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The Cold War, 1945–1960 Results of the quiz. 1. The "iron curtain" referred to CORRECT: the boundary line of Communist nations across Eastern Europe. 2. In the history of U.S.-Soviet relations, which of the following events occurred first? CORRECT: The Russian Revolution takes place. 3. The containment policy called for the United States to CORRECT: stop the spread of communism. 4. Which World War II hero became President of the United States in 1953? CORRECT: Dwight D. Eisenhower 5. The Marshall Plan was designed to help CORRECT: Western Europe rebuild after World War II. 6. After World War II, a main concern of the Soviet Union was CORRECT: protecting its own security and interests. 7. The United Nations was formed to help countries CORRECT: find peaceful solutions to their conflicts. 8. The House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) responded to Americans' fear of CORRECT: Communist infiltration at home. 9. Jews who settled in the new nation of Israel faced hostility from CORRECT: their Arab neighbors. 10. ICBMs were valuable weapons in the Cold War arms race because they CORRECT: could carry missiles from continent to continent. 11. What characteristic of West Berlin made it a focal point of East-West Cold War conflict? CORRECT: It was controlled by a Western nation, but surrounded by a Communist country. 12. Deterrence is the policy of CORRECT: strengthening military might to promote fear of retaliation. 13. In 1949, Communist forces under Mao Zedong took over CORRECT: China. 14. The military-industrial complex included ties among the CORRECT: U.S. military, private corporations, and the scientific community. 15. The Korean War resulted in CORRECT: no significant change in the border between North and South Korea. 16. What impact did Senator Joseph McCarthy have on American society? CORRECT: He encouraged fear of communism. 17. After World War II, the Soviet Union moved quickly to CORRECT: establish control over Eastern Europe. 18. Which of the following statements summarizes U.S. and Soviet postwar hopes for Poland? CORRECT: The U.S. promoted democracy in Poland, but the Soviets hoped to create a satellite nation there. 19. Seeking to protect its border with Korea, which country entered the Korean War in late 1950? CORRECT: China 20. In Hollywood, blacklists were used to CORRECT: prevent suspected Communists from working on films. You got 20 out of 20 correct. Try again.