Quiz - The Blitz

Why did the Blitz fail? Was it because:

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

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

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

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

Where does the Word Blitz come from?

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

What was the German Airforce called?

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

What was the common outdoor air raid shelter called?

Morrison Shelter
Anderson Shelter
Bomb Shelter
The Tube

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

The Hague
Eider Dam
Rotterdam
Amsterdam

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

Portsmouth
Coventry
Swansea
Glasgow

During what year did the Blitz start?

1940
1939
1941
1942

What was the best defense against bombers?

Fighters
Anti-aircraft guns
Radar
Barrage balloons