World War I Causes And Titanic Quiz 2

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  • 1. 

    Where was Archduke Ferdinand assassinated?

    • A.

      Belgium

    • B.

      London

    • C.

      Berlin

    • D.

      Sarajevo

    Correct Answer
    D. Sarajevo
    Explanation
    Archduke Ferdinand was assassinated in Sarajevo.

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  • 2. 

    Trenches were dug in Europe and the war was fought in this method.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    During World War I, trenches were indeed dug in Europe and became the primary method of warfare. Trenches provided protection from enemy fire and were used by soldiers to launch attacks or defend their positions. The war was characterized by long periods of stalemate and brutal trench warfare, with soldiers living in harsh conditions and facing constant danger. Therefore, the statement "Trenches were dug in Europe and the war was fought in this method" is true.

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  • 3. 

    Which technology was not used during WWI?

    • A.

      Submarines

    • B.

      Tanks

    • C.

      Atomic bomb

    • D.

      Airplanes

    Correct Answer
    C. Atomic bomb
    Explanation
    The atomic bomb was not used during WWI because it was not developed until much later, specifically during World War II. The use of submarines, tanks, and airplanes, on the other hand, was prevalent during WWI and played significant roles in the war.

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  • 4. 

    A nation that has the ability to take over and maintain control of another nation in order to expand an empire is known as ________________________

    • A.

      Nationalism

    • B.

      Imperialism

    • C.

      Alliances

    • D.

      Patriotism

    Correct Answer
    B. Imperialism
    Explanation
    Imperialism refers to the act of a nation taking over and maintaining control of another nation with the intention of expanding its empire. This often involves the domination and exploitation of the conquered nation for economic, political, or strategic purposes. Imperialist powers seek to exert their influence and control over other territories, often through military force or political manipulation. Nationalism, on the other hand, refers to the loyalty and devotion to one's own nation, while alliances involve agreements and partnerships between nations. Patriotism is the love and support for one's own country.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the MAIN causes of WWI does not belong? 

    • A.

      Nationalism

    • B.

      Militarism

    • C.

      Alliances

    • D.

      Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand

    Correct Answer
    D. Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand
    Explanation
    The assassination of Archduke Ferdinand was the immediate trigger for the start of World War I, but it is not considered one of the main causes of the war. The main causes are generally identified as nationalism, militarism, and alliances. Nationalism refers to the intense pride and loyalty towards one's own nation, which can lead to conflicts between nations. Militarism is the belief in the importance of a strong military and the glorification of war. Alliances were formed between different countries, which created a complex web of obligations and commitments that escalated the conflict.

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  • 6. 

    Select the years for WWI.

    • A.

      1814-1819

    • B.

      1914-1918

    • C.

      1915-1917

    • D.

      1920-1930

    Correct Answer
    B. 1914-1918
    Explanation
    WWI, also known as the First World War, took place from 1914 to 1918. This was a global conflict primarily centered in Europe, involving major world powers. The given answer, 1914-1918, correctly identifies the years during which WWI occurred.

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  • 7. 

    The word that means an agreement among nations to support each other in times of conflict or war __________ "I got your back"-unhealthy friendships.

    • A.

      Alliances

    • B.

      Imperialism

    • C.

      Nationalism

    • D.

      Communism

    Correct Answer
    A. Alliances
    Explanation
    The word "alliances" means an agreement among nations to support each other in times of conflict or war. This is similar to the phrase "I got your back" which implies a sense of support and solidarity. Unhealthy friendships, on the other hand, may not have this level of trust and support. Therefore, the word "alliances" best fits the given context.

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  • 8. 

    This nation declared war on Serbia first and began the "chain of war declarations"

    • A.

      Germany

    • B.

      Austria-Hungary

    • C.

      France

    • D.

      England

    Correct Answer
    B. Austria-Hungary
    Explanation
    Austria-Hungary is the correct answer because they were the first nation to declare war on Serbia, which triggered a chain reaction of war declarations among other nations. This event, known as the "chain of war declarations," ultimately led to the outbreak of World War I.

