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Strange Meeting

Strange Meeting


by Wilfred Owen

Strange Meeting: War Is the Worst Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Strange Meeting? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. How was the tunnel into hell formed?

By the greed of Wall Street
By the spilled blood of murdered people
By the world's past wars
By a corrupt construction company
Q. According to speaker number two, what does war ultimately do for the countries involved?

Makes them richer
Makes them less populated
Makes them less popular
Makes them move in the wrong direction
Q. According to speaker number two, what has WWI done for future generations?

Made their countries braver
Nothing good! Spoiled everything for them
Given them brighter opportunities
Made them smarter
Q. Given the chance, what would speaker number two do for soldiers still fighting on earth?

Tell them the truth about war and wash them of their sins
Provide them with better armor and more ammunition
Help them escape from the army
Tell them knock-knock jokes
Q. What's surprising about speaker number two's reaction to seeing speaker number one?

He gives him the silent treatment
He tries to harm him even though they're both dead
He seems to forgive him
He asks him to help plan an escape