Facts You Must Know About World War! Trivia Quiz

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Facts You Must Know About World War! Trivia Quiz

The trivia quiz below tests you on some of the facts you must know about world war. According to our history, there have been two world wars, and one might be just around the corner. Do you know some of the causes of these world wars? Do take up the quiz and get to learn more about the great wars.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the name of the group that conspired to assassinate Archduke Francis Ferdinand?
    • A. 

      The Serbian People's Front

    • B. 

      The Red Band

    • C. 

      The Bosnian Militia

    • D. 

      The Black Hand

  • 2. 
    In 1914, _____ was considered an act of war.
    • A. 

      Assassination of a member of royalty

    • B. 

      Ending diplomatic relations

    • C. 

      Mobilization of a nation's army

    • D. 

      Breaking a military alliance

  • 3. 
    The Western Front was characterized by
    • A. 

      The slow but steady advance of the German army

    • B. 

      Trench warfare that kept both sides in virtually the same positions for four years

    • C. 

      Decisive victories by the French army, quickly driving back the German forces

    • D. 

      Innovative strategy and tactics that fully utilized the new technologies available to both armies

  • 4. 
    Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, Germany, and the Ottoman Empire became known as
    • A. 

      The allied powers

    • B. 

      The league of nations

    • C. 

      The Central Powers

    • D. 

      The Eastern Powers

  • 5. 
    Why did admiral Holtzendorff promise Emperor William ll "not one American will land on the continent"?
    • A. 

      He wanted to convince the emperor to resume unrestricted submarine warfare

    • B. 

      He beleived the United States had no interest in the war

    • C. 

      He thought the americans would honor their treaty with Germny

    • D. 

      He was misled by British spies working within the German navy

  • 6. 
    ____ were councils composed of representatives from the workers and soldiers.
    • A. 

      Bolsheviks

    • B. 

      Soviets

    • C. 

      Vanguard

    • D. 

      Dumas

  • 7. 
    The Red Secret Police, known as the Cheka, began
    • A. 

      Infiltrating the governments of Russia's enemies as spies

    • B. 

      To plot against Lenin almost immediately after he came to power

    • C. 

      To restore order to Russia after years of civil war

    • D. 

      A Red Terror campaign to destroy all those who opposed the new regime

  • 8. 
    The Treaty of Versailles was
    • A. 

      A peace settlement that consisted of five separate treaties with the defeated nations

    • B. 

      Forced upon Austria, and gave some of its land to the new state of Poland

    • C. 

      The treaty signed with Germany that many Germans felt was a harsh police

    • D. 

      A defensive alliance between GB, France, and the United States

  • 9. 
    France's approach to peace was guided in large part by
    • A. 

      The desire for national security

    • B. 

      A need to reclaim territories lost during the war

    • C. 

      The desire to obtain control over some of Germany's former colonies

    • D. 

      A vision to create a League of Nations to prevent future wars

  • 10. 
    World War l was a _____, meaning that it involved a complete mobilization of resources and people
    • A. 

      Modern conflict

    • B. 

      Trench war

    • C. 

      Total war

    • D. 

      Mobile conflict

  • 11. 
    The German Military plan devised by General von Schlieffen
    • A. 

      Called for war on two fronts

    • B. 

      Relied on carpet-bombing

    • C. 

      Depended on help from Serbia

    • D. 

      Depended on French neutrality

  • 12. 
    During the war, new roles in the workforce were created for women because
    • A. 

      They were experienced workers

    • B. 

      So many men entered the military effort

    • C. 

      Women needed something to do

    • D. 

      Women demanded equality

  • 13. 
    To gain Arab support against the Ottoman Turks during the war, the Allies had promised to
    • A. 

      Recognize independent Arab states

    • B. 

      Destroy the Austro-Hungarian Empire

    • C. 

      Keep Russia out of Egypt

    • D. 

      Buy Arabian oil

  • 14. 
    Kerensky's provisional government made the fatal mistake of deciding to
    • A. 

      Continue the war

    • B. 

      Sign a peace treaty with Germany

    • C. 

      Assassinate the czar

    • D. 

      Continue the 300-year-old Romanov dynasty

  • 15. 
    Under the terms of the Treaty of Versailles, Germany was forced to do all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Return Alsace and Lorraine to France

    • B. 

      Give up land to a new Polish state

    • C. 

      Pay for war damage

    • D. 

      Run Italy as a mandate