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  • Question 1
    180 seconds
    Q. Vietnam (Indochina) was a colony of what country before World War II?
    answer choices
    Great Britain
    China
    France
    the Netherlands
  • Question 2
    180 seconds
    Q. The belief that we could not let South Vietnam "fall" to Communism lest Laos and Cambodia do also was called which of the following?
    answer choices
    brinksmanship
    domino theory
    Truman Doctrine
    mutually assured destruction
  • Question 3
    180 seconds
    Q. What was the practice of withdrawing US troops with Vietnames troops taking over more combat fighting called?
    answer choices
    troop switch
    absent GI
    Valsava maneuver
    Vietnamization
  • Question 4
    180 seconds
    Q. What was the name of the site of US troops killing defenseless women and children?
    answer choices
    Saigon
    Hanoi
    My Lai
    Seoul
  • Question 5
    180 seconds
    Q. The United States dropped more bombs in Vietnam then all of the countries in WWII combined.  A major reason for this is which of the following?
    answer choices
    Operation Ranchhand
    Operation Rolling Thunder
    Operation Strategic Hamlet
    Agent Orange
  • Question 6
    180 seconds
    Q. What was the name of the ship "attacked" in the Gulf of Tonkin?
    answer choices
    Maddox
    Turner Joy
    Lusitania
    Sussex
  • Question 7
    180 seconds
    Q. The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution allowed President Johnson, and Nixon following him, to fight the war in Vietnam in any way he chose.  This was called which of the following?
    answer choices
    executive privelege
    presdiential powers
    Vietnam money
    blank check
  • Question 8
    180 seconds
    Q. That the governemnt misled the public about how well the war was going was called which of the following?
    answer choices
    dirty rotten lies
    credibility gap
    Nixon Doctrine
    Pentagon Papers
  • Question 9
    180 seconds
    Q. What president sent Green Beret as advisors to train South Vietnamese troops?
    answer choices
    Johnson
    Nixon
    Kennedy
    Ike
  • Question 10
    180 seconds
    Q. By refusing to take part in elections in 1956, South Vietnam stood in violation of what agreement?
    answer choices
    Geneva Accords
    Treaty of Paris
    Saigon Accords
    the Tripartite Agreement
  • Question 11
    180 seconds
    Q. What president refused to provide air support to support the French in their war against the Viet Minh?
    answer choices
    Johnson
    Nixon
    Kennedy
    Ike
  • Question 12
    180 seconds
    Q. Where was the last stand of Frnch colonialism in Vietnam?  That is, where did the Viet Minh defeat the French?
    answer choices
    Saigon
    Hanoi
    Seoul
    Dien Bien Phu
  • Question 13
    180 seconds
    Q. Who leaked the Pentagon Papers?
    answer choices
    LBJ
    John Dean
    Kent State students
    Daniel Ellsberg
  • Question 14
    180 seconds
    Q. What was the name of the leaked governemnt strtegies for fighting the Vietnam War?
    answer choices
    Agent Abroad
    Pentagon Papers
    Vietnam White Papers
    The Nixon plan
  • Question 15
    180 seconds
    Q. Who was president at the end of the Vietnam War?
    answer choices
    Nixon
    Kennedy
    Johnson
    Ike
  • Question 16
    180 seconds
    Q. What effectively stopped many college protests against the Vietnam War?
    answer choices
    mass arrests of students by the FBI
    the Treaty of Paris
    the Armistice
    college deferment from serving
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. Under what president did the number of combat troops increase to over 500,000?
    answer choices
    Nixon
    Johnson
    Kennedy
    Reagan
  • Question 18
    180 seconds
    Q. What 1968 counteroffensive led American citizens to question government claims that the war was progressing well?
    answer choices
    Ngyuen
    Agent Orange
    Green Beret
    Tet
  • Question 19
    180 seconds
    Q. Whee were 4 student demonstrators killed in may of 1970?
    answer choices
    Kent State
    Cal Berkley
    University of Chicago
    near the Lincoln Memorial
  • Question 20
    180 seconds
    Q. Through what countries did the Ho Chi Minh trail, a supply line from North Vietnam to South Vietnam, travel?
    answer choices
    North Korea and South Korea
    Thailand and India
    Burma and Myanamr
    Laos and Cambodia
  • Question 21
    180 seconds
    Q. Who was the leader of the nationalism movement in French Indochina (Vietnam), dating back to the World War I era?
    answer choices
    Mao Tse-tung
    Chou En-lai
    Ho Chi Minh
    Ngo Dinh Diem
  • Question 22
    180 seconds
    Q. What law gave President Johnson, and Nixon folloewing him, the power to wage war without a declaration of such by congress?
