Chapter 28 Quiz

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Chapter 28 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What was the region of Europe that produced the most diplomatic crises prior to World War I?
    • A. 

      Scandinavia

    • B. 

      The Balkans

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 2. 
    Which of the following was NOT an event leading to the outbreak of World War I?
    • A. 

      The assassination of the Austrian archduke

    • B. 

      Austria's declaration of war on Serbia

    • C. 

      The rise of the alliance system

    • D. 

      France's invasion of Belgium

  • 3. 
    By 1915, conflict on the Western Front
    • A. 

      Had become a shifting game of rapid maneuver with few major battles.

    • B. 

      Had resulted in the surrender of France and the establishment of the Vichy government.

    • C. 

      Had resulted in victory for the British and French troops, who pushed the exhausted enemy to the borders of Germany.

    • D. 

      Had settled into a deadly stalemate in which hundreds of thousands of lives were expended for a few feet of trench.

  • 4. 
    As a direct consequence of the war
    • A. 

      Women's participation in the labor force increased greatly.

    • B. 

      Women's participation in the labor force increased only slightly.

    • C. 

      Women's participation in the labor force decreased significantly.

    • D. 

      Women's participation in the labor force stayed basically at the same levels.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following statements concerning the global aspects of World War I is most accurate?
    • A. 

      The British dominions, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand remained aloof and virtually untouched by the war.

    • B. 

      By 1914, the United States had not entered the scramble for colonial possessions.

    • C. 

      American businessmen prior to 1917 profited by selling goods to both sides and by taking advantage of European distractions to seize new world markets.

    • D. 

      The United States aggressively entered the war in 1914 to demonstrate its new position as a world power.

  • 6. 
    What nation profited most by warfare in Asia between 1914 and 1919?
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      New Zealand

    • D. 

      The United States

  • 7. 
    During World War I, the Ottoman Empire
    • A. 

      Vainly attempted to retain its neutrality in what the Turks perceived was a Christian conflict.

    • B. 

      Long attached to German military advisors, joined Germany in the war effort.

    • C. 

      Used the opportunity to reassert Turkish dominance over the Arab regions.

    • D. 

      Launched assaults indifferently against the colonial possessions of Britain, France, and Germany.

  • 8. 
    Before their surrender, the German generals running the government
    • A. 

      Installed a new civilian government to shoulder the blame of defeat.

    • B. 

      Murdered the emperor and named Hitler chancellor.

    • C. 

      Issued a statement accepting blame for the policies that had led to World War I

    • D. 

      Attempted to negotiate through Lenin and the communists in Russia.

  • 9. 
    The series of treaties that ended World War I was negotiated at
    • A. 

      Potsdam.

    • B. 

      Brest-Litovsk.

    • C. 

      London.

    • D. 

      Versailles.

  • 10. 
    A program of loans that was designed to aid western European nations rebuild from WWII's devastation was the
    • A. 

      Dreyfus Plan.

    • B. 

      McArthur Plan.

    • C. 

      Marshall Plan.

    • D. 

      Churchill Plan

  • 11. 
    What phrase did Winston Churchill coin to describe the division between free and repressed societies after World War II?
    • A. 

      The red menace

    • B. 

      The iron curtain

    • C. 

      The Berlin wall

    • D. 

      The cold war