Quiz: US or USSR: Can You Match the Fact to the Country?
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US or USSR: Can You Match the Fact to the Country?
By: Annette
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About This Quiz

Things are about to get frigid. During the Cold War, the US and the USSR were the great superpowers, and their battles would make for some of the most fascinating historical fodder of the 20th century. It was a war between communism and capitalism, between right and wrong, and it was fueled by some incredible minds... and egos. Let's be honest. 

Despite the fact that this era involved a war of sorts, both nations made some tremendous accomplishments during this historic time. The Cold War even led to a man walking on the moon. (We assume you know what country accomplished that.) We're going to explore who did what, both good and bad, on both sides of the battle. These two great nations, the U.S. and the U.S.S.R., are not often confused for one another, but by the end of this quiz you're going to be absolutely amazed by the things that got a bit historically mish-mashed in your brain. 

Some of the crazy things that occurred are mind-boggling. Did you know that the CIA secretly spiked the bread in a bakery in France with enormous quantities of LSD as part of its Cold War mind-control experiments? This is no joke. Also, the US used bears to test their ejector seats in supersonic jets during this time. What we know for sure is that some weird and wonderful things happened during this period in history, and we're about to explore it all. 

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