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The Atomic Bomb Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated May 13, 2014

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Clue Answer % Correct
First target city, bombed August 6, 1945Hiroshima, Japan
90.9%
Second target city, bombed August 9, 1945Nagasaki, Japan
87.3%
Authorized by this presidentFranklin Roosevelt
86.2%
Name of project to develop the bombManhattan Project
85.6%
President who made the executive orderHarry Truman
79.9%
Used an enriched form of this element as its baseUranium
75%
First nuclear test detonation in this stateNew Mexico
71%
to create an explosion through this processNuclear fission
65.6%
Name of the plane that dropped itEnola Gay
63.4%
Used this element as its basePlutonium
59.8%
Clue Answer % Correct
Codename for first bomb'Little Boy'
58.2%
Nation that declared war on Japan on
August 8, 1945
Soviet Union
55.3%
Emperor of JapanEmperor Hirohito
52.6%
Codename for second bomb'Fat Man'
50.4%
Supervised by this physicistJ. Robert Oppenheimer
49.1%
On this ship (also home state of the president)USS Missouri
40.5%
Name of test detonationTrinity test
13.8%
Formal surrender signed by Japan on this dateSeptember 2, 1945
12.1%
This ultimatum of surrender was
ignored by Japan
Potsdam Declaration
8.4%
Name of the second plane Bockscar
7.2%

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