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Era of the Great War

Quiz by Chris Ferguson

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  • Q1
    When did the First World War begin?
    5th September 1914
    4th August 1914
    30th June 1914
    11th November 1914
    30s
  • Q2
    What role did Lord Kitchener play in the First World War?
    Prime Minister
    Secretary of State for War
    Minister for War Propaganda
    Head of the British Army
    30s
  • Q3
    What illness did soldiers catch from drinking dirty water?
    Trench Fever
    Trench Foot
    Cholera
    Dysentery
    30s
  • Q4
    What was the first things soldiers had to do each morning?
    Stand Back
    Sit Up
    Stand Down
    Stand To
    30s
  • Q5
    What Scottish Football Team was top of the Scottish League in 1914?
    Aberdeen
    Hearts
    Celtic
    Hibs
    30s
  • Q6
    What was the nickname of regiments where friends joined the army together?
    Friends Battalions
    Mates Regiments
    Group Taskforce
    Pals Battallions
    30s
  • Q7
    Which side was first to use poison gas?
    Russia
    France
    Germany
    Britain
    30s
  • Q8
    What type of gas was used first?
    Mustard
    Sarin
    Chlorine
    Phosgene
    30s
  • Q9
    How many men were in a tank crew?
    5
    2
    6
    4
    30s
  • Q10
    What was the name of the rifle issued to British soldiers?
    Lee Enfield
    Lee Penfield
    Lee Stanbridge
    Joe Henfield
    30s
  • Q11
    What does DORA stand for
    Defence of the Rules Act
    Defence of the Roads Act
    Defence of the Realm Act
    Directions on Revised Action
    30s
  • Q12
    When was rationing introduced in Britain
    1917
    1918
    1914
    1915
    30s
  • Q13
    Why were pub landlords angry during the war?
    Shorter opening hours
    Drinks became cheaper
    Too many customers
    Not enough customers
    30s
  • Q14
    Who founded the NUWSS?
    Helen Crawfurd
    Mary Kenney
    Mary McKenzie
    Millicent Fawcett
    30s
  • Q15
    What does NUWSS stand for?
    New Union for Women's Suffragette Society
    National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies?
    National Union of Women's Sisterhood Societies
    National Union of Workers' Socialist Society
    30s

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