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  10 Question Blitzkrieg Quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
The history of World War II has been explored thoroughly but even aspects of the war in Europe are not well known. How well do you know these less documented battles and events?
Difficult, 10 Qns, rnddude, Aug 01 13
Difficult
rnddude
357 plays
2.
  World War Two: European Theater popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is a quiz about some of the battles and sidelights of the European Theater of Operations in World War II.
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Apr 14 22
Average
CmdrK gold member
Apr 14 22
329 plays
3.
  World War II Operation Code Names World War II Operation Code Names popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Most of us know about Operation Overlord (the invasion of Normandy, in case you don't), but that was only one of many operations during the Second World War. Here are a few more.
Average, 10 Qns, reedy, May 02 13
Average
reedy gold member
1180 plays
4.
  Fooling the Nazis best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Throughout the course of World War II, many ingenious operations were carried out to fool the Germans as to where or when an invasion would take place or a bombing target was located. Here are ten questions about some of them.
Average, 10 Qns, root17, Oct 28 15
Average
root17 gold member
1659 plays
5.
  Operation Mincemeat top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
In 1943, in an effort to disguise British military objectives, British intelligence hatched a plot most macabre and fascinating, Operation Mincemeat.
Easier, 10 Qns, TemptressToo, Aug 07 19
Easier
TemptressToo
Aug 07 19
548 plays
6.
  WW II German Army Commanders best quiz - 15 questions - 10 mins
Here's a quiz about World War II German Army Commanders and their careers. Try to guess which commander is described in each question.
Tough, 15 Qns, deadmeat, Sep 27 21
Tough
deadmeat
Sep 27 21
5064 plays
7.
  Siege of Malta in WWII best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Malta's strategic location during World War II meant it was at the centre of the battle for supremacy over the Mediterranean Sea. This quiz covers some of the history of the time.
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Apr 18 19
Average
rossian editor
Apr 18 19
389 plays
8.
  The Bombing War great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 7 mins
From the Luftwaffe's bombs which poured down on Britain to the devastating annihilation of historic Dresden, the bombing campaigns of World War II took 'total war' to an unsurpassed level - and humanity to its lowest.
Average, 15 Qns, bertho, Jun 12 10
Average
bertho
2918 plays
9.
  Blitzkrieg Test Your Knowledge top quiz - 25 questions - 10 mins
This one covers the development of Blitzkrieg theory and practice from World War I to the German attack on France and the Low Countries in May 1940, with special emphasis on the latter. Ya gotta know yur stuff, though!
Very Difficult, 25 Qns, anselm, Nov 22 12
Very Difficult
anselm
4941 plays
10.
  Britain in WWII: The Battle of the Atlantic best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This is the third of five quizzes on Britain in World War II, a topic I am currently studying. Writing this has helped my revision and allowed me to broaden my knowledge of the subject.
Average, 10 Qns, doublemm, Jul 04 12
Average
doublemm gold member
2445 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Which country was the most advanced practitioner of airborne warfare (that is the use of paratroopers) in the interwar years?

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11.
  The Dam Busters best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
How much do you know about the Dam Busters raid of World War II?
Average, 10 Qns, Plodd, Dec 31 12
Average
Plodd
747 plays
12.
  The Man Who Never Was top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
In 1943, the body of a British officer washed up on the coast of southern Spain, setting in motion one of the great military deceptions of World War II. Can you answer these questions about Operation Mincemeat, aka 'The Man Who Never Was'?
Tough, 10 Qns, Red_John, May 22 20
Tough
Red_John
May 22 20
191 plays
13.
  Band of Brothers: Easy Company great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
One of the best known companies in the whole 101st Airborne Division in World War II. Based on the TV miniseries.
Average, 10 Qns, TRIGG3R, Sep 23 13
Average
TRIGG3R
2868 plays
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This is the final of my five quizzes on Britain in World War II, a topic I am currently studying. Writing this has helped my revision and allowed me to broaden my knowledge of the subject.
Average, 10 Qns, doublemm, Feb 14 14
Average
doublemm gold member
1716 plays
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  World War II (Europe) - 10 questions - 5 mins
A mixture of questions on World War II in Europe. Good luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, NYR12, Apr 09 07
Tough
NYR12
4932 plays
16.
