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A quiz on the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawai'i on December 7, 1941
A quiz on the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawai'i on December 7, 1941 and a shameless plug for my upcoming novel:
Ghosts of the Arizona  (13+)
Kenny Nu'uani must use his paranormal abilities to investigate the murder of a diver.
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1. USA:
 In June 1942, the Japanese air force attacked another city on American soil. What was it?
       Hilo, HI        
       Dutch Harbor, AK        
       Lihue, HI        
       Seward, AK        
2. Battleships:
 Which battleship was the site of the surrender of Japan and the end of WWII?
       USS Arizona        
       USS California        
       USS Missouri        
       USS Nevada        
3. Battleships:
 Which was the only battleship to get underway during the attack?
       USS Arizona        
       USS California        
       USS Nevada        
       USS Tennessee        
4. USA:
 What year was December 7 designated as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day?
5. Military personnel:
 Who was the Navy cook who managed to open fire using an anti-aircraft machine gun, for which he had no training, and is credited with shooting down at least two Japanese planes?
       Mervyn Bennion        
       Victor Delano        
       Edmond Jacoby        
       Dorie Miller        
6. Battleships:
 Which battleship suffered the largest loss of life during the attack?
       USS Utah        
       USS Tennessee        
       USS Arizona        
       USS Oklahoma        
7. Japanese Mini-subs:
 How many Japanese mini-subs participated in the attack force?
8. Aircraft Carrier:
 Which US aircraft carrier had planes involved in the attack?
       USS Enterprise        
       USS Lexington        
       USS Ranger        
       USS Saratoga        
9. USA :
 True or false? Most Americans were familiar with what and where Pearl Harbor was prior to the attack.
10. Military personnel:
 Who was in command of the US Navy's Pacific Fleet at the time of the attack?
       Adm. William Halsey        
       Adm. Husband Kimmel        
       Adm. Chester Nimitz        
       Adm. Raymond Spruance        
11. USA:
 Which president described the attack on Pearl Harbor as "a day which will live in infamy"?
       Dwight D. Eisenhower        
       Franklin D. Roosevelt        
       Harry S. Truman        
       Woodrow Wilson        
12. Military personnel:
 Who was the Commander-in-Chief of the Japanese Imperial Navy during the attack?
       Adm. Mineichi Koga        
       Adm. Osami Nagano        
       Adm. Suemu Toyoda        
       Adm. Isoraku Yamamoto        
13. Battleships:
 Four battleships were sunk during the attack. Which one was salvaged, repaired and returned to service?
       USS Maryland        
       USS Nevada        
       USS Pennsylvania        
       USS West Virginia        
14. Military personnel:
 Who was in command of the US Army installations in Hawai'i at the time of the attack?
       Gen. Douglas MacArthur        
       Gen. Omar Bradley        
       Gen. George Patton        
       Gen. Walter Short        
15. World :
 The USA declared war on Japan, December 8, 1941. Three days later, two countries declared war on the USA. Who were they?
       Germany and Italy        
       Russia and Norway        
       Spain and France        
       Hungary and Czechoslovakia        
16. Battleships:
 Besides the USS Arizona and the USS Oklahoma, what other battleship was destroyed and never returned to service?
       USS California        
       USS Tennessee        
       USS Utah        
       USS West Virginia        
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