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Battle of Liège: Quiz


Question 1: Within the division, there were four ________ and various other formations:
Company (military unit)RegimentBattalionBrigade

Question 2: It lay on the main rail line leading from Germany to ________, and eventually to Paris – the same railway that von Schlieffen and von Moltke had planned to use as transport into France.

Question 3: It was enough, although barely enough, to give the French and British armies time to redeploy at the Marne River for the defense of ________.
MarseilleÉvry, EssonneVersaillesParis

Question 4: To the south the ground was rugged, to the north it was open but less than a dozen miles from the ________, which Germany did not want to enter.

Question 5: The Belgian army continued to resist as it fell back on the city of ________, and that stiffened the resolve of both the French and British citizenry and governments.

Question 6: Could the major powers of ________ not fight to the end if tiny Belgium had?
EuropeEastern EuropeWestern EuropeBalkans

Question 7: These would include the Krupp "Big Bertha" 420 mm ________ and some loaned Austro-Hungarian 305 mm mortars build by Škoda.
CannonHowitzerTrench warfareArtillery

Question 8: The Belgian city of Liège lies at the confluence of the Meuse and the Ourthe rivers, between the ________ to the south and Maastricht of the Netherlands, and the flat plain of Flanders to the north and west.
ArdennesWalloniaMeuse (river)Belgium

Question 9: Rejecting the Star forts of the French master ________, he designed forts to resist newer rifled cannon.

Question 10: The Battle of Liège was the opening battle of the German invasion into ________, and the first battle of World War I.
BelgiumDenmarkUnited KingdomSpain

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