How much do you know about World War II? Take this quiz and find out:

  1. What was Operation Dynamo?
  2. Where was the Battle of Britain fought?
  3. Where is Pearl Harbour?
  4. By what nickname was William Joyce known?
  5. Who did the National Service No. 2 Act of 1941 affect?
  6. What was the first commodity to be rationed?
  7. Complete the following speech by Winston Churchill: We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the —- and —— , we shall fight on the ——-, we shall fight on the ——- ——-, We shall never ———.’
  8. What does the acronym WAAF stand for?
  9. Where were British codebreakers based?
  10. What were Avro Lancasters?

 

 

 

Answers

  1. The evacuation from Dunkirk
  2. In the skies above Britain
  3. Hawaii
  4. Lord Haw Haw
  5. Women (subject to age and circumstance)
  6. Petrol
  7. We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, We shall never surrender.’
  8. Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
  9. Bletchley Park
  10. Bomber planes

 

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