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What happened in 1990?
a) Nothing important
b) war broke out
c) communism spread throughout Europe
d) Germans voted to make the countries of East and West Germany one country (Germany)

What happened in 1989?
a) East German government let people travel freely between East and West Berlin-Berlin Wall torn down
b) Nuclear war between the Soviet Union and the United States
c) Nothing important
d) Gorbachev was assassinated

Who was Gorbachev friends with and signed peace treaties with?
a) President Franklin Roosevelt
b) Joseph Stalin
c) President Ronald Reagan
d) Franz Ferdinand

What events marked the Cold War
a) fall of the Berlin Wall
b) reduced government control in the Soviet Union
c) Soviet Union Dissolved
d) all of the above

What leader came into power in the Soviet Union in 1985?
a) Mikhail Gorbachev
b) Adolf Hitler
c) Ronald Reagan
d) Joseph Stalin

How long did WWII last?
a) 5 years
b) 25 years
c) around 45 years
d) 15 years

What did everyone fear the most about the cold war?
a) freezing temperature
b) nuclear war
c) Germany's army
d) fighting in Siberia

Which side of Germany was Communist?
a) Western side
b) Allied side
c) Axis side
d) Eastern side

Why was the Berlin Wall built?
a) People in West Berlin didn't like people in East Berlin
b) People kept fleeing East Berlin to be in West Berlin
c) Built to defend Germany
d) It wasn't really a wall it was a tower

What technology did the USSR acquire after WWII?
a) phone
b) television
c) Nuclear weapons
d) radio

When was the Cold War?
a) after WWI
b) before WWI
c) after WWII
d) after the Civil War

Government controls everything
a) Democracy
b) superpower
c) Republic
d) Communism

What country had control over the Eastern Bloc, East Germany, and East Berlin?
a) Germany
b) United States
c) Soviet Union
d) United Kingdom

THe reuniting of East and West Germany was called
a) Iron Curtain
b) Berlin Wall
c) Reunification
d) Zionism

Dividing line between Eastern Europe and Western Europe?
a) Mason Dixon line
b) Zion line
c) Prime Meridian
d) Iron curtain

What was the cold war?
a) War in Siberia
b) War during winter
c) Tension between the United States and Soviet Union, threat of a nuclear war
d) War in Iceland

After WWII what country got split into two countries?
a) Germany
b) Italy
c) Japan
d) England

What city got split into half?
a) Berlin
b) Atlanta
c) Paris
d) Normandy

Influence over world events, large population, powerful military with nuclear weapons made a country a
a) Superpower
b) zionist
c) anti-semitism
d) Belgium

What two countries became superpowers after WWII
a) Germany and Italy
b) Soviet Union and United States
c) Korea and Belgium
d) Great Britain and Japan

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