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The ability to wipe nations off the planet with nuclear weapons is called ______.
a) overkill
b) nuclear annihiliation
c) deterrent defense
d) nuclear proliferation

Which of the following actions did Mao Zedong take first as leader of China?
a) He launched an economic program called the Great Leap Forward.
b) He ordered troops to fire on students in Tiananmen Square.
c) He formed the Red Guard.
d) He ordered Chinese troops to fight in the Korean War.

Which leader wanted to use atomic bombs to end the Korean War?
a) President Harry S. Truman
b) General Douglas MacArthur
c) President Dwight D. Eisenhower
d) General George Marshall

The outcome, or final result, of the Korean War was _____.
a) atomic destruction of Chinese bases
b) victory for the United States
c) deadlock, or draw
d) victory for North Korea

When the Vietnam War started, Ho Chi Minh controlled ______.
a) all of Vietnam
b) North Vietnam
c) bases on the border with China
d) South Vietnam

After the US withdrew from Vietnam, the country ____.
a) stayed divided at the 17th parallel
b) was taken over by democratic South Vietnam
c) returned to French control
d) was reunited by Communist North Vietnam

How did Arab nations react to the establishment of Israel?
a) They recognized Israel.
b) They appealed for help from the UN.
c) They attacked Israel.
d) They withdrew Palestinians from the area.

All of the following were outcomes of the Six Day War EXCEPT _______.
a) Israel tripled its territory.
b) Egypt wiped out most of the Israeli control
c) more Palestinians lived under Israeli control
d) it helped lead to the later Yom Kippur War

Who was the leader of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) during the intifada?
a) Gamal Abdel Nasser
b) Osama bin Laden
c) Saddham Hussein
d) Yasir Arafat

Which two leaders signed the Camp David Accords with President Jimmy Carter?
a) Gamal Abdel Nasser and Yasir Arafat
b) Anwar el-Sadat and Menachem Begin
c) Anwar el-Sadat and Yasir Arafat
d) President Eisenhower and Gamal Abdel Nasser

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