German World War I soldiers with machine guns 40 meters from the British trenches in 1916.

Can you answer these 'Jeopardy!' questions about WWI?

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September 26, 2022
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Can you answer these 'Jeopardy!' questions about WWI?

Stacker compiled a list of "Jeopardy!" questions about World War I using J! Archive.

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Clue #1

- Clue: 40,000 Allied troops perished in the WWI campaign on this Turkish peninsula
- Category: THAT HAPPENED!
- Value: $800
- Date episode aired: December 14, 2018

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Answer #1

- Answer: Gallipoli

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Clue #2

- Clue: Not to be confused with the Ardennes, this French forest was the site of the biggest WWI battle fought by the AEF
- Category: WORLD WAR I
- Value: $1,000
- Date episode aired: October 17, 2018

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Answer #2

- Answer: the Argonne

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Clue #3

- Clue: 1918 date when WWI combat officially ceased
- Category: DATES
- Value: $400
- Date episode aired: February 27, 2019

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Answer #3

- Answer: November 11

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Clue #4

- Clue: During WWI she supported the French war effort by fitting ambulances with portable X-ray equipment
- Category: NOTABLE WOMEN
- Value: $400
- Date episode aired: March 13, 2019

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Answer #4

- Answer: Marie Curie

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Clue #5

- Clue: Walthère Dewé was a leader of this underground anti-occupation movement in Belgium in WWI as well as WWII
- Category: WORLD WAR II
- Value: $1,200
- Date episode aired: April 04, 2019

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Answer #5

- Answer: the resistance

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Clue #6

- Clue: This leading U.S. general of WWI was Army chief of staff from 1921 to 1924
- Category: GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
- Value: $800
- Date episode aired: May 01, 2019

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Answer #6

- Answer: (John J.) "Black Jack" Pershing

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Clue #7

- Clue: During WWI the U.S. Food Administration called for this alliterative, vegetarian day
- Category: A DAY ENDING IN Y
- Value: $1,000
- Date episode aired: October 04, 2019

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Answer #7

- Answer: Meatless Mondays

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Clue #8

- Clue: During WWI this celebrity visited troops headed overseas & gave tips about how to get out of German handcuffs
- Category: FAMOUS NAMES
- Value: $1,000
- Date episode aired: April 02, 2020

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Answer #8

- Answer: Houdini

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Clue #9

- Clue: WWI correspondent Nellie was literally "in the" these, which she described as "muddy & filthy"
- Category: NELLIE BLY
- Value: $800
- Date episode aired: December 13, 2019

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Answer #9

- Answer: the trenches

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Clue #10

- Clue: On WWI recruitment posters, James Montgomery Flagg drew this icon who is pointing & saying, "I want you for U.S. Army"
- Category: SYMBOLS
- Value: $200
- Date episode aired: September 14, 2017

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Answer #10

- Answer: Uncle Sam

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Clue #11

- Clue: During WWI he equipped a new lab for antisubmarine research on Eagle Rock Mountain near West Orange, New Jersey
- Category: HOW INVENTIVE
- Value: $800
- Date episode aired: July 13, 2017

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Answer #11

- Answer: Edison

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Clue #12

- Clue: The abdication of this German leader was announced on Nov. 9, 1918, & WWI ended 2 days later
- Category: RED-LETTER DAY
- Value: $400
- Date episode aired: September 21, 2015

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Answer #12

- Answer: Kaiser Wilhelm II

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Clue #13

- Clue: This WWI gas that sounds like a condiment is a vesicant, meaning it causes blisters
- Category: WAR
- Value: $400
- Date episode aired: January 21, 2015

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Answer #13

- Answer: mustard gas

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Clue #14

- Clue: This "field" is on the Belgian site where in WWI the U.S. Army's 91st division took heavy casualties
- Category: CEMETERIES
- Value: $800
- Date episode aired: January 03, 2013

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Answer #14

- Answer: Flanders Field

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Clue #15

- Clue: In WWI this man, later president of France, spent 2 years & 8 months as a prisoner of war
- Category: L'HISTOIRE FRANÇAISE
- Value: $1,200
- Date episode aired: October 17, 2012

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Answer #15

- Answer: de Gaulle

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Clue #16

- Clue: Dominique-Jean Larrey was the first to describe this skin condition common to the feet of WWI soldiers
- Category: ON FOOT
- Value: $800
- Date episode aired: December 04, 2006

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Answer #16

- Answer: trench foot

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Clue #17

- Clue: Lenin spent WWI in this country, but he was far from neutral on the subject
- Category: THE LENIN CLOSET
- Value: $800
- Date episode aired: March 22, 2004

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Answer #17

- Answer: Switzerland

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Clue #18

- Clue: It was the colorful WWI nickname of Manfred von Richthofen
- Category: COLORFUL PEOPLE
- Value: $800
- Date episode aired: June 07, 2002

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Answer #18

- Answer: the Red Baron

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Clue #19

- Clue: Gavrilo Princip sparked WWI when he killed Archduke Francis Ferdinand in this city in 1914
- Category: THE BALKAN SCENE
- Value: DD: $500
- Date episode aired: September 28, 2000

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Answer #19

- Answer: Sarajevo

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Clue #20

- Clue: As a WWI soldier, this Yugoslavian leader was caught & sent to Russia where he became a communist
- Category: HISTORY
- Value: $500
- Date episode aired: March 07, 1988

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Answer #20

- Answer: Josip Broz or Tito

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Clue #21

- Clue: In WWI Japan joined the Allies & seized this nation's Pacific islands
- Category: JAPANESE HISTORY
- Value: $200
- Date episode aired: November 01, 1989

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Answer #21

- Answer: Germany

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Clue #22

- Clue: During WWI the British called them "limps", the most common being the "B" type
- Category: TRANSPORTATION
- Value: $200
- Date episode aired: April 17, 1990

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Answer #22

- Answer: blimps

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Clue #23

- Clue: During WWI its regiment de marche was France's most decorated military unit
- Category: WORLD HISTORY
- Value: $200
- Date episode aired: June 14, 1991

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Answer #23

- Answer: the French Foreign Legion

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Clue #24

- Clue: During WWI James Montgomery Flagg produced a series of about 45 posters for this purpose
- Category: U.S. HISTORY
- Value: $600
- Date episode aired: November 26, 1991

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Answer #24

- Answer: recruiting for the military

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Clue #25

- Clue: During WWI the Russian fleet battled the Ottoman Turks in this sea
- Category: SEAS
- Value: $400
- Date episode aired: July 14, 1997

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Answer #25

- Answer: Black Sea

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