World War II questions This is a list of recently added questions about World War II. Play World War II quiz and see all the questions. What is the current name of Stalingrad?Volgograd. The name Stalingrad was given to the city in 1925 in honor of Joseph Stalin. Stalingrad's unsuccessful siege was a turning point in World War II. In 1961 the city was renamed Volgograd.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskaeasy 72% DonetskDonetsk4282RostovRostov1303VolgogradVolgograd16397PutinskPutinsk736USSR riddles » Who was the last president of the Third Reich?Karl Dönitz was the last president of the Third Reich and Commander-in-Chief of the German Navy. He authorized Alfred Jodl to sign the act of unconditional surrender that ended World War II in Europe.Created by: lubiesezamkihard 55% Adolf HitlerAdolf Hitler3151Karl DönitzKarl Dönitz8950Alfred JodlAlfred Jodl1716Joseph GoebbelsJoseph Goebbels2446Nazi riddles » Which of the following was NOT a military commander of the Afrika Korps during World War II?Karl Dönitz was a German officer in the Navy (1943-1945) , and then the last supreme commander of the Wehrmacht ( after the dissolution of the Afrika Korps ) . The other three Germans were the commanders of the Afrika Korps in the following years Erwin Rommel - 1941 to 1943 (with a break during illness ) , Ludwig Crüwell - 1942 (replacing the sick Rommel ), Hans Cramer - 1943 (the last commander of the Afrika Korps )Created by: LouieKateaverage 61% Erwin RommelErwin Rommel1320Ludwig CrüwellLudwig Crüwell2485Karl DönitzKarl Dönitz9847Hans CramerHans Cramer2292leaders riddles » Which was the largest armored battle in the II World War?Battle of Kursk. From July 5, 1943 until August 23 , the Germans conducted their last great attempt to regain the initiative on the Eastern Front. The fight has significantly weakened both sides of the conflict, however the result was decisive and strategic victory of the Soviet Union. The Battle of Kursk is considered the largest armored battle in the world history.Created by: Marcin Starzonekeasy 72% Battle of StalingradBattle of Stalingrad3099Battle of ardennesBattle of ardennes912Battle of KurskBattle of Kursk12666Battle of BerlinBattle of Berlin750tanks riddles » Who was the commander of the Afrika Korps?Erwin Rommel, known as the Desert Fox, was the youngest german field marshal during II world war.Created by: drolfiodeasy 78% Erwin RommelErwin Rommel12489Hermann GöeringHermann Göering1485Josef GoebelsJosef Goebels1094Friedrich PaulusFriedrich Paulus803history riddles » Which German language dialect did Adolf Hitler speak?Bavarian. Hitler was born in Austria. But when he was three, his family moved to Passau, Germany. There he acquired the distinctive lower Bavarian dialect, rather than Austrian German, which marked his speech throughout his life. When Hitler was five, his family relocated back to Austria.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 45% AustrianAustrian9787BavarianBavarian10280SwabianSwabian1756North Low SaxonNorth Low Saxon716Nazis riddles » Which army used anti-tank dogs during the WW2?Soviets. Anti-tank dogs were taught to carry explosives to tanks. The original idea was for a dog to release the bomb and return to the operator, but it was unsuccessful and replaced by an impact detonation procedure. The U.S. military trained anti-tank dogs in 1943 for use against fortifications, but never deployed them.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 67% GermansGermans7092SovietsSoviets24364JapaneseJapanese2711AmericansAmericans1678wars riddles » Which army used diesel engines in their tanks during the WW2?Soviets. Most of the nations at the time used lighter and more efficient petrol engines, often coming from the aviation industry. Soviets however decided to mass-produce diesel engines. There were several reasons: diesel fuel was less flammable and therefore safer, Soviet Union had the huge aluminium forge capacity, and they didn't have large diesel-consuming fleet.Created by: Kate Pierrickhard 45% GermansGermans7099BritishBritish1962AmericansAmericans2544SovietsSoviets9859weapons riddles » Which country continued production of Messerschmitt Bf 109G after the end of World War II?Czechoslovakia. Avia S-99 and Avia S-199 were constructed with parts and plans left over from Luftwaffe aircraft production that had taken place under the country's German occupation during the war. Avia S-199 was the first fighter plane of Israeli Air Force, used during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War - where it met Spitfires on the Egyptian side.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 60% Soviet UnionSoviet Union3723CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia19619GermanyGermany8145PolandPoland749planes riddles » During World War II, the Norwegian resistance launched a series of sabotage actions against Hydroelectric plant in Vemor, Norway. Why?To disrupt German nuclear project. In 1934, at Vemork, Norsk Hydro built the first commercial plant capable of producing heavy water as a byproduct of fertilizer production. In 1943, a team of British-trained Norwegian commandos succeeded in destroying the production facility with a second attempt, Operation Gunnerside. Operation Gunnerside was later evaluated as the most successful act of sabotage in all of World War II.Created by: Riho Ishiihard 54% to distrupt work of German airfieldsto distrupt work of German airfields1869to disrupt work of oilfieldsto disrupt work of oilfields1896to disrupt work of U-boat basesto disrupt work of U-boat bases3987to disrupt German nuclear projectto disrupt German nuclear project9147Norway riddles » Play World War II quiz and see all the questions.