World War One had an impact on people’s everyday lives. Conscription was introduced and the role of women changed. Scotland suffered a high number of casualties.
When was rationing fully introduced in Britain during the First World War?
How many women worked in heavy industry in Scotland before the war?
Less than 4000
Less than 5000
Less than 6000
What is meant by the term 'dilution' when talking about women’s employment during the First World War?
'Dilution' meant the damage of eye sight caused to workers in the munitions factories
'Dilution' meant that workers had much shorter working hours during the war
'Dilution' meant the men working in factories were worried about their loss of status and the threat to their wages
What did the Restoration of Pre-War Practices Act do?
Restore pre-war rent prices
Changed the surnames of all German citizens living in Britain
Returning soldiers were given their old jobs back
When did the government pass the Military Service Act, introducing conscription in Britain?
What changes were made to the Military Service in May 1916?
Conscription extended to include men up to the age of 51 years old
Conscription extended to include women aged between 18-41 years old
Conscription was completely removed
How many conscientious objectors appeared before military tribunals in 1916?
How many people were sent to jail in the UK as conscientious objectors during the First World War?
In total how many Scots died during the First World War?
What was Scotland’s casualty rate?
6 per cent
16 per cent
26 per cent