How Much Do You Actually Know About The Cold War?

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Cold War Quizzes & Trivia

A Cold War is a state of conflict between nations that indirectly involve military action due to economic, political actions, propaganda, or proxy wars. The US and the Soviet Union fought together as allies against the Axis powers. This quiz has been created to test your knowledge about knowledge of The Cold War historical events. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A _____________________in Eastern Europe was controlled politically and economically by the Soviet Union.
    • A. 

      Satellite Nation

    • B. 

      Brinkmanship

    • C. 

      Cold War

  • 2. 
    The ______________________ was the imaginary line that divided Europe between capitalist West and communist East.
    • A. 

      HUAC

    • B. 

      Iron Curtain

    • C. 

      Truman Doctine

  • 3. 
    After W.W. II, American Leaders developed a policy of _________ to resist and stop the spread of communism.
    • A. 

      Containment

    • B. 

      Berlin Airlift

    • C. 

      Berlin Blockade

  • 4. 
    What pledged American finacial aid to all European nations following W.W. II?
    • A. 

      Arms Race

    • B. 

      Marshall Plan

    • C. 

      Blacklist

  • 5. 
    What provided vital supplies to a region blockaded by the Soviet Union?
    • A. 

      Berlin Blockade

    • B. 

      Berlin Airlift

    • C. 

      NATO

  • 6. 
    What investigated the motion picture industry for communist influences?
    • A. 

      HUAC

    • B. 

      Containment

    • C. 

      Truman Doctine

  • 7. 
    What is the struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union to gain weapons superiority?
    • A. 

      Cold War

    • B. 

      Arms Race

    • C. 

      Domino Theory

  • 8. 
    What shows the names of people whom employers agree not to hire?
    • A. 

      Grocery List

    • B. 

      Blacklist

    • C. 

      Attendance List

  • 9. 
    As W.W. II ended, a major disagreement between the United States and the Soviet Union involved:
    • A. 

      Soviet domination of Poland

    • B. 

      The division of Latin America

    • C. 

      The role of Britian in postwar Europe

  • 10. 
    The Berlin Airlift began when:
    • A. 

      West Berliners began fleeing into East Berlin

    • B. 

      The British and French had a dispute over German Zones

    • C. 

      The Soviets blocked Allied access to West Berlin