World War I : Test Your Facts! Trivia Quiz

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World War I : Test Your Facts! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During which years did World War One take place?
    • A. 

      1914-1919

    • B. 

      1913-1915

    • C. 

      1914-1918

    • D. 

      1910-1914

  • 2. 
    Which of the following are NOT causes of World War One?
    • A. 

      German Militarisation

    • B. 

      Famine in India

    • C. 

      The assassination of Franz Ferdinand

    • D. 

      Serbian Nationalism and Extremism

  • 3. 
    Franz Ferdinand was the Archduke of Austria-Hungary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Indicate all of the following weapons were NEW in World War One?
    • A. 

      Tanks

    • B. 

      The Machine Gun

    • C. 

      Submarines

    • D. 

      Poison Gas

    • E. 

      The Serrated Bayonet

  • 5. 
    What did Germany offer her ally Austria-Hungary before the war began?  (Hint: think commerce… transferring funds)
  • 6. 
    Which is the primary reason for the United States joining the war?
    • A. 

      The American people wanted to prove themselves in battle.

    • B. 

      The sinking of the Lusitania.

    • C. 

      It was American Policy to intervene in any conflict, worldwide.

    • D. 

      An American senator was assassinated by a German sleeper agent.

  • 7. 
    Before World War Two, World War One was known as "The Great War".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The "Rape of Belgium" was...
    • A. 

      The rape of hundreds of Belgian Women.

    • B. 

      A musical group of the era.

    • C. 

      The German Occupation of Belgium.

    • D. 

      Nothing. It was propaganda for the allies.

  • 9. 
    Although the Allies had been fighting for years, the arrival of American forces was the sole reason for victory.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    World War One ended on the _______ of November, 1918, with the armistice.
  • 11. 
    Indicate all of the following headlines would one see during the 1914-1918 period?
    • A. 

      “Archduke Franz Ferdinand Assassinated!”

    • B. 

      "Belgium Occupied!"

    • C. 

      “Germany Declares War on Russia and France!”

    • D. 

      "Blitzkrieg assures victory in Poland!"

    • E. 

      “Peace Treaty Signed at Versailles!”

  • 12. 
    How many British troops were killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1 July 1916?
    • A. 

      10,000

    • B. 

      30,000

    • C. 

      50,000

    • D. 

      60,000

  • 13. 
    World War One was to be the war to end all wars.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The _____________ of warfare introduced the systematic killing of infantry using new weapons, for example the machine gun.
  • 15. 
    The "Lost Generation" were the generation of women who were forced to work in the factories once the  men left for war.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False