Do You Know Facts About World War I? Trivia Quiz

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Do You Know Facts About World War I? Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When did the Battle of the Somme begin?
    • A. 

      July 4, 1915

    • B. 

      August 26, 1918

    • C. 

      January 2, 1916

    • D. 

      July 1, 1916

    • E. 

      September 6, 1914

  • 2. 
    What does the word 'infantry' mean?
    • A. 

      Soldiers on foot

    • B. 

      Soldiers on horse

    • C. 

      Pilots

    • D. 

      Sailors

    • E. 

      Stretcher bearer

  • 3. 
    When did the first zeppelin raid take place on Britain?
    • A. 

      March 3, 1916

    • B. 

      February 8, 1918

    • C. 

      January 19, 1915

    • D. 

      December 12, 1916

    • E. 

      October 6, 1914

  • 4. 
    Who were the Bolsheviks?
    • A. 

      Russian political party that followed communism

    • B. 

      Serbian political party who loved cake.

    • C. 

      Russian political party who were devout Christians

    • D. 

      Japanese people who followed communism

    • E. 

      Russian party leaders who followed communism

  • 5. 
    The name of the British liner Lusitania was sunk where and why?
    • A. 

      Off the coast of France; the Germans believed it contained soliders

    • B. 

      Off the coast of Ireland; the Turkish believed it had munitions

    • C. 

      In the middle of the Atlantic Ocean; it accidentally hit an iceberg

    • D. 

      Off the coast of India; Russian boats thought is was German

    • E. 

      Off the coast of Ireland; the Germans believed it was filled with munitions

  • 6. 
    What does ANZAC stand for?
    • A. 

      American National Zoologist Association in Canada

    • B. 

      Australian and New Zealand Army Corps

    • C. 

      Austrian and New Zealand Army Corps

    • D. 

      Algerian and New Zealand Army Corps

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    What was the Schlieffen Plan?
    • A. 

      The Germans would march straight to Paris

    • B. 

      The Germans would drop bombs on Britain

    • C. 

      The Italians would hold back the Germans

    • D. 

      The Germans would go through Belgium

    • E. 

      The Turkish would join the fight on the Western Front

  • 8. 
    A leader in Britain.
    • A. 

      Nicholas II

    • B. 

      George V

    • C. 

      William II

    • D. 

      Eric von Schlieffen

    • E. 

      Winston Churchill

  • 9. 
    What was the exact number of U.S. soldiers in France by the end of the war?
    • A. 

      1 million

    • B. 

      3 million

    • C. 

      250,000

    • D. 

      400,000

    • E. 

      2 million

  • 10. 
    To defeat the Turkish, the British, French, Indian, and ANZAC soldiers where sent where?
    • A. 

      Gallipoli

    • B. 

      Istanbul

    • C. 

      Ankara

    • D. 

      Baghdad

    • E. 

      Sicily

  • 11. 
    The French word for alliance.
  • 12. 
    A type of deadly gas that is also a condiment. 
  • 13. 
    The name of the Serbian student who killed Archduke Fraz Ferdinand and his wife.
  • 14. 
    Large cannons that would hurl shells to an opposing trench.