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The End of the Cold War Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did Bosnia-Herzegovina start fighting with Serbia?

Question 2 2. Which of the following was a feature of the de-Stalinization effort undertaken by the Communist Party after Stalin's death?

Question 3 3. Which of the following countries did NOT occupy zones of Germany post-World War II?

Question 4 4. When did the Soviet Union officially dissolve?

Question 5 5. What was crucial for Yeltsin's 'shock therapy'?

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Question 6 6. Why did Boris Yeltsin choose to leave the Communist Party in 1990?

Question 7 7. Which of the following refers to 'Glasnost'?

Question 8 8. What was the purpose for the introduction of perestroika by Soviet leader Gorbachev?

Question 9 9. Why did 93% of Croats vote for independence?

Question 10 10. Which one of the following best describes glasnost in relation to the Soviet Union?

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Question 11 11. How did Yeltsin's changes to the Russian constitution in 1993 impact the country?

Question 12 12. Which is NOT true of the Soviet Union during the 1980s?

Question 13 13. Why did Milosevic eventually grant Kosovo independence?

Question 14 14. How did Perestroika reform the election system?

Question 15 15. Which statement accurately describes the events in the Balkans in the 1980s and 1990s?

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Question 16 16. The United States gave Soviet Union major influence over Eastern Europe in order to:

Question 17 17. How did the United States safeguard against the spread of communism into Western Europe?

Question 18 18. Why was a wall built between East Berlin and West Berlin?

Question 19 19. What impact did Gorbachev's resignation as Soviet president have?

Question 20 20. How did Yeltsin first come to power in 1991?

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Question 21 21. Which Russian premier attempted to reinvigorate the Soviet economy and government through increased openness in the 1980s?

Question 22 22. Which of the following Soviet policies allowed more freedom of the press?

Question 23 23. Why was there so much economic turmoil in Eastern Europe following the collapse of the Soviet Union?

Question 24 24. The Warsaw Pact was created in 1955 in response to what?

Question 25 25. Which of the following Western European nations was NOT part of the fledgling European Coal and Steel Community in 1951?

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Question 26 26. In what year were East and West Germany reunited?

Question 27 27. Which of the following countries did NOT have an occupation zone in Germany, prior to the formation of East and West Germany?

Question 28 28. Why was Estonia's demand for independence from the Soviet Union in 1987 significant?

Question 29 29. Why were Slovenes able to win their independence?

Question 30 30. Why did Yeltsin resign in 1999?

The End of the Cold War Chapter Exam Instructions

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