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Question 1: It was the largest corps fielded by the ________ army in France.
BarbadosInformal EmpireBritish EmpireNauru

Question 2: The two candidates were Major General Cyril Brudenell White (Birdwood's chief-of-staff) and Major General ________ (commander of the 3rd Division).
John MonashGallipoli CampaignWestern Front (World War I)Thomas Blamey

Question 3: Rather than disbanding entire divisions, any consolidation of strength was made under the British system of reducing brigades from four ________ to three.
Company (military unit)BattalionDivision (military)Regiment

Question 4: General ________, commander of the AIF, suggested that, in forming the Australian Corps, the weakest division could serve as a depot, providing reserves for the fighting divisions.
William Birdwood, 1st Baron BirdwoodAlexander GodleyGallipoli CampaignHerbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener

Question 5: ________
1st Division (Australia)Military history of Australia during World War IGallipoli CampaignHistory of the United Kingdom during World War I

Question 6: In December 1917 it was moved into reserve near Péronne following the German counter-attack in the ________.
Battle of the SommeBattle of Cambrai (1917)Battle of PasschendaeleBattle of Arras (1917)

Question 7: Following the hard fighting of 1917, where the Australian divisions suffered heavily at Bullecourt, Messines and the ________, the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) was facing a manpower crisis.
Battle of the SommeWestern Front (World War I)Battle of PasschendaeleSecond Battle of Passchendaele

Question 8: In January 1918, the division was returned to the front line south of ________ as Haig acquiesced to French demands to take over more of the front.

Question 9: The Australian Corps was a ________ army corps that contained all five Australian infantry divisions serving on the Western Front.
Western Front (World War I)Armenian GenocideCaucasus CampaignWorld War I

Question 10: Field Marshall ________, commander of the British Expeditionary Force, accepted this proposal.
Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount AllenbyDouglas Haig, 1st Earl HaigHundred Days OffensiveWestern Front (World War I)


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