
Dante's Peak
Outbreak
Gorillas in the Mist

The heat is on !
Correct answer =  Beverly Hills Cop
Heat
Serpico
Along came a spider

At the edge of the world, his journey begins
Correct answer =  Cast Away
1492 Conquest of Paradise
The Bounty
Master and Commander

Getting back was only the beginning
Correct answer =  Back to the Future 2
Matrix Reloaded
Terminator 2
Die Hard 2

The mission is a man
Correct answer =  Saving Private Ryan
Platoon
Apocalypse Now
The Deer Hunter

Inside everyone is a frontier waiting to be discovered
Correct answer =  Dances with Wolves
True Grit
The Outlaw Josey Wales
Unforgiven

Are You In Or Out ?
Correct answer =  Oceans 11
Bonnie and Clyde
The Sting
Fight Club

Rule the planet
Correct answer =  Planet of the Apes (2001)
Flash Gordon
Independence Day
The day the Earth stood still

If you can't be famous...be infamous
Correct answer =  Chicago
Hannibal
Catch Me if You Can
Bridget Jones' Diary

Impenetrable. Invincible. In Trouble.
Correct answer =  Air Force One
Power Rangers the Movie
Pearl Harbor
Spider Man

Welcome to the Real World
Correct answer =  The Matrix
Brazil
Black Hawk Down
Blade

Power can be murder to resist
Correct answer =  The Firm
Cape Fear
In the line of fire
Double Jeopardy

The Happiest Sound In All The World !
Correct answer =  The Sound of Music
Woodstock
Maybe Baby
Look who's talking

An epic of miniature proportions
Correct answer =  A Bugs Life
Antz
Small soldiers
Honey I shrunk the kids

An immortal legend. As you've only imagined.
Correct answer =  Tarzan
Hercules
Bruce Almighty
Akira

Join the Evolution
Correct answer =  X Men
Evolution
Jurassic Park III
Planet of the Apes

No mercy. No shame. No sequel.
Correct answer =  Scary Movie
Airplane 2
Scary Movie 2
Airplane

Catch her if you can
Correct answer =  Runaway Bride
Titanic
Cannoball Run
Gone in 60 Seconds

When he said I do, he didn't say what he did
Correct answer =  True Lies
Runaway Bride
Pretty Woman
Two Weeks Later

There's one in every family
Correct answer =  Lilo and Stitch
Cheaper by the Dozen
Hannibal
Parenthood

Where do you go when the record is over...
Correct answer =  Saturday Night Fever
Grease
Flashdance
Footloose

A New Breed Of Secret Agent
Correct answer =  xXx
Agent Cody Banks
Cats and Dogs
Spy Kids 2

Heaven and Earth are about to collide
Correct answer =  Deep Impact
Armageddon
Dogma
End of Days

The first casualty of war is innocence
Correct answer =  Platoon
The Deer Hunter
Apocalypse Now
Saving Private Ryan

Miracles do happen
Correct answer =  The Green Mile
The Shawshank Redemption
Miracle on 34th St
Michael

The inner beast will be released
Correct answer =  Hulk
Van Helsing
X2
King Kong

Mental Maths (with alternative answers for Multiple Choice conversion)

The square of 16   ?
Correct answer = 256
288
324
224

The square of 17   ?
Correct answer = 289
255
221
306

The square of 18   ?
Correct answer = 324
328
336
352

The square of 19   ?
Correct answer = 361
357
363
369

The square of 13   ?
Correct answer = 169
189
177
147

The cube of 6   ?
Correct answer = 216
224
220
232

The cube of 5   ?
Correct answer = 125
155
135
130

The cube of 4   ?
Correct answer = 64
48
66
68

The cube of 3   ?
Correct answer = 27
81
57
59

The cube of 7   ?
Correct answer =  343
257
329
377

10 per cent of the square of 4   ?
Correct answer =  1.6
3.2
16
32

50 per cent of the square of 12   ?
Correct answer =  72
36
48
76

200 per cent of the square of  3   ?
Correct answer =  18
16
12
22

150 per cent of the square of 6   ?
Correct answer =  54
44
66
99

110 per cent of the square of 5   ?
Correct answer =  27.5
27
30.5
75

Two thirds of 240   ?
Correct answer =  160
180
120
220

Four fifths of 500   ?
Correct answer =  400
200
450
550

Three quarters of 1200   ?
Correct answer =  900
600
1100
1050

Nine tenths of 200   ?
Correct answer =  180
160
120
185

Two thirds of 330   ?
Correct answer =  220
260
210
200

Half of the square root of 100   ?
Correct answer =  5
10
2
4

Half of the square root of 144   ?
Correct answer =  6
8
4.5
2

A third of the square root of 144   ?
Correct answer =  4
8
3
2

A third of the square root of  81   ?
Correct answer =  3
3.333'
6
9

A quarter of the square root of 36   ?
Correct answer =  1.5
1.75
2.5
1.25

What is 10 per cent of PI   ?
Correct answer =  3.14
31.4
0.314
314

What is 15 per cent of 200   ?
Correct answer =  30
60
33
66

What is 30 per cent of 550   ?
Correct answer =  165
185
125
65

What is 70 per cent of 50   ?
Correct answer =  35
55
25
15

What is 90 per cent of 90   ?
Correct answer =  81
79
66
56

37 plus 52 plus 106 minus 91   ?
Correct answer =  104
107
117
98

202 plus 14 minus 68 plus 5   ?
Correct answer =  153
133
143
163

5 plus 7 plus 8 plus 2 plus 9 plus 7 plus 12   ?
Correct answer =  50
51
52
48

12 minus 5 plus 15 minus 7 minus 8   ?
Correct answer =  7
0
3
-7

66 minus 9 plus 201 plus 5 minus 12   ?
Correct answer =  251
263
261
250

 (10 per cent of 500) / (25 per cent of 400)   ?
Correct answer =  0.5
0.25
0.6
0.8

 (20 per cent of 1200) / (15 per cent of 200)   ?
Correct answer =  8
6
5.5
1

 (60 per cent of 60) / (30 per cent of 120)   ?
Correct answer =  1
1.5
2
2.5

 (150 per cent of 150) / (10 per cent of 40)   ?
Correct answer =  56.25
54.5
50.5
48.5

 (200 per cent of 330) / (60 per cent of 120)   ?
Correct answer =  9.1666'
12
13
8.5

 (2.6 * 1.1) / (60 / 1.5)   ?
Correct answer =  0.0715
0.0666'
0.072
0.75

 (5.5 * 0.1) plus (5.5 * 0.2)   ?
Correct answer =  1.65
1.5
1.25
1.335

 (6.8 * 1.2) minus (3 / 1.5)   ?
Correct answer =  6.16
5.16
4.16
3.16

 (3.3 * 0.9) * (3 / 1.5)   ?
Correct answer =  5.94
5.92
4.55
4.2

 (8.8 / 1.1) minus (6.6 / 1.1)   ?
Correct answer =  2
2.2
2.1
1.8

3 squared * 2 cubed   ?
Correct answer =  72
66
68
64

4 cubed / 2 squared   ?
Correct answer =  16
8
12
18

5 squared / cube root of 125   ?
Correct answer =  5
15
25
10

6 cubed / 2 squared   ?
Correct answer =  54
81
66
52

Cube root of 27 * 6 squared   ?
Correct answer =  108
112
120
110

217 / 55   ?
Correct answer =  3.945
3.65
3.888'
3.75

311 /17   ?
Correct answer =  18.29
21.5
30.33'
17

262 / 18   ?
Correct answer =  14.555'
15.555'
16.555'
17.555'

614 / 16   ?
Correct answer =  38.375
36
38.5
34

28.10.08

Greek & Roman Gods (with alternative answers for Multiple Choice conversion)

Who was the King of the Gods ?
Correct answer = Jupiter / Zeus
Theseus
Charon
Hermes

Who was a winged horse of the Greek Gods ?
Correct answer = Pegasus
Dionysus
Jupiter / Zeus
Hermes

The Parthenon was dedicated to Pallas .... who ?
Correct answer = Athena
Pegasus
Theseus
Venus

Where did the Argonauts get their name from ?
Correct answer = Their ship
The town they gathered at
The war they fought in
Argonaut means Soldier

Which King was stabbed in his bath when he returned from the Trojan war ?
Correct answer = Agamemnon
Pallas
Artemis
Virgil

Who was the God of the Underworld ?
Correct answer = Pluto
Clytemnestra
Mercury
Jason

Who was the God of wine ?
Correct answer = Dionysus
Athena
Jupiter / Zeus
Agamemnon

Who was a one-eyed giant ?
Correct answer = Cyclope
Jason
Charon
Clytemnestra

Who was helped by Adriadne's thread ?
Correct answer = Theseus
Circe
Dionysus
Olympus

Which young prince found the golden fleece ?
Correct answer =  Jason
Athena
Dionysus
Artemis

Which part of Achilles body was vulnerable ?
Correct answer =  Heel
Knee
Neck
Chest

The Greek Gods lived on which mountain ?
Correct answer =  Olympus
Ararat
Thetis
Mons

Which mythical creature was half man and half horse ?
Correct answer =  Centaur
Minotaur
Bellerophon
Chimera

Who was the God's messenger ?
Correct answer =  Hermes
Hestia
Jason
Neptune

Who was the Goddess of love and beauty ?
Correct answer =  Aphrodite
Hestia
Diana
Helen

Who was Cupid's mother ?
Correct answer =  Venus
Clytemnestra
Helen
Thetis

Who carried the world on his shoulders ?
Correct answer =  Atlas
Olympus
Hestia
Pegasus

How many ships did Helen of Troy's face launch ?
Correct answer =  A thousand
Five hundred
A million
A dozen

Who turned Ulysses and his companions into pigs ?
Correct answer =  Circe
Jason
The Harpies
The Minotaur

Who was the ferryman who rowed the dead over the River Styx ?
Correct answer =  Charon
Ajax
Pluto
Atlas

Who was the God of the seas ?
Correct answer =  Neptune
Venus
Charon
Aphrodite

Who was King Agamemnon's wife ?
Correct answer =  Clytemnestra
Diana
Thetis
Artemis

Who was Achilles' mother ?
Correct answer =  Thetis
Helen
Medea
Circe

Who was Apollo's twin sister ?
Correct answer =  Artemis
Circe
Olympus
Venus

Who was the Goddess of the earth (home) ?
Correct answer =  Hestia
Pluto
Venus
Helen

Who was Jason's wife ?
Correct answer =  Medea
Clytemnestra
Dionysus
Narcissus

Who was the son of Zeus and Danae ?
Correct answer =  Perseus
Jason
Achilles
Atlas

Who killed the Medusa ?
Correct answer =  Perseus
Jason
Ulysses
Hector

What did the Medusa's stare turn you into ?
Correct answer =  Stone
A Pillar of Salt
A Pig
A Snake

What effect did Hades' helmet have on Perseus ?
Correct answer =  Invisibility
Blindness
Invulnerability
Made him fly

Who did Perseus marry ?
Correct answer =  Andromeda
Helen
Medea
The Medusa

What animal was the symbol of Athena ?
Correct answer =  Owl
Goat
Eagle
Snake

What type of creature was Medusa ?
Correct answer =  Gorgon
Harpy
Chimera
Centaur

What mortal did Athena have a weaving contest with ?
Correct answer =  Arachne
Helen
Hestia
Philomena

What creature sprang from drops of Medusa's blood ?
Correct answer =  Pegasus
A Dragon
The Hydra
Another Gorgon

Where did Zeus imprison the Titans ?
Correct answer =  Tartarus
Gaia
Hades
Mount Olympus

Which goddess was born fully formed from Zeus' head ?
Correct answer =  Athena
Demeter
Persephone
Aphrodite

Which creature does NOT have multiple heads ?
Correct answer =  Echidna
Cerberus
Typhon
Hydra

Which goddess was kidnapped by Hades ?
Correct answer =  Persephone
Demeter
Hestia
Aphrodite

Who guarded the entrance to the Underworld ?
Correct answer =  Cerberus
Siren
Chimera
Typhon

Who was the daughter of King Minos who helped Theseus ?
Correct answer =  Ariadne
Arachne
Andromeda
Artemis

Which Cyclopes who imprisoned Odysseus in a cave ?
Correct answer =  Polyphemus
Prometheus
Procrustes
Poseidon

Who stole fire from the gods ?
Correct answer =  Prometheus
Hector
Virgil
Odysseus

Which creature had the head of a lion and a goat ?
Correct answer =  Chimaera
Chelidon
Chariclo
Charila

Whose punishment was to endlessly roll a large stone up a hill ?
Correct answer =  Sisyphus
Sarpendon
Sthenelus
Salmoneus

Who, in the Illiad, slew the Chimera ?
Correct answer =  Bellerophon
Achilles
Hector
Agamemnon

Who was the Greek god of prophesy, music and healing ?
Correct answer =  Apollo
Hephhaestus
Demeter
Pan

King Midas was cursed so that everything he touched turned to ... ?
Correct answer =  Gold
Dust
Iron
Sand

Which god or goddess was responsible for agriculture ?
Correct answer =  Demeter
Zeus
Hera
Hades

Who was Daedalus' son ?
Correct answer =  Icarus
Jason
Philoctedes
Plato

Where was the Labyrinth containing the Minotaur ?
Correct answer =  Crete
Athens
Lesbos
Mikonos

How many 'Labours' did Hercules complete ?
Correct answer =  12
10
6
20

What was Hercules' last 'Labour' ?
Correct answer =  Capture Cerberus
Get Hippolyte's belt
Defeat the Cretan Bull
Kill the Hydra

Who was married to Odysseus ?
Correct answer =  Penelope
Hera
Helen
Diana

X-Files Quiz (with alternative answers for Multiple Choice conversion)

What shape were the U.F.O.s seen by Mulder in the episode 'Deep Throat' ?
Correct answer = Triangular
Disc shaped
Cuboid
Spheroid

How many episodes were in season one, including the pilot ?
Correct answer = 24
12
16
8

What is Mulder's middle name ?
Correct answer = William
Peter
Stephen
Carter

Which John Carpenter film inspired the first season episode 'Ice' ?
Correct answer = The Thing
Vampires
Dark Star
Assault on Precinct 13

To what did the episode title 'Fallen Angel' refer ?
Correct answer = A crashed UFO
A dark spirit
A guardian angel
A possessed nurse

What was contained within 'The Erlenmeyer Flask' ?
Correct answer = An alien foetus
The 'Oil'
Implant chips
A virus

Which first season episode was named after a Bobby Darin song ?
Correct answer = Beyond the Sea
Splish Splash
Dream Lover
Mack The Knife

Which episode did the shape-shifting killer, Tooms, make his comeback ?
Correct answer = Tooms
Stretch
Wetwired
Squeeze

Who shut down the X-Files investigations at the end of season one ?
Correct answer = Skinner
Mulder
Scully
Cancer Man

Of what was postal worker Ed Frunsch mortally afraid in the episode entitled 'Blood'?
Correct answer =  Blood
Elevators
Computers
Guns

What did Gillian Anderson do during the 2nd season episode 'Humbug' ?
Correct answer =  Eat a live insect
Swallow a sword
Accidentally shoot Duchovny
Break an arm

What was the name of the former FBI agent who abducted Scully early in season two ?
answer =  Duane Barry
Walter Skinner
Clyde Bruckman
Eve Stewart

Where had the insomniac soldiers of 'Sleepless' fought together ?
Correct answer =  Vietnam
Nicaragua
The Gulf
Bosnia

From how many episodes was Gillian Anderson absent due to her pregnancy ?
Correct answer =  1
3
5
None

What was the name of the vampire with whom Mulder slept in '3' ?
Correct answer =  Kristen
Alexa
Formosa
Celeste

What did the Church of the Red Museum strongly oppose ?
Correct answer =  Eating meat
Cars
Speaking
Singing

What fell from the sky in the episode 'Die Hand Die Verletzt' ?
Correct answer =  Toads
Rice
Worms
Birds

Who was Mulder surprised to meet in the 'Colony/End Game' two parter ?
Correct answer =  His grown-up sister
Cancer Man
His dead father
An alien

Who, or what, was 'F.Emasculata' in the episode of that title ?
Correct answer =  An insect
A Priest
A Cult
A virus

What could insurance salesman Clyde Bruckman's predict ?
Correct answer =  Death
The weather
Lottery draws
Illness

What Native American ritual cured Mulder at the start of season 3 ?
Correct answer =  The Blessing Way
The Animal Path
The Spirit Guide
The Honuhurma

What was Mulder's father's first name ?
Correct answer =  Bill
Peter
Carter
Owen

How many limbs is Gulf War veteran Leonard Trimble missing in 'The Walk' ?
Correct answer =  Four
Three
Two
One

What did the killer in '2Shy' look for in his female victims ?
Correct answer =  Obesity
Blond Hair
Blue Eyes
Long legs

What is a coprophage ?
Correct answer =  A cockroach
A Snake
A Virus
A Toad

What did Chinese immigrants trade for prizes in 'Hell Money' ?
Correct answer =  Their organs
Their souls
Their children
Their pets

What was the name of the book being written by Jose Chung with Scully's help ?
Correct answer =  From Outer Space
Alien Abduction
Taken
Close Encounters

Which game is Mulder forced to play in 'Pusher' ?
Correct answer =  Russian Roulette
Poker
Craps
Monopoly

What does the episode title 'Herrenvolk' translate to ?
Correct answer =  Master Race
Alien Visitor
The Shepherd
The Fisherman

What company employed Jerry Schnauz in 'Unruhe'?
Correct answer =  Iskendarian
Wolksward
Liltulty
Jensgards

In which episode does Scully utter the words 'Baa-ram-ewe' to some pigs ?
Correct answer =  Home
Teliko
Unruhe
Sanguinarium

According to Cancer Man, what were Mulders first word(s) ?
Correct answer =  JFK
Spooky
I believe
Alien

In which year did a mysterious rock crash in Tunguska, Siberia ?
Correct answer =  1908
1928
1988
1991

How does Agent Pendrell meet his death ?
Correct answer =  Shot in a bar
Drowned in a bath
Pushed off a building
Car crash

For which international organization does Marita Covarrubias work ?
Correct answer =  The UN
CAFOD
Red Cross
UNICEF

Which character supposedly writes spy novels under the pseudonym Raul Bloodworth ?
answer =  Cancer Man
Mulder
Skinner
Frohike

