How much do you know about the bombing of the two Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States of America, during the Second World War?


Who was the president of the USA when the world's first atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

  • Harry Truman

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  • JF Kennedy

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  • Bill Clinton

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  • Ronald Regan

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Who was the central figure in the development of the atomic bomb?

  • JR Oppenheimer

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  • Otto Hahn

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  • Albert Einstein

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  • Alfred Nobel

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What was the name of the top secret project to develop the atom bomb?


Who are the Hibakusha?


What was the local time when the first atomic bomb exploded on Hiroshima?

  • 3:15 pm

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  • 11:02 am

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  • 8:15 am

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  • 10:30 pm

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Which place was the US B-29 bomber plane targeting in Hiroshima?


Where did the atomic bomb actually explode?


What nuclear material was used in the construction of the Hiroshima bomb?

  • Plutonium

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  • Uranium

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  • Magnesium

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  • Potassium

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What was the playful name given to the atomic bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima, killing 200,000 people in a city of 3,50,000?

  • Enola Gay

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  • Fat Man

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  • Little Boy

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  • Fat Boy

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What is the biggest difference between a conventional bomb and an atomic bomb?

  • Radiation

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  • Heat

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  • Blast and wind

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  • Light and heat

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'I am become death, shatterer of worlds,' is what a scientist said on witnessing the first nuclear explosion. Name him:


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Tags: #hiroshima, #bombing, #nagasaki

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