SAT Subject US History Practice Question 1106: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 1106

1. NATO was formed primarily to stop the spread of Communism in

A. Asia.
B. Europe.
C. South America.
D. Africa.
E. the Middle East.

Correct Answer: B


NATO stood for North Atlantic Treaty Organization. It was signed by the United States and 11 Western European nations. It was a defensive alliance that aimed to counter an "armed attack … in Europe or North America."

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