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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 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 10 Cold War
The Cuban missile crisis was resolved when the United States agreed to remove its missiles from
  1. Turkey.
  2. the United States threatened to invade Cuba.
  3. the Soviets threatened the United States with nuclear war.
  4. Kennedy and Krushchev arrived at a compromise over Cuba.
Grade 10 Cold War
Which event at the conclusion of World War II initiated the Cold War?
  1. The United States used atomic weapons against Japanese cities.
  2. Germany was reorganized into two separate nations with differing political systems.
  3. The Soviet Union refused to permit self­ determination in nations liberated from German control.
Grade 10 Cold War
Grade 10 Cold War
What did the Berlin Wall separate?
  1. Nazi Germany from Jewish Germany
  2. Eastern Europe from Western Europe
  3. East Berlin from West Berlin
  4. Both B and C
Grade 10 Cold War
The Cold War began in a dispute over                           
  1. nuclear weapons.
  2. control of Berlin.
  3. control of Eastern Europe.
  4. communism in Greece.
Grade 10 Cold War
A Soviet policy permitting open discussion of political and social issues.
  1. glasnost
  2. globalization
  3. guarantee
  4. getting together
Grade 10 Cold War
The Cold War originated directly after which war?
  1. The Cold War
  2. World War II
  3. World War I
  4. Korean War
Grade 10 Cold War
What event was the closest the world had ever came to nuclear warfare?
  1. Cuban Missile Crisis
  2. Hungarian Uprising
  3. Vietnam War
  4. Korean War
Grade 10 Cold War
Who was president of the United States during the Vietnam War?
  1. Barack Obama
  2. Lyndon B. Johnson
  3. James Buchanan
  4. Theodore Roosevelt
Grade 10 Cold War
Why did the United States become involved in Vietnam?
  1. our leaders were determined to stop communism
  2. our leaders wanted oil
  3. communism helped Americas
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