Quiz - The Blitz

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

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

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

Swansea
Glasgow
Portsmouth
Coventry

During what year did the Blitz start?

1942
1940
1941
1939

What were the V1 and V2?

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

What was the best defense against bombers?

Fighters
Radar
Barrage balloons
Anti-aircraft guns

Where does the Word Blitz come from?

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

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

Eider Dam
Amsterdam
Rotterdam
The Hague

What was the German Airforce called?

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

Why did the Blitz fail? Was it because:

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

What was the common outdoor air raid shelter called?

Morrison Shelter
Anderson Shelter
The Tube
Bomb Shelter