APUSH Cold War Quiz

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Have you read or studied APUSH wars? Here is a quiz on APUSH cold war that helps you check your knowledge on the same. There were many wars in the US that were important in history. You can take this quiz and find out how well you remember the cold war. Your score will reveal your memory and knowledge. All the best! You can share the quiz with others also who have a keen interest in US history or wars.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What division was described using the term 'iron curtain'?
    • A. 

      East and west Asia

    • B. 

      North and South Vietnam

    • C. 

      East and West Europe

    • D. 

      North and South Korea

  • 2. 
    Where was Korea divided?
    • A. 

      34 parallel

    • B. 

      38 parallel

    • C. 

      28 parallel

    • D. 

      18 parallel

  • 3. 
    Name of the first satellite in space launched by the Soviet Union.
    • A. 

      Apollo 11

    • B. 

      Apollo 13

    • C. 

      Gagarin

    • D. 

      Sputnik

  • 4. 
    Which Senator started the rumors of the Red Scare?
    • A. 

      Joseph McCarthy

    • B. 

      Neil Armstrong

    • C. 

      Joseph Stalin

    • D. 

      John F. Kennedy

  • 5. 
    During the Berlin Blockade, the U.S. flew supplies to West Berlin. What was this called?
    • A. 

      National Airlift Method

    • B. 

      Berlin Rescue Mission

    • C. 

      Berlin Air Rescue

    • D. 

      Berlin Airlift

  • 6. 
    The migration of people during the 1950s moved from urban to ______ areas.
    • A. 

      GI Bill

    • B. 

      Cultural divide

    • C. 

      Suburban

    • D. 

      Arms race

  • 7. 
    What is shutting off of a port to keep people or supplies from moving in or out call?
    • A. 

      Perestroika

    • B. 

      Satellites

    • C. 

      Containment

    • D. 

      Blockade

  • 8. 
    Who was the United States' biggest adversary during the Cold War?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Soviet Union

    • C. 

      North Korea

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 9. 
    Who was the U.S. president at that time?
    • A. 

      Harry Truman

    • B. 

      Teddy Roosevelt

    • C. 

      John Fitzgerald Kennedy

    • D. 

      George Washington

  • 10. 
    The Cuban missiles were installed _____ miles from the shore of Florida.
    • A. 

      70

    • B. 

      80

    • C. 

      90

    • D. 

      100

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