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Cold War Quizzes & Trivia

4th Quarter Quiz Review


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why was the Cold War more a competition than an actual war?
    • A. 

      The two nations were competing on many different fronts and not directly firing at each other

    • B. 

      On a regular basis both sides were involved in a sporting event

    • C. 

      The Soviet Union was shooting Nuclear Weapons at the US which caused a war

  • 2. 
    What is the biggest factor in the spread of AIDS in Africa?
    • A. 

      To much partying

    • B. 

      Not smart enough

    • C. 

      Not enough education

    • D. 

      Not enough money

  • 3. 
    What is the Truman Doctrine?
    • A. 

      Policy of the US to help Eastern Europe

    • B. 

      Policy of the Soviet Union to Help nations that accepted Communism

    • C. 

      Policy that the US helps Nations that reject communism

    • D. 

      Policy of the US to blow up Japan

  • 4. 
    Why was Hitler's final solution so brutal?
    • A. 

      Goal was to exterminate the whole Jewish Population

    • B. 

      Goal was to exterminate all of Germany

    • C. 

      Goal was to take over the world

    • D. 

      Goal was to kill all people with Blonde Hair and Blue Eyes

  • 5. 
    After the 6 day War what areas were included in the buffer zone?
    • A. 

      Sinai Peninsula, Jordan, Golden Heights

    • B. 

      Jerusuelm, Sinai Peninsula, Golden Heights

    • C. 

      Jeruslem, Egypy, Isreal

    • D. 

      Isreal, Egpyt, Saudia Arabia

  • 6. 
    What was involved in Hitler's Final solution?
    • A. 

      1. Shooting, 2. Gas Vans, 3. Concentration Camps

    • B. 

      1. Gas Vans, 2. Missiles, 3. Fires

    • C. 

      1. Shooting, 2. Killing soldiers, 3. Berlin Wall

    • D. 

      1. Missiles, 2. Anne Frank, 3. Holes

  • 7. 
    Who was the Warsaw Pact between?
    • A. 

      USA, France, Russia, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom,

    • B. 

      Italy, Germany, Austria, China, Japan, North Korea

    • C. 

      USA, Soviet Union, Poland, Hungry, Romania, Japan, China,

    • D. 

      Soviet Union, East Germany, Czechslovkia, Poland, Hungry, Romania, Bulgaria, Albaniaa

  • 8. 
    Why was it called the "Iron Curtain"?
    • A. 

      They actually built a wall that was made of Iron

    • B. 

      It was a wall built around the US to protect from outside invaders

    • C. 

      Countries were acting like a wall or curtain to block out capitalism

  • 9. 
    What was the main lesson learned in the Korean War?
    • A. 

      Korea is a big place

    • B. 

      North Korean Soldiers never give up

    • C. 

      If you go to War... go to win

    • D. 

      Korean food is really good

  • 10. 
    What is the 38th parellel?
    • A. 

      Line between North and South Vietnam

    • B. 

      Line between North and South China

    • C. 

      Line between the Soviet Union and Western Europe

    • D. 

      Line between North and South Korea

  • 11. 
    What is the 38th parellel?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      A

    • C. 

      A

    • D. 

      Line between North and South Korea

  • 12. 
    What was the Green Revolution?
    • A. 

      A revolution that involved the Green Party

    • B. 

      A revolution of ideas on how to create food more efficently

    • C. 

      Occured in the 1970's and involved hippies

    • D. 

      Occured in North Korea and involved secret police

  • 13. 
    What is the name of the group that was responsible for September 11th terrorist attacks?
    • A. 

      USSR

    • B. 

      KKK

    • C. 

      Timothy McVay

    • D. 

      Al Quida

  • 14. 
    Check the boxes of the the Countries that were part of the axis powers.
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Austria

    • E. 

      Poland

    • F. 

      Germany

  • 15. 
    Check the nations who were members of the allies during WW2.
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Japan

    • E. 

      France

    • F. 

      Mexico

    • G. 

      China

  • 16. 
    How many people were killed in 9/11 attacks?
    • A. 

      300

    • B. 

      3000

    • C. 

      600

    • D. 

      6000

  • 17. 
    Who were the Taliban?
    • A. 

      Christian religous Students

    • B. 

      Christian religious leaders

    • C. 

      Muslim religous students

    • D. 

      Muslim religous leaders

  • 18. 
    Who was responsible for the Cambodian genocide?
    • A. 

      North Korea

    • B. 

      South Africa

    • C. 

      Khamer rouge

    • D. 

      USSR

  • 19. 
    Anti- Semitism is the hatred of th Jewish people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    During the 20th Century large groups of Jews relocated to Russia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The Marshal Plan was a way to help rebuild European nations that were destroyed by the war.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    What were the four moderizations of China?
    • A. 

      Agriculture, Defense , Industry, Science and Tehnology

    • B. 

      Gaining independance, Expelling Foreigners, Changing Society, Religion

    • C. 

      A

    • D. 

      A

  • 23. 
    What were the four moderizations of China?
    • A. 

      Agriculture, Defense , Industry, Science and Tehnology

    • B. 

      Gaining independance, Expelling Foreigners, Changing Society, Religion

    • C. 

      A

    • D. 

      A

  • 24. 
    The Rwanda Genocide lasted _____ days.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      300

  • 25. 
    Terrorism-  The use of ______ against people or ______ to force ____ in society or government
    • A. 

      Violence, ANimals, Changes

    • B. 

      Money, Animals, Hunger

    • C. 

      Violence, Property, changes

    • D. 

      Money, Property, Hunger

  • 26. 
    What were the effects of the opium trade with China?
    • A. 

      China got addicted to Opium

    • B. 

      China arrested America

  • 27. 
    Who sent the first man into space?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      USSR

    • D. 

