Quiz - The Blitz

During what year did the Blitz start?

1942
1940
1941
1939

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

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

What was the German Airforce called?

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

Why did the Blitz fail? Was it because:

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

What were the V1 and V2?

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

Where does the Word Blitz come from?

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

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

Glasgow
Swansea
Portsmouth
Coventry

What was the best defense against bombers?

Anti-aircraft guns
Radar
Barrage balloons
Fighters

What was the common outdoor air raid shelter called?

Anderson Shelter
Morrison Shelter
Bomb Shelter
The Tube

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

The Hague
Rotterdam
Eider Dam
Amsterdam