• 1. 
    Leonid Brezhnev was the leader of what major world nation?

  • Great Britain
  • Soviet Union
  • United States
  • France
  • 2. 
    What career did Leonid Brezhnev have before politics?

  • Engineer in the steel industry
  • Computer Scientist
  • Combat soldier and general
  • Locomotive Engineer
  • 3. 
    Leonid Brezhnev rose to power as a member of what political party?

  • Republican
  • Socialist
  • Democratic
  • Communist
  • 4. 
    Who was the leader of the Soviet Union prior to Leonid Brezhnev?

  • Mikhail Gorbachev
  • Nikita Khrushchev
  • Joseph Stalin
  • Vladimir Putin
  • 5. 
    What war took place during much of the time when Leonid Brezhnev was in power?

  • World War II
  • Cold War
  • Crimean War
  • World War I
  • 6. 
    Which of the following best describes the period of time during which Leonid Brezhnev was leader of the Soviet Union?

  • A time of freedom of the press and speech
  • A time of cultural freedom
  • A time of economic prosperity
  • A time of a large build up of nuclear weapons
  • 7. 
    What United States president did Leonid Brezhnev meet with in 1973?

  • Gerald Ford
  • Jimmy Carter
  • John F. Kennedy
  • Richard Nixon
  • 8. 
    What was 'detente' during the Cold War?

  • A term used for a war that was fought at another country like the Vietnam War
  • A type of nuclear missile that could travel faster than the speed of sound
  • A period when the Soviet Union and the United States nearly went to war
  • A thawing of relations between the Soviet Union and the United States
  • 9. 
    What year did Leonid Brezhnev take control as leader of the Soviet Union?

  • 1964
  • 1812
  • 1918
  • 1928
  • 10. 
    What war began under Leonid Brezhnev that turned out to be a disaster for the Soviet Union?

  • Afghanistan War
  • Vietnam War
  • Korean War
  • World War II
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