1. What event triggered the start of World War I?

a) Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
b) Bombing of Pearl Harbor
c) Signing of the Treaty of Versailles
d) Invasion of Poland

2. Which country was not part of the Allied Powers during World War I?

a) France
b) Italy
c) Germany
d) Russia

3. The Treaty of Versailles was signed in which year?

a) 1914
b) 1918
c) 1921
d) 1919

4. Which battle is often considered the turning point in World War I on the Western Front?

a) Battle of the Marne
b) Battle of Verdun
c) Battle of the Somme
d) Battle of Stalingrad

5. Who was the leader of Germany during World War I?

a) Winston Churchill
b) Vladimir Lenin
c) Kaiser Wilhelm II
d) Adolf Hitler

6. Which country did the Treaty of Versailles primarily hold responsible for World War I?

a) France
b) United States
c) Germany
d) Italy

7. Which battle marked the final German offensive of World War I?

a) Battle of the Bulge
b) Battle of Ypres
c) Battle of Jutland
d) Battle of Passchendaele

8. Who was the British Prime Minister during most of World War I?

a) Neville Chamberlain
b) David Lloyd George
c) Winston Churchill
d) Herbert Henry Asquith

9. Which weapon was known as the “Big Bertha” during World War I?

a) Tank
b) Machine gun
c) Artillery gun
d) Poison gas

10. What was the nickname given to the soldiers who fought in World War I?

a) Doughboys
b) Tommies
c) Yanks
d) Poilus

11. The Ottoman Empire was part of which alliance during World War I?

a) Allied Powers
b) Central Powers
c) Neutral
d) Triple Entente

12. Which battle is known for being the first major use of tanks in warfare?

a) Battle of the Somme
b) Battle of Verdun
c) Battle of Cambrai
d) Battle of Tannenberg

13. The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk was signed between Germany and which country during World War I?

a) France
b) Russia
c) United States
d) Italy

14. Which country declared war on Serbia, leading to the start of World War I?

a) Germany
b) Austria-Hungary
c) Russia
d) France

15. Who was the President of the United States during World War I?

a) Woodrow Wilson
b) Franklin D. Roosevelt
c) Theodore Roosevelt
d) Harry S. Truman

16. What was the code name for the German offensive in 1918, which was their last major offensive of World War I?

a) Operation Overlord
b) Operation Barbarossa
c) Operation Michael
d) Operation Market Garden

17. Which battle is often considered the deadliest of World War I?

a) Battle of the Somme
b) Battle of Verdun
c) Battle of Passchendaele
d) Battle of Marne

18. Who was the British nurse known as the “Lady with the Lamp” during the Crimean War?

a) Florence Nightingale
b) Clara Barton
c) Mary Seacole
d) Edith Cavell

19. The Treaty of Trianon, signed in 1920, dealt with the aftermath of which World War?

a) World War I
b) World War II
c) Cold War
d) Korean War

20. The Battle of Gallipoli was fought in which country?

a) Turkey
b) Greece
c) Italy
d) Egypt

21. Which battle marked the first use of chemical weapons in World War I?

a) Battle of the Marne
b) Battle of the Somme
c) Second Battle of Ypres
d) Battle of Tannenberg

22. Who was the leader of the Bolsheviks during the Russian Revolution?

a) Vladimir Lenin
b) Joseph Stalin
c) Leon Trotsky
d) Tsar Nicholas II

23. Which country was not part of the Triple Entente during World War I?

a) United States
b) France
c) Russia
d) United Kingdom

24. The Battle of Jutland was a major naval battle fought between which two countries during World War I?

a) Germany and France
b) United Kingdom and Germany
c) Italy and Austria-Hungary
d) United States and Japan

25. Who was the last Tsar of Russia, whose abdication led to the Russian Revolution?

a) Nicholas I
b) Alexander II
c) Nicholas II
d) Peter the Great

26. Which country was invaded by Germany to begin World War II?

a) Poland
b) France
c) Soviet Union
d) United Kingdom

27. What event marked the end of World War II in Europe?

a) Dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
b) Surrender of Germany
c) Surrender of Japan
d) Signing of the Treaty of Versailles

29. The Battle of Midway, a turning point in the Pacific theater of World War II, was fought between which two countries?

a) United States and Japan
b) United States and Germany
c) Japan and China
d) Japan and Australia

30. Which city experienced the atomic bombing on August 6, 1945, during World War II?

a) Tokyo
b) Nagasaki
c) Hiroshima
d) Osaka

31. The Nazi regime in Germany was led by which dictator during World War II?

a) Adolf Hitler
b) Benito Mussolini
c) Joseph Stalin
d) Hideki Tojo

32. Which country did not fight alongside the Allies during World War II?

a) Soviet Union
b) Italy
c) United States
d) China

33. The Battle of Stalingrad, one of the deadliest battles in history, was fought between Germany and which country?

a) Soviet Union
b) United Kingdom
c) France
d) United States

34. The D-Day landings took place on the beaches of which region?

a) Normandy
b) Sicily
c) Iwo Jima
d) Okinawa

35. Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during most of World War II?

a) Neville Chamberlain
b) Winston Churchill
c) Clement Attlee
d) Harold Macmillan

36. The bombing of Pearl Harbor by the Japanese occurred on which date?

a) December 7, 1941
b) September 1, 1939
c) June 6, 1944
d) August 6, 1945

37. The Battle of Britain was primarily fought between which two countries?

a) United Kingdom and Germany
b) United States and Japan
c) France and Germany
d) Soviet Union and Germany

38. Which country surrendered to the Allies on May 7, 1945, marking the end of World War II in Europe?

a) Germany
b) Japan
c) Italy
d) Soviet Union

39. The Nuremberg Trials were held to prosecute leaders of which country for war crimes committed during World War II?

a) Germany
b) Japan
c) Italy
d) Soviet Union

40. Which event led to the United States entering World War II?

a) Attack on Pearl Harbor
b) Bombing of London
c) Invasion of Poland
d) Battle of Stalingrad

41. Which country did Japan invade in 1937, marking the beginning of World War II in Asia?

a) China
b) Korea
c) Vietnam
d) Philippines

42. The Battle of Kursk, one of the largest tank battles in history, was fought between Germany and which country?

a) Soviet Union
b) United Kingdom
c) United States
d) France

43. What was the name of the project that developed the atomic bombs during World War II?

a) Project Manhattan
b) Project Apollo
c) Project Mercury
d) Project Orion

44. Which country was not part of the Axis Powers during World War II?

a) Italy
b) Soviet Union
c) Japan
d) Germany

45. The Battle of El Alamein, a decisive victory for the Allies, took place in which country?

a) Egypt
b) Libya
c) Tunisia
d) Algeria

46. Who was the leader of the Soviet Union during most of World War II?

a) Vladimir Lenin
b) Joseph Stalin
c) Nikita Khrushchev
d) Leon Trotsky

47. Which event led to the United States joining World War I?

a) Bombing of Pearl Harbor
b) Sinking of the Lusitania
c) Zimmerman Telegram
d) Invasion of Poland

48. The Battle of Okinawa was fought between which two countries?

a) United States and Japan
b) United States and Germany
c) United Kingdom and Germany
d) Soviet Union and Japan

49. Who was the Emperor of Japan during World War II?

a) Hirohito
b) Akihito
c) Meiji
d) Naruhito

50. What was the name of the pact signed between Germany and the Soviet Union just before the outbreak of World War II?

a) Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact
b) Munich Agreement
c) Treaty of Versailles
d) Kellogg-Briand Pact