Cold War: Asia

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History 10 Quiz on Cold War: Asia, created by lmesbahuddin on 19/02/2014.
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Question 1

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The goal of the Cultural Revolution in China was to
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  • increase industrial production
  • improve agriculture through the use of collectivization
  • reassert Mao's vision of communism
  • make China Asia's strongest military power

Question 2

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Which of the following statements best describe the beginning of the Korean War?
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  • Communist troops from South Korea attacked North Korea
  • Communist troops from North Korea attacked South Korea
  • China attacked the United Nation's troops
  • the Soviet Union attacked Korea

Question 3

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Why did India become two separate countries after independence in 1947?
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  • Mohandas Gandhi insisted on two seperate states
  • the British government did not want a country dominated by Islam
  • Hindu leaders feared discrimination in a Muslim-majority India
  • Muslim leaders feared discrimination in a Hindu-dominated India

Question 4

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In 1989 the demonstrators in Tienanmen Square were demanding
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  • economic reforms
  • political reforms
  • greater rights for women
  • closer ties to the United States

Question 5

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This image shows
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  • the division of Vietnam after the Vietnam War
  • the division of Japan after World War II
  • the division of Korea after the Korean War
  • the division of India after its independence

Question 6

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The first woman to hold the office of Prime Minister in Pakistan was
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  • Benazir Bhutto
  • Indira Gandhi
  • Jawaharlal Nehru
  • Mohammed Ali Jinnah

Question 7

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Under the leadership of Den Xiaoping, China
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  • introduced a more market-oriented economy
  • forbade the entry of Western technical experts
  • decreased foreign trade
  • invaded Korea

Question 8

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SEATO was established to
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  • improve economic ties between the United States and China
  • enlist Asian spies during the Cold War
  • support anti-Communist nations in Asia
  • research the environmental impact of nuclear weapons on ocean life

Question 9

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Which group emerged victorious from the Chinese Civil War in 1949?
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  • Kuomintang
  • Viet Cong
  • Vietminh
  • Chinese Communist Party

Question 10

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Jawaharlal Nehru was
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  • Ho Chi Minh's chief lieutenant
  • the last Indian emporor
  • India's first prime minister
  • the man who ordered Gandhi's assassination

Question 11

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The term "decolonization" refers to
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  • European attempts to reestablish their authority over colonies that had been taken over by the Japanese
  • Chinese attempts to rapidly industrialize
  • the dividing up of land that is claimed by two or more groups
  • allowing a colony to become self-governing or independent

Question 12

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All of the following statements about China's "Great Leap Forward" are true EXCEPT
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  • thousands of backyard furnaces were built as a part of the effort to increase the production of steel
  • a new system of agricultural production was launched up of People's Communes
  • it was very successful and set the pattern for subsequent policy
  • many areas of social life were run by communes

Question 13

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In 1971 the area that had been known as East Pakistan became
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  • Bangladesh
  • Sri Lanka
  • Bhutan
  • Burma

Question 14

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The leader of the Kuomintang during the Chinese Civil War was
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  • Mao Zedong
  • Deng Xioping
  • Chang Kai-shek
  • Ho Chi Minh

Question 15

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The territory that was called French Indochina eventually became
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  • China, Vietnam, and Laos
  • Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam
  • Cambodia, China, and Laos
  • Vietnam, Korea, and China

Question 16

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Mohandas Gandhi was assassinated because the assassin believed that Gandhi
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  • was secretly a British agent
  • was about to wage war against Muslims
  • had discriminated against the Hindus
  • had been too generous to the Muslims

Question 17

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An area that both Pakistan and India claim is
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  • Bangladesh
  • Sri Lanka
  • Bhutan
  • Kashmin

Question 18

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Which of the following statements best summarize the Tet Offensive?
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  • it was a huge victory for the South Korean army
  • it was a huge victory for the North Korean army
  • although it cost the North Vietnamese a lot of men, it was seen as a turning point of the war that led to the North's eventual victory
  • although it cost the South Vietnamese a lot of men, it was seen as a turning point of the war that led to the North's eventual victory

Question 19

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"A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery; it cannot be so refined, so leisurely and gentle, so temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous. A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which once class overthrows another." This quote is from
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  • Mohandas Gandhi
  • Mohammad Ali Jinnah
  • Mao Zedong
  • Chiang Kai-shek

Question 20

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This image is of the
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  • Tet Offensive
  • domino theory
  • 38th Parallel
  • Ho Chi Minh Trail
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