The Cold War Quiz Questions

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The Cold War Quiz Questions

This quiz will help you know how well you are understanding the key events and people involved in the beginning of the Cold War.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What were the 2 opposing pacts that began at the beginning of cold war?
    • A. 

      NATO & UN

    • B. 

      Warsaw Pact & League of Nations

    • C. 

      Warsaw Pact & NATO

    • D. 

      NORAD & NARO

  • 2. 
    Who made up the "good guy" pact?
    • A. 

      US, UK, and USSR

    • B. 

      US, Canada, & Italy

    • C. 

      China, Japan, & Russia

    • D. 

      US, UK, and Canada

  • 3. 
    Who else was in the USSR's pact?
    • A. 

      Eastern European countries

    • B. 

      Western European countries

    • C. 

      Northern European countries

    • D. 

      Middle East

  • 4. 
    What are characteristics of a capitalist country?
    • A. 

      Private enterprise & free speech

    • B. 

      Government owned enterprises & censorship

  • 5. 
    Name two countries that were founding permanent members of the UN?
    • A. 

      Soviet Union

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Mexico

    • E. 

      Japan

  • 6. 
    Who supported North Korea?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      USSR

    • C. 

      Britain

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 7. 
    Who supported South Korea?
    • A. 

      Soviet Union

    • B. 

      USA

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      South Africa

  • 8. 
    What Canadian was instrumental in ending the Korean Conflict and the Suez Canal?
    • A. 

      Pierre Trudeau

    • B. 

      Mackenzie King

    • C. 

      Wilson Churchill

    • D. 

      Lester Pearson