Video Letters from WWI

 

1) How many men fought during WWI?

a) 56 million

b) 60 million

c) 65 million

 

2) In what year did the US declare war on Germany?

a) 1917

b) 1916

c) 1915

 

3) How many men were in the US army in 1917?

a) 127,000

b) 256,000

c) 546,000

 

4) How much time did soldiers have to put on their gas masks?

a) 10 seconds

b) 8 seconds

c) 6 seconds

 

5) Did the army encourage or discourage men to write home?

a) Encourage

b) Discourage

 

6) In what month did the first US troops leave for France?

a) June

b) July

c) August

 

7) How did the French and British react to the arrival of American troops?

a) They resented them

b) They welcomed them with open arms

c) The did not need them

 

8) Did any African Americans fight in WWI?

a) Yes

b) No

 

9) American troops, as soon as they arrived in Europe, began to fight on the Front.

a) True

b) False

 

10) American newspapers were reporting WWI accurately.

a) True

b) False

 

11) How many censors worked in Paris, reading soldier’s letters?

a) 200

b) 300

c) 400

 

12) In 1918 Germany broke through what?

a) Frontiers of the UK

b) Russian lines

c) Allied lines

 

13) By end of summer of 1918 how many Americans were dead?

a) 10,000

b) 12,000

c) 15,000

 

14) After how many years did the tide of the war turn?

a) 4

b) 5

c) 6

 

15) Date of time of peace, of armistice:

a) Nov 3

b) Nov 11

c) Nov 30

 

16) Did Germany surrender?

a) Yes

b) No