Test On World War I : Trivia Quiz

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Test On World War I : Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is NOT one of Japanese's 21 demands?
    • A. 

      Shan Dong Province was recognized as part of Japan.

    • B. 

      Japan gained control of the Hanyeping mining complex.

    • C. 

      Japanese advisors were appointed to the Chinese central government.

    • D. 

      China was barred from coastal concession with foreign powers except for Japan.

    • E. 

      China had to pay a large sum of money to Japan.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is true about Germany's blockade of Great Britain?
    • A. 

      Neutral ships could be sunk as well, regardless if they were affiliated with Great Britain.

    • B. 

      Only war ships were sunk.

    • C. 

      The German government had to be consulted before action could take place.

    • D. 

      The blockade was a failure and had lttle impact politically.

    • E. 

      Only British ships were targeted.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following did NOT happen at the 2nd Battle of Masurian Lakes?
    • A. 

      It was a pyrrhic victory for Russia.

    • B. 

      Germany advanced 70 miles.

    • C. 

      Germany won the battle.

    • D. 

      Russia ended Germany's offensive in the north.

    • E. 

      Germany lost less men.

  • 4. 
    On August 4, 1915, Germany captured what city causing Russian forces to withdraw?
    • A. 

      London

    • B. 

      Moscow

    • C. 

      Warsaw

    • D. 

      Paris

    • E. 

      Vienna

  • 5. 
    The sinking of the Lusitania was an important reason that eventually led America to enter World War 1 because
    • A. 

      It was an American ship.

    • B. 

      Many Americans were aboard and drowned.

    • C. 

      It was sunk near American waters..

    • D. 

      It wasn't carrying any war secrets.

    • E. 

      America was looking for any reason to enter the war.

  • 6. 
    The first use of poison gas occured at what battle.
    • A. 

      Battle of Verdun

    • B. 

      Battle of Gallipolli

    • C. 

      First Battle of Ypres

    • D. 

      Second Battle of Ypres

    • E. 

      Battle of the Marne

  • 7. 
    The Battles of Isonzo were a conflict between which two nations.
    • A. 

      Italy and Austria-Hungary.

    • B. 

      Great Britain and Germany.

    • C. 

      France and Germany.

    • D. 

      Germany and Russia.

    • E. 

      Russia and Austria Hungary.

  • 8. 
    Who was the Czar of Russia during World War 1 (or at least the beginning?
    • A. 

      Nicolas I

    • B. 

      Nicolas II

    • C. 

      Alexander II

    • D. 

      Ivan III

    • E. 

      Peter the Great

  • 9. 
    Italy enters the war because
    • A. 

      Germany sank an Italian merchant ship

    • B. 

      The Zimmerman telegram

    • C. 

      Pan-Italianism

    • D. 

      They agreed to the Treaty of London which promised territorial gains.

    • E. 

      They hated the allied powers.

  • 10. 
    Sir Douglas Haig and Sir John French were leaders of
    • A. 

      The Russian army

    • B. 

      The Nazis

    • C. 

      The French Resistance

    • D. 

      The American Expeditionary Force

    • E. 

      The British Expeditionary Force

  • 11. 
    Petain and Nievelle defended France in what longest battle of World War 1
    • A. 

      Battle of Verdun

    • B. 

      Battle of the Somme

    • C. 

      Battle of Gallipoli

    • D. 

      Battle of the Marne

    • E. 

      Battle of Ypres

  • 12. 
    In April 1916, British forces began to advance towards what capital city?
    • A. 

      Moscow

    • B. 

      Baghdad

    • C. 

      Berlin

    • D. 

      Munich

    • E. 

      Vienna

  • 13. 
    What event in Ireland contributed to Prime Minister Asquith's unpopularity?
    • A. 

      St. Patricks Day

    • B. 

      Women suffrage

    • C. 

      Abolition

    • D. 

      Easter rebellion

    • E. 

      Prohibition

  • 14. 
    With over 1.5 million total casualties what was the deadliest battle of World War 1?
    • A. 

      Battle of the Marne

    • B. 

      Battle of Verdun

    • C. 

      Battle of Gallipoli

    • D. 

      Battle of Jutland

    • E. 

      Battle of the Somme

  • 15. 
    Who replaced Prime Minister Asquith after he resigned?
    • A. 

      Tony Blair

    • B. 

      Margret Thatcher

    • C. 

      Neville Chamberlain

    • D. 

      David Lloyd George

    • E. 

      Winston Churchill

  • 16. 
    The Battle of the Somme saw the debut of what weapon?
    • A. 

      Poisonous Gas

    • B. 

      Grenade

    • C. 

      Tank

    • D. 

      Flamethrower

    • E. 

      Machine Gun

  • 17. 
    What happened during the Brusilov Offensive?
    • A. 

      Russia knocked Germany out of the war.

    • B. 

      Russia knocked Austria-Hungary out of the war.

    • C. 

      Germany knocked Russia out of the war.

    • D. 

      France knocked Germany out of the war.

    • E. 

      Great Britain knocked Germany out of the war.

  • 18. 
    The Sykes-Picot agreement did which of the following.
    • A. 

      Promised Britain and France spheres of influence in the Ottoman empire.

    • B. 

      Ended World War 1.

    • C. 

      Italy joined the allied forces.

    • D. 

      China joined the allied forces.

    • E. 

      United Stated entered World War 1.