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Cold War 70/80's Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Nelson Mandela
  2. Pol Pot
  3. Islamic Fundamentalists
  4. Khmer Rouge
  5. Palestine Liberation Organization
  1. a Cambodian Communist guerillas that unleashed a reign of terror under Pol Pot
  2. b Muslims who strictly follow the teachings of the Koran and reject western ideas.
  3. c A leader in the African National Congress who was imprisoned from 1964 - 1990. He became President of South Africa in 1994, after apartheid ended
  4. d A group formed in 1964 that represents many Palestinian nationalist groups and is dedicated to the destruction of Israel
  5. e Leader of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, who killed over one million Cambodians throughout the 1970's

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. An independent trade union, which claimed 10 million members who pressed for political change in Poland
  2. was 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.
  3. The revolutionary Islamic fundamentalist leader of Iran who came to power in 1979
  4. policy of strict racial separation in South Africa; abolished in 1989
  5. An Anglican Bishop who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolent opposition to apartheid in South Africa

5 True/False Questions

  1. Lech Walesaa radical Islamic group active in Palestine


  2. Four ModernizationsThe Chinese economic reform program under Deng Xiaoping that emphasized agriculture, industry, science, and defense.


  3. Hamasguerrillas who fought against the Sandinistas in Nicaragua


  4. Indira GandhiThe prime minister of India who led several reform movements and was assassinated in 1983.


  5. Daniel Ortegaleader of the Palestinian Liberation Organization and his goal was the destruction of Israel


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