• 1. 
    Who fought Germany in the First Battle of the Somme?

  • Britain and France
  • Russia and Serbia
  • Austria and Italy
  • United States and France
  • 2. 
    What was the Battle of the Somme named after?

  • The Somme River
  • The Somme Mountains
  • The town of Somme
  • The Somme Lake
  • 3. 
    What was special about the British 'Pals' battalions?

  • They were trained to parachute out of airplanes
  • They were all under the age of eighteen
  • They were armed with swords instead of rifles
  • They were made up of soldiers who were friends or from the same town
  • 4. 
    What kind of warfare had caused the western front to hardly move for two years?

  • Siege warfare
  • Biological warfare
  • Guerrilla warfare
  • Trench warfare
  • 5. 
    True or False: Despite firing over 1,600,000 shells on the German lines, little damage was done to the German lines.

  • TRUE
  • 6. 
    In what country did the Battle of the Somme take place?

  • France
  • Germany
  • Belgium
  • Spain
  • 7. 
    What other major battle occurred along the western front that caused the British to push up the attack at Somme?

  • Battle of Verdun
  • First Battle of the Marne
  • Battle of Cambrai
  • Second Battle of the Marne
  • 8. 
    What did the Allies do for eight straight days before the attack?

  • All of the above
  • Rested and saved ammunition
  • Declared a cease fire
  • Bombarded the German lines
  • 9. 
    What happened the first day of the attack?

  • The Allies suffered 60,000 casualties
  • Allied soldiers were easily gunned down as they advanced on German lines
  • Around 20,000 Allied soldiers were killed
  • All of the above
  • 10. 
    What was the result of the Battle of the Somme?

  • The Allies gained 7 miles of territory, but had over 600,000 casualties
  • The Allies defeated the Germans and marched into Germany
  • The Germans defeated the Allies and took France
  • The Germans gained significant territory
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