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a. Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Russia
b. Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy
c. France, Great Britain, and Italy
d. France, Great Britain, and Russia

d. France, Great Britain, and Russia

a. Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Russia
b. Germany, Austria-Hungary, and the Ottoman Empire
c. France, Great Britain, and Italy
d. France, Great Britain, and Russia

b. Germany, Austria-Hungary, and the Ottoman Empire

a. Serbia gained independence from the Ottoman Empire.
b. Slavs ruled by Austria-Hungary wanted their own country.
c. Belgians in Belgium wanted to unite with Belgians in Germany.
d. Belgians held off German troops for two weeks.

b. Slavs ruled by Austria-Hungary wanted their own country.

Which of the following explains why a small conflict in the Balkans spread to all of Europe? (5 points)
Select one:
a. Many of the European powers had entered into alliances requiring them to defend each other.
b. Most of the European powers lacked military defenses to stop an attack.
c. Serbia refused all of Austria-Hungary’s demands, prompting other nations to declare war.
d. Slavs in Russia refused to support their fellow Slavs in the Balkan region.

a. Many of the European powers had entered into alliances requiring them to defend each other.

Which of the following was directly caused by Austria-Hungary declaring war on Serbia? (5 points)
Select one:
a. Russia mobilized its troops.
b. Germany declared war on Russia and France.
c. Britain declared war on Germany.
d. Germany attacked Luxembourg.

a. Russia mobilized its troops.

What aspect of the situation in Europe does this cartoon illustrate? (5 points)

Select one:
a. The Great Powers competing with each other for control of the Balkans
b. The Great Powers heading for war in the Balkans because of their alliances
c. The Great Powers trying to prevent unrest in the Balkans from becoming war
d. The Great Powers forming alliances in response to unrest in the Balkans

c. The Great Powers trying to prevent unrest in the Balkans from becoming war

After the Franco-Prussian War, why did Germany form alliances and start to build up its military? (5 points)
Select one:
a. Germany wanted to invade Italy to unite Germans living within Italy.
b. Germany wanted to annex Belgium to unite Germans living in Belgium.
c. Germany feared that Great Britain would form an alliance with France.
d. Germany feared that France wanted to recapture Alsace and Lorraine.

d. Germany feared that France wanted to recapture Alsace and Lorraine.

What aspect of the Schlieffen Plan is illustrated by this map? (5 points)

Select one:
a. If France and Russia attacked Germany, Germany would face a war on two fronts.
b. If France attacked Russia, French troops would have to move through Germany.
c. If Russia attacked Germany, France would be too far away to offer support.
d. If Germany attacked Russia, France would be too far away to offer support.

a. If France and Russia attacked Germany, Germany would face a war on two fronts.

What was the significance of the Battle of Stalingrad? (5 points)
Select one:
a. The Soviet victory is considered a turning point in the war. Correct
b. It led to Germany’s capture of the Red Army in 1943.
c. It forced the Soviet Union to reconsider its commitment to the Allied cause.
d. It slowed down the Russian invasion of German territory begun in 1941.

a. The Soviet victory is considered a turning point in the war. Correct

What event officially formed the alliance between Italy and Germany in World War II? (5 points)
Select one:
a. Mussolini and Hitler signed the Pact of Steel to defend each other in a time of war. Correct
b. The Italians invaded Africa and sought help from Hitler’s army.
c. Germany forced Italy to sign the alliance under the threat of invasion.
d. The British and French had declared war on Italy after the Blitzkrieg.

a. Mussolini and Hitler signed the Pact of Steel to defend each other in a time of war. Correct

Which of the following actions explains why Britain officially entered World War II? (5 points)
Select one:
a. The signing of the Pact of Steel between Hitler and Mussolini
b. The German invasion of the Soviet Union
c. The signing of the German-Soviet Nonaggression Pact
d. The German invasion of Poland Correct

d. The German invasion of Poland Correct

What event shook the United States from its non-interventionist foreign policy and directly involved it in World War II? (5 points)
Select one:
a. The destruction caused during the Battle of Britain
b. Japanese aggression in China and Southeast Asia
c. Japanese bombing of the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor Correct
d. The death of President Roosevelt and the elevation of Truman

c. Japanese bombing of the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor Correct

Select one:
a. The rescue of British troops from Dunkirk
b. The victory at the Battle of Midway
c. The British withstanding the Battle of Britain
d. The Normandy invasion of Europe

d. The Normandy invasion of Europe

What was the significance of the Battle of Midway for the Americans? (5 points)
Select one:
a. Japan’s defeat would be a turning point toward American victory in the Pacific. Correct
b. Japan’s defeat would allow the Americans to invade the Philippines.
c. America’s successful defense of the base would allow them to move more troops to Europe.
d. America’s successful defense of the base would allow them to leave the Pacific entirely.

a. Japan’s defeat would be a turning point toward American victory in the Pacific. Correct

Why did the United States agree to the "Europe First" strategy? (5 points)
Select one:
a. Because the war in Europe was already nearly won by this time
b. Because its priority was to help its allies first defeat the Nazis Correct
c. Because the war in the Pacific had not yet reached critical proportions
d. Because the Allies would fight Japan if the United States did not help

b. Because its priority was to help its allies first defeat the Nazis Correct

Why did the Allies land on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day? (5 points)
Select one:
a. To launch a surprise invasion of Europe from southern Italy
b. To encourage the Soviet Union to continue fighting on the Eastern Front
c. To take advantage of false information given to the Germans about an invasion elsewhere Correct
d. To establish a stronghold on Germany’s northern coast

c. To take advantage of false information given to the Germans about an invasion elsewhere Correct

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