World War One Causes

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World War One Causes

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  • 1. 
    Which countries made up the Triple Entente?
    • A. 

      France, Germany and America

    • B. 

      Britain, Russia and France

    • C. 

      Austria-Hungary, Germany and Russia

    • D. 

      Australia, Japan and New Zealand

  • 2. 
    The First World War was started off by the assasination of the Austro-Hungarian arch-duke, Franz Ferdinand.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What is Nationalism?
    • A. 

      A feeling of pride in your country, being patriotic.

    • B. 

      A belief that countries don't matter, and there should not be any national borders.

    • C. 

      Thinking that your country is probably inferior to other nations.

    • D. 

      Singing the national anthem during sporting matches.

  • 4. 
    Before 1914, most countries had stopped spending money on their armies and weapons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What caused the outbreak of World War One?
    • A. 

      The system of alliances throughout Europe.

    • B. 

      Powerful countries looking to expand their empires.

    • C. 

      Powerful nations were spending a lot of money on increasing their armies and weapons.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 6. 
    Who were the members of the Triple Alliance?
    • A. 

      Italy, Russia and Norway

    • B. 

      Germany, Italy and Austria-Hungary

    • C. 

      Britain, France and Australia

    • D. 

      Austria-Hungary, Serbia and Germany

  • 7. 
    Domestic factors had nothing to do with the outbreak of World War One.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What was the name of the technologically advanced battleship launched by Britain in 1906?
    • A. 

      HMS Dreadnought

    • B. 

      HMS Judge Dredd

    • C. 

      HMS Night Dread

    • D. 

      HMS Britannia

  • 9. 
    At the time of the outbreak of the war, many members of the ruling houses of the most powerful nations were related. This is why WW1 was sometimes called "the cousins' war".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Historians sometimes use the term MAIN to outline some of the important causes of WW1. What does MAIN stand for?
    • A. 

      Militarism, Alliances, Imperialism, Nationalism.

    • B. 

      Military, Army, Intelligence, Navy.

    • C. 

      Mighty Armies Inside Never

    • D. 

      Militarism, Alliances, Internationalism, Navies.