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AP World History: The Cold War and Other 20th Century World History Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did domestic support in the United States for the conflict in Vietnam collapse?

Question 2 2. Why is the Potsdam conference linked to the start of the Cold War?

Question 3 3. Why was the Muslim League founded?

Question 4 4. Which means 'self-rule,' or in this context, Indian independence?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is one of the world's oldest religions, has no firm set of dogmatic beliefs, and centers around a cycle of birth, death, and rebirth?

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Question 6 6. Which is NOT true of the Berlin Airlift?

Question 7 7. Why was the National Security Act of 1947 primarily created?

Question 8 8. Which is NOT a factor in the decolonization of Africa?

Question 9 9. Which is NOT true of India under the leadership of Jawaharlal Nehru?

Question 10 10. Which sentence appropriately summarizes the situation between North and South Korea today?

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Question 11 11. How did the goals of Fulgencio Batista differ from those of the 26th of July Movement?

Question 12 12. Jawaharlal Nehru's policy of not aligning India with either power bloc during the Cold War is called?

Question 13 13. During World War II, Gandhi gave a speech demanding Indian independence from British rule. The speech sparked which movement?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is the MOST likely profile of a person participating in the Bay of Pigs Invasion?

Question 15 15. Who popularized the term 'Iron Curtain' as a reference to the Soviet-backed states in Eastern Europe?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements about ICBM's is NOT true?

Question 17 17. Why did Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Chiang Kai-shek meet in Cairo in 1943?

Question 18 18. Construction of the Berlin Wall began when?

Question 19 19. Which Soviet leader introduced the reforms of glasnost and perestroika?

Question 20 20. Which is a form of passive resistance centered around standing for truth and justice?

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Question 21 21. What year was Sputnik I launched?

Question 22 22. Why did Saddam Hussein invade Kuwait?

Question 23 23. How did Perestroika reform the election system?

Question 24 24. Which is NOT true of the Soviet Union during the 1980s?

Question 25 25. How was Douglas MacArthur's supervision of Japan during the time of the occupation conducted in comparison to the way it was originally conceived?

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Question 26 26. When did the decolonization of Africa primarily take place?

Question 27 27. President Kennedy's strategy during the Vietnam War included which of the following?

Question 28 28. The state of South Vietnam was officially created in 1954 during which of the following meetings?

Question 29 29. American involvement in Vietnam spanned over the course of how many years?

Question 30 30. What year did India and Pakistan emerge as independent states?

AP World History: The Cold War and Other 20th Century World History Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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