The Home Front Questions

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Answer the questions below. You may redo the questions one more time after your first attempt. I will take the highest grade of the two.


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  • 1. 
    World War I took place mainly in ______. 
    • A. 

      South America

    • B. 

      Europe

    • C. 

      The United States

    • D. 

      Asia

  • 2. 
    The "home front" for America was in ______. 
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Europe

    • D. 

      South America

  • 3. 
    Propaganda posters encouraged people to ______. 
    • A. 

      Oppose the war

    • B. 

      Save money in the bank

    • C. 

      Support the war

    • D. 

      Go on strike

  • 4. 
    In victory gardens, people grew food to ________.
    • A. 

      Send to the soldiers

    • B. 

      Can in the factories

    • C. 

      Eat at home

    • D. 

      Feed the farm animals

  • 5. 
    During the war, many women took jobs in _________________.
    • A. 

      Factories

    • B. 

      Victory gardens

    • C. 

      Combat

    • D. 

      Government agencies

  • 6. 
    "Wheatless" Mondays were Mondays when ______. 
    • A. 

      Bread factories closed down

    • B. 

      Soldiers ate no wheat

    • C. 

      Farmers planted no wheat

    • D. 

      Citizens at home ate no wheat

  • 7. 
    During the war, factories produced ______. 
    • A. 

      Guns, bullets, and ships

    • B. 

      Food, medical supplies, and uniforms

    • C. 

      Typewriters, walkie - talkies, and telegraph machines

    • D. 

      Cars, trucks, and tanks

  • 8. 
    Home front activities included ______. 
    • A. 

      Planting gardens

    • B. 

      Trench warfare

    • C. 

      Naval battles

    • D. 

      Building homes

  • 9. 
    What were American propaganda posters mainly for during World War I?
    • A. 

      They were posters attempting to convince people in America that volunteering to help on the home front was the right thing to do.

    • B. 

      They were posters attempting to convince people in America that volunteering for the armed forces was the right thing to do.

    • C. 

      They were posters attempting to convince people that going to war was the right thing to do.

    • D. 

      They were posters attempting to convince people that the U.S. needed to stay out of the war.

  • 10. 
    How did citizens provide money to fight the war?
    • A. 

      By purchasing war bonds and paying higher income taxes

    • B. 

      By having fund raisers and paying higher sales taxes

    • C. 

      By taking up donations and sending money to soldiers

    • D. 

      By forming groups to sponsor war regiments