• 1. 
    What scientist wrote a letter to President Roosevelt telling him of the potential of an atomic bomb?

  • Thomas Edison
  • J. Robert Oppenheimer
  • Albert Einstein
  • Henry Ford
  • 2. 
    What was the name of the secret project in the United States to develop an atomic bomb?

  • The Manhattan Project
  • The New York Project
  • The Nuclear Project
  • The Atom Splitting Project
  • 3. 
    Where was the first atomic bomb exploded?

  • The desert in New Mexico
  • Hiroshima, Japan
  • The desert in Nevada
  • In a secret lab in Washington, D.C.
  • 4. 
    How much money did the United States government invest into the making of the atomic bomb?

  • $1 million
  • $100,000
  • $10 million
  • $2 billion
  • 5. 
    What president made the decision to use the atomic bomb against Japan in World War II?

  • John F. Kennedy
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Harry S. Truman
  • 6. 
    Why did the United States decide to drop the bomb rather than invade Japan with soldiers?

  • Because they estimated that 500,000 to 1 million Allied soldiers would die in an invasion
  • Because they did not have the soldiers or weapons left to attack Japan
  • Because the bomb was easier and quicker
  • Because they wanted to see if the bomb would work
  • 7. 
    What Japanese city was the atomic bomb first dropped on?

  • Nagasaki
  • Hiroshima
  • Tokyo
  • Osaka
  • 8. 
    What was the nickname of the bomb that was dropped on Nagasaki?

  • Fat Man
  • Little Boy
  • Chubby Kid
  • Big Man
  • 9. 
    What scientist and leader of the atomic bomb research team is considered the father of the atomic bomb?

  • Albert Einstein
  • Isaac Newton
  • Thomas Edison
  • J. Robert Oppenheimer
  • 10. 
    True or false: The American scientists were scared when they saw that their bombed worked as expected.

  • TRUE
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