The Bay Of Pigs Invasion Quiz

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How much do you know about the Cuban Revolution? In the year 196, 1400 Cuban exiles launched what became a botched invasion at the Bay of Pigs on the south coast of Cuba. The plan was to overthrow Fidel Castro and his revolution. Take the Bay Of Pigs Invasion Quiz and get to understand more about the revolution.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the invasion between?
    • A. 

      The U.S and Russia

    • B. 

      Russia and Germany

    • C. 

      The U.S and Cuba

    • D. 

      Russia and Cuba

  • 2. 
    When did the Invasion begin?
    • A. 

      April 21, 1960

    • B. 

      April 17, 1961

    • C. 

      March 1, 1959

    • D. 

      January 30, 1961

  • 3. 
    Which was not a reason for the Invasion?
    • A. 

      To overthrow Castro

    • B. 

      For the U.S to gain control over Cuba again

    • C. 

      To stop communism from spreading outside of cuba

    • D. 

      To help defeat Russia

  • 4. 
    Who was the president of the United States that caused the invasion?
    • A. 

      Dwight D. Eisenhower

    • B. 

      Harry S. Truman

    • C. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • D. 

      John F. Kennedy

  • 5. 
    Who inaded Cuba?
    • A. 

      The Americans

    • B. 

      The Cuban exiles

    • C. 

      The Soviets

    • D. 

      The Germans

  • 6. 
    Who help Castro to create a new communist government and later betrayed him to lead the invasion?
    • A. 

      Richard Mervin Bissell, Jr

    • B. 

      Raul Castro

    • C. 

      Jose Miro Cardona

    • D. 

      Fulgencio batista

  • 7. 
    What wasn't a reason for Cuba's alliance with Russia?
    • A. 

      Leadership

    • B. 

      Low cost oil

    • C. 

      Military support

    • D. 

      Economic support

  • 8. 
    What proof did Cuba have that the U.S.A was involved in the invasion?
    • A. 

      It was on T.V

    • B. 

      The Americans fought the invasion

    • C. 

      The exiles had American weapons

    • D. 

      It was on the radio

  • 9. 
    How many exiles fought in the invasion?
    • A. 

      1400

    • B. 

      1000

    • C. 

      500

    • D. 

      3000

  • 10. 
    Which wasnt a reason for the failure of the invasion?
    • A. 

      Castro and the soviets knew about it in advance

    • B. 

      It wasnt well planned

    • C. 

      Other countries came to help

    • D. 

      Cuba's military strength had increased because of Russia

  • 11. 
    What wasnt a reason for the end of the invasion?
    • A. 

      The President of the U.S died

    • B. 

      The exiles were killed or captured

    • C. 

      Cuban aircrafts sank the exiles ammunition ship

    • D. 

      The Cubans were too powerful

  • 12. 
    What effect did the Bay of Pigs Invasion have on the Cold War?
    • A. 

      It started the war

    • B. 

      It escalated the war

    • C. 

      It ended the war

    • D. 

      It had no effect on the war

  • 13. 
    What was the invasion Plan?
    • A. 

      To surround cuba from all sides preventing escape and powering their way through until the exiles reach Castro

    • B. 

      To take over Cuba's radio stations and influence the cuban's through media

    • C. 

      To bomb airfields near two points in the Bay of Pigs and the Zapata swamps in Cuba while the exiles launched a surprise attack in the darkness of night.

    • D. 

      To bomb Cuba and blow it off the map

  • 14. 
    BONUS!...Other than eliminating castro what was another goal for the U.S?
    • A. 

      To exile the remaining cubans

    • B. 

      To cretae a communist govenment in cuba that allied the U.S

    • C. 

      To enslave the cuban's

    • D. 

      To establish a non-communist govenment in cuba that allied the U.S