History GK Trivia: MCQ Test!

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History GK Trivia: MCQ Test!

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  • 1. 
    What basic idea was shared by both Britain and France at the Paris Peace Conference in 1919?
    • A. 

      Italy should give up its colonies in Africa.

    • B. 

      Germany should be divided into occupation zones.

    • C. 

      German military power should be permanently restricted.

    • D. 

      The Central Powers should divide the cost of the war equally.

  • 2. 
    Use the information to answer the question that follows. After World War I, the territories of the Ottoman Empire in Southwest Asia were partitioned. Into which area did nearly 400,000 Jewish people immigrate between 1919 and 1941?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 3. 
    A comparison of the two maps indicates that one of the results of the war and the peace treaty was the
    • A. 

      Partitioning of Germany into zones of occupation.

    • B. 

      Dismemberment of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire.

    • C. 

      Shift of the balance of power from Western to Southern Europe.

    • D. 

      New dominant role for Russia in Eastern Europe.

  • 4. 
    The collapse of the Russian and Austro-Hungarian empires during World War I contributed directly to the
    • A. 

      Formation of the European Union.

    • B. 

      Start of the Cold War.

    • C. 

      Development of the Marshall Plan.

    • D. 

      Creation of new nations in Eastern Europe.

  • 5. 
    One way fascist leaders in the 1920s and 1930s gained popular support was by
    • A. 

      Promising to maintain peace with other countries.

    • B. 

      Attracting foreign investment for industrial development.

    • C. 

      Limiting military influence in the government.

    • D. 

      Appealing to national pride.

  • 6. 
    The Nazis blamed most of Germany's pre-World War II social and economic problems on Jews and the
    • A. 

      Communists.

    • B. 

      Military.

    • C. 

      Industralists.

    • D. 

      Catholics.

  • 7. 
    Authors Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald are identified with
    • A. 

      The lost generation.

    • B. 

      Romanticism.

    • C. 

      The classical era.

    • D. 

      Naturalism.

  • 8. 
    How did the Cheka (secret police) help Lenin gain control of Russia?
    • A. 

      They infiltrated the Czar's army.

    • B. 

      They organized the redistribution of the land.

    • C. 

      They used terror tactics against the enemies of Bolshevism.

    • D. 

      They negotiated peace with Germany.

  • 9. 
    Lenin hoped that the Russian Revolution of 1917 would
    • A. 

      Inspire the Russians to continue the European war effort.

    • B. 

      Incite similar socialist rebellions throughout Europe.

    • C. 

      Persuade the combatants in Western Europe to sign an armistice.

    • D. 

      Counter U.S. military presence in Eastern Europe.

  • 10. 
    "Particular obstructive workers who refuse to submit to disciplinary measures will be subject, as non-workers, to discharge and confinement in concentration camps." —Vladimir Lenin, Decree of November 14th, 1919 The excerpt above describes Lenin’s method for dealing with those who opposed
    • A. 

      Russian involvement in World War I.

    • B. 

      The establishment of a communist government.

    • C. 

      Technological advances in industry.

    • D. 

      The implementation of a market economy.

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