Quiz - The Blitz

Why did the Blitz fail? Was it because:

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

What was the German Airforce called?

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

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

Portsmouth
Glasgow
Coventry
Swansea

What were the V1 and V2?

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

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

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

During what year did the Blitz start?

1941
1940
1939
1942

What was the best defense against bombers?

Fighters
Barrage balloons
Radar
Anti-aircraft guns

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

The Hague
Eider Dam
Amsterdam
Rotterdam

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 common outdoor air raid shelter called?

Anderson Shelter
The Tube
Bomb Shelter
Morrison Shelter