Cold War
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What World War I era treaty may be seen as the beginning of the Cold War?
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    Verdun
    Paris
    Versailes
    Brest-Litovsk
  • Question 2
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    Q. What president was responsible for visiting China in 1972 and reducing the number of nuclear weapons with the USSR?
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    Nixon
    Ike
    JFK
    Kojnson
  • Question 3
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    Q. Which of the following was associated with the Palmer Raids (1918)?
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    Solidarity
    1st Red Scare
    2nd Red Scare
    the Rosenbergs
  • Question 4
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    Q. What provided for an easing of tensions between the east and west and some human rights protections (1975)?
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    SALT
    Brest-Litovsk
    Helsinki Accords
    Detente with China
  • Question 5
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    Q. Where was the Truman Doctrine (1947) first applied?
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    Vietnam
    Korea
    Greece and Turkey
    East Germany and West Germany
  • Question 6
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    Q. A mis-evaluation of the results of the application of the Truman Doctrine led to foreign policy difficulties in what countries?
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    Iran and Afghanistan
    Greece and Turkey
    Korea and Vietnam
    USSR and PRC
  • Question 7
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    Q. Who was the author of the "X" article and father of containment?
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    Nixon
    Dulles
    Kennan
    McCarthy
  • Question 8
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    Q. In what decade was the Berlin Airlift and Berlin Blockade?
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    1940s
    1950s
    1960s
    1970s
  • Question 9
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    Q. The Prime Minister of what country was overthrown with the help of western intelligence services (1953)?
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    Vietnam
    West Germany
    Korea
    Iran
  • Question 10
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    Q. Where was the Bay of Pigs invasion (1961)?
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    Cuba
    Korea
    Vietnam
    Guatemela
  • Question 11
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    Q. Where was the Domino Theory used as the major description for United States' eventual insertion of combat troops?
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    West Germany
    Vietnam
    Greece and Turkey
    Cuba
  • Question 12
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    Q. What law gave the president the power to detain suspected subversives of Communists?
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    Taft-Hartley
    McCarran Internal Security
    SALT
    the Helsinki Acccords
  • Question 13
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    Q. Who was the leader of the independence movement in French Indochina following World War II?
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    Mao Tse-tung
    Nikita Krushchev
    Chou En-lai
    Ho Chi Minh
  • Question 14
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    Q. The McCarthy era or 2nd Red Scare was primarily in what decade?
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    1940s
    1950s
    1960s
    1970s
  • Question 15
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    Q. The Communist Sandinistas came to power in what country?
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    North Korea
    Afghanistan
    Cuba
    Nicaragua
  • Question 16
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    Q. Mujahideen, allies turned enemies, fought the Soviets during the 1970s in what country?
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    West Germany
    Cuba
    Afghanistan
    Laos
  • Question 17
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    Q. What were NATO and the Warsaw Pact examples of?
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    failed attempts to make peace
    efforts to fight communism without bloodshed
    military aggression during the Cold War
    military alliances made for “collective security”
  • Question 18
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    Q. What led to Senator McCarthy’s downfall?
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    revelations that he was a communist himself
    the broadcast of the McCarthy hearings on television
    the uncovering of financial irregularities in his Senate campaign
    the discovery that some of the people he had accused were innocent
  • Question 19
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    Q. Why did the wartime alliance between the United States and the Soviet Union unravel?
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    The United States and the Soviet Union disagreed on the future of Eastern Europe.
    The United States and the Soviet Union differed in their response to Nazi Germany.
    The United States sought control over the satellite states.
    The Soviet Union wanted a strong and united Germany.
  • Question 20
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    Q. Why was a buildup of weapons big enough for mutually assured destruction seen as a way to preserve peace?
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    The weapons were so dangerous that each side feared they could accidentally detonate and cause damage at home.
    People believed no one would ever use weapons that had the power to cause great destruction and kill innocent people.
    Once people had enough weapons to feel safe and secure, they would not need to use them in a war.
    The knowledge that both sides would be destroyed in a war would prevent either side from starting hostilities.
  • Question 21
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    Q. Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were charged, convicted, and executed specifically for _____.
