War On The Homefront: Britain And Germany In The Great War

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Short quiz for students studying war on the German and British homefronts in World War One. Syllabus link is to the NSW Board of Studies Modern History Syllabus for Higher School Certificate Students.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How did the German government attempt to solve the issue of the blockade in relation to acquisition of food from other countries?
    • A. 

      Dreikaiserbund

    • B. 

      Kriegsernahrungsamt

    • C. 

      Schwartzvald

    • D. 

      Volkgemeinschaft

  • 2. 
    How much did German agricultural production decline during WW1?
    • A. 

      100%

    • B. 

      Between 10 and 25%

    • C. 

      Just under 78%

    • D. 

      Between 50 to 70%

  • 3. 
    1.       Give three ways the British government tried to control food shortages.
    • A. 

      Bought entire Aust and NZ meat export, rationing, imposition of meatless days

    • B. 

      Bought the entire Argentinian meat export, imported grain from the Ukraine and rationed.

    • C. 

      Purely through rationing and use of alternative production of food.

    • D. 

      All noble lands and royal estates were brought into food production and women were incorporated into the work force.

  • 4. 
    What does DORA stand for and when was it instituted?
    • A. 

      11 November 1918

    • B. 

      4 August 1914

    • C. 

      27 November 1914

    • D. 

      25 April 1915

  • 5. 
    Give the date for the institution of the British Manpower Board
  • 6. 
    Give the date for the institution of the Munitions of War Act.
  • 7. 
    Give the date for the institution of the British Ministry of Labour
  • 8. 
    Give the date for the institution of the British Ministry of Food.
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