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The Great War (Print Quiz)

1.

All of the following forces set the stage for World War I EXCEPT

 

(A)

nationalism

 

(B)

militarism

 

(C)

military alliances

 

(D)

Ottoman decline

  

2.

The catalyst for the U.S. entry into the war was

 

(A)

the sinking of the Lusitania

 

(B)

the Zimmermann note

 

(C)

the invasion of Belgium

 

(D)

German war atrocities

  

3.

One of the main reasons for the large number of casualties in the war was

 

(A)

the use of new war technology

 

(B)

the commitment to total war

 

(C)

trench warfare

 

(D)

government rationing

  

4.

The major objective of the Treaty of Versailles was

 

(A)

to further the principle of self-determination

 

(B)

to implement Wilsonís Fourteen Points

 

(C)

to punish Germany

 

(D)

to institute a lasting world peace

  

5.

After the war, colonial possessions of the defeated Central Powers

 

(A)

were placed under European control

 

(B)

became independent nations

 

(C)

were exempted from the war guilt clause

 

(D)

joined the League of Nations

  
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