The Cold War 1958-1970 - EDEXCEL

1

In the context of the Cold War, what does the acronym MAD stand for?

2

What was Sputnik?

3

In 1961 what did the US President John F Kennedy challenge the USA to do by the end of the decade?

4

What was the objective of NATO?

5

What was the name of the organisation set up by the Soviet Union to unite the countries of Eastern Europe in a defence pact?

6

In which year was the Hungarian Uprising?

7

What was the name of the Hungarian leader who proposed liberal reforms to the country's communist regime?

8

Which leader of the USSR ordered a crackdown on the Hungarians when it was suggested they might leave the Warsaw Pact?

9

What was U2 in the context of the Cold War?

10

What was to have been discussed at the Paris Summit in May 1960?