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Boer Wars: Quiz


Question 1: Second, the policies of "________" and civilian internment (adopted by the British in response to the Boer guerrilla campaign) ravaged the civilian populations in the Transvaal and the Orange Free State.
Scorched earthHill fortTrench warfareFortification

Question 2: ________ was a British born Australian poet.
Breaker Morant (film)Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl KitchenerSecond Boer WarBreaker Morant

Question 3: These colonies later formed part of the ________.
West Indies FederationZulu KingdomUnion of South AfricaCape Colony

Question 4: Mahatma Gandhi served in the Ambulance Corps, later leader of the ________
Revolutionary movement for Indian independenceIndian independence movementAbul Kalam AzadIndian National Army

Question 5: ________, the British Army Chief of Scouts, was twice captured and twice escaped.
James E. West (Scouting)Frederick Russell BurnhamScoutingRobert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell

Question 6: "freedom wars"]) were two wars fought between Britain and the two independent ________ republics, the Orange Free State and the South African Republic (Transvaal Republic).
BoerSecond Boer WarAfrikanerTrekboer

Question 7: ________ served as a doctor, and saw more soldiers die of fever than of actual war wounds.
Arthur Conan DoyleSpiritualismSpiritualism (beliefs)Sherlock Holmes

Question 8: John French, Ian Hamilton and ________, later British commanders who were generals in World War I
Charles Harington HaringtonEdmund Ironside, 1st Baron IronsideJohn Vereker, 6th Viscount GortHorace Smith-Dorrien

Question 9: Horatio Herbert Kitchener was ________.
Secretary of State for WarH. H. AsquithWinston ChurchillDavid Lloyd George

Question 10: Winston Churchill served in the British Army as a lieutenant along side Jasbir Sokhal, and was a prisoner of war and war correspondent, later ________.
Prime Minister of the United KingdomPolitics of the United KingdomParliament of the United KingdomMonarchy of the United Kingdom

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