      England

  • 28. 
    What is Extraterritoriality?
    • A. 

      The practice of following someone elses laws even when living in another country.

    • B. 

      The practice of following 2 different peoples laws when living in another country.

    • C. 

      The practice of following ones own laws even when living in another country.

    • D. 

      The practice of following the Kings laws when living in another country.

  • 29. 
    The British smuggled ________ into __________.
    • A. 

      Weapons; Australia

    • B. 

      Opium; China

    • C. 

      Troops; Africa

    • D. 

      Mustard gas; USA

  • 30. 
    Adam Smith wrote ___________ and believed in the ____________ system.
    • A. 

      Declaration of Independance; Math

    • B. 

      Wealth of Nations; Free Market

    • C. 

      National Anthem; triple Entante

    • D. 

      Bible; Flag

  • 31. 
    Why was the Berlin Wall created?
    • A. 

      To keep Civil War from occuring

    • B. 

      To stop Jews from leaving Germany

    • C. 

      To keep US out of Berlin

    • D. 

      To stop people from leaving East Germany

  • 32. 
    Who was the President during the depression?
    • A. 

      Hoover

    • B. 

      Karl Marx

    • C. 

      Obama

    • D. 

      Lincoln

  • 33. 
    What is the annihalation of an entire race of people?
    • A. 

      Anti- Semitism

    • B. 

      Genocide

    • C. 

      Holocaust

  • 34. 
    What is the annihalation of an entire race of people?
    • A. 

      Anti- Semitism

    • B. 

      Genocide

    • C. 

      Holocaust

  • 35. 
    Who was exterminated in Cambodia from 1975- 979?
    • A. 

      Jews, Nazis, Germans, Polish

    • B. 

      Americans, French, Russians

    • C. 

      British, Africans, Muslims

    • D. 

      Vietnamese, Chinese Muslim

  • 36. 
    In World War I what was the western front Characterized by?
    • A. 

      Machine Guns

    • B. 

      Trench Warfare

    • C. 

      Naval Attacks

    • D. 

      British Occupation

  • 37. 
    Why did the US enter the World War 2
    • A. 

      Russians declared Nuclear war

    • B. 

      England requested help

    • C. 

      Japan requested Help

    • D. 

      Japan bombed Pearl harbour

  • 38. 
    What did Thomas Hobbs believe in?
    • A. 

      People should hand over their rights to strong ruler

    • B. 

      People had rights to life, liberty, and property

    • C. 

      Freedom of religous belief

    • D. 

      Everyone had equal rights except women

  • 39. 
    What are the factors of production of the industrial revolution?
    • A. 

      Rivers, harbors, iron ore

    • B. 

      Land, labor, capital

    • C. 

      Cloth, wood, brick

    • D. 

      Jade, steel, surrealism

  • 40. 
    What are the Nuremberg Laws?
    • A. 

      Laws that kept restricted Jewish activity

    • B. 

      Laws that allowed Jewish people to leave Germany

    • C. 

      Laws that kept Nazis soldiers from attcking Jewish citizins

  • 41. 
    What book did Adam Smith write?
    • A. 

      Harry Potter

    • B. 

      The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

    • C. 

      Wealth of Nations

    • D. 

      Declaration of Indepedance

  • 42. 
    What is a Sphere of Influence?
    • A. 

      Geographic area where one nation influences another

    • B. 

      A large ball shaped projection that causes an effect on another

    • C. 

      Geographic area where all countries do not effect each other

    • D. 

      Geographic area where all countries do effect each other

  • 43. 
    Why was the US so upset about Unrestricted Submarine Warfare?
    • A. 

      Submarines were not suppose to be used in war

    • B. 

      Nations were not suppose to destroy civilian ships that were unarmed

    • C. 

      The US did not have the technology to build submarines yet

    • D. 

      When a Sub sinks a ship all the people drown in cold water

  • 44. 
    What was the Treaty of Versailles?
    • A. 

      Treaty between Russua and the USA that ended the Cold War

    • B. 

      Treaty between Germany and Russia that ended WW I

    • C. 

      Treaty between Germany and Allied Powers that ended WW I

    • D. 

      Treaty between Germany and Russia that ended WW2

  • 45. 
    Check all the inventions that helped improve the textile industry
    • A. 

      Spinning Jenny

    • B. 

      Power Loom

    • C. 

      Spinning Mule

    • D. 

      Water Wheel

  • 46. 
    Where did Nelson Mandela spend 27 years of his life?
    • A. 

      On a Farm

    • B. 

      In prison

    • C. 

      On the ocean

    • D. 

      In a school

  • 47. 
    What was China's role in the Korean War?
    • A. 

      Helped the US Army push out the North Koreans

    • B. 

      Helped the North Korean Army push out the US

    • C. 

      Helped the South Korean Army push out the US

    • D. 

      Helped Korea push out the Japanese

  • 48. 
    The Marshall Plan was designed to
    • A. 

      Prevent SOviet involvement in Angola

    • B. 

      Restore the economic stability of European nations after World War 2

    • C. 

      Develop a comprehensive military strategy for the defense of Canada

    • D. 

      Make Western Eurpean nations stronger han nations under Soviet control

  • 49. 
    Who was the first black president of South Africa?
    • A. 

      Ghandi

    • B. 

      Obama

    • C. 

      Malcom X

    • D. 

      Nelson Mandela

  • 50. 
    Check all boxes that are related to WW2
    • A. 

      Hitler

    • B. 

      Churchhill

    • C. 

      Stalin

    • D. 

      Zimmerman Note

    • E. 

      Pearl harbor

    • F. 

      JFK

    • G. 

      Cuban Missle Crisis

    • H. 

      Nazis

    • I. 

      Western Front

    • J. 

      Atom Bomb