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World War II 1942-1945 Pacific

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  • Q1
    The island in the Pacific where the Marines raised the flag.
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    Okinawa
    Hawaii
    Guadalcanal
    Iwo Jima
    20s
  • Q2
    The island in the Pacific where the Americans first defeated the Japanese on land.
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    Iwo Jima
    Okinawa
    Guadalcanal
    Hawaii
    20s
  • Q3
    This type of plane dropped both atomic bombs.
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    B-17
    B-29
    B-52
    B-24
    20s
  • Q4
    What was the name of the strategy used by the U.S. in the Pacific Theater?
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    Island-Hopping
    Island-Destruction
    Blitzkrieg
    Air-Sea-Land
    20s
  • Q5
    What was the turning point in the Pacific Theater?
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    Guadalcanal
    El Alamein
    Stalingrad
    Midway
    20s
  • Q6
    Where was the first atomic bomb dropped?
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    Nagasaki
    Hiroshima
    Kyote
    Tokyo
    20s
  • Q7
    Where was the second atomic bomb dropped?
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    Hiroshima
    Kyote
    Tokyo
    Nagasaki
    20s
  • Q8
    Who was the U.S. Navy commander in the Pacific Theater?
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    Nimitz
    Eisenhower
    MacArthur
    Patton
    20s
  • Q9
    Who was the U.S. Army commander in the Pacific Theater?
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    Nimitz
    Eisenhower
    MacArthur
    Patton
    20s
  • Q10
    Which U.S. president decided to use the atomic bombs in Japan?
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    Roosevelt
    Eisenhower
    Truman
    Kennedy
    20s
  • Q11
    Which U.S. president died before the end of World War II?
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    Eisenhower
    Roosevelt
    Truman
    Kennedy
    20s
  • Q12
    When was the second atomic bombs dropped on Japan?
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    August 9, 1945
    August 6, 1945
    December 7, 1941
    June 6. 1944
    20s
  • Q13
    When was the first atomic bombs dropped on Japan?
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    August 9, 1945
    August 6, 1945
    June 6. 1944
    December 7, 1941
    20s
  • Q14
    How did the Doolittle Raid help America in WWII?
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    captured supplies Americans needed badly
    Raised American morale
    destroyed the Japanese Navy
    was a turning point in the war
    20s
  • Q15
    Japanese suicide pilots were known as
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    kaga
    zuikaku
    kamikaze
    akagi
    20s

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