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World War I Events

World War I or Great War
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1. When did World War I begin?
1945
1918
1939
1914
2. What country declared war on Serbia at the very start of World War I?
Austro-Hungary
Italy
Bulgaria
Germany
3. What was the largest naval battle in World War I?
Battle of Gallipoli
Battle of Ypres
Battle of Jutland
Battle of the Somme
4. The United States joined World War I after what ship was sunk by a German submarine?
Queen Mary
Royal Iris
Lusitania
Merrimack
5. What were German submarines called during World War I?
V-Boats
U-Boats
Y-Boats
A-Boats
6. What secret military society was responsible for the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria?
The Secret Night
The Illuminati
The Hashashin
The Black Hand
7. What poison gas was the first that was effectively used on the Western Front by Germans?
Phosgene
Carbon monoxide
Chlorine
Nitrogene dioxide
8. What disease caused 1/3 of total military deaths during World War I?
Malaria
Spanish flu
Yellow fever
Smallpox
9. What was the name of the first tank developed for World War I?
Little Willie
Fat Man
Long Tall Sally
Big Bertha
10. Which nation was not the part of the Triple Entente during World War I?
Austrian-Hungarian Empire
Russian Empire
British Empire
France
11. Who points an accusing finger of moral responsibility in a recruitment poster for the American forces during World War I?
Uncle Ben
Uncle Tom
Uncle John
Uncle Sam
12. Who fought in the Battle of Verdun in 1916?
Russia and Germany
Austro-Hungary and Russia
France and Austro-Hungary
Germany and France
13. Where was the famous Gallipoli Campaign take place in 1915?
Turkey
France
Italy
Poland
14. What was German plan to deliver a knock-out blow to the French and then turn all of its resources on Russia?
Schlieffen plan
Von Moltke plan
Blitzkrieg plan
Hindenburg plan
15. Who fought in the Battle of Tannenberg?
France and Belgium
Belgium and Russia
Germany and France
Russia and Germany
16. Who fought in the Battle of Galicia, also known as the Battle of Lemberg?
Germany and Russia
Russia and Austro-Hungary
Serbia and Germany
Austro-Hungary and Serbia
17. What ethnic group was largely exterminated in the Ottoman Empire during World War I?
Poles
Greeks
Jews
Armenians
18. Where did the most famous use of trench warfare take place during World War I?
Eastern front
Northern front
Western front
Southern front
19. What was the longest battle of the World War I that lasted more than 9 months?
Gallipoli campaign
Battle of Jutland
Battle of the Somme
Battle of Verdun
20. Which nation was not the part of the Central Powers during World War I?
German Empire
Austrian-Hungarian Empire
Russian Empire
Ottoman Empire
21. Who fought in the Battle of Cer in World War I?
Serbia and Bulgaria
Bulgaria and Russia
Austro-Hungary and Serbia
Russia and Austro-Hungary
22. To keep USA out of WWI, Germany promised to Mexico three US states to reconquer. Which one they did not promise?
Texas
New Mexico
Louisiana
Arizona
23. Which treaty Germany signed that ended Russia's participation in World War I?
Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
Treaty of Versailles
Treaty of Trianon
Treaty of Utrecht
24. What army used "Big Bertha" howitzer for the first time in World War I?
Germany
Austria-Hungary
France
Great Britain
25. What event forced Britain to enter the World War I on the side of the Allied Powers?
Germany invaded Belgium
Russia and Germany allied
Russia invaded Germany
Ferdinand's assassination
26. What event caused Russia to make peace with Germany and leave the Allied Powers in World War I?
Russian Revolution
Defeat in the Battle of Tannenberg
USA enters the war
The death of Tsar Nicholas II
27. Which country did German foreign minister try to encourage to attack the USA?
Canada
Cuba
Mexico
Russia
28. Who intercepted a secret Zimmerman telegram sent from Germans to their ambassador?
France
Spain
Russia
Britain
29. The Battle of Tannenberg was fought in what modern-day country?
Germany
Latvia
Austria
Poland
30. Who fought Germany in the First Battle of the Marne and in the Battle of the Somme?
Britain and France
USA and Britain
Russia and Belgium
USA and France
31. What unique form of transportation did the French use to transport troops in the First Battle of the Marne?
Trains
Taxis
Hot air balloons
Horses
32. What became the Ottoman Empire after World War I?
Ukraine
Bulgaria
Turkey
Israel
33. What country lost the most lives in World War I?
France
Soviet Union
Germany
Austria
34. What was the name of the final attack of the Allies that helped to end World War I?
Hundred Days Offensive
Operation Overlord
Western Front Offensive
Spring Offensive
35. What international body was created at the end of WWI?
NATO
The United Nations
European Union
The League of Nations
36. What treaty marked the end of World War I?
Treaty of Ghent
Treaty of Utrecht
Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
Treaty of Versailles
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Level 57
Feb 4, 2021
That's a LOT of questions.
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Level 53
Feb 4, 2021
Hope you liked it :)