Quiz - The Blitz

What were the V1 and V2?

Secret weather stations on Iceland
Special dates to bomb London
Vengence Weapons
The Codenames for the invasions of Britain and France

Where does the Word Blitz come from?

Blitz Bomben - a fast German bomber
Bliztkrieg - the German word for Lighting War
Donner Und Blitzen

Which British city suffered a terrible air raid on 14th November 1940?

Coventry
Swansea
Portsmouth
Glasgow

Why did the Blitz fail? Was it because:

The British Army invaded Germany
The Luftwaffe was unprepared for it and kept changing strategy
The Americans joined the war
The RAF outnumbered the Luftwaffe

What was the best defense against bombers?

Barrage balloons
Anti-aircraft guns
Fighters
Radar

Which British fighter was the most numerous during the Battle of Britian?

The P51 Mustang
The Supermarine Spitfire
The Hawker Hurricane
The Hawker Heart

Which city was destroyed by the German Luftwaffe in Holland making the Dutch sue for peace?

Eider Dam
Rotterdam
The Hague
Amsterdam

What was the German Airforce called?

Hitler's Folly
German Air Force (GAF)
Luftwaffe
Whermacht

What was the common outdoor air raid shelter called?

Morrison Shelter
Bomb Shelter
The Tube
Anderson Shelter

During what year did the Blitz start?

1940
1941
1942
1939