World War I Trivia Test! Quiz Questions!

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World War I Trivia Test! Quiz Questions!

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  • 1. 
    The 19th Amendment granted American women the right to vote. Which did not contribute to the passage of the 19th Amendment?
    • A. 

      Many Americans thought that women would help end corruption in government.

    • B. 

      “Votes for Women” activists worked with civil rights advocates to advance both causes.

    • C. 

      Women’s work in support of WWI helped persuade male voters to support women’s right to vote.

    • D. 

      Brewery and bar owners thought women voters would end prohibition.

  • 2. 
    Which effect did the end of World War I have on U.S. agricultural production in the 1920s?
    • A. 

      Imported food products became less expensive to buy.

    • B. 

      Land values rose as agricultural profits increased.

    • C. 

      Overproduction of crops resulted in lower food prices.

    • D. 

      Buyers reduced consumption to boycott unfair tariffs.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following best identifies the issues that led to the Supreme Court case Schenck v. United States?
    • A. 

      The United States government restricted immigration during World War I.

    • B. 

      The United States government restricted freedom of speech during World War I.

    • C. 

      The United States government restricted the production of consumer goods during World War I.

    • D. 

      The United States government restricted religious freedom during World War I.

  • 4. 
    The return to an isolationist foreign policy was signified by which U.S. action following World War I?
    • A. 

      The rejection of the Treaty of Versailles

    • B. 

      The intervention of the military in Latin American affairs

    • C. 

      the passage of an agricultural tariff by the legislature

    • D. 

      the reduction of federal income tax rates

  • 5. 
    Americans’ disillusionment over World War I led the United States government to adopt a policy of:
    • A. 

      Totalitarianism

    • B. 

      Isolationism

    • C. 

      Imperialism

    • D. 

      Militarism

  • 6. 
    Which situation contributed to the economic problems of the late 1920s?
    • A. 

      Immigration of radicals

    • B. 

      Overseas military commitments

    • C. 

      Excessive use of credit

    • D. 

      Overuse of natural resources

  • 7. 
    All of the following contributed to the bank failures of the late 1920s except
    • A. 

      Unpaid farm loans.

    • B. 

      The stock market crash.

    • C. 

      Overextension of credit.

    • D. 

      Bank holidays.

  • 8. 
    Which factor best explains the increased production of U.S. factories during the 1920s?
    • A. 

      Higher wages for skilled laborers

    • B. 

      Reduced tax rates on income and property

    • C. 

      Improved innovations in manufacturing

    • D. 

      Fewer accidents and safety issues in factories

  • 9. 
    What action did the Central Powers take as a result of the United States’ foreign policy after the outbreak of World War I?    
    • A. 

      They declared war on the United States.

    • B. 

      They regarded the United States as a partner of the allies.

    • C. 

      They established a naval blockade of several American ports.

    • D. 

      They asked the League of Nations to stop United States’ aid to the allies.

  • 10. 
    Which label best describes President Woodrow Wilson’s approach to foreign relations?
    • A. 

      Moral diplomacy

    • B. 

      Good Neighbor policy

    • C. 

      Dollar diplomacy

    • D. 

      Open Door policy

  • 11. 
    Which event contributed to the U.S. entry into World War I?
    • A. 

      The sinking of the Lusitania

    • B. 

      The attack on Pearl Harbor

    • C. 

      The explosion of the Maine

    • D. 

      The fall of Saigon

  • 12. 
    Use the list below to answer the question.                             Battle of Belleau Wood • First major battle for U.S. troops in World War  • U.S. troops reinforced French forces along the Western Front  • German advance toward Paris was halted  
    • A. 

      The stalemate of trench warfare began in France.

    • B. 

      The Allied victory marked a turning point in the war.

    • C. 

      The Russians were forced to withdraw from the conflict.

    • D. 

      The terms for an armistice were negotiated in Versailles.

  • 13. 
    Which factor aided the growth of the U.S. economy during the 1920s?
    • A. 

      Increase in monopolistic business practices

    • B. 

      Decreased government restrictions on businesses

    • C. 

      Shift in population from rural areas to cities

    • D. 

      Decreased participation in foreign markets

  • 14. 
    Which factor encouraged Progressive reform efforts in the 1920s?
    • A. 

      Unions coming to agreements with businesses to avoid lockouts

    • B. 

      Transportation improvements that linked sections of the country

    • C. 

      Quotas that were enacted to limit the number of immigrants

    • D. 

      Rapid growth of immigrant populations in urban areas

  • 15. 
    Use the excerpt below to answer the question. When I addressed the Congress on the twenty-­sixth of February last I thought that it would suffice to assert our neutral rights with arms. . . . But armed neutrality, it now appears, is impracticable.                             —President Woodrow Wilson’s Address to Congress Leading to a Declaration of War Against Germany, 1917 Why did the United States make this foreign policy change?
    • A. 

      Germany pledged to respect isolationist countries.

    • B. 

      Germany resumed unrestricted submarine warfare.

    • C. 

      A U.S. naval base was attacked by an enemy nation.

    • D. 

      The United States refused to join an international peace organization.