Quiz 4: Cold War Around The World

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Quiz 4: Cold War Around The World


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  • 1. 
    During what years was the Cold War "fought"?
    • A. 

      Between WWI and WWII

    • B. 

      1947-1991

    • C. 

      1957-1975

    • D. 

      1945-1951

  • 2. 
    Select the 8 countries that formed part of the Warsaw Pact.
    • A. 

      Romania

    • B. 

      Belgium

    • C. 

      Czechoslovakia

    • D. 

      Poland

    • E. 

      France

    • F. 

      Soviet Union

    • G. 

      Denmark

    • H. 

      Hungary

    • I. 

      Iceland

    • J. 

      Albania

    • K. 

      Bulgaria

    • L. 

      East Germany

  • 3. 
    Select 8 countries that were NATO members since the beginning. 
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      Denmark

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      East Germany

    • E. 

      France

    • F. 

      Iceland

    • G. 

      Austria

    • H. 

      Italy

    • I. 

      Netherlands

    • J. 

      Yugoslavia

    • K. 

      United Kingdom

    • L. 

      Albania

  • 4. 
    Select the four characteristics that describe the ideology of America during the Cold War.
    • A. 

      Business/farms owned by private people

    • B. 

      Profit is a form of opression.

    • C. 

      Multi-party system

    • D. 

      Human rights respected in law.

    • E. 

      Strikes and unemployment

    • F. 

      Free health care/state-provided

  • 5. 
    Select the four characteristics that describe the ideology of the Soviet Union during the Cold War. 
    • A. 

      Poor standard of living

    • B. 

      Protests and demonstrations

    • C. 

      Competition keeps prices low

    • D. 

      The media are owned and run by the government

    • E. 

      No unemployment- everybody has a job

    • F. 

      Business/farms owned by the state and run by the government for the benefit of all people.

  • 6. 
    It is a doctrine of military strategy and national security policy in which a full-scale use of nuclear weapons by two or more opposing sides would cause the complete annihilation of both the attacker and the defender.
    • A. 

      Mutually Assured Destruction

    • B. 

      Truman Doctrine

    • C. 

      Cuban Missile Crisis

    • D. 

      Nuclear Doctrine

  • 7. 
    Designed to contain communism, the US president announced he will give economic aid to Greece and Turkey. Then it extended anywhere aid was given to support any anti-communist government. 
    • A. 

      Yalta Conference

    • B. 

      Marshall Plan

    • C. 

      Truman Doctrine

    • D. 

      NATO

  • 8. 
    Select three effects of the Cold War.
    • A. 

      Collapse of Communism

    • B. 

      Conflict of ideologies (capitalism/communism)

    • C. 

      Division of Germany and Berlin

    • D. 

      Space Race

    • E. 

      End of WWII

  • 9. 
    The Iron Curtain was built in 1961 and divided East (Communist) and West (Democratic) Berlin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    This was the great symbolic ending of the Cold War.
    • A. 

      Fall of the Berlin Wall

    • B. 

      First space mission together

    • C. 

      End of Korea War

    • D. 

      Creation of NATO (brought peace to the world)

  • 11. 
    He removed the constitutional role of the Communist Party in governing the state, and inadvertently led to the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
    • A. 

      Joseph Stalin

    • B. 

      Franklin Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Mikhail Gorbachev

    • D. 

      Konstantin Chernenko

  • 12. 
    Gorbachev's policies of glasnost ("openness") and perestroika ("restructuring") and his reorientation of Soviet strategic aims contributed to the end of the Cold War.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Regional conflicts where the US and the USSR didn’t fight each other but supported certain sides in war.
    • A. 

      Proxy Wars

    • B. 

      Surrogate Wars

    • C. 

      Brinkmanship

    • D. 

      Arms Race

  • 14. 
    Complete in order the blanks on the picture. MAKE SURE YOU USE CAPITAL LETTERS WHEN NECESSARY. [Blank] [Blank] [Blank]
  • 15. 
    What was the strategy used by the Soviet Union to gain control over the other countries?
    • A. 

      Multinational Alliance

    • B. 

      Foreign Aid

    • C. 

      Brinkmanship

    • D. 

      Slicing Salami

  • 16. 
    Yalta Conference was the Versailles of World War II. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The main Soviet forced labor camp systems during the Stalin era.
    • A. 

      Gulag

    • B. 

      KGB

    • C. 

      Glasnost

    • D. 

      Auschwitz

  • 18. 
    Side of the Iron Curtain connected to or influenced by the Soviet Union.
    • A. 

      East

    • B. 

      West

    • C. 

      NATO

    • D. 

      "The Free Land"

  • 19. 
    What does Mutually Assured Destruction mean?
    • A. 

      Declaring war to other countries was the main strategy

    • B. 

      Use of nuclear weapons could cause complete annihilation

    • C. 

      If you didn't declare war you would be destroyed for sure

    • D. 

      The winter may get rid of a big amount of soldiers

  • 20. 
    Selecciona tres características de la ideología de la derecha política. 
    • A. 

      Mantenimiento del orden social a través del tradicionalismo y conservadurismo.

    • B. 

      Tiene como asunto central la defensa de la igualdad social.

    • C. 

      Promueve el elitismo o el mantenimiento de ciertas diferencias entre los miembros de la sociedad.

    • D. 

      Busca el cambio político y social.

    • E. 

      Se refiere a un gobierno de carácter socialista.

    • F. 

      Se refiere a un gobierno de carácter capitalista.

  • 21. 
    Selecciona tres características de la ideología de la izquierda política. 
    • A. 

      Se refiere a un gobierno de carácter capitalista.

    • B. 

      Mantenimiento del orden social a través del tradicionalismo y conservadurismo.

    • C. 

      Tiene como asunto central la defensa de la igualdad social.

    • D. 

      Promueve el elitismo o el mantenimiento de ciertas diferencias entre los miembros de la sociedad.

    • E. 

      Busca el cambio político y social.

    • F. 

      Se refiere a un gobierno de carácter socialista.

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