Quiz : European History 1940-1949



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Question 1 : What very deadly Battle began in December 1944?
Answer a: Battle of the Bulge
Answer b: Battle of Crete
Answer c: Battle of Madagascar
Answer d: Battle of Overloon

Question 2 : What company was created in 1948 when the British railroad industry was nationalized?
Answer a: British Railways
Answer b: British R and R
Answer c: British Train Company
Answer d: London Transport

Question 3 : Which English science fiction writer died in 1946?
Answer a: Arthur Miller
Answer b: H.G. Wells
Answer c: H.P. Lovecraft
Answer d: Thomas Mann

Question 4 : What Wales city was bombed for the first time in July 1940?
Answer a: Bangor
Answer b: Cardiff
Answer c: Neath
Answer d: St. Davids

Question 5 : In 1949, the constitution of what country was approved?
Answer a: Central Germany
Answer b: East Germany
Answer c: North Germany
Answer d: South Germany

Question 6 : In 1946, William Joyce was hung for committing what crime?
Answer a: Grand Theft Auto
Answer b: Murder
Answer c: Perjury
Answer d: Treason

Question 7 : In 1942, Vic Oliver was the first castaway on what long running radio program?
Answer a: Desert Island Discs
Answer b: Music Makers
Answer c: My Favourite Album
Answer d: Track to Track

Question 8 : First launched in 1944, what was the name of the weapon known as a Doodlebug?
Answer a: Fritz X
Answer b: Kettering Torpedo
Answer c: V-1 Flying Bomb
Answer d: V-5 Cannon

Question 9 : Beginning in 1949, where is The Times and The Sunday Times Literature Festival held?
Answer a: Cheltenham
Answer b: Chesterland
Answer c: Chetlinburg
Answer d: Hamtenchile

Question 10 : What organization was awarded the 1944 Nobel Peace Prize?
Answer a: Oxfam
Answer b: Red Cross
Answer c: UNESCO
Answer d: United Nations

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