World War 1 Quiz

Between what years did the World War 1 take place?

1939-1945
1861-1865
1914-1918
1955-1975

How were the leaders of belligerent nations Tsar Nicolas II (Russia), King George V (United Kingdom) and Kaiser Wilhelm (Germany) related?

They had fought wars against each other before
They were first Cousins
They studied together at Oxford University
They were Brothers

Whose assassination sparked the outbreak of World War 1?

Queen Victoria
Kaiser Wilhelm
Tsar Nicholas II
Archduke Franz Ferdinand

Who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand?

Grigori Rasputin
Nedeljko Cabrinovic
Otto von Bismarck
Gavrilo Princip

What was the July Ultimatum?

A series of ten demands by Austria-Hungary for Serbia
Germany's warning to Russia against Army Mobilization
Britain's warning to Germany to leave Belgium by the July of 1914
America's warning to Germany to stop the war by the July of 1914

After Austria-Hungary declared war, which nation began mobilising its army in support of Serbia?

Germany
England
France
Russia

Which countries were part of the Triple Alliance?

Germany, United Kingdom and Italy
Austria-Hungary, Serbia and, Bosnia and Herzegovina
United Kingdom, France and United States
Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy

Which countries were part of the Triple Entete Alliance?

France, United Kingdom, Russia
United Kingdom, Russia, United States
Ottoman Empire, Russia, France
United States, United Kingdom, France

Why did Britain join the war?

Because Germany declared war against Russia
Because Austria-Hungary declared war on Britain
Because Germany attacked Belgium
Because Germany bombed the British Navy

What was the name of the Ocean Liner sunk by German U-boats on 7 May 1915?

USS Indianapolis
RMS Lusitania
Housatonic
Nova Scotia

When did USA join World War 1?

1916
1915
1917
1918

Who was the American President during World War 1?

Woodrow Wilson
Herbert Hoover
Theodore Roosevelt
Harry S. Truman

Why did Russia exit the war in 1917?

Russia could not financially sustain the war
Germany defeated Russia in Eastern Europe
They had already accomplished what they had set out to do
The Bolsheviks Revolutionaries wanted to end the war and build Russia instead

When did the World War 1 end?

November 3, 1918
November 30, 1918
November 15, 1918
November 11, 1918

What organisation was formed to prevent future World War like tragedies from happening?

United Nations
The League of Nations
World Trade Organisation
Red Cross