Vietnam 2018
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q. The Presidential election of 1960 was between
    answer choices
    Kennedy & Johnson
    Kennedy & Goldwater
    Nixon & Johnson
    Kennedy & Nixon
  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. He was the U.S. backed leader of South Vietnam
    answer choices
    Diem
    Johnson
    Ho Chi Minh
    Castro
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q.

    He was the communist leader of North Vietnam

    answer choices

    Ngo Dinh Diem

    Johnson

    Ho Chi Minh

    Castro

  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. These were South Vietnamese who supported the communist north
    answer choices
    North Vietnamese Army
    Deferment
    Tet
    Viet Cong
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. This event gave Johnson a "blank check" to do whatever he wanted in Vietnam
    answer choices
    My Lai
    Vietnamization
    Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
    Ho Chi Minh Trail
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. To avoid U.S. soldiers North Vietnam simply used which trail that went through Laos and Cambodia?
    answer choices
    Ho Chi Minh Trail
    Hmong Trail
    Laos Trail
    Cambodian Trail
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. U.S. soldiers killed civilians in this Vietnamese village sparking outrage at home.
    answer choices
    Ho Chi Minh
    Tonkin
    Diem
    My Lai
  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q. These stolen documents (US war strategies in Vietnam) showed that government officials lied to Congress and the people.
    answer choices
    Snowden Papers
    Watergate Papers
    Pentagon Papers
    Gulf of Tonkin Papers
  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q. This is a person who opposes fighting in the war on moral/religious grounds.
    answer choices
    Draft
    Conscientious Objector
    Silent Majority
    Hawk
  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q. This was the replacing of American troops with South Vietnamese troops.
    answer choices
    Napalm
    Deferment
    Mandate
    Vietnamization
  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q. This jelly-like substance burns uncontrollably.
    answer choices
    Agent Orange
    Deferment
    Kent
    Napalm
  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q. What Democrat entered the 1968 presidential race, but was shot and killed?
    answer choices
    Barry Goldwater
    Robert Kennedy
    Richard Nixon
    Lyndon Johnson
  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q. Which Ohio university saw a protest become deadly, with students being shot and killed by National Guardsmen?
    answer choices
    Ohio State
    University of Ohio
    Kent State
    Miami of Ohio
  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q. South Vietnamese rebels who opposed Diem & were armed and supplied by Ho Chi Minh
    answer choices
    Vietcong
    Vietminh
    Flying Tigers
    Indochinese
  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q. The U.S. got involved in Vietnam because of what foreign policy?
    answer choices
    containment
    Good Neighbor policy
    isolationism
    Roosevelt Corollary
  • Question 16
    60 seconds
    Q. What was the domino theory?
    answer choices
    A Game played by soldiers
    A strategy for the communists to advance against US forces
    A strategy to stop the spread of communism
    An app on a smart phone
  • Question 17
    60 seconds
    Q. What kind of government did Ho Chi Minh want?
    answer choices
    Communist
    Democratic
    Socialist
    Monarchy
  • Question 18
    60 seconds
    Q. Who led the rebellion against France to free Indochina from being a French colony?
    answer choices
    Ngo Dihn Diem
    Ho Chi Minh
    President Kennedy
    Sui Chin
  • Question 19
    60 seconds
    Q. What country controlled Indochina prior to its independence?
    answer choices
    Britain
    France
    United States
    China
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. Viet Minh was the name of the _________________ that was established in 1941 
    answer choices
    Vietnamese liberation movement
    The leader of the revolution
    North Vietnamese Regular Army
    border formed by the 17th paralel
  • Question 21
    60 seconds
    Q. What were the first soldiers (Green Beret by Kennedy) sent to Vietnam used as?
    answer choices
    spies
    bomb makers
    Advisors
    Snipers and assassins
  • Question 22
    60 seconds
    Q. When the USS Maddox was attacked by North Vietnamese vessels the event became known as
    answer choices
    Pearl Harbor
    the Battle of Midway
    the Gulf Shores incident
    the Gulf of Tonkin incident
  • Question 23
    60 seconds
    Q. How did the Geneva Accords affect Vietnam?
    answer choices
    The country was split in two at the 17th parallel with the promise of reunification elections in 1956
    The country stayed a colony of the French
    The country became a Chinese colony
    The French apologized
  • Question 24
    60 seconds
    Q. Why didn't South Vietnam like their president?
    answer choices
    He could not relate to the people.
    He was not the same religion as the majority.
    He was rich, they were poor.
    All answers are true.
  • Question 25
    60 seconds
    Q. The idea that if South Vietnam fell to communism, other nations would soon follow...
    answer choices
    Vietnamization 
    Communism
    Domino Theory
    Imperialism
  • Question 26
    60 seconds
    Q. What event caused a negative shift in U.S. public opinion during the Vietnam War?
    answer choices
    The Geneva Accords
    Operation Rolling Thunder
    The Tet Offensive of 1968
    Gulf of Tonkin
  • Question 27
    60 seconds
    Q. The Vietnam war prevented LBJ from focusing on what agenda?
    answer choices
    The Great Society (domestic programs)
    The New Deal
    The New Frontier
    The Square Deal
  • Question 28
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Limits the power of the President during a time of conflict

