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Cold war history Quiz

See if you can answer these questions on the cold war!
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What was the Acronym title of the Soviet Union?
USSR
How many countries were part of the soviet union?
15
Which alliance was created to overcome the Soviet Union?
NATO
What alliance was created to overcome the west?
Warsaw Pact
Which event during the cold war in Cuba almost triggered WW3?
Cuban missile crisis
Which US president became the first to visit Moscow?
Richard Nixon
Which US president became the first to visit the Berlin wall and made a passionate speech?
John F. Kennedy
Who was the US president at the start of the cold war?
Harry Truman
Who was the US president when the cold war ended?
George W Bush
Who was the Soviet leader at the start of the cold war?
Joseph Stalin
Who was the Soviet leader when the cold war ended?
Mikhail Gorbachev
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Which war did Lyndon B Johnson get involved with against soviet forces?
Vietnam war
Which country led by Mao Zedong overthrew their monarchy and became a communist state, and still is to this day?
China
Leader of the Soviet party in Cambodia? (1975 - 1979)
Pol Pot
Leader of the Soviet party in Vietnam? (1945 - 1969)
Ho Chi Minh
Leader of the soviet party in North Korea? (1948 - 1994)
Kim Il Sung
Name of the nuclear powerplant that exploded in 1986?
Chernobyl
Which country was split up into 2 from 1949 - 1990?
Germany
Soviet spy agency name?
KGB
American Spy agency?
CIA
Name of the Ethiopian soviet leader from 1987 - 1991?
Mengistu Haile Mariam
Which West African country decided to leave the west's support for building the Volta dam, and went with the soviets?
Ghana
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