The Cold War 2
Russia refused any part in which American aid program?

The Cold War 2

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Behind the 'Iron Curtain', Stalin's Russia controlled Eastern Europe by various means - secret police, murders of political opponents and a one-party (Communist) state.

Here is our second History quiz on the Cold War.

1.
Russia refused any part in which American aid program?
Kennedy Plan
Marshall Plan
Mitchell Plan
Sherriff Plan
It aimed to help European recovery after WW2
2.
What was set up in 1949 to protect the world from Communism?
NATO
SEATO
UNICEF
WHO
3.
What does 'NA' stand for in NATO?
Newly Authorised
Non-Aggressive
North Atlantic
Northern Association
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
4.
The USSR set up which rival organization in 1955?
Berlin Agreement
Budapest League
Prague Council
Warsaw Pact
Made up of all the Eastern European Communist countries
5.
NATO and the Warsaw Pact built more and better what?
Air raid shelters
Aircraft carriers
Army barracks
Nuclear weapons
This became known as the 'arms race'
6.
For almost a year, from mid-1948, Russia blockaded which city?
Brussels
Paris
Vienna
West Berlin
Road and rail links with the west were cut
7.
In 1952 the USA tested which bomb?
Atomic bomb
Helium bomb
Hydrogen bomb
Nitrogen bomb
A year later Russia developed its own H-bomb
8.
The Berlin Wall was built in which year?
1959
1961
1963
1965
To stop East Germans leaving for the west - anyone trying to escape was shot
9.
Which Soviet leader ordered the Wall to be built?
Brezhnev
Khrushchev
Kosygin
Malenkov
He took power in 1953 after Stalin's death
10.
Who visited Berlin and vowed to protect freedom?
Charles de Gaulle
Harold Macmillan
John F. Kennedy
Spiro Agnew
He said, "Ich bin ein Berliner" (I am a Berliner) - it can also mean 'I am a jam donut'!!!
Author:  Jan Crompton

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