Road to Vimy Ridge
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1. First WW Begins
Causes of First WW
War Begins Quiz
2. Gearing Up
Tunnels and Trenches
Byng and Currie
Preparing for Battle
Gearing Up Quiz
3. Guns Blazing
Raiding at Vimy
Zero Hour 0530
Guns Blazing Quiz
4. Battling On
Battling On Quiz
5. Ending the War
Final 100 Days
Ending the War Quiz
6. To Remember
Myth and Truth
To Remember Quiz
The Great War Begins Quiz
-The Great War Begins- Quiz
Hello and welcome to Valour Canada's -The Great War Begins- Quiz. Good luck!!
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Which of the following statements is false?
a) Sam Hughes was both a veteran of the Boer War and Canada’s Minister of Militia.
b) During the First World War, women served in many ways, including as nurses, mechanics, and munition factory workers.
c) As a dominion within the British Empire, Canada was technically at war as soon as Britain declared war on Germany.
d) John McCrae wrote “In Flander’s Fields” based on the battle at the Somme.
e) Newfoundland’s loss at Beaumont-Hamel was a part of the Somme battle.
Many see the assassination of _________ by __________ as the spark that set off the First World War.
a) Sam Hughes; Gavrilo Princip
b) The Kaiser Wilhelm II; Gavrilo Principle
c) Archduke Franz Ferdinand; Sam Hughes
d) Archduke Franz Ferdinand; Gavrilo Prince
e) The Kaiser Wilhelm II; Gavrilo Princip
f) Archduke Franz Ferdinand; Gavrilo Princip
However, all of the below were seen as causes of the First World War:
a) Industrialism, Militarism, Nationalism, Assassination, Imperialism, Socialism
b) Imperialism, Communism, Industrialism, Militarism, Nationalism, Assassination
c) Nationalism, Assassination, Imperialism, Alliances, Industrialism, Fascism
d) Industrialism, Imperialism, Militarism, Nationalism, Alliances, Assassination
e) Socialism, Assassination, Imperialism, Nationalism, Alliances, Industrialism
_________'s Schlieffen Plan was a strategy for ____________________________________.
a) Germany; quickly taking Belgium.
b) France; defending against Germany
c) Germany; quickly taking France
d) France; quickly counter-attacking Germany
A “War of Attrition” was the result of a __________ and meant that each side would have no other choice but to try to win the war by _____________________________.
a) Wet autumn; attacking with speed and firepower.
b) Tie; mining under the enemy’s trenches and blowing them up.
c) Discovery of new technologies; using those technologies to surprise and destroy the enemy.
d) Stalemate; wearing the other side down through regularly occurring small losses of material and soldiers.
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