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The Cold War In Europe

written by: marcing
 
For over 50 years Europe was divided into West and East, separated by an Iron Curtain. Learn the history seen from behind the Curtain.

Question 1:


Which Central European country fought alongside the Allies on all European and African fronts during WW II and was left on the eastern side of the "curtain" at the Yalta Conference?
Romania
Hungary
Greece
Poland

Question 2:


Which country was divided into East and West during the Cold War?
Austria
Czechoslovakia
Germany
Poland

Question 3:


Which nation revolted against Soviet-imposed policies in 1956?
Ukraine
Poland
Czechoslovakia
Hungary

Question 4:


Which country was invaded by the Soviet Army in 1968?
Czechoslovakia
Afghanistan
Poland
Hungary

Question 5:


Which nation's catholic bishops issued the famous letter to their German counterparts, in which they "forgave and asked for forgiveness"?
Hungary
Czechoslovakia
Romania
Poland

Question 6:


What was the name of the organization of Central and Eastern European communist states, established as a counterweight against NATO?
Warsaw Pact
Paris Treaties
Council of Mutual Economic Assistance
National People's Army

Question 7:


In which country did the Solidarność ("Solidarity") movement start?
Poland
Hungary
Czechoslovakia
East Germany

Question 8:


Which freedom movement leader was also a writer and dramatist?
Erich Honnecker
Vaclav Havel
Lech Wałęsa
Mikhail Gorbatchev

Question 9:


Which Pope was credited with igniting the freedom movement in Poland and eventually in the whole Eastern European region?
John Paul II
John Paul I
Benedict XVI
John XXIII

Question 10:


When did the Berlin Wall fall, ending symbolically the Cold War?
1990
1991
1992
1989

 


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