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How do the events of World War I still affect us today? Take our quiz.

Though now a century past, World War I helped shape much of the world as we know it today. The Great War tore down empires and forged new nations. It transformed the battlefield by rendering old tactics obsolete and introducing new technology. And it introduced cultural icons and everyday items that are still recognized now. How much do you know about the lasting legacy of World War I? Take our quiz and find out.

Ceramic poppies forming part of an art installation stand laid out in the dry moat of the Tower of London in London on Aug. 3, 2014. The installation of 888,246 ceramic poppies is to mark the centenary of World War I, with the final one being planted on Armistice Day on November 11. Each poppy represents a British military fatality during the war.
Matt Dunham/AP
Question 1 of 15

1. What event triggered the start of World War I?

The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

Germany’s invasion of Belgium

The Russian Revolution

The sinking of the Lusitania

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