As a major event in world history, the attack on Pearl Harbor is steeped in all kinds of trivia.

You can spend years dissecting the who, what, where, when and why of the morning of Dec. 7, 1941 – not to mention the time leading up to that date and the results after. How well do you know some of that information?

Here are 15 questions to test your Pearl Harbor knowledge:

1. The name Pearl Harbor was given to the area by native Hawaiians due to the prominence of pearl-producing oysters. The Hawaiian name was “Wai Momi”, which translates to what? Wai Momi means pearl waters.

2. Who was the commander of the Japanese fleet that attacked Pearl Harbor? Vice Admiral Chuichi Nagumo’s fleet departed Japan in late November and observed strict radio silence in order to keep the attack a surprise.

3. Three aircraft carriers of the U.S. Pacific Fleet were absent at the time of the attack. What were the names of those ships? The USS Enterprise, USS Lexington, and USS Saratoga were all away from Pearl Harbor at the time of the attack.

4. When the attacks took place, professional football games were taking place in what three American cities? Chicago, New York, and Washington, D.C., were all hosting NFL games. The Chicago Cardinals defeated the Chicago Bears that day, the New York Giants lost to the Brooklyn Dodgers, and Washington defeated the Philadelphia Eagles.

5. Who was President Roosevelt’s press secretary when he delivered his famous speech asking Congress for a declaration of war against Japan, including the famous quote “a date which will live in infamy,” on Dec. 8, 1941? Stephen Early, who knew FDR for more than 30 years and helped create the president’s “Fireside Chats”

6. Pearl Harbor became the permanent home of the U.S. Pacific Fleet in 1940, in an attempt to intimidate Japan, which was increasing its presence in the Pacific. Where was the Pacific Fleet based before Pearl Harbor? The Pacific Fleet was based on the west coasts of California and Washington, in places like San Diego, Long Beach, San Francisco, and Bremerton.

7. The United States Senate voted 82 to 0 for the declaration of war, and the House of Representatives voted 388 to 1. Who did the lone dissenting vote belong to? Jeannette Rankin (R – Montana), a devoted pacifist, also voted against World War I in 1917.

8. It was Dec. 8, the day after Pearl Harbor, when the United States declared war against Japan. When did the country declare war against Germany and Italy? Dec. 11, 1941, hours after the Axis nations both declared war against the United States.

9. Who was made commander of the Pacific Fleet following the attack on Pearl Harbor? Admiral Chester W. Nimitz was elevated to the position before the end of December 1941.

10. How many Navy men received the Medal of Honor for their heroic actions during the attack on Pearl Harbor? 15 men were awarded the medal, the nation’s highest award for valor.

11. Which of the following was not a ship attacked at Pearl Harbor?: a) Oklahoma b) Nevada c) Kansas d) California c) Kansas was not a ship attacked at Pearl Harbor. The other three were all battleships sunk in the attack.

12. Which military leaders in Hawaii were relieved of their command after the attack? Admiral Husband E. Kimmel and Lt. Gen. Walter C. Short.

13. Which Supreme Court justice led the initial investigation into the attack on Pearl Harbor? Owen Roberts.

14. How many Japanese aircraft carriers were in the fleet that attacked Pearl Harbor? The Japanese planes launched from six aircraft carriers that came to a stop about 200 miles north of Pearl Harbor.

15. Japan suffered relatively few casualties. How many Japanese planes were destroyed during the attack on Pearl Harbor? 29.