    answer choices
    War Powers Resolution
    Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
    Boland Amendment
    Glass-Stegall Act
  • Question 23
    180 seconds
    Q. Who was president during the Gulf of Tonkin incident (1964)?
    answer choices
    Johnson
    Nixon
    Kennedy
    Ike
  • Question 24
    180 seconds
    Q. Who was presdient when the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution passed congress?
    answer choices
    Johnson
    Nixon
    Kennedy
    Ike
  • Question 25
    20 seconds
    Q. What country controlled Indochina prior to their independence?
    answer choices
    Britain
    France
    United States
    China
  • Question 26
    20 seconds
    Q. Which countries were part of Indochina?
    answer choices
    Vietnam
    Laos
    Cambodia
    All of them
  • Question 27
    20 seconds
    Q. Who led the rebellion against France for Vietnam?
    answer choices
    Ngo Dihn Diem
    Ho Chi Minh
    President Kennedy
    Sui Chin
  • Question 28
    20 seconds
    Q. What kind of government did Ho Chi Minh want?
    answer choices
    Communism
    Democracy
    Socialism
    Monarchy
  • Question 29
    20 seconds
    Q. What was the domino theory?
    answer choices
    A Game
    A strategy for the communists
    A reason to stop the spread of communism
    An app
  • Question 30
    20 seconds
    Q. How did the Geneva Accords affect Vietnam?
    answer choices
    The country was split in two
    The country stayed a colony of the French
    The country became a Chinese colony
    The French apologized
  • Question 31
    20 seconds
    Q. Who were the Vietcong?
    answer choices
    The army of South Vietnam
    The army of Laos
    The army of North Vietnam
    The army the U.S. was training
  • Question 32
    20 seconds
    Q. Who were the ARVN?
    answer choices
    A guerrilla warfare group in the North
    The Chinese supported South Vietnamese Amry
    The Army of S. Vietnam
    The U.S. army when in country
  • Question 33
    30 seconds
    Q. Of the two groups opposing or supporting the war, which group wanted the United States to use all its might to crush the enemy and save American soldier's lives?
    answer choices
    Dove
    Hawk
    Copperhead
    Flower child
  • Question 34
    30 seconds
    Q. Which country fought at Dien Bien Phu and lost?
    answer choices
    United States
    Great Britain
    France
    Soviet Union
  • Question 35
    30 seconds
    Q. The idea that if one country falls to Communism; many more will follow is called
    answer choices
    Cold War
    Marshall Plan
    Withdraw idea
    Domino Theory
  • Question 36
    30 seconds
    Q. What event helped President Johnson gain control over moving troops into and out of Vietnam?
    answer choices
    Tet Offensive
    Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
    Declaration of War by Congress
    Battle at Da Nang
  • Question 37
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following was not used in jungle fighting by the United States?
    answer choices
    Napalm
    Agent Orange  
    Trench warfare
    Close air support
  • Question 38
    30 seconds
    Q. Why was this called the "living room war"?
    answer choices
    For the first time people fought out of their living room
    The nightly news showed what was happening with live footage
    Soldier's battle positions were called living rooms
    President gave daily briefings on what was happening and actions taken in the war
  • Question 39
    30 seconds
    Q. What was the ratio of Vietcong killed to South Vietnam and American troops during the Tet Offensive?
    answer choices
    1 for 1
    5 Vietcong to 1 South Vietnamese/American
    7 Vietcong to 1 South Vietnamese/American
    10 Vietcong to 1 South Vietnamese/American
  • Question 40
    30 seconds
    Q. What event caused the American people to support the war differently and news reports were more pessimistic?
    answer choices
    My Lai
    Kent State University incident
    Tet Offensive
    Release of the Pentagon Papers
  • Question 41
    30 seconds
    Q. Who was Henry Kissinger?
    answer choices
    Sec. of Defense for Nixon
    Sec of Homeland Security  
    National Security Advisor for Nixon
    President of the United States
  • Question 42
    30 seconds
    Q. What year did the United States begin to withdraw troops?
    answer choices
    1975
    1971
    1972
    1969
  • Question 43
    30 seconds
    Q. The plan to end United States involvement in Vietnam was called?
    answer choices
    Operation Overlord
    Vietnamization
    Peace Accords 1970
    Operation Annacoda
  • Question 44
    30 seconds
    Q. What happened at My Lai?
    answer choices
    Civilians were killed
    Worst ambush on American in war
    Live television report showing an attack
    Soldiers were dropped in for the final mission of the war
  • Question 45
    30 seconds
    Q. What university was there a massive student demonstration in which the ROTC building is burned and National Guard called out?
    answer choices
    Harvard
    Ohio
    Texas
    Kent State
  • Question 46
    30 seconds
    Q. What was the end result of the university demonstrations which led to soldiers opening fire on demonstrators?
    answer choices
    2 killed 12 wounded
    o killed and 10 wounded
    5 killed
    14 killed
  • Question 47
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is not connected to the Pentagon Papers?
    answer choices
    Daniel Ellsberg leaked 7,000 pages of information
    Nixon was drawing up plans while stating he would not send soldiers to Vietnam
    There was no exit strategy
    The idea of a government conspiracy took over the people's imagination
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