placeholder image to represent content

World War I Weapons

Quiz by Joe Harmon

Feel free to use or edit a copy

includes Teacher and Student dashboards

Measure skills
from any curriculum

Tag the questions with any skills you have. Your dashboard will track each student's mastery of each skill.

With a free account, teachers can
  • edit the questions
  • save a copy for later
  • start a class game
  • automatically assign follow-up activities based on students’ scores
  • assign as homework
  • share a link with colleagues
  • print as a bubble sheet

Our brand new solo games combine with your quiz, on the same screen

Correct quiz answers unlock more play!

New Quizalize solo game modes
10 questions
Show answers
  • Q1
    Which gas was the most dangerous/most feared by soldiers in the trenches?
    Mustard
    Chlorine
    30s
  • Q2
    Which of the following did not contribute to gas' effect on the stalemate?
    Death toll
    Gas masks
    Wind
    Loss of element of surprise
    30s
  • Q3
    Which was not a factor in the first tank's ineffectiveness?
    Easily broken
    Lack of Speed
    Rough terrain
    Manned by too many soldiers
    30s
  • Q4
    Which of these weapons was used as psychological, rather than actual, weaponry?
    Hand Grenade
    Bolt Action Rifle
    Bayonet
    Zeppelin
    30s
  • Q5
    Why were there no major naval battles in WWI?
    Heavy artillery
    Torpedos
    Low-quality ships
    30s
  • Q6
    Which of the following was the most significant cause of the stalemate?
    advanced weaponry
    civilian deaths
    naval battles
    gas warfare
    30s
  • Q7
    Which of the following often caused accidental, or friendly, deaths?
    Torpedo
    Bayoney
    Bolt Action Rifle
    Hand Grenade
    30s
  • Q8
    Why didn't heavy artillery break the stalemate, even with 2000 pound shells?
    Broke easily
    Easy to relocate
    Neither side could advance
    30s
  • Q9
    Machine guns were effective weapons, but why couldn't they break the stalemate?
    Distance covered was too short
    Only effective on open field
    Too many troops to operate
    Targeted by the enemy
    30s
  • Q10
    What prevented American supplies from reaching the Triple Entente?
    German submarines
    Air raids
    Blockades
    30s

Teachers give this quiz to your class