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

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

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

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

8. What happened to Nagy?

  • Hanged 1970
  • Arrested and hanged June 1958
  • Arrested 1956
  • Fled 1958

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

  • De-Stalinisation
  • Kadar
  • Nagy
  • Rakosi

10. What was his nickname?

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

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

  • Created the Warsaw Pact.
  • Gave 170,000 tonnes of supplies to West Berlin a month.
  • Introduced a new currency.
  • Sneezed in his fruit salad.

12. In 1955 the USSR responded - with what?

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

13. When was NATO formed?

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

14. At its height how many tonnes of supplies were being sent in to West Berlin?

  • 12 tonnes a month
  • 160,000 tonnes a month
  • 170,000 tonnes a month
  • 180,000 tonnes a month

15. Following Stalin's death in 1953, what started happening in the USSR and eastern countries?

  • De-Stalinisation
  • De-Trumanisation
  • Famine

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

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

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

  • Roosevelt
  • Kadar
  • Rakosi
  • Stalin

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

  • 3000 and late
  • 1953
  • 1949
  • 1999

19. When did Stalin end the blockade?

  • June 1949
  • May 1949
  • June 1948
  • Wednesday

20. What did The USA do about this?

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