April 16, 2010- Cold War Quiz

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Cold War Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz to help you with tomorrow's Cold War quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where was Berlin located?  
    • A. 

      On the border of East and West Germany

    • B. 

      Inside of West Germany

    • C. 

      Inside of East Germany

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The European Recovery Plan, better known as the ______ _________, promised 13 billion dollars to rebuild war torn Europe.
  • 3. 
    Following World War II, the United States implemented a policy of ____________, aiming to keep communism within its existing boundaries and keep it from expanding.
  • 4. 
    The solution to the Soviet Union's blockade of West Berlin was called the ________ ___ _______.  
  • 5. 
    The tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union led to an __________ ________, a period where both sides rapidly increased their military weapon stockpiles.
  • 6. 
    The government of East Germany was
    • A. 

      Communist

    • B. 

      Democratic

  • 7. 
    The government of West Germany was
    • A. 

      Communist

    • B. 

      Democratic

  • 8. 
    Which of the following featured free elections?
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      The Soviet Union

  • 9. 
    Which of the following implemented total censorship?
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      The Soviet Union

  • 10. 
    Which of the following was a Communist country?
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      The Soviet Union

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is characterized by the phrase "survival of the fittest".
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      The Soviet Union

  • 12. 
    Which of the following featured a poor economic base?
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      The Soviet Union

  • 13. 
    Which of the following was an autocracy/dictatorship?
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      The Soviet Union

  • 14. 
    Which of the following featured a capitalist economy?
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      The Soviet Union

  • 15. 
    Which of the following was the richest world power?
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      The Soviet Union

  • 16. 
    The Soviet secret police was known as the ____________.
  • 17. 
    The military alliance to which the United States, Great Britain, and Belgium belonged is called
  • 18. 
    Albania, Bulgaria, and Czechoslovakia were all a part of the ________ __________.