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Canada and WWI
Canada in WW1
"Canada played a very important role in WWI. This quiz will feature questions from various stages of the war, but with most emphasis on Canada."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
The Black Hand's first attempt to kill Franz Ferdinand on June 28, 1914 was successful.
Where did Canada do most of its fighting?
The Southern Front
The Eastern Front
The Western Front
The Northern Front
Which of these four major battles involving the Canadian was described by Germans as "das Blutbad" (the "Bloodbath")?
The Second Battle of Ypres
The Battle of the Somme
The Battle of Passchendaele
The Battle of Vimy Ridge
Which Canadian Ace had 72 victories?
Approximately how many Canadian soldiers died in WWI?
What was wrong with the Ross Rifle?
It was mainly for hunting or target practise.
It tended to jam when British bullets were used in it.
The shells in it often exploded before reaching enemy territory.
All of these.
Which of the Canadian battles was described as a great victory, lasted a mere four days, had 10,600 casualties, and had all four Canadian divisions fighting?
The main aim of the Schlieffen Plan was to knock France out of the war within about six weeks.
What did Canadian Prime Minister Robert Borden introduce in 1917 to ensure Canada had troops to send to war?
Treaty of Versailles
Military Service Act
Berlin, Ontario was pressured into changing its name because it was also the name of a city in enemy territory. What was "Berlin" in Ontario later changed to?
What occured on December 6, 1917?
End of the war
Billy Bishop was killed in action
Which of the four major Canadian battles had so much rain and mud that many men drowned?
Second Battle of Ypres
Why did Canada enter WWI?
They had the biggest navy and knew they could beat Italy's navy
Germany declared war on them
Canada's foreign policy was still under British control at the time
Every country was involved
How were Canadian women involved in the war?
They worked as ambulance/truck drivers
They worked as nurses
They worked in munitions factories
In all of these roles
What formally ended the war?
Treaty of Ghent
Treaty of Varsities
Paris Peace Conference
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Compiled Dec 05 13