Historic Aviation Quiz: Bomber Command (Part 4)

Question 1 of 10

What name was given to the Boeing B-29 Superfortress when it entered service with Bomber Command?


Question 2 of 10

In which month did Operation Jericho commence?

February 1943
March 1943
January 1944
February 1944

Question 3 of 10

Where was Bomber Command headquartered between 1940 to 1968?

RAF High Wycombe
RAF Binbrook
RAF Scampton
RAF Cranwell

Question 4 of 10

What name was given to the technique for clouding German radar screens by dropping aluminum strips from a bomber?


Question 5 of 10

What does No. 9 Squadron’s motto “per noctem volamus” translate to?

“Through the night we strike”
“Through day and night we serve”
“Through day and night”
“Through the night we fly”

Question 6 of 10

What name was given to the unit of Fairey Battles and Bristol Blenheims which participated in the Battle of France during 1940?

Forward Striking Force
Advanced Air Striking Force
Light Bomber Strike Force
British Overseas Strike Group

Question 7 of 10

Twin engine transport aircraft and medium bomber used in the early years of WW2Which aircraft is pictured above?

Bristol Bombay
Bristol Bolingbroke
Bristol Brigand
Bristol Buckmaster

Question 8 of 10

What was the length of the Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk.V?

68ft 7in
70ft 6in
72ft 8in
74ft 3in

Question 9 of 10

Which aircraft is pictured below?Four Merlins and elliptical wings, but what is this bomber??

Vickers Windsor
Avro York
Vickers Victoria
Handley Page Hastings

Question 10 of 10

How many Short Stirlings were built?


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0 > 25% - Further reading required.

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26 > 50% - Not bad but room for improvement.

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51 > 75% - You've got great knowledge but can do better.

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76 > 100% - Wow. You know your onions. Well done.