The Cold War 4
The USA used B-52 bomber planes in Vietnam.

The Cold War 4

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During the Cold War the USSR and the USA never actually entered into all-out war against each other. Things could have been very different today otherwise!

Find out what you know with our fourth History quiz all about the Cold War.

1.
In the 1980's, Russia was almost bankrupted by an invasion of which country?
Afghanistan
Iran
Iraq
Kazakhstan
It lead to USSR's military withdrawal from E. Europe
2.
In 1989 free elections in Poland were won by which labor union?
Glasnost
Liberation
Polarity
Solidarity
The union was lead by Lech Walesa
3.
In Vietnam the USA used which substance that burns skin?
C.S.Gas
Napalm
Pepper spray
Semtex
4.
The Cold War ended when which President allowed free elections in Russia?
Andropov
Chernenko
Gorbachev
Gromyko
The Communists were driven from power in Eastern Europe
5.
Which other chemical weapon did they use?
Agent Lemon
Agent Lime
Agent Orange
Agent Strawberry
It caused damage to the body and destroyed trees
6.
The USA used which huge bomber planes in Vietnam?
A-47s
B-52s
C-63s
D-33s
7.
What was North Vietnam's regular army called?
AVNC
CANV
NVAR
PAVN
It stood for People's Army of North Vietnam. You would think that the acronym would be PANV but it is actually PAVN
8.
The Vietcong were what sort of fighting force?
Dad's army
Gorilla army
Guerrilla army
Territorial army
They did not wear uniforms
9.
The Communist leader Ceaucescu was overthrown where in 1989?
Bulgaria
Czechoslovakia
Hungary
Romania
He and his wife were executed on Christmas Day
10.
Over 100 innocent people were massacred in which Vietnamese village?
Hai Tai
Jai Nai
Kai Pai
Mai Lai
An American officer was found guilty of war crimes
Author:  Jan Crompton

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