Cold War Week 1 Quiz

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Cold War Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz over the first week of our Cold War unit.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This city was shut off from the west by the Soviet Union.
    • A. 

      Munich

    • B. 

      Dresden

    • C. 

      London

    • D. 

      Berlin

  • 2. 
    What was "Operation Vittles"?
    • A. 

      Money given to Greece and Turkey to keep them free

    • B. 

      Berlin Airlift

    • C. 

      The U.S. occupation of Japan

    • D. 

      The Marshall Plan

  • 3. 
    What was the pact signed by the United States and other western countries?
    • A. 

      North Atlantic Treaty Organization

    • B. 

      Warsaw Pact

    • C. 

      Non-Aggression pact

    • D. 

      Triple Alliance

  • 4. 
    Nationalist leader of China.
    • A. 

      Chang Kai Shek

    • B. 

      Mao Zedong

    • C. 

      Ho Chi Minh

  • 5. 
    Who was absent from the U.N. Security Committee that allowed the U.N. to send troops to Korea?
    • A. 

      Korea

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      U.S.S.R

  • 6. 
    What led to MacArthur's dismissal from leader of the U.N. forces?
    • A. 

      Wanted to invade Japan

    • B. 

      Wanted to use atomic weapons on the Soviet Union

    • C. 

      Wanted to invade China

    • D. 

      Would not advance troops into North Korea

  • 7. 
    The stalemate in Korea led to this.
    • A. 

      Republican defeat in the next election

    • B. 

      Democratic defeat in the next election

    • C. 

      Truman being impeached

    • D. 

      MacArthur's dismissal

  • 8. 
    Who were the targets of HUAC?
    • A. 

      Professors

    • B. 

      Hollywood

    • C. 

      Union Leaders

    • D. 

      Government officals

  • 9. 
    What happened to the Rosenbergs?
    • A. 

      Life in prison

    • B. 

      Death penalty

    • C. 

      Exiled to Soviet Union

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 10. 
    The Hollywood