How Much Do You Know About Sir Arthur Currie?

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How Much Do You Know About Sir Arthur Currie? - Quiz

This is a quick quiz on Sir Arthur Currie. Test your skills and see how much you know about this famous Canadian who is known to be the best commander Canada has everproduced for his tactical ability. You will take this quiz as a class and help each other out to know how much you know!This quiz has a combination of different questions relevant to Curries contribution. The final result will be decided through a pass or simply a fail!Enjoy!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In 1914-When the Germans captured the high ground of Vimy Ridge and further fortified it, the British and France attacked on them.However, after sometime the british and the french got tired and did not want to waste their troops any more and handed this task to the Canadians.On January 20th,1917, Sir Arthur Currie planned some stratergies and gave lectures that helped them win the battle and further have Canada's name individually recognised.Name one of these.
  • 2. 
    On April 17th Currie led his troops to France and they took control of position in Y-pres .Five days later, the germans attacked on the western front with a unique weapon:lethal gas.The allied troops panicked faced by this unique situation.However currie was not hesitant and had some plans in mind that turnedout to be a victorious for them.What was his plan?
  • 3. 
    Which personality of Currie is NOT true?
    • A. 

      He tried to win battles with as much less casualties as possible

    • B. 

      He had stratergies and tactics set for the enemies

    • C. 

      He sent more and more troops to help win battles

    • D. 

      He respected the lives of army men

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 4. 
    Sir Arthur Currie was the first Canadian-apointed.................. of the Canadian corps inWorld War I.
  • 5. 
    What was Currie most opposed to of actions that British general,Sir Douglas haig took?
    • A. 

      He was an autocratic person

    • B. 

      He sent waves and waves of men with no proper startergies

    • C. 

      He opposed him for non valid reasons and ignored him at times

    • D. 

      He was lower ranked than Haig

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Currie was succesful in making..................... ........... stronger thorugh his vision on the battlefield, consideration of soldiers and calculations for danger.
  • 7. 
    There were around 16,000 casualties in Passchendaele. Arthur Currie,however did not predict the right amount.True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
     What is Currie BEST known for?
    • A. 

      His bold and fearless personality

    • B. 

      His vision for the battlefield

    • C. 

      His usage of army men

    • D. 

      His tactical ability and logical stratergies

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 9. 
    Arthur Currie's tactical ability was recognised from the second battle of Y-pres through his superiors.True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
     Currie had a great affect on the uprising of Canada through his different abilities.Which one of these is NOT true?
    • A. 

      First Candaian Corps Commander who led major battles like Vimy Ridge

    • B. 

      Kept Canadian soldiers together in true Canadian division

    • C. 

      His personality was well liked and futher made his country famous

    • D. 

      He was the first ever Canadian to attain the rank of a general

    • E. 

      Made his country faomus through his thoughtful startergies

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