The Cold War/1950's Test

25 Questions  I  By Knalexander on April 9, 2009
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.  Good Luck!

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