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Quiz on The Causes of World War I

The following questions are based on the article: the causes of World War I.
1. What were Bismark's diplomatic objectives after the unification of Germany?
To take over Austria
To build colonies
To isolate France and maintain peace in Europe
To Build the German Navy

2. In the 1870s and 80s Britain confronted what European power in Asia?
France
Holland
Austria
Russia

3. Why did France have a grudge against Germany?
France was jealous of German industry.
Their diplomats had been insulted by the emperor.
Germany had annexed Alsace and Lorraine
Germany had bigger colonies.

4. The Russo-Turkish war caused tension in the Balkans. What diplomatic effort by Bismark helped to temporarilly resolve differences?
The Congress of Berlin
The Treaty of San Stefano
The Reinsurance Treaty
The Dual Alliance

5. What was the Alliance between Germany, Italy, and Austria called?
The Axis Bloc
The Triple Entente
The Triple Alliance
The Three Amigos

6. What is it called when two countries work to resolve differences?
rapprochement
cordiality
amity
coup d'etat

7. What African country was the center of two crises between France and Germany?
Angola
Egypt
Algeria
Morocco

8. What two provinces in the Balkans did Austria annex in 1908?
Schleswig-Holstein
Alsace-Lorraine
Bosnia-Herzegovina
Trinidad and Tobago

9. What Year Did World War I Begin?
1914
1898
1939
1871

10. Who assassinated the Archduke Francis Ferdinand in Sarajevo to touch off World War I?
Leon Czolgosz
Princip Gavrilo
Nathuram Godse
Lee Harvey Oswald


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