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World War I: The Great War - Quiz

The following questions are based on the article: World War I: the Great War.
1. What was the plan the German's used when they invaded France and over-ran Belgium at the beginning of the war?
Operation Market Garden
The Invasion Plan
The Schlieffen Plan
The Bourne Plan

2. The western front became a war of position because defense was superior to offense. The type of war that developed was called?
trench war
blitzkrieg
war of attrition
war of maneuver

3. The German forces under the command of Ludendorf defeated the Russians at two major battles on the eastern front. One was the Battle of the Massurian Lakes. What was the other?
Gallipoli
Borodino
Kursk
Tannnenburg

4. The Italians lost a major battle against the Austrians, which crated a stalement on the Italian front. This battle was called?
Marengo
Caporetto
Rivoli
Naples

5. The British tried to open a route through the Dardanelles to Russia via an attack of Turkey at a place called?
Gallipoli
Ankara
Ilium
Cyprus

6. The Germans brought a new weapon into the war at sea in an effort to stop supplies reaching Britain. What was this weapon?
radio
machine gun
submarine
air plane

7. The British fought a sea battle with Germany that ended in a stalemate, but kept the German fleet bottled up in the Baltic. What was the name of this battle?
Copenhagen
Midway
Trafalgar
Jutland

8. Who was sent in a sealed train to Russia by the Germans in an effort to subvert the government?
Karl Marx
Vladimir Lenin
Leon Trotsky
Stalin

9. What was the name of the treaty that ended the war?
Treaty of St. Cloud
Treaty of the Tuilleries
Treaty of Notre Dame
Treaty of Versailles


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