Cold War: Latin America and Africa

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History 10 Quiz on Cold War: Latin America and Africa, created by lmesbahuddin on 19/02/2014.
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Question 1

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Which of the following is in the correct chronological order?
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  • The creation of the state of Ghana, Nelson Mandela's election as president of South Africa, the Cuban Missile Crisis.
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis, Nelson Mandela's election as president of South Africa, the creation of the state of Ghana.
  • Nelson Mandela's election as president of South Africa, the creation of the state of Ghana, the Cuban Missile Crisis.
  • The creation of the state of Ghana, the Cuban Missile Crisis, Nelson Mandela's election as president of South Africa.

Question 2

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All of the following included policies of Fidel Castro EXCEPT
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  • building up the communist party.
  • supporting pro-communist forces in Angola.
  • allying Cuba with the Soviet Union.
  • continuing to allow private property.

Question 3

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The emergence of authoritarian military regimes in many Latin American states was prompted by the
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  • fear of being dominated by the United States
  • immediate threat of an invasion by the Soviet Union.
  • threat of radical economic and social reform.
  • collapse of the Alliance for Progress.

Question 4

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The Sandinista rebels and the Somosa government battled in
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  • El Salvador.
  • Nicaragua.
  • Chile.
  • Cuba.

Question 5

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The Dirty War in Argentina was conducted to
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  • reinstall leftist guerrillas to power.
  • repress leftist groups that sought to overthrow the current ruling body.
  • terrorize the supporters of Juan Peron.
  • help restore power to the citizens of Argentina.

Question 6

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Which of the following statements about this graph is TRUE?
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  • Economic growth in Latin America tripled after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
  • Economic growth in Latin America has been positive since 1975.
  • Economic growth in Latin America was at its highest in the 1960s and 1970s.
  • Economic growth in Latin America steadily decreased during the second half of the 20th century.

Question 7

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Under the presidency of Fulgencio Batista the majority of Cubans
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  • were financially prosperous but had no political power.
  • quit trying to find jobs in the cities and returned to a life of farming.
  • were forced into military service to fight the communists.
  • owned no land and were desperately poor.

Question 8

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In at least one point in time each of the following individuals was either a member of a communist party or had close ties to a communist party EXCEPT
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  • Salvador Allende.
  • Augusto Pinochet.
  • Fidel Castro.
  • Che Guevara.

Question 9

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Which of the following statements best summarizes the Cuban Missile Crisis?
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  • The Soviet Union removed all of its missiles from Cuba in exchange for an American promise to not invade Cuba.
  • The Soviet Union removed some of its missiles and Cuba promised that it would hold free elections within the next six months.
  • Cuba asked the Soviet Union to remove all of its missiles after the United States Navy quarantined the island.
  • The United States landed soldiers at the Bay of Pigs and destroyed all of the Soviet missiles.

Question 10

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This cartoon illustrates
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  • the growth of democracy in Latin America.
  • military efforts to prevent democratic governments from developing in Latin America.
  • efforts by the United States to control the economies of Latin America.
  • the movement in Latin America to replace democracies with communist governments.

Question 11

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Ghana's independence movement was led by
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  • Nelson Mandela.
  • Kwame Nkrumah.
  • Desmond Tutu.
  • Jomo Kenyatta.

Question 12

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The civil war in Nigeria, also known as the Biafran War, resulted from
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  • a severe economic depression.
  • foreign invasion.
  • intertribal and ethnic violence.
  • British refusal to grant independence.

Question 13

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Jomo Kenyatta, a leader of the Kenyan African Union, demanded that
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  • all people of European ancestry leave East Africa.
  • blacks be given larger proportions of important government positions.
  • the British redistribute land amongst the poor people.
  • the Mao Mao Uprising be crushed and its leaders imprisoned.

Question 14

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Which of the following statements best summarizes the Mao Mao Uprising?
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  • It resulted in the slaughter of virtually all of the white settlers.
  • It established a communist government in Kenya.
  • It resulted in the death of Jomo Kenyetta.
  • It was a military failure but a political success.

Question 15

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The independence movements in Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya shared which of the following?
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  • They occurred in areas that were under the control of the British.
  • They had to fight long, bloody wars to achieve independence.
  • They were peaceful but took several decades to achieve their aims.
  • They took many of their ideas from communism.

Question 16

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South Africa's system of apartheid was designed to
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  • allow each race to develop its own culture.
  • make voting easier.
  • defend the dictatorship of the African National Congress.
  • protect the white minority's control over the country.

Question 17

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Which of the following organizations led the struggle for majority rule in South Africa?
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  • African National Congress.
  • Congressional Black Caucus.
  • Anti-Apartheid League.
  • United Nations.

Question 18

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The Sharpeville Massacre was an attack on
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  • South African police that was carried out by radical members of the African National Congress.
  • women that were ordered by Bantu chiefs who were against women gaining any rights.
  • an unarmed crowd that was protesting.
  • the military wind of the African National Congress.

Question 19

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Steven Biko was
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  • a leader of the African National Congress.
  • the president of National Front for the Liberation of Angola.
  • a military commander that led attacks on the government of South Africa.
  • a student protester who was killed by South African police.

Question 20

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F.W. de Klerk did all of the following EXCEPT
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  • He removed the ban on political groups.
  • He engaged in negotiations with the African National Congress.
  • He increased the number of restrictions placed on black South Africans.
  • He released Nelson Mandela from prison.
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