  Britain in WWII: Mediterranean Campaign great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This is the fourth of five quizzes on Britain in World War II, a topic I am currently studying. Writing this has helped my revision and allowed me to broaden my knowledge of the subject.
Average, 10 Qns, doublemm, Sep 12 16
Average
doublemm gold member
Sep 12 16
2027 plays
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  Make Do and Mend popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
"Make Do and Mend" was used as one of the slogans by the British during World War II. Here are a few questions on some of the other propaganda slogans used during that time. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, mlcmlc, Apr 30 12
Average
mlcmlc gold member
1078 plays
18.
  Britain in WWII: The Early Months top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is the first of five quizzes on Britain in World War II, a topic I am currently studying. Writing this has helped my revision and allowed me to broaden my knowledge on the subject.
Average, 10 Qns, doublemm, May 16 10
Average
doublemm gold member
1667 plays
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  Think You Know WWII? top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz tests your general knowledge of some of the major events that took place throughout the Second World War in Europe. Good luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, BillyBishop, Mar 01 11
Tough
BillyBishop
1790 plays
20.
  Colditz great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
Colditz was supposed to be a maximun security POW camp for Allied prisoners during WWII. It soon became the stuff of legend, too.
Average, 15 Qns, Tinky65, Jun 15 10
Average
Tinky65
2772 plays
21.
  WW2 History - The Nazis - 5 questions - 2 mins
A basic little quiz on the Nazis.
Easier, 5 Qns, mikey2001, Mar 26 11
Easier
mikey2001
7433 plays
22.
  Hitler's Men - 10 questions - 6 mins
While researching for my Benghazi quiz, I was inspired by the city's connection to World War II history. This sparked some research and writing about all of Hitler's men, the field marshals and upper-level generals of the Third Reich.
Average, 10 Qns, TemptressToo, Aug 16 13
Average
TemptressToo
645 plays
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  The Second World War at Home in Britain great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is a look back at the life of the British people at home during world war II. Hope you find it interesting.
Average, 10 Qns, Serenesh, May 24 19
Average
Serenesh gold member
May 24 19
344 plays
24.
  Ten Key Blunders by Hitler - 10 questions - 4 mins
In some respects Hitler himself was one of the greatest allies of the Allies. These are his ten biggest blunders of WWII. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, beterave, Apr 24 12
Average
beterave
2008 plays
25.
  They Carved Their Names With Pride top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A wide range of jobs became available to British women during World War II and this quiz is in honour of those women who carved their names with pride while their menfolk were away from home fighting the war.
Average, 10 Qns, Plodd, Jan 06 16
Average
Plodd
883 plays
26.
  Steal This Quiz! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The quizzes on Funtrivia could be considered works of art. This quiz will look at some of the works of art that were stolen, lost, and destroyed during World War II and some of those persons involved.
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Apr 09 11
Average
dcpddc478
735 plays
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  Hitler & the Third Reich: VIII - It's War! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
The build up is over and World War Two begins.
Tough, 10 Qns, Lssah, Apr 28 10
Tough
Lssah
1086 plays
28.
  Operation Valkyrie: July 20, 1944 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz is about the conspiracy and the conpirators attempt to remove Adolph Hitler; Germany's lawful head of state.
Tough, 10 Qns, beterave, Feb 27 11
Tough
beterave
619 plays
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  More Wacky WWII Tidbits - 10 questions - 6 mins
Just a few more odd things about WWII. This quiz concentrates on the first few years. Good luck, and hope you learn something.
Difficult, 10 Qns, tinky65, Sep 21 04
Difficult
tinky65
3278 plays
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  British Paras in WWII top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
These are some common and not so common questions about the British Airborne forces in WWII.
Tough, 10 Qns, beterave, Apr 28 10
Tough
beterave
543 plays
31.
  German Commanders of WW II great trivia quiz - 20 questions - 9 mins
This quiz is pretty straightforward, I'll give you a description, and you supply the name of the commander. Also, when typing in names, just put the first name first, ex: Erwin Rommel, not Rommel, Erwin. Simple enough? Have fun!
