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Cold War

Eastern Bloc vs Western Bloc
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1. The Cold War began after what major conflict?
Balkan Wars
World War I
World War II
Russian Revolution
2. Who was the first to use the term "Cold War"?
Harry S. Truman
George Orwell
Winston Churchill
Arthur Conan Doyle
3. The Cold War was a conflict mainly between the United States and which other nation?
Soviet Union
France
Japan
Germany
4. What incident in 1962 almost started World War III?
Suez crisis
Bay of Pigs invasion
Korean war
Cuban missile crisis
5. The Bay of Pigs invasion was a failed US landing operation on which country in 1961?
Yugoslavia
Israel
Cuba
Egypt
6. Which US President ordered the Bay of Pigs invasion?
Richard Nixon
Jimmy Carter
John F. Kennedy
Dwight Eisenhower
7. Who was the leader of the Soviet Union during the Cuban Missile Crisis?
Joseph Stalin
Mikhail Gorbachev
Leonid Brezhnev
Nikita Khrushchev
8. Who was president of the United States during the Cuban Missile Crisis?
Dwight Eisenhower
Richard Nixon
John F. Kennedy
Lyndon Johnson
9. The Korean War was a war between North Korea and which other country?
South Korea
USA
China
Japan
10. What country entered the side of North Korea in Korean War and changed the course of the war?
Japan
Vietnam
China
Philippines
11. The Vietnam War was fought between North and South Vietnam. Who was the major supporter of the South?
North Korea
Soviet Union
China
USA
12. Vietnam was a colony of what country prior to World War II?
France
Great Britain
Japan
China
13. How long was the Vietnam War?
20 years
3 years
5 years
10 years
14. Who was the president of North Vietnam, during most of the Vietnam War?
Bao Dai
Nguyen Huu Tho
Ho Chi Mihn
Tran Dai Quang
15. Who were the two major backers of the north in the Vietnam War?
USA and Soviet Union
USA and France
France and Britain
Soviet Union and China
16. Who became US president, and continued the escalation of the Vietnam War, after Kennedy's assassination?
Lyndon Johnson
Franklin Roosevelt
Richard Nixon
Dwight Eisenhower
17. The North won the war with the fall of what city in South Vietnam?
Saigon
Vinh Loi
Can Tho
Tri Tram
18. What country controlled the zone where the capital city of Berlin was located during Cold War?
France
USA
Soviet Union
Great Britain
19. The Soviet Union subscribed to what political ideology during Cold War?
Communism
Localism
Capitalism
Anarchism
20. Who played chess in the Match of the Century in the middle of Cold War in 1972?
Kasparov vs Fisher
Karpov vs Kasparov
Spassky vs Karpov
Fisher vs Spassky
21. When was Berlin Wall constructed?
1961
1951
1981
1971
22. The Iron Curtain divided Europe into two separate areas from 1945 until 1991. Which country was not behind the curtain?
Greece
Poland
Czechoslovakia
Hungary
23. Who was the first chairman of Non-Aligned Movement established in 1961?
Jawaharlal Nehru
Fidel Castro
Gamal Abdel Nasser
Josip Broz Tito
24. Who was the military leader of Cuba who Fidel Castro overthrew in his revolution?
Salvador Allende
Fulgencio Batista
Simon Bolivar
Che Guevara
25. As a part of the Space Race during Cold War which country first put a manned spacecraft into orbit?
USA
China
France
Soviet Union
26. Who was the Soviet leader whose policies contributed to the dissolution of the USSR and the end of the Cold War?
Vladimir Putin
Boris Yeltsin
Mikhail Gorbachev
Leonid Brezhnev
27. Who was the first President of Russia after the break up of USSR?
Yevgeny Primakov
Boris Yeltsin
Vladimir Putin
Dmitry Medvedev
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