Ultimate Quiz On World War

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World War Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz to help you with your World WI Test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The purpose of national alliances such as the Triple Alliance and the Triple Entente was
    • A. 

      To cooperatively share resources in African colonies.

    • B. 

      To create a mutually advantageous free trade association

    • C. 

      To provide mutual defense and support in case of attack.

    • D. 

      to avoid war.

  • 2. 
    Compared to the western front, fighting on the eastern front was
    • A. 

      A deadlock, with German and Austrian troops trapped for months in trenches.

    • B. 

      Not as deadly, with far fewer casualties.

    • C. 

      More encouraging for the Allies, especially on the Balkan Peninsula.

    • D. 

      A. more fluid, as the Germans made inroads into Russia.

  • 3. 
    France’s approach to peace was guided in large part by
    • A. 

      the desire to obtain control over some of Germany’s former colonies.

    • B. 

      The desire for national security.

    • C. 

      a need to reclaim territories lost during the war.

    • D. 

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

  • 4. 
    By attacking Austria in May 1915, Italy
    • A. 

      betrayed Germany and Austria.

    • B. 

      Helped to knock Russia out of the war.

    • C. 

      won the war.

    • D. 

      Became a world power.

  • 5. 
    ____ became the spokesperson for a new world order based on democracy and international cooperation.
    • A. 

      Rosa Luxemburg

    • B. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • C. 

      Karl Liebknecht

    • D. 

      Georges Clemenceau

  • 6. 
    Why did Admiral Holtzendorff promise Emperor William II “not one American will land on the continent?
    • A. 

      He believed the United States had no interest in the war.

    • B. 

      He wanted to convince the emperor to resume unrestricted submarine warfare.

    • C. 

      He thought the Americans would honor their treaty with Germany.

    • D. 

      He was misled by British spies working within the German navy.

  • 7. 
    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 peace.

    • D. 

      a defensive alliance between Great Britain, France, and the United States.

  • 8. 
    At the Paris Peace Conference,
    • A. 

      The Allies agreed to let ethnic self-determination set the boundaries of the Middle East.

    • B. 

      Britain and France were determined to strip Germany of colonies and military power

    • C. 

      Russia was forced to cede much of Manchuria to Japan.

    • D. 

      Woodrow Wilson gained acceptance of his Fourteen Points.

  • 9. 
    The assassination of Archduke Ferdinand was the catalyst that started WorldWar I because                        
    • A. 

      His death caused Germany to rush to the defense of Serbia.

    • B. 

      he was a unifying force between Serbia and the Austro-Hungarian empire

    • C. 

      His death caused Russia to rush to the defense of Austria.

    • D. 

      His death brought to a head the tensions underlying the alliances in eastern and western Europe

  • 10. 
    A major cause of World War I was
    • A. 

      The existence of opposing alliances

    • B. 

      a decline in the policy of imperialism

    • C. 

      An increase in acts of aggression by England

    • D. 

      the spread of communism throughout Europe

  • 11. 
    __________  assassinated Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife Sophia
  • 12. 
    Great Britain, France, Italy, and Russia made up the __________.
  • 13. 
    Article 231, also known as the ________________ (3 words) declared that Germany and Austria were responsible for starting World War I.
  • 14. 
    ______________  is another term for a military draft.
  • 15. 
    The use of ____________ kept the Western Front from moving very much.