Quiz: Cataclysmic Battles of World War I
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Cataclysmic Battles of World War I
By: Nathan Chandler
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About This Quiz

The Great War set fire to Europe and spun the wheels of World War II. How much do you know about World War I battles?

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Which country's army went on the offensive at the beginning of the Battle of Verdun?
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How many casualties per month did the Battle of Verdun inflict on both German and French forces?
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In the end, which side eventually won the Battle of Verdun?
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Which war tool made its first appearance at the First Battle of the Marne?
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How many men fought in the First Battle of the Marne?
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The Battle of the Ardennes was fought in which kind of terrain?
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The Battle of Cambrai is famous partly for its use of which weapon?
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Which country was invaded by the Germans during the Battle of the Frontiers?
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Which country lost almost an entire army during the Battle of Tannenberg?
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The French developed Plan 17, which helped guide strategies in which battle?
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How long did the Battle of Charleroi last?
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Which army took the offensive at the beginning of the Battle of Messines?
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In total, how many soldiers were killed during all battles during the first year of World War I?
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The front that made up the Battle of the Somme was how many miles long?
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For how many days did the British pound German lines with artillery before advancing during the first charge of the Battle of the Somme?
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How many British soliders died on the first day of the Battle of the Somme?
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Where did the most critical aspects of the Battle of Jutland take place?
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The Retreat from Mons is also known as what?
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With both sides combined, how many ships participated in the Battle of Jutland?
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How many Battles of Ypres were there during the war?
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How many Italians were missing following their defeat at the Battle of Caporetto?
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Which side won the First Battle of the Marne?
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What was the longest battle of World War I?
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In what month did the Second Battle of Artois begin?
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Which country's army was NOT present at the Second Battle of Artois?
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In what year did the First Battle of Ypres take place?
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Which side won the First Battle of the Aisne?
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Which army unleashed chlorine gas at the Battle of Loos in 1915?
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In what year did the Battle of Amiens take place?
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