World History Chapter 26 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    How was nationalism evident in pre-war Germany?
    • A. 

      Pride in strong military and economy

    • B. 

      Pride in massive overseas empire

    • C. 

      Pride in long history as a modern nation

    • D. 

      Pride in great artistic and literary achievement

  • 2. 
    Why did Austria fear increasing rebellion among its subjects?
    • A. 

      The threat of invasion by Germany had the Austrian people fearful of the future

    • B. 

      Increase in levels of poverty among the working class led to bad economy

    • C. 

      Increase in nationalism in Europe meant minority groups wanted their own countries

    • D. 

      They were afraid that rebellion would make them look weak, and ripe for Ottoman invasion

  • 3. 
    On what did the provisions of the Treaty of Versailles focus?
    • A. 

      Creating a peaceful Europe

    • B. 

      Maintaining American strength

    • C. 

      Rebuilding Central powers' nations

    • D. 

      Punishing Germany for their role

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      They had a lot of negative experiences with Tsar Nicholas II.

    • B. 

      They hoped that Russia would become a democratic ally.

    • C. 

      They thought that instability would enable them to conquer Russia.

    • D. 

      They didn't trust Tsar Nicholas II's loyalty to the Allied powers.

  • 5. 
    Why did the Schlieffen Plan fail?
    • A. 

      Russia mobilized more quickly than expected.

    • B. 

      The German army was not very strong.

    • C. 

      The Americans prevented the Germans from attacking.

    • D. 

      The Belgians weren't able to withstand the French attack.

  • 6. 
    Why did a stalemate develop on the Western Front?
    • A. 

      Neither side had very good weapons or supplies

    • B. 

      The armies waited to see how the battles on the Eastern front worked out

    • C. 

      Trench warfare prevented much movement in any direction

    • D. 

      Neither side could get through the dense forests of Belgium

  • 7. 
    What did Germany offer Mexico for joining the Central Powers in the Zimmermann note?
    • A. 

      A lot of the land that they had lost in the Mexican-American War

    • B. 

      Control of French colonies once Allies were defeated

    • C. 

      A chance to regain international respect and prestige

    • D. 

      Financial and military help in defeating the United States

  • 8. 
    What reason contributed to the US decision to join the war on the Allies’ side?
    • A. 

      Strong cultural ties to Germany

    • B. 

      Anger over Britain's blockade tactics

    • C. 

      Strong cultural ties to Great Britain

    • D. 

      Anger over the invasion of Belgium

  • 9. 
    Which group gained control of Russia in 1917?
    • A. 

      Mensheviks

    • B. 

      Bolsheviks

    • C. 

      White Shirts

    • D. 

      The Allies

  • 10. 
    Why did Britain develop the world’s best navy by the early 20th century?
    • A. 

      To defend their cargo ships from German submarines

    • B. 

      They planned to go to war against the United States

    • C. 

      They planned to go to war against the German navy

    • D. 

      To defend their massive overseas empire

  • 11. 
    Russia joined the war on the Allies' side to defend the Slavic people in Serbia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Allies protected their ships from German submarine attack by traveling in convoys.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Some colonial subjects thought fighting in the war would lead to their imperial power giving them greater civil rights.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    British ships blockading German ports violated international law by confiscating consumer goods as well as military goods.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Britain joined the Allies in World War I because they were angry about Germany's invasion of neutral Belgium.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False