123united nations emergency force123lester bowles pearson123suez crisis W r i t i n g

123united nations emergency force123lester bowles pearson123suez crisis W r i t i n g

ss11 quiz

Question 1 (1 point)

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The crisis that led to the creation of a UN peacekeeping force occurred in which country?

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Question 2 (1 point)

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What suggestion did Canada’s Lester Pearson make as a way to settle the Suez Crisis?

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Establish a mulitnational peacekeeping force to maintain ceacefires.


Question 3 (1 point)

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How did North America become vulnerable to attacks after World War II?

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Question 4 (1 point)

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What was the major reason the US built three radar lines across  Canada?

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To protect against direct Soviet attack from the air.


Question 5 (1 point)

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What was the major reason for the establishment of NORAD?

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Question 6 (3 points)

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Match the terms in Column I with the definitions in Column II.

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In 1956, during the Suez Crisis, it was his work that created a United Nations peacekeeping force which was sent to the Middle East. For this he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1957.

The UN group created and sent to the Suez Canal to separate and mediate between the rival armies involved in the standoff.

An attempt by British and French forces to seize a strategic zone from Egypt after the government of Egypt had nationalized the canal from a British-French company. In an attempt to expand its territory, Israel supported the British-French action. The ensuing world crisis was partially solved at the UN when Canada’s Lester Pearson (Minister of External Affairs) suggested that a UN peacekeeping force be sent to the area. Pearson was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in the following year.


Question 7 (5 points)

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Match the term in Column I with the definition in Column II.

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This name refers to the political and military rivalry between the West (USA and allies) and the Communist Bloc (USSR and allies) from the after the Second World War to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. In many ways an ideological conflict between capitalism and communism, the rivalry led to a large-scale nuclear arms race. Canada played an integral part in the conflict in part because of its geographical location between the two super powers.

The division between the democratic countries of Western Europe and the communist countries of Eastern Europe. The movement of  information and people across it was tightly restricted.

A military alliance established in 1949 to defend Western Europe against any possible Soviet invasion. Originally, the alliance consisted of ten Eastern European nations plus Canada and the United States. The present alliance consists of 26 nations, including nine countries that formerly belonged to the Warsaw Pact.

Term used to describe both the USA and the USSR between 1945 and 1989 when both countries had military power far in excess of any other nation.

Post second world war military alliance of the Soviet Union and Soviet black countries.


Question 8 (12 points)

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Match each demographic description in Column I with the correct term in Column II. (Note: not all terms will be used.)

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Site of genocide of Tutsis by Hutu majority in 1994.

This status allows Canada to act as a non-threatening mediator in international disputes, building links between East and West and North and South.

United Nations


Middle power

John Diefenbaker


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