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    Discover the fascinating world of World War I with our engaging and informative quiz specifically tailored for seniors in aged care. Test your knowledge and reminisce about this significant historical period that shaped the world we live in today.

    This quiz designs activities to stimulate cognitive function, promote social interaction, and encourage meaningful discussions among aged care residents. It achieves this by using slang terms, major events, and key figures. Let’s dive into the past and explore the captivating details of World War I together!

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    Answer the World War One Quiz for Seniors Now!

    Answer the World War One Quiz now and challenge your seniors’ memory in a fun way! This engaging quiz will test their knowledge about the major events, figures, and even some slang terms from World War One, sparking conversations and promoting social interaction.

    1. Which man’s first name was a slang word for a British soldier? 
    (A) Tommy

    2. Who was the man with the donkey and what was his job in the army? 
    (A) Private John Simpson Kirkpatrick a stretcher bearer

    3. World War 1 was triggered by the assassination of which Archduke of Austria? 
    (A) Franz Ferdinand

    4. In which European city was he assassinated? 
    (A) Sarajevo

    5. A German fighter pilot named Manfred von Richthofen was better known as the? 
    (A) Red Baron

    6. There was a temporary truce on what day in 1914? 
    (A) Christmas Day

    7. What were American soldiers called during WW1? 
    (A) Doughboys

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    8. The Gallipoli Campaign was also known as what other name?                                            
    (A) The Dardanelles Campaign

    9. Who was Australia’s Prime Minister from 1915 – 1923?                                                      
    (A) Billy Hughes

    10. Which female Dutch stage performer & exotic dancer was executed as a German spy during World War 1?  (A) Mata Hari

    11. In May 1915, the sinking of which ship (with the death of 128 US citizens) helped shift public opinion in America against the Germany? 
    (A) RMS Lustania

    12. What was ‘Little Willie’? 
    (A) The first prototype tank of the First  World War

    13. Which German defensive position was built in 1916 – 1917 on the Western Front, from Arras to Laffaux? 
    (A) The Hindenburg Line

    14. Which letter of the alphabet goes before the word ship to describe a heavily armed merchant ship with hidden weapons designed to lure German submarines into making surface attacks?
    (A) Q – ship    

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