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What The Forces Did Quiz

UK military history 15 Questions.

 
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The battles of Colenso, Talana Hill and the Seige of Mafeking occured in which war?

  • The Peninsular War
  • The Crimean War
  • The Boer War
  • The Napoleonic Wars

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The Falklands war of 1982 was triggered by the Argentine occupation of the Falkland Islands and ... ?

  • The Inglis Islands
  • South Georgia
  • Acension Island
  • Easter Island

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In 1982 the nuclear-powered submarine HMS Conqueror sunk which Argentine ship?

  • Hipollito Bouchard
  • Piedrabuena
  • Punta Delgada
  • General Belgrano

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Field Marshall Sir Douglas Haig led the British Army in which event?

  • World War II
  • World War I
  • Operation Desert Fox
  • Kosovo War

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During the 1991 Gulf war the main battle tank of the British army was ?

  • Chieftain
  • Centurion VI
  • Challenger IV
  • Challenger I

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Introduced in 1979 which multirole fighter plays a major role in the airforces of Britain, Italy, Germany and Saudi Arabia?

  • Lightning
  • Strike Eagle
  • Tornado
  • Harrier

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The last British monarch to to die in combat was?

  • Edward IV
  • Richard III
  • Edward V
  • Henry VII

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On what date did Britain declare war on Germany making our entry into the Second World War?

  • January 1939
  • June 1939
  • September 1939
  • December 1939

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The battle of 25th October 1415 in which an English army consisting largely of English and Welsh archers defeated a significantly larger French army was?

  • Battle of Agincourt
  • Battle of Lipany
  • Battle of Castillon
  • Battle of Hericourt

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In which year was the Battle of Goose Green?

  • 1862
  • 1917
  • 1944
  • 1982

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In World War II who was the German commander at the Battle of El Alamein

  • Erwin Rommel
  • Wilhelm Keitel
  • Erich von Manstein
  • Franz Halder

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In the Royal Navy what does SBS stand for ?

  • Safety By Service
  • Stand By Ships
  • Special Boat Service
  • Secure Broadcast at Sea

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In World War I, what was Big Bertha?

  • Nickname of a large German Howitzer
  • Nickname of the first British Submarine in service
  • Nickname of Berlin
  • Nickname of Field Marshal Douglas Haig

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In British Army slang, "to Bimble" is to do what?

  • Walk casually
  • Collapse from exhaustion
  • Leave a station without permission
  • Steal someone else's rations

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In 1843 an English General announced the capture of SIND (Pakistan) by sending a one-word telegram in Latin :'Peccavi'(I have SINNED). Who was that General?

  • Havelock
  • Moore
  • Napier
  • Allenby

 

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