Quiz  /  Arms Race
  • 1. 
    What two countries were most involved in the Arms Race during the Cold War?

  • Cuba and the Netherlands
  • France and Germany
  • Vietnam and China
  • United States and Soviet Union
  • 2. 
    What type of weapon was designed by the Manhattan Project?

  • Remove drone
  • Aircraft carrier
  • Atomic bomb
  • Gatling gun
  • 3. 
    What country had two atomic bombs dropped on it during World War II?

  • France
  • Russia
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • 4. 
    What did MAD stand for in regards to the Arms Race?

  • Mutually Assured Destruction
  • Masters Against Defense
  • Mutual Anti Detonation
  • Maximum Allowed Devastation
  • 5. 
    The easing of relations between the east and west in the Cold War was termed:

  • Glasnost
  • Detente
  • The Warm War
  • The Melting
  • 6. 
    True or False: The Soviet Union knew all about the Manhattan Project even though it was top secret.

  • TRUE
  • 7. 
    Besides the United States and the Soviet Union, what other countries had nuclear bombs during the Cold War?

  • France, Great Britain, and China
  • China, Japan, and Vietnam
  • Germany, Canada, and India
  • Japan, Mexico, and Ireland
  • 8. 
    What was the acronym for the arms reduction talks between the United States and the Soviet Union?

  • SALT
  • BEEF
  • 9. 
    What event effectively ended the Arms Race?

  • The collapse of the Soviet Union
  • The end of the Vietnam War
  • The signing of the SALT agreements
  • The start of the Gulf War
  • 10. 
    True or False: Both sides would have suffered great losses in the event of a nuclear war.

  • TRUE
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