Can You Pass This Toughest World War I Trivia Quiz?

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Can You Pass This Toughest World War I Trivia Quiz?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the immediate event that led to the beginning of Word War I?
    • A. 

      Assasination of President Wilson.

    • B. 

      Assasination of Archduke of Austria Franz Ferdinand and his wife..

    • C. 

      Assasination of the Archduke of Bosnia Gabrilo Princip.

    • D. 

      Assassination of Archduke Germany Alvin York and his wife.

  • 2. 
    What year did did WWI begin?
  • 3. 
    Who were the Central Powers? 
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Ottoman Empire

    • D. 

      Russia

    • E. 

      Germany

    • F. 

      Austria-Hungary

    • G. 

      France

    • H. 

      United States

  • 4. 
    Who were some of the Allied Powers?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Ottoman Empire

    • D. 

      Russia

    • E. 

      Germany

    • F. 

      Austria-Hungary

    • G. 

      France

    • H. 

      United States

  • 5. 
    Which of Wilson's Fourteen Points was the one he considered to be most important?
    • A. 

      Reduction of militaries.

    • B. 

      Freedom of the Seas.

    • C. 

      Self-Determination.

    • D. 

      League of Nations.

  • 6. 
    The policy of powerful countries seeking the control of economic and political affairs of weaker countries or regions was one of the main causes of WWI.
    • A. 

      Alliance system

    • B. 

      Nationalism

    • C. 

      Imperialism

    • D. 

      Militarism

  • 7. 
    The United States stayed neutral throughout most of the war until Germany did what?
    • A. 

      Sent the Zimmerman Telegram.

    • B. 

      Invaded U.S. allies 

    • C. 

      Sent spies to the United States.

    • D. 

      Attacked the United States.

  • 8. 
    Which country was forced to agree to pay for reparations after the war?.
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Serbia

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      United States

  • 9. 
    The Treaty of Versailles was the treaty that formally ended World War I.  Which of these statements best explains what the treaty did?
    • A. 

      It placed blame for the war on Austria-Hungary.

    • B. 

      Great Britain could now keep all of its colonies.

    • C. 

      Italy was forced to give up some of its territory.

    • D. 

      It made Germany take full responsibility for the war.

  • 10. 
    The spreading ideas in support of cause is called what?
    • A. 

      Pacifism

    • B. 

      Political Realism

    • C. 

      Conscientious Objector

    • D. 

      Propaganda

    • E. 

      Armistice

  • 11. 
    What was the nickname for American soldiers?
  • 12. 
    The sinking of this ship led to American public opinion shifting against the Germans because it carried 120 Americans who died. 
  • 13. 
    What effects did World War I have on the women of the United States?
    • A. 

      Able to serve in non combat duties in the armed services

    • B. 

      Took nontraditional jobs outside the home

    • C. 

      Everything stayed the same

    • D. 

      A and B are both correct

    • E. 

      A and C are both correct

    • F. 

      B and C are both correct

  • 14. 
    A new weapon used in war for the first time and could shoot 400-600 rounds a minute was called the ______________________
  • 15. 
    In response to Scheck V. United States, the Supreme Court ruled that during times of war a government may limit a person's freedom of speech when speaking out against the war effort or being disloyal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The political cartoon shows which long-term cause of WWI?
    • A. 

      The alliance system between European nations

    • B. 

      European Imperialism

    • C. 

      European competition for military superiority

    • D. 

      The assasination of Gabrilo Princip

  • 17. 
    The World War I poster above is using which propaganda technique?
    • A. 

      Transfer

    • B. 

      Name Calling

    • C. 

      Plainfolk

    • D. 

      Testimonial

  • 18. 
    The World War I poster above is using which propaganda technique?
    • A. 

      Transfer

    • B. 

      Bandwagon

    • C. 

      Plainfolk

    • D. 

      Testimonial

    • E. 

      Name Calling

  • 19. 
    How did the United States quickly raise a fighting force to send to Europe after entering the World War I?
    • A. 

      Allowed African-Americans to fight in WWI

    • B. 

      Started the convoy system

    • C. 

      Allowed German immigrants to enter the military

    • D. 

      Passed the Selective Service Act

  • 20. 
    Which organization was most likely to have made this poster?
    • A. 

      CPI

    • B. 

      Food Administration

    • C. 

      War Industries board

    • D. 

      Selective service Act

    • E. 

      Name Calling

  • 21. 
    Possibly the most famous U.S. poster from the World War I era, this piece of propagand is trying to do what?
    • A. 

      Encourage Americans to support the war effort

    • B. 

      Explain to Americans the reasons for U.S. entry into WWI

    • C. 

      Convince men that the nation needs them to join the military.

    • D. 

      Convince the public that the war is necessary.

  • 22. 
    The U.S. fought in World War I during which period?
    • A. 

      1914-1918

    • B. 

      1917-1920

    • C. 

      1917-1918

    • D. 

      1914-1917

  • 23. 
    Who was the President of the United States during World War I?
    • A. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • B. 

      Alvin York

    • C. 

      Eddie Rickenbacker

    • D. 

      Teddy Roosevelt

  • 24. 
    What was the name of the terrorist organization that helped organize the assasination that helped start WWI?
  • 25. 
    Which of the following was a social change that occured because of World War I?
    • A. 

      Women were given the right to vote

    • B. 

      African-Americans moved from the South in great numbers

    • C. 

      African-Americans were given equal rights.

    • D. 

      Women entered the workforce in large numbers

    • E. 

      Immigrants became more accepted in society

    • F. 

      German-Americans were given more respect in the United States

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