WW1 Test

Take Home Question

Prepare BEFORE and submit your answer with your test.

PART C – Identify and Explain (T)
Answer each question in full sentences by providing appropriate detail and explanation.

1.  Many historians and writers consider the Canadian victory at Vimy a defining moment for Canada.  Canadian soldier A.E. Ross remarked about the battle that, “in those few minutes I witnessed the birth of a nation.”  Identify and explain 3 specific reasons why Vimy Ridge is historically significant given our study of the 3 sources: Canada Remembers the Battle of Vimy Ridge Veterans Affairs Canada, Vimy Ridge Documentary Discovery Channel Great Battles, and Vimy Ridge: Birthplace of a Nation – or of a Canadian Myth? The Globe and Mail 31 March 2017.     (6 marks)


                                                                                                                            World War I Test

Name:                                                                                                                                                             Total Marks        /40

PART A – Matching (APP)     10 MARKS
Match the best term in Column A with the best description in Column B.  Choose only one term for each description.

Column A                                                                                Column B

1. Vimy Ridge                                                                           _______  French imperialism

2. Syria                                                                                    _______  self-contained fighting units

PART B – Multiple Choice (KU)     10 MARKS
Clearly select and circle the BEST answer for each of the following multiple-choice questions.

1.  The following country exploited the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand to crush Serbian nationalism.

a)  Russia

b)  Germany

c)  Austria Hungary

d)  Ottomans

PART C – Explain and Defend (T)     10 MARKS
Answer each question in full sentences by providing appropriate detail and explanation.


PART D – Read & Respond (COM)     10 MARKS

Given our study of WW1, state and support your opinion on the quotes below using specific details from course materials we read, watched and discussed in class.  1 mark for each well developed point.