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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 Western Front
The Northern Front
The Eastern Front
The Southern 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 Vimy Ridge
The Battle of Passchendaele
The Battle of the Somme
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?
Military Service Act
Treaty of Versailles
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?
Germany declared war on them
They had the biggest navy and knew they could beat Italy's navy
Every country was involved
Canada's foreign policy was still under British control at the time
How were Canadian women involved in the war?
They worked as ambulance/truck drivers
In all of these roles
They worked in munitions factories
They worked as nurses
What formally ended the war?
Treaty of Ghent
Paris Peace Conference
Treaty of Varsities
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