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Battle of Alam el Halfa: Quiz


Question 1: From the start things went wrong for Rommel; the ________ spotted the Axis vehicle concentrations and unleashed several air attacks on them.
Royal Air ForceLuftwaffeBritish Armed ForcesBritish Army

Question 2: The Battle of Alam el Halfa took place between 30 August and 5 September 1942 south of El Alamein during the Western Desert Campaign of the ________.
World War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarSoviet occupationsCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War II

Question 3: The position north of the New Zealand Division, however, was held by 5th Indian Infantry Division (it was relieved by ________ on 9 September):
Indian Army during World War II5th Infantry Division (India)10th Indian Infantry Division4th Infantry Division (India)

Question 4: Montgomery's refusal to exploit his victory allowed him to preserve his forces and build his logistics for the decisive offensive in October that came to be known as the ________.
Western Desert CampaignOperation CrusaderSecond Battle of El AlameinFirst Battle of El Alamein

Question 5: It should be noted that ________ were at the time in Cyprus.
Indian Army during World War II4th Infantry Division (India)10th Indian Infantry Division8th Infantry Division (India)

Question 6: [5] Furthermore, the original Axis plan for the ________ in June had been to pause for six weeks on the Egyptian frontier after the capture of Tobruk to regroup and rearm.
Operation CrusaderBattle of GazalaWestern Desert CampaignFirst Battle of El Alamein

Question 7: ________
Second Sino-Japanese WarList of military engagements of World War IIInvasion of French IndochinaList of World War II battles

Question 8: Rommel, however, had decided to maintain his momentum to prevent Eighth Army from organising new defenses and thus pursue the British and Commonwealth forces to Cairo and possibly the ________.
EgyptSuez CrisisAncient historySuez Canal

Question 9: Montgomery did not exploit his defensive victory, deciding instead to consolidate his forces for the ________.
Western Desert CampaignSecond Battle of El AlameinOperation CrusaderFirst Battle of El Alamein

Question 10: ________ of the Royal Navy dropped flares to illuminate targets for Vickers Wellington bombers and for the artillery[22]; also, the minefields that were thought to be thin turned out to be deep.
Fairey SwordfishFairey FulmarFairey BarracudaFairey Albacore


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