Statistics for 1940s General Knowledge

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  • The average score is 13 of 20

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Question Answer % Correct
What name was given to Japanese suicide pilots?Kamikaze
90%
Who was assassinated in New Delhi in 1948?Mahatma Gandhi
89%
In what city did Anne Frank hide?Amsterdam
85%
What was the name of the American and British effort to develop an atomic bomb?{Manhattan} Project
79%
In what French region would you find Omaha, Juno, and Gold beaches?Normandy
78%
What brutal leader was called "Uncle Joe" in an attempt to soften his image?Joseph Stalin
75%
At what university did J.R.R. Tolkien teach?Oxford
73%
What film genre was exemplified by "Double Indemnity" and "The Maltese Falcon"?Film {Noir}
71%
Who said "I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat"?Winston Churchill
71%
What does the E stand for in V-E day?Europe
69%
What new country was led by David Ben-Gurion?Israel
68%
What French fashion designer and perfumer was suspected of being a Nazi spy?Coco Chanel
65%
In what movie did Sam play the song "As Time Goes By"?Casablanca
65%
To what island did Chiang Kai-shek flee?Taiwan
59%
What American program gave massive amounts of aid to help rebuild Europe?{Marshall} Plan
55%
Who directed "Citizen Kane"?Orson Welles
52%
What would you find on Carmen Miranda's hat?Fruit
46%
Who wrote the play "Death of a Salesman"?Arthur Miller
41%
What musical featured the songs "Some Enchanted Evening" and "Bali Ha'i"?South Pacific
38%
What bebopping saxophonist was known as "Bird"?Charlie Parker
26%

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