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Trivia Quiz - Pearl Harbor: "A Date Which Will Live in Infamy"

How well do you know what happened at Pearl Harbor? A date which will live in infamy. -BubblyJolie

Quiz Number: 1094
Date Submitted: April 18, 2007
Quiz Categories: American History, World War II
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: BubblyJolie
Average Score: 60.5 percent
Times Taken: 1,754 times
Taken by Registered Users: 37

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1. In what year was Pearl Harbor attacked?
  A.   1950
  B.   1941
  C.   1975
  D.   1990

2. Who was the Emperor of Japan at the time of the Pearl Harbor attack?
  A.   Taishō
  B.   Hirohito
  C.   Akihito
  D.   Meiji

3. Which one of these ships was at Pearl Harbor at the time of the attack?
  A.   USS Lake Erie
  B.   USS Chafee
  C.   USS Salvor
  D.   USS Arizona

4. Who attacked America at Pearl Harbor?
  A.   Germany
  B.   Italy
  C.   Poland
  D.   Japan

5. On what island is Pearl Harbor located?
  A.   Oahu
  B.   Maui
  C.   Lana'i
  D.   Kaua'i

6. How many "waves" attacked Pearl Harbor?
  A.   1
  B.   6
  C.   2
  D.   10

7. Three U.S. aircraft carriers were able to escape the attack. Name one of them:
  A.   USS Arizona
  B.   USS Enterprise
  C.   USS Hornet
  D.   USS Pacific

8. The proper title of the top American Naval Commander on Pearl Harbor Day was:
  A.   Admiral of the US Navy
  B.   Pacific Fleet Commander
  C.   CINCPAC (Commander-in-Chief Pacific)
  D.   CINCUS (Commander-in-Chief US)

9. Fifteen men earned Medals of Honor at Pearl Harbor. How many survived the attack to wear it?
  A.   TEN of them survived
  B.   Only ONE survived
  C.   None Survived
  D.   FIVE of them survived

10. What was the first ship destroyed in the Pearl Harbor attack?
  A.   USS Utah
  B.   USS Arizona
  C.   USS California
  D.   USS Ohio®   

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