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Berlin Airlift (Grade 8)

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Berlin Airlift

The Berlin Airlift began in what year?
  1. 1945
  2. 1946
  3. 1947
  4. 1948
Supplies were dropped into East Berlin.
  1. True
  2. False
Which country, or countries, controlled West Germany?

In the                   the United States, England, and the Soviet Union made their final decisions on how to administer post-war Germany.
  1. Potsdam Agreement
  2. Tehran Conference
  3. Yalta Conference
  4. Warsaw Pact
What was the name of the currency the Allies introduced to West Germany?
  1. Euro
  2. Thaler
  3. Reichsmark
  4. Deutsche Mark
What was the name of the American program to rebuild Western Europe's industries and economy after World War II?
  1. Warsaw Pact
  2. Marshall Plan
  3. European Union
  4. League of Nations
How many countries sent crews to help with the Berlin Airlift?
  1. 2
  2. 4
  3. 7
  4. 10
The allies made over 200,000 supply flights over Berlin.
  1. True
  2. False
Berlin was divided between the United States, England, France, and the Soviet Union even though the city was located in the Soviet controlled portion of Germany.
  1. True
  2. False
The Soviets tried to shoot down the planes carrying supplies.
  1. True
  2. False
The American code for the Berlin Airlift was "Operation Vittles".
  1. True
  2. False
Pilot Gail Halvorsen started Operation                                    by dropping candy from his plane for the children in West Berlin.
Approximately how many tons of food were dropped in West Berlin every day?
  1. 5
  2. 125
  3. 1,500
  4. 11,000
On which holiday in 1949 did allies bring the most coal for any single day?
  1. New Years
  2. Christmas
  3. Halloween
  4. Easter
The Soviets lifted the blockade around West Berlin after how many months of the airlift?
  1. 10
  2. 15
  3. 18
  4. 20

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