Miss Lancuba's Quizzes: World War 1

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  • 1. 
    Historians argue that World War 1 erupted due to:
    • A. 

      Rising economic tensions in Germany

    • B. 

      The murder Austria's heir in Sarajevo

    • C. 

      Imperalism

    • D. 

      Formation of alliances

    • E. 

      Revolutionaries in Russia

  • 2. 
    Which of the following was not a catalyst of World War I?
    • A. 

      Nationalism

    • B. 

      Balkan War

    • C. 

      The Hundred Years War

    • D. 

      Franco-Prussian War

    • E. 

      Germany's invasion of Belgium

  • 3. 
    Which countries were not in the Triple Entente in 1914?
    • A. 

      United States of America

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      France

    • E. 

      Turkey

  • 4. 
    All of these were major battles of World War I, except:
    • A. 

      Battle of the Somme

    • B. 

      Battle of the Marne

    • C. 

      Battle of Antietam

    • D. 

      Battle of Gallipoli

    • E. 

      Battle of Fromelles

  • 5. 
    What were some of the reasons Australian men and women volunteered for the war?
    • A. 

      The excitement of adventure

    • B. 

      Patriotism and duty

    • C. 

      Conscription

    • D. 

      To experience glory

    • E. 

      To fight in Cairo, Egypt

  • 6. 
    In World War 1, women volunteered to serve as _______. 
  • 7. 
    The conditions of their enlistment outlined that they must be no younger than ___ years of age and they were not allowed to be ______. 
  • 8. 
    Which country joined the war on the side of the Allied Powers in 1916?
    • A. 

      Romania

    • B. 

      Serbia

    • C. 

      Greece

    • D. 

      USA

  • 9. 
    World War 1 is also known as:(select options)
    • A. 

      The War of Empires

    • B. 

      The Kaiser's War

    • C. 

      The War to End all Wars

    • D. 

      The War of Stalemate

    • E. 

      The Great War

  • 10. 
    On what date did the United States join the conflict and declare war on Germany?
    • A. 

      July 3, 1914

    • B. 

      April 6, 1917

    • C. 

      November 4, 1917

    • D. 

      USA did not declare war on Germany

  • 11. 
    Which of the following military technologies/strategies were developed during World War 1?
    • A. 

      Napalm

    • B. 

      Poison Gas

    • C. 

      Trench foot

    • D. 

      Nuclear bombs

    • E. 

      Tanks

    • F. 

      Trench Warfare

  • 12. 
    The Australian and New Zealand Army Corps were redirected from England to Egypt to carry out the ___________.
  • 13. 
    The Gallipoli Campaign was hoped to counteract the ________ that had immobilised movement throughout Europe and the Middle East.
  • 14. 
    What was the area in between trenches called?
    • A. 

      The Soldier's Zone

    • B. 

      The Zone of the Dead

    • C. 

      No Man's Land

    • D. 

      No Tolerance Land

  • 15. 
    The Eastern Front was: 
    • A. 

      The battlegrounds where great battles were fought such as Fromelles and the Somme

    • B. 

      The main line of combat between German, Austro-Hungarian and Russian forces

    • C. 

      The meandering line of fortified trenches, stretching from the North Sea to the Swiss frontier with France

    • D. 

      A narrow strait in northwestern Turkey connecting the Aegean Sea to the Sea of Marmara

  • 16. 
    The Armistice between Germany and France was signed on the 11th October 1918.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The Armistice was agreed upon at 5am on the 11th of November 1918.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The allies continued to fire on German targets until the last minute leading to 11am, even though they knew the Armistice had been agreed upon since 5am, because:
    • A. 

      They hated the Huns

    • B. 

      They wanted to avoid having to haul away their spare ammunition

    • C. 

      Not all regiments had been notified of the impending ceasefire

    • D. 

      They wished to ensure that, should the fighting resume, they would be in the most favourable position

  • 19. 
    The Armistice was a temporary and formal agreement, which preluded which famous peace treaty?
    • A. 

      Treaty of Paris

    • B. 

      United Nations Charter

    • C. 

      Treaty of Versailles

    • D. 

      Anglo-Soviet Treaty

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