The First World War 5
Conscription began during the First World War.

The First World War 5

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Conscription began during the First World War. As a student of History, you will have heard about the 'lost generation' of young men who sacrificed their lives during World War One.

Try our fifth quiz about the conflict known as the First World War.

1.
Love of your country and a duty to fight for it is known as what?
Partiality
Paternalism
Patriotism
Patristics
2.
Conscription began in Britain at what age?
16
18
20
21
3.
What were sometimes handed out as a symbol of cowardice?
Black spots
White feathers
White handkerchiefs
Yellow scarves
Young men not in uniform were targeted
4.
Britain claimed victory in which naval battle of 1916?
Copenhagen
Dungeness
Jutland
Spitsbergen
The only major sea battle of the entire war
5.
Jutland is part of which country?
Belgium
Denmark
Netherlands
Sweden
6.
Wilfred Owen and Rupert Brooke were killed in the war - both famous .......
musicians
painters
poets
sportsmen
They wrote poems inspired by their war experiences
7.
Which passenger liner was sunk by a U-boat torpedo in 1916?
Carpathia
Lusitania
Mauretania
Titanic
It happened off the coast of Ireland
8.
The Lusitania incident helped to bring which country into the war?
New Zealand
Republic of Ireland
South Africa
USA
USA fought with the Allies against Germany
9.
Who was the U.S. President at that time?
Theodore Roosevelt
Warren Harding
William Taft
Woodrow Wilson
10.
At the 3rd Battle of Ypres the Allies aimed to capture which ridge?
Fontainebleau
Passchendaele
Villebaudon
Vimy
It took three months to capture the ridge in November 1917
Author:  Jan Crompton

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