Difficult, 20 Qns, LeviathanKyle, Jun 16 06
Difficult
LeviathanKyle
3618 plays
32.
  The Fall of France, 1940 - 10 questions - 4 mins
Many factors contributed to the fall of France. This quiz is about some of them.
Tough, 10 Qns, beterave, Nov 06 10
Tough
beterave
667 plays
33.
  The Road to World War II - 10 questions - 7 mins
Some of these questions are random. I hope that you won't mind, as this is my first quiz. Good luck!
Difficult, 10 Qns, dougelle, Apr 08 18
Difficult
dougelle
Apr 08 18
5473 plays
34.
  Churchill and Hitler Before the War popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A quiz concerning two very different men who had a profound effect on national, European and world history. This concentrates on their lives prior to the onset of WWII.
Tough, 10 Qns, MrSheen, Dec 05 14
Tough
MrSheen
734 plays
35.
  Battle of the Bulge - 10 questions - 4 mins
The last German offensive in WWII. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, beterave, Oct 12 18
Average
beterave
Oct 12 18
604 plays
36.
  Bamse - The War Hero popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Bamse was a remarkable animal who fought with his armed forces during World War 2. For his efforts, bravery and fortitude he was awarded posthumous honours.
Average, 10 Qns, harryofarabia, Jun 26 12
Average
harryofarabia
203 plays
37.
  The Combined Bombing Offensive popular trivia quiz - 20 questions - 9 mins
RAF Bomber Command and the USAAF waged the world's first strategic bombing offensive against the Third Reich. Test your knowledge of this controversial effort, and its effects. Good Luck!
Very Difficult, 20 Qns, iron2, Jul 03 08
Very Difficult
iron2
868 plays
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  World War Two Europe - 10 questions - 6 mins
Here is another simple quiz on World War Two Europe. It contains some interesting facts. I hope you will enjoy.
Impossible, 10 Qns, Regor, Sep 22 04
Impossible
Regor
5925 plays
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  The Normandy Campaign - 10 questions - 4 mins
The Normandy Campaign is overlooked in the liberation of Europe. It is as important as Overlord itself. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, beterave, Aug 01 13
Average
beterave
527 plays
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  WWII General And Operations - 15 questions - 6 mins
Here is another quiz about World War Two generals and operations. I hope it's not too difficult. Enjoy!
Difficult, 15 Qns, Regor, Dec 29 11
Difficult
Regor
3237 plays
41.
  British Commandos in WWII great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
These remarkable soldiers were one of England's finest during the darkest days of WWII.
Average, 10 Qns, beterave, Aug 16 13
Average
beterave
582 plays
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  They Stop Nazi Art Thieves, Don't They? - 10 questions - 4 mins
Robert M. Edsel's 2009 book "The Monuments Men" describes a group of men and women who tracked down artistic treasures stolen by the Nazis in France, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany. This quiz describes highlights of the Monuments Men's work.
Average, 10 Qns, Taltarzac, Jul 21 13
Average
Taltarzac gold member
276 plays
43.
  The Greatest Raid of All - 10 questions - 5 mins
A quiz about the famous St Nazaire Raid that has become known also as The Greatest Raid of All.
Tough, 10 Qns, Saldytuwas, May 26 16
Tough
Saldytuwas
May 26 16
133 plays
44.
  The Ghost Army: America's Fighting Artists - 10 questions - 7 mins
During WW2, artists were recruited into a unique unit called the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops. They saved thousands by creating fake armies, and soon the fighting artists became known as the Ghost Army.
Tough, 10 Qns, Lorvanwa, Nov 17 11
Tough
Lorvanwa
205 plays
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  Dunkirk - 10 questions - 7 mins
German successes in April-June 1940 were remarkable. The word 'Blitzkrieg' came into use. It led to the mass evacuation of Allied troops in Dunkirk. This quiz covers the events that led up to some of Europe's darkest hours.
Tough, 10 Qns, doomed, May 24 10
Tough
doomed
1156 plays
46.
  The Battle of Monte Cassino - 10 questions - 4 mins
A bloody and controversial episode of WWII.