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    being members of the Communist Party
    being subversives and disloyal Americans
    passing secrets about nuclear science to the Soviets
    violating the Smith Act
  • Question 22
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    Q. How did the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) affect filmmaking?
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    Producers made more movies that addressed sensitive social issues.
    Producers avoided making movies about controversial subjects.
    Producers only made movies that had patriotic themes.
    Producers did not change their approach to making movies.
  • Question 23
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    Q. Which of the following describes the method that Joseph R. McCarthy used, which came to be known as McCarthyism?
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    legitimate concerns about domestic communism
    extreme, reckless charges that caused people to lose their jobs and destroyed their reputations
    fear and helplessness in the face of the Soviet threat
    open, honest debate that caused people to realize how important their democratic institutions were
  • Question 24
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    Q. The National Defense Education Act allocated federal funds to train whom?
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    businessmen
    scientists
    politicians
    soldiers
  • Question 25
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    Q. Which of the following contributed to a surge in postwar home construction?
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    foreign aid
    low inflation
    loans to war veterans
    price controls
  • Question 26
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    Q. What was the Eisenhower Doctrine?
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    The United States would immediately try to liberate all of the countries behind the iron curtain.
    The United States would nationalize the Suez Canal.
    The United States would use force to help Middle Eastern nations threatened by communism.
    The United States would recognize the People’s Republic of China.
  • Question 27
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    Q. How did the CIA participate in the Cold War?
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    by carrying out secret operations in other countries
    by sending uniformed military troops to the Soviet Union
    by helping the President determine foreign policy
    by helping design efficient weapons systems
  • Question 28
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    Q. What United States policy is connected with the "Domino Theory?"
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    Neutrality
    Containment
    Capitalism
    Creationism
  • Question 29
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    Q. What area did the Berlin Wall separate?
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    East & West Russia
    North & South Korea
    East & West Germany
    North & South Vietnam
  • Question 30
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    Q. What areas did the 17th parallel separate?
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    North & South Korea
    East & West Germany
    Est & West Europe
    North & South Vietnam
  • Question 31
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    Q. What areas did the 38th parallel separate?
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    North & South Vietnam
    East & West Berlin
    North & South Korea
    East & West Germany
  • Question 32
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    Q. What nation place nuclear weapons in Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis?
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    United States
    Germany
    Soviet Union
    Japan
  • Question 33
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    Q. Which nation launched the satellite "Sputnik" and started the space race?
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    United States
    Germany
    China
    Soviet Union
  • Question 34
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    Q. Who led Peoples' Republic of China after the civil war?
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    Chiang Kai-shek
    Mao Zedong
    Joseph  Stalin
    Vladimir Lenin
  • Question 35
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    Q. Conference where Stalin took control of Eastern Europe?
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    Yalta
    Munich
    Berlin
    Paris
  • Question 36
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    Q. Who were the Two competing Super Powers in the Cold War
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    U.S. and China
    China and U.S.S.R
    U.S. and U.S.S.R
    Canada and Engalnd
  • Question 37
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    Q. Truman Doctrine: Stopping the Spread of Communism =
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    Marshall Plan
    Conatinment
    Facism
    Iron Curtain
  • Question 38
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    Q. What was the Imaginary line that separated the West from the Communist Naitons
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    Marshall Plan
    Conatinment
    Facism
    Iron Curtain
  • Question 39
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    Q. The Soviet Alliance made to oppose Nato
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    Central Powers
    Warsaw Pact
    Nafta
    Axis
  • Question 40
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    Q. What county did the Soviet Union try to put nuclear weapons in?
