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5 Matching questions

  1. Détente
  2. Nelson Mandela
  3. Indira Gandhi
  4. European Union
  5. Lech Walesa
  1. a leader of Solidarity that helped Poland gain independence from the Soviet Union, later became president of Poland in 1990
  2. b A leader in the African National Congress who was imprisoned from 1964 - 1990. He became President of South Africa in 1994, after apartheid ended
  3. c Easing of tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union in the 1970's
  4. d A trade organization of Western European countries built on the idea of economic cooperation and use of the euro.
  5. e The prime minister of India who led several reform movements and was assassinated in 1983.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. An Anglican Bishop who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolent opposition to apartheid in South Africa
  2. was elected president of South Africa in 1989. He called for an end to apartheid and freed Nelson Mandela in 1990.
  3. policy of openness instituted by Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in the 1980s
  4. leader of the Palestinian Liberation Organization and his goal was the destruction of Israel
  5. The revolutionary Islamic fundamentalist leader of Iran who came to power in 1979

5 True/False questions

  1. Mikhail Gorbachevwas the last Communist leader of the Soviet Union. He is known for his work to end Cold War tensions, and reform of the Soviet government & economy.


  2. Islamic FundamentalistsA group of reform-minded revolutionaries that included a large number of women and students who overthrew the Nicaraguan government in 1979


  3. Pol PotLeader of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, who killed over one million Cambodians throughout the 1970's


  4. Hamasguerrillas who fought against the Sandinistas in Nicaragua


  5. Apartheidmass uprising mounted by Palestinians in territory held by Israel


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