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Topic 1 Study Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is the word that means reducing weapons or military?
    • A. 

      Militarism

    • B. 

      Negotiations

    • C. 

      Disarmament

    • D. 

      Kaiser

  • 2. 
    Which of the following explanations best describes how militarism affects the economy?
    • A. 

      Jobs are created in developing and manufacturing of weapons.

    • B. 

      Taxes and laws are passed in favor of big military over other programs.

    • C. 

      Those in the military are respected and honored. Those who are not in the military have little value.

    • D. 

      A president is no longer elected but becomes a dictator who rules without consulting the people of the country.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following explanations best describes how militarism affects the government?
    • A. 

      Jobs are created in developing and manufacturing of weapons.

    • B. 

      Taxes and laws are passed in favor of big military over other programs.

    • C. 

      Those in the military are respected and honored. Those who are not in the military have little value.

    • D. 

      A president is no longer elected but becomes a dictator who rules without consulting the people of the country.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following explanations best describes how militarism affects the people?
    • A. 

      Jobs are created in developing and manufacturing of weapons.

    • B. 

      Taxes and laws are passed in favor of big military over other programs.

    • C. 

      Those in the military are respected and honored. Those who are not in the military have little value.

    • D. 

      A president is no longer elected but becomes a dictator who rules without consulting the people of the country.

  • 5. 
    Who was the ruler of Germany who made his military larger between 1890 and 1914 causing great concern throughout Europe?
    • A. 

      Winston Churchill

    • B. 

      Kaiser Wilhelm II

    • C. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • D. 

      Adolph Hitler

  • 6. 
    What were the Fleet Acts?
    • A. 

      Laws in Germany that called for money to build new ships for the German navy

    • B. 

      Laws in the United States that called for money to build new ships for the U.S. navy

    • C. 

      Laws in Germany that required Great Britain to disarm all naval ships in German seas

    • D. 

      Battles fought between European countries on fleets

  • 7. 
    Which countries formed the alliance called the Triple Alliance?
    • A. 

      Germany, France, and Italy

    • B. 

      Russia, France, and Great Britain

    • C. 

      Germany, Austria - Hungary, and Italy

    • D. 

      Italy, Russia, and Serbia

  • 8. 
    Which countries formed the alliance called the Triple Entente?
    • A. 

      Germany, Austria - Hungary, and Italy

    • B. 

      Russia, France, and Great Britain

    • C. 

      Germany, France, and Italy

    • D. 

      Italy, Russia, and Serbia

  • 9. 
     Which area was called the Powder Keg of Europe?    
    • A. 

      Austria - Hungary

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      The Balkans

    • D. 

      The Ottoman Empire

  • 10. 
    Which countries are in the area of Europe known as the Balkans?
    • A. 

      Bosnia, Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, Romania, Bulgaria, and Greece

    • B. 

      France, Great Britain, Germany, Austria - Hungary, Russia, and Italy

    • C. 

      Spain, Sicily, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Egypt, and Iran

    • D. 

      India, China, Japan, Algeria, Greenland, Australia, Brazil, and the Philippines

  • 11. 
    How did Nationalism play a part in France before World War I?
    • A. 

      France wanted its territories of Alsace and Lorraine back from Austria - Hungary

    • B. 

      France wanted to show that their navy was superior to Germany's navy

    • C. 

      France wanted to make Russia pay for the damage that Russia caused to France in the Franco - Prussian War

    • D. 

      France wanted to take over parts of Italy and annex them into France

  • 12. 
    How did Nationalism play a part in Russia before World War I?
    • A. 

      Russia wanted to help the Balkans gain independence from Austria- Hungary and the Ottoman Empire because they shared the same Slavic ancestry as the people of the Balkans

    • B. 

      Russia wanted to take over the Balkans and annex these countries into Russia because they felt they were the rightful rulers of the Balkans since they had  the same Slavic ancestry 

    • C. 

      Russia wanted to prove that their army and navy were superior to other armies and navies in Europe

    • D. 

      Russia wanted to take over the eastern part of Austria - Hungary and annex them as a part of Russia

  • 13. 
    How did Nationalism play a part in Great Britain before World War I?
    • A. 

