World War I

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World War I Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When did World War 1 begin?
    • A. 

      July 28, 1914

    • B. 

      June 28, 1914

    • C. 

      April 28, 1914

    • D. 

      February 19, 2010

  • 2. 
    List one long range causes of the war:
  • 3. 
    What was the immediate cause and when did it happen?
  • 4. 
    Define ultimatum.
    • A. 

      A non-binding agreement to follow common policies.

    • B. 

      To prepare military forces for battle

    • C. 

      A policy of supporting neither side in a war

    • D. 

      A final set of demands.

  • 5. 
    Which one of these options does NOT describe nationalism?
    • A. 

      Began as a result of the Industrial Revolution.

    • B. 

      The desire for nation achievements/independence shared by people of common custom, culture, and language.

    • C. 

      The feeling of loyalty and patriotism to one's country.

    • D. 

      Leads to willingness to make sacrifices for the interests of a nation.

    • E. 

      Is a cause of World War 1.

  • 6. 
    What is imperialism?
  • 7. 
    International anarchy was
    • A. 

      Large armies around the world.

    • B. 

      Loyalty to the nation.

    • C. 

      Control over foreign lands.

    • D. 

      Planes that traveled the world.

    • E. 

      A lack of organization and authority to settle disputes or regulate relations, secret treaties.

  • 8. 
    Militarism is Europeans nations who built large armies and navies to protect their national and imperialist interests. Which led to...?
    • A. 

      Peace around the world

    • B. 

      Nationalism

    • C. 

      An Arms Race

    • D. 

      Suspicion and war spirit

  • 9. 
    Who was in the TRIPLE ENTENTE? (1)
  • 10. 
    Who was in the TRIPLE ALLIANCE? (1)
  • 11. 
    Which was NOT part of the Ultimatum of Serbia?
    • A. 

      Serbia must end all anti-Austrian activities

    • B. 

      Serbia must let Austrian armies into their territories

    • C. 

      Serbia must let Austria join investigation of murder plot

    • D. 

      Serbia must punish any officials involved in the murder plot

  • 12. 
    What region of Europe was known as the "powder keg"?
  • 13. 
    Who was responsible for the assassination of the Archduke and his wife?
    • A. 

      Francis Ferdinand

    • B. 

      Garvillo Princip

    • C. 

      Alsace

    • D. 

      Black Hand Society

  • 14. 
    Describe trench warefare:
  • 15. 
    Name some of the new technologies of warefare.
  • 16. 
    The Triple Entante became the Allies. What new countries joined?
    • A. 

      Serbia

    • B. 

      Belgium

    • C. 

      Bulgaria

    • D. 

      Ottoman Empire

    • E. 

      Germany

  • 17. 
    The Triple Alliance became the Central Powers. What countries joined?
    • A. 

      Belgium

    • B. 

      Bulgaria

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      United States

    • E. 

      Ottoman Empire

  • 18. 
    ________ is to prepare military forces for war.
    • A. 

      Mobilize

    • B. 

      Ultimatum

    • C. 

      Militarism

    • D. 

      Entente

  • 19. 
    The _____ caused great damage to British shipping.
  • 20. 
    For protection, the Allies would organize supply ships into a ______.
  • 21. 
    World War I soon settled into a ______, in which neither side could gain victory.
  • 22. 
    Turkey cut off Allied supply line by closing the ______.
  • 23. 
    Germany used the ____ to bomb England.
  • 24. 
    What was the main result of the Battle of Marne?
    • A. 

      It shifted attention to the war in Italy.

    • B. 

      It ended Germany's hopes for a quick victory.

    • C. 

      It allowed the French and British to attack Austria-Hungary

    • D. 

      It ended France's hope for a quick victory.

  • 25. 
    What had the greatest impact on the war?
    • A. 

      U-Boats

    • B. 

      Convoys

    • C. 

      Gas

    • D. 

      Planes

  • 26. 
    What countries battled on the Eastern Front? (Pick 2)
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      Britain

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Austria- Hungary

    • E. 

      Germany

  • 27. 
    The spreading ideas in support of cause is...
    • A. 

      U Boats

    • B. 

      Total War

    • C. 

      Atrocity

    • D. 

      Propaganda

    • E. 

      Armistice

  • 28. 
    Requiring people to serve in the military or other service is...?
  • 29. 
    An agreement to end fighting is....
  • 30. 
    A horrible act against innocent people...
  • 31. 
    Total War is...
    • A. 

      Channeling all resources into war effort

    • B. 

      Every nation envolved

    • C. 

      The amount of people killed

    • D. 

      Kidnappings of war victims

  • 32. 
    How did Germany respond to the British naval blockade?
    • A. 

      It warned the Brits to break relations with Mexico

    • B. 

      Used U-boats to sink ships carrying supplies

    • C. 

      Prevented all radio reports from reteaching other countries

    • D. 

      Launched propaganda.

  • 33. 
    What happened April 1917?
  • 34. 
    List one reason why the United States joined the war.
  • 35. 
    Describe the 14 points
  • 36. 
    When and how did the war end?
  • 37. 
    What were some Costs of the War?
  • 38. 
    Which was not a lasting result of the war?
    • A. 

      Territorial changes/splits

    • B. 

      New independent nations

    • C. 

      Beginning of dynasties

    • D. 

      Inflation

    • E. 

      Rise of dictatorship

  • 39. 
    Which was NOT a requirment of Germany from the Treaty of Versailles?
    • A. 

      Reperations

    • B. 

      Give up military and land

    • C. 

      "War guilt" clause

    • D. 

      Relinquishing goods and resources

  • 40. 
    What is the spread of a diseaze across a large area?
    • A. 

      Pandemic

    • B. 

      Plague

    • C. 

      Reparations

    • D. 

      SWINE OH NINE

  • 41. 
    What is a system ub wgucg a group of nations acts as one to persue the peace of all?
  • 42. 
    What are reparations?
  • 43. 
    Where did the Allies meet to discuss fate of Europe, Turkey, and other colornies?
  • 44. 
    Who was represented at this meeting?
    • A. 

      Britain

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      Russia

    • E. 

      France

  • 45. 
    Who were the representatives (THE BIG THREE), what country did they represent, and what did they view as important?
  • 46. 
    Treaties solved the majority of problems.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE