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1

The European country with the strongest navy at the beginning of WWI was

Great Britain

2

Which of the following "isms" was NOT a major cause of WWI
a. imperialism
b. militarism
c. industrialism
d. nationalism

c. industrialism

3

Which of the following is an incorrect grouping of alliances in the pre-WWI period
a. Great Britain, France, Russia
b. Germany Italy Austria-Hungary
c. Great Britain, France, Ottoman Empire
d. Great Britain, France, United States

c. Great Britain, France, Ottoman Empire

4

The only South american nation to formally enter WWI was....
a. Brazil
b. Argentina
c. Peru
d. Mexico

a. Brazil

5

What nation dropped out of WWI because a revolution broke out in their country

Russia

6

All of the following are military technologies that came from WWI except
a. machine guns
b. poison gas
c. nuclear bombs
d. tanks

c. nuclear bombs

7

President Wilson's plan for peace at the Versailles Conference was known as...

14 points

8

What were posters supporting the war called

propaganda

9

The Arch-Duke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in which European city

Sarajevo

10

Which group of nations made up the triple alliance in the years immediately prior to WWI

Germany, Italy, Austria-Hungary

11

Once the war began the Triple Alliance became known as the

central powers

12

Which nations sunk the passenger ship, Lusitania as part of its campaign of unrestricted submarine warfare

Germany

13

Which nation suffered the least amount of combat deaths

United States

14

All of the following were punishments leveled against Germany by the treaty of versailles except
a. Germany lost territory to France
b. Germany was forced to accept total responsibility for the war
c. Germany was never allowed to join the league of nations
d. All of Germany's colonies were turned into mandates of the League of Nations

c. Germany was never allowed to join the League of Nations

15

True or False
All nations in Europe fought in WWI

false

16

True or False
Japan allied itself with Germany in WWI

True

17

True or false
Trench warfare became the major method of fighting on the war's Western front

true

18

True or False
The Schlieffen plan succeeded at knocking France out of the water

False

19

True or False
Arch -Duke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated by an Austrian nationalist

False

20

True or False
India supported Great Britain with soldiers and workers during WWI

True

21

True or False
Woodrow Wilson wanted harsher penalties towards Germany after the Treaty of Versailles

False

22

True or False
No new nations were created by the Treaty of Versailles

False

23

True or False
Germany was forced to pay over $30 billion in reparations to victorious nation after the war

True

24

True or False
Italy switched over to Allies once WWI began

True

25

nationalism

feeling of pride in one's nation

26

imperialism

domination of a lesser-developed countries affairs

27

militarism

emphasis on a countrries military might

28

stale mate

situation where no progress is made

29

armistice

agreement to srop fighting

30

trench warfare

Type of combat involving huge loss of life for little territorial gain