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Pacific Theater of WW2

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20 questions
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  • Q1
    Who were forced to march in the Bataan Death March?
    Germans
    Japs
    Asians
    American and Filipino POW
    20s
  • Q2
    Tokyo's raid was led by who?
    Hitler
    Rommel
    Montgomery
    James Doolittle
    20s
  • Q3
    What did Guadalcanal achieve?
    Assassinate Admiral Yamamoto
    Conquered Paris
    Infiltrate German ranks
    End all Jap expansion attempts
    15s
  • Q4
    What type of battle was Tarwawa?
    Subs vs Cruiser
    Air raid
    Land
    Amphibian assault
    20s
  • Q5
    By seizing Saipan, the Americans neared what?
    Tiwan
    Japanese archipelago
    United States of America
    Germany
    20s
  • Q6
    Heralded as the greatest carrier battle of WW2, the Battle of the Philippine Sea achieved what?
    It destroyed a Japanese air base
    It got rid of the Japanese planes
    It sank Adm. Yamamoto's favorite ship
    It eliminated the Imperial Japanese Navy
    22s
  • Q7
    Why did Japan capture Guam?
    People
    Closer to the United States
    Had a lot of bananas
    Wanted to use it to transport ships
    20s
  • Q8
    Following the Battle of Leyte Gulf, the Americans invaded what?
    El Alemaine
    The Philippines
    Hawaii
    Japan
    20s
  • Q9
    The battle of Iwo Jima is often called what?
    The most strategically inept movement of the American Navy.
    The greatest cruiser on cruiser battle.
    The most interesting thing that happens in the Pacific War.
    The bloodiest Marine battle in history.
    20s
  • Q10
    What was Okinawa?
    the first major battle
    a regular battle
    The last major battle
    the smallest battle
    20s
  • Q11
    What was Nimitz the commander of in WW2?
    Titanic
    The US Pacific Fleet
    Japanese Marine Corps
    The US Navy
    20s
  • Q12
    What were Yamamoto's most famous words?
    "You will be waking a slumbering giant."
    "Always put cream in your coffee."
    "Don't pull the pin, you idiot."
    "Living well is the best revenge."
    20s
  • Q13
    What did MacArthur do in WW2?
    Commanded Allied forces in Asia Pacific
    Flew Kamaikazes
    Bombed Japan
    Lied and helped Japan
    20s
  • Q14
    What was the purpose of Kamikazes?
    Bomb Iowa
    To help people
    Blow up ships, while giving up life
    To eat people
    20s
  • Q15
    What precious cargo was the USS Indianapolis carrying in the summer of 1945?
    The components of an atom bomb.
    The Japanese battle plans.
    A backup string of soldiers.
    More rations and supplies.
    20s

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