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Technological Innovations of WW2 Quiz

The Technological Innovations of Ww2 Quiz.

After the incredible and terrible technological innovations of WWI changed the landscape of warfare forever, WWII further developed upon those innovations. A cavalcade of people perished in these wars due to the fluid nature of the destructive weapons in these wars. The post-war economic booms and busts that closely followed the First World War made research and development a very volatile field for many manufacturers. But, most nations were fully aware that another war was imminent due to the unsatisfactory nature of the Treaty of Versailles. This encouraged the spending of actions on the developments of arms to be used in the inevitable Second World War.

Many nations supplied massive funds to their most effective industrialists hoping to bring revolutionary new weapons to turn the tide of battle. Deadly advancements in scientific understanding also inspired ungodly travesties to ravage the Earth. World War Two is a conflict quite famous for people to study partly because of the rampant inhumanity that was on parade throughout the duration of the entire conflict. Technological innovations helped to fuel many of these hideous tragedies. When the dust of the war machine finally settled, mankind was forced to ask heavy questions about the consequences of scientific brilliance. These same questions are ones which we still haven’t found answers to in the modern day.

For every technology of World War Two that was created to save lives, a new form of destruction was created to take lives. Our Technological Innovations of World War Two Quiz seeks to test your knowledge on these scientific advancements both good and bad in reverence of the good and bad this era wrought upon humanity.

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Which of the following intel-gathering technologies was developed just in time for use in World War Two?
Radar
Temperus
Kivolt
Odon

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What is the term "radar" shorthand for?
Radio directional alterior
Radio detecting and ranging
Radio-attached decoference reduction
Radio-accelerated diagnoses and reports

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What type of radar used in World War Two was used to help weapons hit targets accurately?
Artillerists'-Burst radar
Cyclone-Axis radar
Eagle-Eye radar
Fire-Control radar

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What is the name of the early American policy to sell and lend weapons to allied nations in the beginning of World War Two which encouraged the development of hybrid technology?
The Lend-Lease Policy
The Friendly-Trade Policy
The Military-Aid Policy
The Allied-Front Policy

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What is the name of this hybrid tank which based itself on a U.S. tank but then added a heavy British canon onto that body?
The Cromwell Lancer
The Sherman Firefly
The Ford Armored Unit
The Pulse Titan

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What is the name of this Nazi Minister of Armaments and War Production who was responsible for the booming German war production and some of its most deadly innovations in the Holocaust?
Heinrich Himmler
Albert Speer
Erwin Rommel
Martin Bormann

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What is the chemical gas that was used to systematically kill civilians by the Nazis in their Holocaust?
Helium D
Zyklon B
Osbulle A
Weinaut B

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What is the name of this famous British warplane which helped win the Battle of Britain in World War Two with a greater victory rate than the more plentiful Hurricanes?
The Spitfire Mk. 1
The Gottfried Mk. 2
The Abel-Hertz Mk. 1
The Stallion Mk. 2

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Atomic weaponry from World War Two was the result of what Allied initiative?
The Moscow Project
The Queens Project
The Boise Project
The Manhattan Project

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What were the names of the two atomic bombs resulted from the Manhattan Project which were used to end World War Two?
Mother Mary and Father Frederick
Little Boy and Fat Man
Iron Head and Steel Toe
Thunder and Lightning

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The U.S.A. launched the two atomic bombs against the non-combatants of what nation to end World War Two?
Japan
Germany
Italy
Spain

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Bombsights on bombers in World War Two showed images of areas which were in what relative direction of the plane to accurately aim payloads?
Behind
Left
Right
Ahead

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The MP 40 was a sub-machine gun used by Germans commonly throughout World War Two. What does the "MP" in MP 40 stand for?
Manufactury Practical
Model Prototype
Messerschmitt Product
Machine Pistol

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What revolutionary model of bombsight utilized an analog computer to accurately aim payloads and was used by the U.S. Air Force through World War Two?
The Rockport Bombsight
The Newkirk Bombsight
The Norden Bombsight
The Hayden Bombsight

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What is the name of this type of weapon which was a single-man infantry tank-destroying weapon used by Germans in World War Two?
Eisnershrek
Panzerfaust
Reignleif
Atillershot

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What is the name of this highly durable liquid container used during World War Two to effectively carry fuels and water and which was then brought to the civilian sector following the war?
The Andycan
The Billycan
The Jerrycan
The Tommycan

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The Royal Flying Corps was the British air force during World War One, but as their budget and technology increased, the organization changed its name to which of the following titles which it used throughout World War Two?
The Royal Air Force
The British Aerial Corps
Her Majesty's Flying Division
The United Aerial Corps

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On the other hand, what was the name of the highly advanced German air force during World War Two whose technology continuously set the bar for aerial combat during the conflict?
The Messerkrieg
The Gestapo
The Luftwaffe
The Aviankorps

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What is the name of this airplane which was the backbone of the Luftwaffe and is revolutionary for its liquid-cooled inverted V12 aero engine?
The Messerchmitt Bf 109
The Benz Two-Seater
The Fokker Eindecker
The Bostitch Mk. 3

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The German Messerschmitt aircraft series was named after what German designer and manufacturer?
Willy Messerschmitt
Thomas Messerschmitt
D'Erant Messerschmitt
Eric Messerschmitt

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What is the name of this Japanese class of naval destroyers which, because of their pivoting turrets and heavy weaponry, are considered the first modern destroyers?
Toyotoma
Hideyoshi
Tanata
Fubuki

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U-boats were a major part of German war strategies in the early 1900s. What is the name of this hybrid diesel-electric U-Boat the Germans designed to be the cream of the crop but still never officially deployed because of Allied bombing runs rendering it useless?
The Bismarck III
The Model XI
The XIV Hull
The Type XXI

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The Axis countries pioneered processes for synthesizing fuels from coal because they lacked what resource which the Allied nations had in abundance?
Rubber
Petroleum
Fresh water
Lumber

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What is the name of these self-guided rockets which were launched at London during the Battle of Britain and helped revolutionize propulsion technology?
The S-6 Rocket
The G-2 Rocket
The O-9 Rocket
The V-1 Rocket

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What is the name of this infamous Nazi rocket scientist who helped N.A.S.A. with its space travel following the war?
Michael Dagliz
Wernher von Braun
Rickard Fensworth
Daniel Schnippel

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What is the name of this famous mathematician who cracked Germany's incredibly advanced Enigma Code?
Alan Turing
Clark Westfont
Joseph Trenton
Nelson McConnell

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What is the name of this semi-automatic rifle which was the standard weapon for American servicemen during World War Two and is also famous for the peculiar "ping" sound it made when it was out of ammo?
The D4 Browning
The R3 Hudson
The M1 Garand
The F2 Gestalt

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H.E.S.H. munitions were used by the British against armor and structures during World War Two. What does that acronym stand for?
Heavy Enduring Structural Hounds
High Energy Storm Hunts
High Explosive Squash Heads
Highly-Effective Strong Harpoon

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Which of the following medicines was first mass-produced during the war and changed the field of pharmaceuticals forever?
Ibuprofen
Penicillin
Vensicort
Asvudine

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On a lighter note, what candy was created during World War Two with transport in mind and was invented so it wouldn't melt until it was time to eat?
Smarties
Mars Bars
Skittles
M&Ms

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