The First World War 1
In 1914 Russia was not part of the Triple Alliance. The photo shows the flag of Russia.

The First World War 1

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Although an assassination sparked the beginning of the First World War, international tensions had been growing for many years. The First World War is an important subject of History.

Try our quiz on the very early days of the conflict.

1.
The war took place between which years?
1912-1917
1913-1919
1914-1918
1914-1920
2.
Which Archduke was assassinated in June 1914?
Franz Ferdinand
Fritz Ferdinand
Gerhard Ferdinand
Jurgen Ferdinand
In Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia
3.
Franz Ferdinand was heir to the throne of which country?
Austria-Hungary
Germany
Luxembourg
Poland
His wife was assassinated alongside him
4.
A month later Austria-Hungary declared war on which country?
Bulgaria
Montenegro
Rumania
Serbia
5.
Why was war declared on Serbia?
A Serbian had carried out the assassinations
Serbia had broken a peace treaty
Serbia had recently invaded Austria
Serbia had stolen lands from Austria
Serbia refused to allow Austria in to find the culprit
6.
The murderer, Gavrilo Princip, belonged to which political group?
Balkan Boys Massive
Black Hand Gang
Red Foot Gang
Serbian Liberation Front
7.
Which word means countries agreeing to help each other?
Alienation
Alliance
Benefaction
Dalliance
Especially at times of war
8.
In 1914 which country was not part of the Triple Alliance?
Austria
Germany
Italy
Russia
9.
What is another word for an alliance?
Ensconce
Entente
Entr'acte
Matante
10.
In July 1914 which country prepared its army to help defend Serbia?
Albania
Britain
France
Russia
Russia and Serbia were allies
Author:  Jan Crompton

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