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World War II raged from 1939 to 1945, involving the vast majority of nations. It resulted in the deaths of at least 60 million soldiers and civilians. This category explores the war, its history, and its legacy.   

There are 531 quizzes and 5,310 trivia questions in this category.
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Trivia Quizzes in category World War II
1
Military Nick-Names 10 questions

Nick-names can be terms of affection or witty insights describing character. See if you can identify these military commanders from the Second World War by their nick-names.
Average
mstanaway
10818 plays
2
World War 2 in General 25 questions

General World War II knowledge that shouldn't be too difficult for most.
Average
bertho
38226 plays
3
World War 2 from K-O 20 questions

This third quiz explores World War 2 with the letters K, L, M, N, and O.
Tough
kabeesh
3852 plays
4
US World War II Rationing 10 questions

During war, sacrifices are required by both the military and those they left behind. Here are some questions about wartime rationing on the home front during WW2 in the US.
Difficult
Rehaberpro
1782 plays
5
American Special Forces WW2 15 questions

The elite units of the Airborne, Rangers and 1st Special Service Forces were used to spearhead difficult attacks and stalemates throughout the war. This quiz is a broad history and a look at some major campaigns.
Average
Bertho
4656 plays
6
Key Battles of World War II 10 questions

The bloodiest war in history certainly had its pivotal battles that would have a huge impact on its outcome. Most of the battles are fairly well known so it shouldn't be too hard.
Average
Avalice
6711 plays
7
Airborne! US Paras in WWII 10 questions

They were best we had. This quiz is for the US Airborne forces in WWII.
Tough
beterave
1215 plays
8
WWII - Strange & Interesting Facts: 1 10 questions

I was a child living the United States during WWII. It has interested me ever since and I read anything I can get my hands on about this war. This is my first attempt at creating a trivia quiz about it or, for that matter, anything else.
Very Difficult
HurricaneBill
7428 plays
9
World War 2: Mixture 2 10 questions

This is a quiz about the world's greatest conflict.
Tough
kabeesh
4770 plays
10
World War 2 Mixture 3 10 questions

This is my third quiz on World War 2. Anything about World War 2 could be on this quiz.
Tough
kabeesh
5916 plays
11
WWII Trivia 10 questions

This quiz has no specific theme except that it's all about WWII. Enjoy!
Tough
Demon_Boy
3330 plays
12
Allied Powers of World War II 10 questions

This is a general quiz about some of the Allied Powers in World War II.
Average
jagphillyfan1
4290 plays
13
Bread and Circuses 10 questions

The British policy of appeasement toward Nazi Germany failed to halt that country's aggressive expansionism, ultimately playing a part in plunging the world into war.
Average
pollucci19
336 plays
14
The Participants of World War II 10 questions

This quiz is about the countries and continents that fought in WWII. Please note that colonies and commonwealths fall under their mother country and their mother country's continent. Good luck!
Tough
halofan333
5313 plays
15
A Greenhorn's Guide to World War Two 20 questions

Allow me to take you on a quiz-trip to the world of panzers and commandos, huge battleships and huge egos, the world of heroes and smartly dressed devils. Most questions are relatively easy. Enjoy the trip!
Average
MrRadt
1242 plays
16
WWII - Strange & Interesting Facts: 2 10 questions

This is my second "Strange and Interesting Facts" quiz on World War Two.
Difficult
HurricaneBill
4179 plays
17
World War II: Locations 10 questions

Another beginners' quiz on WWII. Hope you'll have fun :)
Average
WW2Master123
1572 plays
18
WWII in General 10 questions

Basic knowledge of WWII.
Tough
kristina_0907
9483 plays
19
When Good Men Do Nothing 10 questions

Are you a good man or woman? Then why do nothing, when evil things prevail? Let's look at some folks who didn't confront morally wrong issues. And at some who did. (Thanks Midget40, for the quiz challenge)
Tough
logcrawler
1425 plays
20
Interesting Facts from WWII - Part I 10 questions

There are many unusual and interesting facts that have come out of WWII. Here are just a few of them.
Tough
zambesi
621 plays
21
Quotes from World War Two 10 questions

1938-1946 saw the World turn upside down with a War that changed the way we lived. Who said what, though?
Average
doomed
5058 plays
22
World War II Mixture 10 questions

This is a quiz on various aspects of World War 2.
Difficult
kabeesh
4992 plays
23
World War 2 Operations 15 questions

Questions about the operations and battles of World War 2.
Average
paulsr
15120 plays
24
WWII - Strange & Interesting Facts: 3 10 questions

This is the third in my Strange and Interesting Facts of World War Two. I hope you enjoy it.
Very Difficult
HurricaneBill
4149 plays
25
The Old Breed: US Marine Corps In WWII 10 questions

The United States could not have taken Guadalcanal without them; these men were legends in the Corps.
Tough
beterave
840 plays
26
More GI Jargon (US Army) 10 questions

Here is more GI jargon that was used in WWII.
Average
beterave
1683 plays
27
Celebrities at War 10 questions

A quiz about some well known folks and how they spent World War II.
Difficult
Tohemp
1479 plays
28
Structure of WWII 15 questions

This is quite an easy and informative quiz. I hope you like it! :)
Easy
Corycool
13200 plays
29
World War II Trivia (Mainly U.S.) 10 questions

This is my second World War II Quiz, but this one is a little more tricky. Good Luck!
Average
nwehe
4344 plays
30
African Americans in WWII 10 questions

'Soldiers were fighting the world's worst racist, Adolph Hitler in the world's most segregated army' - Stephen Ambrose
Tough
beterave
420 plays
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