WWI History Test #1
Contributed by: Crawford

  • 1. What year did First World War start?
A) 1914
B) 1916
C) 1919
D) 1918
  • 2. What date ended the First World war?
A) Nov. 13, 1918
B) Nov. 11th, 1919
C) Nov. 11th ,1918
D) Nov. 13th, 1919
  • 3. What year was Mr. Crawford born?
A) 1942
B) 1977
C) 1964
D) 1987
  • 4. What was the flashpoint that started the first World War?
A) Murder of President J. F. Kennedy
B) Murder of Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand
C) Homer Simpson pressed the meltdown button at the nucular plant
D) Death of Gavrilo Princip
  • 5. What countries make up the triple entente?
A) Italy, Germany, Austria-Hungary
B) England, France, YVdeinussia
C) Italy, France, England
D) Russia, France, Canada
  • 6. What countries make up the triple alliance?
A) Italy, France, England,
B) Italy, Germany, Austria-Hungary
C) England, France, Russia
D) Russia, France, Canada
  • 7. What country are the members of the Black Hand Society from?
A) Sweeden
B) Germany
C) Serbia
D) Czechoslovakia
  • 8. What WWI battle did Canada make its name in due to its strategic planning?
A) Sommes
B) Passchendale
C) Ypres
D) Vimy Ridge
  • 9. In what battle did the German Army first use Mustard gas as a weapon of war?
A) Vimy Ridge
B) Passchendale
C) Sommes
D) Ypres
  • 10. What year did American Troops enter the conflict and why?
A) 1918. Sinking of the SS Minnow
B) 1917. Sinking of the SS Edmond Fitzgerald
C) 1915. Sinking of the Titanic
D) 1917. Sinking of the SS Lusitannia
  • 11. What is a German U boat?
A) Ocean troop carrier
B) Submarine
C) Navy Destroyer
D) U shaped rubber dingy
  • 12. How many Kills does it take to become an (fighter pilot) ACE?
A) 50
B) 25
C) 5
D) 15
  • 13. How many kills did Billy Bishop record?
A) 72
B) 71
C) 82
D) 61
  • 14. What neutral country did Germany invade to trigger Canada's involvement?
A) Belgium
B) Switzerland
C) Austria-Hungary
D) Serbia
  • 15. Who was credited with shooting down the infamous RED BARRON?
A) General Hocksteder
B) Col. Polo Saunders
C) Billy Bishop
D) Capt. Roy Brown
  • 16. What what were common everyday problems soilders in the trenches had to endure.
A) Rats, Lice, Musterd gas, Lunches
B) Rats, Lice, Musterd sandwiches, Mud
C) Rats, Lice, Musterd gas, Clean drinking water
D) Rats, Lice, Musterd gas, Mud
  • 17. What was conscription?
A) Forced Service
B) Medicine given to troops for trench mouth
C) Voulunteering for service
D) Medicine given to troops for trench foot
  • 18. What country was the treaty that ended the first world war signed in?
A) France
B) Germany
C) Slobovia
D) Belgium
  • 19. Who wrote "In Flanders Fields"?
A) John Baptiste
B) John Lennon
C) John McKHVW[`ade
D) John McCrae
  • 20. How many Canadian troopd died in the First World War?
A) 79,000
B) 78,000
C) 63,000
D) 64,000
  • 21. What battle was on July 1st 1916?
A) Ypres
B) Battle of Flanders Field
C) Iwo Jima
D) Beaumont Hamel
  • 22. What British colony lost many of its volunteers at the Battle of Beaumont QN\]_famel?
A) Wales
B) Newfoundland
C) New Zeland
D) Scotland
  • 23. Who led all Four Canadian Divisions at the Battle of Vimy Ridge?
A) General Ryan Smyth
B) General. Aurther Curry
C) General Joseph Stalin
D) General Justin Papineau
  • 24. What rank was Adolf Hitler during the first World war (in the Austrian Army)?
A) Corpral
B) General
C) Field Marshall
D) Captain
  • 25. Who was the last soilder killed in the first World War?
A) John Lennon
B) John Price
C) Long John Silver
D) Joseph Stalin
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Answer Key

1.A   2.C   3.C   4.B   5.B   6.B   7.C   8.D   9.D   10.D   11.B   12.C   13.A   14.A   15.D   16.D   17.A   18.A   19.D   20.C   21.D   22.B   23.B   24.A   25.B  

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