Unit 8 - Wwi And WWII

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World War I Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Austria-Hungary and Germany were in the Dual Alliance for what reason?
    • A. 

      Offensive alliance against Russia

    • B. 

      Defensive alliance against Russia

    • C. 

      Offensive alliance against France

    • D. 

      Defensive alliance against France

  • 2. 
    In the years that preceded WWI, which countries nearly went to war over a dispute about the control of Morocco?
  • 3. 
    What is the title of the book by Erich Remarque, written about the conditions of trench warfare in WWI?
  • 4. 
    What is the term used for an armed struggle in which society at large is completely mobilized?
  • 5. 
    Who led the Women's Social and Political Union(Suffragettes) in Great Britain? (British women were granted the right to vote in 1918.)
  • 6. 
    In what year did the Russians withdraw from WWI? (the same year of the Bolshevik Revolution).
  • 7. 
    Russia had to surrender Ukraine, Finland, the Baltic provinces, the Caucasus, and Poland in the Treaty of __________-___________. This treaty was later revoked in the Treaty of Versailles.
  • 8. 
    The sinking of ___________ and practice of unrestricted submarine warfare led the USA to enter the war on the side of the Entente powers in 1917.
  • 9. 
    WWI ended basically b/c the German government collapsed. Soldiers and workers in Germany began to form soviets (councils) and to demand that these loosely organized political debating societies be given authority to rule the state. Fearing that Germany would undergo a revolution, the Kaiser was convinced to abdicate, leading to the creation of a ________, which was empowered for the signing o the armistice that ended the war on November 11, 1918.
  • 10. 
    President Wilson's Fourteen Points proposed the formation of the League of Nations and a peace that would allow for national ____-____________.
  • 11. 
    Who was the French premier at the signing of the Treaty of Versailles? (last name)
  • 12. 
    Who was the British prime minister at the signing of the Treaty of Versailles? (last name)
  • 13. 
    What country controlled Alsace-Lorraine immediately following the signing of the Treaty of Versailles?
  • 14. 
    Which country was not "born" at the Treaty of Versailles?
    • A. 


    • B. 


    • C. 

      Serbia (Yugoslavia)

    • D. 


    • E. 


  • 15. 
    Republican senators led by ____________ _________ __________ refused to ratify the Treaty of Versailles b/c they thought it gave away Congress's constitutional right to declare war. B/c of this, the US did not join the League of Nations.
  • 16. 
    What was the official statement issued on behalf of the British gov't that announced its support in principle of a proposed home for the Jewish people in Palestine.
  • 17. 
    The long term problems of m___________, n__________, and i_____________ were not resolved in the Treaty of Versailles.
  • 18. 
    The _________-___________ Pact (Aug 1928) outlawed war as an "instrument of national policy."
  • 19. 
    Nicholas II (czar of Russia) left to assume personal command of the army, leaving Empress Alexandra in charge of the state. She was greatly influenced by the mystical ____________ (last name), who encouraged her to place his friends in important gov't positions, despite their incompetence.
  • 20. 
    On November 9, the Bolsheviks, led primarily by __________, took over key positions in the city. the gov't simply collapsed.
  • 21. 
    Who believed that a small party of professional revolutionaries could seize power on behalf of the working class? (his followers were known as the bolsheviks)
  • 22. 
    Who believed that a state had to proceed through historical stages before it could achieve an ideal socialist society? (his followers were known as the Mensheviks and they supported the provisional gov't)
  • 23. 
    The Communists (Bolsheviks/ Red Forces) fought against the White Forces(anti-Communists) for 3 years. Lenin and Trotsky launched a red terror against their opponents. by 1920, the Communists had won and had firmly est'd their rule. During the civil war the party imposed "___ ___________", an application of the total war concept to a civil conflict.
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