October New Releases Quiz results

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The results for the October New Releases quiz are in and boy was it a tricky one! It had a lot of people in the office scratching their heads and letting out loud frustrated groans.

The average score this month was 47%

If you haven't taken the quiz yet and want to see if you can beat that then click here!

For everyone else, here is a question-by-question breakdown! In each case the correct answer is given in bold.

Question 1 – NVG 226: Commonwealth Cruisers 1939-45

Which of the four cruisers involved in the sinking of the Graf Spee was manned by the Royal Navy's New Zealand division?

HMS Achilles – 49%
HMS Ajax – 22%
HMS Cumberland – 18%
HMS Exeter – 10%

Question 2 – WPN 42: Winchester Lever-Action Rifles

Which of these famous American gunsmiths designed the Winchester Model 1886 lever-action rifle?

Eliphalet Remington – 46%
John Browning – 34%

Caldwell Colt – 14%
Richard Gatling – 5%

Question 3 - CAM 287: Tippecanoe 1811

The Shawnee Shaman Tenskatawa was the brother of which famous Native American chief?

Tecumseh – 76%
Geronimo – 10%
Sitting Bull – 9%
Black Hoof – 5%

Question 4 - RAID 33: U-47 in Scapa Flow

What nickname did U-47’s captain Günther Prien gain after sinking the Royal Oak?

The Bull of Scapa Flow – 36%
The Phantom of Scapa Flow – 36%
The Shark of Scapa Flow – 19%
The Hunter of Scapa Flow – 9%

Question 5 - GNM: Warriors

For which army did these soldiers fight?

Austro-Hungarian – 77%
Italian – 12%
French – 5%
Belgian – 5%

Question 6 - CBT 14: German Infantryman vs British Infantryman

In May 1940, which German division attacked Calais?

10. Panzer-Division – 39%
7. Panzer-Division – 33%
6. Panzer-Division – 15%
4. Panzer-Division – 12%

Question 7 - MAA 503: Hitler's Russian & Cossack Allies 1941–45

What was the nickname given to Voluntary Assistants who joined the German Army?

Hiwi – 61%
Osttruppen – 20%
Freiwillige – 17%
Luftwaffenhelfer – 2%

Question 8 – CMD 32: Gustaf Mannerheim

Who was Gustaf Mannerheim's most significant military opponent in World War II?

Kirill Meretskov – 24%
Semyon Timoshenko – 51%
Ivan Konev – 18%
Lothar Rendulic – 6%

Question 9 - AVG 23: Messerschmitt Bf 109 E–F Series

What was the code name allocated to the Bf 109 by the Allies when it was reported to have entered service with the Japanese Air Force?

Mike – 50%
Mel – 20%
Mess – 20%
Mark – 9%

Question 10 – GNM: The First Blitz

The first German Zeppelin raid failed to inflict any casualties

False – 43%
True – 55%

Question 11 - NVG 223: T-64 Battle Tank

When was the first known combat use of the T-64, the Cold War's most secret tank?

Moldova, 1992 – 23%
Czechoslovakia, 1968 – 35%
Afghanistan, 1980 – 32%
Ukraine, 2014 – 8%

 

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