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History of the United Kingdom during World War I: Quiz


Question 1: [1]) This total included the Regular Army and reservists in the ________.
EssexCumberlandWestmorlandTerritorial Force

Question 2: On 17 July 1917, to appease British nationalist feelings, George V issued an Order-in-Council that changed the German name of the ________ to the House of Windsor.
British Royal FamilyAnne, Princess RoyalBritish monarchs' family treeBritish princess

Question 3: On 1 April 1918, the RFC and|the RNAS were amalgamated to form a new service, the ________ (RAF).
LuftwaffeBritish ArmyRoyal Air ForceBritish Armed Forces

Question 4: During the war ________ wrote about Britain's "alien and uninspiring court", and George famously replied: "I may be uninspiring, but I'll be damned if I'm alien."[17]
H. G. Wells bibliographyH. G. WellsThe World Set FreeThe Time Machine

Question 5: The enfranchisement of this latter group was accepted as recognition of the contribution made by women defence workers,[15] though the actual feelings of ________ (MPs) at the time is questioned.
UnicameralismMember of ParliamentBicameralismParliamentary system

Question 6: In 1910, King George V became king on the death of his father, King ________, and remained king throughout the war.
George IV of the United KingdomEdward VII of the United KingdomEdward VIII of the United KingdomGeorge VI of the United Kingdom

Question 7: The new coalition government of 1918 charged itself with the task of creating a "land fit for heroes", from a speech given in ________ by David Lloyd George on 23 November 1918, where he stated "What is our task?

Question 8: The mass of volunteers in 1914–1915, popularly known as Kitchener's Army, was destined to go into action at the ________.
Hundred Days OffensiveBattle of the SommeBattle of PasschendaeleWestern Front (World War I)

Question 9: One British ________ was sunk by a mine as it attempted to leave harbour and attack the German ships, while one German armoured cruiser was sunk after striking two mines outside its own home port.
Alfa class submarineTorpedoUnited States NavySubmarine

Question 10: The government collapsed as a result of the political manoeuvrings of ________ (leader of the Conservatives), Sir Edward Carson (leader of the Ulster Unionists), and David Lloyd George (then a minister in the cabinet).
Stanley BaldwinBonar LawHarold MacmillanWinston Churchill


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