World Cultures Chapter 12 Lesson 3

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Chapter 12: "Europe: War and Change" Lesson 3: "The Soviet Union" (pages 342 to 347)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An invisible line called the Iron Curtain seperated Western Europe and Eastern Europe plus  Russia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The letters U.S.S.R stand for United Soviet and Slavic Republics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Ths U.S.S.R was made up of 13 republics when entering World War II.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The Soviets (Soviet Union) ultimately were able to defeat Germany in World War II.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    After world War II communism existed or spread into the Soviet Union AND Western Europe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Soviet Union controlled many Eastern European countries governments from their government headquarters in Moscow.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Communist Party was the only party or only significant party that existed in most Eastern European countries after World War II.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The Communist Party after World War II is a great example of a "one-party system".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The word Stalin, as in Joseph Stalin, means "iron".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Joseph Stalin was well liked, loved, and respected by all during his time of rule in the Soviet Union.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Siberia is included as land that is part of the U.S.S.R.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Joseph Stalin is remembered as the creator of the "secret police" for "getting rid" of those who he did not trust.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Those captured by Joseph Stalin and/or the "secret police" were "rid of" by placing them in Soviet prisons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    At one time the United States and Soviet Union worked closely together for one common cause of defeating the Axis Powers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The Warsaw Pacts biggest nemesis or enemy were the NATO countries/ alliance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The Cold War was essentially a time period of nuclear weapon "threats" between the Soviet Union and Western Europe only.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The Cold War lasted approximately 30 years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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