Questions
Answers

1. When did children and their teachers learn the name of the place they were to be evacuated to?

 

a) When they read a letter one month in advance.

b) When they arrived at their destination station.

c) When they left Leeds City Station.

 

2. Which items were children were allowed to take with them?

 

a) One teddy and one book.

b) One special item

c) No items other than clothes and toiletries.

 

3. What was written on the linen label that all children wore around their neck?

 

a) Their names

b) Their destination

c) Both

 

4. How many children did each teacher in a party look after?

 

a) 5

b) 10

c) 20

 

5. How many adults and children were evacuated nationally?

 

a) 500,000

b) 1 million

c) 3 million

 

6. What was in the bag that children were given for their train journey?

 

a) Dry biscuits, and apple and a stick of barley sugar.

b) Sandwiches, cakes, chocolate, fruit and a drink.

c) Books, pens and pencils.

 

7. How many children and adults were on each train?

 

a) 200

b) 400

c) 800

 

8. Which activities did children experience in their new towns?

 

a) Walking and Swimming

b) Sketching and Gardening

c) All of these

 

9. Why did children return early to their homes in Leeds?

 

a) They were only evacuated for two months

b) They were needed to build shelters

c) They were home sick and the expected bomb attacks had not happened -

 

10. By which time of year had most evacuees returned to Leeds.

 

a) Easter Sunday

b) Christmas Day

c) Valentines Day

 

1. When did children and their teachers learn the name of the place they were to be evacuated to?

 

a) When they read a letter one month in advance.

b) When they arrived at their destination station.

c) When they left Leeds City Station.

 

2. Which items were children were allowed to take with them?

 

a) One teddy and one book.

b) One special item

c) No items other than clothes and toiletries.

 

3. What was written on the linen label that all children wore around their neck?

 

a) Their names

b) Their destination

c) Both

 

4. How many children did each teacher in a party look after?

 

a) 5

b) 10

c) 20

 

5. How many adults and children were evacuated nationally?

 

a) 500,000

b) 1 million

c) 3 million

 

6. What was in the bag that children were given for their train journey?

 

a) Dry biscuits, and apple and a stick of barley sugar.

b) Sandwiches, cakes, chocolate, fruit and a drink.

c) Books, pens and pencils.

 

7. How many children and adults were on each train?

 

a) 200

b) 400

c) 800

 

8. Which activities did children experience in their new towns?

 

a) Walking and Swimming

b) Sketching and Gardening

c) All of these

 

9. Why did children return early to their homes in Leeds?

 

a) They were only evacuated for two months

b) They were needed to build shelters

c) They were home sick and the expected bomb attacks had not happened

 

10. By which time of year had most evacuees returned to Leeds.

 

a) Easter Sunday

b) Christmas Day

c) Valentines Day