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The Cold War (Ch 17)

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  • Q1
    What was the Iron Curtain?
    A wall the separated East Germany from West Germany
    Blockage of Wester Germany, cutting off supply lines
    Division between Eastern and Western Europe
    Aid to nations that needed to rebuild after WWII
  • Q2
    What was the Berlin Airlift?
    Deconstructing buildings from Berlin to rebuild in Western European countries
    Allies flying supplies into West Germany
    Allies flying supplies into East Germany
    Allies lifting hostages from West Berlin
  • Q3
    What is the name of the military alliance between the US and Western European nations during the Cold War?
    Truman Doctrine
    Warsaw Pact
  • Q4
    What was Mao Zedong's plan to expand the economic success in China in 1958?
    Five-Year Plan
    The Cultural Revolution
    The Great Leap Forward
    The Long March
  • Q5
    Nikita Khrushchev succeeded which Soviet leader in 1953?
    Joseph Stalin
    Vladimir Lenin
    Vladimir Putin
    Leonid Brezhnev
  • Q6
    What international peacekeeping organization formed in 1945 that created Cold War alliances?
    The Warsaw Pact
    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization
    The United Nations
    Appeasement Organization
  • Q7
    Who did the United States support in the Chinese Civil War?
    Mao Zedong / Communists
    Jiang Jieshi / Communsits
    Jiang Jieshi / Nationalists
    Mao Zedong / Nationalists
  • Q8
    Nuclear war and communism were threats during which war?
    Chinese Civil War
    The Cold War
  • Q9
    China split with which country in the late 1980s after no longer wishing to follow in their Communist footsteps?
    East Germany
    The Soviet Union
  • Q10
    How did Douglas MacArthur assist the fight in South Korea?
    Trained anti-Korean exiles to invade
    Dropped an H-bomb
    Led UN intervention
    He did not assist in any way
  • Q11
    What was the Warsaw Pact?
    International peacekeeping organization
    Alliances with the USSR in response to NATO
    A nonaggression pact
    Alliances with the US in response to NATO
  • Q12
    The Soviet Union attempted to take over land in Korea by providing what kind of assistance?
    Food and water
    Just money
    Military units and money
    Just troops
  • Q13
    What did the change in leadership of the Soviet Union lead to?
    Berlin Airlift
    Cuban Missile Crisis
    End of the Cold War
    Dropping of an H-bomb
  • Q14
    What did the Truman Doctrine say about communism in regards to democracy?
    Democracy will dominate over communism
    Democracy threatened communism
    Communism will dominate over democracy
    Communism threatened democracy
  • Q15
    What are the components of the Truman Doctrine?
    Access to oil fields
    Division of Eastern and Western Europe
    Containment & aid to nations fighting communism
    Appeasement with the Soviet Union

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