Average, 10 Qns, russalka, Jul 25 14
Average
russalka
197 plays
47.
  The Ardennes Offensive popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Here is a short quiz on World War II in Europe. Good Luck!
Difficult, 10 Qns, tank74, Jan 30 09
Difficult
tank74
2347 plays
48.
  The Most Decorated - 10 questions - 5 mins
Ten questions about Audie Murphy's unbelievable service record in the Second World War. Please enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, guitarman96, Mar 26 11
Tough
guitarman96
822 plays
49.
  WWII Operations in the Netherlands popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A quiz about operations in the Netherlands in the Second World War.
Difficult, 10 Qns, DutchWWII, Apr 19 13
Difficult
DutchWWII
1043 plays
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  US Infantry in WWII - 10 questions - 4 mins
The US Infantryman was a soldier of liberation in WWII. This quiz is about some intresting facts. Enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, beterave, Mar 26 11
Tough
beterave
827 plays
51.
  Greece in World War II popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Undoubtedly, the Second World War was the most catastrophic in human history. The Greeks suffered greatly during these terrible years but also showed heroism against the Axis. Play and see how much you know about Greece during the War. Good luck!
Difficult, 10 Qns, ulmo777, Mar 05 08
Difficult
ulmo777
722 plays
52.
  Economy and Industry in the Third Reich great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
Questions are based on (and thus supported by) Adam Tooze's 2006 work "The Wages of Destruction". I've tried to keep this as general as possible, but you'd better know your stuff!
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, iron2, May 01 08
Very Difficult
iron2
1092 plays
53.
  The Siegfried Line Campaign, 1944 - 10 questions - 5 mins
A brief quiz on the events in and around the Siegfried Line in late 1944
Average, 10 Qns, hannibalcaesar, Sep 27 13
Average
hannibalcaesar
334 plays
54.
  Hitler's Generals - 10 questions - 3 mins
Adolf Hitler was not a military genius. However, he did have some of the most capable officers ever to wear a uniform. He also had some who were not so capable.
Average, 10 Qns, beterave, Nov 12 12
Average
beterave
414 plays
55.
  Fall Gelb: The 1940 Blitzkrieg - 15 questions - 4 mins
We all know that the French (and the British forces in France) were defeated in less than 2 months, but how much do YOU know about the 1940 Blitzkrieg?
Average, 15 Qns, Kenny00, Dec 05 15
Average
Kenny00
314 plays
56.
  Key Dates Leading up to WWII - 10 questions - 4 mins
See how well you know the important dates that led up to World War II.
Tough, 10 Qns, bwaybabe42ndst, Oct 27 10
Tough
bwaybabe42ndst
654 plays
57.
  Mediterranean Warfare - 10 questions - 3 mins
Some trivia about the 'southern front' in WWII.
Average, 10 Qns, tuttologo, Aug 16 13
Average
tuttologo
2621 plays
58.
  British Army Commandos - 10 questions - 4 mins
"Churchill's Raiders", a quiz on some of the bravest British soldiers of WW2.
Tough, 10 Qns, currahee, May 10 06
Tough
currahee
741 plays
59.
  Allied Amphibious Operations 1939-1945 - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz is about the Allied Amphibious Landings, raids and assaults that took place in the European Theatre during World War 2. There are more than you think and I really hope to push your knowledge to the limit. Enjoy. Feedback is always welcomed!
Tough, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, Sep 20 17
Tough
JJMcGiver
Sep 20 17
207 plays
60.
  WWII British Airborne Forces - 10 questions - 5 mins
A hard quiz for those who do not know their WWII British forces, but you will learn something new.
Tough, 10 Qns, lachpatto, Mar 14 13
Tough
lachpatto
260 plays
61.
  The Siegfried Line - 10 questions - 5 mins
See how much you know about this huge, but largely forgotten Allied campaign with one of the bloodiest battles in WWII.
Tough, 10 Qns, Jobabb, Apr 05 13
Tough
Jobabb
255 plays
62.
  The Last Weeks of WWII in Europe - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is on the final days of WWWII in Europe, concentrating on Hitler's Bunker, the Battle of Berlin and Germany's surrender.
