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Test Your Knowledge of the Berlin Wall
Workers began to build the Berlin Wall on August 13th of what year?

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1. Workers began to build the Berlin Wall on August 13th of what year?
   1955
   1961
   1965
   1971
   1980
2. Berlin was divided into how many sections in 1945?
   One
   Two
   Three
   Four
   Five
3. What conferences partitioned Berlin?
   Malta and Potsdam
   Potsdam and Paris
   Paris and Vienna
   Berlin and Vienna
   Yalta and Potsdam
4. The Soviets were deeply unhappy with western influence in Berlin and blockaded the city in 1948. This led to the Allied effort known as what?
   Checkpoint Charlie
   Charlie Airlift
   Berlin Airlift
   People's Airlift
   Berlin Food Drop
5. Who was Soviet premier when the wall was erected?
   Krushchev
   Gorbachev
   Yeltsin
   Stalin
   Lenin
6. All along the East German side of the wall, there was an open area known as what?
   Easy Crossing
   Mineshaft
   Gauntlet
   Death Strip
   Easy Passing
7. What was the name of the best known checkpoint during the Cold War?
   Checkpoint Alpha
   Checkpoint Bravo
   Checkpoint Charlie
   Checkpoint Delta
   Checkpoint Omega
8. The construction of the wall was a result of what cold war crisis?
   Cuban Missile Crisis
   Berlin Crisis
   Space Race
   Gulf of Tonkin
   Shanghai Crisis
9. The capture of what aircraft in 1960 nullified any talks over the occupational status of Berlin?
   B-52
   Stealth Bomber
   MiG-23
   Phantom II
   U-2 Spy Plane
10. What president declared on June 23, 1963, that he too was a Berliner?
   Kennedy
   Nixon
   Eisenhower
   Johnson
   Truman



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