The Candid Test On The Berlin Blockade

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As Stalin was taking over Eastern Europe there was a blockade In Berlin Germany which marked the first major international crisis of the cold war. Take up the candid test on the Berlin blockage of 1948, which left those in western Berlin without food, clothing or medical supplies and see how well you know the story.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who made the decision to drop the atom bombs on Japan?
    • A. 

      Dwight D Eisenhower

    • B. 

      Josef Stalin

    • C. 

      Franklin D Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Harry S Truman

  • 2. 
    Why did the USA drop the atom bombs on Japan?
    • A. 

      Because she refused to surrender

    • B. 

      To end the War in the Pacific

    • C. 

      To save American lives that would be lost in a land invasion of Japan

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Who divided Germany between them ?
    • A. 

      France, USSR, USA and Italy

    • B. 

      France, USSR, UK and USA

    • C. 

      USA, Germany and USSR

  • 4. 
    Who was in control of West Germany ?
    • A. 

      Britain, France and America

    • B. 

      The USSR

    • C. 

      Britain and America

  • 5. 
    What happened to Berlin ?
    • A. 

      It was split into four zones : USSR, USA,UK and France took a bit each

    • B. 

      It was split into three zones known as Trizonia

    • C. 

      It was completely controlled by the USSR as it was in East Germany ( Soviet Controlled )

  • 6. 
    Why did Stalin stop supplies getting into West Berlin ( controlled by France, USA and UK ) ?
    • A. 

      He didn't like the fact that they united their three zones into a new country -West Germany.

    • B. 

      He wanted Germany to be weak and never attack the USSR again, so he wanted total control of the capital.

    • C. 

      Both of the above

  • 7. 
    How did Truman get supplies into West Berlin ?
    • A. 

      He started another war with the USSR for the right to control West Berlin as agreed at the Potsdam Conference

    • B. 

      He airlifted supplies into West Berlin to stop the population starving

    • C. 

      He used parachutes to land supplies

  • 8. 
    Hpw long did the Berlin Blockade last for ?
    • A. 

      3 years

    • B. 

      2 months

    • C. 

      318 days

  • 9. 
    What was the result of the Berlin Blockade ?
    • A. 

      Stalin eventually ended the Blockade, letting supplies back through

    • B. 

      World War 3 started

    • C. 

      Stalin took control of West Berlin

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