World War I Quiz (WW1)

Try to name these people, places and things from the first World War.
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Last updated: November 13, 2020
First submittedMay 17, 2013
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Name for Germany and its allies
The Central Powers
Major allies of Germany
Austria-Hungary
Ottoman Empire
Bulgaria
Archduke whose assassination
started the conflict
Franz Ferdinand
City in which the above
took place
Sarajevo
What officially ended the War
against Germany
Treaty of Versailles
Deadly battles on
the Western Front in 1916
Battle of Verdun
Battle of the Somme
Proposal for Mexico to
invade the U.S.
Zimmermann Telegram
Yellow-brown chemical weapon
Mustard Gas
Area between the trenches
No Man's Land
Name for November 11, 1918
Armistice Day
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Pandemic that started in 1918
Spanish Flu
Widespread medical condition
caused by damp feet
Trench Foot
Prime Ministers of the U.K.
H. H. Asquith
David Lloyd George
Kaiser of Germany
Wilhelm II
Tsar of Russia
Nicholas II
President of the U.S.
Woodrow Wilson
Prime Minister of France
Georges Clemenceau
Another name for WWI
The Great War
Yet another name for WWI
The War to
End All Wars
Unofficial ceasefire in late 1914
Christmas Truce
German airships which
bombed the U.K.
Zeppelins
Turkish peninsula and site of a
bloody battle with ANZAC troops
Gallipoli
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Level 80
Jun 6, 2013
Kept putting in Clemenceau and wondering why the name didn't work. Realized it was president and not prime minister. Sometimes it helps to read the question. Great quiz!
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Level 80
Jul 19, 2013
I was also thinking of Clemenceau though I couldn't remember his name exactly, in spite of doing a research project on him in 9th grade. Still, got most of these right. The taunt on the front page was wrong!
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Level 80
Jul 16, 2016
Happy to report 3 years later I did much much better. Only missed trench foot for a score of 25/26.
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Level 80
Nov 12, 2016
and a few months later easily got them all. Hooray for learning.
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Level 45
Aug 7, 2016
Yes, the question about France should be about Clemenceau as PM because he was really the one in control of France during the later stages of the war. I have not made an extensive study of the presidency vs. the prime minister under the French 3rd Republic, or whether the presidency became more powerful under De Gaulle and the French 5th Republic, but I DO know that in WWI, it was the Tiger of France who was calling the shots when the last shots were fired.
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Level 77
Nov 11, 2016
President certainly became more powerful in the 5th republic, but I don't know how it worked in the 3rd.
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Level 80
Nov 12, 2016
They both show up on my World Leaders of the World Wars quiz.
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Level 71
Oct 19, 2018
Yep, iā€™d never heard of Poincare but just thought Clemenceau ran France during WW1
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Level āˆž
Nov 13, 2020
This has been changed. I didn't realize that the Prime Minister was the most important official in France back then.
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Level 47
Jul 19, 2013
Safe to say I know a lot less about ww1 than ww2.
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Level 47
Jul 19, 2013
The only reason I got Verdun was a George Carlin skit.
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Level 54
Jul 19, 2013
How many of us came here because of the provocative remark on the front page, and got most of them right?
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Level 66
Jul 20, 2013
Me. 23.
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Level 56
Jan 27, 2017
Me too. Turns out I actually know quite a lot about WW1. :)
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Level 53
Jul 19, 2013
too easy
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Level 18
Jul 23, 2013
Whoo I need to brush up on this. Good thing WW1 is our Academic Decathlon topic.
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Level 69
Sep 6, 2013
Argghh!! This is, like, the second time I've tried to put "Armistace Day" in!!
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Level 65
Nov 11, 2016
Same!
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Level 79
Aug 30, 2014
Only scored 14, but this quiz was a good learning experience. Thanks.
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Level 79
Jan 25, 2017
Scored 17 this time. I'm a slow learner, but at least I didn't lose any ground.
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Level 47
Jan 15, 2016
What about Princip, the man who shot Franz Ferdinand. Or Franz Josef the emperor of the Austria-Hungary Empire.
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Level 46
Nov 11, 2016
:( typed Versaille instead of Versailles... oh well, good quiz
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Level 72
Nov 11, 2016
I wonder why there is no Serbia in this quiz?
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Level 44
Nov 11, 2016
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Level 72
Nov 11, 2016
Nego kako.
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Level 66
Nov 16, 2020
I am sad with the fact that this quizes are so western oriented. There was war on Balkans and Eastern front also. By the way, breakthrough of Balkan front was a seal to Allied victory in WW1.
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Level 57
Aug 11, 2017
Could you loosen the spelling a bit for Zeppelin? I remembered it as "zepplin" and had to root around for it.
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Level 66
Feb 2, 2019
Got them all with 2:51 remaining at 2:32:39 PM on February 2, 2019, with one pause of about fifteen to twenty seconds as I sat to try and remember France's president's name; it soon came back to me.
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Level 72
May 19, 2019
Interesting that (besides Wilson) all the leaders actually elected to lead their nations through the war are amongst the least remembered.
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Level 50
Sep 7, 2020
Kept writing Tripoli wondering why it wouldn't work ...smh
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Level 60
Oct 10, 2020
I hate how Western focuses this quiz is. Not many about the Eastern Front at all. Focus on Germany, France, UK and of course USA as always.