    answer choices

    Voting Rights Act

    Economic Opportunity Act

    Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    War Powers Act of 1973

  • Question 29
    60 seconds
    Q. How many combat troops were stationed in South Vietnam by 1968?
    answer choices
    250,000
    500,000
    50,000
    750,000
  • Question 30
    60 seconds
    Q. The U.S. military used ______ to wipe out jungles so the North Vietnamese would have no place to hide: 
    answer choices
    Agent Orange
    Mustard Gas
    Napalm 
    All of the above
  • Question 31
    60 seconds
    Q. The TET Offensive awoke Americans to the fact that Vietnam might not be a war that could be won and the Viet Cong were much stronger than they thought. It took place in: 
    answer choices
    Rural locations
    Jungle villages
    Urban centers
    Coastal villages
  • Question 32
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Why did America invade Cambodia even though we were trying to get OUT of the Vietnam War?

    answer choices

    to stop supply routes along the Ho Chi Minh Trail and get rid of sanctuaries (Where Viet Cong could not be attacked)

    To stop Communism in Cambodia

    to rescue captured Americans located there.

    to create a passage way to Thailand

  • Question 33
    60 seconds
    Q. The anti-war movement at home became more intense and even violent. 4 students were killed at ________ by the national guardsmen when they were protesting the war on campus. 
    answer choices
    Kansas State
    Kent State
    California State
    Ohio State
  • Question 34
    60 seconds
    Q. Those in support of Nixon and the war and who did not express their opinions publicly like the protesters were called (by Nixon) the:
    answer choices
    Silent Minority
    Silent Majority
    Silent Supporters
    None of the above
  • Question 35
    60 seconds
    Q. What major event occurred in 1975 shortly after the final pull out of American troops leaving our allies unprotected.
    answer choices
    Fall of Saigon
    Fall of Ho Chi Minh City
    Fall of the Berlin Wall
    Fall of Moscow
  • Question 36
    60 seconds
    Q. The Tet Offensive and apparent government decptions (as illustrated in the Pentagon Papers) led to distrust of LBJ known as his
    answer choices
    credibility gap
    missile gap
    information gap
    television gap
  • Question 37
    60 seconds
    Q. Aerial bombing campaign of N. Vietnam after Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, by the end of the war 4 million Vietnamese civilians had died from multiple events including this one
    answer choices
    Operation Rolling Thunder
    Operation Overlord
    Operation Torch
    Operation Tropic Thunder
  • Question 38
    60 seconds
    Q. What document revealed the U.S. had been secretly bombing Cambodia & Laos?
    answer choices
    Pentagon Papers
    NYE Report
    Venona Papers
    Bryce Report
  • Question 39
    60 seconds
    Q. What did young people burn to protest the Vietnam War?
    answer choices
    draft cards
    drivers' licenses
    American flags
    newspapers
  • Question 40
    60 seconds
    Q. Which amendment gave 18 year-olds the right to vote?
    answer choices
    14th
    15th
    19th
    26th
  • Question 41
    60 seconds
    Q. The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution effectively gave war power to...
    answer choices
    the Executive Branch.
    the Legislative Branch.
    the Judicial Branch.
    the people. 
  • Question 42
    60 seconds
    Q. Which president was MOST responsible for escalating troop numbers in Vietnam?
    answer choices
    Eisenhower
    Kennedy 
    Johnson
    Nixon
  • Question 43
    60 seconds
    Q. Lt. William Calley was the only one convicted for what atrocity?
    answer choices
    My Lai Massacre
    Bay of Pigs Invasion
    Dien Bien Phu
    Battle of Khe Sanh
  • Question 44
    60 seconds
    Q. What caused birth defects in babies in Vietnam and caused cancer and continues to cause ailments killing U. S. soldiers years after the war?
    answer choices
    Nuke Radiation
    Agent Orange
    Agent Blue
    Food poisoning 
  • Question 45
    60 seconds
    Q. Which side ended up winning the war, if not militarily, politically due to the lack of support of the United States civilian population?
    answer choices
    United states
    South Vietnam
    North Vietnam
    North korea
  • Question 46
    60 seconds
    Q. Who helped North Vietnam during the war?
    answer choices
    US and Russia
    Canada and the Soviet union
    China and Spain
    China and the Soviet Union 
  • Question 47
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What was the name of the radical student group that was anti-war, but non violent?

    answer choices

    hippies

    yippies

    Students for a Democratic Society

    Young Against Vietnam

  • Question 48
    60 seconds
    Q. Philosophical document at the origin of Students for a Democratic Society and part of the Anti War movement.
    answer choices
    the Feminine Mystique
    Silent Spring
    Unsafe at Any Speed
    Port Huron Statement
  • Question 49
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Violent antiwar group that declared war on the United States government and conducted a series of bombings of government facilities

    answer choices

    Black Panthers

    Nation of Islam

    Weatherman Underground

    Students for a Democratic Society

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