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1

What was the lab called that the members of the "Manhattan Project" worked at?

Los Alamos

2

What was the leader of the "Manhattan Project's" name?

Robert Oppenheimer

3

What are the names of the two atomic bombs?

"Little Boy", "Fat Man"

4

How did you trigger the Uranium bomb

"Gun method", shooting a piece of Uranium into the bomb

5

How did Oppenheimer and the "Manhattan Project" scientists know that an atomic bomb would work?

Enrico Fermi's "Chicago Pile"

6

What was the "Manhattan Project" called at first?

Uranium Committee

7

What was the name of the general in charge of the "Manhattan Project"?

General Leslie Groves

8

Where did the "Manhattan Project" scientists test the first bomb?

Alamogordo, New Mexico

9

Which two cities were the original targets for the two bombs?

Hiroshima and Kokura, Japan

10

What was the name of the pilot who dropped the bomb over Hiroshima?

Colonel Paul Tibbets