Trench Warfare
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    What is the area between the front lines of the opposing sides?

    answer choices

    wire break

    revetment

    parapet

    no man's land

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What links the front line and support trenches?

    answer choices

    artillery line

    support trench

    front line support

    communication trench

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A break in the barbed wire to allow soldiers out into no man's land is called:

    answer choices

    trench break

    wire block

    trench block

    wire break

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How deep was a typical trench during WWI?

    answer choices

    6 ft

    8 ft

    10 ft

    12 ft

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following describes the "sapping" method of constructing trenches?

    answer choices

    building a trench as deep as possible

    building trenches in straight lines parallel to enemy front lines

    building trenches using a series of tunnels

    building trenches by extending one end of an existing trench

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What pest lived among the soldiers in the trenches and caused the disease known as trench fever?

    answer choices

    rats

    fleas

    ticks

    lice

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    "Your feet swell to two or three times their normal size and go completely dead. You could stick a bayonet into them and not feel a thing. ... It is then that the intolerable, indescribable agony begins. I have heard men cry and even scream with the pain and many had to have their feet and legs amputated."


    The quote above most likely is referencing:

    answer choices

    trench rot

    frostbite

    poor medical practices during amputations

    trench foot

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Classifying the western front during WWI as a "war of attrition" means that:

    answer choices

    it was based on large, highly structured military formations from both sides facing each other head on

    it was based on a deadlock where neither side can progress.

    it was based on movement and consisted of a pattern or action and reaction where both sides advance at the same time.

    it was based around which side could survive the longest and which side would give in.

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What technological advance allowed some progress in advancing ground into enemy territory?

    answer choices

    trench blocks

    anti-aircraft artillery

    automatic machine guns

    tanks

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    To confine a blast from an exploding shell to only a small part of the trench, they were constructed:

    answer choices

    vertical to opposing enemy lines

    with built in trench blocks

    horizontal to opposing enemy lines

    in zig-zag patterns

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why were German trenches generally better built than French and British trenches?

    answer choices

    French and British saw trenches as short term

    Germans saw trenches as long term

    neither answer is correct

    both answers are correct

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