Historic Aviation Quiz: Bomber Command (Part 3)

Question 1 of 10

Which aircraft is pictured below?

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Boulton Paul Sidestrand
Hawker Horsley
Handley Page Hinaidi
Fairey Hendon

Question 2 of 10

What nickname was given to the 12,000-pound bomb used by Bomber Command to sink the Tirpitz in November 1944?

Blockbuster
Tallboy
Cookie
Grandslam

Question 3 of 10

What was the primary target for bomber aircraft during Operation Crossbow?

V-weapon production and launch sites
Railway targets near Hengelo, Netherlands
Gestapo headquarters in Copenhagen
Amiens prison

Question 4 of 10

Which operation employed bomber aircraft to repatriate Allied prisoners of war in May 1945?

Operation Epsilon
Operation Rankin
Operation Exodus
Operation Eclipse

Question 5 of 10

What name was given to the Douglas A-20 when it entered service with Bomber Command?

Dragon
Invader
Boston
Havoc

Question 6 of 10

Which powerplant was used by the first Vickers Warwick prototype?

Pratt & Whitney Double Wasp
Rolls-Royce Merlin
Rolls-Royce Vulture
Rolls-Royce Peregrine

Question 7 of 10

Which aircraft is pictured below?

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Lockheed Hudson
Lockheed Ventura
Lockheed Lodestar
Lockheed Super Electra

Question 8 of 10

What name was given to the long-range heavy bomber force formed in 1945 for proposed use against targets in Japan?

Jaguar Force
Leopard Force
Tiger Force
Lion Force

Question 9 of 10

Which aircraft is pictured below?

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Handley Page Heyford
Westland Wallace
Vickers Valentia
Vickers Windsor

Question 10 of 10

Which engine powered the Vickers Wellesley bomber?

Bristol Hercules XI
Bristol Hercules XVI
Bristol Pegasus XX
Bristol Mercury XX

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