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What was the Hague Tribunal?

a) a new kind of anti-aircraft gun
b) a world court used to settle disputes between nations
c) the Amsterdam newspaper
d) a group of people who remained neutral throughout the war
b) a world court used to settle disputes between nations
What was Germany's strategy to avoid a two-front war called?

a) Sheffield Plan
b) Fourteen Points
c) Schlieffen Plan
d) Treaty of Versailles
c) Schlieffen Plan
Why did European nations form alliances?

a) they wanted more power
b) they needed to marry off their daughters
c) they were lonely
d) they distrusted each other
d) they distrusted each other
Why was Archduke Francis Ferdinand assasinated?

a) Serbian revolutionaries thought he was a tyrant
b) Serbians didn't approve of the Dual Empire
c) He openly hated the Serbs
d) Serbians were trying to assassinate Kaiser Wilhelm but missed
a) Serbian revolutionaries thought he was a tyrant
Who was Gavrilo Princip?

a) French leader
b) head of the Serbian revolutionaries
c) British Prime Minister
d) man who shot Franz Ferdinand
d) man who shot Franz Ferdinand
Who do most modern historians think was responsible for the war?

a) Germany
b) Serbia
c) Austria-Hungary
d) no one
e) everyone
e) everyone
What is a non-binding agreement to follow common policies?

a) stalemate
b) entente
c) mandate
d) collective security
b) entente
How did nationalism inflame tension in Europe?

a) countries couldn't agree on borders
b) countries elected cruel leaders
c) countries built up huge economies and militaries
d) countries disagreed on the colors of their flags
c) countries built up huge economies and militaries
What role did geography play in the outbreak of World War II?

a) neutral countries got in the way of warring countries
b) European mountains were too high to cross
c) Europe is densely populated
d) England is separate from mainland Europe
a) neutral countries got in the way of warring countries
What is the idea that all Slavic peoples share a common nationality?

a) idealism
b) militarism
c) Pan-Slavism
d) nationalism
c) Pan-Slavism
How was Britain drawn into the European conflict?

a) they formed an alliance with France
b) they were outraged that Russia violated Belgium's neutrality
c) they couldn't resist a war
d) their ships were being fired on by German U-boats
b) they were outraged that Russia violated Belgium's neutrality
When France decided to exact its revenge against Austria by "mobilizing" troops against them, what were they doing?

a) drafting troops
b) getting troops ready for war
c) buying new weapons for the troops
d) putting troops into mobile homes
b) getting troops ready for war
How did militarism contribute to the start of the European conflict?

a) countries were engaged in a huge arms race
b) militaries hated each other
c) countries took support away from their armies
d) militaries broke off to form their own countries
a) countries were engaged in a huge arms race
Which of these were peace efforts of the late 1800s and early 1900s?

a) Olympic Games
b) Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
c) women's suffrage
d) Nobel Peace prize
a, c, d
What was the name given to the alliance between Germany and Austria-Hungary?

a) Allies
b) Axis
c) Central Powers
d) Western Front
c) Central Powers