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1

Who expanded the field of Physics with the quantum theory of matter and energy?

Max Planck

2

Who revised Rutherford's work and produced the planetary model of the atom?

Neils Bohr

3

Who developed the theories of relativity?

Albert Einstein

4

Who was the best-remembered agricultural scientist who revolutionized agriculture in the southern United States through his discoveries?

George Washington Carver

5

Who theorized that a particular kind of mosquito transmitted the yellow fever germs from on victim to another

Carlos Finlay

6

Who proved Finlay's theory and took steps to eliminate the yellow fever?

Walter Reed and William Gorgas

7

Who organized Ford Motor Company in 1903, built the Model T developed the assembly line process to increase speed and cut production cost.

Henry Ford

8

Who designed and built the first airship, often called a dirigible or zeppelin?

Ferdinand von Zeppelin

9

Who made the first successful airplane flight in 1903?

Orville and Wilbur Wright

10

Who was the German leader that was eager to demonstrate his nation's strength to the older, established nations of Europe?

Kaiser Wilhelm II

11

What heir to the Austrian throne was assassinated by a Serbian revolutionary in the town of Sarajevo, Bosnia?

Archduke Francis Ferdinand

12

What French commander of Verdun's defenders vowed, "They shall not pass!"

Henri Petain

13

What German generals became the supreme commanders of all Central Powers forces

Paul von Hindengurg and Erich von Ludendorff

14

What Russian Communist lead the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution and established a Communist dictatorship in Russia.

Vladimir Lenin

15

Who founded the Soviet Union?

Vladimir Lenin

16

What British colonel led Arab revolts against Turkish rule in the Arabian Peninsula?


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T.E. Lawrence

17

What British general fought the Turks in the Middle East?

Edmund Allenby

18

What British general captured Jerusalem in December 1917?

Edmund Allenby

19

Who was England's First Lord of the Admiralty?

Winston Churchill

20

Who planned the ill-fated Gallipoli Campaign, the failure of which forced him to resign?

Winston Churchiil

21

What famous German World War I "ace" was known as "The Red Baron" and shot down 80 Allied planes?

Manfred von Richthofen

22

What famous American World War I "ace" destroyed 26 enemy aircraft?

Eddie Rickenbacker

23

Who was the U.S. President during World War I?

Woodrow Wilson

24

Who proposed the League of Nations?

Woodrow Wilson

25

Who commanded the American Expeditionary Force.

John J. Pershing

26

Who was the Supreme Commander and French Field Marshal of the Allied armies?

Ferdinand Foch