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  There are 45 quizzes and 540 trivia questions in this category.

Take this hour's quiz: WW2 Maritime - Mixed Questions

A quiz every hour! Over 540 questions in rotation. Recent Scores

Leyte Gulf - Death of a Navy

For three days in October 1944 the US Navy and the remnants of the Imperial Japanese Navy engaged in a titanic struggle for mastery of the waters around the Philippines.
Tough (15 qns)
Oct 14 07
1494 plays
War Beneath the Waves: A Submariner's Story

This is a quiz about the U.S. Navy's undersea warriors during WWII: the submariners. Do you know what it took to become a submarine sailor during history's greatest conflict?
Average (15 qns)
Aug 21 15
228 plays
US Aircraft Carriers in WWII

The carrier changed the nature of naval warfare for ever. It made the battleship obsolete and increased the striking power of a task force. This quiz is about the US carriers used in WWII.
Average (10 qns)
Mar 27 11
633 plays
Aircraft Carriers, Cruisers and Destroyers

A quiz about destroyers, aircraft carriers and cruisers which served in World War II.
Difficult (15 qns)
Jun 27 07
1728 plays
About the Bismarck

Quiz about the short life of the Battleship Bismarck.
Average (15 qns)
Jun 19 02
4221 plays
Sink the Bismarck!

The Bismarck was one of the largest battleships of WWII. If it had been allowed to menace Allied convoys, who knows what damage it might have done.
Average (10 qns)
Mar 20 11
657 plays
Dutch Navy in World War II

This is a quiz about the Dutch Navy in WWII for all you quiz buffs.
Tough (10 qns)
Nov 18 06
549 plays
World War II's Famous Ships

A short quiz on some of World War II's most famous naval warships. Good luck! :D It will be in the format of "I am/was" and you have to select the right warship in order to continue.
Average (10 qns)
Jun 19 10
783 plays
Name the Ship

Here you will find a general description of famous warship who were involved in some way in the Second World War. It's up to you to figure which one it was from the information I will feed you. Good luck, I think this is a tough one!
Difficult (15 qns)
Mar 14 02
3846 plays
The Battleships of WWII

Just a little quiz to test your know-how on the big-gunned ships of WWII.
Average (10 qns)
Nov 05 03
3012 plays
The Battle of the Atlantic

"... the only thing that ever really frightened me during the war was the U-boat peril."- Winston S. Churchill
Difficult (25 qns)
Feb 09 08
705 plays
World War II Maritime Disasters

Some of the many WWII maritime disasters and near misses.
Tough (10 qns)
Jul 14 01
2058 plays
U-Boats: Germany's Underwater Menace

The U-Boat almost turned the tide for Germany during WWII. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
Mar 10 11
366 plays
USS Yorktown Sinking

The Yorktown was a ship that was sunk by Japanese torpedoes in World War II. Take this quiz and find out her history.
Average (10 qns)
May 30 07
831 plays
German WW2 Warships

Okay, a quiz on German World War II warships. I'll give you dates, events, etc. and you name the ship.
Average (10 qns)
Feb 21 01
3009 plays
USS Massachusetts

How well do you know do you know the American South Dakota class battleship USS Massachusetts?
Tough (10 qns)
Dec 31 03
567 plays
Sink 'Em All: The Story of the USS Wahoo

This quiz is about the USS Wahoo (SS-238), perhaps the most famous of all U.S. submarines during WWII. If you are not a submarine buff, it will probably be very difficult.
Tough (15 qns)
Sep 08 14
159 plays
Royal Navy Losses In World War Two

Royal Navy ships lost during the 2nd World War.
Average (10 qns)
Feb 22 01
2022 plays
HMS Ark Royal, Hermes and Illustrious, etc.

A short quiz about Royal Navy aircraft carriers in WWII.
Average (10 qns)
Aug 19 03
897 plays
U-Boat: The Silent Hunter

The German U-boat had every merchant and naval seaman living in fear as they stalked convoys like hungry wolfs, fired their torpedos and slipped away, silently into the deep. This quiz is a broad look at the dreaded U-boat.
Average (10 qns)
Jul 18 03
1569 plays
The Kriegsmarine #2

This quiz is about on the history of the German Navy in World War II - the Kriegsmarine.
Very Difficult (15 qns)
Nov 10 05
711 plays
Japanese Battleships of WWII

A short, fairly straightforward quiz on Japanese battleships that served in the Second World War. Enjoy!
Tough (10 qns)
Sep 25 08
570 plays
The Real USS Enterprise CV-6

Quiz about one of the US Navy's greatest warships to sail the Earth's oceans. The quiz deals with events the ship experienced during World War II.
Average (10 qns)
Jan 08 03
1341 plays
The Kriegsmarine #1

This quiz is based on the history of the German Navy in World War II - the Kriegsmarine.
Very Difficult (15 qns)
Nov 09 05
630 plays
Iowa Class - America's Last Battleships

The Iowa Class battleships were the last of the great battleships in the U.S. Navy. Conceived as the ultimate naval weapon system, their actual use differed significantly from that original concept and morphed into a 21st century combat platform.
Tough (10 qns)
Jun 24 12
264 plays
Sink the Bismarck!

This quiz is about the famous battleship Bismarck. It was one of the most feared battleships in the German navy in WWII. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
Apr 09 07
1248 plays
US Aircraft Carriers I

This quiz is about US aircraft carriers that served in WWII.
Difficult (10 qns)
Sep 13 04
1329 plays
WWII and Postwar Warships

In this quiz, I will describe a famous warship of the World War II or post-war era, and you will have to choose what ship is being described.
Very Difficult (20 qns)
Dec 08 02
1731 plays
Submarines at War - WWII

This is a test of your knowledge of submarines (actually, they should be called submersibles) during World War Two. It includes questions about various nations' submarine activities.
Difficult (25 qns)
Dec 28 01
831 plays
Big Naval Guns: II

I thought that Big Naval Guns was a good quiz and decided to add a second part. Enjoy! As in Big Naval Guns I, in this quiz, I will give you a vessel name and you will give me the caliber of the vessel's main armamnent.
Average (10 qns)
Nov 14 06
885 plays
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