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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The Russians were forced to sign the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk because of what cause?

    • A.

      Internal pressures after the October Revolution

    • B.

      The defeat of Russia by Germany in the Ludendorff offensive

    • C.

      The death of Stalin

    • D.

      The threat of total invasion by Germany

    Correct Answer
    A. Internal pressures after the October Revolution
    Explanation
    After the October Revolution, Russia faced internal pressures that made it necessary for them to sign the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk. The revolution had caused political instability and economic turmoil in the country, which created a need for the Russian government to stabilize the situation. Additionally, there were disagreements within the Bolshevik party about whether to continue the war or seek peace. The signing of the treaty allowed Russia to withdraw from World War I and focus on consolidating power domestically.

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  • 2. 

    Where and When was the Armistice ending the war in terms of fighting signed?

    • A.

      The US-German Embassy 12/12/18

    • B.

      Versailles 7/7/18

    • C.

      Railroad Car 11/11/18

    • D.

      Somme River 11/15/18

    Correct Answer
    C. Railroad Car 11/11/18
    Explanation
    The Armistice ending the war in terms of fighting was signed in a Railroad Car on 11/11/18.

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  • 3. 

    What landmark was the Meuse-Argonne Offensive fought over?

    • A.

      A Government Building

    • B.

      A River

    • C.

      A Mountain Pass

    • D.

      A Section of a Railroad

    Correct Answer
    B. A River
    Explanation
    The Meuse-Argonne Offensive was fought over a river. The offensive was a major part of the final Allied offensive of World War I and took place along the Western Front. The objective of the offensive was to break through the German lines and capture the Meuse River, which was a crucial strategic point. The river provided a natural barrier and was an important transportation route, making it a significant landmark in the battle.

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  • 4. 

    The Meuse-Argonne Offensive was a battle that was fought....

    • A.

      When the Armistice was signed

    • B.

      Between German and French

    • C.

      Several Hours after the armistice was signed

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The Meuse-Argonne Offensive was a battle that was fought between German and French forces during World War I. It lasted until the armistice was signed, making the correct answer "All of the above." This means that the battle took place when the armistice was signed, it involved both German and French forces, and it continued for several hours after the armistice was signed.

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  • 5. 

    What was a major cause of Ludendorff Offensive?

    • A.

      The Loss of three British Dreadnoughts

    • B.

      Outrage at the Russian Revolution

    • C.

      The Removal of German spheres of Influence

    • D.

      The Belief that Germany would lose WWI

    Correct Answer
    D. The Belief that Germany would lose WWI
    Explanation
    The Ludendorff Offensive was a major German military operation launched in 1918 during World War I. The offensive was driven by the belief among German military leaders, including General Erich Ludendorff, that Germany was on the verge of losing the war. They saw a narrow window of opportunity to launch a massive attack and hoped that a decisive victory would force the Allies to negotiate peace terms favorable to Germany. However, the offensive ultimately failed, leading to Germany's defeat and the end of the war.

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  • 6. 

    What site of battle had both a german offensive and defensive strategy?

    • A.

      Somme

    • B.

      Aisne

    • C.

      St.Mihiel

    • D.

      Noyon

    Correct Answer
    A. Somme
    Explanation
    The Battle of the Somme during World War I is known for having both a German offensive and defensive strategy. The German forces initially launched a strong offensive in an attempt to break through the Allied lines. However, as the battle progressed, the Germans adopted a defensive strategy to hold their positions and prevent further Allied advances. This dual approach by the Germans makes the Somme a site where both offensive and defensive strategies were employed.

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  • 7. 

    What was the first military campaign in 1918?

    • A.

      Montdidier-Noyon

    • B.

      Champagne-Marne

    • C.

      Somme Offensive

    • D.

      Somme Defensive

    Correct Answer
    D. Somme Defensive
    Explanation
    The first military campaign in 1918 was the Somme Defensive. This refers to the defensive actions taken by the Allied forces in the Somme region of France during World War I. The goal of the campaign was to repel the German Spring Offensive and prevent them from advancing further into Allied territory. The Somme Defensive was a crucial turning point in the war, as it halted the German advance and eventually led to the Allied counteroffensive that would ultimately bring an end to the war.

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  • 8. 

    Who commanded the U.S. First Army in the Meuse-Argonne?

    • A.

      General John J. Pershing

    • B.

      Lt. General Hunter Liggett

    • C.

      General Georg von der Marwitz

    • D.

      General Max von Gallwitz

    Correct Answer
    A. General John J. Pershing
    Explanation
    General John J. Pershing commanded the U.S. First Army in the Meuse-Argonne. He was the commander of the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I and played a crucial role in the final Allied offensive on the Western Front. Pershing's leadership and strategic decisions were instrumental in the success of the Meuse-Argonne offensive, which ultimately led to the end of the war.

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  • 9. 

    What was the first phase of the Meuse- Argonne offense?

    • A.

      The Allies gained six miles by the time the armistice was signed and it took several hours for all the troops to be informed.

    • B.

      This phase was to penetrate the German defense and enter German territory.

    • C.

      Plan was to get on the east side of the Meuse

    • D.

      Attack Germany from the Eastern front.

    Correct Answer
    B. This phase was to penetrate the German defense and enter German territory.
  • 10. 

    Where did the Meuse offence take place?

    • A.

      Alsace-Lorraine

    • B.

