Origins Of The Second World War - 70 Questions Fq1

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Origins of World War Two - 70 questions FQ1


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  • 1. 
    Which country was not a member of the Central Powers?
    • A. 

      German Empire

    • B. 

      British Empire

    • C. 

      Turkish Empire

    • D. 

      Bulgaria

  • 2. 
    Which point was not a part of Woodrow Wilson's 14 point peace programme?
    • A. 

      No secret diplomacy

    • B. 

      Disarmanent for all

    • C. 

      Self-determination - subject people to govern themselves

    • D. 

      Secret diplomacy

  • 3. 
    Which term best describes the League of Nations?
    • A. 

      Collective peace

    • B. 

      Collective security

    • C. 

      Enhanced security

    • D. 

      Diplomatic security

  • 4. 
    What was the name given to the treaty Germany signed with the defeated nation of Russia in January 1918?
    • A. 

      Treaty of Moscow

    • B. 

      Treaty of St Petersberg

    • C. 

      Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

    • D. 

      Pact of Steel

  • 5. 
    Who signed the armistice with the allies 11th November 1918?
    • A. 

      Kaiser Willhelm II

    • B. 

      The new German democratic government

    • C. 

      A German army representative

    • D. 

      Lloyd George

  • 6. 
    The armistice led to the accusation that German's had been ...
    • A. 

      Tricked into surrender

    • B. 

      Stabbed in the back

    • C. 

      Betrayed by their own generals

    • D. 

      Poisoned in their sleep

  • 7. 
    How many victorious nations were represented at the Paris Peace Conference at Versailles in January 1919?
    • A. 

      32

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      20

  • 8. 
    Who was not in the Big Four?
    • A. 

      Vitorrio Orlando

    • B. 

      Gustave Streseman

    • C. 

      Lloyd George

    • D. 

      Georges Clemenceau

  • 9. 
    Which defeated nations were not invited to the conference?
    • A. 

      Soviet Union

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Turkey

    • D. 

      France

  • 10. 
    The Allies were fearful of the spread of what historical force during and after the First World War?
    • A. 

      Imperialism

    • B. 

      Communism

    • C. 

      Colonialism

    • D. 

      Democracy

  • 11. 
    Which event in October 1917 sparked this fear amongst the victorious allies?
    • A. 

      Berlin Insurgency

    • B. 

      Spartacist Revolt

    • C. 

      October Russian Revolution

    • D. 

      Polish uprising

  • 12. 
    Britain, France and Italyowed enormous sums in war _________.
  • 13. 
    After the First World War the worlds foremost financial creditor was......?
    • A. 

      British Empire

    • B. 

      Ottoman Empire

    • C. 

      Austro-Hungarian Empire

    • D. 

      USA

  • 14. 
    Approximately how many people were killed in the First World War?
    • A. 

      100 million

    • B. 

      13 million

    • C. 

      28 million

    • D. 

      500,0000

  • 15. 
    Which phrase was not used in the British and French Press after the First World War?
    • A. 

      Hang the Kaiser

    • B. 

      Make Germany Pay

    • C. 

      Make the Hun suffer

    • D. 

      Squeeze the German lemon till the pips sq

  • 16. 
    Which leader of the Big Four was under the most domestic pressure to impose harsh treaty terms on the Germans?
    • A. 

      Georges Clemenceau

    • B. 

      Vittorrio Orlando

    • C. 

      Lenin

    • D. 

      Lloyd George

  • 17. 
    Why were the French particularly fearful of Germany?
    • A. 

      Long frontier with Germany

    • B. 

      Loss of Russia as a balance to German power

    • C. 

      Germany's industrial potential

    • D. 

      Revenge for 1870 Franco-Prussian War

  • 18. 
    What were Britain's chief aims at the Conference?
    • A. 

      To decimate the German empire

    • B. 

      Military restrictions

    • C. 

      Some financial compensation

    • D. 

      An end to imperialism

  • 19. 
    At Versailles, the German army was limited to ....
    • A. 

      100,000

    • B. 

      200,000

    • C. 

      One million

    • D. 

      500,000

  • 20. 
    At Versailles German army conscription was ......
    • A. 

      Allowed to continue for 5 years

    • B. 

      Allowed to continue for 6 year

    • C. 

      Allowed to continue for 7 years

    • D. 

      Abolished

  • 21. 
    The German airforce, the Luftwaffe was limited to ......
    • A. 

      5 planes

    • B. 

      0

    • C. 

      10 planes

    • D. 

      Unlimited production

  • 22. 
    In prot.st at the harsh measures imposed on the navy, the German navy scuttled their fleet at ______ ______ rathr than hand it over to the British?
    • A. 

      Scorpa Free

    • B. 

      Scapa Flow

    • C. 

      Scorchio Firenze

    • D. 

      The Mediterranean Sea

  • 23. 
    Germany lost what percentage of its territory?
    • A. 

      13%

    • B. 

      20%

    • C. 

      5%

    • D. 

      15%

  • 24. 
    Which territory on the French-German border was given to France?
    • A. 

      Normandy

    • B. 

      The Ruhr

    • C. 

      Brittany

    • D. 

      Alsace-Lorraine

  • 25. 
    After which war had Germany claimed this territory (answer from question 25) for her own?
    • A. 

      Battle of Agincourt 1415

    • B. 

      Battle of Trafalgar 1805

    • C. 

      Battle of Waterloo 1815

    • D. 

      Franco-Prussia War 1871

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