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OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Post World War II Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What technology first allowed a wide public audience to hear first-rate music in the comfort of their own homes?

Question 2 2. Cable television was first pioneered in the late 1940s in what state?

Question 3 3. Who was perhaps the greatest exponent of 20th-century Pop Art?

Question 4 4. Tom's father was one of the protesters at the 1970 Kent State protest, which later became known as the 'Kent State Massacre'. Why did the protest occur and what was the result of the 'Kent State Massacre'?

Question 5 5. Which of the following countries was NOT one of the founding members of the European community in the 1950s?

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Question 6 6. Why was 1963 such a pivotal year in Vietnam for the United States?

Question 7 7. Which agreement resulted in the cease-fire of the Korean War?

Question 8 8. How did the end of World War II influence the rise of communist China?

Question 9 9. How did Operation Vittles impact the Berlin blockade?

Question 10 10. What U.S. government agency oversaw distribution of aid under the Marshall Plan?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following acronyms is used to describe long-range missiles?

Question 12 12. What is defined as the economic mixing and interdependence of economies across the world through an escalation of cross-cultural movement of goods, services, technologies and wealth?

Question 13 13. Who was the leader of the Viet Minh during the First Indochina War and, eventually, during the Vietnam War?

Question 14 14. Which of the following Soviet policies allowed more freedom of the press?

Question 15 15. The division between North and South Korea follows the:

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Question 16 16. Why is the Potsdam conference linked to the start of the Cold War?

Question 17 17. President Kennedy's strategy during the Vietnam War included which of the following?

Question 18 18. What was the first device to store music digitally?

Question 19 19. Why did the United States resort to sending ground troops to the conflict in Vietnam in 1965?

Question 20 20. American involvement in Vietnam spanned over the course of how many years?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following was NOT one of the changes instituted after Vatican II?

Question 22 22. What idea claims that the people of a nation or region have the right to choose how they will be governed themselves?

Question 23 23. How was China under Deng Xiaoping different from China under Mao Zedong?

Question 24 24. Which Pope called the Second Vatican Council?

Question 25 25. Which of the following cities did NOT experience significant terrorist attacks in the early 21st century?

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Question 26 26. The Korean War lasted between:

Question 27 27. Why was the National Security Act of 1947 primarily created?

Question 28 28. Why did Bertrand Russell call for philosophy to be taught in the schools?

Question 29 29. Which of these is NOT an argument against economic globalization?

Question 30 30. What was the Red Guard?

OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Post World War II Chapter Exam Instructions

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