Overview of Asia from 1945 to the Present

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What event in 1945 lead to drastic cultural, political, and economic changes across the globe?

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1. What was the Japanese Economic Miracle?

2. What was the goal of the 'Great Leap Forward' and the 'Cultural Revolution'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Since 1945, much of Asia has experienced growth and social innovation, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of how. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of history of the region.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Post-1945 Asian history
  • Independence of Kashmir
  • Japanese economy
  • The Cultural Revolution

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Asian history lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as the Great Leap Forward and the Japanese Economic Miracle
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding cultural, political and economic changes in post-1945 Asia
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about trends in Asia since 1945

Additional Learning

To learn more about Asian history, review the accompanying lesson on Overview of Asia from 1945 to the Present. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the history of Asia since 1945
  • Understand the impact of World War II on the region
  • Know how important historical events of the post-war era had an effect on Asia
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