Tough, 10 Qns, lozzer100, Mar 31 14
Tough
lozzer100
606 plays
63.
  Code Names of WWII Operations - 10 questions - 6 mins
A quiz about Operation names from WWII in Europe. Sometimes code names may be translated from German. Operations planned but never executed may be mentioned.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Jobabb, Mar 21 13
Difficult
Jobabb
372 plays
64.
So you think Éire (Ireland) simply kept out of World War II by remaining neutral. Well, like all Irish history, it wasn't as straightforward as that ...
Difficult, 10 Qns, CuddlyNutter, Jul 10 16
Difficult
CuddlyNutter
Jul 10 16
213 plays
65.
  An Influx of Fivers - 10 questions - 6 mins
It was thought to be a rumour, and nothing but a rumour, but the Nazis did indeed print millions of English bank notes in a concentration camp during the Second World War.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, ArleneRimmer, Jun 14 06
Very Difficult
ArleneRimmer
910 plays
66.
  Winter War 1939 - 15 questions - 7 mins
This quiz aims at reintroducing one important war that had severe impacts on relations such as German-Russian, German-Swedish, German-British and even British-Russian.
Difficult, 15 Qns, rnddude, Jan 19 13
Difficult
rnddude
353 plays
67.
This quiz is about the operations associated with the clearing of the Scheldt Estuary in late 1944 thereby allowing the use of the Deep Water Port of Antwerp for the supply of Allied Armies as they build to cross the Rhine into Germany.
Tough, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, Mar 27 19
Tough
JJMcGiver
Mar 27 19
123 plays
68.
  The Atlantikwall in France - 10 questions - 6 mins
A short quiz on the history of the Atlantic Wall, the German coastal defences built to defeat the Allied invasion
Difficult, 10 Qns, karltrowitz, Mar 20 07
Difficult
karltrowitz
1192 plays
69.
  Italy: The Forgotten Campaign - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz is about the key battles and operations that knocked Italy out of the war.
Tough, 10 Qns, beterave, Jul 28 11
Tough
beterave
357 plays
70.
  The German Soldier in WWII - 10 questions - 5 mins
The German soldier fought all over Europe and North Africa. They were not all Nazis; just soldiers like other soldiers.
Difficult, 10 Qns, beterave, Mar 26 11
Difficult
beterave
530 plays
71.
  British World War II Medals - 10 questions - 3 mins
The following questions are about British World War II medals.
Average, 10 Qns, Sparky1940, Jan 14 19
Average
Sparky1940
Jan 14 19
266 plays
72.
  Fallschirmjäger: German Paras in WWII - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz is about the German parachute forces in WWII. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, beterave, Apr 10 10
Average
beterave
290 plays
73.
  US 5th Armored Division was First! - 10 questions - 5 mins
The US 5th Armored Division was commissioned and de-commissioned twice (1941-1945 & 1950-1956), but had many firsts. Race you to the end of the quiz!
Tough, 10 Qns, cookermom, Aug 02 10
Tough
cookermom
230 plays
74.
  Double Agent - 10 questions - 4 mins
An Englishman was enlisted by British and Nazi intelligence. This quiz relates to his activities both before, during and after during the war.
Tough, 10 Qns, riodice, Mar 23 14
Tough
riodice
280 plays
75.
  The German Army in WWII - 10 questions - 5 mins
This little quiz tests your knowledge of the German army during WWII.
Tough, 10 Qns, woldorchard, Oct 01 11
Tough
woldorchard
439 plays
76.
"The fact that Ireland was standing aside at this moment posed,from a naval angle,special problems which affected,sometimes mortally,all sailors engaged in the Atlantic,and earned their particular loathing". Nicholas Monsarrat RNVR,The Cruel Sea 1951
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, CuddlyNutter, Jul 17 16
Very Difficult
CuddlyNutter
Jul 17 16
141 plays
77.
  Battle of France 1940 - First Phases - 10 questions - 7 mins
Alistair Horne was obsessed with French history. Are you? Try a knowledge quiz on the first few days of this monumental German operation...
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, Rstrong1234, Sep 05 15
Very Difficult
Rstrong1234
234 plays
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