World History: High School: 9th and 10th Grade Quiz - The First World War 5 (Questions)

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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
4. Britain claimed victory in which naval battle of 1916?
[ ] Copenhagen
[ ] Dungeness
[ ] Jutland
[ ] Spitsbergen
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
7. Which passenger liner was sunk by a U-boat torpedo in 1916?
[ ] Carpathia
[ ] Lusitania
[ ] Mauretania
[ ] Titanic
8. The Lusitania incident helped to bring which country into the war?
[ ] New Zealand
[ ] Republic of Ireland
[ ] South Africa
[ ] USA
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
World History: High School: 9th and 10th Grade Quiz - The First World War 5 (Answers)
1. Love of your country and a duty to fight for it is known as what?
[ ] Partiality
[ ] Paternalism
[x] Patriotism
[ ] Patristics
2. Conscription began in Britain at what age?
[ ] 16
[x] 18
[ ] 20
[ ] 21
3. What were sometimes handed out as a symbol of cowardice?
[ ] Black spots
[x] 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
[x] Jutland
[ ] Spitsbergen
The only major sea battle of the entire war
5. Jutland is part of which country?
[ ] Belgium
[x] Denmark
[ ] Netherlands
[ ] Sweden
6. Wilfred Owen and Rupert Brooke were killed in the war - both famous .......
[ ] musicians
[ ] painters
[x] poets
[ ] sportsmen
They wrote poems inspired by their war experiences
7. Which passenger liner was sunk by a U-boat torpedo in 1916?
[ ] Carpathia
[x] 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
[x] USA
USA fought with the Allies against Germany
9. Who was the U.S. President at that time?
[ ] Theodore Roosevelt
[ ] Warren Harding
[ ] William Taft
[x] Woodrow Wilson
10. At the 3rd Battle of Ypres the Allies aimed to capture which ridge?
[ ] Fontainebleau
[x] Passchendaele
[ ] Villebaudon
[ ] Vimy
It took three months to capture the ridge in November 1917