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What was known as "no man's land"?

a) countries who remained neutral
b) the space between the front lines of the trenches
c) nations they couldn't decide what to do with after the war
d) land that wasn't claimed by any country
b) the space between the front lines of the trenches
What impact did failure in the war have on Russia?

a) the people banded together to save their country
b) the czar promised to step down
c) the people lost faith in the govt and revolted
d) the people were all killed so there was no problem
c) the people lost faith in the govt and revolted
What is another name given to "the draft"?

a) consumption
b) consecration
c) condescension
d) conscription
d) conscription
Where was the battle in which Russia suffered its worst defeat?

a) Verdun
b) Tannenberg
c) Caporetto
d) Gallipoli
b) Tannenberg
Why did the war on the Western Front turn into a stalemate?

a) no one could advance on the trenches
b) the soldiers were tired and didn't want to fight
c) both countries had terrible leaders
d) the soldiers loved playing chess
a) no one could advance on the trenches
Which American president declared war on Germany?

a) Calvin Coolidge
b) William Howard Taft
c) Woodrow Wilson
d) Franklin Delano Roosevelt
c) Woodrow Wilson
Which of these new technologies changed the way the war was fought?

a) poison gas
b) machine gun
c) nuclear bombs
d) all of the above
e) a and b only
e) a and b only
What was the list called that Wilson made for resolving war?

a) Fourteen Ideas
b) Fourteen Points
c) Fourteen Points of Light
d) the List
b) Fourteen Points
What was the biggest impact that occurred when America entered the war?

a) the Allied troops were given a bigger paycheck
b) the Allied troops were given a morale boost
c) they made the troops speak English so Americans could understand them
d) Americans started dying
b) the Allied troops were given a morale boost
What was the name of a new kind of air vehicle used for bombing?

a) airplane
b) helicopter
c) satellite
d) zeppelin
d) zeppelin
What was the document that officially ended the war?

a) Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
b) Fourteen Points
c) Treaty of Versailles
d) Treaty of Nations
c) Treaty of Versailles
How did govts control public opinion during the war?

a) propaganda
b) censoring the press
c) hiding casualty numbers
d) all of the above
e) a and b only
d) all of the above
In what battle did Lawrence of Arabia fight in?

a) Tannenberg
b) Nuremberg
c) Gallipoli
d) Arabia
c) Gallipoli
What role did overseas colonies play in the war?

a) natives were drafted to become soldiers
b) countries were weakened by having to send men over to their colonies
c) countries fought over colonies
d) natives revolted and became free
a) natives were drafted to become soldiers
Why are chemical weapons like poison gas banned in warfare today?

a) we don't know how to make them anymore
b) the effects are not strong enough to make it worthwhile
c) the effects are disastrous and inhuman
d) our technology has advanced too far to make them useful
c) the effects are disastrous and inhuman
What was the passenger liner that Germany sank, leading to American's entry in the war?

a) Lusitania
b) Titanic
c) Caporetto
d) Litovsk
a) Lusitania
Who was Gavrilo Princip?

a) an Austrian military commander
b) a German U-Boat captain
c) a Serbian terrorist who assassinated Archduke Ferdinand
d) a Russian spy
c) a Serbian terrorist who assassinated Archduke Ferdinand
Why did European nations form alliances before the war?

a) they wanted to control more land
b) they distrusted one another
c) they were great friends and wanted to prove it
d) they liked signing papers
b) they distrusted one another
What is the term that refers to allowing a country to select its own govt?

a) self-rule
b) self-immolation
c) self-determination
d) anarchy
c) self-determination
What is the official name for payments of war damage?

a) restitution
b) reparations
c) reprimands
d) repossession
b) reparations
What was the Schlieffen Plan?

a) the idea to conscript colonial subject for armies
b) the agreement to ban chemical weapons
c) the military offensive Germany used to avoid a two-front war
d) the first zeppelin blueprint
c) the military offensive Germany used to avoid a two-front war

(PS it didn't work)
Why did the US declare war on Germany?

a) sinking the Lusitania
b) the Allied Forces asked for help
c) constant sinking of ships by U-boats
d) the Germans had a bad attitude
c) constant sinking of ships by U-boats

(the Lusitania was the last straw, but the US was sick of their ships being sunk all the time)
How did African territories change after the war?

a) Germany's colonies were given to France and Britain
b) Germany's colonies were left to self-rule
c) France and Britain fought over Germany's colonies
d) America started colonizing too
a) Germany's colonies were given to France and Britain
What was the name of the organization formed to govern world affairs?

a) Hague Tribunal
b) League of Nations
c) United Nations
d) 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
b) League of Nations
What kind of impact did the war have on women?

a) they were expected to cook for and nurse the dying troops
b) with no men around, they were able to get jobs they couldn't before
c) they became soldiers too
d) they became politicians
b) with no men around, they were able to get jobs they couldn't before
What was the name given to the alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary?

a) Allies
b) Axis
c) Central Powers
d) Central Air and Heating
c) Central Powers
Which of these were peace efforts of the late 1800s and early 1900s?

a) Nobel Peace prize
b) Olympics
c) women's suffrage
d) a, b and c
e) a and b only
d) a, b and c
What did the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk do?

a) made peace between the world after the war
b) made Germany to blame for the war
c) made Russia at peace with Germany
d) made Americans to blame for the war
c) made Russia at peace with Germany
How did militarism inflame tensions in Europe before the war?

a) countries were embarrassed by their puny armies
b) countries began an arms race
c) nations ostracized their militaries
d) militaries started their own countries
b) countries began an arms race
Where was the battle that cost both sides more than one million troops over five months?

a) Brest-Litovsk
b) Tannenberg
c) Somme
d) Gallipoli
e) Versailles
c) Somme