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.

2. What were the two sides that formed at the start of World War I?

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Men wearing World War I uniforms attend a ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the war, at the National Monument of Hartmannswillerkop, in Wattwiller, eastern France, on Aug. 3, 2014.

Britain, France, and Germany vs. Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire, and Russia

Britain, France, and Italy vs. Germany and Russia

Britain, France, and Russia vs. Germany and Austria-Hungary

France and Germany vs. Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire

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