Weaponry

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Question 1

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What was the name of the musket used by the British as Waterloo?
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  • Mauser
  • Gatling
  • Chassepot
  • Brown Bess

Question 2

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What were the disadvantages of rifles used at the beginning of the period? TICK TWO
Answer
  • Prone to jamming
  • Slow loading time
  • Easy to bend
  • Very heavy
  • Smoky

Question 3

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/which part of the Dreyse was prone to breaking?
Answer
  • The barrel
  • The needle
  • The pan
  • The trigger

Question 4

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Which country used the Mauser rifle?
Answer
  • Prussia
  • Austria
  • Boers
  • Denmark

Question 5

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Which army, initially successful, was defeated by the use of Gatling guns in 1879?
Answer
  • Mahdi
  • Zulu
  • Masai
  • Native American

Question 6

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What was the name of the gun which could fire on armies on the reverse slope?
Answer
  • Howitzer
  • Mitrailleuse
  • Maxim
  • Benedek

Question 7

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Which German support weapon was one of the most effective weapons of WW2?
Answer
  • MP 10
  • Sten
  • Bren
  • MP 40

Question 8

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Which weapon caused the Prussian army to change their attack style at Gravelotte St Privat?
Answer
  • Carncano
  • Chassepot
  • Lebel
  • Mannlicher

Question 9

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In which famous battle of the American Civil War did the absence of the Confederate Cavalry help the Unionists achieve victory?
Answer
  • Chancellorsville
  • Fredericksburg
  • Chattanooga
  • Gettysburg

Question 10

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What kind of weapon was the WW1 'whippet'?
Answer
  • Rifle
  • Tank
  • Shell
  • Machine Gun

Question 11

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Who was the inventor of the percussion cap?
Answer
  • Whitworth
  • Widgeon
  • Forsyth
  • Remington

Question 12

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Which inventor had a 'face like a baboon', according to an ex-Top Gear presenter?
Answer
  • Whitworth
  • Forsyth
  • Naysmith
  • Gilchrist

Question 13

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Which type of soldier would normally fire a carbine?
Answer
  • Infantry
  • Artillery
  • Cavalry

Question 14

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Which general of the 18th century was a fan of the reverse slope tactic?
Answer
  • Cardigan
  • Radetsky
  • Napoleon
  • Wellington

Question 15

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Who developed the cylindro-conoidal bullet?
Answer
  • Winchester
  • Remington
  • Norton
  • Springfield

Question 16

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Who produced the rifle carried by the Unionist forces in the American Civil War?
Answer
  • Spencer
  • Springfield
  • Shelbyville
  • Thomas
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