Australian Women During WWII

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This quiz focuses on Australian WWII history with a particular focus on Women.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the number of women that listed in a branch of the women's services?
    • A. 

      Over 6000

    • B. 

      Over 66,000

    • C. 

      Over 600,000

    • D. 

      Over 166,000

  • 2. 
    What month and year was the Australian Women's Army Service (AWAS) established?
    • A. 

      November 1939

    • B. 

      July 1942

    • C. 

      April 1944

    • D. 

      October 1941

  • 3. 
    What did Australian women achieve as a result of the war?
    • A. 

      More liberation

    • B. 

      Pay rises

    • C. 

      More opportunities

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    On average women were roughly paid how much less then men before and after the war?
    • A. 

      One quarter at the start and half by the end

    • B. 

      Half at the start and two-thirds by the end

    • C. 

      One third at the start and half by the the end

    • D. 

      Three quarters at the start and the same at the end

  • 5. 
    How did men respond to this increased involvement of women towards to war effort ?
    • A. 

      Men were extremely pleased by the effort that women had povided

    • B. 

      Men were completely opposed to the involvement of women

    • C. 

      Most men were happy, however expected life to go back to normal after the war

    • D. 

      Most men were harsh towards the involvement of women in the war effort