World War II, also known as the Second World War, was the most destructive and far-reaching conflict in human history. From 1939 to 1945, countries all over the world were drawn into a struggle between the Axis and Allied powers. More than 70 million people died as a result of the conflict, and sound and imagery of the war is still present in popular culture today. Many countries were devastated by the destruction that WW2 caused, with some losing millions of lives and millions more permanently displaced. The war saw the emergence of powerful new weapons such as the atomic bomb, and it also marked a time of worldwide societal changes, such as the rise of the United Nations. This trivia template is designed to challenge your knowledge of the events of the Second World War. Test your WW2 knowledge now!
1) Which country declared war on Germany first?
2) Which type of bombs were used in the Blitz of London?
3) Who was the leader of the Soviet Union during WW2?
4) Whom did the Nazis consider to be their enemies?
5) What type of units were used extensively in WW2?
6) What was the code-name for the invasion of France by the Allied forces?
7) Who was the leader of the United States during much of WW2?
8) What was the name of Hitler's plan to take over Europe?
9) What was the name of the attack on Pearl Harbor?
10) In what year did WW2 end?
11) What was the name of the Western Allies during WW2?
12) What was the primary goal of the Axis powers?
13) What was the name of the Nazi party?
14) How many countries were part of the Axis Powers?
15) Which of the following countries was not a part of the Axis powers?
16) What was the official name of WW2?
17) Where did the Allies land on D-Day?
18) Who were the principal opponents in WW2?
19) What weapon was employed by Germany to attack London?
20) How many countries were part of the Allied Powers?
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