People Cold War

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Cold War Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz to see if students know people involved in the Cold War.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Richard Nixon

    • B. 

      Lyndon Johnson

    • C. 

      Nikita Krushchev

    • D. 

      Henry Kissenger

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Joseph Stalin

    • B. 

      Joseph McCarthy

    • C. 

      John Foster Dulles

    • D. 

      Douglas MacArthur

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Dwight Eisenhower

    • B. 

      John Foster Dulles

    • C. 

      Lyndon Johnson

    • D. 

      Richard Nixon

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Dwight Eisenhower

    • B. 

      John Foster Dulles

    • C. 

      Richard Nixon

    • D. 

      John Kennedy

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Ho Chi Minh

    • B. 

      Mao Zedong

    • C. 

      Chang Kai Shek

    • D. 

      Fidel Castro

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Ho Chi Minh

    • B. 

      Mao Zedong

    • C. 

      Chang Kai Shek

    • D. 

      Fidel Castro

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Ho Chi Minh

    • B. 

      Mao Zedong

    • C. 

      Chang Kai Shek

    • D. 

      Fidel Castro

  • 8. 
    Leader of the UN forces in Korea and relieved by Truman
    • A. 

      Eisenhower

    • B. 

      Nixon

    • C. 

      MacArthur

    • D. 

      Kennedy

  • 9. 
    Eisenhower's secretary of state who's anti-communist feelings led to a policy of brinkmanship
    • A. 

      Kissinger

    • B. 

      Dulles

    • C. 

      Castro

    • D. 

      Nixon

  • 10. 
    Soviet leader who though communism would take over the world peacefully.
    • A. 

      Stalin

    • B. 

      Krushchev

    • C. 

      Lenin

    • D. 

      Castro

  • 11. 
    The practice of threatening an enemy with massive military retaliation for any aggression
    • A. 

      Flexible response

    • B. 

      Brinkmanship

    • C. 

      Containment

    • D. 

      Domino theory

  • 12. 
    Foreign policy that gave consideration of a nation’s power rather than its ideals or moral principles
    • A. 

      Glasnost

    • B. 

      Perestroika

    • C. 

      Realpolitik

    • D. 

      Detente

  • 13. 
    Policy involving a willingness to negotiate and ease tensions with Communist countries
    • A. 

      Glasnost

    • B. 

      Perestroika

    • C. 

      Realpolitik

    • D. 

      Detente

  • 14. 
    The open discussion of social problems that was permitted in the Soviet Union in the 1980’s
    • A. 

      Glasnost

    • B. 

      Perestroika

    • C. 

      Realpolitik

    • D. 

      Detente

  • 15. 
    The restructuring of the economy and the government instituted in the Soviet Union in the 1980’s
    • A. 

      Glasnost

    • B. 

      Perestroika

    • C. 

      Realpolitik

    • D. 

      Detente