What effects - good and bad – did the war have on Canada and Canadians
Part B: Multiple Choice
1. The 3 main countries of the Triple Entente ( the Allies’ side ) were:
2. The 3 main countries of the Triple Alliance ( our enemies’ side ) were:
3. The spark, or immediate cause, that started World War I was:
4. Which of these statements is most true about Canada’s entry into World War One?
5. What role did Sam Hughes play in Canada's war effort?
6. Which of these best describes typical First World War fighting:
7. Which of these combinations of weapons had the deadliest effect in the First World
8. Why did the armies in France dig trenches all along the front lines?
9. In the Western Front, what was the area between the two sides’ front line trenches
10. All of the following statements are true of the new weapons in the First World War
11. Which Canadian battle of WW1 matches this description: “Canadian troops survive
poison gas attack and hold the line in their first major battle”
12. Which Canadian battle of WW1 matches this description: “Canadian troops die by the
thousands in the last stages of a horrible British attack that kills hundreds of
13. Which Canadian battle of WW1 matches this description: “Canadian soldiers from
coast to coast successfully attack and capture a key German position. Germans,
British and French are shocked at how good the Canadians are”.
14. Which Canadian battle of WW1 matches this description: “Canadians fight and win
in a sea of mud, but for little real gain”.
15. Which Canadian battle of WW1 matches this description: “Canadians led the Allies
in a major break through of the German lines. Germans ask for a ceasefire within
16. What was the main type of fighting at sea in World War One?
17. How were airplanes used in World War One?
18. What new military invention helped end the trench warfare?
19. I was Canada’s top military officer during WWI. I was responsible for commanding
the Canadian troops at Vimy Ridge. The British Prime Minister believed that I
should have been in command of the Allied Forces in WWI. Who am I?
20. What roles did Canadian women take on during the war years?
21. What temporary new tax was introduced in 1917 to help pay for the war?
22. Which combination of statements is accurate for Canada’s Home Front contribution
in World War One?
23. In 1917 Prime Minister Robert Borden introduced Conscription in Canada, despite
wounded. Which set of numbers best fills these blanks?
29. Which of these was NOT a consequence of World War One for Canada?
130. As a result of the Treaty of Versailles, Germany had to agree to all of these EXCEPT