15 questions about World War II every adult should answer. Average score? Let me just say: Oops

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The World War II has dozens of stories to be told. From troops figures to plots and secrets, this belic event has it all. However, can you answer these questions about it? Average score: 8/15.

15 questions about World War II every adult should answer. Average score? Let me just say: Oops


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  • Question of

    What triggered the beginning of the World War II ?

    • The USA invading Mexico
    • Hitler’s dictatorship in Germany
    • Nazi troops invading Poland
    • USA declaring the war to Germany
  • Question of

    The nations involved in the war formed two opposing alliances. What were they called?

    • The Allies and The United Nations
    • The Communist Parties and the Allies
    • The Nazi Reich and the Allies
    • The Axis and The Allies
  • Question of

    How many years did World War II last?

    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
  • Question of

    Who was the leader of Japan during WWII?

    • Emperor Meiji
    • Emperor Hirohito
    • Emperor Akihito
    • Mao Zedong
  • Question of

    What was the goal of Nazi Germany’s September Campaign?

    • Invade Poland
    • Electing Adolf Hitler as Supreme Leader of Germany
    • Invade Russia
    • Invade Great Britain
  • Question of

    Which country helped Germany invade Poland?

    • China
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • The Soviet Union
  • Question of

    Who was the U.S. president when Pearl Harbor was attacked?

    • Richard Nixon
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    • Dwight Eisenhower
    • Herbert Hoover
  • Question of

    During the whole conflict, were there more civilian or battle-related deaths?

    • Civilian casualties
    • Battle-related deaths
    • Equal number
    • It’s impossible to tell to that extent
  • Question of

    Some historians believe what contributing factor helped set the stage for World War II?

    • The Great Depression
    • Instability in Europe after World War I
    • Germany’s strong revenge feeling since World War I
    • All of the above
  • Question of

    Adolf Hitler predicted the war in his memoir published in 1925. What was it called?

    • Biography of a hero
    • Mein Kampf!
    • Heimat
    • Meinen Triumph!
  • Question of

    Which branch of the military did John. F. Kennedy serve in during World War II ?

    • Army
    • Navy
    • Coast Guard
    • Medical Corps
  • Question of

    Which event led the U.S. to enter World War II ?

    • Nazi Party invading Poland
    • Soviet Union helping Hitler invade Poland
    • The Pearl Harbor Attack
    • Sinking of the Lusitania
  • Question of

    Who was the leader of the Soviet Union during World War II ?

    • Vladimir Lenin
    • Joseph Stalin
    • Karl Marx
    • Otto von Bismarck
  • Question of

    When was Pearl Harbor attacked?

    • 1939
    • 1940
    • 1941
    • 1942
  • Question of

    British engineer Robert Watson-Watt’s radio-wave device was designed to be a weapon, but it actually became what kind of technology?

    • Microwave
    • Sonar
    • Radar
    • Solar


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