World War I - 1915

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World War I - 1915

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  • 1. 
    How far did the Western Front stretch during 1915?
    • A. 

      From Ypres to Artois

    • B. 

      From the Swiss border to the English Channel

    • C. 

      From the northern part of Russia to the southern part of Russia

    • D. 

      From Greece to England

  • 2. 
    In what battle was gas first used by the British?
    • A. 

      The Battle of Jutland

    • B. 

      The Battle of Artois

    • C. 

      The Second Battle of Ypres

    • D. 

      The Third Battle of Ypres

  • 3. 
    What German colony did the Allies take over in July?
    • A. 

      German Northern Canal Zone

    • B. 

      Honduras

    • C. 

      German New Guinea

    • D. 

      German Southwest Africa

  • 4. 
    What was the town targeted by the British in the Battle of Artois?
    • A. 

      Loose

    • B. 

      Loos

    • C. 

      Lose

    • D. 

      Epley

  • 5. 
    What was the location of the British clashes with the Turks?
    • A. 

      Ypres

    • B. 

      Rand al-Thor

    • C. 

      Turkmenistan

    • D. 

      Kut al-Amara

  • 6. 
    Which of these was a common theme throughout the major battles of 1915?
    • A. 

      A shortage of supplies, causing starvation, lack of morale, and an overall inability to fight amongst the troops

    • B. 

      Oversupplying of the troops, which would lead to shortages of supplies in the later years of the war

    • C. 

      A failure to capitalize on opportunities created by the use of modern weaponry

    • D. 

      Success in capitalizing on opportunities created by the use of modern weaponry

  • 7. 
    Why did gas attacks initially fail on the Eastern Front?
    • A. 

      Russians are scary, thus causing the gas to not want to go near them

    • B. 

      Russians are intelligent, so they had developed masks to preempt the gas attacks

    • C. 

      Russians live in a cold climate, preventing the gas from vaporizing

    • D. 

      Russians don't breathe, so they aren't affected by such weapons as gas

  • 8. 
    What was a general problem with the usage of gas attacks? 
    • A. 

      It might kill the enemy, which could lower morale once you realize that you killed someone

    • B. 

      It might kill those who deployed the gas, as changes in wind could cause the gas could attack friend instead of foe

    • C. 

      It was hard to convince the soldiers that deploying the gas was really the right thing to do, which caused minor civil wars to erupt

    • D. 

      Gas attacks didn't actually effect soldiers of high moral character

  • 9. 
    What is the significance of this picture?
    • A. 

      This is the Argo, the ship which carried Jason to the Golden Fleece

    • B. 

      This ship, whose name is lost to history, rescued Hitler when he was blinded by a gas attack

    • C. 

      This is the Vox Gabrieli, the ship responsible for the transportation of the Zimmermann Note to foreign lands

    • D. 

      This is the Lusitania, the victim of a U-Boat attack, causing much distress amongst the Americans

  • 10. 
    What nation joined the Allied Powers in 1915?
    • A. 

      Bulgaria

    • B. 

      Czechoslovakia

    • C. 

      Greece

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 11. 
    What nation joined the Central Powers in 1915?
    • A. 

      Bulgaria

    • B. 

      Czechoslovakia

    • C. 

      Greece

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 12. 
    What was the name of the ship that started with the letter A that sunk in 1915?  (Hint: It is relevant because it carried two American passengers.)
    • A. 

      Aeronaut

    • B. 

      Arabic

    • C. 

      Atlantis

    • D. 

      Ben Epley

  • 13. 
    What was Germany's official submarine warfare policy when they first began u-boat attacks?
    • A. 

      All ships were to be attacked

    • B. 

      All ships not allied with Germany were to be attacked

    • C. 

      No neutral ships were to be attacked

    • D. 

      No ships were to be attacked

  • 14. 
    Why was the usage of gas attacks most striking?
    • A. 

      The usage of gas attacks had been previously banned at the Hague Conference

    • B. 

      One of Wilson's Fourteen Points was the banning of gas attacks

    • C. 

      No such technology had previously existed

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 15. 
    Describe the role of Czar Nicholas in 1915.
    • A. 

      These answers are inadequate.

    • B. 

      He began to take more control over the Russian army.

    • C. 

      He began to incite a Communistic Revolution.

    • D. 

      He became close friends with John Jellicoe.

  • 16. 
    What country was the Treaty of London most closely associated with?  How?
    • A. 

      Britain, because that is where London is located

    • B. 

      Russia, because it allowed them to leave the war in exchange of territorial concessions

    • C. 

      Italy, because it allowed them to join the war with the incentive of territories once the war was over

    • D. 

      Bulgaria, because it allowed them to join the war with the incentive of territories once the war was over

  • 17. 
    Which front became the main priority of the Germans in 1915?
    • A. 

      The Western Front

    • B. 

      The Eastern Front

    • C. 

      The Colonial Front

    • D. 

      They treated all fronts equally

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