What connected each of the victims in 'Teliko' ?
Correct answer =  Their skin colour
Their gender
Their age
Their IQ

Who heals Mulder's mother in 'Herrenvolk'?
Correct answer =  The Bounty Hunter
Cancer man
Scully
Mulder

What illness does Mulder's mother suffer from in 'Talitha Cumi' ?
Correct answer =  A stroke
A heart attack
Cancer
The 'Oil' infection

Which character was shot and supposedly killed at the end of 'Redux II' ?
Correct answer =  Cancer man
Scully
Mulder
Skinner

In which year is 'Unusual Suspects' set ?
Correct answer =  1989
1939
1911
2021

Which fifth season episode was filmed entirely in black and white ?
Correct answer =  The Post-Modern Prometheus
Kitsunegari
All Souls
The End

What was the name of the little girl whom Scully believes to be her child ?
Correct answer =  Emily
Susan
Katie
Samantha

To which episode was 'Kitsunegari' a sequel ?
Correct answer =  Pusher
Tunguska
Folie A Deux
The Pine Bluff Variant

What was the name of the comic book in 'The Post-Modern Prometheus' ?
Correct answer =  The Great Mutato
Amazing Stories
Believe It or Not
Fantastic Tales

Which episode had a man who claimed his head might explode ?
Correct answer =  Drive
Detour
The Pine Bluff Variant
Triangle

Which famous writer penned the episode 'Chinga' ?
Correct answer =  Stephen King
James Herbert
William Peter Blatty
Richard Matheson

Which famous science fiction author wrote 'Kill Switch' ?
Correct answer =  William Gibson
Harlan Ellison
Isaac Asimov
Arthur C Clarke

What could the weatherman in 'The Rain King' do ?
Correct answer =  Change the weather
Predict the weather
See the future
Talk to ghosts

What happens on 'Monday' ?
Correct answer =  History repeats itself
Nothing
End of the world
Scully dies

Who wrote and directed the baseball-themed episode, 'The Unnatural' ?
Correct answer =  David Duchovny
Gillian Anderson
Mitch Pileggi
William B Davis

What is the name of the approaching hurricane in 'Agua Mala' ?
Correct answer =  Leroy
Justin
Lemuel
Stone

What is the name of John Doggett's son, abducted and murdered in 1997 ?
Correct answer =  Luke
Matthew
Mark
John

In which episode did Millennium's Frank Black make a guest appearance ?
Correct answer =  Millennium
Deadalive
First Person Shooter
Signs and Wonders

Trivia Quiztime

1. Derek Jacobi played the title role in a TV drama series as which Roman Emperor?
I Claudius
2. The BALBOA is the currency of which country?
Panama
3. In which book of the Bible did Moses die?
Deuteronomy
4. Which of the Kennedy brothers married Ethel Skakel?
Robert
5. Which band had a 1999 top ten single with "Moving"?
Supergrass
6. Bullace and Czar are varieties of which fruit?
Plum
7. From which continent did the guinea pig originate?
South America
8. What is a sleeper coach on a French train called?
Wagon Lit
9. Chaka, Dingaan and Cetawayo were leaders of which people?
The Zulus
10. Which Dawson's Creek actor was the star of the 1999 film Varsity Blues?
James Van Der Beek
11. Which Chinese city contains The Forbidden City?
Beijing
12. Which football team won the English 1997-98 Premier League and FA Cup double?
Arsenal
13. In which 1999 film did Billy Crystal play a psychiatrist treating a Mafia boss played by Robert de Niro?
Analyse This
14. Which country's currency is the BIRA?
Ethiopia
15. According to Greek mythology what was the drink of the Gods?
Nectar
16. What sort of seeds are used to flavour the Scandinavian drink Aquavit?
Caraway Seeds
17. In 1997, who became the first family group to reach number one with their debut single?
Hanson
18. Of what is the interjection "cor blimey" a corruption?
God blind me
19. What is the collective name for a group of woodpeckers?
A Descent
20. Where would you find a Merlon, a Casemate, a Scarp and a Curtain Wall?
Castle
21. What name is given to the short stout stick used by anglers to kill their catch?
A Priest
22. Who composed "Fingal's Cave"?
Mendelssohn
23. A black bull is the badge of which car company?
Lamborghini
24. What is, or was, the one word motto of IBM?
Think
25. Whose first top ten hit in 1954 was 'Bell Bottomed Blues'?
Alma Cogan
26. Which group had a hit in 1964 with "Have I The Right"?
The Honeycombs
27. Which car manufacturer makes a model called the Arosa?
Seat
28. Which modern screen actor had to change his name, as it was really Michael Douglas -clue - he kept his first name?
Michael Keaton
29. In which country was Paola the Queen?
Belgium
30. Who was lead singer with the original Seekers?
Judith Durham
31. Where would you find a woofer and a tweeter?
In a loudspeaker
32. What's the name of the so-called sport where people launch themselves off skyscrapers etc with parachutes?
Base Jumping
33. Which Hollywood legend's first film was Scudda-Hoo Scudda-Hay - made in 1947?
Marilyn Monroe
34. From which European language do the words Brandy, Coleslaw and Sloop derive?
Dutch
35. David McCallam & Joanna Lumley starred in which 70's TV series?
Sapphire & Steel
36. Where would you find your cervical vertebra?
In your neck
37. Who went straight to No 1 with their debut single C'est La Vie, in 1998?
B'Witched
38. Who invented the pneumatic tyre?
Dunlop
39. Where is a horse's hock?
Ankle
40. What is the game on which the game of Othello was based?
Reversi

Trivia Quiztime

1. What country was Hans Christian Andersen from?
Denmark
2. What ready-made object did Marcel Duchamp exhibit under the title 'Fountain'?
A Urinal
3. In Egyptian Mythology who was the Cat Goddess ?
Bast
4. What ingredient was removed from Coca-Cola in 1903?
Cocaine
5. Which line makes a diagonal pass across the Bering Sea?
The International Date Line
6. In Norse Mythology which God is said to guard the Bifrost Bridge ?
Heimdall
7. What colour does copper give to a firework?
Green
8. What composer wrote Symphony No.6, F-Major, 'The Pastoral'?
Ludwig Van Beethoven
9. What name is given to the architectural period from 1150 to 1550?
Gothic
10. The Ginko is a sacred tree found in the temple gardens of which culture ?
Chinese
11. What did the Aztecs cut off what they called the testicle tree?
Avocadoes
12. What California golf course is nicknamed 'Hogan's Alley'?
Riviera
13. What unusual property do the words FLOUR, TERN, and THIRSTY have in common?
Remove one letter from each word and they all spell a numeral:  Four Ten and Thirty
14. In which Dickens novel do Charley Bates, Noah Claypole and Mr Sowerberry appear?
Oliver Twist
15. Building of the world's largest Gothic cathedral, "The Duomo" began in 1386, and it took nearly five centuries to complete. Which city is "The Duomo" in ?
Milan
16. What musical instrument was invented by Bertolommeo Christofori in 1709 ?
Piano
17. Which volcano on the island of Honshu has inspired Japenese poets and artist for centuries ?
Mt Fuji
18. Which US state has the smallest population ?
Wyoming
19. Who is missing:  Peter, Susan, Edmund and....?
Lucy  -  The children from The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
20. What is it that when you take away the whole, you still have some left over?
WHOLESOME

21. Where do "Swiss Cheese" plants originally come from ?
Mexico
22. How many basic ballet positions are there?
5
23. Which West African country has Lome as its capital city ?
Togo
24. In Greek Mythology who was chained to a rock as a sacrifice to Cetus and rescued by Perseus ?
Andromedra
25. In which sport are there moves called Triffus, Miller and Rudolf?
Trampolining
26. Which american state has the blossom of the saguaro cactus as its official flower ?
Arizona
27. What Irish city is home of the Fairy Investigation Society?
Dublin
28. SQL is used to communicate with a database. What does SQL stand for?
Structured Query Language
29. What cartoon character is actually a Geococcyx Californianus?
Roadrunner
30. What nationality was the 16th century physician and chemist Paracelus ?
Swiss
31. With which metal was dentist Robert Atrhur the first to fill a cavity in 1855?
Gold
32. What was the sacred plant of the Incas ?
Sunflower
33. What sort of creature is a "Devil's Coach Horse" ?
Beetle
34. Who held a baby on his lap in a hotel lobby in 1966's 'Torn Curtain'?
Alfred Hitchcock
35. In Shakespeare's play "Richard III" what fruit does Richard comment that he saw growing in the garden of the Duke of Ely ?
Strawberries
36. Sound reflections that reach the ears more than 50 milliseconds after the original sound are called what ?
Echoes
37. What plant sometimes known as Poison Parsely, was used by the ancient Greeks to commit suicide, claiming the life of Socrates amongst others ?
Hemlock
38. What do rum, tequila, gin, vodka, triple sec, sweet and sour mix and a splash of cola make?
Long Island iced tea
39. Winston, Spartan, Crispin, Monarch, Liberty and Fiesta are all varieties of what ?
Apples
40. A man is asked what his daughters look like. He answers, "They are all blondes, but two, all brunettes, but two, and all redheads, but two." How many daughters did he have?
Three - One Blonde once Brunette and one Readhead

Trivia Quiztime

1. What is added to mineral water to make Tonic Water?
Quinine
2. Written in 1819 by Franz Schubert.Die Winterrise piano quintet op114 is commonly called what?
The Trout                                                                                
3. Exsanguination is the severe loss of what, Blood, Skin, hair or memory?
Blood
4. I ndian cuisine if you order the desert Kulfi what is it?
Ice Cream
5. How many decathlon events involve throwing?
Three
6. Who said " You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it", Maragret Thatcher, George Patton, Winston Churchill or WWF star The Rock?
Maragret Thatcher
7. What is the meaning of  the French culinary term Brouille?
Scrambled
8. What year did the Airship R101 crash in France ending all regular airship passenger services?
1930
9. A Philographist collects what?
Autographs
10. What sort of fruit is a Bartlett?
Pear
11. The Austra is the currency of which country, Austria, Australia Argentina, or Algeria?
Argentina
12. What do Princess Diana, Gina Lolobrigida, Elizabeth Taylor and Barbara Streisand have in common?
They all have roses named after them
13. Which country in the world has more borders with other countries tan anywhere else?
China
14. Who is the only person named ´Oscar´ to have won an Oscar award?
Oscar Hammerstein. (Sound of Music composer)
15. What do Spinks Auctioneers specialize in selling?
Coins and medals
16. Which group's music is featured in the film, 'Muriel's Wedding'?
Abba
17. Where in Britain would you find the Slaughter Stone and Heel Stone?
Stonehenge
18. Who played the part of Sir Lancelot Spratt in the 'Doctor' films?
James Robertson Justice
19. The 'London Leopards' play which sport?
Basketball
20. What do Britney Spears, Mel Gibson, Jerry Springer, Martin Sheen, Susan Sarandon, James Brown, Sting, Tony Blair, Sir Ian McKellen, Bill Clinton, George Bush and Jimmy Carter have in common?
They have all appeared as parodies on The Simpsons

21. If you had a car that was powered by a hydrogen fuel cell what would come out of the exhaust?
Steam - (accept water)
22. Tatiana Romanova is a character in which 'Bond' film?
From Russia With Love
23. Which ex-Birmingham window cleaner won a World Title in August 1992?
Nigel Mansell
24. What is the capital of Bermuda?
Hamilton
25. Which film musical was based on the Christopher Isherwood book Goodbye to Berlin?
Cabaret
26. Which fruit does 'Noble Rot' affect, Apples, Grapes, Pears, Strawberries or Banana's?
Grapes
27. Where would you see a Gnomon?
On a Sundial
28. The surface of which planet was mapped by the Magellan obiter between 1990 and 1994, Mars, Venus or Jupiter?
Venus
29. What was the name of the frame or pad, which extended a woman's skirt at the rear, as worn in the last century?
Bustle
30. Which fruit has the Latin name Citrus aurantifolia?
Lime
31. How many UK number one singles did the boy band "Take That" have?
Eight
32. Which 1970's film was the first to use Dolby Surround Sound?
Star Wars
33. In literature, what was the surname of Jacob and Wilhelm who wrote many fairy tales together?
(The brothers) Grimm
34. Which was the first country to have a public monorail system?
Japan
35. Pop star Mark McLoughlin is better known by what name?
Marti Pellow
36. Which plant gives the most food per acre, Banana, Wheat, Grape or Potato?
Banana
37. How much does the bar weigh before any weights are added onto it, 5, 10, 15 or 20 kilograms?
20Kg's
38. Which member of the Royal Family is a qualified car mechanic?
The Queen
39. What do London, Liverpool, Peterborough, Glasgow and Belfast have in common?
Passport offices
40. Which is the odd country out, Malta, France, India, Cyprus, Pakistan or England?
France the others all drive on the left

Name the 10 events that make up the Men's Decathlon?
100m sprint, Long Jump, Shot Putt, High Jump, 400m, 110m hurdles, Discus, pole-vault, Javelin & 1500m

TV Trivia

THE SITCOM SET
1 Which role in Only Fools and Horses has been played by Jamie Smith and Grant
Stevens?
2 Which member of The Goodies always wore a Union Jack waistcoat?
3 What is the name of Rene’s wife in Allo Allo?
4 Which sitcom’s theme tune is entitled Old Ned?
5 Who played the husband of Julia McKenzie in Fresh Fields?

SOAP SUDS
6 Who played Stanley Fairclough in Coronation Street in the 1960s?
7 Which British soap celebrated its 2000th edition in 1995 with an extended
episode?
8 Which soap character has been played by Todd Carty and David Scarboro?
9 Which 80s soap centred around the activities of the Mermaid boatyard?
10 Which Coronation Street character died in 1998 after being trapped in a
supermarket freezer?

A FAIR COP
11 What do the initials MIT stand for with regard to the spin-off from The Bill?
12 Who played the role of Chief Inspector Frank Haskins in The Sweeney?
13 In which fictional Lancashire town was Juliet Bravo set?
14 Which future Oscar winning actor played the role of PC Bob Steele in Z Cars?
15 Which city provides the setting of Homicide: Life on the Street?
 
ENTERTAINMENT USA
16 Which role did Priscilla Presley play in Dallas?
17 Which trio worked for Charles Townsend Associates?
18 In which series did Stringfellow Hawke pilot a hi-tech helicopter?
19 What was the name of the cab company in the US sitcom Taxi?
20 What is Chandler’s last name in Friends?

DYNAMIC DUOS
21 Which TV duo worked for Department S110?
22 At the 2004 British Soap Awards which Weatherfield characters were voted Best
Soap Duo?
23 Which married couple lived at 3100 Willow Pond Road?
24 Which two children of the Waltons had a first name beginning with E?
25 Which resident guests of Fawlty Towers were played by Gilly Flower and Renee
Roberts?

ANIMAL MAGIC
26 What is the name of Sonny Crockett’s pet alligator in Miami Vice?
27 What breed of parrot featured in the Monty Python dead parrot sketch?
28 What is the name of the tortoise in Bill and Ben?
29 Which TV series featured the time travelling character of Gary Sparrow?
30 Which TV series had the working title Dead Belgians Don’t Count?

SITCOM ANSWERS
1 Damien Trotter
2 Tim Brooke-Taylor
3 Edith
4 Steptoe and Son
5 Anton Rodgers

SOAP ANSWERS
6 Peter Noone
7 Emmerdale
8 Mark Fowler
9 Howard’s Way
10 Ann Malone

COP ANSWERS
11 Murder Investigation Team
12 Garfield Morgan
13 Hartley
14 Michael Caine
15 Baltimore

US SHOW ANSWERS
16 Jenna Wade
17 Charlie’s Angels
18 Airwolf
19 Sunshine Cabs
20 Bing

DUO ANSWERS
21 Dempsey & Makepeace
22 Roy and Hayley Cropper
23 Jennifer and Jonathan Hart in Hart to Hart
24 Elizabeth and Erin
25 Miss Tibbs and Miss Gatsby

ANIMAL ANSWERS
26 Elvis
27 Norwegian Blue
28 Old Slowcoach
29 Goodnight Sweetheart
30 Drop the Dead Donkey 

Where in the World

1 Which town in England is named after the number of trees on Tonbridge Road?
2 Cape Matapan is the southern mainland tip of which country?
3 In which country was the astronomer Copernicus born?
4 Gotland is the name of the largest island in which sea?
5 In an alphabetical list which state of Australia comes first?
6 Prospect, Central and Fort Washington are all the names of what in New York?
7 Which country accounts for approximately 50% of the west coast of South
America?
8 What is the capital of Tenerife?
9 Which cave inspired the Felix Mendelssohn composition the Hebrides Overture?
10 In which country was Salman Rushdie born?
11 Which town is associated with hydrated magnesium sulphate?
12 Which English county is home to a local government district called the Vale
of White Horse?
13 Which volcano has been referred to as the Lighthouse of Europe?
14 Which building was given to Henry VIII by Cardinal Thomas Wolsey?
15 In 1947, the Dead Sea scrolls were found in a cave close to which river?
16 What is made up of around 700 islands, the largest of which is called Andros?
17 Which city was built on and around the slopes of Mount Royal?
18 In which stately home was Winston Churchill born?
19 Which garden village was founded by Richard and George Cadbury in 1879?
20 Which European capital city stands on the River Aare?
21 In the USA, what is known as the Prairie State?
22 What does the suffix “sex” refer to with regard to place names such as
Middlesex?
23 Which European nation was known as Lusitania in Roman times?
24 Which US state was officially known as the Indian Territory in the 19th
century?
25 What is the largest and best known of the Society Islands?
26 Turkey shares its longest land border with which country?
27 A Bejan is an inhabitant of which island?
28 Which is the only state of the USA that lies south of the Tropic of Cancer?
29 What is Northern Island’s smallest county?
30 Which three countries did George W Bush refer to in 2001 as the axis of evil?
31 Benjamin Guinness was the first Lord Mayor of which city?
32 Which city celebrated its first Mardi Gras in February 1827?
33 The location that lies furthest from the sea in the British Isles lies in
which English county?
34 What is the most northerly capital city on mainland Europe?
35 In which building can one view a work of art entitled The Creation of Man?
36 What is the most northerly of the Channel Isles?
37 The capital of which country lies on the island of Java?
38 At which city do the Rivers Mississippi and Missouri meet?
39 What does 100 paise equate to?
40 Ben Nevis is part of which mountain range?

