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World War I was started in $$1914$$ between two alliance, the Triple Entente (Britain, France, Russia) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austro-Hungarian Empire and Ottoman Empire). Which event triggered the war?


A
The German conquest of Poland.
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B
The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria Hungary.
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C
The attack on Gallipoli by the Australian and new Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC).
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D
The bombing of Pearl harbour in the US.
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Solution

The correct option is B The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria Hungary.
  • The real causes of World War I included politics, secret alliances, imperialism, and nationalistic pride. However, there was one single event which started a chain of events leading to the war.
  • The World War 1 started when Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated on June 28, 1914.

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