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6. When was NATO formed?

  • Last Thursday
  • April 1949
  • June 1948
  • January 1949

7. In 1955 the USSR responded - with what?

  • The Berlin blockade.
  • The Warsaw Pact.
  • NATO.
  • The atomic bomb.

8. What was the aim of NATO?

  • To defend the west against communism.
  • To defend the west against capitalism.
  • To defend the west against pirates.
  • To defend the west against Romney.

9. When did Stalin end the blockade?

  • June 1949
  • May 1949
  • June 1948
  • Wednesday

10. Who was Hungary's dictator from 1949-56?

  • Stalin
  • Rakosi
  • Kadar
  • Roosevelt

11. As a response Stalin set up a blockade around West Berlin. When did this start?

  • November 1948
  • June 1948
  • April 1948
  • June 1949

12. The arms race was a key feature of the Cold War. When did the USSR develop its own atomic bomb?

  • 1949
  • 1953
  • 1999
  • 3000 and late

13. Who was the next (more liberal) leader of Hungary?

  • De-Stalinisation
  • Kadar
  • Nagy
  • Rakosi

14. The western sectors of Germany (Trizonia) upset Stalin in 1948. What did they do that upset him?

  • Formed NATO.
  • Set up an assembly to create a German constitution.
  • Sent a secret telegram.
  • Create the atomic bomb.

15. What did The USA do about this?

  • They gave them no military support, but $20 million food and aid
  • An airlift
  • Nothing
  • Gave them 170,000 tonnes a day of supplies

16. What was his nickname?

  • The bald butcher
  • The bald green grocer
  • The salami slicer
  • The dictator

17. Who became the next Hungarian leader?

  • Churchill
  • Rakosi
  • Kadar
  • Nagy

18. In September West Germany became a separate country - also known as what?

  • FRG (Ferderal Republic of Germany)
  • FRW (Federal Republic of the West)
  • FDR (Federal Republic of Germany)
  • Robert

19. Khrushchev was unhappy with the more liberal approach in Hungary - how many troops did he send into Hungary?

  • 12,000
  • 90
  • 200,000
  • 500,000

20. When did both countries have hydrogen bombs?

  • 1953
  • 1949
  • 1912
  • 2003