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Since 1941, the term World War 3 has been in use in international discourses. It is a worldwide military hostility performed in large scale which occurs only in the imagination. However, the term may also be used to describe a war in smaller scale. Do you know the kind of weapon often associated with the World War 3?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When did the Cold War start?

    • A.

      1967

    • B.

      1947

    • C.

      1954

    • D.

      1945

    Correct Answer
    D. 1945
    Explanation
    The Cold War started in 1945. This was the year when World War II ended and tensions began to rise between the United States and the Soviet Union. The two superpowers emerged as the dominant global powers and had conflicting ideologies, leading to a period of political and military tension. The year 1945 marked the beginning of this era of rivalry, which lasted for several decades and had a significant impact on global politics and international relations.

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  • 2. 

    When was the Cold War ended by concerned nations?

    • A.

      1978

    • B.

      1990

    • C.

      1980

    • D.

      1985

    Correct Answer
    B. 1990
    Explanation
    The Cold War ended in 1990 when concerned nations reached a series of agreements and negotiations that led to the reunification of Germany and the dissolution of the Soviet Union. This marked a significant shift in global politics and the end of the ideological conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union, which had defined international relations for decades.

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  • 3. 

    What type of weapon is expected to be the hallmark of World War 3?

    • A.

      Biological weapon

    • B.

      Chemical weapon 

    • C.

      Nuclear weapon

    • D.

      Spiritual weapon

    Correct Answer
    C. Nuclear weapon
    Explanation
    The expected hallmark of World War 3 is a nuclear weapon. This type of weapon has the potential for massive destruction and can cause widespread devastation. It is considered to be the most powerful and deadly weapon in existence, capable of causing immense loss of life and infrastructure. In the context of a global conflict like World War 3, the use of nuclear weapons would have catastrophic consequences and could potentially lead to the end of civilization as we know it.

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  • 4. 

    What war was believed to be the "the war of all wars"?

    • A.

      Cold War

    • B.

      World War 1

    • C.

      World War 2 

    • D.

      World War 3

    Correct Answer
    B. World War 1
    Explanation
    World War 1 is believed to be the "the war of all wars" because it was the first global conflict involving multiple nations and had a significant impact on the world. It resulted in the loss of millions of lives, widespread destruction, and major political and social changes. The war introduced new weapons and tactics, including trench warfare and chemical warfare, which caused immense suffering. The scale and intensity of the war, along with its lasting consequences, earned it the title of "the war of all wars."

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  • 5. 

    Which of these is thought to be the first scenario of World War 3?

    • A.

      Operation Unthinkable 

    • B.

      Operation Total

    • C.

      Operation Dropshot 

    • D.

      Operation Longstep

    Correct Answer
    A. Operation Unthinkable 
    Explanation
    Operation Unthinkable is thought to be the first scenario of World War 3. This operation was a plan developed by the British government in 1945 to launch a surprise attack on the Soviet Union after the end of World War II. The plan aimed to remove Soviet forces from Eastern Europe and restore Poland's sovereignty. However, the plan was never put into action due to the realization that the Soviet Union was too powerful to defeat, and the potential consequences of starting another global conflict were too high.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these scenarios of World War 3 was planned by the United States?

    • A.

      Operation Dropshot 

    • B.

      Operation Unthinkable 

    • C.

      Operation Grand Slam

    • D.

      Operation Mainbrace 

    Correct Answer
    A. Operation Dropshot 
    Explanation
    Operation Dropshot was a military plan developed by the United States in the early 1950s as a contingency plan for a possible World War 3 scenario. It aimed to counter a potential Soviet invasion of Western Europe by launching a preemptive nuclear strike against the Soviet Union. The plan involved a series of coordinated air and ground attacks, with the objective of neutralizing Soviet military capabilities and securing Western Europe. Although the plan was never put into action, it demonstrated the United States' commitment to defending its allies and deterring Soviet aggression during the Cold War.

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  • 7. 

    When was Operation Strikeback of World War 3 held?

    • A.

      1956

    • B.

      1957

    • C.

      1987

    • D.

      1993

    Correct Answer
    B. 1957
  • 8. 

    Which of these nations was most concerned by Exercise Reforger of World War 3?

    • A.

      Russia 

    • B.

      Germany

    • C.

      United States 

    • D.

      France

    Correct Answer
    B. Germany
    Explanation
    Germany was most concerned by Exercise Reforger of World War 3 because it was a NATO exercise designed to test the alliance's ability to rapidly deploy troops and equipment to West Germany in the event of a conflict with the Soviet Union. As Germany was located on the front lines of the potential conflict, they had a vested interest in ensuring that the exercise was successful and that NATO forces could effectively defend against a Soviet invasion.

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  • 9. 

    When was the Strategic Defense Initiative proposed to the international community?

    • A.

      1978

    • B.

      1983

    • C.

      1999

    • D.

      1977

    Correct Answer
    B. 1983
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1983. The Strategic Defense Initiative, also known as "Star Wars," was proposed by U.S. President Ronald Reagan in 1983. This initiative aimed to develop a missile defense system to protect the United States from potential nuclear attacks. It was a controversial proposal that received both support and criticism from the international community.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these is not a nuclear power in NATO?

    • A.

      France 

    • B.

      Japan

    • C.

      United Kingdom

    • D.

      United States 

    Correct Answer
    B. Japan
    Explanation
    Japan is not a nuclear power in NATO. While France, the United Kingdom, and the United States are all nuclear powers within NATO, Japan does not possess nuclear weapons. Japan has a long-standing policy of not developing nuclear weapons and is committed to the principles of non-proliferation. Therefore, it is not considered a nuclear power in the context of NATO.

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