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The World after World War II Model Question Paper

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Time : 01:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 40
    8 x 1 = 8
  1. By the end of 1947 the only country left out of the Soviet influence in eastern Europe was _______

    (a)

    East Germany

    (b)

    Czechoslovakia

    (c)

    Greece

    (d)

    Turkey

  2. The term “Cold War” was coined by _______

    (a)

    Bernard Baruch

    (b)

    George Orwell

    (c)

    George Kennan

    (d)

    Churchill

  3. Marshall aid was for the purpose of _________

    (a)

    Economic reconstruction of Europe

    (b)

    Protection of capitalistic enterprises.

    (c)

    Establishment of American hegemony in Europe

    (d)

    forming a military alliance against Soviet Russia

  4. The aim of the Baghdad Pact was to _________

    (a)

    protect England’s leadership in the Middle East

    (b)

    exploit the oil resources in the region

    (c)

    prevent communist influence

    (d)

    destabilise the government in Iraq

  5. US intervention in Lebanon was opposed by _________

    (a)

    Turkey

    (b)

    Iraq

    (c)

    India

    (d)

    Pakistan

  6. The term “Third World” was coined by ________

    (a)

    Alfred Sauvy

    (b)

    Marshall

    (c)

    Molotov

    (d)

    Harry Truman

  7. The first Summit of NAM was held at ________

    (a)

    Belgrade

    (b)

    Beijing

    (c)

    Bandung

    (d)

    Pali

  8. Soviet Union disintegrated on ___________

    (a)

    November 17, 1991

    (b)

    November 17, 1991

    (c)

    May 1, 1991

    (d)

    October 17, 1991

  9. 5 x 2 = 10
  10. Identify the espionage agencies of USA and USSR.

  11. Point out the significance of the “Uniting for Peace” resolution passed by the UN General Assembly.

  12. Provide examples of Surrogate Wars in the cold war era.

  13. What was Schuman Plan?

  14. Outline the concept of Perestroika.

  15. 4 x 3 = 12
  16. Write about the different stages in the final adoption of UN Charter.

  17. Trace the background of the formation of NATO.

  18. Give a brief account of Suez Canal Crisis.

  19. Why SEATO was not so popular as NATO?

  20. 2 x 5 = 10
  21. Highlight the goals and objectives of the Non-Aligned Movement.

  22. Sketch the political career of Boris Yetlsin, focusing on his role in the collapse of Soviet Union.

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