Cold War MCQ Trivia Quiz!

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Were you ever taught about the cold war? The cold war was a period of contention between the Soviet Union and the United States. The conflict was based on the ethical and geopolitical for global authority by the two powers, following their brief alliance and victory against Nazi Germany in 1945. The Cold War got its name for the reason that both sides were afraid of battling each other directly. Take the online quiz and learn more interesting trivia bout cold war.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    After World War II, who remained as Superpowers?
    • A. 

      Germany and the United States

    • B. 

      Japan and Germany

    • C. 

      The United States and the Soviet Union

    • D. 

      Berlin and Hungary

  • 2. 
    Which part of Berlin was prosperous and succeeded quickly?
    • A. 

      Western Berlin, the democratic side.

    • B. 

      Western Berlin, the communist side.

    • C. 

      Eastern Berlin, the democratic side.

    • D. 

      Eastern Berlin, the communist side.

  • 3. 
    Which Doctrine was created by President Truman to help stop the spread of communism?
    • A. 

      Nixon Doctrine.

    • B. 

      Marshall Doctrine.

    • C. 

      NATO Doctrine.

    • D. 

      Truman Doctrine.

  • 4. 
    The Berlin Wall was built in order to
    • A. 

      Stop the flow of supplies from West Germany to West Berlin.

    • B. 

      Prevent food from entering Poland.

    • C. 

      Prevent the smuggling of arms to anti-Soviet forces

    • D. 

      Prevent East Germans from defecting to West Germany

  • 5. 
    What two countries were involved in the Space Race?
    • A. 

      Great Britian & United States

    • B. 

      United States & Soviet Union

    • C. 

      China & United States

    • D. 

      The United Nations

    • E. 

      Great Britian & Soviet Union

  • 6. 
    What was the Iron Curtain?
    • A. 

      The line that seperated Berlin form Communism to Non Communism

    • B. 

      The line that seperated Japan from Communism to NonCommunism

    • C. 

      The line that seperated china from communism to Noncommunism.

    • D. 

      The line that seperated Europe from Communism to NonCommunism

  • 7. 
    The most tense 13 days of the Cold War occurred during  the event known as the _________ ________ ________ in Oct. 1962 as a "standoff between the two major superpowers". 
  • 8. 
    The Fall of the Berlin Wall occurred in 1989 and was relatively:
    • A. 

      Restricted movements by the Eastern side

    • B. 

      Violent actions

    • C. 

      Peacefully interactions by all sides involved

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    The Space Race was part of which war?
    • A. 

      World War II

    • B. 

      Korean War

    • C. 

      Cold War

    • D. 

      World War I

  • 10. 
    The Peace Corps was founded to spread goodwill towards nations that needed US assistance during the Cold War Era. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The Cold War spanned from 1945 to 1990.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Why do you think that the Soviets were opposed to capitalist way of life?
    • A. 

      The system created competition between people and inequalities

    • B. 

      The system was showing slow economic growth

    • C. 

      The communists system was growing much faster

    • D. 

      The Soviet Union leader outlawed capitalism because it was unfair

  • 13. 
    The threat of nuclear war- Mutual Assured Destruction(MAD) kept the Cold War "hot".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Khrushchev wanted to control all of Berlin and the US would not give into his demands. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The domino theory stated that the US did not want to see any nation fall into communist hands, once one nation fell, then more would fall.... the topple effect of dominos....
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Created NASA _________________.
  • 17. 
    Warsaw Pact _____________________
  • 18. 
    Peace Corps ____________________
  • 19. 
    NATO ______________________________
  • 20. 
    First successful space rocket __________________ (which began the Space Race).
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