10 most difficult World War I riddles A list of World War I related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Military quiz Which battle involved the first successful use of tanks?Battle of Cambrai. Modern scholars do not place exclusive credit for the first day on tanks but discuss the concurrent evolution of artillery, infantry and tank methods.very hard 23% Battle of CambraiBattle of Cambrai23%Battle of KurskBattle of Kursk19%Battle of SommeBattle of Somme52%Batlle of JutlandBatlle of Jutland4%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 1130 answers in 2 languages »tanks riddles » What was the name of the first semi-automatic pistol?Borchardt C93. The Borchardt C-93 semi-automatic pistol was designed by Hugo Borchardt in 1893 based upon the Maxim toggle-bolt design.. With about 1,100 manufactured by Loewe and nearly 2,000 more produced by Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken, the Borchardt C-93 was the first mass-produced semi-automatic pistol. very hard 26% Glock 17Glock 1739%AK-74AK-745%Borchardt C93Borchardt C9326%None of the above is a semi-automatic pistolNone of the above is a semi-automatic pistol28%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 2806 answers in 2 languages »technical riddles » What was the name of the Red Baron's plane?Fokker Dr. I. Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen, also known as the "Red Baron", was a German fighter pilot during World War I. He is considered the ace-of-aces of the war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories. The Fokker Dr I it became famous as the aircraft in which Manfred von Richthofen gained his last 19 victories, and in which he was killed on 21 April 1918.very hard 35% Fokker Dr. IFokker Dr. I35%Junkers J. IJunkers J. I20%Hansa Brandenburg B. I.Hansa Brandenburg B. I.14%Messerschmitt 110Messerschmitt 11029%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 1399 answers in 2 languages »airplanes riddles » What was the first mass production tank developed by Germany?A7V. The A7V was a tank introduced by Germany in 1918, during World War I. They were used in action from March to October 1918, and were the only tanks produced by Germany in World War I to be used in combat.hard 43% LeichttraktorLeichttraktor22%LK ILK I20%LK IILK II13%A7VA7V43%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1381 answers in 2 languages »history of Germany riddles » What was the maximum effective range of the Paris Gun?130 km. The Paris Gun was a German long-range siege gun used to bombard Paris during World War I. The gun was capable of firing a 94 kilogram (210 lb) shell to a maximum altitude of 40 kilometers (25 miles, 131,000 ft). It was the first time for human-made object to reach stratosphere.hard 48% 5 km5 km5%15 km15 km16%45 km45 km29%130 km130 km48%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 19750 answers in 3 languages »Paris riddles » The famous WW I German long-range siege gun was used to bombard only one city. Which one?Paris. The Paris Gun was the name given to a type of German long-range siege gun, several of which were used to bombard Paris during World War I. They were in service from March to August 1918. When the guns were first employed, Parisians believed they had been bombed by a high-altitude Zeppelin, as the sound of neither an aeroplane nor a gun could be heard.hard 49% BrusselsBrussels6%VerdunVerdun32%ParisParis49%LondonLondon12%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 13333 answers in 2 languages »military riddles » Which country developed numerous substitutes for food products during World War I?Germany. Since 1914, the Allied naval blockade of Germany throttled maritime commerce with Germany, forcing Germany to develop substitutes for products (Ersatz) such as tea composed of ground raspberry leaves or catnip, and coffee substitute using roasted acorns. This process was not limited to food, numerous chemical substitutes such as synthetic rubber were also developed at the time.hard 50% United KingdomUnited Kingdom27%FranceFrance10%GermanyGermany50%RussiaRussia10%Created by: Debbie Fox. Statistics based on 11779 answers in 2 languages »history riddles » The Battle of the Somme was the biggest battle of the First World War. How many casualties were there? Around 1 000 000. The Battle of the Somme was fought by the armies of the British and French empires against the German Empire. More than three million men fought in this battle and one million men were wounded or killed, making it one of the bloodiest battles in human history.hard 50% around 250 000around 250 0009%around 500 000around 500 00023%around 1 000 000around 1 000 00050%around 1 500 000around 1 500 00017%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 7017 answers in 3 languages »history of England riddles » What was the name of a ship sunk by Germans in 1915 which led US to join the First World War? RMS Lusitania. The Imperial German Embassy in U.S. decided to warn passengers not to sail aboard Lusitania. It placed a warning advertisement in 50 American newspapers, just next to an advertisement for the Lusitania's return voyage.hard 56% RMS LusitaniaRMS Lusitania56%RMS TitanicRMS Titanic6%RMS MauritaniaRMS Mauritania14%USS ArizonaUSS Arizona22%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 23324 answers in 2 languages »Great Britain riddles » What was the super-heavy siege artillery developed in Germany on the eve of WW I?Big Bertha is the name of a type of super-heavy siege artillery developed by the armaments manufacturer Krupp in Germany on the eve of World War I. Its barrel diameter calibre was 420 mm.average 61% Big BerthaBig Bertha61%Violent KarlViolent Karl13%Woland's AxeWoland's Axe10%PanzerfaustPanzerfaust14%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 16320 answers in 2 languages »Germany riddles » Play military quiz and see all the questions.