1 Sevenoaks
2 Greece
3 Poland
4 Baltic Sea
5 New South Wales
6 Parks
7 Chile
8 Santa Cruz
9 Fingal’s Cave
10 India
11 Epsom, ie Epsom salts
12 Oxfordshire
13 Stromboli
14 Hampton Court
15 River Jordan
16 Bahamas
17 Montreal
18 Blenheim Palace
19 Bourneville
20 Berne
21 Illinois
22 Saxon
23 Portugal
24 Oklahoma
25 Tahiti
26 Syria
27 Barbados
28 Hawaii
29 Armagh
30 Iran, Iraq, North Korea
31 Dublin
32 New Orleans
33 Derbyshire
34 Helsinki
35 Sistine Chapel
36 Alderney
37 Indonesia
38 St Louis
39 One rupee in India
40 Cairngorms

Who Said That?

1 Who during his Oscar acceptance speech said, “Give it up for Ray Charles and
his beautiful legacy”?
2 Who said the reason he got into pop was to, “Get rich, get famous, get laid”?
3 Which literary character’s first words upon waking up are usually, “What’s for
breakfast”?
4 Which TV character said, “Never eat more than you can lift”?
5 Which Shakespeare character said her husband was, “Too full of the milk of
human kindness”?
6 In 1966 who said, “They think it’s all over, it is now”?
7 Who said, “Genius is 99% perspiration, 1% inspiration”?
8 Who said, “The only thing I wear in bed is Chanel No 5”?
9 Which rock star said, “When you’re dead you’re made for life”?
10 In 1998 which politician said, “Let’s make it clear, I’m no babe”?
11 Which comedy actor said, “I knew Doris Day before she was a virgin”?
12 Which TV character said, “I am in the prime of my life. I am only 900 years
old”?
13 Who said,” I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman but I have the
heart and stomach of a king”?
14 Which film star after splitting from her husband said,” At least I can wear
high heels now”?
15 Which monarch said, “Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest”?
16 Which woman said, “One can never be too rich or too thin”?
17 Which fashion guru said, “A woman is only as old as her knee”?
18 Who was described by Joan Rivers as having, “Child bearing lips”?
19 Which sports star said, “When you’re as great as I am its hard to be humble”?
20 Which TV character said, “I’m not normally a religious man but if you’re up
there save me Superman”?
21 Which movie actress said, “Everything I have I owe to spaghetti”?
22 Which movie mogul said, “A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written
on”?
23 In the Merchant of Venice who said, “If you prick us do we not bleed”?
24 Who said, “I had a reputation for going missing. Miss England, Miss UK, Miss
World”?
25 Which film character said, “I wish we could chat longer but I’m having an old
friend for dinner”?
 
1 Jamie Foxx
2 Bob Geldof
3 Winnie the Pooh
4 Miss Piggy
5 Lady Macbeth
6 Kenneth Wolstenholme
7 Thomas Alva Edison
8 Marilyn Monroe
9 Jimi Hendrix
10 Anne Widdecombe
11 Groucho Marx
12 Dr Who
13 Elizabeth I
14 Nicole Kidman
15 Henry II
16 Wallis Simpson
17 Mary Quant
18 Mick Jagger
19 Muhammed Ali
20 Homer Simpson
21 Sophia Loren
22 Sam Goldwyn
23 Shylock
24 George Best
25 Hannibal Lecter