      Great Britain wanted to take over Germany

    • B. 

      Great Britain wanted to keep their status as having the best navy in all of Europe

    • C. 

      Great Britain felt loyalty to France because they shared the same Anglo - Saxon ancestry

    • D. 

      Great Britain wanted to establish more colonies in America

  • 14. 
    How did nationalism play a part in Germany before World War I?
    • A. 

      Germany felt loyalty to Italy because the shared the same Germanic ancestry

    • B. 

      Germany wanted to show that they had the best universities in all of Europe

    • C. 

      Germany wanted everyone to see that their military was just as superior as their industry

    • D. 

      Germany wanted to take over Japan to gain access to more warm water ports

  • 15. 
    How did nationalism play a part in Austria - Hungary before World War I?
    • A. 

      Austria - Hungary was made up of many different ethnic groups and nationalities that wanted independence from them

    • B. 

      Austria - Hungary wanted to expand their empire by taking over the Ottoman Empire

    • C. 

      Austria - Hungary felt a loyalty to France because they shared the same Galatian ancestry

    • D. 

      Austria - Hungary wanted to show that they had the best military in all of Europe

  • 16. 
    Which term means  - the ways of life, the language, the dress, the types of food, etc... of a group of people?  
    • A. 

      Nationalism

    • B. 

      Powder keg

    • C. 

      Alliances

    • D. 

      Culture

  • 17. 
    Which term means  - someone who commits violent acts for a cause?  
    • A. 

      Assassination

    • B. 

      Terrorist

    • C. 

      Comrades

    • D. 

      Conspirator

  • 18. 
    Which term means  - fellow members in a special group of people?  
    • A. 

      Assassination

    • B. 

      Terrorist

    • C. 

      Comrades

    • D. 

      Conspirator

  • 19. 
    Which term means  - a person involved in a secret plan to do something harmful or illegal?  
    • A. 

      Assassination

    • B. 

      Terrorist

    • C. 

      Comrades

    • D. 

      Conspirator

  • 20. 
    True or False? Militarism, alliances, nationalism, and imperialism all built up tensions in Europe and are the reasons why the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand sparked World War I.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What is militarism?  
    • A. 

      Glorification of the military, often with an aggressive build up of military forces

    • B. 

      Agreements between two or more nations to assist one another in the event of an attack or war

    • C. 

      Intense love and pride in one's nation or people

    • D. 

      The killing of someone famous or important for political reasons

  • 22. 
    What are alliances?  
    • A. 

      Glorification of the military, often with an aggressive build up of military forces

    • B. 

      Agreements between two or more nations to assist one another in the event of an attack or war

    • C. 

      Intense love and pride in one's nation or people

    • D. 

      The policy of dominating weaker nations

  • 23. 
    What is nationalism?  
    • A. 

      Glorification of the military, often with an aggressive build up of military forces

    • B. 

      Agreements between two or more nations to assist one another in the event of an attack or war

    • C. 

      Intense love and pride in one's nation or people

    • D. 

      The killing of someone famous or important for political reasons

  • 24. 
    What is imperialism?  
    • A. 

      Glorification of the military, often with an aggressive build up of military forces

    • B. 

      Agreements between two or more nations to assist one another in the event of an attack or war

    • C. 

      The policy of dominating weaker nations

    • D. 

      The killing of someone famous or important for political reasons

  • 25. 
    What is assassination?  
    • A. 

      Glorification of the military, often with an aggressive build up of military forces

    • B. 

      Agreements between two or more nations to assist one another in the event of an attack or war

    • C. 

      The policy of dominating weaker nations

    • D. 

      The killing of someone famous or important for political reasons

  • 26. 
    Which of the following words means - a battle zone or area where armies are facing each other to fight?
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Strategy

    • C. 

      Mobilize

    • D. 

      Invasion

  • 27. 
    Which of the following words means - plan for winning a game, battle, or war?
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Strategy

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Invasion

  • 28. 
    Which of the following words means - preparing for war?
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Strategy

    • C. 

      Mobilize

    • D. 

