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1,566 - Also known as the Great War, World War One took place from July 28th, 1914 to November 11th, 1918.For approximately how many days did World War One last?

a. 1,466
b. 1,766
c. 1,566
d. 1,666


Espionage - Mata Hari was executed by firing squad on October 15th, 1917, at the age of 41.For what reason was Mata Hari executed in 1917?

a. Sabotage
b. Anti-War Protest
c. Adultery
d. Espionage


1914 - In August 1914, the Suez Canal was defended by 5,000 men.In what year of the war did the British send a force to protect the Suez Canal?

a. 1915
b. 1917
c. 1916
d. 1914


Belgium - The battle took place on the Western Front, from July to November 1917.In which country did the Battle of Passchendaele take place?

a. Germany
b. France
c. Belgium
d. Italy


Luxembourg - Luxembourg was under full occupation by the German Empire until the last day of the war.Other than Belgium, which country did Germany invade on August 4th, 1914?

a. Netherlands
b. Switzerland
c. Luxembourg
d. Russia


In the Air - A Zeppelin was a type of rigid airship.Where would you see a German Zeppelin?

a. Underwater
b. In a Trench
c. On a Soldier
d. In the Air


George V - George V was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions from May 6th, 1910 until his death on January 20th, 1936.Which King was on the British throne during World War One?

a. George VI
b. George III
c. George VI
d. George V


Germany - Japan formally declared war on Germany on August 23rd, 1914.Whom did Japan declare war on in 1914 when they entered the conflict?

a. France
b. Russia
c. Great Britain
d. Germany


Sassoon - Siegfried Sassoon was also one of the leading poets of the First World War.Who was nicknamed "Mad Jack" by his men for his courageous feats during the war?

a. Haig
b. Brookes
c. Kitchener
d. Sassoon


Gas - Fritz, a German chemist, received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1918.Fritz Haber was a pioneer of which type of warfare?

a. Sea
b. Air
c. Artillery
d. Gas


100,000 - The British Expeditionary Force consisted of six infantry divisions and five cavalry brigades.How many men were in the British Expeditionary Force at the start of the war?

a. 100,000
b. 500,000
c. 1,000,000
d. 5,000,000


1918 - Signed in March of 1918, the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk was a peace treaty that ended Russia's participation in World War One.In what year did Russia and Germany sign the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk?

a. 1918
b. 1915
c. 1917
d. 1916


Sarajevo - Reportedly, Ferdinand's last words were 'Sophie, Sophie! Don't die! Live for our children!'In which city was Archduke Franz Ferdinand murdered?

a. Zagreb
b. Tirana
c. Budapest
d. Sarajevo


Poems - Rupert died from an infected mosquito bite at the young age of 27 in 1915.Rupert Brooke was famous for writing what during the war?

a. Speeches
b. Songs
c. Newspaper stories
d. Poems


Romania - Romania declared war on Germany on November 10th, 1918. One day before the war officially ended.Which of the following countries was the last to declare war on Germany?

a. Romania
b. Honduras
c. Haiti
d. Costa Rica




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