World War II Quiz

1. Which one of the following countries was a member of the Axis Powers?
Italy
Soviet Union
China
Argentina
2. A conference among Allied leaders at this site in 1944 composed the name "United Nations" for a post-war world organization.
Teheran
Bretton Woods
Dumbarton Oaks
San Francisco
3. In what year did Germany enter the League of Nations?
1939
1933
1926
1945
4. Who was the first allied soldier killed on D-Day?
John Howard
Jeff Mackenzie
William Paar
Den Brothridge
5. What American bomber was the first plane to fly twenty-five consecutive bombing missions?
Mother and Country
Val's Gal
Union Jack's Tin Can
Memphis Belle
6. What World War II movie portrays the D-day invasion from start to finish with an all-star cast?
From Here to Eternity
The Longest Day
Blitzkrieg
Patton
7. The most deadly air raids carried out by Allied strategic bombing forces were launched against what Axis City?
Hiroshima
Berlin
Tokyo
Dresden
8. Joseph Goebbels was born on October 29, 1897. Which of the following is NOT true?
He had a crippled foot due to a WW I injury.
He was shot by an SS guard at his own request
He was the Nazi propaganda leader.
His wife tried to divorce him because of his numerous affairs.
9. Known as The Desert Fox, what is the full name of Field Marshall Erwin Rommel?
Erwin Eugen Rommel
Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel
Erwin Eugene Hans Rommel
Erwin Johannes Rommel
10. As part of 'Operation Thunderclap' on February 13-15 1945, the RAF and US Airforce fire bombed a major German city into non-existence. What was the name of this city?
Dresden
Hamburg
Berlin
Munich
11. In what month and year did Anschluss take place?
March 1938
September 1936
March 1939
September 1939
12. On what date did the Allied invasion of France occur?
June 6, 1944
June 8, 1945
June 4, 1944
July 6, 1944
13. What was the name of the bomber that dropped the Atomic bomb on Hiroshima?
Enola
Alamo
Retribution
Enola Gay
14. What plane was known as the "Widow Maker"?
The B25
The Liberator
The Martin B26
The AT6
15. Who did not portray General George Patton in the movies?
Kirk Douglas
George C. Scott
John Wayne
George Kennedy
16. Any movie set that includes German soldiers in WW2 would be incomplete without the legendary MP-40, about how many real ones were actually made?
Fewer than 100 thousand
Roughly 2 million
Roughly 1 million
Exactly 500 thousand
17. When did Russian and British forces attack Iran?
September 11, 1942
Iran did not exist
August 25, 1941
Iran was not invaded
18. Who were the 'Big Four' at the Versailles Conference held in the Hall of Mirrors?
Woodrow Wilson, Georges Clemenceau, David Lloyed George and Vittorio Orlando
Neville Chamberlin, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini and Francisco Franco
Woodrow Wilson, Malcolm Faser, Georges Clemenceau and Winston Churchill
Douglas Haig, Leon Blum, Joseph Stalin and Che Guevara
19. What airplane was called "The Texan"?
The BT13
The AT6
The F4U
The B26
20. A Japanese plot to bomb Texas oilfields and then bomb major cities on the Eastern seaboard called for the cooperation of German U-boats and this type of Japanese long-range bomber, what type was that?
Kawanishi H8K
Nakajima G8N Renzan
Yokosuka D4Y Suisei
Mitsubishi G4M
21. Which U.S. Army unit holds the distinction of being the first U.S. ground troops to see combat in Asia during World War II?
11th Airborne Division
77th Infantry Division
24th Infantry Division
5307 Composite Group
22. What airplane did the "Flying Tigers" use in WWII?
The P40
The P47
The P32
The Harrier
23. Between what three countries was the ABC-1 agreement signed?
Great Britain, USA and France
Great Britain, Canada and France
Great Britain, Canada and USA
Great Britain, USA and USSR
24. Which of these Chinese cities suffered the rape and murder of hundreds of thousands of its residents by invading Japanese troops?
Nanking
Peking
Shanghai
Beijing
25. What was the name of the first submarine captured by the US Navy?
I-178
U-571
U-505
I-86
26. Which General was the commanding officer of the first Allied Troops to cross the Strait of Messina in the invasion of Italy?
Field Marshal Bernard L. Montgomery
Lt. General George S. Patton Jr.
Lt. General Frederick Browning
Maj. General Lucian Truscott
27. What American General, leaving the Phillipines, said, "I shall return"?
Mark Clark
Dwight Eisenhower
Douglas MacArthur
George Patton
28. Known as the "Road of Life," this frozen lake provided a vital source of supplies for those trapped within the city of Leningrad during the 900 day siege. What is the name of this lake?
Lake Pagoda
Lake Volga
Lake Ladoga
Lake Baikal
29. Which passenger liner was sunk within six hours of Great Britain's declaration of war on 3rd September 1939?
Lusitania
Athenia
Imo
Mont Blanc
30. France fell to the Nazis in
Six weeks
Three months
Six months
France never fell to the Nazis
31. Where was the famous 'Raid' that occured in France?
Dieppe
London
Paris
Lisbon
32. I was Inspector General of Fighters in the Luftwaffe, and at the age of 30 became the youngest General in the German Armed Forces.
Werner Molders
Adolf Galland
Hans Rudel
Erich Hartmann
33. When did Japan invade Manchuria?
1938
1931
1942
1935
34. The German Paratroopers needed a weapon that was lighter than the MG34/42, so an alternative was turned out, what was this?
MP42
FG42
GPMG41
SAW
35. Which of the following was not in the Latern Accord?
Vatican was to be its own state
The church will not condemn any actions that Mussolini takes
The church would run all schools
That Jews were not to be handed over to Germany
36. The U.S. Army had planned to invade this Japanese home island in November, 1945.
Honshu
Shikoku
Hokkaido
Kyushu
37. Hitler said, "it doesn't mean they will fight" when these two countries declared war on Germany after the invasion of Poland.
Great Britain and Belgium
France and Great Britain
Netherlands and France
Norway and Sweden
38. What was the initial code name for the operation involving the invasion of Northern Africa by the Allies?
Chevalier
Torch
Gymnast
Berber
Just wouldn't strike fear into the heart of a die-hard Nazi.
39. Who ordered the dropping of the atomic bombs on Japan?
Coolidge
Roosevelt
Truman
Hoover
40. Who had the first jet fighter in World War II?
The Americans
The Italians
The Germans
The British
41. Which of the following Nazis was Hitler's personal lawyer?
Martin Bormann
Klaus Barbie
Hans Frank
Alois Brunner
42. I started the war as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, after which I commanded all British Expeditionary Forces in France in 1940. Though I was responsible for withdrawing the Army so that it could be saved at Dunkirk, it was determined that I should move aside, and I held secondary posts for the remainder of the war.
Edmund Ironside
John Gort
John Dill
Alan Brooke
43. When did Japanese troops in Southeast Asia surrender?
September 12, 1945
September 10, 1945
September 11, 1945
September 13, 1945
44. In what year did Hitler re-militarise the Rhineland?
1939
1938
1936
1932
45. This officer headed the American occupation of Japan at the conclusion of the war in the Pacific.
James Doolittle
Curtis LeMay
Douglas MacArthur
Dwight D. Eisenhower
46. The Red Cross helped countless people during the war. On their service ribbon that the volunteers wear, what color stripe is for 500 hours of volunteer work?
Gold
Silver
White
They don't have a stripe
47. What is the name of the German U-Boat commander that succeeded in invading the British anchorage of Scapa Flow?
Gunther Prien
Wolfgang Luth
Otto Kretchmer
Hans-Gunther Lange
48. I was commander of the Vichy forces in North Africa at the time of the Allied landings in November 1942, which I enthusiastically supported, I then went on to command French forces in Italy, and became Chief of Staff following France's liberation.
Maxime Weygand
Philippe LeClerc
Thomas-Robert Bugeaud
Alphonse Juin
49. What was the nickname given to the U.S. Navy Battleship, USS Massachusetts?
Masses Fighter
Big Bertha
Big Mamie
Boston's Biggie
50. During World War II, which of the following was rationed first in the United States?
Sugar
Coffee
Soft cheese
Canned milk
51. Which of these Nazi leaders was not born in Germany?
Goebbels
Himmler
Hitler
Rommel
52. On what date did President Franklin Roosevelt die?
May 12, 1944
June 6, 1944
April 12, 1945
April 11, 1944
53. What happened on September 1, 1939?
German Invasion of Poland
Allied Invasion of Normandy
Japenese Bombing of Pearl Harbor
Battle of Britain Commences
54. What was the name of the ocean liner sunk by a German U-boat that helped bring the United States into WW II?
SS Lusitainia
SS New York
SS Erethusa
SS Athenia
55. How close did the Nazis come to Moscow before being turned back?
5 Miles
Artillery Range
7 Miles
A Sniper's Range
56. Which two countries were already at war when Germany invaded Poland?
Canada and USA
Japan and China
Italy and Ethiopia
Britain and Japan
57. What type of plane is the Studka?
Dive Bomber
Bomber
Fighter
Fighter- Bomber
58. In July of 1943, which U.S. Army was, "Born at sea and Baptized in Blood" (Hint: It was the first U.S. Army to see combat in Europe in World War II and its First Commanding General was Gen. George S. Patton Jr.)?
Fifth Army
First Army
Seventh Army
Third Army
59. Which of the following battleships did not sink at Pearl Harbor?
Arizona
Utah
Oklahoma
Nevada
60. In the Battle of El Alamein the British Eighth Army fired about 530,000 rounds of ammunition in 24 hours. About how many Howitzers did the Army use?
530
730
930
1030
61. The handles on Gen. Patton's pistols were made of what substance?
Rosewood
Pearl
Ivory
Elk Antler
62. In the summer of 1940 the German High Command drew up plans for the invasion of Britain. What was the code name for this operation?
Operation Sea Lion
Operation Walrus
Operation Seal
Operation Sea Leopard
63. Which of the following was the leader of Britain during the Second World War?
Clemenceau
Lloyd-George
Churchill
Wilson
64. Operation Barbarossa was the subtitle of Fuhrer Directive No. 21, the plan of attack on this country.
Norway
Soviet Union
Greece
France
65. Which U.S. Army Division made the greatest advances inland from the beaches on D-Day June 6, 1944?
1st Infantry Division
4th Infantry Division
2nd Infantry Division
29th Infantry Division
66. A formal peace treaty between most of the victorious Allies and Japan came into force in this year.
1955
1947
1952
1949
67. I commanded the 62nd Army at the Battle of Stalingrad, and went on to accept the surrender of the city of Berlin.
Pavel Rybalko
Ivan Chernyakhovsky
Vasily Chuikov
Alexander Klubov
68. How many seats did the Nazi Party gain in the Reichstag in the March 1933 elections in Germany?
288
196
107
169
69. In what year was the Treaty of Rapallo signed between Germany and the Soviet Union?
1922
1939
1919
1926
70. Intrepid was the code name of the head of the British intelligence network. Who was he?
Sir Lawrence Olivier
Sir Conan Doyle
Sir Arthur Scott
Sir William Stephenson
71. The primary work horse of the British Royal Air Force Bomber Command after 1943 was what type of bomber?
Lancaster
Halifax
Stirling
Blenheim
72. Japanese wartime document described this island as "the fork in the road which leads to victory for them or for us."
Guadalcanal
Okinawa
Iwo Jima
Midway
73. The Spanish Blue Division obtained a world record for what during the Second World War?
Most Casualties
Longest March
Farthest from home Town
Largest percent POW
74. Which of the following was a Nazi extermination camp?
St. Helena
Andersonville
Auschwitz
Berlin
75. What were "Fat Man" and "Little Boy"?
Battleships
Nuclear Bombs
Bombers
Submarines
76. What is a "Sonderkommando"?
Concentration camp prisoner
Romanian commando
German commando
SS special forces
77. Which was not a designation for a World War II aircraft carrier?
CV
CVE
CVP
CVA
78. What was the nickname of General George S.Patton?
Old Blood and Guts
Old Blood and Glory
Old Glory Guts
Old Blood and Gore
79. What Bridge was an important factor in the success of D-Day?
Antwerp
La Ponde du Marie
Calais
Pegasus
80. What term was given to deserted Russian POWs working for the Germans?
Russkies
Hiwis
Tongues
Traitors
81. Only 3 men of a crew of 1,420 survived the sudden explosion of this British ship, engaged in a battle with the German warship 'Bismarck' on May 24th, 1941?
HMS Suffolk
HMS Prince of Wales
HMS Norfolk
HMS Hood
82. What was the nickname of the Grumman F6F fighter plane?
Spitfire
Hellcat
Butcherbird
Avenger
83. What was the code name of the operation for the invasion of Sicily in 1943?
Operation Torch
Operation Husky
Operation Goodwood
Operation Dragoon
84. Which battle below took place near a spot known as Lunga Point?
Pearl Harbor
Leyte Gulf
Guadalcanal
Iwo Jima
85. On D-Day, which beach did the Canadians come ashore on?
Omaha
Sword
Juno
Utah
86. This is the third highest award given by the US for heroism...
The Bronze Star
The Medal Of Valor
The Distinguished Service Cross
The Silver Star
87. Who of the following was not recognized as a General of the Army (5 Star)?
MacArthur
Patton
Eisenhower
Marshall
88. What airplane was called "The Gooney Bird"?
The B17
The C47
The Corsair
The C46
89. On what date was the Treaty of Versailles signed?
June 28, 1918
November 28, 1918
July 28, 1919
June 28, 1919
90. Which one of the following did not serve in the army?
Robert Mitchum
Al Hirt
Tony Curtis
Steve Allen
91. In 1941, during Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union, the Russians introduced this tank. It was more than a match for German armor.
T-62
T-34
T-72
T-51
92. The Munich agreement ceded what to Germany?
Upper Silesia
The Sudetenland
Alsace-Lorraine
Czechoslovakia
93. The 'Fighting Lady' was the nickname of the...
USS Saratoga
USS Lexington
USS Yorktown
USS Bunker Hill
94. What country came up with the defence known as 'The Maginot Line'?
France
Russia
Italy
Belgium
95. President Franklin Roosevelt had a country house, What was the original name given it?
Bridge Court
Hot Springs
Warm Springs
Franklins Palace
96. Hitler promoted this Nazi to the rank of Commander and Chief of the German Navy only to charge him of incompetence later on in 1943. Who was he?
Erich Raeder
Alfred Jodl
Karl Doenitz
Franz Von Pappen
97. After fierce fighting, United States Marines captured this heavily fortified island in March, 1945.
Okinawa
Guadalcanal
Iwo Jima
Palau
98. What do each of the following have in common: Konstantin von Neurath, Reinhard Heydrich, and Karl Herman Frank?
They have nothing in common.
They succeeded each other as Reich Protector of Bohemia-Moravia.
They co-authored the Wannsee Conference proposal that lead to the final solution.
They were all awarded the Knight's Cross with oakleaves eventhough none of them ever saw combat.
99. How many beaches were earmarked for the invading Allied troops on D-Day?
Five
Six
Four
Three
100. Stalin was evacuated from Moscow on the eve of the German invasion of the city.
True
False
101. What was the only U.S. Submarine to sink a enemy battleship in World War II?
USS Batfish SS-310
USS Sealion II SS-315
USS Perch SS-313
USS Tang SS-306
102. What was the code name for the first US operation in the war against Germany?
Operation Anzio
Operation Torch
Operation Overlord
Operation Cobra
103. The air attack on Amiens Prison by the RAF to release resistance prisoners held there by the Germans occurred on 8th Febuary 1944. What was the code name of that operation?
Operation Spring
Operation Jericho
Operation Mickey Finn
Operation Plunder
104. Who was the Commanding General of the German forces in France on 6 June 1944 D-Day?
Gen. Alfred Jodl
Gen. Gerd von Rundstedt
Gen. Erwin Rommel
Gen. Wilhelm Keitel
105. What Luftwaffe General had overall command of German ground troops in Italy during most of the fighting on the Italian mainland in WWII?
Kesselring
Model
Rommel
Keitel
106. What organization was formed in the 1920's that the United States did not join due to its policy of isolationism?
United Nations
League of Nations
Geneva Convention
World Trade Organization
107. The American 3rd Armored Division was led by what high ranking Jewish General?
Gen. Maxwell Taylor
Gen. Walter Krueger
Brig. Gen. Merryl
Maj. Gen. Maurice Rose
108. In Auchwitz, what was the name of the doctor who is known for his nauseating experiments on the inmates?
Josef Goebbels
Josef Mengele
Josef Bechel
Horst Heinz Stramm
109. What was called "The Texas Army" in WW II?
The 45th Infantry Division
The 2nd Infantry Division
The Timberwolf Division
The 36th Infantry Division
110. Which German battleship spent much of the war lurking in a Norwegian fjord, posing a threat to Allied shipping which caused it to be the object much attention?
Bismarck
Tirpitz
Graf Spee
Scharnhorst
111. Stalin adopted a more lenient outlook toward the Russian Orthodox Church as part of his new emphasis on nationalism and defense of Mother Russia as a means of galvanizing the people around the Soviet war effort.
True
False
112. What was the name of the decisive naval battle, in June 1942, that saw the destruction of a major part of the Japanese fleet?
The Battle of Guadalcanal
The Battle of Midway
The Battle of the Coral Sea
The Battle of Okinawa
113. What was the German code name for the summer offensive against Russia in 1941?
Operation Barbarossa
Operation Danube
Operation Cossack
Operation Bismark
114. Which of the following was one of few bright moments in the early Soviet War effort?
The large scale relocation of major industry prior to German occupation.
Victory at the Battle of Dneper.
The abandonment of a centrally planned economy.
The ending of the collectivization of agriculture.
115. The German word 'panzer' means...
Tank
Armored
Motorized
Steel
116. What German battleship was destroyed by the ships HMS Exeter, HMS Ajax, and HMS Achilles?
Prinz Eugen
Bismarck
Graf Spee
Scharnhorst
117. What happened on December 7, 1941?
Japenese Bombing of Pearl Harbor
Allied Invasion of Normandy
Allied Victory Over Nazi's
Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima
118. The introduction of what long-range fighter enabled US bombers to penetrate deep into Germany during the final years of the Strategic Bombing Campaign?
Spitfire
P-38
P-51
P-40
119. What was the name of the Christmas Cards sent out by King George VI of England in 1940?
Blitzmas Cards
Peace Next Christmas
London Greetings
Buckingham Greetings
120. The Japanese emperor during World War II was
Hirohito
Hiroshima
Hiromatsu
Tojo
121. Who was the American Vice-President when the U.S. entered World War Two in December 1941?
Henry A. Wallace
John N. Garner
Harry S. Truman
Alben W. Barkley
122. Who wrote the post-WWII book 'Panzer Leader'?
Heinz Guderian
Paul Hausser
Erwin Romel
Friedrich Von Paulus
123. A key Pacific battle which gave the United States naval supremacy against Japan:
Coral Sea
Midway
Leyte Gulf
Gulf of Tonkin
124. What happened to Mussolini after he was dismissed by the Grand Fascist Council in July 1943?
He was put on trial, but died before the trial ended
He was held in custody till the end of WWII then tried at Nuremberg
He was kidnapped by Italian anti-Fascist guerrillas
He was kidnapped by the SS and made head of a new Nazi puppet state in Northern Italy
125. German aircraft pounded this island throughout 1941, but it did not fall under the onslaught.
Sardinia
Corsica
Malta
Crete
126. Who was the top American Ace to shoot down the most enemy planes?
Richard Bong
Jay Robbins
Don Gentile
Jimmy Stewart
127. The Allies had a deception plan which included a phantom army near Dover, Commanded by Gen. George S. Patton. Name the operation?
Operation Chaos
Operation Alert
Operation Barrel Roll
Operation Fortitude
128. Name the city where the war trials were held after World War II:
London
Munich
Nuremburg
Paris
129. Albert Speer was what by trade?
A travelling salesman
An architect
A lawyer
An accountant
130. In August 1942, this officer took command of the British Eighth Army in North Africa.
Bernard Law Montgomery
Louis Mountbatten
Archibald Wavell
Bertram H. Ramsay
131. Which of the following was not Time magazine's "Man of the Year" during World War II?
Churchill
FDR
Stalin
Truman
132. Which famous article of the Treaty of Versailles stated that nations were to disarm "to a level that is consistent with national safety"?
Article 16
Article 8
"The disarmament white paper"
President Wilson's 14 points
133. When was Dwight D. Eisenhower promoted to the rank of 5 star General?
January 1945
November 1945
May 1945
December 1944
134. What was the name of the MOST decorated soldier of the Second World War?
Lt. Aaron Murray
Capt. Franklin Pierce
Lt. Audie Leon Murphy
Sgt. J.T. York
135. Cordell Hull, Anthony Eden, and V.M. Molotov all had a part in which one of the following events...
The Moscow Conference
Drafting the Murmansk Compromise
Signing of the Yalta Protocals
The Yakoff Agreement
136. What country developed (initially thought up) the Blitzkrieg tactic?
Britain
Germany
Italy
France
137. Who interrogated most German prisoners at Stalingrad?
Voronov
Dyatlenko
Suvorov
Beria
138. General Patton's dog was named
Franklin
Montgomery
Charlie
Willie
139. This fighter plane proved to be somewhat superior over the Messerschmitt 109, its counterpart over the skies of England.
Mustang
Spitfire
Lightning
Lancaster
140. Which of these Allies suffered the most military dead in World War II:
Britain
The Soviet Union
The United States
France
141. What American staff officer oversaw the plan to rebuild the war torn Western Europe?
Marshall
Patton
Bradly
Eisenhower
142. Which was the first U.S. Island outpost to fall to Japanese Forces in World War Two?
Midway
Kiska, an Aleutian Island
