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World Civilizations World War One Test *Please do not write on the test* 1.

All of the following were underlying causes for World War I except a. Imperialism b. Communism c. Nationalism d. Militarism 2. Out-raged by the assassination of the Archduke, what country did Austria-Hungary declare war on? a. Mexico b. Serbia c. Yugoslavia d. United States 3. Which country could be considered Serbias big brother in college? a. Russia b. United States c. Germany d. Austria-Hungary 4. This term refers to the glorification of military and war. a. Neutrality b. Nationalism c. Patriotism d. Militarism 5. Imperial tensions existed between European countries for the following reasons EXCEPT a. Competition to gain more territory from weaker nations b. The search for inexpensive raw materials c. Looking for a source of cheap labor d. Europeans wanted to increase their population 6. Prior to WWI, Europe was considered to be at its peak because a. Modernization led Europeans to believe that they were the most superior civilization b. Europe made up 25% of the world population c. The Industrial Revolution made Europe the most technologically advanced and wealthiest d. All of the above

7. What does the term Nationalism mean? a. Wanting to destroy your home nation b. A desire to move to another country c. Having a sense of devotion, patriotism, and love for your country d. Not feeling like you fit in with your society 8. Where is the Balkan Peninsula located? a. Northern Europe b. Western Europe c. Southern Europe d. Southern Asia 9. Which gang assassinated Archduke Francis Ferdinand? a. The Black Mambo b. The Black Hand c. The Black Tie d. The Black Sox 10. When the Archduke was assassinated, who was also killed by his side? a. His brother b. His wife c. His assistant d. His driver 11. What was the area between the war zones/trenches that contained landmines and barbed wire called? a. No Mans Land b. Better Mans Land c. Unrestricted Submarine Warfare d. The Western Front 12. This front of the war was fought between Germany, French, and its allies a. Northern Front b. Eastern Front c. Southern Front d. Western Front 13. How did soldiers get trench foot? a. Poisoned rats would gnaw at their feet b. Long periods of time in the muddy waters would cause decaying of their feet c. By leaving recently amputated feet un-bandaged d. By wearing someone elses boots

14. Propaganda is: a. The name of the boat sunk by the Germans in1915 b. One-sided information designed to persuade c. A twisting of the truth d. Both b and c 15. Where can propaganda be seen/heard? a. Posters b. TV advertisements c. Radio announcements d. All of the above 16. What does it mean when a propaganda poster is biased? a. The big picture is being shown b. All the facts are being presented c. Information is being presented selectively d. There are many pictures 17. For most of WWI, the United States remained a. Neutral b. On Germanys side c. Part of the Triple alliance d. None of the above 18. What ship did Germany sink, thus bringing the U.S. closer to war? a. Titanic b. Lusitania c. Bismarck d. U-Boat 19. Who was the President of the United States during World War I? a. Roosevelt b. Lincoln c. Washington d. Wilson 20. What is a U-Boat? a. Undersea boat b. Ugly boat c. United States boat d. Ultimate boat

21. Germany announced it would use______________________________ to prevent supplies from reaching Great Britain a. Imperialism b. Zimmermann Telegram c. Unrestricted submarine warfare d. Tanks 22. What did German U-Boats do if any ship entered the war zone around Great Britain? a. Instruct them to take a different route b. Torpedo the ship without any warning c. Steal any cargo or supplies they may have had d. Nothing 23. When the Zimmermann telegram was deciphered, what did it say? a. The war was over and Germany won b. It asked Germany to join the Allied forces c. It asked Mexico to join the Central Powers d. It told Great Britain that the Archduke was assassinated 24. What was Erich Maria Remarques ( the author of All Quiet on the Western Front) life like after he fought in WWI? a. Fine, he adjusted back to regular life with no problems b. He bounced around to many different jobs c. He experienced unexplained depression d. Both B & C 25. During the hospital scene in All Quiet on the Western Front, what did the soldier with the amputated leg say was stolen from him? a. His personal photographs of loved ones b. His boots c. His watch d. His cigarettes 26. All Quiet on the Western Front tells a story about the war from whose perspective? a. The United States b. Great Britain c. France d. Germany

27. Who was the Old Hand in All Quiet on the Western Front? a. An experienced veteran placed with a new platoon b. Someone who encouraged men to enlist in the war c. Soldiers who have died in battle d. Soldiers who were missing Read the following passages to answer the next TWO questions Article 231 of the Treaty of Versailles states: "The Allied and Associated Governments affirm and Germany accepts the responsibility of Germany and her Allies for causing all the loss and damage to which the Allied and Associated governments and their nationals have been subjected as a consequence of the war imposed on them by the aggression of Germany and her Allies." 28. The above statement justifies a. The creation of the League of Nations b. The punishment of Germany c. The use of the British Blockade d. The Bolshevik Revolution 29. In the above statement the phase "Germany and her allies" refers to Germany and a. Italy b. Russia c. Austria-Hungary d. Japan 30. What was the name given to the conference at the Palace of Versailles? a. The Paris Peace Conference b. The Versailles Peace Meeting c. The Bismarck Conference d. The Western Front 31. Which of the following was NOT one of President Wilsons objectives he wanted to negotiate? a. Establish the League of Nations as an international peacekeeping body b. Remove trade barriers, thus allowing free trade among all nations c. Open the treaty-making process so that any nation can be present during proceedings d. Force Germany to admit blame for the war 32. Which of the following was NOT a concern for European Powers when negotiating a treaty to end the war? a. Forcing Germany to pay reparations for the total cost of the war

b. Keeping all German troops out of their border areas and putting them under control of all Allied powers c. Enforcing absolute freedom of navigation on the seas d. Forcing Germany to admit blame for the war 33. What was the name of the treaty that ended WWI? a. Treaty of Paris b. Treaty of Berlin c. Treaty of London d. Treaty of Versailles 34. What happened to Austria-Hungary after WWI? a. It was split up into four independent countries b. It decided it no longer wanted to be friends with Germany a. It had to pay $300 billion in damages from the war b. It had to admit blame for starting the war

True or False 35. Trench warfare was a grueling form of warfare because it gave the defense the advantage 36. Mustard gas was difficult to detect so soldiers would walk into it unknowingly 37. Trenches were dug in perfect straight lines 38. Trenches were usually dry because water could never reach the bottom 39. Diseases spread quickly in trenches because of the unhygienic living conditions 40. Propaganda tries to get a rational response out of people instead of an emotional response 41. Propaganda is only spread during a time of war 42. During World War One, only Germany used propaganda posters 43. Recruitment of soldiers was common objective of wartime propaganda 44. Demonization, name calling, and humor were all common tools used in wartime propaganda 45. The United States joined the League of Nations

Fill in the Blank List four countries on the Allied Side during World War I 46________________________________________________________________ 47________________________________________________________________ 48________________________________________________________________ 49________________________________________________________________

List the five main reasons that caused World War I 50________________________________________________________________ 51________________________________________________________________ 52________________________________________________________________ 53________________________________________________________________ 54________________________________________________________________

List two counties in the Central Alliance 55_______________________________________________________________ 56_______________________________________________________________

List the countries at the Paris Peace Conference who were known as the "Big Four." 57________________________________________________________________ 58________________________________________________________________ 59________________________________________________________________ 60_______________________________________________________________