Ganga Singh

In this lesson you will learn about what the story of Ganga Singh, an Indian soldier, can reveal to us about the Western Front.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What was the Western Front?

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Q2.What is the typical representation of the Western Front?

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Q3.In which war did much of the fighting happen on the Western Front?

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Q4.What years did the war take place from?

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Q5.Why are we going to look at the stories of 'often forgotten armies?'

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What was the Western Front?

1/5

Q2.What is the typical representation of the Western Front?

2/5

Q3.In which war did much of the fighting happen on the Western Front?

3/5

Q4.What years did the war take place from?

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Q5.Why are we going to look at the stories of 'often forgotten armies?'

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Quiz:

Ganga Singh Quiz

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which of the below best describes Ganga Singh?

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Q2.Which Western Front battle did Ganga Singh fight in?

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Q3.Indian soldiers were used to plug gaps in British lines after heavy losses. What could this reveal about the Western Front?

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Q4.In the story, Ganga Singh couldn’t find or understand the officers. What could this reveal about the Western Front?

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Q5.In the First Battle of Ypres, big trenches hadn't yet been built. What could this reveal about the Western Front?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Ganga Singh Quiz

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which of the below best describes Ganga Singh?

1/5

Q2.Which Western Front battle did Ganga Singh fight in?

2/5

Q3.Indian soldiers were used to plug gaps in British lines after heavy losses. What could this reveal about the Western Front?

3/5

Q4.In the story, Ganga Singh couldn’t find or understand the officers. What could this reveal about the Western Front?

4/5

Q5.In the First Battle of Ypres, big trenches hadn't yet been built. What could this reveal about the Western Front?

5/5

Lesson summary: Ganga Singh

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