Young & Kent: International Relations since 1945 2e Chapter 5 Instructions Answer the following questions and then press 'Submit' to get your score. Question 1 Why did the agreement to create a European Defence Community (EDC) collapse? a) Because West Germany was incorporated into NATO b) Because the French National Assembly in August 1954 were opposed to it c) Because Stalin was hostile to it d) Because of a growing commitment to a united, neutral Germany Question 2 Which of the following provisions was not part of the Eden Plan? a) Elections would take place for an all-German constituent assembly b) Decisions it took would be based on a majority vote c) Any future government would be given the right to take over the existing international obligations of the West German government d) West Germany would be incorporated in NATO Question 3 What did the 'Disarmament Dilemma' imply? a) President Eisenhower was fully committed to disarmament b) A series of speeches by President Eisenhower to promote progress towards a stable peace c) Disarmament would be detrimental to American interests, but since this could not be declared, something had to be done to show willing to push the disarmament process forward d) A desire to avoid US military weakness but a wish to make peace with the USSR Question 4 Which of the following statements about John Foster Dulles is not true? a) In 1945 Dulles helped prepare the United Nations Charter b) In 1953 he was appointed by President Eisenhower as the US Secretary of State c) Dulles's main goal in the above position was to improve the position of the US in the Cold War d) Dulles played an important role in ending the Cuban missile crisis Question 5 What was special about the New Look? a) The provision of sufficient conventional forces to defend Western Europe. b) The commitment to a process of disarmament. c) Securing divisions between the Soviet Union and China. d) The role of nuclear weapons in reducing conventional forces. Question 6 What was the Gaither Commission asked to examine? a) The impact of missiles launched from space. b) Whether missile technology would enable human beings to be put into space. c) Civil defence in a broad context especially maintaining second strike capabilities. d) The role of the hydrogen bomb on the development of nuclear strategy.