How Much Do You Know About Pearl Harbor?

Pearl Harbor is one of the most devastating and iconic events in U.S. history. How much do you know about Pearl Harbor? Take our quiz to find out!
START THE QUIZ!

Question 1/10

wikimedia.org
Who attacked Pearl Harbor?
Japanese Nazi Alliance
Imperial Korean Navy
Imperial Japanese Navy
Next Question

Question 2/10

wikimedia.org
Which war did Pearl Harbor push the U.S. in to?
World War II
World War I
Korean War
Next Question

Question 3/10

wikimedia.org
Where is Pearl Harbor located?
California
Hawaii
Massachusetts
Next Question

Question 4/10

wikimedia.org
How was Pearl Harbor attacked?
planes
ships
on foot
Next Question

Question 5/10

wikimedia.org
How many U.S. Navy battleships were destroyed in the Pearl Harbor attack?
five
seven
eight
Next Question

Question 6/10

wikimedia.org
Which of the following locations was also attacked in the same wave as Pearl Harbor?
Kota Bharu, Malaysia
Paradise Island, UK
Auschwitz, Germany
Next Question

Question 7/10

wikimedia.org
Who was the U.S. president during the Pearl Harbor attacks?
John F. Kennedy
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Richard Nixon
Next Question

Question 8/10

wikimedia.org
Who was the Commander-in-chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet during the Pearl Harbor attacks?
Husband E. Kimmel
Walter Short
Homer N. Wallin
Next Question

Question 9/10

wikimedia.org
Which of the following was a Japanese codename for the attack on Pearl Harbor?
Operation D-Day
Operation Z
Operation America
Next Question

Question 10/10

wikimedia.org
What was the date of the attack on Pearl Harbor?
December 7
November 6
December 26
Result
Not the best showing in the world, for sure. However, not everyone is great at memorizing historical fact, so we wouldn't worry about it too much. If you want though, give some of the other history quizzes we offer on the site a shot. Maybe you'll fare better there!

C+, Historically Clueless

wikimedia.org
Right!
While this wasn't the perfect score, you certainly had a pretty impressive showing, getting all the easy ones and a few otherwise. Why not take a look at some of the other history quizzes we offer here on the site, and try your hand at those? Great work!

B+, History Fan

wikimedia.org
Right!
Well, you're quite the history buff, for sure. We're willing to bet it's not just Pearl Harbor that you know all of these facts about, and you should consider taking some of the other U.S. history quizzes we feature here on the site. Great work!

A+, History Buff

wikimedia.org
Right!
Check Your Answers
Play Again
1
Who attacked Pearl Harbor?
Japanese Nazi Alliance
Imperial Korean Navy
Imperial Japanese Navy
2
Which war did Pearl Harbor push the U.S. in to?
World War II
World War I
Korean War
3
Where is Pearl Harbor located?
California
Hawaii
Massachusetts
4
How was Pearl Harbor attacked?
planes
ships
on foot
5
How many U.S. Navy battleships were destroyed in the Pearl Harbor attack?
five
seven
eight
6
Which of the following locations was also attacked in the same wave as Pearl Harbor?
Kota Bharu, Malaysia
Paradise Island, UK
Auschwitz, Germany
7
Who was the U.S. president during the Pearl Harbor attacks?
John F. Kennedy
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Richard Nixon
8
Who was the Commander-in-chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet during the Pearl Harbor attacks?
Husband E. Kimmel
Walter Short
Homer N. Wallin
9
Which of the following was a Japanese codename for the attack on Pearl Harbor?
Operation D-Day
Operation Z
Operation America
10
What was the date of the attack on Pearl Harbor?
December 7
November 6
December 26