Canadian History Review Sheet Unit II Test 2011: The Great War
Part I Multiple Choice [15 marks]
In 15 separate questions, choose the appropriate response from 4 or 5 possible answers. For example:
When the First Canadian Contingent sailed for England in October of 1914, how many men were part of “Canada’s Response”?
a) 20 000
b) 30 000
c) 40 000
d) 50 000 [ ]
Part II Short Answer [5x5 marks each = 25 marks]
You must complete 5/ 8 short answer questions. Possible topics for these questions may include:
Attrition Military Service Act Sir Arthur Currie
The Dreadnought Vimy Ridge The McAdams Shovel
Total War Halifax Explosion of 1917 Newfoundland Regiment
Gavrilo Princip Valcartier Robert Borden
Schlieffen Plan Second Ypres Canon Scott
Part III Primary Photos [2 x 5 marks = 10 marks]
You will be given several primary photos. You need to use the information from the photo and define what is being represented. You will define 2 of 4, worth 5 marks each. For example,
Part V Short Essay [15 marks]
In a short, but effective essay, you will be asked to develop thoughts on several key issues of the Great War. Possible topics include:
Unit 2: The Great World War Test Review Sheet 2011
Part I Multiple Choice 15 marks
1. Which of the following countries was FIRST to enter the war?
b) Great Britain
d) United States [ ]
Part II Historical Connection 5 marks
Using information that you have studied from Unit 2, connect the historical quotes with the individual who said it or the historical situation to which they are referring. Please place the corresponding number in the space provided.
Part III Short Answer 4 x 5 marks = 20 marks
Please know the following. You will define 4 of 6.
Race to the Sea Treaty of London (1839) “Black Day of the German Army”
Count Alfred von Schlieffen Nivelle Brest-Litovsk
Passchendaele Gallipoli Mutiny
Kerensky Lenin Haig
First Ypres Jutland Operation: Michael
Part IV Essay 20 marks
You will be asked to answer one of the following questions:
1. 1916 has often been referred to as the year of the great “slaughter”. And, it has been argued that 1916 was the turning point in the war for the Allies. Argue effectively whether or not 1916 saw the Allies gain the upper hand during the Great War.
2. Article 231 of the Treaty of Versailles blames Germany for the Coming of the Great War. While referring to the underlying and immediate causes of the War, argue whether or not Germany was responsible for the cataclysm of 1914-1918.