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Attack on Pearl Harbor

What do you know about Attack on Pearl Harbor?  Try this US World War 2 History Made Easy Quiz.  "Check Your Answers" at the end of the page.

1) How many war planes did Japan launch against the U.S. fleet in Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941?

  1. 134
  2. 354
  3. 534

2) Who commanded the Navy's U.S. Pacific Fleet in Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941?Alan's Dad (WW2 Vet) - History Made Easy powered by ABE.

  1. Husband Kimmel
  2. Chester Nimitz
  3. Isaac Kidd

3) The Pearl Harbor attack began on Dec. 7, 1941 at what time?

  1. 6:30 AM (Hawaii Time)
  2. 7:48 AM (Hawaii Time)
  3. 7:48 PM (Hawaii Time)

4) The U.S. Army Air Corp was able to get a few P-36 Hawks and P-40 Warhawks into the air.
How many sorties were flown?

  1. 25
  2. 100
  3. 150

5) How many aircraft carries did the Japanese fleet have in the attack on Pearl Harbor?

  1. 4
  2. 6
  3. 8

6 what year was the U.S.S. Arizona was commissioned?

  1. 1916
  2. 1925
  3. 1937

7) As of 2007, 66 years after the explosion that destroyed Arizona, oil leaks from the hull still rise to the surface of the water.
Who much oil still leaks per day?

  1. Pint
  2. Quart
  3. Gallon

8) Probably the most famous single defender is Doris "Dorie" Miller, an African-American cook who went beyond his duty assignment and training when he took control of an unattended anti-aircraft gun, on which he had no training, and used it to fire on attacking planes, while bombs were hitting his ship.  He was awarded the Navy Cross.
What ship was he stationed on?

  1. Arizona
  2. Wisconsin
  3. West Virginia

9) Of the 390 U.S. aircraft stationed on Oahu, how many were destroyed?

  1. 25 destroyed, 55 damaged
  2. 188 destroyed, 155 damaged
  3. 200 destroyed, 175 damaged

10) How many U.S. aircraft carries were destroyed at the attack on Pearl Harbor?

  1. 0
  2. 3
  3. 6

Attack on Pearl Harbor
(Answers)

1) B. 2) A. 3) B. 4) A. 5) B. 6) A. 7) B. 8) C. 9) B. 10) A.

 
 


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