A2 History Germany (1945-1991) - Reunification topic QUIZ!!

This is a quiz if you hadn't guessed, asking questions specifically from the last section, "Reunification, 1989-1991" of the 'From Defeat to Unity: Germany, 1945 - 1991' topic. 

In some of the (wrong) answers i have made up few things, so don't panic if you have never heard of them, they may have nothing to do with history!

When did Mikhail Gorbachev become leader of the Soviet Union?
March 1985
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Why was the church an important part in the growth of political activism in the GDR?
It acted as a channel for dissent
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Alcoholism was a problem in the Soviet Union in 1985, contributing for the need for change. True or False?
True
3 of 17
What factor was NOT a reason for change in the USSR in 1985?
Mass exodus of people from the country
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The opposition group in Poland was called 'Solidarity, which was a former trade union. True or False?
True
5 of 17
Who was the Romanian communist leader who was overthrown in December 1989?
Nicolae Ceausescu
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Following the events in Tiannamen Square, China, June 1989, what was Honecker's reaction?
He applauded the response
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Honecker's response to growing demonstrations and mass organisation was to produce a public announcement in the "Neues Deutschland" denouncing those emigrating from the GDR as 'counter-revolutionaires'. True or False?
True
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Why did Gorbachev visit East Berlin on the 6-7th October 1989?
To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the GDR
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Why was the Leipzig Demonstrations, 9 October 1989, was an important step in bringing about change?
t caused and encouraged the spread of further demonstrations
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The opening of the Berlin Wall on the 9th November was a misunderstanding, and was supposed to take place a day later. True or False?
True
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When was the Stasi disbanded?
January 1990
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What was the result of the March 1990 elections in the GDR?
Alliance for Germany won
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What was the name given to Kohl's plan for reunification, proposed in November 1989?
The Ten-Point Plan
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When was the currency union taken place?
July 1990
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What was the key issue the 'Two plus Four' Agreement, Feb 1990, wished to address?
To overcome the USSRs objections to united membership in NATO
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When was the first all-German election held?
December 1990
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Why was the church an important part in the growth of political activism in the GDR?

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It acted as a channel for dissent

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Alcoholism was a problem in the Soviet Union in 1985, contributing for the need for change. True or False?

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What factor was NOT a reason for change in the USSR in 1985?

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The opposition group in Poland was called 'Solidarity, which was a former trade union. True or False?

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