Wake Island
Guam
143. The code word "Orange" was used by the US to refer to...
A country, a plan, and a military rank
A country and a plan
A country and a military rank
A plan and a military rank
144. What German commander was known as the "Desert Fox"?
Rommel
Shloan
Hitler
Dnieper
145. This man was in command of the USS Hornet when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and was in command of the same ship on the Doolittle raid and at the battle for Midway. Who was he?
Raymond Spruance
Marc Mitscher
William Halsey
Frank Fletcher
146. What was the name of the fictitious unit 'commanded' by Gen. Patton as part of the deception plan executed prior to the invasion of Normandy?
First U.S. Army Group (FUSAG)
American Expeditionary Force (AEF)
Tenth US Fleet
Allied Liberation Force (ALF)
147. This man was Commander of Army Group A for the attack on France and Commander of Army Group South for the attack on Russia. Who was he?
Wilhelm Keitel
Fedor von Bock
Erwin Rommel
Karl von Rundstedt
148. About 1,400 Australian soldiers faced more than 4,000 Japanese troops in a defense of this location.
New Caledonia
Rabaul
Tulagi
Fiji
149. This officer replaced Joseph W. Stillwell as American commanding general of the China theater.
Douglas MacArthur
Alexander A. Vandegrift
John S. McCain
Albert C. Wedemeyer
150. Who commanded the Russian 62nd army?
Chuikov
Yeremenko
Rokossovsky
Vasilyev
151. What year did Mussolini and the Fascist Party in Italy come to power?
1922
1929
1933
1923
152. In June 1941, British Commonwealth troopers defeated French Vichy forces in this Middle Eastern country.
Jordan
Syria
Lebanon
Iraq
153. When did the U.S. Eighth Air Force bomb Berlin, Germany for the first time?
May 8, 1942
March 4, 1944
July 20, 1943
January 25, 1945
154. Which country was directly North of Germany that was taken over by the Nazis?
Britain
Poland
Austria
Denmark
155. This German officer was promoted to field marshal the day before he surrendered to the Russians at Stalingrad.
Wilhelm von Leeb
Franz Halder
Friedrich Paulus
Walter von Reichenau
156. What year did Adolf Hitler come to power in Germany?
1933
1939
1929
1934
157. What is the code name used by General Eisenhower's staff for his retreat outside of London?
Da de da
Tweedle de dum
Little Camp David
London Bridge
158. Though I was in the German Air Force, it was as commander of ground forces in Italy that I really made my mark. I slowed down the Allied advance so successfully that eventually I was promoted to command German forces in Western Europe.
Ernst Udet
Albrecht Kesselring
Hugo Sperrle
Erhard Milch
159. Who replaced General Lloyd Fredendall as Commander of the U.S. II Corps, in North Africa in 1943?
Gen. Omar Bradley
Gen. George S. Patton Jr
Gen. Mark Clark
Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower
160. Who was the Italian Dictator at the time of the war?
Tortellini
King Emmanual
Mussolini
Delmanio
161. What was the biggest tank battle of World War II?
Dunkirk
Leningrad
Kursk
Stalingrad
162. What was the date of the Munich Conference?
September 29-30, 1936
September 29-30, 1938
September 29-30, 1941
September 29-30, 1933
163. The massacre at Babi Yar in September of 1941 by German mobile killing squads (Einsatzgruppen) was the largest slaughter of Jews by these type of units in the Soviet Union.
True
False
164. Winston Churchill remarked, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few", after this action.
Dunkirk
Invasion of Normandy
Battle of Britain
Battle of Stalingrad
165. What general commanded the 3rd army in the Battle of the Bulge?
Omar Bradley
Mark Clark
Bernard Montgomery
George Patton
166. What German speaking region of Czechoslovakia did Hitler desire by the end of the 1930's?
Alsace
Bavaria
Lorraine
Sudetenland
167. After the May of 1945 surrender of Germany, Allied Policies included occupation, denazification, and demilitarization. Who was the U.S. Military Occupational Commander?
Gen. William Simpson
Gen. Lucius Clay
Gen. Courtney Hodges
Gen. Omar Bradley
168. Who was the only U.S. Navy Officer to be court-martialed for losing a ship in World War II?
Lt. Comdr. E. C. Burchett
Lt. Comdr. H. P. Black
Captain C. B. McVay
Captain L. C. Ramsey
169. Forces from what country captured Berlin on May 1, 1945?
United States
Soviet Union
England
France
170. It was for me that the plan for the invasion of France was named in 1940. In 1943 my reputation was made, when I almost pulled off the relief of Stalingrad, and then I pulled off the recapture of Kharkov.
Heinz Guderian
Franz Halder
Gunther von Kluge
Erich von Manstein
171. What Australian city was bombed more heavily than Pearl Harbor?
Sydney
Darwin
Melbourne
Perth
172. Many claim Midway as the first major US victory over the Japanese, but another naval battle a month earlier is claimed as very important as well, partly for supposedly saving Australia from the Japanese. In what sea did this earlier battle take place?
The Battle of the Coral Sea
The Battle of Okinawa
The Battle of Guadalcanal
The Battle of Wake Island
173. I was the commander of the USS Hornet in 1942 when it launched the Doolittle bombers, and then raced back to participate in the Battle of Midway. This battle proved to be the turning point in the war in the Pacific.
Raymond Spruance
William Halsey
Frank Fletcher
Marc Mitscher
174. How many U.S. carriers were sunk by Japanese air attacks at Pearl Harbor?
0
2
1
3
175. There were two surrender ceremonies to mark the end of World War II. In what city was the first ceremony held on May 7, 1945?
Berlin, Germany
Munich, Germany
Paris, France
Reims, France
176. Who was leader of the S.S.?
Hitler
Josef Heinz
Eichmann
Heinrich Himmler
177. I was Commander in Chief of the German Army at the outbreak of the war, but after the Army's failure to capture Moskow in 1941 I was dismissed and Hitler took over personal command of the Army.
Walter von Brauchitsch
Paul von Kleist
Walter von Reichenau
Wilhelm von Leeb
178. The siege of this Russian city was about half a year-long one, planned by Hitler.
Leningrad
Stalingrad
St. Petersburg
Moscow
179. Imperialism means which of the following?
Military build-up
Same thing as the Land-Lease Act
Staying out of foreign affairs
Expanding one's Empire
180. Toward the end of the war, Italian dictator Benito Mussolini was
Captured by U.S. troops and tried as a war criminal
Captured and shot by Italian partisans
Fled to Peru where he drowned years later while swimming
Exiled to Switzerland
181. In what year was the Treaty of Locarno signed?
1925
1922
1919
1929
182. What country did Hitler invade on September 1st, 1939, thereby triggering World War 2?
Poland
Luxembourg
France
Belgium
183. The Allies' drive toward Rome stalled for five months after an amphibious landing near this Italian city.
Salerno
Pisa
Naples
Anzio
184. Which one of these planes were responsible for the victory in the Battle of Britain?
Spitfire
Hellcat
P-51
Zero
185. When was the Nazi-Soviet Pact signed?
September 1, 1939
August 25, 1939
August 23, 1939
August 20, 1939
186. Between what three countries was the ABC-1 agreement signed?
Great Britain, USA and France
Great Britain, Canada and France
Great Britain, Canada and USA
Great Britain, USA and USSR
187. Which country laid smack in the middle of Germany's "Lebensraum", but remained neutral and basically untouched?
Romania
Liechtenstein
Yugoslavia
Switzerland
188. This Japanese officer suggested a plan for a surprise attack on the American naval base at Pearl Harbor.
Kiyohida Shima
Tomoyuki Yamashita
Hideki Tojo
Isoroku Yamamoto
189. What event ensured that Hitler would be dictator of Germany?
The Battle of Britain
The Reichstag Fire
Anschluss with Austria
The boycott on Jewish shops
190. What did the Locarno Treaty guarantee?
France's willingness allow German troops into the Rhineland
Germany's Eastern Borders as set out in the Versailles Treaty
Germany's Western Borders as set out in the Versaillies Treaty
Gemany's willingness to admit that she caused WWI
191. What did Hedy Lamarr, the movie actress do to help toward the war effort?
Spent more time entertaining troops than Bob Hope
Sold the most War Bonds
Made more war movies than any other actress
She co-invented a torpedo guidence sysytem, that was approved but not used
192. Which of these cities was NOT destroyed by bombing during World War II?
Dresden
Athens
Nagasaki
Hiroshima
193. What was the name of the city that was given international status at the end of WWI and was the center of the infamous Polish Corridor?
Moscow
Danzig
Berlin
London
194. Approximately how many troops did the Russians surround in the 'kessel'
290,000
1,000,000
40,000
100,000
195. What was the name of the Admiral who was in overall command of the Imperial Japanese Navy?
Isoruku Yamamoto
Kiyohide Shima
Shoji Nishimura
Admiral Tojo
196. What French premier accompanied British Prime Minister Chamberlain to a late 1930's conference with Hitler that has today become famous for the appeasement issue?
Foche
Richard
De Gaulle
Daladier
197. This South American country declared war on Germany less than two months before the end of hostilities in Europe.
Argentina
Chile
Paraguay
Brazil
198. Robert Kennedy joined the U.S. Navy in WWII and served on the destroyer _______ .
USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.
USS Reuben James
USS Monaghan
USS Allen M. Sumner
199. After the Yalta conference, many critics call what a "sell-out"?
Allowing Germany to build up
No free Poland
Sending help to Japan's economy
Allowing Stalin to help China
200. Approximately how many total casualties did the US suffer in WWII?
1,216,000
1,650,000
2,050,000
2,100,000
201. Audie Murphy was awarded the Medal of Honor, Silver Star, Distinguished Service Cross, and Croix de Guerre amongst other awards. How many Purple Hearts did he receive?
1
2
3
4
202. What German battleship sank the HMS Hood, the jewel of the British Fleet?
Bismark
Prince Eugene
Tirpitz
Graf Spee
203. What was the name of the only German Aircraft Carrier that was laid down but never completed?
Graf Spee
Graf Zepplin
Admiral Hipper
Admiral Tirpitz
204. With respect to the initial assault strength and extent of the landing area, which invasion below was the largest of the war?
Overlord - the invasion of Normandy
Husky - the invasion of Sicily
Iceberg - the invasion of Okinawa
Torch - the invasion of Northwest Africa
205. What island battle has been immortalized through a picture of the flag-raising on Mt. Suribachi?
Iwo Jima
Midway
Okinawa
Guadalcanal
206. What was the battle called that saved Britain from the hands of Hitler?
Battle of English Channel
Battle of the Bulge
Battle of Britain
Battle of Midway
207. What was the code name for the invasion of Africa?
Operation Overlord
Operation Anvil
Operation Avalanche
Operation Torch
208. Which of the following was not a concentration camp during WW2?
Tremblinka
Bearkenau
Aushwitz
Elishwitz
209. What is a Horsa?
Light tank
Assault glider
Landing craft
British bomber
210. After WWII ended in 1945, victorious Russia and American intelligence teams began a treasure hunt throughout occupied Germany for Military and Scientific booty. What was the Code Name for this Operation?
Operation Totalize
Operation Spring
Operation Paperclip
Operation Plunder
211. What is the middle name of General George S. Patton Jr.?
Sonny
Samuel
Smith
Stephen
212. What was the allied code name for the Island of Guadalcanal in World War II?
Cactus
Bird Island
Wildflower
Excelsior
213. What country did the Mosquito belong too?
Italy
Great Britain
United States
Russia
214. How many submarines did the U.S. Navy lose in World War II?
44
38
29
52
215. What battle did the Allies lose on February 27, 1942?
Midway
Java Sea
Corregidor
Manila
216. Which Allied invasion beaches were code name Cent, Dime and Joss?
North Africa (Operation Torch)
Sicily (Operation Husky)
Normandy (Operation Overlord)
Southern France (Operation Dragoon)
217. This European country was annexed by Germany in 1938.
Poland
Belgium
Soviet Union
Austria
218. Adolf Eichmann became an SS Lieutenant-Colonel during WWII. Which of the is NOT true concerning Eichmann?
Eichmann escaped to Argentina after the war where he died in 1961.
Prior to the war, he worked as a travelling salesman.
Eichmann was Chief of the Jewish Office of the Gestapo.
Eichmann's office was the headquarters for the 'Final Solution' which he was to implement.
219. What Nazi party member flew to Scotland in 1941?
Josef Goebbels
Hermann Goering
Rudolf Hess
Schindler
220. What Nazi party member saved 1,100 Jewish people by giving them work in his factory, named D.E.F.?
Rommel
Oskar Schindler
Rudolf Hess
Hermann Goering
221. What was the name of the first jet propelled fighter to fight in WW II?
Fokker-265
Me-336
Me-262
Junkers-47
222. What was the name of the B17 in which Clark Gable flew a mission over Europe in?
Air 21
Rhett 2
Big Flier
8-Ball
223. What is the name of the Canadian city that held a main harbor for the transportation of goods to England?
Victoria
St. John's
Halifax
St. John
224. On September 7 1939, French Army forces invaded Germany from the West. What was the operation code name for this invasion?
Operation Coronet
Operation Epson
Operation Saar
Operation Baytown
225. The special American force known as Merrill's Marauders gained fame fighting where?
Philippines
Malaysia
Okinawa
Burma
226. Many claim Midway as the first major US victory over the Japanese, but another naval battle a month earlier is claimed as very important as well, partly for supposedly saving Australia from the Japanese. In what sea did this earlier battle take place?
The Battle of the Coral Sea
The Battle of Okinawa
The Battle of Guadalcanal
The Battle of Wake Island
227. What was the approximate dollar value of the material the US gave to Britain through the Lend-Lease program?
700 Million
30 Billion
10 Billion
100 Billion
228. Who was F. D. Roosevelt's U.S. Army chief of staff?
Henry Harley Arnold
Dwight David Eisenhower
George Catlett Marshall
Omar Nelson Bradley
229. What type of British naval aircraft hit the Bismark in its rudder with a torpedo, thereby crippling it?
Swordfish
Hurricane
Spitfire
Typhoon
230. What was the Kellogg-Briand Pact?
An economic plan to get Italy out of the Great Depression
An agreement reached between US Secretary of State, Kellogg, and French Foriegn Minister, Briand agr
A document that renounced war as a means of national policy
A pact that was made between Fascist Powers in Europe to invade the USSR
231. The Battle of the Coral Sea took place because...
US and Japanese forces ran into each other by accident.
The allies were trying to prevent an invasion of Port Moresby.
The British insisted that the US join them in achieving a much needed victory in the Pacific.
The Japanese knew from message intercepts that the US fleet would be in the Coral Sea.
232. What was "Axis Sally's" real name?
Anna Berg
Mildred Gillars
Hildegarde Von Eichman
Jane Bartlett
233. I was in command of the United States Pacific Fleet when it was attacked at Pearl Harbor, and was removed from command almost immediately afterwards.
Husband Kimmel
Fred Sherman
William Leahy
Conrad Helfrich
234. Which U.S. Army General was the first choice to be Commander of American forces in Europe?
Lt. General Frank M. Andrews
Lt. General Mark Clark
Lt. General Omar N. Bradley
Lt. General George S. Patton Jr.
235. This famous order, issued by Stalin, declared that any Soviet soldier who allowed themselves to be captured by the enemy was to be considered an enemy of the state. Family members were to be arrested also. What was the order?
Order 43
Order 270
Order 95
Order 327
236. What is the name of the TOP flying ace of the Second World War?
Gerhard Barkhorn
Erich Hartmann
Gunther Rall
Otto Kittel
237. What country did Canada liberate?
Germany
The Netherlands
France
Portugal
238. When and where was Hermann Goering born?
May 14, 1896 in Hamburg, Germany
January 12, 1893 in Rosenheim, Germany
January 17, 1893 in Essen, Germany
February 17, 1891 in Bonn, Germany
239. What officer was the supreme commander in the Pacific theatre?
Admiral Chester Nimitz
General Douglas MacArthur
Admiral Halsey
General Patton
240. Which of these WWII participants did not figure into the splitting of post WWII Germany?
Italy
United States
Britain
Russia
241. The American atomic bomb development program was nicknamed:
The Philadelphia Experiment
The Oppenheimer Project
The Starshell Program
The Manhattan Project
242. This German tank was the heaviest of the war:
Panzer Mk. IV
Elefant
Hummel
Tiger II
243. What airplane was called "The Black Widow"?
The ME109hk
The Mosquitto
The P61
The JU88
244. Who was the first non-Chinese General ever to be in command of Chinese troops?
Lt. General Daniel I. Sultan
Lt. General Joseph W. Stilwell
General Albert C. Wedemeyer
Maj. General Patrick J. Hurley
245. Which of the following was not a bomber?
B-17
B-29
P-51
B-24
246. What was the first battle that the US and the British participated together in?
Anzio
Kasserine
Mareth Line
Torch
247. What French coastal city was the target of a disastrous commando raid by Canadian troops during the build-up to the invasion of Normandy?
Dunkirk
Brest
Dieppe
Cherbourg
248. What tactic was used by the US in the Pacific Campaign?
Seek and Destroy
Command and Conquer
Nuclear War
Island Jumping
249. From July 1942 to January 1943 Australian troops fought a bloody battle against the Japanese along a muddy jungle trail that tranversed the highlands of New Guinea. What was the name of this trail?
The Konyoda Trail
The Kodak Trail
The Kokoda Trail
The Kodiak Trail
250. What was the final fate of the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga?
Sunk in nuclear bomb test at Bikini Atoll
Sunk at Guadalcanal
Sunk by Japanese aircraft in the Battle of Wake Island
De-commisioned August 13, 1956
251. What was the alliance the France made with Czechoslovakia, Romania and Yugoslavia in 1921 called?
Le Secure
The Quadruple Edged sword
The Little Entente
The Axis alliance
252. What was the code name for the massive US air-ground operation which led to the break out from the beach heads at Normandy?
Operation Overlord
Operation Moselle
Operation Muesse
Operation Cobra
253. What was the name of the German propoganda broadcaster?
Frankfurt Frannie
Wartburg Wilma
Berlin Barbie
Berlin Betty
254. In the D-Day landings, what landing beach made the least progress on the first day?
Utah
Gold
Sword
Omaha
255. What was the code name for the allied assault on Arnhem in the Netherlands on September 17th, 1944, depicted in the movie 'A Bridge Too Far'?
Operation Bridgehead
Operation Flying Fox
Operation Ulysses
Operation Market Garden
256. What was the German objective (city) of the 1942 summer offensive?
Leningrad
Rostov
Moscow
Stalingrad
257. This Soviet general led the West Front counterattack against German troops arrayed against Moscow.
Georgi K. Zhukov
Alexsandr M. Vasilevski
Semyon Timoshenko
Konstantin K. Rokossovski
258. What was 'Operation Millenium'?
1st.bombing of the Ploesti oilfields
Invasion of Italy
The first 1,000 bomber raid
Invasion of Germany
259. Who was not a Vice President of Franklin Roosevelt?
Al Smith
Harry Truman
John Garner
Henry Wallace
260. What was the last country to surrender?
Italy
United States
Japan
Germany
261. What year did Japan invade Manchuria?
1943
1939
1931
1941
262. Who was the German Commando who rescued Mussolini from the Badglio Government on September 12, 1943?
SS Colonel Otto Gunsche
SS Major Otto Skorzeny
Colonel Bernhard Ramcke
Major Werner Pluskat
263. Which General lead a successful secret mission by submarine, to gain the cooperation of Vichy French officials, for the Allied invasion of North Africa?
Gen. Omar Bradley
Gen. Mark Clark
Gen. Matthew Ridgway
Gen. George S. Patton Jr.
264. Hopelessly outnumbered Canadian troops surrendered this Crown Colony to the Japanese on Chrismas Day 1941:
Guadalcanal
Singapore
Hong Kong
Malaysia
265. What was the name of the American general who captured Rome two days before D-Day?
George Patton
Omar Bradley
Bernard Montgomery
Mark Clark
266. Which was not part of the phonetic alphabet during World War II?
Dog
Able
Brandy
Charlie
267. What was the longest battle of WWII?
Midway
Kursk
Battle of the Bulge
Battle of the Atlantic
268. Who was the propoganda minister for Hitler?
Stalin
Goebbels
Lenin
Von Rundtead
269. What does the word Blitzkrieg mean?
Lighting War
A.A. gun type
German invasion plan
Flack Jacket
270. This German general surrendered to the Allies on May 7, 1945, this signaling the end of hostilities in Europe.
Alfred Jodl
Gerd von Rundstedt
Albert Kesselring
Heinrich Himmler
271. Which of these conferences occured in 1943?
Cairo
Tehran
Munich
Yalta
272. What German ship was lost in the Battle of the River Plate?
Hipper
Admiral Graf Spee
Deutschland
Bismark
273. What small port on the English Channel was the site of the evacuation of most of the British Expeditionary Force in 1940?
Omaha Beach
Dunkirk
Cherbourg
Calais
274. What was the name of the first "post Dreadnaught" Battleship in the U.S.Navy?
USS Maine
USS Indiana
USS Texas
USS Arkansas
275. Chester Nimitz, son of Admiral Chester Nimitz commanded what submarine?
USS-S-28
USS Bonefish
USS Haddo
USS Barbel
276. Nickname given to newscaster H. V. Kaltenborn.
Voice of Hope
Kalty's voice
Voice of Doom
The baritone
277. Mussolini signed which of these pacts?
Paris Peace Treaty
Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
Treaty of Rapallo
Lateran Accord
278. The first Series E Defense Bond was sold on:
January 1, 1942
June 6, 1942
December 26, 1941
May 1, 1941
279. What country did the Tiger tank belong too?
France
Japan
Germany
Italy
