The Triple Alliance consisted of which of these?
|A)||Germany, Austria, and Hungary|
|B)||France, Great Britain, and Russia|
|C)||Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy|
|D)||Austria, Hungary, and Serbia|
Which of the following did NOT contribute to the start of World War I?
|A)||the growth of militarism|
|B)||the nationalist aspirations of Slavic minorities|
|C)||Germany's "blank check" to Austria-Hungary during the Balkan crisis|
|D)||lack of military planning by the European powers|
What triggered the outbreak of events that led to World War I?
|A)||The czar ordered full mobilization of the Russian army.|
|B)||Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia.|
|C)||Germany declared war on Russia.|
|D)||Archduke Francis Ferdinand was assassinated in Sarajevo.|
Military leaders were not prepared for the trench warfare of World War I, in which _____.
|A)||troops moved quickly through trenches to capture territory|
|B)||machine gun fire caused few casualities in the trenches|
|C)||opposing forces fought without much loss or gain of land|
|D)||forces moved quickly with tanks and artillery|
What convinced the United States to enter world War I?
|A)||the stalemate in France|
|B)||Japan's entry into the war|
|C)||the blockade of Great Britain|
|D)||Germany's use of unrestricted submarine warfare|
During World War I, Britain's Defense of the Realm Act expanded the government's power to _____.
|A)||control the national economy|
|B)||arrest protestors as traitors|
|C)||halt the censorship of newspapers|
Which of the following occurred right after the collapse of the czarist regime in Russia?
|A)||Alexandra Romanov took over major government decision making.|
|B)||Aleksandr Kerensky headed a provisional government.|
|C)||The Bolsheviks took control of the government.|
|D)||Some 10,000 women marched in Petrograd demanding "Peace and Bread."|
The Bolsheviks, who came to power under the leadership of V.I. Lenin, _____.
|A)||believed in passive resistance|
|B)||supported the Kerensky provisional government|
|C)||began as a small faction of the Russian Social Democrats|
|D)||overthrew the provisional government in a bloody battle|
Why did the final German offensive of World War I fail?
|A)||The Russians reopened the Eastern Front.|
|B)||The Allies, with 140,000 fresh American troops, stopped the German advance.|
|C)||The mutiny of sailors in Kiel led to the overthrow of the German government.|
|D)||The offensive led the United States to enter the war.|
Which of the following did NOT happen immediately after the end of World War I?
|A)||Emperor William II became a figurehead of Germany without political power.|
|B)||The Austro-Hungarian Empire dissolved.|
|C)||The new monarchical state of Yugoslavia was established.|
|D)||Communist forces tried to seize power in Germany.|