How Much You Know About The Immediate Post War Period?

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The Immediate Post War period contained many challenges. Play this informative quiz to learn more about that period. Do you know when did the Korean War start? What was Marshall's plan? What significant event took place immediately after the war, and how do those events continue to shape the world even today? Get answers to all that and much more in this quiz. If you find the quiz informative, share it with your friends. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was the Marshall Plan all about?

    • A.

      Plan to detonate an Atom bomb.

    • B.

      An American initiative enacted in 1948 to provide foreign aid to Western Europe

    • C.

      An attempted coup against the President of the United States

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. An American initiative enacted in 1948 to provide foreign aid to Western Europe
    Explanation
    The Marshall Plan was an American initiative enacted in 1948 to provide foreign aid to Western Europe. It aimed to help rebuild the economies of war-torn countries and prevent the spread of communism. The plan provided financial assistance, technical expertise, and resources to help these countries recover and stabilize their economies. It was a significant step in the United States' efforts to rebuild Europe and promote economic and political stability in the aftermath of World War II.

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  • 2. 

    When did the Bretton Wood conference take place?

    • A.

      July 4, 1944

    • B.

      July 1,  1944

    • C.

      July 8, 19945

    • D.

      July 1, 1945

    Correct Answer
    B. July 1,  1944
    Explanation
    The correct answer is July 1, 1944. The Bretton Woods Conference took place on this date. This conference was held in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, and was attended by representatives from 44 countries. The purpose of the conference was to establish a new international monetary system after World War II. The conference resulted in the creation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), which later became part of the World Bank.

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  • 3. 

    When was United Nations established?

    • A.

      October 21, 1945

    • B.

      October 24, 1945

    • C.

      November 24, 1945

    • D.

      March 24, 1945

    Correct Answer
    B. October 24, 1945
    Explanation
    The United Nations was established on October 24, 1945. This date marks the official founding of the organization, which was formed in order to promote international cooperation and maintain peace and security among nations. The UN was created in the aftermath of World War II, with the goal of preventing future conflicts and providing a platform for countries to address global issues together.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following is not a permanent member of United Nations Security Council?

    • A.

      China

    • B.

      Russia

    • C.

      France

    • D.

      India

    Correct Answer
    D. India
    Explanation
    India is not a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. The permanent members of the Security Council are China, Russia, France, the United States, and the United Kingdom. These five countries were the founding members of the United Nations and were granted permanent membership with veto power. India, although a significant global player, is not a permanent member and does not possess veto power in the Security Council.

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  • 5. 

    The Truman Doctrine, laid out in 1947, involved aid to

    • A.

      Spain and France

    • B.

      Greece and Turkey

    • C.

      Israel and France

    • D.

      Syria and Israel

    Correct Answer
    B. Greece and Turkey
    Explanation
    The Truman Doctrine, laid out in 1947, involved aid to Greece and Turkey. This doctrine was a policy of the United States to provide economic and military assistance to countries threatened by communism. Greece and Turkey were considered vulnerable to communist influence at the time, and the aid provided by the Truman Doctrine aimed to prevent their fall to communism and maintain stability in the region.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following was not among the original members of NATO, the U.S.-led military alliance established roughly four years after World War II?

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      Spain

    • C.

      United Kingdom

    • D.

      U.S.A

    Correct Answer
    B. Spain
    Explanation
    Spain was not among the original members of NATO. The U.S.-led military alliance was established in 1949, and the original members were the United States, United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Canada, Denmark, Iceland, Italy, Norway, and Portugal. Spain did not become a member until 1982, more than three decades after NATO was founded.

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  • 7. 

    When was NATO established?

    • A.

      April 1, 1949

    • B.

      April 4, 1949

    • C.

      April 4, 1950

    • D.

      July 4, 1949

    Correct Answer
    B. April 4, 1949
    Explanation
    NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, was established on April 4, 1949. This organization was formed as a collective defense alliance among Western European nations and the United States in response to the growing threat of the Soviet Union during the Cold War. The establishment of NATO aimed to promote stability, security, and cooperation among its member countries through mutual defense and military cooperation.

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  • 8. 

    In 1945, the Allied powers established a tribunal in which city to try Nazi leaders for wartime atrocities? 

    • A.

      Paris

    • B.

      Berlin

    • C.

      Nuremberg 

    • D.

      Marseille

    Correct Answer
    C. Nuremberg 
    Explanation
    After World War II, the Allied powers established a tribunal in the city of Nuremberg to try Nazi leaders for their wartime atrocities. This was known as the Nuremberg Trials, where top-ranking Nazi officials were held accountable for their roles in the Holocaust, war crimes, and crimes against humanity. The trials took place from 1945 to 1946 and were a significant step towards establishing the principles of international criminal law and holding individuals accountable for their actions during times of war.

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  • 9. 

    When did the Korean War start?

    • A.

      August 6, 1948

    • B.

      July 25, 1950

    • C.

      June 25, 1950

    • D.

      June 4, 1948

    Correct Answer
    C. June 25, 1950
    Explanation
    The Korean War started on June 25, 1950. This date marks the beginning of the conflict between North Korea and South Korea, when North Korean forces invaded South Korea. The war lasted for three years until an armistice was signed in 1953.

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  • 10. 

    When did Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong declare the creation of the People's Republic of China (PRC)?

    • A.

      July 4, 1950

    • B.

      October 2, 1949

    • C.

       October 1, 1949

    • D.

      March 1, 1949

    Correct Answer
    C.  October 1, 1949
    Explanation
    On October 1, 1949, Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong declared the creation of the People's Republic of China (PRC). This marked the end of the Chinese Civil War and the establishment of a communist government in China. Mao's declaration solidified the Communist Party's control over the country and marked a significant shift in Chinese history.

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