What Do You Know About WW2?

World War II was the most terrible war in recorded history, claiming tens of millions of lives around the world, and wreaking havoc on the political and economic structures of dozens of nations. How much do you know about this horrific global war?
Which one of these countries did NOT remain neutral during WWII?
Which best describes Germany’s standard invasion strategy at the beginning of World War II?
Attacking with a combination of speed and overwhelming force
Convert the population ahead of the army and sabotage from within
Draw out battles to exhust the enemy
Intimidate the enemy into a surrender by amassing huge forces on its border
In a Nazi concentration camp, a pink triangle identified a prisoner as...
Political Prisoner
Which American tank was the most commonly used tank in WW2, seeing over 50,000 in production?
The Panzer IV Tank
The Sherman Tank
The Tiger Tank
The Matilda II Tank
What two countries were already involved in a military conflict before the beginning of World War II?
Japan and China
Germany and Austria
Germany and Greece
Japan and India
What country lost the most lives in World War II?
United States
What English code breaker created a machine that helped to decrypt Nazi messages?
Alan Turing
Stephen Hawking
Sir William Thompson
Charles Babbage
Which naval battle was considered the turning point of the Pacific Ocean Theater during World War 2?
Battle of Midway
Battle of the Gulf
Battle of the Coral Sea
Battle of the Eastern Solomons
Which was the first Axis Power to surrender?
What was Hitler’s primary justification for invading Russia during WW2, thus breaking their previous agreement?
Stalin was preparing to attack Germany
Germany needed more space for its population
That the Russians were an inferior race
That the Russians were communists
True or False: Once deposed, Mussolini was rescued from prison by the German SS and taken to see Hitler.
What was the Nazi code name for a planned invasion of the United Kingdom during WW2?
Operation Overlord
Operation Teacup
Operation Centurion
Operation Sea Lion
Which country was the site of most of the Nazi extermination camps?
Not Great... Try Again?
WWII didn't happen yesterday. We are only 20 years away from it being a century ago. That said, it WAS the greatest conflict in human history, and the ripples from that conflict are still felt today. For that reason and not wanting to repeat history, you should try and learn more about this great war. How about trying again?
Nice One!
You definitely have a pretty good amount of knowledge about WW2, the biggest war we've had on this planet. This is very important, because many are starting to forget the lessons we all learned from that war, and it behooves us to remember it and remember it well, or we might repeat our mistakes...
You Never Forgot...
Congratulations on acing this quiz! There are some tricky questions here, which means you really know your WW2 history. That's a wonderful thing, because many are starting to forget the details of this war, and we never want to forget those important lessons it taught us. A terrific achievement, good for you!
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