Section 2 Cold War Quiz

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Cold War Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is based on section 2 concentrating on the cold war if you are a history or political science student. Take the quiz below to how much information you have and also increase your knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why did many Americans register for the communist party after the depression?
    • A. 

      They wanted to share their wealth

    • B. 

      They hated america

    • C. 

      The idea of "sharing the wealth" was appealing

  • 2. 
    What does HUAC stand for?
    • A. 

      Huge un-american committee

    • B. 

      Heavy Understanding Americans Committee

    • C. 

      House Un-American Activities Committee

    • D. 

      House un-american agents committee

  • 3. 
    Who screened all federal employees?
    • A. 

      The president

    • B. 

      The government

    • C. 

      The HUAC

    • D. 

      The Loyalty Review Board

  • 4. 
    What was “Hollywood 10”?
    • A. 

      The ten greatest actors in hollywood

    • B. 

      The only ten people in hollywood who weren't communists

    • C. 

      A group of influential people in hollywood who were testified against using evidence based on rumors

    • D. 

      A group of influential people in hollywood who used films to spread communist propaganda

  • 5. 
    Was the trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg fair? Explain why.
  • 6. 
    Why did Senator Joseph McCarthy become famous?
    • A. 

      He was a communist

    • B. 

      He was not a communist, but was a spy for them

    • C. 

      He was the most famous anti-communist witch hunter

  • 7. 
    What is McCarthyism?
    • A. 

      An unfair tactic of accusing people of disloyalty without providing any evidence.

    • B. 

      Claiming Communists are running the government

    • C. 

      Providing so much evidence against people, they are forced to confess