U.S. History - Unit 10 (SSUSH20a) Question Preview (ID: 61147)

The Beginning Of The Cold War. TEACHERS: click here for quick copy question ID numbers.

After World War II, the Soviet Union controlled:
a) the eastern half of Europe
b) the western half of Europe
c) ###
d) ####

The Cold War lasted between:
a) 1945 and 1991
b) 1929 and 2001
c) 1965 and 2003
d) 1919 and 1945

The Truman Doctrine was created after revolutions in:
a) Greece and Turkey
b) West and East Germany
c) China and Korea
d) Egypt and Sudan

The policy of containment was the idea of:
a) stopping the spread of communism
b) helping the communists take over nations in sub-Saharan Africa
c) rebuilding Japan with an emperor in power
d) stimulating growth in the economies of eastern Europe

NATO was created for the mutual defense of:
a) western Europe
b) eastern Europe
c) Latin America
d) the Middle East

The Marshall Plan rewarded European nations that were:
a) open for democracy and free-market economics
b) destroyed by the Nazis during World War II
c) giving financial aid to the U.S.
d) ####

Which group took power in China by October 1949?
a) Mao Zedong and the Communists
b) Chiang Kai-shek and the Nationalists
c) ###
d) ####

After Mao Zedong took power in China, the U.S. feared:
a) that other nations in Asia may fall to communism
b) China would launch nuclear weapons against Japan
c) the Soviets starting a war against China
d) ####

Who led Communist forces during the Korean War?
a) Kim Il-sung
b) Mao Zedong
c) Chiang Kai-shek
d) Joseph Stalin

What was the 38th Parallel?
a) the boundary between North and South Korea
b) the dividing line between China and the Soviet Union
c) a line of longitude between China and Japan
d) ####

The two main opponents during the Cold War were:
a) the U.S. and Soviet Union
b) East and West Germany
c) North and South Korea
d) Japan and China

After World War II, Harry S. Truman wanted to:
a) rebuild Europe while resisting communism
b) attack the Soviet Union
c) start wars with both China and India
d) return to the policy of isolationism

The Truman Doctrine was established to:
a) prevent weakened areas of Europe from falling to communism
b) set up trade networks with eastern Europe
c) prevent the communists from taking over northern Africa
d) ####

The Marshall Plan provided assistance to:
a) nations in western Europe
b) countries in eastern Europe
c) the Soviet Union
d) communists in China

The Truman Doctrine found more success in:
a) Europe
b) Asia
c) ###
d) ####

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