History

Question 1
In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, European nations formed alliances in order to __________.

keep peace on the continent <--
build large empires
increase their wealth

Question 2

Which of the following answer choices correctly identifies the nations that made up the Triple Entente?

France, Russia, and Great Britain <--
Great Britain, the United States, and Russia
Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy

Question 3

What happened as a result of spreading nationalism in the Balkans?

The region became an area of tension and unrest. <--
The Ottoman Empire fought Austria-Hungary for control of the region.
Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina combined into one Slavic nation.

What is the spark that ignited the powder keg in the Balkans and directly led to World War I?

the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo <-
the invasion of Serbia by Austro-Hungarian troops
the assassination of Kaiser Wilhelm II in Vienna

Question 5

What caused events to rapidly and irreversibly lead to war in Europe?

the system of alliances that existed in Europe <-
advances in weapons and methods of warfare
imperialism and colonialism

Question 6

Why did people in most European nations believe that the war that started in August 1914 would end quickly?

Question 6
Each nation believed it had superior military forces and strategies. <--
Civilians were not allowed to remain in the armed forces for longer than one year.
European nations were suffering from a severe economic depression.

Question 7

Germany's strategy for a quick victory in World War I included __________.

a quick defeat of France, followed by an invasion of Russia <--
a large-scale naval blockade of England, followed by a quick invasion of France
a quick defeat of Austria-Hungary and Russia

What element of war resulted when a stalemate occurred between the Allied Powers and the Central Powers?

naval battles
chemical warfare
trench warfare<-

Question 10
Which of the following was not a new weapon or new method of warfare used during World War I?
poison gas
artillery <--
airplanes

Question 11

In the opening months of World War I, Russia was __________.

fighting for its existence
pushing German and Ottoman forces back <-
neither losing nor gaining ground

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