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The Cold War in Western & Eastern Europe Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did the Soviets react to having a partially capitalist city in the middle of the communist zone?

Question 2 2. The Cuban Missile Crisis was a major diplomatic confrontation between President John F. Kennedy and which Soviet leader?

Question 3 3. What was the codename of the Soviet Union's first atomic bomb?

Question 4 4. The decision to allow the Soviet Union to dominate Eastern Europe was made at the _____ conference.

Question 5 5. Both Khrushchev's first administrative posting and his post-WWII assignment were in what part of the Soviet Union?

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Question 6 6. John listed 4 of the 6 nations that formed the European Coal and Steel Community. He made an error. Which country should John delete and replace with either Belgium, Luxembourg, or Germany?

Question 7 7. What was the premise of the national self-determination movement?

Question 8 8. Which of the following countries did NOT invade Israel soon after its creation?

Question 9 9. Which is NOT true of the Berlin Airlift?

Question 10 10. How did the Soviet Union respond to Czechoslovakian attempts at reform in 1968?

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Question 11 11. The Berlin Wall was constructed in August of 1961, why was the city divided in the first place?

Question 12 12. In what year was the communist takeover of Czechoslovakia?

Question 13 13. How did Operation Vittles impact the Berlin blockade?

Question 14 14. Who popularized the term 'Iron Curtain' as a reference to the Soviet-backed states in Eastern Europe?

Question 15 15. Which of the following was the first organization after World War II that encouraged European economic cooperation?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT associated with the welfare state?

Question 17 17. How was Germany supposed to be divided based on the deal at the Yalta conference?

Question 18 18. Why did Great Britain grant Egypt its independence in 1922?

Question 19 19. Which is NOT true of the affect of the communist takeover in Czechoslovakia?

Question 20 20. Which of the following countries did NOT occupy zones of Germany post-World War II?

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Question 21 21. Mikhail Gorbachev introduced elements of free market economics in his restructuring program called:

Question 22 22. What was the codename for the Berlin Airlift?

Question 23 23. Which of the following acronyms is used to describe long-range missiles?

Question 24 24. When did Khrushchev join the Bolshevik Party?

Question 25 25. Which president fired General Douglas MacArthur?

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Question 26 26. In which important battle did U.N. forces hold out against North Korean advances at the southeastern tip of the peninsula?

Question 27 27. Which of the following was NOT an economic plan for defeating the Soviet Union?

Question 28 28. The American program to help war-torn Europe recover was called:

Question 29 29. Why did Edvard Beneš move to London?

Question 30 30. Which agreement resulted in the cease-fire of the Korean War?

The Cold War in Western & Eastern Europe Chapter Exam Instructions

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