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World War II

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  • Q1
    The alliance of Germany, Italy, and Japan during World War II.
    The Triple Entente
    The Allied Powers
    The Central Powers
    The Axis Powers
    30s
  • Q2
    The term for the series of military operations that took place in Western Europe during World War II, consisting of the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944.
    D-Day
    C-Day
    V-Day
    R-Day
    30s
  • Q3
    The term for the military alliance of the United States, Soviet Union, United Kingdom, and other countries during World War II, opposed to the Axis Powers.
    The Allied Powers
    The Triple Entente
    The Central Powers
    The Axis Powers
    30s
  • Q4
    The term for the event that marked the official surrender of Nazi Germany and the end of World War II in Europe, taking place on May 8, 1945.
    VE Day
    Pearl Harbor Attack
    Hiroshima Bombing
    Dunkirk Evacuation
    30s
  • Q5
    The policy of appeasement adopted by European powers towards Adolf Hitler's aggressive expansionist policies in the lead-up to World War II.
    Containment
    Isolationism
    Appeasement
    Interventionism
    30s
  • Q6
    What term describes the strategy used by the United States to defeat Japan by capturing key Pacific islands one by one during World War II?
    Trench Warfare
    Total War
    Guerilla Warfare
    Blitzkrieg
    Island Hopping
    30s
  • Q7
    What term refers to the release of atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States during World War II?
    Blockade
    Firebombing
    Atomic Bombings
    Blitzkrieg
    30s
  • Q8
    What term is used to describe the surprise military strike by the Japanese Navy against the United States naval base in Hawaii on December 7, 1941?
    Battle of Stalingrad
    Pearl Harbor attack
    Hiroshima bombing
    Normandy invasion
    30s
  • Q9
    What term is used to describe the systematic killing of approximately six million Jews by the Nazi regime during World War II?
    Holocaust
    Inquisition
    Crusade
    Pogrom
    30s
  • Q10
    What term refers to the deliberate and systematic destruction of a racial, political, or cultural group?
    Annexation
    Surrender
    Genocide
    Armistice
    30s
  • Q11
    What term refers to the group of nations, including the United States, the Soviet Union, and Great Britain, that fought against the Axis powers during World War II?
    Enemies
    Neighbors
    Allies
    Comrades
    30s
  • Q12
    What term refers to the political party led by Adolf Hitler that was responsible for the rise of fascism in Germany during World War II?
    Rebel
    Patriot
    Monarch
    Nazi
    30s
  • Q13
    What term is used to describe the period of time in Europe from 1939 to 1945 during which World War II was fought?
    World War II
    Korean War
    Cold War
    Vietnam War
    30s
  • Q14
    Which leader of the Soviet Union played a key role in leading the country during World War II and negotiating with the Allies?
    Adolf Hitler
    Joseph Stalin
    Benito Mussolini
    Winston Churchill
    30s
  • Q15
    Which country was part of the Axis Powers during World War II, alongside Germany and Italy?
    United Kingdom
    France
    Soviet Union
    Japan
    30s

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