World War I Assessment

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following are causes of World War One?
    • A. 

      Nationalism

    • B. 

      Imperialism

    • C. 

      Militarism

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 2. 
    What was a result of Militarism in Europe in the late 1800's?
    • A. 

      Nations made military and political alliances

    • B. 

      Strong governments formed

    • C. 

      Political tensions between nations was reduced

  • 3. 
    The alliance between Austria - Hungary, Germany, and Italy was called
    • A. 

      Triple Alliance

    • B. 

      Triple Entente

    • C. 

      Triple Option

  • 4. 
    The Alliance between France, Russia, and the United Kingdom was called
    • A. 

      Triple Alliance

    • B. 

      Triple Entente

    • C. 

      Triple Option

  • 5. 
    Who was the leader of Germany?
    • A. 

      Winston Churchill

    • B. 

      Franklin D Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Kaiser Wilhelm II

  • 6. 
    Who was the leader of Great Britain (United Kingdom)?
    • A. 

      Winston Churchill

    • B. 

      Franklin D Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Kaiser Wilhelm II

  • 7. 
    Who was the leader of the United States?
    • A. 

      Winston Churchill

    • B. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • C. 

      Kaiser Wilhelm II

  • 8. 
    An agreement between two countries to defend on another is called an
    • A. 

      Alliance

    • B. 

      Agreement

    • C. 

      Friendship

  • 9. 
    A policy where a country refuses to become involed in an other countries problem is called
    • A. 

      Non-commitment

    • B. 

      Alliance

    • C. 

      Neutrality

  • 10. 
    This countries Duke was assisinated and they blamed Serbia and delcared war on them
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Austria-Hungary

    • C. 

      France

  • 11. 
    Germany declared war on ______________ because they put troops on their border.
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Serbia

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Great Britain

  • 12. 
    Two days after Russia put troops on the German boarder, Germany declared war on
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Serbia

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Great Britain

  • 13. 
    Great Britain declaired war on ___________ because they went through Belgium on their way to France
    • A. 

      Serbia

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Austria-Hugary

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 14. 
    Who was assassinated in Serbia on June 28th, 1914 by the nationalist Group calledthe Black Hand?
    • A. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • B. 

      Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand

    • C. 

      Czar Nicholas

  • 15. 
    The name of the German battle plan that was drawn up in 1905 was called
    • A. 

      The Schlieffen Plan

    • B. 

      The Hasselhof Plan

    • C. 

      Operation Sea Lion

  • 16. 
    The Western Front was in the area of
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Ottoman Empire

  • 17. 
    The Eastern Front was in the area of
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Ottoman Empire

  • 18. 
    The area between the two opposing trenches is called
    • A. 

      No man's land

    • B. 

      The land of no return

    • C. 

      Neutral Zone

  • 19. 
    Why was it so difficult to gain an advantage over the enemy in trench warfare
    • A. 

      Too many soldiers died of disease in the trenches

    • B. 

      There were not enough soldiers

    • C. 

      The machine gun

  • 20. 
    The United States declared war on Germany in April, 1917. What is one of the main reasons the United States declared war?
    • A. 

      Germany marched through neutral Belgium

    • B. 

      Germany declared war on the United States

    • C. 

      Germany sunk the Lusitania and continued unrestricted submarine warfare

    • D. 

      German shot down American airplanes

  • 21. 
    The territory taken from France by Germany in 1871
    • A. 

      Alsace-Lorraine

    • B. 

      Paris

    • C. 

      Balkins

  • 22. 
    Great Britain reached an agreement with France called ______________ in 1904 because if Britain signed an agreement with Germany, it would force them to sign an alliance with Italy and Austria
    • A. 

      Franco-Italian Alliance

    • B. 

      Franco-Russian Agreement

    • C. 

      Entente Cordiale

  • 23. 
    In January of 1917, British cryptographers deciphered a telegram from German Foreign Minister Arthur Zimmerman to the German Minister to Mexico, von Eckhardt, offering United States territory to Mexico in return for joining the German cause. This became know as the _____________
    • A. 

      German-Mexico Telegram

    • B. 

      Von Eckhardt Telegram

    • C. 

      Zimmerman Telegram

  • 24. 
    The new British battleship is called
    • A. 

      Dreadnought

    • B. 

      Kaiser Class

    • C. 

      Yamato

  • 25. 
    The leaders that were considered the BIG THREE were from the countries of
    • A. 

      France, Russia, Iran

    • B. 

      France, Germany, Italy

    • C. 

      France, Great Britain, United States

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