Quiz - The Blitz

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

The Hague
Rotterdam
Amsterdam
Eider Dam

What was the German Airforce called?

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

During what year did the Blitz start?

1940
1941
1942
1939

What were the V1 and V2?

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

What was the best defense against bombers?

Anti-aircraft guns
Fighters
Radar
Barrage balloons

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

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

What was the common outdoor air raid shelter called?

Anderson Shelter
Morrison Shelter
The Tube
Bomb Shelter

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

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?

Portsmouth
Swansea
Glasgow
Coventry