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Question 1: The ________ lost 782 aircraft and 576 pilots during the battle.
Royal Flying CorpsRoyal Aircraft Factory S.E.5Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2Sopwith Camel

Question 2:
Who was a commander in the Battle of the Somme?
Sir Henry Havelocku2020
Max von Gallwitz
Sir Henry Lawrenceu2020
Gen Craig R. McKinley

Question 3: The objectives were the villages of Bazentin le Petit, Bazentin le Grand and Longueval, which was adjacent to ________.
Battle of Delville Wood29th Division (German Empire)3rd Royal Bavarian Division28th Division (German Empire)

Question 4: On the Fourth Army's front, the struggle for High Wood, ________ and the Switch Line dragged on.
28th Division (German Empire)3rd Royal Bavarian Division29th Division (German Empire)Battle of Delville Wood

Question 5: Attention now turned to Ginchy, which was captured by the ________ on 9 September.
Ireland and World War I16th (Irish) DivisionConnaught RangersRoyal Munster Fusiliers

Question 6:
Which of the following was a combatant in the Battle of the Somme?
Toyotomi forces
South Africa

Question 7: With the German attack on Verdun on the ________ in February 1916, Allied plans were forced to adapt; the British Army took the lead on the Somme, though the French contribution remained significant.
LiègeMeuse (river)WalloniaMaastricht

Question 8: The battle is chiefly remembered today as the debut of the ________.
T-26 tankTankT-34M1 Abrams

Question 9:
What was Battle of the Somme a part of?
the Western Front of the First World War
the American Civil War
Modoc War
Assyrian Empire

Question 10:
How many casualties were there in the Battle of the Somme?
20 000 - 70 000
620,000 casualties
62 missing
13 missing


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