      Invasion

  • 29. 
    Which of the following words means - not taking a side in a war or conflict - or staying out of a war?
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Neutral

    • C. 

      Strategy

    • D. 

      Invasion

  • 30. 
    Which of the following words means - when a foreign country's armed forces come into another country with the intention of conquering it?
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Invasion

    • C. 

      Strategy

    • D. 

      Neutral

  • 31. 
    What problem did Germany face when World War I started?
    • A. 

      Austria - Hungary changed sides in the war so Germany had no close allies to help defend their borders

    • B. 

      Germany was surrounded by the enemy countries of Great Britain, France, and Russia and it was faced with fighting on two fronts

    • C. 

      Germany could not mobilize their army before they were attacked from the east by France

    • D. 

      Germany did not have enough supplies,  weapons, or railways to defend themselves against a country as big as Russia

  • 32. 
    What was the Schlieffen Plan?
    • A. 

      Germany's plan for fighting two fronts in World War I

    • B. 

      Germany's plan to take over Russia in World War I

    • C. 

      Russia's plan to defeat Austria - Hungary

    • D. 

      The French war strategy during the Franco - Prussian War of 1870

  • 33. 
    What was the major weakness of the Schlieffen Plan?
    • A. 

      The Germans underestimated how angry the British and Russians would be about invading a neutral country as well as how powerful these countries would be

    • B. 

      Schlieffen's plan did not consider that Belgium would be ready for war and so Germany had to fight Belgium troops that they had not planned on fighting

    • C. 

      Russia was able to mobilize more quickly than Schlieffen had thought and had begun attacking the German border before German troops had finished invading France

    • D. 

      The Schlieffen Plan did not account for American intervention and was not prepared for American forces to attack by air

  • 34. 
    Which of the following countries was neutral when World War I broke out?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Austria - Hungary

    • C. 

      Belgium

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 35. 
    Which of the following means - hostile actions or to attack?
    • A. 

      Aggression

    • B. 

      Sphere of influence

    • C. 

      Welcher

    • D. 

      Imperialism

  • 36. 
    Which of the following means - hostile actions or to attack?
    • A. 

      Aggression

    • B. 

      Sphere of influence

    • C. 

      Welcher

    • D. 

      Imperialism

  • 37. 
    Which country is marked with a red dot on the map?
    • A. 

      Austria - Hungary

    • B. 

      Belgium

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Germany

    • E. 

      Great Britain

    • F. 

      Italy

    • G. 

      Russia

    • H. 

      Serbia

    • I. 

      The Netherlands

    • J. 

      Sudan

    • K. 

      Morocco

    • L. 

      South Africa

  • 38. 
    Which country is marked with a red dot on the map?
    • A. 

      Austria - Hungary

    • B. 

      Belgium

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Germany

    • E. 

      Great Britain

    • F. 

      Italy

    • G. 

      Russia

    • H. 

      Serbia

    • I. 

      The Netherlands

    • J. 

      Morocco

    • K. 

      Sudan

    • L. 

      South Africa

  • 39. 
    Which country is marked with a red dot on the map?
    • A. 

      Austria - Hungary

    • B. 

      Belgium

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Germany

    • E. 

      Great Britain

    • F. 

      Italy

    • G. 

      Russia

    • H. 

      Serbia

    • I. 

      The Netherlands

    • J. 

      Morocco

    • K. 

      Sudan

    • L. 

      South Africa

  • 40. 
    Which country is marked with a red dot on the map?
    • A. 

      Austria - Hungary

    • B. 

      Belgium

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Germany

    • E. 

      Great Britain

    • F. 

      Italy

    • G. 

      Russia

    • H. 

      Serbia

    • I. 

      The Netherlands

    • J. 

      Morocco

    • K. 

      Sudan

    • L. 

      South Africa

  • 41. 
    Which country is marked with a red dot on the map?
    • A. 

      Austria - Hungary

    • B. 

      Belgium

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Germany

    • E. 

      Great Britain

    • F. 

      Italy

    • G. 

      Russia

    • H. 

      Serbia

    • I. 

      The Netherlands

    • J. 

