World History : Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - The Cold War 4 (Questions)

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