Life In The Trenches Center Check

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Life In The Trenches Center Check

Answer the questions below on your own.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ______________________ is the removal of a limb by trauma, medical illness, or surgery.
    • A. 

      Deadlocked

    • B. 

      Amputations

    • C. 

      Dysentery

    • D. 

      Casualties

  • 2. 
    ____________________________ are those in the military who are lost through death, wounds, injury, sickness, internment, capture or that are missing in action.
    • A. 

      Casualties

    • B. 

      Latrine

    • C. 

      No man's land

    • D. 

      Shrapnel

  • 3. 
    __________________________ is a situation where neither side is able to gain ground or win a battle.
    • A. 

      Deadlocked

    • B. 

      Mobilized

    • C. 

      Trench warfare

    • D. 

      Dysentery

  • 4. 
    ________________________  is a potentially deadly stomach flu caused by wet, filthy living conditions and lack of proper bathrooms.
    • A. 

      Deadlocked

    • B. 

      Shrapnel

    • C. 

      Spanish Influenza

    • D. 

      Dysentery

  • 5. 
    ___________________________ is the military line or part of an army that is closest to the enemy.
    • A. 

      Over the top

    • B. 

      The listening post

    • C. 

      The front line

    • D. 

      The backup trenches

  • 6. 
    A/an __________________________ is an outdoor toilet that is usually a hole dug in the ground. 
    • A. 

      Stalemate

    • B. 

      Latrine

    • C. 

      Retreat

    • D. 

      No man's land

  • 7. 
    _________________________ is bringing together military forces to prepare for war.
    • A. 

      Mobilized

    • B. 

      Perpendicular

    • C. 

      War of attrition

    • D. 

      Shrapnel

  • 8. 
    __________________________ is the area between the two enemy trench lines.
    • A. 

      The backup trenches

    • B. 

      The listening post

    • C. 

      No man's land

    • D. 

      Over the top

  • 9. 
    ______________________________ is rising out of trenches and attacking the enemy.
    • A. 

      Trench warfare

    • B. 

      Shell fire

    • C. 

      No man's land

    • D. 

      Over the top

  • 10. 
    ______________________________ is withdrawing or backing away from the enemy in a battle or in combat.
    • A. 

      Shrapnel

    • B. 

      Sniper

    • C. 

      Retreat

    • D. 

      Stalemate

  • 11. 
    ______________________________ is fragments of a bomb, shell, or other object thrown out by an explosion.
    • A. 

      Dysentery

    • B. 

      Shrapnel

    • C. 

      Amputations

    • D. 

      Shell fire

  • 12. 
    ______________________________ is a skilled shooter who kills enemies from a faraway, usually hidden position. 
    • A. 

      Sniper

    • B. 

      Shrapnel

    • C. 

      Shell shock

    • D. 

      Shell fire

  • 13. 
    ______________________________ is emotional stress caused by fear, noise, lack of sleep, and lack of proper nutrition from fighting in a war. 
    • A. 

      Dysentery

    • B. 

      Trench foot

    • C. 

      Shell shock

    • D. 

      Shell fire

  • 14. 
    ______________________________ are long narrow ditches. 
    • A. 

      No man's land

    • B. 

      Trenches

    • C. 

      Shells

    • D. 

      The front line

  • 15. 
    ______________________________ is a foot disease caused by standing in wet mud for days at a time that often led to amputation of the foot. 
    • A. 

      Trench foot

    • B. 

      Dysentery

    • C. 

      Casualties

    • D. 

      Shell shock

  • 16. 
    ______________________________ is a type of fighting in which two enemy armies dig long, deep ditches called trenches facing each other and fight from these trenches. 
    • A. 

      Deadlocked

    • B. 

      War of attrition

    • C. 

      Trench warfare

    • D. 

      Over the top

  • 17. 
    ______________________________ is a war where each side tries to wear down the other by inflicting as many casualties as possible in the hopes that the other side would eventually sustain so many losses, it will surrender. 
    • A. 

      Stalemate

    • B. 

      War of attrition

    • C. 

      Trench warfare

    • D. 

      Aerial warfare

  • 18. 
    What animal was a big problem for soldiers in trenches?
    • A. 

      Rats

    • B. 

      Cats

    • C. 

      Moles

    • D. 

      Snakes

  • 19. 
    Which disease was called, "the greatest enemy of all" because it killed more people at the end of World War I than the war.
    • A. 

      Cholera

    • B. 

      Spanish flu

    • C. 

      Dysentery

    • D. 

      Cancer

  • 20. 
    ______________________________ were placed along the front of each trench to absorb bullets and shrapnel.
    • A. 

      Barbed wire

    • B. 

      Sandbags

    • C. 

      Wooden planks

    • D. 

      Rocks