How Well Do You Know WWI?

World War I was an epoch defining conflict that brought several major imperial powers in direct opposition to other. This may have been the most influential war in all human history, changing forever how war was fought, how countries were organized, and how they conducted foreign policy. If you fancy yourself as a bit of a history buff, or if you feel you could do with learning a bit more, this WWI quiz is the one for you. Let's see how well you remember these colossal events!
World War I is otherwise known as…
The Great War
Kaiser’s War
The War of Verdun
What was the area located between opposing armies’ trenches known as?
No man’s land
The great soldier’s zone
The dead zone
Which event is commonly cited as the reason for WWI?
The murder of Franz Ferdinand, the heir of Austria’s throne in Sarajevo.
The Russian revolution of Lenin.
The German President’s assassination in Berlin.
Which nation was not a member of the initial ‘triple entente’ group of allies in 1914?
These were all major battles of WWI, apart from…
Battle of Antietam
Battle of the Somme
Battle of the Marne
What’s the ‘maneuvers warfare’?
A military strategy to defeat one’s enemy by movement.
A military strategy to defeat one’s enemy by standing still.
A squad of British soldiers.
Which nation was the first to declare war?
What was the date that America declared war on Germany?
April 6th, 1917
July 3rd, 1914
There was no declaration.
Who commanded US forces in Europe?
John J. Pershing
David Lloyd George
Theodore Roosevelt
Which military technology was developed during WWI?
Gas masks
Atomic bomb
Who won WWI?
The Allies in 1918
The Central Powers in 1917
The Allies in 1917
Germany’s invasion of which country provoked Britain entering the war?
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