Cold War

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Cold War Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    When Karl Marx refers to the "proletariat," he means the ...
    • A. 

      Younger members of society

    • B. 

      Wealthiest members of society

    • C. 

      Working class members of society

  • 2. 
    Karl Marx's view of communism was ...
    • A. 

      A system of social and economic equality

    • B. 

      A system in which a very few powerful leaders own all property and wealth and keep it from the working class

    • C. 

      A system in which the government does not own all of the countries wealth but controls where, when, and how people are allowed to live and work.

  • 3. 
    Lenin's political party was the ...
    • A. 

      Mensheviks

    • B. 

      Bolsheviks

    • C. 

      Republicans

  • 4. 
    What leader took power in Russia after the death of Lenin?
    • A. 

      Trotsky

    • B. 

      Stalin

    • C. 

      Khruschev

  • 5. 
    What was the Manhattan Project?
    • A. 

      The project to build an atomic bomb

    • B. 

      The project to protect New York from a Japanese invasion

    • C. 

      The project to find alternatives to nuclear power and end the arms race

  • 6. 
    The meeting that is said to have begun the Cold War was the ...
    • A. 

      Yalta Conference

    • B. 

      Potsdam Conference

    • C. 

      Munich Conference

  • 7. 
    The meeting in which Truman and Stalin tried to negotiate the end of World War II was referred to as a "bad tempered" Conference because Truman and Stalin were unable to get along.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The British Prime Minister at the conferences that ended World War II was ...
    • A. 

      Chamberlain

    • B. 

      Deladier

    • C. 

      Churchill

  • 9. 
    World War II ended in ...
    • A. 

      1939

    • B. 

      1941

    • C. 

      1945

  • 10. 
    World War II ended when the U.S. used the atomic bomb against the Japanese.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False