QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About The Cold War?

Fall of the Berlin Wall
GERARD MALIE/AFP via Getty Images
GERARD MALIE/AFP via Getty Images

Following World War II, the Cold War was a time of great tension between the United States and the communist Soviet Union, along with their respective allies, with the conflict continuing to span from the 1947 Truman Doctrine to the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. Although there was no large-scale fighting between the two sides, it sparked many regional conflicts known as proxy wars, and almost resulted in full-blown nuclear warfare. Think you’re educated about this dark period of time in human history? Take this quiz to test your knowledge!