World War I Trivia Facts: How Well You Know? Quiz

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World War I Trivia Facts: How Well You Know? Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the purpose of Woodrow Wilson's 14 Points?
    • A. 

      To bring freedom to all nations taken over in the war, without punishing Germany, in hopes it would bring World Peace.

    • B. 

      To punish Germany, so that the Allied Powers and nations who had been invaded by Germany might gain justice.

    • C. 

      To announce to the world that America would no longer fight in European wars or help pay for European wars.

  • 2. 
    What did Woodrow Wilson predict would be the consequence if the United States did not join the League of Nations?
    • A. 

      Another more devastating and destructive World War would occur.

    • B. 

      America would be able to avoid all European disagreements and wars.

    • C. 

      America's economy would improve and Europe's economy would decline.

  • 3. 
    President Wilson and many Americans did not want to take sides in a European War, they wanted to maintain  _______________________.
    • A. 

      Imperialism

    • B. 

      Neutrality

    • C. 

      Patriotism

  • 4. 
    Which of the following was NOT a Central Power in World War I?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Turkey

    • C. 

      France

  • 5. 
    What reason did Woodrow Wilson give for entering World War I in his speech to Congress before the war?
    • A. 

      America had to make the world safe for democracy.

    • B. 

      America had a responsibility to be "Big Brother" to the Allies..

    • C. 

      America had to make Germany pay for sinking American passenger ships.

  • 6. 
    The Atlantic Ocean between Europe and the American continent gave many Americans the hope that they would remain _____________________ and not be drawn into Europe’s problems.
    • A. 

      Imperialists

    • B. 

      Isolationists

    • C. 

      Nationalists

  • 7. 
    The Treaty that ended World War I was designed to ___________________.
    • A. 

      Show America was a World Power

    • B. 

      Show Germany Mercy

    • C. 

      Punish Germany

  • 8. 
    America joined the League of Nations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    President Wilson saw the role of Americans not as ___________________, taking advantage and gaining power over other nations, but rather as peacemakers who should keep the world safe for democracy.
    • A. 

      Patriots

    • B. 

      Isolationists

    • C. 

      Imperialists

  • 10. 
    Americans felt _______________________, or pride in one’s country, as they defended the nation and made the world safe for democracy.
    • A. 

      Patriotism

    • B. 

      Isolationism

    • C. 

      Militarism

  • 11. 
    Which of the following was NOT an item in the treaty that ended World War I?
    • A. 

      Nations will no longer be able to enter into a secret alliance with another nation

    • B. 

      A League of Nations will be formed to negotiate disagreements between nations.

    • C. 

      Germany must get rid of their Air Force and reduce their army to 100,000 soldiers.

  • 12. 
    Which of the following was NOT an Allied Power in World War I?
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Belgium

  • 13. 
    What was the Treaty that ended World War I?
    • A. 

      The Treaty of World War I

    • B. 

      The Treaty of Versailles

    • C. 

      The War to End All Wars Treaty

  • 14. 
    Which of the following was NOT a reason the United States entered the war?
    • A. 

      Germany shot down American passenger ships.

    • B. 

      Germany sent the Zimmerman Telegram to Mexico.

    • C. 

      Germany killed the Archduke of Austria - Hungary.

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