Warsaw Pact, NATO, and Glasnost History Quiz

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What was the main purpose of the Warsaw Pact?

To form a military alliance in response to NATO

Which leader introduced the policy of Glasnost in the late 1980s?

Mikhail Gorbachev

During the Cold War, what was the primary focus of the NATO alliance?

Preventing the spread of communism through collective defense

What characterized the period known as Detente during the Cold War?

Improved relations with diplomatic, economic, and arms control agreements

Which strategy involved limiting the proliferation of nuclear weapons during the Cold War?

SALT negotiations

What was the primary goal of the Perestroika policy introduced by Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in the late 1980s?

To promote economic restructuring and reform within the Soviet Union

Which international organization was founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations?

United Nations

What was the significance of the Marshall Plan launched in 1948?

To provide economic aid to rebuild Western European economies after World War II

Which event led to a tense confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union over the presence of nuclear missiles in Cuba?

Cuban Missile Crisis

What did the Truman Doctrine, announced in 1947, aim to provide to countries threatened by communism?

Military and economic assistance

Test your knowledge on the Warsaw Pact, NATO, and Glasnost with this history quiz. Learn about the military alliances formed during the Cold War era and political reforms in the Soviet Union.

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