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Grade 9 Modern Era
The Cold War was characterized by what?
  1. Arms race
  2. Space race
  3. Spread of Communism
  4. All of the above
Grade 9 Modern Era
Russia agreed to remove its missiles from Cuba after the United states did what?
  1. agreed to remove its missiles from Turkey
  2. launched an invasion of Cuba
  3. deployed missiles to Turkey
  4. attacked the Berlin Wall
Grade 9 Modern Era
What did "NATO" stand for?
  1. North America Treaty Organization
  2. Northern Africa Territory Officials
  3. North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  4. None of the above
Grade 9 Modern Era
What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall?
  1. To keep East Berlin residents from fleeing to West Berlin
  2. To keep West Berlin residents from fleeing to East Berlin
  3. To try to starve West Berlin residents and provoke the United States
  4. None of the above
Grade 9 Modern Era
What action, rather than a full-scale invasion of Cuba, did the Kennedy Administration take in response to the Russian missiles being placed there?
  1. blockade the island
  2. invade East Berlin
  3. land saboteurs to disable the missiles
  4. launch airstrikes against the missile sites
Grade 9 Modern Era
Grade 9 Modern Era
What did President Kennedy decide to do during the Cuban Missile Crisis?
  1. Land invasion of Cuba
  2. A naval blockade
  3. Put more missiles in Turkey
  4. Bomb Cuba
Grade 9 Modern Era
Russia was upset that the United States stationed nuclear missiles close to its borders in which countries?
  1. Germany and China
  2. Germany and Turkey
  3. Turkey and Italy
  4. Italy and Sweden
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