Do you know your Dambusters

There are a great deal many people out there who know their avaition history well, especially in the case of the Dambusters. But yet, not many people out there know of this great air force squadron ever to come out of WWII.

Do you know your Dambusters? Even now you are thinking do I have the knowledge or not? Within the text of this quiz are you about to find out whether or not if you do indeed have the genius to know of this famous squadron.

Created by: Morgaine
1. What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
2. What is your gender?
Male
Female
3. What was the codename for the bouncing bomb?
Bouncy
Upkeep
Trashcan
Circle
Don't know
What's a bouncing bomb?
4. What was the operational name of the dams raids?
Operation Bounce
Operation Destory the Dams
Operation Chastise
5. What was the name of the squadron that performed the raids?
No. 106 Squadron
No. 83 Squadron
No. 29 Squadron
No. 617 Squadron
Not sure
6. Who invented the bouncing bomb?
Barnes Wallis
Sir Arthur Harris
Douglas Bader
Leonard Cheshire
7. Name the person who was the first commanding officer of the squadron.
Arthur Harris
Barnes Wallis
Leonard Cheshire
Guy Gibson
Douglas Bader
8. Name the three dams that were attacked.
Mohne, Eder, Sorpe
Hoover, Navajo, Roosevelt
Don't know
9. What is the motto of the Dambusters squadron?
"Apres moi, le deluge"
"We Bust Dams For A Living"
Not sure
"Get There And Get It Done"
10. Guy Gibson won an award for his part in the raids. What award was it?
Distinguished Flying Cross
Distinguished Service Order
Purple Heart
Victoria Cross
Distinguished Flying Metal
Not sure
11. What were the squadron letters?
BJ
PJ
LJ
CJ
AJ
12. Where was the Dambusters squadron based?
Digby
Cranwell
Coningsby
Scampton
13. How many Australians were in the squadron?
Two
Four
Six
Eight
Ten
Twelve
14. Who was CO of Bomber Command at the time of the dams raids?
Sir Arthur Harris
Barnes Wallis
Ralph Cochrane
Guy Gibson
15. What kind of dog did Guy Gibson own?
A Scottish terrier
A Siberian Husky
A Poodle
A Black Labrador
A Greyhound
He owned a dog?
16. Who was Barnes Wallis' assistant during the early development of the bouncing bomb?
His son Christopher
All of his children
No one...he did it himself
Not sure
17. How old was Barnes Wallis at the time of the raids?
56
60
20
80
90
What?
18. How old was Guy Gibson at the time of the raids?
19
36
44
25
19. How many aricrews were lost during the dams raids?
Two
Four
Six
Eight
20. A total of how many men died in the dams raids?
56 men
2 men
9 men
30 men
8 men
Not sure
21. After the raid, Guy Gibson wrote his famous account about the Dambusters raids. What was the name of that book?
"How I Survived The Dams"
"Bomber Pilot"
"Enemy Coast Ahead"
I don't read war stuff
22. Who played Barnes Wallis in the 1954 film "The Dam Busters"?
Ian McKellen
Basil Rathbone
Michael Redgrave
Nigel Terry
Ewan McGregor
23. Who played Guy Gibson in the film "The Dam Busters"?
Richard Todd
Ewan McGregor
Patrick McGoohan
Mel Gibson
Not sure
24. What kind of bomber did the Dambusters use for the raids?
B-52
B17
Lancaster
Wellington
25. When did the Dambusters raids take place?
July 13, 1944
February 14, 1943
May 16, 1943
January 6, 1940
Spetember 9, 1944
26. Which dam survived the raids?
Mohne
Sorpe
Eder
27. Which two dams were breached?
Mohne and Eder
Sorpe and Eder
Mohne and Sorpe
None were breached
28. Who was Guy Gibson's wife at the time?
Hannah
Eve
Joan
Margaret
Penny
Ruth
29. Who wrote the book "The Dam Busters"?
Stephen King
Paul Brickhill
Peter S. Beagle
30. Who went on to attack the Sorpe dam all alone?
Joe McCarthy
David Shannon
Guy Gibson
Micky Martin
31. Who is producing the remake of the old Dambusters film?
Peter Jackson
Christian Rivers
David Frost
There's a remake?
32. What is the squadron badge of the Dambusters squadron?
A raven
A glass of beer
The Mohne Dam breaking
Guy Gibson's dog
Both 1 and 3
Not sure
33. Guy Gibson was killed in action when?
May 16, 1943
June 5, 1943
April 2, 1943
September 19, 1944
34. Which classic rock band used clips from "The Dam Busters" film in their movie version of "The Wall"?
American Rejects
Blue Oyster Cult
Pink Floyd
Alan Parsons Project
Not sure...never seen it.
35. What was the nickname members of the Dambuster squadron recieved by other squadrons during training?
Worse Squadron Ever
The Armchair Boys
Hottest Men Alive
Daredevils
36. What nationality was Joe McCarthy?
British
German
American
Australian
Irish
Welsh
37. Who is the second most famous CO of the Dambusters apart from Guy Gibson?
Arthur Harris
Douglas Bader
Jimmy Dolittle
Leonard Cheshire
38. Who is said to haunt Scampton Air Force Base?
Guy Gibson's dog
Guy Gibson himself
Nothing haunts the place
What...the place is haunted?
Not sure
39. What was Micky Martin's real name?
Micky
Daniel
Karl
Harold
40. When was 617 Squadron formed?
March 21, 1943
May 1, 1943
April 1, 1943
They were already formed
Not sure
41. Is 617 Squadron still around even today?
You bet your sweet bippy they are!
Nope, they had a good run and are now gone
42. Why should we care about the Dambusters and their story?
They pulled off an extraordinary feat and should never be forgot
They fought in WWII
Why should I care?
Not sure

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