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    Cuba
    Korea
    Vietnam
    Cambodia
  • Question 41
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    Q. What went up in 1961 that separated Berlin
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    Berlin Wall
    Iron Curtain
    Warsaw Wall
  • Question 42
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    Q. What year did the Berlin Wall come down
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    1991
    1975
    1992
    1989
  • Question 43
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    Q. What was the Policy of Openness under Gorbachev
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    Perestroika
    Glasnost
    NEP
    Collectivazation
  • Question 44
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    Q. What was the Policy of economic restructuring  under Gorbachev
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    Perestroika
    Glasnost
    NEP
    Collectivazation
  • Question 45
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    Q. Who was the Communist Leader of China
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    Ho Chi Minh
    Mao Zedong
    Chaing Kai-shek
    Kim Ill Sung
  • Question 46
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    Q. The Truman Doctrine's main goal was to:
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    Contain communism
    Provide weapons to democratic countries
    Destroy communism
    Provide collective security
  • Question 47
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    Q. What was the main goal of loyalty oaths?
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    Identify communist sympathizers
    Lower anxiety in the workforce
    Identify who should be put on blacklists
    Identify teachers who are not fit to educate
  • Question 48
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    Q. Joseph McCarthy lost his political influence and support after which event?
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    The Rosenberg Trials
    The 205 government officials on his list were found innocent
    The Army-McCarthy Trials
    He accused Eisenhower of being a communist
  • Question 49
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    Q. In which country or countries was the Truman Doctrine first put to the test in 1947?
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    Korea
    USSR
    Turkey and Greece
    West Germany
  • Question 50
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    Q. Why is the Cold War called a "cold" war?
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    The areas affected were in the polar regions of the world
    The war was fought during winter months only
    Leaders of the superpowers were sick with coughs and fevers
    There was never direct fighting between the two superpowers
  • Question 51
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    Q. What organization was created by Congress to hunt for communist spies?
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    FCDA
    Civil Defense
    NATO
    HUAC
  • Question 52
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    Q. Alger Hiss was convicted of which of the following?
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    Perjury
    Espionage
    Contempt of Congress
    Treason
  • Question 53
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    Q. Students practiced nuclear safety drills in school known as?
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    Bert the Turtle
    Duck and Cover
    Stop, Drop, and Roll
    Operation Alert
  • Question 54
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    Q. Once someone was placed on a blacklist, what was the consequence?
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    They would not get hired
    They would be executed
    They would be removed from public office
    The would be put on trial
  • Question 55
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    Q. A system where citizens have private ownership of industry and the freedom of competition is?
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    Democracy
    Totalitarianism
    Socialism
    Capitalism
  • Question 56
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    Q. During the Cold War, who was the United States' biggest adversary?
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    Germany
    North Korea
    England
    Soviet Union
  • Question 57
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    Q. The Federal Civil Defense Administration was which of the following?
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    A spy organization
    An agency that helped people prepare for a nuclear attack
    An organization started by Joseph McCarthy
    A program that identified spies in Hollywood
  • Question 58
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    Q. Why did the Soviet Union refuse to accept the Baruch Plan?
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    The Soviets did not want to create nuclear weapons
    The Soviet Union wanted to withdraw from the United Nations
    The Soviet Union wanted the US to destroy their nuclear weapons
    The US wanted all nuclear weapons to belong to the United Nations
  • Question 59
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    Q. The United States backed which leader in China after World War II?
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    Mao Zedong
    Kim Jung Il
    Chiang Kai-shek
    Imre Nagy
  • Question 60
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    Q. How did the U.S. respond to Mao Zedong's new government in China?
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    The US used nuclear weapons to destroy China
    The US started a war with China
    The US attempted a coup d'etat in China
    The US cut diplomatic ties with China
  • Question 61
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    Q. Which of the following is FALSE about the red scare in the United States?
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    There was increased anxiety
    Fear of communism increased
    It led to the creation of Civil Defense agencies
    Soviet leaders put communist leaders in charge of Mexico
  • Question 62
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    Q. The Berlin Airlift was a response to what Cold War conflict?
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    Unification of West Germany
    Berlin Blockade
    Hungarian Revolution
    Creation of the Warsaw Pact
  • Question 63
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    Q. How did the Korean Conflict end?
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    A peace treaty was signed
    An armistice was signed
    North Korea surrendered
    The entire Korean Peninsula fell to communism
  • Question 64
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    Q. Both the Soviet Union and the United States participated in ___________    ___________ during the Cold War?
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    Covert actions
    Blockades
    Coup d' états 
    Stealing atomic bombs
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