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Weapons of the Great War
World War I
"There were many innovations in weaponry during World War 1 but some of the weapons used were restyled old favourites. You might know more about them all than you think! Good luck."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Which weapon, first used in the 17th century, was still in use in World War 1?
two handed sword
Which army first used the flamethrower?
What commonly used British weapon was known as the Mills Bomb?
This weapon, originally invented by Hiram Maxim, was one of the main killers in the war and capable of inflicting terrible injuries. Can you name this weapon?
What weapon came in the models Luger, Webley, Parabellum and Steyr, to name but a few?
Which World War 1 battle saw the debut of the first lethal poison gas (chlorine)?
Second Battle of Ypres
First Battle of Ypres
Battle of Liege
Battle of Mons
Virtually all British soldiers on the Western Front were issued with this rifle. Which?
Mauser Gewehr 98
Lee Enfield 0.303
The British were the first to use this weapon in 1916 when Captain H.W. Mortimore guided it into action at Delville Wood (part of the Battle of the Somme). What was this weapon?
Mr F.W.C. Stokes, later to become Sir Wilfred Stokes KBE, designed a version of this weapon in January 1915, which literally saved the day for the British. Name this weapon?
What job did the following famous men do during WW1? Rene Fonck, Edward Mannock, Manfred von Richtofen, Eddie Rickenbacker and William Bishop.
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