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The First World War (1914-1918) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why was the Armistice of Compiègne signed on November 11, 1918 after only three days of negotiation?

Question 2 2. Your nation is trying to sign a pact that will allow it to exit a war your country can no longer sustain due to famine, exhaustion and a complete regime change. The war continues between various countries even after you sign the treaty. What treaty does this remind you of?

Question 3 3. Why was the Third Battle of Ypres considered a futile engagement?

Question 4 4. Which was NOT an innovation associated with World War I?

Question 5 5. Why was the sinking of the RMS Lusitania on May 7, 1915 by a German U-boat a significant step towards American entry into World War I?

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Question 6 6. How is Imperialism different from Nationalism?

Question 7 7. Why was World War I often characterised as 'trench warfare'?

Question 8 8. Following defeat in which battle did Russian General Alexander Samsonov commit suicide?

Question 9 9. Which of the following directly stemmed from the Cold War?

Question 10 10. Which of the following profiles is most likely that of a Bolshevik supporter in Russia in 1917?

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Question 11 11. How was the 'Bloody Sunday' of 1905 relevant?

Question 12 12. Under Stalin's rule the U.S.S.R. _____.

Question 13 13. The social impact of World War I was NOT associated with _____.

Question 14 14. Why did Article 231 of the Treaty of Versailles have a negative effect on the German economy?

Question 15 15. Why was the Triple Entente formed in 1907?

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Question 16 16. Which treaty formally ended Russian participation in World War I?

Question 17 17. Why was the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, signed in 1918, significant?

Question 18 18. Why did Gavrilo Princip assassinate Archduke Franz Ferdinand, ultimately causing World War I?

Question 19 19. In which battle was the British Mark I combat tank first used?

Question 20 20. Why was the Treaty of London significant?

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Question 21 21. Who was the leader of the Bolsheviks?

Question 22 22. Which country invented the world's first combat tank, called the Mark I?

Question 23 23. Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife were shot by:

Question 24 24. Why was the Sykes-Picot Agreement made public?

Question 25 25. What international peace organization was developed immediately following World War I?

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Question 26 26. How did the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand affect World War One?

Question 27 27. Why was Tsar Nicholas II forced to abdicate the throne?

Question 28 28. Following the Revolution of 1905, Tsar Nicholas II agreed to allow a legislative assembly called _____.

Question 29 29. Your father is telling you stories about how his great-grandfather took part in the Battle of the Marne. He claims that it was one of the most important battles of the war. Why does he believe it to be one of the most important battles?

Question 30 30. Which President of the United States campaigned on the slogan 'He Kept Us Out Of War'?

The First World War (1914-1918) Chapter Exam Instructions

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