Cold War Quizzes & Trivia

This one will keep you on your edge for tens of years. Okay, maybe not that long, but you’ll surely spend a good couple of minutes researching and coming up with the best answer. We’re talking of course about our Cold War quizzes. It doesn’t get cooler than this. Two sides, two opposite beliefs, battling it in silence, with fingers hovering over the nuclear buttons.

What sides were involved in the Cold War? What major event almost triggered a third World War between the United States and Russia? When did the Cold War start? How did it end? What countries made up the Eastern Bloc? Do your best to answer all the following questions and you could avoid a major conflict, all the while winning our top quiz.
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Believe it or not, the Cold War, which took place after World War II between 1947 and 1991, is often overlooked as one of the great wars of the last few generations. It took place between the Soviet Union and the United States of...

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 6367   |  Last updated: Jan 25, 2021
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    The United States and Great Britain believed that the liberated nations of Eastern Europe should:

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    La Segunda República duró desde 1931 hasta . . .

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    What was the purpose of the Berlin airlift?

This quiz will help you know how well you are understanding the key events and people involved in the beginning of the Cold War. 

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 7731   |  Last updated: Dec 4, 2018
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    What were the 2 opposing pacts that began at the beginning of cold war?

This is the test that covers material related to the Cold War and the 1950's.  Please be sure to read each question and answer choice thoroughly before making an answer selection.  Good Luck!

Questions: 24  |  Attempts: 4351   |  Last updated: Apr 22, 2016
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    Winston Churchill referred to the spread of communism as this.

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Cold War Questions & Answers

What is it known as? The most tense 13 days of the Cold War occurred during the event.
The answer is the Cuban Missile Crisis because Missile is spelled with an i in it not missle.
What stated that the U.S. would provide finances to anyone who fought against Communism?
The Truman Doctrine established in March 12, 1947 by President Harry S. Truman and later updated in July 12, 1948 was an American policy that stated purpose to counter Soviet geopolitical expansion during the Cold War by providing political, military
What was the most tense 13 days of the Cold War occurred during the event known as?
Not to be rude but it's spelt Missile not Missle. That's not a word.
Why was Stalin initially able to control access to West Berlin?
West Berlin was in the Soviet sector of Germany.
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