Berlin Airlift Lesson for Kids: Definition & Summary


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Why was the Berlin Airlift needed?

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1. Who was president of the United States during the Berlin Airlift?

2. Air forces from what two countries led the effort and flew the planes in the Berlin Airlift?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The multiple-choice questions in this quiz/worksheet combo will check your understanding of the Berlin Airlift, including a special effort to support kids in West Berlin. You will be tested on why the Airlift happened and who participated in this special event.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz asks you to:

  • Describe Operation Little Vittles
  • Name the two countries that provided planes and resources for the Berlin Airlift
  • Tell who was serving as the president of the United States when this event happened

Skills Practiced

  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer a question about why the Berlin Airlift was needed
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about Operation Little Vitties
  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important facts about the Berlin Airlift from the lesson on this topic

Additional Learning

To discover more about this subject, check out the lesson named Berlin Airlift Lesson for Kids: Definition & Summary. This lesson will teach you about:

  • How long the Berlin Airlift went on for
  • What happened during the Cold War
  • The amount of food and resources delivered to Berlin by the end of the Berlin Airlift