Chapter 14 Quiz

 

Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

____††††††††† 1.†† Germany joined the Triple Alliance to protect itself against

a.

Russia.

c.

France.

b.

Britain.

d.

the Ottoman empire.

 

 

____††††††††† 2.†† On the eve of World War I, Bosnia was ruled by

a.

Serbia.

c.

Austria-Hungary.

b.

the Ottoman empire.

d.

Germany.

 

 

____††††††††† 3.†† Which of the following weapons contributed most to the stalemate on the Western Front during World War I?

a.

the tank

c.

the airplane

b.

the automatic machine gun

d.

the rifle

 

 

____††††††††† 4.†† World War I was more destructive than earlier wars because

a.

the armies were more ruthless.

c.

modern weapons were more deadly.

b.

it lasted longer.

d.

airplanes could drop huge bombs.

 

 

____††††††††† 5.†† Which of the following statements is true regarding the Ottoman empire in World War I?

a.

It remained neutral.

b.

It joined the Central Powers.

c.

It joined the Allies.

d.

It successfully defended its interests in the Middle East.

 

 

____††††††††† 6.†† Which of the following helped the Allies to achieve the breakthrough they sought in World War I?

a.

the Russian Revolution

c.

the waging of total war

b.

the involvement of the United States

d.

the battle of Gallipoli

 

 

____††††††††† 7.†† Which of the following was an effect of militarism in Europe in the late 1800s?

a.

Nations made political and military alliances.

b.

Strong governments developed.

c.

Nations made economic alliances.

d.

Political tension between nations was reduced.

 

 

____††††††††† 8.†† Why was it difficult to gain an advantage over the enemy in trench warfare?

a.

Too many soldiers died of disease in the trenches.

b.

The machine gun made it nearly impossible for troops to advance.

c.

No weapons were used.

d.

Too few soldiers were willing to kill enemy soldiers.

 

 

____††††††††† 9.†† Which of the following helped turn World War I into a global war?

a.

the machine gun

c.

the submarine

b.

the airplane

d.

poison gas

 

 

____††††††††† 10.Which of the following statements is true regarding the role of women during World War I?

a.

They contributed little to the war effort.

b.

Their role differed very little from their role during peace time.

c.

They kept their nationsí economies going during the war.

d.

They focused their efforts on ending the war.

 

 

____††††††††† 11.Which of the following ended Russiaís involvement in World War I?

a.

the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

c.

the attack on the Lusitania

b.

the battle of Gallipoli

d.

the battle of Caporetto

 

 

____††††††††† 12.In 1918, Europe was

a.

an economic giant.

c.

in ruins.

b.

gearing up for war.

d.

rebuilding itself.

 

 

Matching

 

Match each term with the correct statement below.

a.

militarism

d.

reparations

b.

mobilize

e.

ultimatum

c.

propaganda

 

 

 

____††††††††† 13.The glorification of the military

 

____††††††††† 14.A final set of demands

 

____††††††††† 15.To prepare military forces for war

 

____††††††††† 16.Ideas that are spread in order to promote a cause or to damage an opposing cause

 

____††††††††† 17.Payments for war damage

 

Match each term with the correct statement below.

a.

Edith Cavell

d.

Gavrilo Princip

b.

Georges Clemenceau

e.

Woodrow Wilson

c.

Alfred Nobel

 

 

 

____††††††††† 18."It is my hope that this prize will help bring about peace in the world."

 

____††††††††† 19."Death to the tyrant!"

 

____††††††††† 20."I will continue to run this hospital despite the German invasion."

 

____††††††††† 21."The only lasting peace will be a peace without victory."

 

____††††††††† 22."Germany will be punished so that it will never again threaten France."

 

Match each term with the correct statement below.

a.

atrocities

d.

neutrality

b.

mandates

e.

total war

c.

militarism

 

 

 

____††††††††† 23.____ was one of the forces that led to the outbreak of war in Europe.

 

____††††††††† 24.For much of the war the United States followed a policy of ____.

 

____††††††††† 25.In waging a ____, a nation channels all of its resources into the war effort.

 

____††††††††† 26.Stories of ____ are often used in propaganda.

 

____††††††††† 27.After the war, Ottoman lands were divided into ____.


Chapter 14 Quiz

Answer Section

 

MULTIPLE CHOICE

 

††††††††††† 1.††† C

 

††††††††††† 2.††† C

 

††††††††††† 3.††† B

 

††††††††††† 4.††† C

 

††††††††††† 5.††† B

 

††††††††††† 6.††† B

 

††††††††††† 7.††† A

 

††††††††††† 8.††† B

 

††††††††††† 9.††† C

 

††††††††††† 10.C

 

††††††††††† 11.A

 

††††††††††† 12.C

 

MATCHING

 

††††††††††† 13.A

 

††††††††††† 14.E

 

††††††††††† 15.B

 

††††††††††† 16.C

 

††††††††††† 17.D

 

††††††††††† 18.C

 

††††††††††† 19.D

 

††††††††††† 20.A

 

††††††††††† 21.E

 

††††††††††† 22.B

 

††††††††††† 23.C

 

††††††††††† 24.D

 

††††††††††† 25.E

 

††††††††††† 26.A

 

††††††††††† 27.B