World War 1914 Quiz

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World War Quizzes & Trivia

This is a twenty question quiz testing your knowledge on the information you have read on this website regarding 1914. The quiz will be timed, you have 5 mintues to answer each question. Hopefully you have read all the information on the website, the information on the site is more detailed than the notes in class so please read it carefully. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The assassination of this man caused a chain reaction leading to war:
    • A. 

      Frans Josef

    • B. 

      Gavrilo Princip

    • C. 

      Ferdinand Foch

    • D. 

      Franz Ferdinand

    • E. 

      William Mckinley

  • 2. 
    What country is connected with the words "blank cheque" ?
    • A. 

      Belgium

    • B. 

      Austria- Hungary

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      Russia

    • E. 

      U.S.

  • 3. 
    The plan of this country did not account for the invasion of Belgium; they believed its treaty with Great Britain would keep the country safe.
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Austria-Hungary

    • E. 

      Serbia

  • 4. 
    This Russian plan assumed Germany would lead a full-scale attack on the country, if true the russian army could afford some losses until it could fully mobilize itself.
    • A. 

      Plan A

    • B. 

      Plan 19

    • C. 

      Plan B

    • D. 

      Plan G

    • E. 

      Plan XVII

  • 5. 
    In 1902, Britain made an alliance with this country to limit the German expansion.
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      Belgium

    • C. 

      U.S.

    • D. 

      France

    • E. 

      Russia

  • 6. 
    Turkey lost its territory of Libya and Rhodes to what other country?
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Ottoman Empire

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      Great Britain

    • E. 

      Italy

  • 7. 
    Which of the following factors did not influence WWI?
    • A. 

      Nationalism

    • B. 

      Imperalism

    • C. 

      Enlightenment ideals

    • D. 

      Alliances

    • E. 

      Militarism

  • 8. 
    What country made alliances with both France and Germany, but would later declare its neutrality stating Germany's behavior was "aggressive" making the treaty invalid?
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      U.S.

    • C. 

      Romania

    • D. 

      Spain

    • E. 

      Russia

  • 9. 
    What two countries fought over naval superiority?
    • A. 

      Germany and Japan

    • B. 

      France and Britain

    • C. 

      Germany and U.S.

    • D. 

      Japan and Britain

    • E. 

      Britain and Germany

  • 10. 
    The "Seven Weeks War" involved what two countries?
    • A. 

      France and Great Britain

    • B. 

      Russia and Japan

    • C. 

      Japan and China

    • D. 

      Prussia and France

    • E. 

      Greece and the Ottoman Empire

  • 11. 
    What was the Treaty of London?
    • A. 

      A treaty between France and Britain that stated each had a "moral obligation".

    • B. 

      The treaty after the " Seven Weeks War"

    • C. 

      A treaty which granted Belgium its neutrality, which would be protected by Britain

    • D. 

      Treaty between Russia and Japan after the Russo-Japanese War.

    • E. 

      The treaty between Japan and Britain in 1902

  • 12. 
    What battle is considered a moral victory for the Allies and why was it important?
    • A. 

      Battle of Mulhous; war had weaken the Austrian-Hungarian empire,which would drag down the Germans.

    • B. 

      Battle of Paris; the Germans would not easily defeat France and like the Allies was vulnerable.

    • C. 

      Battle of Scarborough; Britain could stop the u-boat attacks by the Germans

    • D. 

      Battle of Bita Paka;it showed Russia would not easily be defeated.

    • E. 

      Battle of Liege; it showed that the Germans would also struggle and its Schlieffen plan would not equal an easy victory.

  • 13. 
    One of the advantages of this plan was that it correctly predicted Russia would take six weeks to moblize, which would give it time to prevent a two front war.
    • A. 

      Plan B

    • B. 

      Plan 19

    • C. 

      Plan G

    • D. 

      Schlieffen Plan

    • E. 

      Plan XVII

  • 14. 
    In what war was Russia humiliated by an Eastern  power that the tzar swore to regain the country's prestige?
    • A. 

      Naval battles near China

    • B. 

      Second Balkan War

    • C. 

      Russo- Japanese War

    • D. 

      Battle of Perking

    • E. 

      Seven Weeks War

  • 15. 
    Which battle was the end of "the race to the sea"?
    • A. 

      Battle of guise

    • B. 

      1st battle of marne

    • C. 

      Siege of antwerp

    • D. 

      1st battle of ypres

    • E. 

      Battle of aisne

  • 16. 
    The Battle of the Liege introduced what weapon?
    • A. 

      The tank

    • B. 

      Big Bertha

    • C. 

      Reconnassiance aircraft

    • D. 

      Machine gun

    • E. 

      Howitzer

  • 17. 
    What counrty went into a splendid isolation?
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      Great Britain

    • C. 

      U.S.

    • D. 

      Spain

    • E. 

      Italy

  • 18. 
    Whose was the emperor of Austria-Hungary?
    • A. 

      Franz Ferdinand

    • B. 

      Hermann von Francois

    • C. 

      Franz Josef

    • D. 

      Alexandar Samsonov

    • E. 

      Ferdinand Foch

  • 19. 
    What battle resulted in the almost complete destruction of the Russian Second Army?
    • A. 

      Battle of Tannenberg

    • B. 

      Battle of Asine

    • C. 

      Battle of Liege

    • D. 

      Battle of Bita Paka

    • E. 

      Battle of Heligoland Bight