      Berlin

    • C.

      Verdun Sector

    • D.

      West Prussia

    Correct Answer
    C. Verdun Sector
    Explanation
    The Meuse offensive took place in the Verdun Sector.

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  • 11. 

    Where did the forty divisions derive from?

    • A.

      Iron Jaw Division

    • B.

      S.S. Division

    • C.

      Royal army

    • D.

      Crown Prince army

    Correct Answer
    D. Crown Prince army
    Explanation
    The forty divisions derived from the Crown Prince army.

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  • 12. 

    What Country invented the first tank?

    • A.

      US

    • B.

      France

    • C.

      Great Britain

    • D.

      Germany

    Correct Answer
    B. France
    Explanation
    France is the correct answer because they were the first country to invent and deploy tanks during World War I. The French army introduced the Renault FT, which was the first modern tank design. This tank had a fully rotating turret, front-mounted engine, and a crew compartment at the back. It revolutionized armored warfare and set the standard for tank design for years to come.

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  • 13. 

    What was the average diameter length of an Artillery gun's barrel?

    • A.

      12-16 inches

    • B.

      8-11 inches

    • C.

      19-23 inches

    • D.

      4-9 inches

    Correct Answer
    A. 12-16 inches
    Explanation
    The average diameter length of an artillery gun's barrel was 12-16 inches. This means that the diameter of the barrel of an artillery gun typically fell within the range of 12 to 16 inches.

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  • 14. 

    What form of technology was actually invented in 1918?

    • A.

      Grenade

    • B.

      Lewis Gun

    • C.

      CWW Radio sets

    • D.

      Morphine

    Correct Answer
    C. CWW Radio sets
    Explanation
    In 1918, the CWW (Continuous Wave Wireless) radio sets were actually invented. These radio sets allowed for the transmission and reception of continuous wave signals, which greatly improved long-distance communication. This invention played a significant role in advancing wireless communication technology during that time period.

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  • 15. 

    What country executed the The Ludendorff Offensive?

    • A.

      Germany

    • B.

      France

    • C.

      Australia

    • D.

      Russia

    Correct Answer
    A. Germany
    Explanation
    The Ludendorff Offensive refers to a major military operation launched by Germany during World War I. It was a last-ditch effort to break the stalemate on the Western Front and secure victory. Therefore, it can be inferred that Germany executed the Ludendorff Offensive.

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  • 16. 

    What Type of aircraft was used by the British Airforce in 1918?

    • A.

      Bristol F2B Fighters

    • B.

      Harriers

    • C.

      Lodenford B47c

    • D.

      Wilson F12 Bombers

    Correct Answer
    A. Bristol F2B Fighters
    Explanation
    During World War I, the British Airforce used Bristol F2B Fighters as their aircraft in 1918. These fighters were biplanes that were primarily used for reconnaissance and escort missions. They were known for their agility and were equipped with machine guns to engage enemy aircraft. The Bristol F2B Fighters played a significant role in the British Airforce's operations during the war, contributing to their air superiority.

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  • 17. 

    In the United State's strategy to increase troops in WWI, what did it wish to impose on Germany?

    • A.

      Roosevelt's Big Stick policy

    • B.

      Wilson's 14 Point plan

    • C.

      The League of Nation's importance

    • D.

      McKinley's Plan for Germany

    Correct Answer
    B. Wilson's 14 Point plan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Wilson's 14 Point plan. During World War I, the United States wished to impose Wilson's 14 Point plan on Germany. This plan, proposed by President Woodrow Wilson, aimed to establish peace and prevent future wars. It included principles such as self-determination for nations, open diplomacy, disarmament, and the creation of a League of Nations. The plan sought to address the causes of the war and promote a fair and just peace settlement.

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  • 18. 

    What has the American Legion created as known in modern society?

    • A.

      U.S. Green Berets

    • B.

      U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

    • C.

      U.S. Central Intelligence Agency

    • D.

      U.S. Department of War

    Correct Answer
    B. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
    Explanation
    The American Legion has created the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, which is known in modern society as the organization responsible for providing healthcare, benefits, and other services to veterans of the United States Armed Forces. The Department of Veterans Affairs plays a crucial role in supporting and honoring the sacrifices made by veterans, ensuring their well-being and assisting them in transitioning back to civilian life.

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  • 19. 

    What did the Romania government recieve for switching to the Allies in 1916?

    • A.

      Land of Transylvania

    • B.

      $750,000

    • C.

      Control of Morocco

    • D.

      The lower half of Poland

    Correct Answer
    A. Land of Transylvania
    Explanation
    The Romania government received the Land of Transylvania for switching to the Allies in 1916.

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  • 20. 

    What was the largest victory of the American expeditionary force in WWI?

    • A.

      Vittorio Veneto

    • B.

      Oise-Aisne

    • C.

      Meuse-Argonne Offensive

    • D.

      Lys

    Correct Answer
    C. Meuse-Argonne Offensive
    Explanation
    The Meuse-Argonne Offensive was the largest victory of the American expeditionary force in WWI. This offensive, which took place from September 26 to November 11, 1918, was a major part of the final Allied offensive on the Western Front. It involved a massive American-led assault against the German lines in the Meuse River and Argonne Forest regions of France. The offensive resulted in the successful capture of significant territory and the weakening of the German forces, ultimately contributing to the end of the war.

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