Move To Global War - Italy - IB Paper 1 - By Dan Guiney

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Move To Global War - Italy - IB Paper 1 - By Dan Guiney

A little pop quiz for IB students to test knowledge of the reasons for and events involved in Italian expansion. For more information and resources visit www. Flippinghistory. Net


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what year was the Kingdom of Italy proclaimed?
    • A. 

      1851

    • B. 

      1861

    • C. 

      1871

    • D. 

      1881

  • 2. 
    What was this period known as?
    • A. 

      'Modern' Italy

    • B. 

      'Fascist Italy'

    • C. 

      'Democratic Italy'

    • D. 

      'Liberal Italy'

  • 3. 
    What had Italy been involved in during the Nineteenth Century?
    • A. 

      The century of humiliation

    • B. 

      The carving up of Africa

    • C. 

      The Monroe Doctrine

    • D. 

      The Space Race

  • 4. 
    Italy gained Eritrea and Somaliland. Where are these 'geographically'? (I hope you all appreciate the use of a bit of geography here IB'ers!)
    • A. 

      The Cape of Good Hope

    • B. 

      The Gold Coast

    • C. 

      The Horn of Africa

    • D. 

      The Silk Road

  • 5. 
    Which country is 'geographically' located between Eritrea and Somaliland?
    • A. 

      Abyssinnia

    • B. 

      Abyssinia

    • C. 

      Abysinnia

    • D. 

      Abu Dhabi

  • 6. 
    At which battle did the Italians lose embarrasingly to Abyssinia?
    • A. 

      Aswad

    • B. 

      Adwa

    • C. 

      Aston

    • D. 

      Asda

  • 7. 
    In what year was the Battle of Adwa?
    • A. 

      1876

    • B. 

      1886

    • C. 

      1896

    • D. 

      2017

  • 8. 
    Which side did Italy finish the First World War on?
    • A. 

      The Dark Side

    • B. 

      The Entente

    • C. 

      The Central Powers

    • D. 

      5-a-side

  • 9. 
    Which Treaty of 1915 was signed to effect the change of sides which Italy made? (It was promised land on the Adriatic and on the Austro-Hungarian border as reward).
    • A. 

      Treaty of London

    • B. 

      Treaty of Shanghai

    • C. 

      Treaty of Milan

    • D. 

      Treaty of Paris

  • 10. 
    A young Benito Mussolini approved of the war which made him unpopular with his party. It seems surprising but what party was he affiliated to?
    • A. 

      Nazis

    • B. 

      Fascists

    • C. 

      Socialists

    • D. 

      Ice cream and jelly

  • 11. 
    How many Italian soldiers died in the Great War?
    • A. 

      500,000

    • B. 

      600,000

    • C. 

      700,000

    • D. 

      800,000

  • 12. 
    What percentage of Italian soldiers were killed or wounded during the Great War?
    • A. 

      1%

    • B. 

      39%

    • C. 

      54%

    • D. 

      86%

  • 13. 
    Who was the Prime Minister of Italy during the peace treaties which ended the First World War?
    • A. 

      David Lloyd George

    • B. 

      Georges Clemenceau

    • C. 

      Vittorio Orlando

    • D. 

      Woodrow Wilson

  • 14. 
    What was Orlando's nickaname at the peace settlement?
    • A. 

      The Tiger

    • B. 

      The Welsh Wizard

    • C. 

      Father Victory

    • D. 

      The Weeper

  • 15. 
    On what day was the Wall Street Crash?
    • A. 

      Pink Monday

    • B. 

      Black Tuesday

    • C. 

      Scarlet Wednesday

    • D. 

      Taupe Thursday

  • 16. 
    How much money was lost on 29/10/29? (Nice easy date to remember)
    • A. 

      14 billion USD

    • B. 

      24 billion USD

    • C. 

      34 billion USD

    • D. 

      1 billion billion billion billion billion gazillion USD

  • 17. 
    What advantage did Britain and France possess during the Great Depression that Italy did not really have?
    • A. 

      Kingly Knowledge

    • B. 

      Imperial Preference

    • C. 

      Monarchistic Dominance

    • D. 

      Royal Rewards

  • 18. 
    The League of Nations was the 14th Point of which US President?
    • A. 

      Joe Biden

    • B. 

      'The Donald'

    • C. 

      'Tricky Dicky' Nixon

    • D. 

      Woodrow Wilson

  • 19. 
    Which of the following was NOT an accusation levelled at the League of Nations?
    • A. 

      It was a 'gentleman's club'

    • B. 

      It was Eurocentric

    • C. 

      It was a 'toothless tiger' with no army of its own

    • D. 

      It did not have an attractive flag

  • 20. 
    Which Party was FDR a member of?
    • A. 

      Republican

    • B. 

      Democrat

  • 21. 
    Which of the following can be credited to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt?
    • A. 

      "Read my lips. No more taxes"

    • B. 

      "Fake news"

    • C. 

      "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself"

    • D. 

      "Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country"

  • 22. 
    Which country was headed during this time by a coalition named the National Government?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Britain

  • 23. 
    What kind of arms limitation agreements did the UK initiate in 1930 and 1935?
    • A. 

      Nuclear

    • B. 

      Naval

    • C. 

      Army

    • D. 

      Air

  • 24. 
    Which country does the following statement allude to: 'Government wages were reduced by about 12% and government spending was slashed. The huge army (the Poillu or 'hairy-ones'!) used conscription to keep young men occupied. Foreign workers were sent back to their own countries. In 1935, it only had 500,000 unemployed. It also had a coalition government which eventually collapsed. In 1932 there were three different governments; four in 1933; two more in 1934; and then two in 1935; that is 11 governments in four years'li.li1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 5.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Trebuchet MS'; color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font: 10.0px Symbol; -webkit-text-stroke: 0px #000000} span.s2 {font-kerning: none} ul.ul1 {list-style-type: disc}
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Netherlands

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      USA

  • 25. 
    Where were German reparations from the First World War finally abolished (in 1932)?
    • A. 

      Paris, France

    • B. 

      New York, United States

    • C. 

      Shanghai, China

    • D. 

      Lausanne, Switzerland

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