MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science: Ch 1 The Cold War Era

MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science: Ch 1 The Cold War Era

1. The event that took place in 1961 was
(a) The construction of the Berlin wall.
(b) Soviet intervention in Afghanistan.
(c) Vietnamese Intervention in Cambodia.
(d) The unification of Germany.
► (a) The construction of the Berlin wall.

2. After second World War, the world was divided into the blocks of
(a) U.S.A and U.K.
(b) USSR and China.
(c) Japan and Korea.
(d) U.S.A and USSR.
► (d) U.S.A and USSR.

3. The person that opposed neo-colonialism was
(a) Churchill.
(b) Brezhnev.
(c) Khrushchev.
(d) Kwame Nkrumah.
► (d) Kwame Nkrumah.

4. The Warsaw pact was led by _________.
(a) Japan
(b) Britain
(c) Italy
(d) Soviet Union
► (d) Soviet Union

5. Which of the following countries was not a NATO member?
(a) Germany
(b) Czech Republic
(c) France
(d) India
► (d) India

6. The Western Alliance was headed by
(a) United States.
(b) Brazil.
(c) Soviet Union.
(d) Balkan countries.
► (a) United States.

7. The island country that received both diplomatic and financial aid from the Soviet Union was
(a) Japan.
(b) Cuba.
(c) Sri Lanka.
(d) Norway.
► (b) Cuba.

8. The rivalry between USA & USSR during the post-second world war period is known as _____________.
(a) Apartheid
(b) Cold War
(c) Policy of Non-Alignment
(d) Hot war
► (b) Cold War

9. Korea was a colony of
(a) USA.
(b) Japan.
(c) Britain.
(d) Poland.
► (b) Japan.

10. In which country are the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki located?
(a) China
(b) Japan
(c) France
(d) Italy
► (b) Japan

11. When USSR placed nuclear missiles in Cuba?
(a) 1960
(b) 1961
(c) 1962
(d) 1963
► (c) 1962

12. What is the full form of ‘SEATO’?
(a) South East Asian Task Organisation
(b) South East Asian Treaty Organisation
(c) South East Asian Tally Organisation
(d) South East Asian Team Organisation
► (b) South East Asian Treaty Organisation

13. What is the full form of ‘CENTO’?
(a) The Central Task Organisation
(b) The Central Treaty Organisation
(c) The Central Tally Organisation
(d) The Central Team Organisation
► (b) The Central Treaty Organisation

14. Which two ideologies were involved in a conflict during the Cold War era?
(a) Communism and Capitalism
(b) Monarchism and Capitalism
(c) Communalism and Capitalism
(d) None of the above
► (a) Communism and Capitalism

15. Which organisation came into existence in April 1949?
(a) SEATO
(b) CENTO
(c) NATO
(d) Warsaw Pact
► (c) NATO

16. Which one of the following is an agreement signed between the two superpowers starting in the 1960s?
(a) Berlin Pact
(b) Limited Test Ban Treaty.
(c) Moscow Agreement
(d) Warsaw Pact
► (b) Limited Test Ban Treaty.
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