• 1. 
    What three European countries signed an alliance called the Triple Entente?

  • France, Britain, Russia
  • Germany, Russia, Italy
  • Italy, Austria, Poland
  • France, Spain, Netherlands
  • 2. 
    What is it called when a country expands its influence and power into a large empire?

  • Imperialism
  • Socialism
  • Despotism
  • Communism
  • 3. 
    Which two countries had become wealthy through creating vast worldwide empires?

  • Britain and France
  • Germany and France
  • Russia and Britain
  • Russia and Germany
  • 4. 
    What single event triggered the start of World War I?

  • Germany invaded Poland
  • The bombing of Pearl Harbor
  • The assassination of Archduke Ferdinand
  • The alliance formed between Germany and Austria
  • 5. 
    Who was Archduke Ferdinand?

  • The British ambassador to Germany
  • The leader of Germany's armed forces
  • The heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary
  • The future Tsar of Russia
  • 6. 
    What country declared war on Serbia at the very start of World War I?

  • Austria-Hungary
  • Germany
  • Russia
  • Italy
  • 7. 
    Why do some historians believe that Germany wanted to start World War I?

  • Germany felt that the sooner the war began, the better chance they had
  • Germany felt surrounded by enemies
  • All of the above
  • Germany felt that the war was going to happen
  • 8. 
    Which side was the United States on at the start of the war?

  • All of the above
  • Britain and France
  • The United States was neutral at the start of the war
  • Germany and Austria
  • 9. 
    Which of the following was a cause that contributed to the start of World War I?

  • Politics
  • All of the above
  • Imperialism
  • Secret Alliances
  • 10. 
    World War I was mostly fought between the countries of what continent?

  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • North America
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