▶ Test your knowl­edge of World War I,

New Haven Register (New Haven, CT) - - FRONT PAGE - By Jen­nifer Keene

Novem­ber 11 marks the 100th an­niver­sary of the end of World War I, when Ger­many signed an ar­mistice agree­ment with the Al­lied pow­ers that ended the fight­ing.

The quiz be­low, from the Ash­brook Cen­ter at Ash­land Univer­sity in Ohio, pro­vides an op­por­tu­nity for you to test your knowl­edge of the his­tory and back­ground of the United States’ role in the “Great War.”

1. Who was the com­man­der of the Amer­i­can Ex­pe­di­tionary Forces?

A. John J. Per­sh­ing

B. Dou­glas Haig

C. Dou­glas MacArthur D. Dwight Eisen­hower

2. World War I be­gan in Au­gust 1914; when did the United States en­ter the war?

A. April 6, 1915

B. April 6, 1916

C. April 6, 1917

D. April 6, 1918

3. Which WWI bat­tle lasted 47 days and is one of the most lethal in Amer­i­can mil­i­tary his­tory?

A. The Somme B. Ver­dun

C. Meuse-Ar­gonne D. Bel­leau-Wood

4. How many lan­guages were spo­ken in the wartime Amer­i­can army?

A. 9

B. 37

C. 23

D. 46

5. What was the aim of Pres­i­dent Woodrow Wil­son’s 14 Points?

A. To en­act Pro­hi­bi­tion

B. To build a new in­ter­na­tional or­der

C. To strengthen the mil­i­tary D. To reg­u­late U.S. cor­po­ra­tions

6. What were the names of the two lion cub mas­cots adopted by Amer­i­can fighter pi­lots in France's Lafayette Es­cadrille unit?

A. Mo and Larry

B. Adam and Eve

C. Whiskey and Soda

D. Gin and Tonic

7. Who played Alvin York, World War I’s most cel­e­brated hero, in the 1941 biopic “Sergeant York”?

A. Clark Gable

B. Jimmy Ste­wart

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