280. What was the name of the highway routed through Canada to Alaska in response to the Japanese seizing several of the Aleutian islands?
Aleutian Military Highway
Alcan Military Highway
Canadian Military Highway
Alaska-Canada Military Highway
281. What would WW2 be without John Wayne? How many WW2 movies did he star in between 1942 and 1966?
25
14
17
30
282. What was the name of the massive Soviet summer offensive of 1944?
Operation Bagration
Operation Typhoon
Operation Spark
Operation Whirlwind
283. The Abraham Lincoln Brigade fought in the
Spanish Civil War
The Battle of the Bulge
The Battle of the Marne
The Battle of Britian
284. During WW2 three short and one long note was used as a code signal for V for Victory. From what musical work did this come from?
Mozart's "Magic Flute"
Beethoven's"5th Symphony"
Haydn's "Surprise Symphony"
Handel's "Music for the Royal Fireworks"
285. What policy did the USA follow during the first part of the Second World War?
Internationalism
Isolationism
Militarism
Marxism
286. Which statement below is true about the US 13th Airborne Division's service in Europe?
They were the only airborne division in Europe made up entirely of African Americans.
They suffered 90 percent casulties after walking into an ambush at the Hurtgen Forest.
They were the only American division in Europe that never saw action.
They were dropped behind the Rhine to secure the Remagen bridgehead.
287. What was the name of the pivotal Naval battle fought between the USA and Japan off the north east coast of Australia in May 1942?
The Battle of Guadalcanal
The Battle of Midway
The Battle of the Coral Sea
The Battle of Okinawa
288. What was the name of the US navy's first Aircraft Carrier?
USS Langley
USS Hornet
USS Enterprise
USS Saratoga
289. What was the name of the US warship upon which the final Japanese surrender was accepted, on September 2nd, 1945?
USS Missouri
USS Yorktown
USS Enterprise
USS Hornet
290. On September 8th, 1943 General Mark Clark led the US 5th Army on this invasion of the Italian Mainland, code named?
Operation Alpine
Operation Kestral
Operation Austral
Operation Avalanche
291. What future U.S. President was shot down as a U.S. Navy pilot over Iwo Jima and rescued by submarine?
Lyndon B. Johnson
Gerald R. Ford
Jimmy Carter
George H. W. Bush
292. What battle resulted in the largest battle loss by the British in wartime history?
Operation Marketgarden
Invasion of Singapore
Dunkirk
Crete
293. What was the original name of the highway routed through Canada to Alaska in response to the Japanese seizing several of the Aleutian islands?
Alaska Military Highway
Aleutian Military Highway
Alcan Military Highway
Canadian Military Highway
294. This man shot down a Japanese plane over Guam but, because he was a civilian and not suppose to take part in combat operations, his kill was not revealed to the American public during the war.
John Boeing
Howard Hughes
Charles Lindbergh
Igor Sikorsky
295. What was the pact that Germany, Italy and Japan signed on September 27, 1940, formalizing the Axis Coalition?
The Tripartite Pact
The Third Reich Pact
The Axis Pact
The Berlin Pact
296. The Canadian First Army met fierce resistance from German troops in this country during the final month of combat in Europe.
Austria
Netherlands
Czechoslovakia
Poland
297. What was the size of the main-battery on the Japanese battleship Yamato?
18-inch
14-inch
16-inch
12-inch
298. Where and when was Adolf Hitler born?
Vienna, Austria, April 20, 1900
Hamburg, Germany, April 19, 1891
Bonn, Germany, May 23, 1887
Braunau Am Inn, Austria, April 20, 1889
299. What was the world's most powerfully armed fighter in World War II?
The Russian Polikarpov I-16
The American Flying Fortress B17G
The German Messerschmitt Bf109
The British Gloster E28
300. What was unique about the CR42Falco?
It has ten 30 cal. guns.
It was a WW II biplane fighter.
It had a 16 cylinder engine.
It was a WW II glider.
301. What was the Anzio Express?
Nickname given to a German Railway Gun
The first train blown up by the enemy
The first train to exceed 100 mph.
Nickname for a German train
302. What were the primary weaknesses of the Sherman tank?
Too heavy, engine unreliable
Thin armor, low-velocity gun
Armor too thick, poor gun sights
Engine unreliable, low-velocity gun
303. Who built the airplane they called the "Mustang"?
Consolidated Aircraft
German Luftwaffe
British Royal Airforce
North American Aviation
304. Which was the only U.S. Navy submarine to be sunk by a Japanese submarine in World War II?
USS Cisco SS-290
USS Corvina SS-226
USS Golet SS-361
USS Kete SS-369
305. Heinrich Himmler, Reichsfuehrer of the SS, Chief of the German Police and SS. Which of the following is NOT true?
Himmler ordered the establishment of Auschwitz in Poland
He was godson of Prince Heinrich von Bayern.
Shot and killed by British soldiers while trying to escape
He worked for a time as a poultry farmer.
306. What country was not captured by the Nazi's?
Spain
Denmark
France
Holland
307. Who was the commander of the US Navy during WWII?
Admiral King
Admiral Halsey
Admiral Nimitz
Admiral Spruance
308. What was the name of the first jet aircraft to be put into battle?
Bf-109
Me-262
FW-190
P-47
309. In what year did the Soviet Union enter the League of Nations?
1922
1934
1926
1928
310. When did Germany launch the first V-2 bombs against Britain?
December 15, 1942
October 10, 1943
September 8, 1944
January 1, 1945
311. The German invasion of the Soviet Union began on June 22, 1941. Who announced the news of the invasion to the people of the Soviet Union?
Josef Stalin
Andrei Vlasov
Mikhail Tukhachevsky
Vyacheslav Molotov
312. The name of the individual ration given for one day to a soldier in the field was _______ .
C Ration
D Ration
A Ration
B Ration
313. When German emissaries gave beseiged American troops at Bastogne a surrender ultimatum, this general answered, "Nuts!"
George Patton
Matthew B. Ridgway
Walton H. Walker
Anthony C. McAuliffe
314. What was the name of the Heavy Cruiser sank just two weeks before the end of WW II? (hint: It's name is mentioned by Robert Shaw in the movie "JAWS")
USS Indianapolis
USS Chicago
USS New Jersey
USS Indiana
315. What claim to infamy is acredited to Alois Schicklgruber?
Geman master spy
German U-boat ace
He is Adolph Hitler's father
German army General
316. This Soviet general organized an army in 1942 to fight on the side of the Germans. Who was he?
General Voroshilov
General Georgi Zhukov
General Andrei Vlasov
General Mikhail Tukhachevsky
317. To whom did Adolf Hitler dictate the transcript of "Mein Kampf"?
Hermann Goring
Martin Bormann
Rudolph Hess
Ernst Rohm
318. Which of these events did not happen during the Second World War?
Battle of Britain
Battle for the Pacific
Battle of the Atlantic
Battle of France
319. The United States equipped some of its servicemen with BAR Guns. BAR stood for:
Ballistic Ammunition Rifle
Browning Automatic Rifle
Ballistic Automatic Reloader
Bren Automatic Repeater
320. What country had the largest civilian casualties?
Japan
Germany
Russia
Great Britian
321. What was the first country to be demanded by Hitler as part of his 'Lebensraum'?
France
Poland
Denmark
Czechoslovakia
322. Where was Bernard L. Montgomery born and what is his date of birth?
Hampshire, England on March 4, 1889
London, England on March 24, 1887
Glasgow, Scotland on March 24, 1887
Sandhurst, England on May 29, 1890
323. Stalin made a pact with which of these leaders?
Mussolini
Lloyd-George
Truman
Hitler
324. Which airborne operation was the largest of World War Two?
German drop on Crete (Operation Mercury)
Allied drops on Wesel, Germany (Operation Varsity)
Allied drops on Holland (Operation Market-Garden)
U.S. drop on Sicily (Operation Husky)
325. "The economic clauses of the treaty were malignant and silly to the extent that made them obviously futile". Who said this about the Versailles Treaty's economic clauses?
Adolf Hitler
Neville Chamberlain
Benito Mussolini
Winston Churchill
326. On what army was Operation "yaslo-gorlice" inflicted upon by the Russians in 1943?
Italian 8th
4th Panzer
German 6th
3rd Romanian
327. Which country did NOT fall under any axis power?
Ireland
Denmark
Norway
Holland
328. What class of battleship was the USS Iowa?
Missouri class
Out class
North Carolina class
Iowa class
329. What was the standard U.S. Infantry weapon?
Shotgun
BAR
M1Garand
M16
330. Who was the overall commander of all Allied forces at the war's end?
General Eisenhower
Winston Churchill
General Bradley
Archibald Wavell
331. The Allies tried to fool the Germans into believing that they were going to invade France through the French port of Calais. To this end they built elaborate fake installations in the Dover area of south eastern England. What was the code name given to this operation?
Operation Fortitude
Operation France
Operation Phoney
Operation Forthright
332. Reichmarschall Hermann Goering was number one in Nazi Germany next to Hitler himself. Which of the following is NOT true?
He was Chief of the Luftwaffe (German Air Force)
He was executed for war crimes on October 15, 1946.
He was an ace fighter pilot of WW I
He was named Hitler's successor in 1939
333. The last defensive line established by Germany across the Italian peninsula was known as...
The Caesar Line
The Gustav Line
The Gothic Line
The Arno Line
334. In what country is El Alamein, site of one of the major battles of the war in North Africa?
Libya
Egypt
Tunisia
Algeria
335. When did the Pz.VI Tiger Tank first go into production?
August 1940
August 1941
August 1942
August 1943
336. What was the name given to the last great tank battle of World War 2?
The Last Great Tank Battle
The Somme
Operation Breakout
The Battle of the Bulge
337. Which leader proclaimed "Peace in our time"?
Churchill
Chamberlain
Roosevelt
Mackenzie-King
338. What was the first ALLIED jet plane to enter service in World War 2?
Fireball
Dauntless
Meteor
Black Widow
339. On what day did Britian and France declare war on Germany?
September 1, 1939
September 9, 1939
September 6, 1939
September 3, 1939
340. The Grand Alliance between Great Britain, the United States, and the Soviet Union began to show signs of strain even before the end of the war. Which of the following was NOT a reason for that strain?
The Soviet Union's territorial demands.
Katyn Forest and the massacre of Polish officers.
The need to de-Nazify Germany.
The amount of reparations to paid to the USSR by Germany.
341. Who was the leader of the USSR at the time of the war?
Lenin
Stalin
Kruschev
Yeltsin
342. The post WWII Germany question caused serious tensions between what two former Allies?
US and Britain
US and France
Britain and France
US and USSR
343. What ineffective German government was headed by Chancellor Adolf Hitler by 1933?
Reichstag Republic
Federal Republic of Germany
The Bundesrat
Weimar Republic
344. Which of the following was NOT the code name for an electronic warfare project during WWII?
Jasmine
Knickebein
Huff-Duff
Herald
345. What was the 442nd Regimental Combat Team?
Japanese-American soldiers
Norwegian demolition divers
Italian special forces
British desert raiders
346. When did the P51 Mustang begin combat operations in WW II?
April 1940
April 1941
April 1942
April 1943
347. After WW2, what two nations were split into four zones of occupation?
Germany and Poland
Germany and Austria
Poland and Austria
Czechoslovakia and Poland
348. Did Hitler and his mistress Eva Braun ever marry?
Yes
No
349. What was the name of the biggest battleship ever?
Bismark
Yamato
Arizona
West Virginia
350. Which of the following was referred to as the "Angel of Death"?
Hans Munch
Heinrich Himmler
Josef Mengele
Adolf Hitler
351. On what date did Germany and Italy declare war on the United States, and in turn the United States declared war on Germany and Italy?
December 11, 1941
December 6, 1941
December 8, 1941
January 6, 1942
352. What was the first British Warship sunk during World War Two?
H.M.S. Courageous
H.M.S. Bulldog
H.M.S. Nelson
H.M.S. Hood
353. Which is the operational code name for the British and Canadian raid on Dieppe?
Operation Lightfoot
Operation Totalize
Operation Plunder
Operation Jubilee
354. What world force was created as a result of World War II?
The United States of America
The World Bank
League of Nations
United Nations
355. Which of these is Patton's first name?
James
George
Edward
Howard
356. Which of these is the equivalent of the scorched earth policy?
Lightning war
Island hopping
Burning land
Drop of atomic bomb
357. This man was head of Germany's Luftwaffe:
Herman Goering
Hans Eichelberger
Heinrich Himmler
Peter Botha
358. Which of these were not one of the three airbone divisions that were dropped over Normandy?
82nd American
101st American
3rd American
6th British
359. The word "panzerschiff" was used by the Germans to refer to...
The Scharnhorst and the Gneisenau
The Lutzow, the Scheer, and the Graf Spee
The Bismark and the Tirpitz
Any armored fighting vehicle (land or sea)
360. How may years did the Second World War last (from the day war was declared on Germany, to the end of hostilities with Japan)?
October 30, 1939 - July 30, 1945
August 31, 1938 - August 23, 1945
September 3, 1939 - September 2, 1945
September 23, 1939 - September 3, 1945
361. Who was the first American General to command four field Armies in World War Two?
General Dwight D. Eisenhower
General Omar N. Bradley
General Louis A. Craig
General Mark Clark
362. Which one is not the name of a US carrier in WWII?
Yorktown
Saratoga
Hornet
Utah
363. What was the name of the admiral that commanded the Bismarck in battle and went down with his ship?
Karl Doenitz
Gunther Lutjens
Heinrich Raeder
Maximilin Graf von Spee
364. In 1942, what was the code name of the operation that surrounded the German Sixth Army?
Little Saturn
Ring
Uranus
Saturn
365. This was the first naval battle fought solely between aircraft carriers:
Battle of Midway
Battle of the Philippine Sea
Battle of Jutland
Battle of the Coral Sea
366. This last battle of World War II was fought on this island:
Iwo Jima
Singapore
Guadalcanal
Okinawa
367. Two months after the invasion of Normandy, a combined American-Free French force landed near this town, routed the German defenders and swept north up the Route Napoleon.
St.-Tropez
Sete
La Rochelle
Toulouse
368. What was the name of the Japanese 'Super Battleship'?
Yamato
Shoho
Hyshio
Shinjo
369. What was the name of the ONLY aircraft carrier produced by the Germans?
Graf Rommel
Graf Spee
Graf Zeppelin
Tirpitz
370. Which country holds the distinction of capturing the greatest number of enemy troops in one place at one time in World War II?
Britain
Russia
Japan
Germany
371. What country developed (initially thought up) the Blitzkrieg tactic?
Britain
Germany
Italy
France
372. Which of these airfields was not on Pearl Harbor, during the attack of December 7, 1941?
Lackland
Hickam
Wheeler
Bellows
373. Which was not a World War II aircraft carrier?
USS Lake Champlain
USS Ranger
USS Lexington
USS Forestal
374. On October 31 1941, weeks before a declaration of war, a US Navy Destroyer was torpedoed and sunk by a German U-Boat. What was the name of the US Destroyer?
USS Reuben James
USS Breckinridge
USS Greer
USS Lawrence
375. On what two beaches did the British land on, on D-Day?
Omaha and Utah
Gold and Juno
Utah and Juno
Sword and Gold
376. What was the code name for the allied efforts to create an Atomic Bomb?
The Mannerheim Project
The Manhattan Project
The Mutilation Project
The Maddison Project
377. Which was the operational code name for the evacuation of the British and French troops at Dunkirk?
Operation Bertram
Operation Acrobat
Operation Nest Egg
Operation Dynamo
378. What treaty ending WWI was a cause of German resentment before WWII?
Treaty of Paris
Treaty of Versailles
Treaty of Ghent
Geneva Conference
379. Which two British Battlecruisers were sunk while in action with the British Battleship HMS Prince Of Wales?
HMS King George V and HMS Valiant
HMS Repulse and HMS Ramilles
HMS Hood and HMS Repulse
HMS Hood and HMS Rodney
380. Adolf Hitler's aborted plan to invade Great Britain was called:
The Schlieffen Plan
The Kraftwerk Offensive
Operation Bismark
Operation Sealion
381. Who was "The Last Fuhrer"?
Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler
Admiral Karl Donitz
Oberstgruppenfuhrer Otto Ohlendorf
Reichminister Adolf Eichmann
382. Which U.S. Army General was forced to leave the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1906 because he failed geometry?
Maj. General James M. Gavin
Lt. General Courtney H. Hodges
Maj. General John P. Lucas
Maj. General Lucian Truscott
383. On what river is Stalingrad on?
Donets
Don
Volga
Ural
384. Who was the only U.S. Marine Corp General to ever command a field Army?
General Thomas Holcomb
Maj. General Roy S. Geiger
Lt. General Alexander A. Vandegrift
Maj. General Harry Schmidt
385. When did the U.S. 'officially' declare that war with Germany had ended?
May 7, 1945
October 19, 1951
June 4, 1953
August 8, 1949
386. What was the purpose of the Comintern?
To outlaw Communism in Germany
To promote Soviet interest abroad and 'spread the revolution'
To create a broad-left alliance against Fascism
To set up a Soviet bloc in Eastern Europe
387. Which country was NOT for the Allies?
Ecuador
Liberia
Ethiopia
Thailand
388. What air battle provided a rallying point for the British people during 1940 and early 1941?
Battle of France
Battle of Britain
Battle of Germany
Battle of Norway
389. Who commanded the Luftwaffe?
Rudolph Hess
Hermann Goering
Albert Speer
Warner Baumbach
390. The Japanese built the two biggest battleships of World War II. One was called the Yamato, the other was called the?
Musashi
Mikuma
Migumo
Hiryu
391. What date was originally designated as D-Day?
June 5, 1944
June 4, 1944
June 7, 1944
June 8, 1944
392. Who was the Allied General, that the German High Command respected above all others?
General Dwight D. Eisenhower
General Omar N. Bradley
Field Marshal Bernard L. Montgomery
General George S. Patton Jr.
393. With what political practice was the Domino Theory associated?
Democracy
Capitalism
Communism
Marxism
394. Identufy the 3 US Carriers that were out at sea when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
USS Hornet, USS Lexington, USS Yorktown
USS Enterprise, USS Lexington, USS Yorktown
USS Enterprise, USS Wasp, USS Hornet
USS Wasp, USS Hornet, USS Lexington
395. What was the code name of the operation for the invasion of Britain?
Overlord
Garden Market
Thunderclap
Sea Lion
396. World War II started with the German invasion of Poland on this date:
March 3, 1940
August 11, 1939
Septemer 1, 1939
November 23, 1939
397. What date was Battle of the Bulge started, in 1944?
December 24
December 16
December 12
December 20
398. This SS man was nicknamed the 'Butcher of Lyon'. Who was he?
Hans Fritzsche
Alfred Jodl
Klaus Barbie
Walter Funk
399. Who was the first German General to be killed in action after the Allied invasion of Normandy June 6, 1944?
Maj. General Wilhelm Falley
Maj. General Heinz Furbach
Lt. General Wilhelm Daser
Lt. General Otto Elfeldt
400. Although many people refer to the Allied D-Day landings in Normandy as "Operation Overlord", the operation was actually called _______ .
Operation Neptune
Operation Trident
Operation D-Day
Operation Hailstorm
401. What was the Luger's successor?
Walther PPK
Walther P38
Browning High Power
Webley Mark IV
402. Who was present at the Munich Conference?
Chamberlain, Daladier, Mussolini and Hitler
Baldwin, Orlando, Stalin and Hitler
Chamberlain, Blum, Mussolini and Hitler
Lenin, Franco, Mussolini and Hitler
403. This machinegun put out a lot of lead. Over 1200 rounds a minute! Allied troops called it (erroneously) the Spandau. What was the name of this weapon.
MG-34
BAR
M2 Heavy Machinegun
MG-42
404. What is the name of the P-51?
Liberater
Mustang
Thunderbolt
Typhoon
405. At one point during World War II this man went by the code name "Admiral Q". Who was he?
Joseph Stalin
Isoruku Yamamoto
Franklin Roosevelt
Chester Nimitz
406. What began in 1929 and was to have major consequences for the world in regard to causing another war?
The Industrial Revolution
WWII
The French Revolution
The Great Depression
407. What US fighter was known to German fliers and the Fork Tailed Devil?
P-61 Black Widow
P-38 Lightning
P-40 Warhawk
P-51 Mustang
408. Virtually everybody knows the name of the B-29 bomber that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima - the Enola Gay - but can you name the one that dropped the atomic bomb on Nagasaki 3 days later?
Bock's Car
Betty Lou
Texas Tea
Black Betty
409. This country's forces fought and won the Battle For Berlin, bringing an end to the war in Europe:
Great Britain
Canada
Russia
United States
410. What was the initial code name for the operation involving the invasion of Northern Africa by the Allies?
Chevalier
Torch
Gymnast
Berber
Just wouldn't strike fear into the heart of a die-hard Nazi.
411. Germany, like every other country in the war, had a service rifle, the Karbiner 98K. Do you know the dimensions of the bullet the rifle fired?
13mm x 107mm
7.62mm x 54mm
7.92mm x 57mm
5.45mm x 36mm
412. What famous World War II Naval battle is incorrectly named for a location other than where it was actually fought?
The Battle of Leyte Gulf
The Battle of Midway
The Battle of the Coral Sea
The Battle of the Philippine Sea
413. What kind of planes attacked Japan on June 15, 1944?
B-16
B-4 Bombers
B-2 Bombers
B-29 Superfortesses
414. Who was the first British General to land in Normandy on D-Day 6 June 1944?
Maj. General Richard Gale
Field Marshal Bernard L. Montgomery
Lt. General Fredrick Morgan
Lt. General Frederick Browning
 
