History quiz

Exercises on Brazil's participation in World War I - with feedback

Last updated:2022-07-25
Question 01 - Mackenzie 2018 - Afternoon - “Neutral during most of the first three years of the conflict, a position aligned with that of the United States government, Brazil entered the war in 1917, using as official justification the attacks by German submarines on Brazilian merchant ships”. ://www.bbc.com/portuguese/noticias/2014/11/141110_brasil_gu erra_fd. Accessed on 08.30.17On the effects of Brazil's participation in the First World War (1914-1918), analyze the following statements.I. Until then an agro-exporter and dependent on the European market, the Brazilian economy was directly affected by the conflict. With the fall in coffee export earnings, the agrarian elites lost prestige and legitimacy, in a slow process that culminated in the Vargas coup in 1930.II. The fall in purchasing power and the increase in the cost of living increased popular dissatisfaction and fostered the strengthening of the working class, including the growth of union movements. As a result, the first major strikes broke out in 1917 and 1918.III. There were, despite the crises, some economic gains. The disturbances provoked by the war in the international market forced Brazil to pay more attention to its industry, with emphasis on the production of import substitution. Between 1912 and 1920, the number of workers in Brazilian industry practically doubled. It is correct what is stated in a) I, only. b) I and II, only. c) I, II and III. d) II and III, only.e) II, only.
Question 02 - UPF 2018.1 - On October 26, 1917, in the context of the First World War, Brazil declared war on Germany. The following year, the country would effectively participate in that great conflict. In relation to Brazil's participation in the First World War, it is correct to say:a) It had a fundamental participation in the naval confrontation that directly influenced the outcome of the war, giving victory to the countries of the Triple Alliance. In exchange for this help, Brazil headed the post-war meetings during the Versailles Conference. b) Brazil's participation contributed by providing agricultural supplies to the countries of the Triple Entente. In addition, the Brazilian economy underwent a major process of industrialization, becoming one of the main industrial powers in the post-war world. c) The USA, in 1917, financed Brazilian industrialization to gain its support during the conflict. The government of President Venceslau Brás accepted the economic aid and, in the same year, helped to invade the territory of Germany. d) The country participated timidly in the conflict, being responsible for sending ships to defend the Atlantic, in case there were German attacks, in addition to sending agricultural supplies and medical support to the countries of the Triple Entente. to Germany, Brazil remained only as a diplomatic observer, thus guaranteeing its participation in the post-war conference, being one of the signatories of the Treaty of Versailles.
Question 03 - Navy - 2016 - Command of the 1st District naval - The participation of the Brazilian Navy in World War I was formalized with the sending of the Naval Division in War Operations (DNOG), under the command of Admiral Pedro Max Fernando de Frontin, to the theater of operations. What did DNOG's main mission consist of? A) Escort convoys of merchant ships in the South Atlantic. B) Transport Brazilian Army troops to the European continent. C) Patrol the maritime area between Dakar, Senegal, and Gibraltar, at the entrance to the Mediterranean Sea. D) Develop the privateering war against Germany with the use of submarines acquired in Italy. E) Fight the German rebels that occupied the coast of Santa Catarina.
Question 04 - Navy - 2016 - Command of the 5th Naval District - During the First World War, Brazilian merchant ships were attacked by German submarines, which led the Brazilian government to declare a state of war with the German Empire in 1917. The creation of the Naval Division in Operations was constituted as a Brazilian action in this war. of war. B) from the Northeast Naval Force.C) from the Brazilian Air Force.D) from the Rio de la Plata Naval Division.E) from the Marine Corps.
Question 05 - INEP - 2014 - ENADE - History Degree - This year marks the centenary of the start of the First World War and, as can be seen from the headlines of the newspaper “A Época”, Brazil's involvement in the conflict was the result of a series of circumstances. In this sense, Brazil's participation in the First World War
a) allowed the country to have a seat in the Paris Peace Convention, in 1919, and, later, in the League of Nations, expanding its insertion at the international level.
b) it was important in patrolling the South Atlantic, since, from the beginning of the conflict, the country's ships were constantly attacked by Germany.
c) it originated in the decision of President Venceslau Brás, who disregarded public opinion in favor of the country's neutrality and declared war on Germany in 1917.
d) forced the country to promote a reform in the army that, after the Paraguayan War, had adapted to the French model, the which was out of date in 1914.
e) is explained by the important position that the country occupied in South America, as a representative of the interests of the Triple Entente.

01 - C
02 - C
03 - C
04 - A
05 - A