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Cold War Questions - All Grades

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Grade 10 Cold War
The Cold War originated immediately after                .
  1. The Civil War
  2. World War II
  3. World War I
  4. Korean War
Grade 9 Cold War
What type of government did the Soviet Union have?
  1. Communist
  2. Republic
  3. Democratic
  4. Monarchy
Grade 6 Cold War
The Cold War was:
  1. an actual war which was fought on Russian (U.S.S.R.) soil.
  2. an actual war which was fought on United States soil.
  3. a term used to describe the tension between Russia (U.S.S.R.) and the United States.
  4. a term used to describe the struggle between the Russian farmers and the cold weather.
Grade 9 Cold War
What was the main goal of the Marshall Plan?
  1. To help communism
  2. To help the poor
  3. To help reconstruct Europe
  4. To help Stalin with elections
Grade 9 Cold War
What two countries were the most involved in the Arms Race?
  1. U.S. and Soviet Union
  2. Germany and Soviet Union
  3. Italy and Germany
  4. U.S. and Korea
Grade 6 Cold War
Grade 11 Cold War
A Cold War event that took place in 1961 was                                             
  1. Operation Vittles
  2. the building of the Berlin Wall
  3. the process of detente
  4. the intensification of the nuclear arms race
Grade 11 Cold War
The single most important reason the U.S. became engaged in the Cold War was to                                               
  1. prevent the communist takeover of East Berlin
  2. stop the spread of terrorism
  3. limit the development of nuclear weapons
  4. stop the spread of communism
Grade 9 Cold War
What is NATO?
  1. North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  2. North American Trade Organization
  3. Not Another Treaty Organization
  4. New Atlantic Trade Organization
Grade 10 Cold War
Why did the communist command economy of the Soviet Union collapse at the end of the 20th century?
  1. The communist system provided little incentive to motivate workers or improve production efficiency.
  2. President Reagan's trade embargo caused an economic shock to the communist system that it could not
  3. Droughts in the Soviet Union caused a massive agricultural shortage that forced an introduction of free
Grade 10 Cold War
How did European nations benefit from the Marshall Plan?
  1. It helped nations improve protections from natural hazards like flooding.
  2. It helped nations settle new immigrants at the conclusion of World War II.
  3. It helped nations re­establish free market practices and strengthen democratic government.
Grade 11 Cold War
During the Cold War, the U.S. and the Soviet Union battled each other                                 
  1. militarily and politically
  2. economically and technologically
  3. technologically and politically
  4. militarily and economically
Grade 6 Cold War
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