Mrs. Vera's World War I Quiz

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Mrs. Vera

This is a quiz covering the causes and effects of World War I. It also addresses life in the United States during the war, and what fighting in the trenches was really like.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the acronym MAIN stand for?
    • A. 

      Militarism, alliances, integration, nationalism

    • B. 

      Militarism, alliances, imperialism, nationalism

    • C. 

      Militarism, alliances, imperialism, naval

  • 2. 
    The alliance consisting of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and the Ottoman Empire was called...
    • A. 

      The Central Powers

    • B. 

      The Allies

    • C. 

      The Axis

  • 3. 
    The alliance consisting of Great Britain, France, and Russia was called...
    • A. 

      The Central Powers

    • B. 

      The Allies

    • C. 

      The Axis

  • 4. 
    When the United States finally joined the war, they joined on the side of
    • A. 

      The Central Powers

    • B. 

      The Allies

    • C. 

      The Triple Power

  • 5. 
    The student who committed the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was a member of a terrorist organization supporting which country?
    • A. 

      Austria-Hungary

    • B. 

      Romania

    • C. 

      Serbia

  • 6. 
    The movement of a large number of African Americans to the North during WWI to fill job vacancies is known as the
    • A. 

      Northern Movement

    • B. 

      Great Migration

    • C. 

      Migration North

  • 7. 
    This is an example of a helmet from which country?
    • A. 

      Great Britain

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      France

  • 8. 
    World War I is also known as...
    • A. 

      The Great War

    • B. 

      The Biggest War Ever

    • C. 

      The Premier War

  • 9. 
    In order to have enough soldiers, the United States Congress passed the
    • A. 

      Draft Act

    • B. 

      Food and Drug Act

    • C. 

      Selective Service Act

  • 10. 
    People grew _________________in order to conserve food for the war effort.
    • A. 

      War gardens

    • B. 

      Victory gardens

    • C. 

      Soldier gardens

  • 11. 
    Russia left the war because they were having a _________________ at home.
  • 12. 
    ____________________(country) had to accept full responsibility for the war.
  • 13. 
    The student who committed the assassination that started the war was named _____________.
  • 14. 
    World War I was more devastating that previous conflicts because of the advanced __________ that were used.
  • 15. 
    _______________ __________________ was the fighting strategy used during World War I.
  • 16. 
    When did the Germans and British have an informal truce and played a soccer match?
  • 17. 
    One of the reasons the U.S. entered the war was because German U-boats sank a British passenger liner carrying 128 Americans.  What was the name of this ship?
  • 18. 
    Another reason the U.S. entered the war was because a telegram was intercepted from Germany.  To which country was the telegram addressed?
  • 19. 
    The third reason the U.S. became involved in the war was because this country signed a treaty with Germany and left the war. Which country was it?
  • 20. 
    This act made it illegal for newspapers or citizens to criticize the government about the war.
  • 21. 
    The total number of military and civilian deaths in World War 1 was over _______________.
  • 22. 
    According to the Treaty of Versailles, Germany was ordered to reduce its ______________.
  • 23. 
    Many colonies supported their parent country during the war because they hoped to gain their __________________after the war.
  • 24. 
    Germany was ordered to pay _________________ in reparations to pay for war damages.
  • 25. 
    Who is this handsome guy? (Remember to include his number!)