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Do you know everything about the Cold War and East-West relations? Can you name the major leaders of the world’s major powers since the end of World War II? Can you explain the causes and consequences of the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989?

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When was the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) founded?

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The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was founded on December 30, 1922. It was created after the Russian revolution of 1917 and the civil war.

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The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was founded on December 30, 1922. It was created after the Russian revolution of 1917 and the civil war.

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When did the Japanese Army attack Pearl Harbor?

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The Japanese army attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. This event led to the United States' entry into the Second World War.

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The Japanese army attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. This event led to the United States' entry into the Second World War.

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When was the Treaty of Versailles signed?

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The Treaty of Versailles is a peace treaty signed on June 28, 1919 between Germany and the Allies at the end of the First World War.

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The Treaty of Versailles is a peace treaty signed on June 28, 1919 between Germany and the Allies at the end of the First World War.

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Where was the 1939 Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact signed?

2Moscow

1Berlin

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The German-Soviet Pact is a non-aggression treaty between Germany and the Soviet Union, signed in Moscow on August 23, 1939.

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The German-Soviet Pact is a non-aggression treaty between Germany and the Soviet Union, signed in Moscow on August 23, 1939.

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What was the name given to the Third Reich's invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941?

1Barbarossa

2WeserΓΌbung

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Operation Barbarossa, launched on June 22, 1941, was the code for the Third Reich's invasion of the Soviet Union during the Second World War.

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Operation Barbarossa, launched on June 22, 1941, was the code for the Third Reich's invasion of the Soviet Union during the Second World War.

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How many texts contain the Nuremberg Laws passed by Hitler in 1935?

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The Nuremberg Laws are three texts adopted by the Reichstag on the occasion of the seventh annual Nazi Party Congress in Nuremberg on September 15, 1935.

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The Nuremberg Laws are three texts adopted by the Reichstag on the occasion of the seventh annual Nazi Party Congress in Nuremberg on September 15, 1935.

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What emblematic event of the French Revolution took place on July 14, 1789?

1The storming of the Bastille

2The assassination of Marat

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On July 14, 1789, the storming of the Bastille marked a decisive turning point in the French Revolution. The event symbolized the struggle against tyranny and the quest for freedom.

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On July 14, 1789, the storming of the Bastille marked a decisive turning point in the French Revolution. The event symbolized the struggle against tyranny and the quest for freedom.

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When was the Berlin Wall erected?

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The Berlin Wall was erected in 1961. It symbolized the division between East and West during the Cold War. It fell in 1989, marking the end of that period.

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The Berlin Wall was erected in 1961. It symbolized the division between East and West during the Cold War. It fell in 1989, marking the end of that period.

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In which American stock exchange did the crash of 1929 take place?

2New York Stock Exchange

1Chicago Stock Exchange

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The crash of 1929 was a stock market crisis that took place on the New York Stock Exchange between Thursday, October 24 and Tuesday, October 29, 1929. This event, the most famous in stock market history, marked the beginning of the Great Depression.

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The crash of 1929 was a stock market crisis that took place on the New York Stock Exchange between Thursday, October 24 and Tuesday, October 29, 1929. This event, the most famous in stock market history, marked the beginning of the Great Depression.

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Which French diplomat was behind the construction of the Suez Canal?

2Ferdinand de Lesseps

1Auguste Caboufigue

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French diplomat Ferdinand de Lesseps was behind the construction of the Suez Canal. Inaugurated in 1869, the canal links the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea.

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French diplomat Ferdinand de Lesseps was behind the construction of the Suez Canal. Inaugurated in 1869, the canal links the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea.

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