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Question 1: The night of the invasion, Canada, ________, France, Paraguay, the United Kingdom and the United States requested a meeting of the United Nations Security Council.

Question 2: At the meeting, Dubček defended the program of the reformist wing of the KSČ while pledging commitment to the Warsaw Pact and ________.
ComeconEastern BlocIron CurtainPrague Spring

Question 3: [65] "They Can't Stop The Spring", a song by Irish journalist and songwriter John Waters, represented Ireland in the ________ in 2007.
Eurovision Song Contest 2008Eurovision Song Contest 2007Eurovision Song Contest 2009Eurovision Song Contest

Question 4: After Communism fell in Czechoslovakia in the Velvet Revolution of ________, Dubček was elected the Speaker of the Federal Assembly, a position he held until June 1992.

Question 5: After the invasion, Czechoslovakia entered a period of normalization: subsequent leaders attempted to restore the political and economic values that had prevailed before Dubček gained control of the ________ (KSČ).
Romanian Communist PartyEastern Bloc politicsEastern BlocCommunist Party of Czechoslovakia

Question 6: [38] During the attack of the Warsaw Pact armies, 72 ________ and Slovaks were killed (19 of those in Slovakia), 266 severely wounded and another 436 were lightly injured.
PragueSpainCzech RepublicCzechs

Question 7: In the early 1960s, Czechoslovakia, then officially known as the ________ (ČSSR), underwent an economic downturn.
East GermanyCommunist RomaniaSoviet UnionCzechoslovak Socialist Republic

Question 8: Ten members supported the motion; ________, India, and Pakistan abstained; the USSR (with veto power) and Hungary opposed it.

Question 9: ________ set his novel The Unbearable Lightness of Being during the Prague Spring.
Zbigniew HerbertVáclav HavelMilan KunderaItalo Calvino

Question 10: Husák reversed Dubček's reforms, purged the party of its ________ members, and dismissed from public office professional and intellectual elites who openly expressed disagreement with the political transformation.
LiberalismClassical liberalismDemocracyIsaiah Berlin

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