• 1. 
    What two nations fought at the Battle of Guadalcanal?

  • Japan and China
  • Britain and Germany
  • United States and Japan
  • France and Germany
  • 2. 
    During what war did the Battle of Guadalcanal take place?

  • World War I
  • Mexican-American War
  • American Civil War
  • World War II
  • 3. 
    Where is the Island of Guadalcanal located?

  • In the South Pacific Ocean
  • In the Mediterranean Sea
  • Off the coast of China
  • In the Atlantic Ocean
  • 4. 
    Which of the following best describes the situation prior the battle?

  • The Japanese had built an air base on the island of Guadalcanal
  • The Japanese had gained control of much of the South Pacific
  • The Japanese had control of the Island of Guadalcanal
  • All of the above
  • 5. 
    Who led the United States naval forces during the battle?

  • Admiral Richmond Turner
  • General Alexander Patch
  • Admiral Stuart Murray
  • Admiral Joseph Clark
  • 6. 
    What would the Japanese do at night during the Battle of Guadalcanal?

  • They would send in more troops using fast boats
  • They would bomb U.S. ships with planes
  • They would retreat to their ships
  • They would shell the U.S. with artillery
  • 7. 
    Around how long did the Battle of Guadalcanal last?

  • 6 months
  • 30 minutes
  • 1 day
  • 4 days
  • 8. 
    True or False: The Battle of Guadalcanal was the first time that the Japanese had lost ground during the war.

  • TRUE
  • 9. 
    What was the code name for the initial invasion of the island by the United States?

  • Operation Watchtower
  • Operation Overlord
  • Operation Island Storm
  • Operation Rolling Thunder
  • 10. 
    What was the final outcome of the Battle of Guadalcanal?

  • The United States won, but the Japanese maintained control of the island
  • The Japanese won, but the runway on the island was destroyed
  • The United States won and took control of the Island
  • The Japanese won and took control of the Island
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