Unit 9 - End Of The Cold War Question Preview (ID: 35093)

Multiple Choice On The End Of The Cold War - Unit 9.

The creation of the European Union (EU) and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was intended to
a) benefit member nations through the reduction of tariffs
b) implement sustainable energy policies
c) institute a system of impartial courts
d) establish stronger regional military alliances

During the Cold War, which event occurred last?
a) Cuban missile crisis
b) destruction of the Berlin Wall
c) Berlin airlift
d) launch of Sputnik by the Soviet Union

What have members of the European Union (EU) and countries of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) both attempted to do?
a) reduce regional trade barriers
b) monopolize iron and steel production
c) establish collective farms
d) seize control of the production and distribution of resources

Mikhail Gorbachev contributed to the fall of communism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe by
a) introducing the policies of perestroika and glasnost
b) violating nuclear arms agreements
c) invading Afghanistan
d) signing the Camp David Accords

The destruction of the Berlin Wall and the breakup of the Soviet Union signify the
a) end of the Cold War
b) collapse of the Taliban
c) strength of the Warsaw Pact
d) power of the European Union

Which statement about the European Union (EU) is most accurate?
a) The European Union dissolved because of disagreements among its members
b) The goal of the European Union is to improve the economic prosperity of Europe.
c) Some nations are now being forced to become members of the European Union
d) The European Union has recently expanded to include North African nations.

Mikhail Gorbachev instituted the policies of glasnost and perestroika to
a) reinforce the basic economic principles of communism
b) bring the Soviet Union into the European Economic Community
c) reform the Soviet Union politically and economically
d) gain acceptance for free political elections

One of the major goals of the European Union (European Community) has been to
a) remove all trade barriers between member nations
b) open Europe to trade with the United States and Japan
c) block the influence of Latin America in European affairs
d) decrease member nations' military rule in the Middle East

The destruction of the Berlin Wall and the reunification of Germany in 1990 are events that symbolize the
a) end of the Cold War
b) end of democracy in Germany
c) fall of Nazi power in Germany
d) increase influence of the Warsaw Pact

Which statement is accurate about the Hungarian Revolution in 1956 and the Tiananmen Square demonstrations in 1989?
a) These events led to democratic reforms
b) Repressive action was taken to end both protests
c) Strong action was taken by the United Nations
d) Both events brought communist governments to power

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