World War Questions! Trivia Quiz For Quizzers!

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World War Quizzes & Trivia

Wars are never a good thing and when the world wars began not only were there a lot of casualties in the most powerful countries as they tried to put an end to the fighting but the economy suffered as well. How much do you know about the two world wars and their impact in the history of most countries? The questions in this trivia quiz for quizzers will be perfect to refresh your memory.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Section of French border that was critical to winning the war.
    • A. 

      Alsace-Lorraine / Western Front

    • B. 

      Eastern Front

    • C. 

      Atlantic Charter

    • D. 

      Nuremburg

  • 2. 
    On May 7, 1915, less than a year after World War I (1914-18) erupted across Europe, a German U-boat torpedoed and sank this British ocean liner.
    • A. 

      Lusitania

    • B. 

      Titanic

    • C. 

      Sussex

    • D. 

      Bridgeport

  • 3. 
    The efficient naval weapon used by the Germans against enemy naval warships during World War I and was effective in enforcing a naval blockade against shipping.
    • A. 

      Untersee Boots

    • B. 

      Destroyers

    • C. 

      Battlecruisers

    • D. 

      Aircraft Carriers

  • 4. 
    A term used to describe soldiers who are killed, wounded or missing. 
    • A. 

      Casualties

    • B. 

      Killed In Action

    • C. 

      Missing in Action

    • D. 

      Prisoners of War

  • 5. 
    Goods being transported on American-flag ships that could support the European war, mostly ammunition and weapons but extended to include a much wider range of goods.
    • A. 

      Contraband

    • B. 

      Casualties

    • C. 

      Illegal Items List

    • D. 

      Contradictory Supply Codes

  • 6. 
    The assassination of this heir to the Austro Hungarian throne, along with the arms race, nationalism, imperialism, militarism, and the alliance system all contributed to the origins of World War I.
    • A. 

      Franz Ferinand

    • B. 

      Gavrilo Princep

    • C. 

      Alfred Von Schlieffen

    • D. 

      Freiderick Wilhelm

  • 7. 
    This man was chosen to lead the War Industries Board to coordinate the purchase of war supplies, encourage companies to use mass-production techniques to increase efficiency and eliminate waste by standardizing products.
    • A. 

      Bernard Baruch

    • B. 

      George Creel

    • C. 

      Frank Scott

    • D. 

      Elizabeth Schoolman

  • 8. 
    Authorized the federal government to raise a national army for the American entry into World War I through conscription.
    • A. 

      Selective Service Act

    • B. 

      Conscription Act of 1915

    • C. 

      Uncle Sam Joins The Army

    • D. 

      Army Recruitment Bill

  • 9. 
    Chosen to lead an independent agency of the government of the United States created to influence U.S. public opinion regarding American participation in World War I.
    • A. 

      George Creel

    • B. 

      Bernard Baruch

    • C. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • D. 

      Frank Scott

  • 10. 
    Law intended to prohibit interference with military operations or recruitment, to prevent insubordination in the military, and to prevent the support of U.S. enemies during wartime
    • A. 

      Espionage Act

    • B. 

      Alien and Sedition Act

    • C. 

      Government Quota Act

    • D. 

      Merica is Amazing Act

  • 11. 
    People who refused military service for moral reasons were called
    • A. 

      Conscientious Objectors

    • B. 

      Traitors

    • C. 

      Quakers

    • D. 

      Canadians

  • 12. 
    Movement of African Americans to cities in the North during World War I when jobs became available.
    • A. 

      Great Migration

    • B. 

      Voluntary Job Transfer

    • C. 

      World War I Adjustment Act

    • D. 

      African American Civil Rights Act

  • 13. 
    Assassinates the Archduke in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914.
    • A. 

      Gavrilo Princep

    • B. 

      Franz Ferdinand

    • C. 

      Alfred Schlieffen

    • D. 

      Frederiech Wilhelm

  • 14. 
    German strategy to strike France through Belgium before Russia mobilizes.
    • A. 

      Schlieffen Plan

    • B. 

      The Blitzkrieg

    • C. 

      The Tower Push

    • D. 

      Kaiser Wilhelm Strategy

  • 15. 
    German foreign minister sends a telegram that promises Mexico land in exchange for assistance.
    • A. 

      Zimmerman Note

    • B. 

      Wilson Letter

    • C. 

      Kaiser Essay

    • D. 

      Schlieffen Email

  • 16. 
    US warships begin escorting merchant vessels across the Atlantic to avoid unterseeboot.
    • A. 

      Convoy System

    • B. 

      Partner Plan

    • C. 

      Fleet Protection Program

    • D. 

      Internal Naval Abutment Transport Protocol