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Unit Quiz

Test your knowledge across this topic to understand the areas you may need to work on.

Lesson 1

Grand Alliance, 1941-1945: Why were they unlikely allies?

Lesson 2

Why did tension develop at the wartime conferences?

Lesson 3

Why did the atomic bombs damage US-Soviet relations?

Lesson 4

Why did the 1946 telegrams increase the tension?

Lesson 5

Did Churchill officially announce the beginning of the Cold War?

Lesson 6

What were the consequences of Soviet expansion into Eastern Europe?

Lesson 7

Explore the enquiries: How far did early tension begin to show in the breakdown of the Grand Alliance?

Lesson 8

Why did the Truman Doctrine increase the tension between the Superpowers?

Lesson 9

How significant was the Soviet response to the Truman Doctrine?

Lesson 10

What was the Berlin blockade?

Lesson 11

What were the consequences of the Berlin blockade?

Lesson 12

How significant were events in Asia for superpower relations?

Lesson 13

How did the arms race increase tensions?

Lesson 14

Why did the space race make US-Soviet relations worse?

Lesson 15

Why did the Hungarians challenge Communist control?

Lesson 16

How significant was the Hungarian uprising?

Lesson 17

Explore the enquiries: Why did the Cold War intensify between 1950-1958?

Lesson 18

Why was the Berlin Wall built?

Lesson 19

What were the consequences of the building of the Berlin Wall?

Lesson 20

Why did the Cuban Revolution change the relationship between the superpowers?

Lesson 21

How was the Cuban Missile Crisis resolved and with what significance?

Lesson 22

What were the causes and consequences of the Prague Spring?

Lesson 23

What was detente and why did it happen?

Lesson 24

Why did détente not last?

Lesson 25

Why did Reagan's policies increase tension?

Lesson 26

Explore the Enquiry: To what extent were tensions reduced between 1970 and 1985?

Lesson 27

How did Gorbachev's 'new thinking' reduce tensions between the superpowers?

Lesson 28

How did the Soviet Union's hold on Eastern Europe come to an end?

Lesson 29

What did the fall of the Berlin Wall mean for the Cold War?

Lesson 30

Explore the enquries: Why did the Cold War come to an end?