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Cold War in the 1980s (Grade 6)

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Cold War in the 1980s

One of Mikail Gorbachev's sweeping reforms policies loosened the control government had over the economy. This "restructuring" was called:
  1. Perestroika
  2. Space Race
  3. Detente
  4. Containment
Glasnost is
  1. the Russian word for Soviet policy of openness
  2. the Russian word for increased tension between countries
  3. the Russian word for revolution
  4. the Russian word for peace
Why did the Soviet Union invade Afghanistan?
  1. To stop Afghanistan from making nuclear missiles
  2. To restore pro-Communist regimes
  3. To retaliate on the United States
  4. Afghanistan attacked the Soviet Union first
What treaty eliminated an entire class of nuclear weapons?
  1. Treaty of Versailles
  2. Intermediate Nuclear Force Treaty
  3. Treaty of Ghent
  4. Emancipation Proclamation
The labor group that struggled peacefully for democratic change in Poland was                
  1. the Zagreb.
  2. Bandura.
  3. the Teamsters.
  4. Solidarity.
Which President stated the famous words, " Mr. Gorbachev, Tear down that Wall'?
  1. Jimmy Carter
  2. Ronald Reagan
  3. Bill Clinton
  4. John Kennedy
The former USSR broke into how many republics?
  1. 15
  2. 17
  3. 20
  4. 13
What was the symbolic importance of the destroying the Berlin Wall?

The destruction of the Berlin Wall and the breakup of the Soviet Union signify the end of the Cold War.
  1. True
  2. False
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

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