Nuclear Arms Race Quiz

Question 1 of 15

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When was the first atom bomb for USA made?

Select one of the following:

  • 1945

  • 1946

  • 1950

  • 1949

  • 1940

  • 1952

  • 1953

  • 1960

  • 1962

Question 2 of 15

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When was the first atom bomb for USSR made?

Select one of the following:

  • 1940

  • 1943

  • 1949

  • 1945

  • 1950

  • 1952

  • 1955

Question 3 of 15

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The first Hydrogen bomb made was by the USA

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 4 of 15

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The first Hydrogen bomb made was by the USSR in 1952

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 5 of 15

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The first Hydrogen bomb made was in 1952, by USA

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 15

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The first Hydrogen bomb made by the USSR was in 1953

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 15

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Who made the first ICBM (a vessel that could carry H.bombs)?

Select one of the following:

  • USA

  • USSR

Question 8 of 15

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The first ICBM was made in what year?

Select one of the following:

  • 1957

  • 1953

  • 1962

  • 1960

  • 1958

Question 9 of 15

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The first ICBM was made in the same year as the first satellite

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 15

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What year was the first satellite made in, and by whom?

Select one or more of the following:

  • USSR

  • USA

  • Britain - hooray!

  • 1960

  • 1957

  • 1958

  • 1945

Question 11 of 15

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What was the first satellite named?

Select one of the following:

  • Sputnik

  • Sputnik 2

  • Uncle Sam

  • The Peeping Eyeball

  • Voyager

Question 12 of 15

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In 1958, what happened?

Select one or more of the following:

  • USA made their first ICBM (aimed at USSR)

  • USSR made their first ICBM (aimed at USA)

  • USA made their first satellite

  • USSR made Sputnik

Question 13 of 15

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When was the first nuclear-powered submarine made?
By whom?
What could it do?

Select one or more of the following:

  • 1960

  • USA

  • Fire missiles

  • USSR

  • 1959

  • 1958

  • 1961

  • 1957

  • Transport bombs overseas

  • Britain made it in 2000 to shoot tea and jam scones from cannons on to people's tables

Question 14 of 15

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Who were the presidents of USA and USSR at this time?

Select one or more of the following:

  • John F Kennedy - USA

  • Khrushchev - USSR

  • Brezhnev - USSR

  • John F Kennedy - USSR

  • Dwight Eisenhower - USA

Question 15 of 15

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The Space Race could be seen as a cover for the real military side of it: the Nuclear Arms Race.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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Nuclear Arms Race Quiz

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This tests knowledge of both events and dates during the Nuclear Arms Race

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