      Morocco

    • K. 

      Sudan

    • L. 

      South Africa

  • 42. 
    Which country is marked with a red dot on the map?
    • A. 

      Austria - Hungary

    • B. 

      Belgium

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Germany

    • E. 

      Great Britain

    • F. 

      Italy

    • G. 

      Russia

    • H. 

      Serbia

    • I. 

      The Netherlands

    • J. 

      Morocco

    • K. 

      South Africa

    • L. 

      Sudan

  • 43. 
    Which country is marked with a red dot on the map?
    • A. 

      Austria - Hungary

    • B. 

      Belgium

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Germany

    • E. 

      Great Britain

    • F. 

      Italy

    • G. 

      Russia

    • H. 

      Serbia

    • I. 

      The Netherlands

    • J. 

      Sudan

    • K. 

      Morocco

    • L. 

      South Africa

  • 44. 
    Which country is marked with a red dot on the map?
    • A. 

      Austria - Hungary

    • B. 

      Belgium

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Germany

    • E. 

      Great Britain

    • F. 

      Italy

    • G. 

      Serbia

    • H. 

      The Netherlands

    • I. 

      Russia

    • J. 

      Sudan

    • K. 

      Morocco

    • L. 

      Sudan

  • 45. 
    Which country is marked with a red dot on the map?
    • A. 

      Austria - Hungary

    • B. 

      Belgium

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Germany

    • E. 

      Great Britain

    • F. 

      Italy

    • G. 

      Russia

    • H. 

      Serbia

    • I. 

      The Netherlands

    • J. 

      Morocco

    • K. 

      Sudan

    • L. 

      South Africa

  • 46. 
    Which country is marked with a red dot on the map?
    • A. 

      South Africa

    • B. 

      Austria - Hungary

    • C. 

      Belgium

    • D. 

      France

    • E. 

      Germany

    • F. 

      Great Britain

    • G. 

      Italy

    • H. 

      Russia

    • I. 

      Serbia

    • J. 

      The Netherlands

    • K. 

      Morocco

    • L. 

      Sudan

  • 47. 
    Which country is marked with a red dot on the map?
    • A. 

      Austria - Hungary

    • B. 

      Belgium

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Germany

    • E. 

      Great Britain

    • F. 

      Italy

    • G. 

      Russia

    • H. 

      Serbia

    • I. 

      The Netherlands

    • J. 

      South Africa

    • K. 

      Morocco

    • L. 

      Sudan

  • 48. 
    Which country is marked with a red dot on the map?
    • A. 

      Sudan

    • B. 

      Austria - Hungary

    • C. 

      Belgium

    • D. 

      France

    • E. 

      Germany

    • F. 

      Great Britain

    • G. 

      Italy

    • H. 

      Russia

    • I. 

      Serbia

    • J. 

      The Netherlands

    • K. 

      South Africa

    • L. 

      Morocco

  • 49. 
    Which of the following is the word that means  - to add new territory to a nation?
    • A. 

      Empire

    • B. 

      Annex

    • C. 

      Rebellion

    • D. 

      Imperialism

  • 50. 
    Which of the following is the word that means  - a government plan of action?
    • A. 

      Alliance

    • B. 

      Ancestry

    • C. 

      Policy

    • D. 

      Empire

  • 51. 
    Which of the following is the word that means  - a nation that controls itself and other lands?
    • A. 

      Global

    • B. 

      Rebellion

    • C. 

      Alliance

    • D. 

      Empire

  • 52. 
    Which of the following is the word that means  - an organized and armed revolt against a government?
    • A. 

      Invasion

    • B. 

      Mobilize

    • C. 

      Alliance

    • D. 

      Rebellion

  • 53. 
    Which of the following is the word that means  - the past generations of a family or group?
    • A. 

      Maneuvers

    • B. 

      Comrades

    • C. 

      Protectorates

    • D. 

      Ancestry

  • 54. 
    Which of the following is the word that means  - worldwide?
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Powder keg

    • C. 

      Empire

    • D. 

      Global

  • 55. 
    Which of the following is the word that means -  a place or situation that is likely to become dangerous or violent soon?
    • A. 

