Outbreak Of Cuban Missile Crisis

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Outbreak Of Cuban Missile Crisis - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Cuba was the country that proposed the installation of the missiles on its territory.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The USA invaded Cuba during the Bay of Pigs invasion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What was Project Mongoose about? (a) Assassination attempts targeted at Castro and other Cuban leaders (b) Embargo against Cuba (c) Economic warfare (d) Sabotage against Castro's regime
    • A. 

      (a), (c), (d)

    • B. 

      (b), (c), (d)

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Cuba wanted to reveal the installation of the missiles on its territory, but the Soviet Union refused.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Why did the Soviet Union install missiles in Cuba? (There is more than one correct answer)
    • A. 

      Because it wanted to overcome the missile gap

    • B. 

      Because it wanted to counter the US's missiles in Turkey

    • C. 

      Because it wanted to deter any American invasion of Cuba

    • D. 

      Because Cuba wanted it to

  • 6. 
    The USA only found out about the missiles in Cuba when its spy plane took photographs of these missiles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Because the USA did not give any warning about placing offensive weapons in Cuba, the Soviet Union thought it was okay to do so.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The Soviet Union lied to the United States about the missiles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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