Can You Answer 12 World War II Questions?

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Question 1/12

history.com
In what year did World War II end?
1942
1944
1945
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Question 2/12

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What naval base was bombed by the Japanese on December 7, 1941, causing the US to enter the war?
Pearl Harbor
Barking Sands
Dobbins
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Question 3/12

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In which year were Jews ordered to wear the yellow star of David?
1939
1941
1943
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Question 4/12

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True or False: During the Battle of Iwo Jima, US Marine Corps deaths outnumbered Japanese servicemen deaths.
True
False
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Question 5/12

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During the war, Japan bombed China with fleas infected with what?
Yellow fever
Bubonic plague
Diphtheria
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Question 6/12

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In Europe, the war began with the invasion of which country by Nazi Germany?
Ireland
Denmark
Poland
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Question 7/12

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Which came first: VE (Victory Over Europe) Day or VJ (Victory Over Japan) Day?
VE Day
VJ Day
They happened on the same date.
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Question 8/12

telegraph.co.uk
True or False: The number of Jews killed by Germans during the war outnumbers any other group of people killed by another single country.
True
False
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Question 9/12

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The mass gassing of Jews at which very infamous concentration camp began on January 1, 1942?
Dachau
Auschwitz
Warsaw
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Question 10/12

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What was the name of the battleship that the Japanese delegation signed the instrument of surrender aboard?
Battleship San Francisco
Battleship Enterprise
Battleship Missouri
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Question 11/12

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True or False: Canada declared war on Japan after the attack of Pearl Harbor before the United States did.
True
False
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Question 12/12

un.org
Following the war, in 1946, the United Nations met for the first time in what country?
United States
England
Switzerland
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1
In what year did World War II end?
1942
1944
1945
2
What naval base was bombed by the Japanese on December 7, 1941, causing the US to enter the war?
Pearl Harbor
Barking Sands
Dobbins
3
In which year were Jews ordered to wear the yellow star of David?
1939
1941
1943
4
True or False: During the Battle of Iwo Jima, US Marine Corps deaths outnumbered Japanese servicemen deaths.
True
False
5
During the war, Japan bombed China with fleas infected with what?
Yellow fever
Bubonic plague
Diphtheria
6
In Europe, the war began with the invasion of which country by Nazi Germany?
Ireland
Denmark
Poland
7
Which came first: VE (Victory Over Europe) Day or VJ (Victory Over Japan) Day?
VE Day
VJ Day
They happened on the same date.
8
True or False: The number of Jews killed by Germans during the war outnumbers any other group of people killed by another single country.
True
False
9
The mass gassing of Jews at which very infamous concentration camp began on January 1, 1942?
Dachau
Auschwitz
Warsaw
10
What was the name of the battleship that the Japanese delegation signed the instrument of surrender aboard?
Battleship San Francisco
Battleship Enterprise
Battleship Missouri
11
True or False: Canada declared war on Japan after the attack of Pearl Harbor before the United States did.
True
False
12
Following the war, in 1946, the United Nations met for the first time in what country?
United States
England
Switzerland