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5 Matching questions

  1. War Industries Board
  2. American Expeditionary Force (AEF)
  3. Trench Warfare
  4. Doughboys
  5. General William "Billy" Mitchell
  1. a A form of warfare in which both combatants have fortified postitions and fighting lines are static.
  2. b Brigadier General and chief of air operations, First Army. The first high-ranking United States Army officer to learn how to fly, and the first to win the Croix de Guerre.
  3. c This was a United States government agency established on July 28, 1917, during World War I, to coordinate the purchase of war supplies.
  4. d The United States Armed Forces sent to Europe during World War I.
  5. e What the American soldiers called themselves, because white clay dust covered their skin when marching.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. This was one of the peace treaties at the end of World War I. It ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers. it was signed on June 28, 1919, exactly five years after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
  2. A World War I battle fought between December 12-15, 1918, involving the AEF and 48,000 French troops under the command of U.S. general John J. Pershing against German positions. The UNited States Army Air Service (which later became the United States Air Force) played a significant role in this action.
  3. This took place at Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey from April 25, 1915, to January 9, 1916, during the First World War. A joint British Empire and French operation was mounted to capture the Ottoman capital of Constantinople, and a secure sea route to Russia. The attempt failed, with heavy casualties on both sides.
  4. Was an Italian-American gangster who led a crime syndicate dedicated to smuggling and bootlegging of liquor and other illegal activities during the Prohibition Era of the 1920s and 1930s.
  5. Company founded by Henry Ford in 1910 and used mass production and is one of the most famous auto companies in the world.

5 True/False questions

  1. Lafayette Flying CorpsWas a United States soldier, famous as a World War I hero. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for leading an attack on a German machine gun nest, taking 32 machine guns, killing 28 German soldiers and capturing 132 others.


  2. Greenfield VillageIn the Metro Detroit suburb of Dearborn, Michigan, USA, is the nation's "largest indoor-outdoor museum" complex. Designed and built by the automobile industrialist Henry Ford.


  3. Archduke Ferdinand of AustriaThis man was an Archduke of Austria-Este, Austro Hungarian and Royal Prince of Hungary and Bohemia, and from 1889 until his death, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne. His assassination in Sarajevo precipitated Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia. This caused countries allied with Serbia to declare war on each other, starting World War I.


  4. LusitaniaBritish passenger boat sunk by a German submarine that claimed 1,000 lives. One of the main reasons America decided to join the war.


  5. Austria-HungaryIn World War I, the alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary and other nations allied with them in opposing the Allies.