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 ever
produced 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. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. He sent more and more troops to help win battles
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "He sent more and more troops to help win battles." This means that Currie did not send additional troops to assist in winning battles. This suggests that Currie did not believe in overwhelming force and instead focused on minimizing casualties and developing strategies and tactics to defeat the enemy. He respected the lives of army men and aimed to win battles with as few casualties as possible.

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  • 2. 

    Sir Arthur Currie was the first Canadian-apointed.................. of the Canadian corps inWorld War I.

    Correct Answer
    Commander
    Explanation
    Sir Arthur Currie was the first Canadian-appointed commander of the Canadian corps in World War I.

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  • 3. 

    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.

  • 4. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    B. He sent waves and waves of men with no proper startergies
    Explanation
    Currie was most opposed to the action of Sir Douglas Haig sending waves and waves of men with no proper strategies. This suggests that Currie disagreed with Haig's approach to warfare, which resulted in a large number of casualties without achieving significant gains. Currie likely believed that a more strategic and calculated approach would have been more effective in achieving their objectives.

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  • 5. 

    Currie was succesful in making..................... ........... stronger thorugh his vision on the battlefield, consideration of soldiers and calculations for danger.

    Correct Answer
    Canadian Corps
    Explanation
    Currie was successful in making the Canadian Corps stronger through his vision on the battlefield, consideration of soldiers, and calculations for danger.

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  • 6. 

    There were around 16,000 casualties in Passchendaele. Arthur Currie,however did not predict the right amount.True or False?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Arthur Currie did not predict the right amount of casualties in Passchendaele.

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  • 7. 

     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

    Correct Answer
    D. His tactical ability and logical stratergies
    Explanation
    Currie is best known for his tactical ability and logical strategies. This implies that he is recognized and respected for his skills in planning and executing military operations, as well as his ability to think strategically and make sound decisions on the battlefield.

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  • 8. 

    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?

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Arthur Currie's tactical ability was recognized by his superiors from the second battle of Ypres. This implies that his superiors acknowledged and appreciated his skills and expertise in conducting military operations during this battle. Therefore, the statement "Arthur Currie's tactical ability was recognized from the second battle of Ypres through his superiors" is true.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. His personality was well liked and futher made his country famous
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Currie's personality was well liked and further made his country famous. However, this statement is NOT true. The other statements mention Currie's achievements and contributions to Canada, such as being the first Canadian Corps Commander, leading major battles, keeping Canadian soldiers together, and making his country famous through his thoughtful strategies.

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