Trivia chal­lenge

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1. A fa­mous say­ing as­so­ci­ated with the First World War on its out­break was — ‘‘It’ll be over by …"? a. Year’s end; b. Easter; c. Christ­mas; or d. Sum­mer?

2. What is the es­ti­mated length of the WWI trench sys­tem on the Western Front? a. 475 miles (764km); b. 260 miles (418km); c. 580 miles (933km) or d. 750 miles (1,207km)?

3. World War I lasted how many years? a. 3; b. 5; c. 1; or d. 4?

4. Why did the Ger­mans have an ad­van­tage over the Al­lies on the Western Front? a. They had bet­ter weapons; b. They were on higher ground; c. They used poi­son gas; or d. They had more sol­diers?

5. Dur­ing the First World War, al­most 60,000 Aus­tralians died af­ter sus­tain­ing in­juries or ill­ness; 46,000 of these deaths were on the Western Front. How many of these Aus­tralians have no known grave? a. 7,000; b. 11,000; c. 16,000 or d. 25,000?

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