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The Cold War/1950's Test

25 Questions  I  By Knalexander
Cold War Quizzes & Trivia
This is the test that covers material related to the Cold War and the 1950's.   Please be sure to read each question and answer choice thoroughly before making an answer selection.  
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1.  __________ is best known for investigain communism in the film industry.
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2.  Winston Churchill referred to the spread of communism as this.
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3.  This term refers to the indirect but hostile conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union that began at the end of World War II.
4.  This action, conducted by the British and Americans, provided vital supplies to a region blockaded by the Soviet Union.
5.  What is significant about the Baby Boom?        
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6.  When an armistice was signed ending the Korean War,
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7.  Which of the following made it illegal to plan anything that might lead to a totalitarian dictatorship in the US?
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8.  The group that benefited most from the economy and culture of the 1950s was
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9.  ____________ was the leader of the Nationalist forces in China.
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10.  Which of the following did not contribute to our modern lifestyle?        
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11.  The launch of Sputnik demonstrated
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12.  In the 1950s, both the beat movement and rock 'n' roll were viewed as forms of        
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13.  General Douglas MacArthur commanded U.S. forces in ________.
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14.  This man became president in 1952 after the Korean stalemate
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15.  Accusations that communism was widely present in the U.S. government and military were made by ____________.
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16.  The strength of the 1950s economy was due to
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17.  Both the United States and the Soviet Union joined this peacekeeping organization after World War II.
18.  Which scenario describes the controversy over leadership in the Korean War?
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19.  These Eastern European nations were dominated by the Soviet Union.
20.  This defensive military alliance was the first military alliance that the United States ever entered during peacetime.
21.  Criticism of television in the 1950s was based on       
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22.  This aid program provided 16 countries with $13 billion in aid.
23.  ____________ was the leader of the Communists in China.
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24.  The United States’ policy of ___ was designed to stop the spread of communism.
25.  This provided for about 400 million dollars in aid to be sent to postwar Turkey and Greece.
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