Cold War quizzes


A collection of Cold War quizzes for testing or revising your knowledge of the Cold War between 1945 and 1991. Each quiz contains 20 multiple choice questions. Results and answers are provided at the end of each quiz. A Javascript-enabled browser is required. These quizzes have been written by Alpha History authors. More quizzes will be published here in March 2014.

Cold War quiz #1
Ideological origins of the Cold War, the Soviet Union and United States.

Cold War quiz #2
Wartime conferences, early Cold War tensions and the Marshall Plan.

Cold War quiz #3
Post-war Germany, the division of Berlin and the Berlin blockade.

Cold War quiz #4
Nuclear weapons and paranoia, Joseph McCarthy and Cold War propaganda.

Cold War quiz #5
Fidel Castro, John F. Kennedy and the Cuban missile crisis.

Cold War quiz #6
Communist China, the Korean War and the Vietnam conflict.

Cold War quiz #7
Cold War events and developments between 1949 and detente in the 1970s.

Cold War quiz #8
From the invasion of Afghanistan to the 1980s and the end of the Cold War.