Quiz - The Blitz

During what year did the Blitz start?

1940
1941
1942
1939

Where does the Word Blitz come from?

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

Why did the Blitz fail? Was it because:

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

What was the best defense against bombers?

Radar
Anti-aircraft guns
Fighters
Barrage balloons

What were the V1 and V2?

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

What was the common outdoor air raid shelter called?

Morrison Shelter
The Tube
Bomb Shelter
Anderson Shelter

What was the German Airforce called?

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

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

Portsmouth
Coventry
Swansea
Glasgow

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

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

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

The Hague
Eider Dam
Amsterdam
Rotterdam