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Marine Corps Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is on the events that took place around the time of the Vietnam War.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name of the event that brought America into the Vietnam War?
    • A. 

      Khe Sanh

    • B. 

      Pearl Harbor

    • C. 

      Bombing of the USS Main

    • D. 

      Gulf of Tonkin incident

  • 2. 
    Where was the first amphibious landing of the Vietnam War?
    • A. 

      Khe Sanh

    • B. 

      Da Nang

    • C. 

      Hill 881

    • D. 

      Hue City

  • 3. 
    Which strategy was not used by the Marine Corps and Army during the Vietnam War?
    • A. 

      Marine Pacification

    • B. 

      Search and Destroy

    • C. 

      Clear and Hold

    • D. 

      Shock and Awe

  • 4. 
    Which battle did the Marines deal the Viet Cong their first major defeat of the war?
    • A. 

      Da Nang

    • B. 

      Hue City

    • C. 

      Operation Starlite

    • D. 

      Tet Offensive

  • 5. 
    In what battle did the Marines survive a 77 day siege?
    • A. 

      Dien Bien Phu

    • B. 

      Da Nang

    • C. 

      Dewey Canyon

    • D. 

      Khe Sanh

  • 6. 
    In what battle did the Marines fight house to house for the first time since the Korean War?
    • A. 

      Khe Sanh

    • B. 

      Dewey Canyon

    • C. 

      Hue City

    • D. 

      Saigon

  • 7. 
    What operation was responsible for evacuating civilians from Saigon?
    • A. 

      Eagle Pull

    • B. 

      Frequent Wind

    • C. 

      Just Cause

    • D. 

      Eagle Claw

  • 8. 
    What was considered one of the best applications of the Marine Air/Ground Task Force?
    • A. 

      Da Nang

    • B. 

      Dewey Canyon

    • C. 

      Tet Offensive

    • D. 

      Hue City

  • 9. 
    What Marine is known for killing a man from 2,250 meters away with a M2 machinegun?
    • A. 

      Dan Daily

    • B. 

      Carlos Hathcock

    • C. 

      Chesty Puller

    • D. 

      John Basilone

  • 10. 
    Which series of battles denied the NVA control of Qui Tri Province?
    • A. 

      Hill Fights

    • B. 

      Da Nang

    • C. 

      Beleau Wood

    • D. 

      Okinawa

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