The Vietnam War: Fast Facts

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Kennedy’s assassination in November ... brought his Vice President, ... to the presidency.
    • A. 

      1955 - Harry S. Truman

    • B. 

      1963 - Lyndon B. Johnson

    • C. 

      1969- Richard Nixon

  • 2. 
    The French evacuated Vietnam in 1954 after the Geneva Accord which divided the country in two.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Lyndon B. Johnson officially declared war against North Vietnam in ... 
    • A. 

      1950

    • B. 

      1955

    • C. 

      1965

    • D. 

      1970

  • 4. 
    The Cold War took place.... It is a clash between ...
    • A. 

      After WWII - two ideologies: capitalism and communism

    • B. 

      Before WWII - two countries: the USA and the USSR

    • C. 

      After WWII - two religious communities: Muslims and Jews

  • 5. 
    The domino theory in the USA was the belief that if one country falls to communism, other countries nearby will follow.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    President Nixon was elected after Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency
    • A. 

      In 1963

    • B. 

      In 1965

    • C. 

      In 1969

  • 7. 
    The USA fought against the communist guerilla forces of ... who were called ...
    • A. 

      South Vietnam - South Vietnamese Army

    • B. 

      North Vietnam - The Viet Cong

  • 8. 
    In the US, many people protested against the war because of...
    • A. 

      The draft : young men had to serve in the army, they had no choice.

    • B. 

      The death of Vietnamese civilians and American soldiers

    • C. 

      The imperialistic intentions of the USA

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Nixon was elected with the promise to start a policy of...
    • A. 

      Vietnamization - a progressive withdrawal of US troops from Vietnam

    • B. 

      Americanization - sending more US troops to Vietnam

  • 10. 
    Richard Nixon had to resign after many scandals in 1974.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    American troops left Vietnam in... after the Paris Peace Agreement.
    • A. 

      1968

    • B. 

      1970

    • C. 

      1973

    • D. 

      1978

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