      Protectorates

    • B. 

      Powder keg

    • C. 

      Conspirators

    • D. 

      Welcher

  • 56. 
    Which of the following means - hostile actions or to attack?
    • A. 

      Aggression

    • B. 

      Sphere of influence

    • C. 

      Welcher

    • D. 

      Imperialism

  • 57. 
    Which word means - a country that rules itself but has important matters decided by a more powerful nation?
    • A. 

      Protectorates

    • B. 

      Maneuvers

    • C. 

      Rebellion

    • D. 

      Disarmament

  • 58. 
    Which word means - an area influenced by an imperialist nation who is given special privileges?  
    • A. 

      Sphere of influence

    • B. 

      Alliance

    • C. 

      Annexed

    • D. 

      Colony

  • 59. 
    Which word means - the application of science to efforts to achieve goals?  
    • A. 

      Technology

    • B. 

      Policy

    • C. 

      Disarmament

    • D. 

      Strategy

  • 60. 
    Which word means - land under the control of and settled by a more powerful nation?  
    • A. 

      Colony

    • B. 

      Welcher

    • C. 

      Imperialist

    • D. 

      Maneuver

  • 61. 
    What nationality were the Boers in Africa?  
    • A. 

      Dutch

    • B. 

      British

    • C. 

      French

    • D. 

      German

  • 62. 
    Where (In what country or nation) do the Dutch people live?
    • A. 

      The Netherlands

    • B. 

      New Zealand

    • C. 

      Belgium

    • D. 

      Switzerland

  • 63. 
    Who were the group known as the BLACK HAND?
    • A. 

      A Serbian terrorist group responsible for the assassination of the Archduke of Austria-Hungary

    • B. 

      A French naval fleet in World War I that successfully defeated the powerful German navy

    • C. 

      A group of Moroccan rebels who revolted against the French to gain independence

    • D. 

      An alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy

  • 64. 
    Who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand?
    • A. 

      Gavrilo Princip

    • B. 

      Kaiser Wilhelm

    • C. 

      Winston Churchill

    • D. 

      Borijove Jvtic

  • 65. 
    Which of the following lists were causes of World War I?
    • A. 

      Militarism, alliances, nationalism, imperialism, and assassination

    • B. 

      Manevers, ancestry, negotiations, invasion, and annexation

    • C. 

      Rebellion, aggression, conspiracy, culture, and terrorism

    • D. 

      Disarmament, negotiations, strategy, policy, and fear

  • 66. 
    Which of the following is not an act of aggression?
    • A. 

      The Schlieffen Plan

    • B. 

      Militarism

    • C. 

      Invasion

    • D. 

      Disarmament

  • 67. 
    Which of the following events describes the war between the British and the Dutch for territories in South Africa containing gold and diamonds?
    • A. 

      The Boer War of 1899

    • B. 

      The Franco - Prussian War of 1870

    • C. 

      The Fashoda Crisis of 1898

    • D. 

      The Moroccan Crisis of 1911

  • 68. 
    Which of the following events describes the stand off between the British and the French for the Sudan in Africa whereby the French gave in to the British in order to keep the British as an ally in the event of war?
    • A. 

      The Boer War of 1899

    • B. 

      The Franco - Prussian War of 1870

    • C. 

      The Fashoda Crisis of 1898

    • D. 

      The Moroccan Crisis of 1911

  • 69. 
    In which of the following events did Germany take the territories of Alsace and Lorraine from the French creating a strong hatred between the two countries?
    • A. 

      The Boer War of 1899

    • B. 

      The Franco - Prussian War of 1870

    • C. 

      The Fashoda Crisis of 1898

    • D. 

      The Moroccan Crisis of 1911

  • 70. 
    Which of the following events was a dispute between France and Germany over lands in northwestern Africa that made Germany call for the Berlin Conference of 1885 and ended with Great Britain declaring their support for the French?
    • A. 

      The Boer War of 1899

    • B. 

      The Franco - Prussian War of 1870

    • C. 

      The Fashoda Crisis of 1898

    • D. 

      The Moroccan Crisis of 1911