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The Cold War

written by: finci
 
The Cold War was the protracted geopolitical, ideological, and economic struggle that emerged after World War II between the global superpowers of the Soviet Union and the United States, supported by their alliance partners.

Question 1:


This was a 1961 United States-planned and funded landing, which aimed at overthrowing the government of Fidel Castro, marked the climax of anti-Cuban US actions during the Cold War. What was the name of this invasion?
The Bay of Cows invasion
The Bay of Pigs invasion
The Bay of Dogs invasion
The Bay of Cattle invasion

Question 2:


Who was the Soviet General Secretary during the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962?
Nikolai Bulganin
Leonid Brezhnev
Nikita Khrushchev
Joseph Stalin

Question 3:


During the period of the Cold War, there was a conflict between the Democratic Republic of Vietnam and Republic of Vietnam, known as The Vietnam War (1957–1975).
True
False

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What was the name of the main security and intelligence organization of the German Democratic Republic during the Cold War?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)



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Question 5:


The Soviet war in Afghanistan which started in 1979, continued for how many years?
5 years
2 years
7 years
9 years

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Who was the leader of the Khmer Rouge communist organization which ruled Cambodia from 1975 to 1979?
Ta Mok
Son Sann
Heng Samrin
Pol Pot


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Question 7:


Which of these countries was not part of the Warsaw Pact of 1955 ?
Poland
Yugoslavia
Romania
Czechoslovakia

Question 8:


What was the name of the political liberalization in Czechoslovakia, which started on January 5 and lasted until August 20, 1968?
Prague Autumn
Prague Spring
Prague Winter
Prague Summer

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What was the name of the famous checkpoint between East and West Germany during the Cold War?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)



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Question 10:


The Autumn of Nations is the series of events in Central and Eastern Europe in the autumn of 1989, when the communist regime in satellite states of the Soviet Union, collapsed within a few months, marking the end of the Cold War.
False
True

 


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