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War Trivia Questions and Answers

War trivia quiz questions about war history with answers.

 

War Trivia Questions and Answers

What was the number of the British Armored Division known as The Desert Rats?
A: 7th.

Which US general along with Schwarzkopf was leader in the Gulf War?
A: Powell.

How long did the Arab-Israeli War of 1967 last?
A: Six days.

Who, during the Vietnam War, was known as Hanoi Jane?
A: Jane Fonda.

Which breakaway Russian republic had Grozny as its capital?
A: Chechnya.

Where did  Rudolf Hess crash land in 1941?
A: Scotland.

Which county's "Spring" was halted by the arrival of Soviet tanks in 1968?
A: Czechoslovakia.

 

Where was the Bay of Pigs whose invasion sparked a world crisis in the 60s?
A: Cuba.

Where did the Enola Gay drop a devastating bomb in WWII?
A: Hiroshima.

In which county is Passschendaele, scene of battle in WWI?
A: Belgium.

The Taliban were a guerrilla group in which country?
A: Afghanistan.

Whose forces were defeated at the Battle of Midway in 1942?
A: Japan.

Who were defeated along with the Germans at El Alamein?
A: Italians.

During World War I what kind of gas was used in the trenches?
A: Mustard gas.

 

What Operation was the codename for the D Day landings?
A: Overlord.

Which major weapon of war was used for the first time in 1916?
A: Tank.

The Tamil Tigers were fighting for a separate state on which island?
A: Sri Lanka.

Muhammad Ali refused to fight in which war?
A: Vietnam.

War broke out in Biafra in the 60s when it broke away from which country?
A: Nigeria.

Which "Lord" was executed for treason in 1946 for broadcasting German propaganda?
A: Lord Haw-Haw.

 

During which war was OXFAM set up?
A: WWII.

Which country pulled out of Vietnam in the 1950s?
A: France.

In WWII who was in charge of the Afrika Korps?
A: Rommel.

The EOKA were a terrorist group operating on which island?
A: Cyprus.

Which city was besieged by German troops for over 900 days in WWII?
A: Leningrad.