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The Great War

written by: danmontg
 
This is a general quiz about the "Great War" or World War One as it was called when World War Two came.

Question 1:


When was World War I fought?
1915 - 1920
1913 - 1917
1914 - 1918
1912 - 1918

Question 2:


The Schlieffen Plan was Germany's strategic plan for victory in World War I. According to this plan, at the beginning of the war Germany's goal was to first defeat this country.
Italy
France
Great Britain
Russia

Question 3:


Name the North Sea battle of World War I in which the British navy lost more ships but the German navy failed to break the British blockade.
Verdun
Jutland
Falklands
Baltic

Question 4:


What German general became president of Germany after World War I?
Falkenheim
Hindenburg
Ludendorf
Rommel

Question 5:


Which of the following countries did not enter World War I until the second year of conflict?
United States
Russia
Austria-Hungary
Italy

Question 6:


The Battle of the Somme on the western front of World War I is best remembered for which of the following?
The final collapse of the German Army
Massive casualties with little gain for either side
The first use of poison gas in the war
First use of aircraft for artillery spotting

Question 7:


Which of these major cities was bombed numerous times during World War I by enemy aircraft?
Warsaw
London
Berlin
Paris

Question 8:


Tanks were developed and first used by this country in an attempt to break through the enemy trench system during World War I.
Britain
Germany
France
Russia

Question 9:


What usually preceded large infantry attacks on enemy trenches on the western front of World War I?
many small infantry raids to find weak points in the trenches
massive artillery bombardment
large scale use of propaganda to weaken enemy morale
large scale bombing by aircraft

Question 10:


Two Russian armies were practically destroyed when they tried to invade Germany in the first months of World War I, but were soundly defeated at this location.
Kaliningrad
Lublin
Tannenberg and Massurian Lakes
Brest Litovsk

Question 11:


During World War I, the British Army, attempting to open a line of communication with Russia, received a severe setback at the hand of the Turks at this location.
Bosporus
Istanbul
Thessaloniki
Gallipoli

Question 12:


The armistice on the western front of WWI began at ten o'clock on the tenth day of the tenth month of the final year of the conflict.
True
False

 


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