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Definition: a 5-year agreement between the US and the USSR; they agreed to keep nuclear weapons at 1972 levels
a) Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT)
b) Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
c) World Trade Organization (WTO)
d) United Arab Emirates (UAE)

During the Cold War, which event occurred last?
a) Cuban Missile Crisis
b) Fall of the Berlin Wall
c) Division of Germany into East and West
d) Launch of Sputnik into space by Soviet Union

What is being described: A Jewish State Is Created, Six-Day War Results in Major Arab Losses, Withdrawal Begins from West Bank
a) Persian Gulf War
b) Scramble for Africa
c) collapse of the Ottoman Empire
d) conflict between Israelis and Palestinians

Mikhail Gorbachev’s reforms of perestroika and glasnost resulted in
a) an era of world peace and Soviet prosperity.
b) conditions that helped lead to the breakup of the Soviet Union.`
c) a successful transition to a command economy in Russia.
d) censorship of the news media in Russia.

One way in which Nikita Khrushchev’s Secret Speech about Lenin and Mikhail Gorbachev’s policy of glasnost are similar is that both:
a) attempted to reform the Soviet Union a communist economic system.
b) strengthened their country’s military defenses.
c) supported censorship of news and of personal correspondence.
d) increased tensions during the Cold War.

Who was India’s 1st prime minister?
a) Gandhi
b) Meir
c) Nehru
d) Zedong

The anti-apartheid movement in South Africa included non-violent protests like boycotts, trade restrictions, and being banned from the Olympics. What was the purpose of the movement?
a) uniting all Arab citizens in one global community
b) protesting discrimination in international sporting events
c) limiting the amount of thermonuclear weapons
d) ending segregation and discrimination between black and white citizens

The primary goal of the student protests in Tiananmen Square (1989) was to
a) increase political freedom and rights in China
b) support the policies of the Chinese Communist Party
c) decrease the amount of Western influence in China
d) encourage the spread of industrialization throughout China

The breakup of the Soviet Union:
a) was symbolized by building the Berlin Wall separating East and West Germany
b) caused Winston Churchill to say an iron curtain had been drawn across Europe.
c) created independent countries including Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and the Baltic States
d) began a new cycle of czarist dynasties in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

The United Nations was created PRIMARILY to:
a) prosecute people accused of war crimes
b) contain the spread of communism
c) provide a means to solving international problems
d) channel relief aid to war-torn nations

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