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World war: Quiz


Question 1: The Asian powers were not involved (counting in this instance the ________ as a European power).
IstanbulTurkish peopleOttoman EmpireTurkey

Question 2: The ________ cites the first known usage in the English language as being in April 1909, in the pages of the Westminster Gazette.
Oxford English DictionaryAmerican and British English spelling differencesJames Murray (lexicographer)United Kingdom

Question 3: Institutions such as NATO, the United Nations and the ________ were established to "collectivise"[citation needed] international affairs, with the explicit aim of preventing another outbreak of general war[citation needed].
European ParliamentEuropean UnionDenmarkGermany

Question 4: ________ (1701–1713)[6][7]
Battle of BlenheimWar of the Spanish SuccessionCapture of GibraltarBattle of Ramillies

Question 5: World wars span several ________, and last for multiple years.
North AmericaAsiaEuropeContinent

Question 6: The other most common usage of the term is in the context of ________, a phrase usually used to describe any hypothetical future global conflict.
Doomsday ClockNuclear holocaustWorld War IIIApocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction

Question 7: ________ (1792–1802) and the Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815).
First CoalitionFrench Revolutionary WarsGreat French WarFrench Revolutionary Army

Question 8: The Asian powers of India, ________ and Japan did not act outside their own territory.
Religion in ChinaTime in ChinaProvince (China)China

Question 9: Technologies developed during wartime had a profound effect on peacetime life as well—for instance, jet aircraft, penicillin, nuclear energy, and electronic ________.
Central processing unitPersonal computerComputerLinux

Question 10: The World Wars were made possible, above all else, by a combination of fast communications (such as the telegraph and ________) and fast transportation (the steam ship and railroad).
RadioMicrowaveAmateur radioRadio broadcasting

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