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

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When was the Potsdam conference?
July 1945
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How many zones was Germany split into by late 1945?
4
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What were the initial four problems to solve at the Potsdam Conference?
Denazification, demiliterisation, reparations and territorial adjustments
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Why did the USA stop sending goods to the Eastern zone in 1946?
The USSR failed to keep to the agreement of sending food and raw materials to the Western zone
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In the Western zone, indiviuals who were not classified as active participants in the Nazi regime collected the...
'Persil' Certificate
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Which 2 political parties in the East had to form a merger on the 22nd April 1946?
The KPD and the SPD
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What Youth organistation was created in the Eastern Zone?
The Communist Free German Youth
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What was CONINFORM (early 1947) and Which country was is implemented by?
The Way to politcally control states within the Eastern bloc, implemented by the USSR
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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
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What was the aim of the Marshall Plan?
To prevent spread of Communism and provide a market for US goods
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What was the USSR's response (1949) to the Marshall Plan?
COMECON
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What was Bizonia and when was it formed?
The merging of the British and American Zones, in January 1947
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What new currency was introduced to the Western Zones and When?
The Deutschmark (DM)
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What was the aim of the Berlin Blockade?
For Western Powers to surrender their Zones of Berlin to the USSR
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What was the result of the Berlin Blockade?
Britain and The USA implemented the Airlift and NATO formed
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Who became the first Chancellor (August 1949) of the FRG (May 1949 in West Germany)?
Adenauer of the CDU/CSU
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Why was the Basic Law (what the FRG was formed under) temporary?
They wanted to replace it later with a constitution to cover a whole united Germany
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Where did decsion making power lie within the SED in the GDR (formed October 1949)?
The First Secretary
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