QUESTIONS: The World in 1950 and in 2008

What possession were colonies of Great Britain?


  1. Gold Coast
  2. Bechuanalend
  3. Macau
  4. Ifni
Answer: a, b

How can you characterize relations between the USSR and U.S. in the late 40th years of XX century.


  1. The Cold War
  2. "Hot War"
  3. "Intifada"
Answer: a

What are the colonies became independent in 1950?


  1. Vietnam
  2. Indonesia
  3. Cambodia
  4. Laos
  5. Philippines
Answer: a, b, e

What is the status of decolonization world experienced in 1950?


  1. First
  2. Second
  3. Third
  4. Fourth
Answer: a

Which countries of the Great Eight are permanent members of UN Security Council?


  1. Russia
  2. Canada
  3. U.S.
  4. China
  5. Japan
  6. France
  7. Great Britain
Answer: a, c, f, g

What countries gained independence after 1989?


  1. Libya
  2. Latvia
  3. Lithuania
  4. Lesotho
Answer: b, c

What political issues were the reasons of misunderstanding between Russia and the U.S. in the late XX century.?


  1. NATO enlargement to the East
  2. Settlement of the Middle East conflict
  3. The settlement of the Yugoslav conflict
  4. The settlement of the bloody conflict in tropical and South Africa
Answer: a, b, c

Which two global issues considered most important at the beginning of the XXI century.?


  1. Information Security
  2. International terrorism
  3. Space exploration and the World Ocean
  4. Climate change
Answer: b, d