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USII.5c WWI Test 1

Name ____________________________ Date ______________________ P _____
USII.5c World War I Test
1. The use of print or images to convey a particular message or idea or value?
a. contraband b. espionage c. censorship d. propaganda
2. What side did the United States join?
a. Allied Powers
b. Central Powers
3. What was the land between two enemy trenches called?
a. Danger region b. Kill zone c. No man’s land d. Death Valley
4. Around how deep were typical trenches?
a. 2 feet
b. 6 feet
c. 9 feet
d. 12 feet
5. Trenches were typically dug in a straight line?
6. What were the causes of World War I?
(Circle all that apply)
a. Militarism
b. Imperialism
c. Industrialism
d. Alliances
e. Nationalism
f. Communism
g. Assassination of the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne
7. What other names were given to World War I? (more than just one)
a. Holocaust
b. War to End all Wars
c. Cold War
d. Russian Revolution
e. Great War
8. Trenches were ditches dug to protect soldiers from shells and machine gun fire.
9. World War I was the first time tanks were used in war.
10.Only people from European countries fought during World War I.
11.What immediate event is said to have started World War I?
a. The crowning of Queen Elizabeth
b. The bombing of the Lusitania.
c. The shooting of Archduke Ferdinand
d. The invasion of Russia.
12. What was the Zimmerman Telegram?
a. Hitler's speech about the Jews
b. Note about the sinking of the Lusitania
c. Note asking Mexico to attack the U.S.
d. Britain's letter of surrender
13. Woodrow Wilson was eager to find a reason for the U.S. to enter WWI.
14. The Zimmermann telegram urged which country to attack the United States?
a. Mexico
b. Cuba
c. Panama
d. Canada
15. What country first intercepted the Zimmermann telegram?
a. United States
b. Canada
c. France
d. Great Britain
16. What was the name of the first civilian ship to be sunk by a German submarine?
a. Lusitania
b. Housatonic c. Titanic d. Maine
17. On what date did the United States declare war on Germany?
a. Dec. 7, 1914
b. Apr. 6, 1917
c. Jan. 20, 1918
d. Nov. 4, 1917
18. WWI was ended by the Treaty of __________________.
a. Paris b. Ghent
c. Versailles
d. Berlin
19. What was the purpose of forming the League of Nations?
a. to end world hunger
b. to prepare for alien attacks
c. to create one unified Empire
d. to prevent future World Wars
20. ______________ was forced to assume responsibility for WWI.
a. Austria-Hungary
b. France
c. Germany
d. Russia
21.What treaty ended WWI?
a. Treaty of Versailles
b. Treaty of Paris
c. Treaty of Ghent
d. Treaty of Berlin
22.Trench warfare and poison gas are most heavily associated with _______________.
a. British Empire
b. WWI
d. Cold War
23. After WWI, Germany was subject to ________________________.
a. huge reparations
b. reduction of army, air force, and submarines
c. accepting the war guilt clause
d. all of the above
24. WWI began on July 28, 1914 and ended ______________
a. Jul. 4, 1919
b. Nov. 11, 1918
c. Dec. 7, 1941
25. What does armistice mean?
a. surrender
b. over the top
c. cease fire
d. Jan. 5, 1918
d. major battle
26. Who was the president of the U.S. during WWI?
a. Theodore Roosevelt
b. Woodrow Wilson
c. George Washington
d. Bill Clinton
27. What was the major reason the US entered WWI?
a. Foreign troops landed on US soil
b. Austro-Hungary invaded Belgium
c. The Japanese occupied Manchuria
d. German unrestricted submarine warfare
28. World War I was mostly fought between the countries of what continent?
a. Africa
b. Asia
c. Europe
d. North America
e. South America
29. German submarines were also called __________________.
a. U-boats
b. Water Wagons
c. Torpedo Toms
d. Diving Dogs
30. If a man’s name was picked by the draft, he had to _____________________.
a. become a farmer
b. work for the War Industries Board
c. join the military
d. work in a factory