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Cold War

Who first used the term 'Cold War' to predict nuclear stalemate between "two or three monstrous super-states"?
Bernard Baruch
George Orwell
Winston Churchill
Walter Lippmann
What was the name of the plan which provided US aid to countries in Western Europe 1947-48, solidifying the Cold War between US and Soviets?
Marshall Plan
Ridgway Plan
Truman Doctrine
Jackson Plan
What length was the 'Iron Curtain'?
 
4,225 Miles
2,200 Miles
6,850 miles
1,050 miles
How many western nations formed NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation for mutual protection?
4
9
12
18
Which was the deadliest proxy war of the Cold War era?
Korean War
Vietnam War
Soviet Afghanistan War
Yom Kippur War
What is the name of the famous Cold War conflict known widely as a "perfect failure" for the US due to a mix up with time zones?
Bay of Pigs
Bay of Dogs
Bay of the Wolf
Bay of Hogs
What was the name of the largest nuclear weapon the world has ever seen?
The Fat Man
The little boy
Tsar of Bomba
Tatyana
Which of these was NOT a rumoured CIA tactic during the Cold War?
Explosive seashells
Secret messages through shoelaces
Explosive handbags
Doping pills in matchbooks
Which Soviet submarine captain refused to use nuclear torpedos against the US Navy?
Adolf Tolkachev
Viktor Andreyevich Kravchenko
Yuri Vasilevich Krotkov
Vasily Arkhipov
How much did the US governement spend on their Apollo programme in the Cold War space race?
$5.5 billion
$25.4 billion
$10.4 billion
$30.5 billion
What was Joseph Stalin's name at birth?
Viktor Ivanovich Sheymov
Vitaly Sergeyevich Yurchenko
Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili
Igor Nikolayevich Cherpinskiy
During the height of the Red Scare and McCarthyism in Hollywood, which of these film stars or makers was NOT blacklisted?
Orson Welles
Dalton Trumbo
Sam Wannamaker
Clark Gable
How many escapees fled the Eastern Bloc over the Berlin Wall each year from 1962 -1970?
 
c. 100
c. 2,300
c. 400
c. 3000
During the Cold War, when was the Prague Spring?
1956
1960
1968
1989
Which key figure was awarded the nobel peace prize in 1990?
Ronald Reagan
George W H Bush
Tadeusz Mazowiecki
Mikhail Gorbachev
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