The Cold War Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did President Truman try to eliminate communism affecting the employees within the federal government?

Question 2 2. McCarthyism (and its questionable tactics) was first nationally questioned under which federal trial?

Question 3 3. Why is the Potsdam conference linked to the start of the Cold War?

Question 4 4. How did the Red Scare affect the lives of everyday Americans?

Question 5 5. The Cold War was a period of tension between the United States and Soviet Union. Which of the following did this period encompass?

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Question 6 6. Who were the two combatants in the Korean War, and who were their allies?

Question 7 7. How did activities in Berlin in 1961 affect the Cold War?

Question 8 8. Which sentence appropriately summarizes the situation between North and South Korea today?

Question 9 9. How did Senator Joseph McCarthy work to rid the United States of communism?

Question 10 10. Which of the following was NOT a component of Eisenhower's New Look policy in relation to the Cold War?

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Question 11 11. Which country invaded first during the Korean War?

Question 12 12. How did President Kennedy's flexible response notion of foreign policy impact the containment policy?

Question 13 13. Which of the following was NOT an economic plan for defeating the Soviet Union?

Question 14 14. Construction of the Berlin Wall began when?

Question 15 15. Why did Congress enact the Taft-Hartley Act in 1947?

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Question 16 16. How did Eisenhower feel about the military-industrial complex?

Question 17 17. Why was the National Security Act of 1947 primarily created?

Question 18 18. During the Cold War era, the _____ called for U.S. assistance to help nations threatened with aggression by another country.

Question 19 19. In which country was the implementation of NSC-68 tested?

Question 20 20. How did the Watkins Committee attempt to end McCarthy's witch hunt?

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Question 21 21. How did Congress work to investigate alleged communist supporters?

Question 22 22. Which of the following was NOT a nation in which the U.S. battled communism during the Cold War?

Question 23 23. How did John F. Kennedy work to fight communism during his brief presidency?

Question 24 24. Who popularized the term 'Iron Curtain' as a reference to the Soviet-backed states in Eastern Europe?

Question 25 25. How did General MacArthur's ideas about the Korean War differ from President Truman's?

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Question 26 26. Why was President Kennedy's Cold War foreign policy called New Frontier?

Question 27 27. Why did Eisenhower pass the National Defense Education Act of 1958?

Question 28 28. President Kennedy's battle with Cold War realities ended due to which of these events?

Question 29 29. What was the prominent preparedness film that was produced during the Cold War era?

Question 30 30. What was the term used to describe the fear of communist subversion and where did it begin?

The Cold War 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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