World War One Exam (Global History 4)

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You can ace this exam if you understand the topic. Read each question carefully and check over your answers. If you don't reread the questions you will make a mistake. I took this test in school but was not carefully but I still did extremely well, so don't make stupid mistakes. Part 1- Regents questions (30pts) (tricky so reread and you will get it) Part 2- Multiple choice/open response questions (31pts) Part 3- Essay (thematic) (30 pts) (very easy) Good Luck and begin!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In 1917, Bolshevik leaders in Russia sought peace with Germany because the new Russian government.
    • A. 

      Decided to join forces with Germany and the Central Powers

    • B. 

      Needed to concentrate its troops and resources on its war with Turkey

    • C. 

      Wanted to retain power and avoid German occupation

    • D. 

      Needed to control the Baltic Sea and wanted a warm water port

  • 2. 
    In Eastern Europe after World War I, the greatest obstacle to national unity in many nation- states was the.
    • A. 

      Great ethnic diversity found in the region

    • B. 

      Economic dependence of Eastern Europe on Japan

    • C. 

      Acceptance of democratic traditions by most Eastern Europeans

    • D. 

      Expansion of United States influence in region

  • 3. 
    Which statement best describes the relationship between World War I and the Russian Revolution.
    • A. 

      World War I created conditions within Russia that helped trigger a revolution

    • B. 

      World War I postponed the Russian Revolution by restoring confidence in the Czar

    • C. 

      The Russian Revolution inspired the Russian people to win World War I

    • D. 

      World War I gave the Czar's army the needed experience to suppress the Russian Revolution

  • 4. 
    A major cause of World War I was.
    • A. 

      A decline in policy of imperialism

    • B. 

      The existence of opposing alliances

    • C. 

      An increase in acts of aggression by England

    • D. 

      The spread of communism throughout Europe

  • 5. 
    Why was the Balkan region referred to as the "Powder Keg of Europe" prior to World War I?
    • A. 

      The aggression of the Ottoman Empire was disrupting the balance of power

    • B. 

      Yugoslavia was invading its neighboring countries

    • C. 

      Nationalistic and imperialistic rivalries were increasing

    • D. 

      The area was the leading supplier of military equipment to the rest of the world

  • 6. 
    The major impact of the Treaty of Versailles on Germany was that the Treaty led to.
    • A. 

      An era of peace and international good will in Germany

    • B. 

      A stable Germany that was both democratic and strong

    • C. 

      An increase in Germany's desire to regain its power and prestige

    • D. 

      A leadership position for Germany in the League of Nations

  • 7. 
    "Archduke Franz Ferdinand Assassinated"! "Germany Declares War on Russia and France"! "Peace Treaty Signed at Versailles"! Which events is referred to in these headlines?
    • A. 

      Franco- Prussian War

    • B. 

      Crimean War

    • C. 

      World War I

    • D. 

      Cold War

  • 8. 
    What was a major cause of WW1?
    • A. 

      Rebellious in colonial lands in Africa and Asia

    • B. 

      Expansion of communism into western Europe

    • C. 

      Militarism in the nations of Europe

    • D. 

      Inability of the League of Nations to keep the peace

  • 9. 
    Growing nationalism and militarism in Europe and the creation of secret alliances were
    • A. 

      Reasons for the rise of democracy

    • B. 

      Causes of WW1

    • C. 

      Requirements for economic developments

    • D. 

      Reasons for the collapse of communism

  • 10. 
    Which statement explains the decline in unemployment rates in Britain between 1914 and 1918.
    • A. 

      World War 1 generated jobs at home in England and in the military

    • B. 

      Many new jobs were available in Britain's African colonies

    • C. 

      Assembly-line production of consumer goods required more workers

    • D. 

      The British were buying huge amount of war materials from the United States

  • 11. 
    The Success of he women's suffrage movement in 20th century Europe resulted in part from women
    • A. 

      Holding high political offices

    • B. 

      Working in factories during World War I

    • C. 

      Being encouraged to have large families

    • D. 

      Serving in combat positions during World War I

  • 12. 
    Which global event caused the overall reduction of unemployment between 1914 and 1918?
    • A. 

      The Great Depression

    • B. 

      Completion of the panama canal

    • C. 

      World War I

    • D. 

      World War II

  • 13. 
    During World War I, which group of people were victims of genocide
    • A. 

      Arabs in Egypt

    • B. 

      Palestinians in Syria

    • C. 

      Algerians in France

    • D. 

      Armenians in the Ottoman Empire

  • 14. 
    The Treaty of Versailles contributed to the economic collapse of Germany after World War I by.
    • A. 

      Mandating economic reforms in Germany

    • B. 

      Requiring that Germany pay for war damages

    • C. 

      Placing a quota on goods exported from Germany

    • D. 

      Devaluing Germany currency

  • 15. 
    The harsh terms included in the treaties ending World War I have been used to explain the.
    • A. 

      Fascist Revolution in Spain

    • B. 

      Bolshevik Revolution in Russia

    • C. 

      Rise of Nazism in Germany

    • D. 

      Armenian massacre in Turkey

  • 16. 
    Observation of a solider in World War I: Private Archie Surfleet, February 8th, 1918- We have been in camp near the wood at Ecurie for some days now and a move miserable existence it would be hard to imagine. There is nothing but unrest and uncertainty and everyone here is absolutely fed up to the teeth. - Malcolm Brown, Tommy Goes to War Which hypothesis can best be supported by this passage?
    • A. 

      Allied forces were on the verge of winning the war

    • B. 

      Technology had created a military stalemate

    • C. 

      Revolution in Russia hastened the end of the war

    • D. 

      Conditions contributed to low morale

  • 17. 
    Why was it difficult to gain an advantage OVER the enemy in Trench warfare?
    • A. 

      Too many soldiers died of disease in the trenches

    • B. 

      The machine gun made in nearly impossible for troops to advance

    • C. 

      No weapons were used

    • D. 

      Too few soldiers were willing to kill enemy soldiers

  • 18. 
    Russia's defense of Serbia best demonstrates.
    • A. 

      The shared belief of communism

    • B. 

      The idea of pan- slavism

    • C. 

      The shared hatred of the United States

    • D. 

      The breakdown of the alliance system

  • 19. 
    In the Middle East, an immediate effect of World War I was the.
    • A. 

      Unification of Arab countries against the League of Nations

    • B. 

      Divisions of large sections of the area amount the Allies

    • C. 

      Revival of Islamic fundamentalism in Arab nations

    • D. 

      Creation of the state of Israel.

  • 20. 
    Nations generally enter into alliances with other nations as a result of. (Survey question, if correct you will get +5)
    • A. 

      A desire to conquer the other nation

    • B. 

      A nation's self- interest

    • C. 

      A goal to assist the other nation

    • D. 

      An international law

  • 21. 
    Who is on the Central Power side.
  • 22. 
    Who is on the Allies side.
  • 23. 
    Pick your side! Which side would you want to be on? Would the results change? What is your battle strategy? Write a 1 paragraph essay answering the questions above. Add outside information and research for full credit. (Actual regents essay)
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