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World War II Answers
 
 1. Which one of the following countries was a member of the Axis Powers?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Italy
 2. A conference among Allied leaders at this site in 1944 composed the name "United Nations" for a post-war world organization.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Dumbarton Oaks
 3. In what year did Germany enter the League of Nations?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 1926
 4. Who was the first allied soldier killed on D-Day?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Den Brothridge
 5. What American bomber was the first plane to fly twenty-five consecutive bombing missions?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Memphis Belle
 6. What World War II movie portrays the D-day invasion from start to finish with an all-star cast?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Longest Day
 7. The most deadly air raids carried out by Allied strategic bombing forces were launched against what Axis City?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Tokyo
 8. Joseph Goebbels was born on October 29, 1897. Which of the following is NOT true?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: He had a crippled foot due to a WW I injury.
 9. Known as The Desert Fox, what is the full name of Field Marshall Erwin Rommel?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel
 10. As part of 'Operation Thunderclap' on February 13-15 1945, the RAF and US Airforce fire bombed a major German city into non-existence. What was the name of this city?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Dresden
 11. In what month and year did Anschluss take place?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: March 1938
 12. On what date did the Allied invasion of France occur?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: June 6, 1944
 13. What was the name of the bomber that dropped the Atomic bomb on Hiroshima?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Enola Gay
 14. What plane was known as the "Widow Maker"?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Martin B26
 15. Who did not portray General George Patton in the movies?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: John Wayne
 16. Any movie set that includes German soldiers in WW2 would be incomplete without the legendary MP-40, about how many real ones were actually made?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Roughly 1 million
 17. When did Russian and British forces attack Iran?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: August 25, 1941
 18. Who were the 'Big Four' at the Versailles Conference held in the Hall of Mirrors?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Woodrow Wilson, Georges Clemenceau, David Lloyed George and Vittorio Orlando
 19. What airplane was called "The Texan"?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The AT6
 20. A Japanese plot to bomb Texas oilfields and then bomb major cities on the Eastern seaboard called for the cooperation of German U-boats and this type of Japanese long-range bomber, what type was that?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Kawanishi H8K
 21. Which U.S. Army unit holds the distinction of being the first U.S. ground troops to see combat in Asia during World War II?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 5307 Composite Group
 22. What airplane did the "Flying Tigers" use in WWII?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The P40
 23. Between what three countries was the ABC-1 agreement signed?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Great Britain, Canada and USA
 24. Which of these Chinese cities suffered the rape and murder of hundreds of thousands of its residents by invading Japanese troops?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Nanking
 25. What was the name of the first submarine captured by the US Navy?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: U-505
 26. Which General was the commanding officer of the first Allied Troops to cross the Strait of Messina in the invasion of Italy?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Field Marshal Bernard L. Montgomery
 27. What American General, leaving the Phillipines, said, "I shall return"?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Douglas MacArthur
 28. Known as the "Road of Life," this frozen lake provided a vital source of supplies for those trapped within the city of Leningrad during the 900 day siege. What is the name of this lake?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Lake Ladoga
 29. Which passenger liner was sunk within six hours of Great Britain's declaration of war on 3rd September 1939?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Athenia
 30. France fell to the Nazis in
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Six weeks
 31. Where was the famous 'Raid' that occured in France?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Dieppe
 32. I was Inspector General of Fighters in the Luftwaffe, and at the age of 30 became the youngest General in the German Armed Forces.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Adolf Galland
 33. When did Japan invade Manchuria?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 1931
 34. The German Paratroopers needed a weapon that was lighter than the MG34/42, so an alternative was turned out, what was this?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: FG42
 35. Which of the following was not in the Latern Accord?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: That Jews were not to be handed over to Germany
 36. The U.S. Army had planned to invade this Japanese home island in November, 1945.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Kyushu
 37. Hitler said, "it doesn't mean they will fight" when these two countries declared war on Germany after the invasion of Poland.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: France and Great Britain
 38. What was the initial code name for the operation involving the invasion of Northern Africa by the Allies?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Gymnast
 39. Who ordered the dropping of the atomic bombs on Japan?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Truman
 40. Who had the first jet fighter in World War II?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Germans
 41. Which of the following Nazis was Hitler's personal lawyer?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Hans Frank
 42. I started the war as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, after which I commanded all British Expeditionary Forces in France in 1940. Though I was responsible for withdrawing the Army so that it could be saved at Dunkirk, it was determined that I should move aside, and I held secondary posts for the remainder of the war.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: John Gort
 43. When did Japanese troops in Southeast Asia surrender?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: September 12, 1945
 44. In what year did Hitler re-militarise the Rhineland?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 1936
 45. This officer headed the American occupation of Japan at the conclusion of the war in the Pacific.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Douglas MacArthur
 46. The Red Cross helped countless people during the war. On their service ribbon that the volunteers wear, what color stripe is for 500 hours of volunteer work?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Silver
 47. What is the name of the German U-Boat commander that succeeded in invading the British anchorage of Scapa Flow?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Gunther Prien
 48. I was commander of the Vichy forces in North Africa at the time of the Allied landings in November 1942, which I enthusiastically supported, I then went on to command French forces in Italy, and became Chief of Staff following France's liberation.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Alphonse Juin
 49. What was the nickname given to the U.S. Navy Battleship, USS Massachusetts?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Big Mamie
 50. During World War II, which of the following was rationed first in the United States?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Sugar
 51. Which of these Nazi leaders was not born in Germany?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Hitler
 52. On what date did President Franklin Roosevelt die?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: April 12, 1945
 53. What happened on September 1, 1939?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: German Invasion of Poland
 54. What was the name of the ocean liner sunk by a German U-boat that helped bring the United States into WW II?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: SS Athenia
 55. How close did the Nazis come to Moscow before being turned back?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Artillery Range
 56. Which two countries were already at war when Germany invaded Poland?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Japan and China
 57. What type of plane is the Studka?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Dive Bomber
 58. In July of 1943, which U.S. Army was, "Born at sea and Baptized in Blood" (Hint: It was the first U.S. Army to see combat in Europe in World War II and its First Commanding General was Gen. George S. Patton Jr.)?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Seventh Army
 59. Which of the following battleships did not sink at Pearl Harbor?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Nevada
 60. In the Battle of El Alamein the British Eighth Army fired about 530,000 rounds of ammunition in 24 hours. About how many Howitzers did the Army use?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 1030
 61. The handles on Gen. Patton's pistols were made of what substance?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Ivory
 62. In the summer of 1940 the German High Command drew up plans for the invasion of Britain. What was the code name for this operation?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Operation Sea Lion
 63. Which of the following was the leader of Britain during the Second World War?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Churchill
 64. Operation Barbarossa was the subtitle of Fuhrer Directive No. 21, the plan of attack on this country.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Soviet Union
 65. Which U.S. Army Division made the greatest advances inland from the beaches on D-Day June 6, 1944?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 4th Infantry Division
 66. A formal peace treaty between most of the victorious Allies and Japan came into force in this year.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 1952
 67. I commanded the 62nd Army at the Battle of Stalingrad, and went on to accept the surrender of the city of Berlin.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Vasily Chuikov
 68. How many seats did the Nazi Party gain in the Reichstag in the March 1933 elections in Germany?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 288
 69. In what year was the Treaty of Rapallo signed between Germany and the Soviet Union?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 1922
 70. Intrepid was the code name of the head of the British intelligence network. Who was he?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Sir William Stephenson
 71. The primary work horse of the British Royal Air Force Bomber Command after 1943 was what type of bomber?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Lancaster
 72. Japanese wartime document described this island as "the fork in the road which leads to victory for them or for us."
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Guadalcanal
 73. The Spanish Blue Division obtained a world record for what during the Second World War?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Longest March
 74. Which of the following was a Nazi extermination camp?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Auschwitz
 75. What were "Fat Man" and "Little Boy"?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Nuclear Bombs
 76. What is a "Sonderkommando"?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Concentration camp prisoner
 77. Which was not a designation for a World War II aircraft carrier?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: CVP
 78. What was the nickname of General George S.Patton?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Old Blood and Guts
 79. What Bridge was an important factor in the success of D-Day?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Pegasus
 80. What term was given to deserted Russian POWs working for the Germans?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Hiwis
 81. Only 3 men of a crew of 1,420 survived the sudden explosion of this British ship, engaged in a battle with the German warship 'Bismarck' on May 24th, 1941?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: HMS Hood
 82. What was the nickname of the Grumman F6F fighter plane?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Hellcat
 83. What was the code name of the operation for the invasion of Sicily in 1943?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Operation Husky
 84. Which battle below took place near a spot known as Lunga Point?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Guadalcanal
 85. On D-Day, which beach did the Canadians come ashore on?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Juno
 86. This is the third highest award given by the US for heroism...
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Silver Star
 87. Who of the following was not recognized as a General of the Army (5 Star)?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Patton
 88. What airplane was called "The Gooney Bird"?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The C47
 89. On what date was the Treaty of Versailles signed?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: June 28, 1919
 90. Which one of the following did not serve in the army?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Tony Curtis
 91. In 1941, during Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union, the Russians introduced this tank. It was more than a match for German armor.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: T-34
 92. The Munich agreement ceded what to Germany?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Sudetenland
 93. The 'Fighting Lady' was the nickname of the...
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: USS Yorktown
 94. What country came up with the defence known as 'The Maginot Line'?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: France
 95. President Franklin Roosevelt had a country house, What was the original name given it?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Warm Springs
 96. Hitler promoted this Nazi to the rank of Commander and Chief of the German Navy only to charge him of incompetence later on in 1943. Who was he?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Erich Raeder
 97. After fierce fighting, United States Marines captured this heavily fortified island in March, 1945.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Iwo Jima
 98. What do each of the following have in common: Konstantin von Neurath, Reinhard Heydrich, and Karl Herman Frank?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: They succeeded each other as Reich Protector of Bohemia-Moravia.
 99. How many beaches were earmarked for the invading Allied troops on D-Day?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Five
 100. Stalin was evacuated from Moscow on the eve of the German invasion of the city.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: False
 101. What was the only U.S. Submarine to sink a enemy battleship in World War II?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: USS Sealion II SS-315
 102. What was the code name for the first US operation in the war against Germany?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Operation Torch
 103. The air attack on Amiens Prison by the RAF to release resistance prisoners held there by the Germans occurred on 8th Febuary 1944. What was the code name of that operation?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Operation Jericho
 104. Who was the Commanding General of the German forces in France on 6 June 1944 D-Day?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Gen. Erwin Rommel
 105. What Luftwaffe General had overall command of German ground troops in Italy during most of the fighting on the Italian mainland in WWII?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Kesselring
 106. What organization was formed in the 1920's that the United States did not join due to its policy of isolationism?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: League of Nations
 107. The American 3rd Armored Division was led by what high ranking Jewish General?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Maj. Gen. Maurice Rose
 108. In Auchwitz, what was the name of the doctor who is known for his nauseating experiments on the inmates?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Josef Mengele
 109. What was called "The Texas Army" in WW II?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The 36th Infantry Division
 110. Which German battleship spent much of the war lurking in a Norwegian fjord, posing a threat to Allied shipping which caused it to be the object much attention?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Tirpitz
 111. Stalin adopted a more lenient outlook toward the Russian Orthodox Church as part of his new emphasis on nationalism and defense of Mother Russia as a means of galvanizing the people around the Soviet war effort.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: True
 112. What was the name of the decisive naval battle, in June 1942, that saw the destruction of a major part of the Japanese fleet?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Battle of Midway
 113. What was the German code name for the summer offensive against Russia in 1941?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Operation Barbarossa
 114. Which of the following was one of few bright moments in the early Soviet War effort?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The large scale relocation of major industry prior to German occupation.
 115. The German word 'panzer' means...
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Armored
 116. What German battleship was destroyed by the ships HMS Exeter, HMS Ajax, and HMS Achilles?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Graf Spee
 117. What happened on December 7, 1941?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Japenese Bombing of Pearl Harbor
 118. The introduction of what long-range fighter enabled US bombers to penetrate deep into Germany during the final years of the Strategic Bombing Campaign?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: P-51
 119. What was the name of the Christmas Cards sent out by King George VI of England in 1940?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Blitzmas Cards
 120. The Japanese emperor during World War II was
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Hirohito
 121. Who was the American Vice-President when the U.S. entered World War Two in December 1941?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Henry A. Wallace
 122. Who wrote the post-WWII book 'Panzer Leader'?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Heinz Guderian
 123. A key Pacific battle which gave the United States naval supremacy against Japan:
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Midway
 124. What happened to Mussolini after he was dismissed by the Grand Fascist Council in July 1943?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: He was kidnapped by the SS and made head of a new Nazi puppet state in Northern Italy
 125. German aircraft pounded this island throughout 1941, but it did not fall under the onslaught.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Malta
 126. Who was the top American Ace to shoot down the most enemy planes?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Richard Bong
 127. The Allies had a deception plan which included a phantom army near Dover, Commanded by Gen. George S. Patton. Name the operation?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Operation Fortitude
 128. Name the city where the war trials were held after World War II:
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Nuremburg
 129. Albert Speer was what by trade?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: An architect
 130. In August 1942, this officer took command of the British Eighth Army in North Africa.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Bernard Law Montgomery
 131. Which of the following was not Time magazine's "Man of the Year" during World War II?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Truman
 132. Which famous article of the Treaty of Versailles stated that nations were to disarm "to a level that is consistent with national safety"?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Article 8
 133. When was Dwight D. Eisenhower promoted to the rank of 5 star General?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: December 1944
 134. What was the name of the MOST decorated soldier of the Second World War?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Lt. Audie Leon Murphy
 135. Cordell Hull, Anthony Eden, and V.M. Molotov all had a part in which one of the following events...
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Moscow Conference
 136. What country developed (initially thought up) the Blitzkrieg tactic?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Britain
 137. Who interrogated most German prisoners at Stalingrad?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Dyatlenko
 138. General Patton's dog was named
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Willie
 139. This fighter plane proved to be somewhat superior over the Messerschmitt 109, its counterpart over the skies of England.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Spitfire
 140. Which of these Allies suffered the most military dead in World War II:
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Soviet Union
 141. What American staff officer oversaw the plan to rebuild the war torn Western Europe?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Marshall
 142. Which was the first U.S. Island outpost to fall to Japanese Forces in World War Two?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Guam
 143. The code word "Orange" was used by the US to refer to...
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: A country, a plan, and a military rank
 144. What German commander was known as the "Desert Fox"?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Rommel
 145. This man was in command of the USS Hornet when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and was in command of the same ship on the Doolittle raid and at the battle for Midway. Who was he?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Marc Mitscher
 146. What was the name of the fictitious unit 'commanded' by Gen. Patton as part of the deception plan executed prior to the invasion of Normandy?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: First U.S. Army Group (FUSAG)
 147. This man was Commander of Army Group A for the attack on France and Commander of Army Group South for the attack on Russia. Who was he?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Karl von Rundstedt
 148. About 1,400 Australian soldiers faced more than 4,000 Japanese troops in a defense of this location.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Rabaul
 149. This officer replaced Joseph W. Stillwell as American commanding general of the China theater.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Albert C. Wedemeyer
 150. Who commanded the Russian 62nd army?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Chuikov
 151. What year did Mussolini and the Fascist Party in Italy come to power?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 1922
 152. In June 1941, British Commonwealth troopers defeated French Vichy forces in this Middle Eastern country.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Syria
 153. When did the U.S. Eighth Air Force bomb Berlin, Germany for the first time?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: March 4, 1944
 154. Which country was directly North of Germany that was taken over by the Nazis?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Denmark
 155. This German officer was promoted to field marshal the day before he surrendered to the Russians at Stalingrad.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Friedrich Paulus
 156. What year did Adolf Hitler come to power in Germany?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 1933
 157. What is the code name used by General Eisenhower's staff for his retreat outside of London?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Da de da
 158. Though I was in the German Air Force, it was as commander of ground forces in Italy that I really made my mark. I slowed down the Allied advance so successfully that eventually I was promoted to command German forces in Western Europe.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Albrecht Kesselring
 159. Who replaced General Lloyd Fredendall as Commander of the U.S. II Corps, in North Africa in 1943?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Gen. George S. Patton Jr
 160. Who was the Italian Dictator at the time of the war?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Mussolini
 161. What was the biggest tank battle of World War II?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Kursk
 162. What was the date of the Munich Conference?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: September 29-30, 1938
 163. The massacre at Babi Yar in September of 1941 by German mobile killing squads (Einsatzgruppen) was the largest slaughter of Jews by these type of units in the Soviet Union.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: False
 164. Winston Churchill remarked, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few", after this action.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Battle of Britain
 165. What general commanded the 3rd army in the Battle of the Bulge?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: George Patton
 166. What German speaking region of Czechoslovakia did Hitler desire by the end of the 1930's?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Sudetenland
 167. After the May of 1945 surrender of Germany, Allied Policies included occupation, denazification, and demilitarization. Who was the U.S. Military Occupational Commander?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Gen. Lucius Clay
 168. Who was the only U.S. Navy Officer to be court-martialed for losing a ship in World War II?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Captain C. B. McVay
 169. Forces from what country captured Berlin on May 1, 1945?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Soviet Union
 170. It was for me that the plan for the invasion of France was named in 1940. In 1943 my reputation was made, when I almost pulled off the relief of Stalingrad, and then I pulled off the recapture of Kharkov.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Erich von Manstein
 171. What Australian city was bombed more heavily than Pearl Harbor?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Darwin
 172. Many claim Midway as the first major US victory over the Japanese, but another naval battle a month earlier is claimed as very important as well, partly for supposedly saving Australia from the Japanese. In what sea did this earlier battle take place?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Battle of the Coral Sea
 173. I was the commander of the USS Hornet in 1942 when it launched the Doolittle bombers, and then raced back to participate in the Battle of Midway. This battle proved to be the turning point in the war in the Pacific.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Marc Mitscher
 174. How many U.S. carriers were sunk by Japanese air attacks at Pearl Harbor?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 0
 175. There were two surrender ceremonies to mark the end of World War II. In what city was the first ceremony held on May 7, 1945?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Reims, France
 176. Who was leader of the S.S.?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Heinrich Himmler
 177. I was Commander in Chief of the German Army at the outbreak of the war, but after the Army's failure to capture Moskow in 1941 I was dismissed and Hitler took over personal command of the Army.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Walter von Brauchitsch
 178. The siege of this Russian city was about half a year-long one, planned by Hitler.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Stalingrad
 179. Imperialism means which of the following?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Expanding one's Empire
 180. Toward the end of the war, Italian dictator Benito Mussolini was
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Captured and shot by Italian partisans
 181. In what year was the Treaty of Locarno signed?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 1925
 182. What country did Hitler invade on September 1st, 1939, thereby triggering World War 2?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Poland
 183. The Allies' drive toward Rome stalled for five months after an amphibious landing near this Italian city.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Anzio
 184. Which one of these planes were responsible for the victory in the Battle of Britain?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Spitfire
 185. When was the Nazi-Soviet Pact signed?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: August 23, 1939
 186. Between what three countries was the ABC-1 agreement signed?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Great Britain, Canada and USA
 187. Which country laid smack in the middle of Germany's "Lebensraum", but remained neutral and basically untouched?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Switzerland
 188. This Japanese officer suggested a plan for a surprise attack on the American naval base at Pearl Harbor.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Isoroku Yamamoto
 189. What event ensured that Hitler would be dictator of Germany?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Reichstag Fire
 190. What did the Locarno Treaty guarantee?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Germany's Western Borders as set out in the Versaillies Treaty
 191. What did Hedy Lamarr, the movie actress do to help toward the war effort?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: She co-invented a torpedo guidence sysytem, that was approved but not used
 192. Which of these cities was NOT destroyed by bombing during World War II?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Athens
 193. What was the name of the city that was given international status at the end of WWI and was the center of the infamous Polish Corridor?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Danzig
 194. Approximately how many troops did the Russians surround in the 'kessel'
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 290,000
 195. What was the name of the Admiral who was in overall command of the Imperial Japanese Navy?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Isoruku Yamamoto
 196. What French premier accompanied British Prime Minister Chamberlain to a late 1930's conference with Hitler that has today become famous for the appeasement issue?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Daladier
 197. This South American country declared war on Germany less than two months before the end of hostilities in Europe.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Argentina
 198. Robert Kennedy joined the U.S. Navy in WWII and served on the destroyer _______ .
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.
 199. After the Yalta conference, many critics call what a "sell-out"?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: No free Poland
 200. Approximately how many total casualties did the US suffer in WWII?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 1,216,000
 201. Audie Murphy was awarded the Medal of Honor, Silver Star, Distinguished Service Cross, and Croix de Guerre amongst other awards. How many Purple Hearts did he receive?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 3
 202. What German battleship sank the HMS Hood, the jewel of the British Fleet?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Bismark
 203. What was the name of the only German Aircraft Carrier that was laid down but never completed?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Graf Zepplin
 204. With respect to the initial assault strength and extent of the landing area, which invasion below was the largest of the war?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Husky - the invasion of Sicily
 205. What island battle has been immortalized through a picture of the flag-raising on Mt. Suribachi?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Iwo Jima
 206. What was the battle called that saved Britain from the hands of Hitler?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Battle of Britain
 207. What was the code name for the invasion of Africa?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Operation Torch
 208. Which of the following was not a concentration camp during WW2?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Elishwitz
 209. What is a Horsa?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Assault glider
 210. After WWII ended in 1945, victorious Russia and American intelligence teams began a treasure hunt throughout occupied Germany for Military and Scientific booty. What was the Code Name for this Operation?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Operation Paperclip
 211. What is the middle name of General George S. Patton Jr.?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Smith
 212. What was the allied code name for the Island of Guadalcanal in World War II?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Cactus
 213. What country did the Mosquito belong too?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Great Britain
 214. How many submarines did the U.S. Navy lose in World War II?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 52
 215. What battle did the Allies lose on February 27, 1942?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Java Sea
 216. Which Allied invasion beaches were code name Cent, Dime and Joss?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Sicily (Operation Husky)
 217. This European country was annexed by Germany in 1938.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Austria
 218. Adolf Eichmann became an SS Lieutenant-Colonel during WWII. Which of the is NOT true concerning Eichmann?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Eichmann escaped to Argentina after the war where he died in 1961.
 219. What Nazi party member flew to Scotland in 1941?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Rudolf Hess
 220. What Nazi party member saved 1,100 Jewish people by giving them work in his factory, named D.E.F.?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Oskar Schindler
 221. What was the name of the first jet propelled fighter to fight in WW II?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Me-262
 222. What was the name of the B17 in which Clark Gable flew a mission over Europe in?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 8-Ball
 223. What is the name of the Canadian city that held a main harbor for the transportation of goods to England?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Halifax
 224. On September 7 1939, French Army forces invaded Germany from the West. What was the operation code name for this invasion?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Operation Saar
 225. The special American force known as Merrill's Marauders gained fame fighting where?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Burma
 226. Many claim Midway as the first major US victory over the Japanese, but another naval battle a month earlier is claimed as very important as well, partly for supposedly saving Australia from the Japanese. In what sea did this earlier battle take place?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Battle of the Coral Sea
 227. What was the approximate dollar value of the material the US gave to Britain through the Lend-Lease program?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 30 Billion
 228. Who was F. D. Roosevelt's U.S. Army chief of staff?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: George Catlett Marshall
 229. What type of British naval aircraft hit the Bismark in its rudder with a torpedo, thereby crippling it?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Swordfish
 230. What was the Kellogg-Briand Pact?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: A document that renounced war as a means of national policy
 231. The Battle of the Coral Sea took place because...
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The allies were trying to prevent an invasion of Port Moresby.
 232. What was "Axis Sally's" real name?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Mildred Gillars
 233. I was in command of the United States Pacific Fleet when it was attacked at Pearl Harbor, and was removed from command almost immediately afterwards.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Husband Kimmel
 234. Which U.S. Army General was the first choice to be Commander of American forces in Europe?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Lt. General Frank M. Andrews
 235. This famous order, issued by Stalin, declared that any Soviet soldier who allowed themselves to be captured by the enemy was to be considered an enemy of the state. Family members were to be arrested also. What was the order?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Order 270
 236. What is the name of the TOP flying ace of the Second World War?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Erich Hartmann
 237. What country did Canada liberate?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Netherlands
 238. When and where was Hermann Goering born?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: January 12, 1893 in Rosenheim, Germany
 239. What officer was the supreme commander in the Pacific theatre?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: General Douglas MacArthur
 240. Which of these WWII participants did not figure into the splitting of post WWII Germany?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Italy
 241. The American atomic bomb development program was nicknamed:
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Manhattan Project
 242. This German tank was the heaviest of the war:
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Tiger II
 243. What airplane was called "The Black Widow"?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The P61
 244. Who was the first non-Chinese General ever to be in command of Chinese troops?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Lt. General Joseph W. Stilwell
 245. Which of the following was not a bomber?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: P-51
 246. What was the first battle that the US and the British participated together in?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Mareth Line
 247. What French coastal city was the target of a disastrous commando raid by Canadian troops during the build-up to the invasion of Normandy?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Dieppe
 248. What tactic was used by the US in the Pacific Campaign?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Island Jumping
 249. From July 1942 to January 1943 Australian troops fought a bloody battle against the Japanese along a muddy jungle trail that tranversed the highlands of New Guinea. What was the name of this trail?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Kokoda Trail
 250. What was the final fate of the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Sunk in nuclear bomb test at Bikini Atoll
 251. What was the alliance the France made with Czechoslovakia, Romania and Yugoslavia in 1921 called?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Little Entente
 252. What was the code name for the massive US air-ground operation which led to the break out from the beach heads at Normandy?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Operation Cobra
 253. What was the name of the German propoganda broadcaster?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Berlin Betty
 254. In the D-Day landings, what landing beach made the least progress on the first day?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Omaha
 255. What was the code name for the allied assault on Arnhem in the Netherlands on September 17th, 1944, depicted in the movie 'A Bridge Too Far'?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Operation Market Garden
 256. What was the German objective (city) of the 1942 summer offensive?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Stalingrad
 257. This Soviet general led the West Front counterattack against German troops arrayed against Moscow.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Georgi K. Zhukov
 258. What was 'Operation Millenium'?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The first 1,000 bomber raid
 259. Who was not a Vice President of Franklin Roosevelt?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Al Smith
 260. What was the last country to surrender?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Japan
 261. What year did Japan invade Manchuria?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 1931
 262. Who was the German Commando who rescued Mussolini from the Badglio Government on September 12, 1943?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: SS Major Otto Skorzeny
 263. Which General lead a successful secret mission by submarine, to gain the cooperation of Vichy French officials, for the Allied invasion of North Africa?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Gen. Mark Clark
 264. Hopelessly outnumbered Canadian troops surrendered this Crown Colony to the Japanese on Chrismas Day 1941:
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Hong Kong
 265. What was the name of the American general who captured Rome two days before D-Day?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Mark Clark
 266. Which was not part of the phonetic alphabet during World War II?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Brandy
 267. What was the longest battle of WWII?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Battle of the Atlantic
 268. Who was the propoganda minister for Hitler?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Goebbels
 269. What does the word Blitzkrieg mean?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Lighting War
 270. This German general surrendered to the Allies on May 7, 1945, this signaling the end of hostilities in Europe.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Alfred Jodl
 271. Which of these conferences occured in 1943?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Tehran
 272. What German ship was lost in the Battle of the River Plate?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Admiral Graf Spee
 273. What small port on the English Channel was the site of the evacuation of most of the British Expeditionary Force in 1940?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Dunkirk
 274. What was the name of the first "post Dreadnaught" Battleship in the U.S.Navy?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: USS Indiana
 275. Chester Nimitz, son of Admiral Chester Nimitz commanded what submarine?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: USS Haddo
 276. Nickname given to newscaster H. V. Kaltenborn.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Voice of Doom
 277. Mussolini signed which of these pacts?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Lateran Accord
 278. The first Series E Defense Bond was sold on:
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: May 1, 1941
 279. What country did the Tiger tank belong too?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Germany
 280. What was the name of the highway routed through Canada to Alaska in response to the Japanese seizing several of the Aleutian islands?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Alcan Military Highway
 281. What would WW2 be without John Wayne? How many WW2 movies did he star in between 1942 and 1966?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 14
 282. What was the name of the massive Soviet summer offensive of 1944?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Operation Bagration
 283. The Abraham Lincoln Brigade fought in the
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Spanish Civil War
 284. During WW2 three short and one long note was used as a code signal for V for Victory. From what musical work did this come from?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Beethoven's"5th Symphony"
 285. What policy did the USA follow during the first part of the Second World War?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Isolationism
 286. Which statement below is true about the US 13th Airborne Division's service in Europe?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: They were the only American division in Europe that never saw action.
 287. What was the name of the pivotal Naval battle fought between the USA and Japan off the north east coast of Australia in May 1942?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Battle of the Coral Sea
 288. What was the name of the US navy's first Aircraft Carrier?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: USS Langley
 289. What was the name of the US warship upon which the final Japanese surrender was accepted, on September 2nd, 1945?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: USS Missouri
 290. On September 8th, 1943 General Mark Clark led the US 5th Army on this invasion of the Italian Mainland, code named?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Operation Avalanche
 291. What future U.S. President was shot down as a U.S. Navy pilot over Iwo Jima and rescued by submarine?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: George H. W. Bush
 292. What battle resulted in the largest battle loss by the British in wartime history?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Invasion of Singapore
 293. What was the original name of the highway routed through Canada to Alaska in response to the Japanese seizing several of the Aleutian islands?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Alaska Military Highway
 294. This man shot down a Japanese plane over Guam but, because he was a civilian and not suppose to take part in combat operations, his kill was not revealed to the American public during the war.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Charles Lindbergh
 295. What was the pact that Germany, Italy and Japan signed on September 27, 1940, formalizing the Axis Coalition?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Tripartite Pact
 296. The Canadian First Army met fierce resistance from German troops in this country during the final month of combat in Europe.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Netherlands
 297. What was the size of the main-battery on the Japanese battleship Yamato?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 18-inch
 298. Where and when was Adolf Hitler born?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Braunau Am Inn, Austria, April 20, 1889
 299. What was the world's most powerfully armed fighter in World War II?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Russian Polikarpov I-16
 300. What was unique about the CR42Falco?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: It was a WW II biplane fighter.
 301. What was the Anzio Express?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Nickname given to a German Railway Gun
 302. What were the primary weaknesses of the Sherman tank?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Thin armor, low-velocity gun
 303. Who built the airplane they called the "Mustang"?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: North American Aviation
 304. Which was the only U.S. Navy submarine to be sunk by a Japanese submarine in World War II?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: USS Corvina SS-226
 305. Heinrich Himmler, Reichsfuehrer of the SS, Chief of the German Police and SS. Which of the following is NOT true?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Shot and killed by British soldiers while trying to escape
 306. What country was not captured by the Nazi's?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Spain
 307. Who was the commander of the US Navy during WWII?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Admiral King
 308. What was the name of the first jet aircraft to be put into battle?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Me-262
 309. In what year did the Soviet Union enter the League of Nations?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 1934
 310. When did Germany launch the first V-2 bombs against Britain?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: September 8, 1944
 311. The German invasion of the Soviet Union began on June 22, 1941. Who announced the news of the invasion to the people of the Soviet Union?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Vyacheslav Molotov
 312. The name of the individual ration given for one day to a soldier in the field was _______ .
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: C Ration
 313. When German emissaries gave beseiged American troops at Bastogne a surrender ultimatum, this general answered, "Nuts!"
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Anthony C. McAuliffe
 314. What was the name of the Heavy Cruiser sank just two weeks before the end of WW II? (hint: It's name is mentioned by Robert Shaw in the movie "JAWS")
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: USS Indianapolis
 315. What claim to infamy is acredited to Alois Schicklgruber?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: He is Adolph Hitler's father
 316. This Soviet general organized an army in 1942 to fight on the side of the Germans. Who was he?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: General Andrei Vlasov
 317. To whom did Adolf Hitler dictate the transcript of "Mein Kampf"?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Rudolph Hess
 318. Which of these events did not happen during the Second World War?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Battle for the Pacific
 319. The United States equipped some of its servicemen with BAR Guns. BAR stood for:
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Browning Automatic Rifle
 320. What country had the largest civilian casualties?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Russia
 321. What was the first country to be demanded by Hitler as part of his 'Lebensraum'?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Czechoslovakia
 322. Where was Bernard L. Montgomery born and what is his date of birth?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: London, England on March 24, 1887
 323. Stalin made a pact with which of these leaders?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Hitler
 324. Which airborne operation was the largest of World War Two?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Allied drops on Wesel, Germany (Operation Varsity)
 325. "The economic clauses of the treaty were malignant and silly to the extent that made them obviously futile". Who said this about the Versailles Treaty's economic clauses?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Winston Churchill
 326. On what army was Operation "yaslo-gorlice" inflicted upon by the Russians in 1943?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Italian 8th
 327. Which country did NOT fall under any axis power?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Ireland
 328. What class of battleship was the USS Iowa?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Iowa class
 329. What was the standard U.S. Infantry weapon?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: M1Garand
 330. Who was the overall commander of all Allied forces at the war's end?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: General Eisenhower
 331. The Allies tried to fool the Germans into believing that they were going to invade France through the French port of Calais. To this end they built elaborate fake installations in the Dover area of south eastern England. What was the code name given to this operation?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Operation Fortitude
 332. Reichmarschall Hermann Goering was number one in Nazi Germany next to Hitler himself. Which of the following is NOT true?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: He was executed for war crimes on October 15, 1946.
 333. The last defensive line established by Germany across the Italian peninsula was known as...
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Gothic Line
 334. In what country is El Alamein, site of one of the major battles of the war in North Africa?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Egypt
 335. When did the Pz.VI Tiger Tank first go into production?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: August 1942
 336. What was the name given to the last great tank battle of World War 2?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Battle of the Bulge
 337. Which leader proclaimed "Peace in our time"?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Chamberlain
 338. What was the first ALLIED jet plane to enter service in World War 2?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Meteor
 339. On what day did Britian and France declare war on Germany?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: September 3, 1939
 340. The Grand Alliance between Great Britain, the United States, and the Soviet Union began to show signs of strain even before the end of the war. Which of the following was NOT a reason for that strain?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The need to de-Nazify Germany.
 341. Who was the leader of the USSR at the time of the war?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Stalin
 342. The post WWII Germany question caused serious tensions between what two former Allies?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: US and USSR
 343. What ineffective German government was headed by Chancellor Adolf Hitler by 1933?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Weimar Republic
 344. Which of the following was NOT the code name for an electronic warfare project during WWII?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Jasmine
 345. What was the 442nd Regimental Combat Team?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Japanese-American soldiers
 346. When did the P51 Mustang begin combat operations in WW II?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: April 1942
 347. After WW2, what two nations were split into four zones of occupation?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Germany and Austria
 348. Did Hitler and his mistress Eva Braun ever marry?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Yes
 349. What was the name of the biggest battleship ever?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Yamato
 350. Which of the following was referred to as the "Angel of Death"?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Josef Mengele
 351. On what date did Germany and Italy declare war on the United States, and in turn the United States declared war on Germany and Italy?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: December 11, 1941
 352. What was the first British Warship sunk during World War Two?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: H.M.S. Courageous
 353. Which is the operational code name for the British and Canadian raid on Dieppe?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Operation Jubilee
 354. What world force was created as a result of World War II?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: United Nations
 355. Which of these is Patton's first name?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: George
 356. Which of these is the equivalent of the scorched earth policy?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Burning land
 357. This man was head of Germany's Luftwaffe:
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Herman Goering
 358. Which of these were not one of the three airbone divisions that were dropped over Normandy?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 3rd American
 359. The word "panzerschiff" was used by the Germans to refer to...
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Lutzow, the Scheer, and the Graf Spee
 360. How may years did the Second World War last (from the day war was declared on Germany, to the end of hostilities with Japan)?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: September 3, 1939 - September 2, 1945
 361. Who was the first American General to command four field Armies in World War Two?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: General Omar N. Bradley
 362. Which one is not the name of a US carrier in WWII?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Utah
 363. What was the name of the admiral that commanded the Bismarck in battle and went down with his ship?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Gunther Lutjens
 364. In 1942, what was the code name of the operation that surrounded the German Sixth Army?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Uranus
 365. This was the first naval battle fought solely between aircraft carriers:
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Battle of the Coral Sea
 366. This last battle of World War II was fought on this island:
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Okinawa
 367. Two months after the invasion of Normandy, a combined American-Free French force landed near this town, routed the German defenders and swept north up the Route Napoleon.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: St.-Tropez
 368. What was the name of the Japanese 'Super Battleship'?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Yamato
 369. What was the name of the ONLY aircraft carrier produced by the Germans?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Graf Zeppelin
 370. Which country holds the distinction of capturing the greatest number of enemy troops in one place at one time in World War II?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Germany
 371. What country developed (initially thought up) the Blitzkrieg tactic?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Britain
 372. Which of these airfields was not on Pearl Harbor, during the attack of December 7, 1941?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Lackland
 373. Which was not a World War II aircraft carrier?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: USS Forestal
 374. On October 31 1941, weeks before a declaration of war, a US Navy Destroyer was torpedoed and sunk by a German U-Boat. What was the name of the US Destroyer?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: USS Reuben James
 375. On what two beaches did the British land on, on D-Day?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Sword and Gold
 376. What was the code name for the allied efforts to create an Atomic Bomb?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Manhattan Project
 377. Which was the operational code name for the evacuation of the British and French troops at Dunkirk?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Operation Dynamo
 378. What treaty ending WWI was a cause of German resentment before WWII?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Treaty of Versailles
 379. Which two British Battlecruisers were sunk while in action with the British Battleship HMS Prince Of Wales?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: HMS Hood and HMS Repulse
 380. Adolf Hitler's aborted plan to invade Great Britain was called:
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Operation Sealion
 381. Who was "The Last Fuhrer"?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Admiral Karl Donitz
 382. Which U.S. Army General was forced to leave the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1906 because he failed geometry?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Lt. General Courtney H. Hodges
 383. On what river is Stalingrad on?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Volga
 384. Who was the only U.S. Marine Corp General to ever command a field Army?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Maj. General Roy S. Geiger
 385. When did the U.S. 'officially' declare that war with Germany had ended?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: October 19, 1951
 386. What was the purpose of the Comintern?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: To promote Soviet interest abroad and 'spread the revolution'
 387. Which country was NOT for the Allies?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Thailand
 388. What air battle provided a rallying point for the British people during 1940 and early 1941?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Battle of Britain
 389. Who commanded the Luftwaffe?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Hermann Goering
 390. The Japanese built the two biggest battleships of World War II. One was called the Yamato, the other was called the?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Musashi
 391. What date was originally designated as D-Day?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: June 5, 1944
 392. Who was the Allied General, that the German High Command respected above all others?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: General George S. Patton Jr.
 393. With what political practice was the Domino Theory associated?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Communism
 394. Identufy the 3 US Carriers that were out at sea when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: USS Enterprise, USS Wasp, USS Hornet
 395. What was the code name of the operation for the invasion of Britain?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Sea Lion
 396. World War II started with the German invasion of Poland on this date:
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Septemer 1, 1939
 397. What date was Battle of the Bulge started, in 1944?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: December 16
 398. This SS man was nicknamed the 'Butcher of Lyon'. Who was he?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Klaus Barbie
 399. Who was the first German General to be killed in action after the Allied invasion of Normandy June 6, 1944?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Maj. General Wilhelm Falley
 400. Although many people refer to the Allied D-Day landings in Normandy as "Operation Overlord", the operation was actually called _______ .
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Operation Neptune
 401. What was the Luger's successor?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Walther P38
 402. Who was present at the Munich Conference?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Chamberlain, Daladier, Mussolini and Hitler
 403. This machinegun put out a lot of lead. Over 1200 rounds a minute! Allied troops called it (erroneously) the Spandau. What was the name of this weapon.
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: MG-42
 404. What is the name of the P-51?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Mustang
 405. At one point during World War II this man went by the code name "Admiral Q". Who was he?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Franklin Roosevelt
 406. What began in 1929 and was to have major consequences for the world in regard to causing another war?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Great Depression
 407. What US fighter was known to German fliers and the Fork Tailed Devil?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: P-38 Lightning
 408. Virtually everybody knows the name of the B-29 bomber that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima - the Enola Gay - but can you name the one that dropped the atomic bomb on Nagasaki 3 days later?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Bock's Car
 409. This country's forces fought and won the Battle For Berlin, bringing an end to the war in Europe:
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Russia
 410. What was the initial code name for the operation involving the invasion of Northern Africa by the Allies?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Gymnast
 411. Germany, like every other country in the war, had a service rifle, the Karbiner 98K. Do you know the dimensions of the bullet the rifle fired?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: 7.92mm x 57mm
 412. What famous World War II Naval battle is incorrectly named for a location other than where it was actually fought?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: The Battle of the Coral Sea
 413. What kind of planes attacked Japan on June 15, 1944?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: B-29 Superfortesses
 414. Who was the first British General to land in Normandy on D-Day 6 June 1944?
Your answer: N/A
Correct answer: Maj. General Richard Gale