World War II: Quiz


Question 1: [54] ________ immediately capitulated, and despite Allied support, Norway was conquered within two months.

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  Chinese civilians to be buried alive by Japanese soldiers.
  Allied to Axis GDP ratio

Question 3: [37] In March 1939, Germany invaded the remainder of Czechoslovakia and subsequently split it into the German ________ and the pro-German client state, the Slovak Republic.
Czechoslovak Republic (1918–1938)Second Czechoslovak RepublicProtectorate of Bohemia and MoraviaCzechoslovak government-in-exile

Question 4: Soon after these conflicts ended, North Korea invaded South Korea,[239] which was backed by the United Nations,[240] while ________ was backed by the Soviet Union and China.
Korean PeninsulaKorean People's NavyNorth KoreaVietnam

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  Soviet troops fought the Japanese during the Battle of Khalkin Gol in Mongolia, 1939.
  Prime Minister Winston Churchill gives the "Victory" sign to crowds in London on Victory in Europe Day.
  The Battle of Britain ended the German advance in Western Europe.

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  Prime Minister Winston Churchill gives the "Victory" sign to crowds in London on Victory in Europe Day.
  British troops firing a mortar during the Battle of Imphal, North East India, 1944.
  Atomic explosion at Nagasaki, 9 August 1945.
  German infantry and armoured vehicles battle the Soviet defenders on the streets of Kharkov, October 1941.

Question 7: Despite a stubborn resistance in Corregidor, the Philippines was eventually captured in May 1942, forcing the government of the ________ into exile.
Commonwealth of the PhilippinesManilaHistory of the PhilippinesManuel Roxas

Question 8: [17] Too weak to resist Japan, China appealed to the ________ for help.
United Nations Trusteeship CouncilLeague of NationsUnited Nations DayParis Peace Conference, 1919

Question 9: In early May 1942, Japan initiated operations to capture Port Moresby by ________ and thus sever communications and supply lines between the United States and Australia.
Military historyAerial warfareNaval warfareAmphibious warfare

Question 10: Mounting tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union soon evolved into the formation of the American-led NATO and the Soviet-led Warsaw Pact military alliances and the start of the ________ between them.
Vietnam WarCold WarJoseph StalinCentral Intelligence Agency

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