Warfare Strategy & Theorists

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Question 1

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Match the quote : 'War far from being an exact science is a terrible and impassioned drama'
Answer
  • Grant
  • Von Moltke
  • Jomini
  • Clausewitz

Question 2

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Which theorist was most influential on Napoleon?
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  • Guibert
  • Douhet
  • Jomini
  • Du Picq

Question 3

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Which French marshal did Jomini serve?
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  • Jourdan
  • Ney
  • Berthier
  • Murat

Question 4

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Whose book on navies influenced Kaiser Wilhelm II?
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  • MacClellan
  • Clausewitz
  • MacMahn
  • Mahan

Question 5

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Which American general led the 'March to the Sea'?
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  • Sheridan
  • Sherman
  • Jackson
  • Lee

Question 6

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What was Bloch's correct prediction about the future of war?
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  • Wars would involve fewer soldiers as more powerful weapons
  • War would be forced underground by artillery
  • Smaller battlefields as air power took precedence
  • Shorter wars as resources could not last

Question 7

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Which military leader can be criticised for ignoring naval power?
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  • Von Moltke
  • Napoleon
  • Wellington
  • Canrobert

Question 8

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Which military theorist who fought in the Franco-Prussian War, claimed that courage could overcome all obstacles?
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  • Douhet
  • Liddell-Hart
  • Du Picq
  • Corbett

Question 9

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What factor did Clausewitz think was most important in battle?
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  • Planning
  • Discipline
  • Luck
  • Adaptability

Question 10

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Which battle took place in the Franco-Prussian War?
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  • Cambrai
  • Strasbourg
  • Alsace
  • Gravelotte

Question 11

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Which was the first country to introduce a General Staff?
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  • France
  • Prussia
  • Austria
  • Britain

Question 12

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Which was the last country to introduce a General staff?
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  • Prussia
  • Russia
  • Britain
  • France

Question 13

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Which British military theorist in the early 20th century was keen on naval blockades?
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  • Liddell-Hart
  • Fuller
  • Corbett
  • Frasier

Question 14

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Who was the artillery 'guru' of WW1?
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  • Speer
  • Bruchmuller
  • Siegfried
  • Guru Nanak

Question 15

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What were the German defensive lines of WW1 and WW2 called? TICK TWO
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  • Schleiffen
  • Hindenburg
  • Siegfried
  • Gugenheimer
  • Ludendorff
  • Grunesei

Question 16

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What British military theorist was most associated with tanks?
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  • Corbett
  • Liddell-Hart
  • Fuller
  • Frasier

Question 17

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What was Napoleon's favourite shape?
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  • Square
  • Circle
  • Arrow
  • Diamond

Question 18

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When was the law of St Cyr introduced?
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  • 1818
  • 1822
  • 1826
  • 1817

Question 19

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What did the law of St Cyr do?
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  • Only French nationals could command armies
  • Introduced reservists
  • Limited size of army
  • Established a higher ratio of officers : soldiers

Question 20

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Match the quote: 'War is cruelty and you cannot refine it'
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  • Clausewitz
  • Jomini
  • MacArthur
  • Sherman

Question 21

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Name one of Von Moltke's favourite books.
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  • War and Peace, Count Leo Tolstoy
  • On War, Carl von Clausewitz
  • Pride & Predjudice, Jane Austen
  • The Art of War, Sun Tzu

Question 22

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Who was described as the 'Mahdi of mass destruction' by Liddell-Hart?
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  • Kitchener
  • Clausewitz
  • Von Moltke
  • Montgomery

Question 23

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Which one is NOT one of the 'paradoxical trinity' of Clausewitzian factors on war?
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  • Emotions
  • Army
  • Climate & Terrain
  • Political Leadership

Question 24

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Who marched to the sound of gunfire?
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  • The Zulus
  • The Prussians
  • Napoleon
  • Radetsky

Question 25

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Which legate disagreed with Mahan over Jominian-style naval strategy?
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  • McCoy
  • Judge Judy
  • Corbett
  • Fuller