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  • 9. 

    The Schlieffen Plan was the military strategy used by which nation in early 1914?

    • A.

      Germany

    • B.

      Austria-Hungary

    • C.

      France

    • D.

      England

    Correct Answer
    A. Germany
    Explanation
    The Schlieffen Plan was a military strategy developed by Germany in early 1914. It was named after its creator, General Alfred von Schlieffen. The plan aimed to quickly defeat France in the west before turning east to fight against Russia. It involved a rapid and massive invasion through Belgium, with the goal of encircling and capturing Paris. The plan ultimately failed, as Germany was unable to achieve a quick victory and ended up getting bogged down in a prolonged war on the Western Front.

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  • 10. 

    Gavrilo Princip was connected to which terrorist group from the Serbian nationalists movement? 

    • A.

      Red Shirts

    • B.

      Taliban

    • C.

      Black Hand

    • D.

      Black Shirts

    Correct Answer
    C. Black Hand
    Explanation
    Gavrilo Princip was connected to the terrorist group called the Black Hand, which was part of the Serbian nationalists movement.

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  • 11. 

    ______________ was a fungal disease that a WWI soldier contracted from spending too much time in the trenches, in standing water and in poor sanitary conditions. 

    Correct Answer
    Trench Foot, trench foot, Trench foot, trench Foot,
    Explanation
    Trench Foot is a fungal disease that WWI soldiers contracted from spending prolonged periods of time in the trenches, where they were exposed to standing water and poor sanitary conditions. This condition, also known as immersion foot, is caused by the feet being constantly wet and cold, leading to tissue damage and infection. The repetition of "Trench Foot, trench foot, Trench foot, trench Foot" in the answer reinforces the correct identification of the disease.

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  • 12. 

    The Titanic was attacked by a German submarine during WWI.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because the Titanic sank on April 15, 1912, which was before the start of World War I. The sinking of the Titanic was caused by hitting an iceberg, not by a German submarine attack.

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  • 13. 

    Which of the following statements would not describe the Titanic.

    • A.

      Majestic, large, sailing vessel weighing 46, 328 tons!

    • B.

      Unsinkable

    • C.

      Sailed into the waters of the North Atlantic Ocean with the ultimate destination of New York

    • D.

      Ship owned by White Star Line- carried 2,223 passengers

    Correct Answer
    B. Unsinkable
    Explanation
    The statement "Unsinkable" would not describe the Titanic because it famously sank on its maiden voyage after hitting an iceberg in the North Atlantic Ocean.

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  • 14. 

    Which group of passengers had the least chance of survival after the ship began to sink?

    • A.

      First class passengers

    • B.

      Second class passengers

    • C.

      Steerage passengers- third class

    • D.

      No survivors were found

    Correct Answer
    C. Steerage passengers- third class
    Explanation
    The steerage passengers, also known as the third class passengers, had the least chance of survival after the ship began to sink. This can be attributed to various factors such as their location on the ship, limited access to lifeboats, and potentially slower response time compared to the first and second class passengers. Additionally, there were reports of discrimination and prioritization of the upper-class passengers during the evacuation process, further reducing the chances of survival for the steerage passengers.

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  • 15. 

    Who was in charge of the ship when the icebergs were found ahead of the ship passage, and a real danger to the journey? 

    • A.

      Engineers

    • B.

      Ship Captain

    • C.

      Skipper

    • D.

      First Officer

    Correct Answer
    D. First Officer
    Explanation
    The first officer is in charge of the ship when the icebergs are found ahead of the ship passage and pose a real danger to the journey. The first officer is responsible for assisting the ship captain in navigating the ship and making important decisions. In this situation, they would take immediate action to avoid the icebergs and ensure the safety of the ship and its passengers.

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  • 16. 

    The Carpathia rescued survivors and took them onto New York.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because the Carpathia, a ship, did indeed rescue survivors and bring them to New York.

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