Australia And The Vietnam War

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Vietnam War Quizzes & Trivia

An interactive quiz to test the user on their knowledge of the Vietnam War and the involvement that Australia had during it and the aftermath.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Describe the Battle of Long Tan in 1966.
  • 2. 
    The Vietnam War began in
    • A. 

      1963

    • B. 

      1962

    • C. 

      1964

  • 3. 
    The Vietcong were
    • A. 

      Allies with Australia

    • B. 

      Innocent villagers and farmers

    • C. 

      Vietnamese military

  • 4. 
    Australia was part of the ANZUS and WEATO treaties.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Black Jack theory is a  foreign policy theory, promoted by the government of the United States that stated if one country became under the influence of communism, then surrounding countries would follow.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The term used by the Australian army for a medical evacuation was a
    • A. 

      'ground-off'

    • B. 

      'sand-off'

    • C. 

      'dust-off'

  • 7. 
    How much did Australian infantry soldiers' packs weigh?
    • A. 

      10-25 kg

    • B. 

      25-35 kg

    • C. 

      35-50 kg

  • 8. 
    How many Australians died in the Battle of Long Tan?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      36

  • 9. 
    A bullet box was also called a 'newspaper.'
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Two Australians were killed by snake bites in Vietnam.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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