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Post WWII Developments.

The two superpowers during the Cold War were _______.
a) Great Britain and France.
b) the Soviet Union and the United States
c) the US and Great Britain
d) the Soviet Union and Germany

The use of military threats, arms buildups, and other techniques short of all-out war by the United States and the Soviet Union were called the ______.
a) Hot War
b) Vietnam War
c) Cold War
d) Korean War

All of the following were permanent members of the United Nations Security Council EXCEPT ___.
a) Israel
b) the United States
c) Great Britain
d) France

The main goal of the Truman Doctrine was _______.
a) to stop the spread of communism
b) to send financial aid to Europe
c) to expand trade with Europe
d) to limit the buildup of nuclear weapons

Where did the city of Berlin lie during the Cold War?
a) West Germany
b) the Soviet Union
c) a neutral zone
d) East Germany

Which of the following alliances was formed to block communism in Europe?
b) the Warsaw Pact

The European Economic Community (EEC) is an alliance among European nations to _______.
a) promote trade with the United States
b) raise tariffs on goods traded within the EEC
c) limit trade with France
d) set up a free-trade zone for EEC members

The "iron curtain" was a term used to describe the division between ______.
a) East and West Europe
b) North and South Vietnam
c) East and West Sikkim
d) North and South Korea

All of the following Soviet satellites protested against Communist rule in the 1950s and 1960s EXCEPT _____.
a) Poland
b) Hungary
c) Italy
d) Czechoslovakia

The space race started with the Soviet launch of ________.
a) Sputnik I
b) Apollo II
c) Vostok
d) Telstar

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