Germany Divided and Reunited (1945-91)- Part 1 Quiz (covers 1945-49)

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1. What was the aim of the Marshall Plan?

  • To show the USSR how powerful the USA was
  • To prevent spread of Communism and provide a market for US goods
  • To increase trade between USA and other European countries
  • To reduce tensions in Europe by helping to revive its economy
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2. What were the initial four problems to solve at the Potsdam Conference?

  • Denazification, demiliterisation, reparations and territorial adjustments
  • Reparations, territorial adjustments, rising tensions between allies and self determination
  • Territorial adjustments, reparations, self determination and war guilt
  • War guilt, denazification, demiliterisation and self determination

3. Why did the USA stop sending goods to the Eastern zone in 1946?

  • Tension between the West and East had increased severely
  • France failed to keep to the agreement of sending food and raw materials to the Western zone
  • The USSR failed to keep to the agreement of sending food and raw materials to the Western zone
  • There were shortages in the Western Zone

4. What was CONINFORM (early 1947) and Which country was is implemented by?

  • The way to economically control states within the Western bloc, implemented by the USA
  • The Way to politcally control states within the Eastern bloc, implemented by the USSR
  • The Way to econmically control states within the Eastern bloc, implemented by the USSR
  • The way to politically control states within the Western bloc, implemented by the USA

5. What happened to Czechoslovakia when it was interested in receiving Marshall Aid?

  • It was invaded and attacked by the USSR as it had forbidden any Eastern state to receive it
  • The USA sent Czechoslovakia $0.4 billion
  • The USSR imposed sanctions on Czechoslovakia as it had forbidden any Eastern state to receive it
  • Instead, the USSR donated $0.4 billion to Czechoslovakia

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