Vietnam War Quiz:
1969

The answers appear after the last question, number 10.

1. On March 18, Nixon began secret bombing of what?

a. Cambodia
b. Hanoi
c. Singapore

2. Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird invented what term to justify American troop withdrawal?

a. Vietnamization
b. Retrograde
c. Neutralize

3. Nixon unveiled this in Guam on July 25.

a. a statue of himself
b. Nixon Doctrine
c. plans to invade the Ho Chi Minh Trail

4. In August, Kissinger met where with North Vietnamese negotiator Xuan Thuy?

a. London
b. Paris
c. Rome

5. Who died at 79 in Hanoi on September 3?

a. Pol Pot
b. Ho Chi Minh
c. Madame Nhu

6. A massive antiwar demonstration was held in what city on October 15?

a. Washington
b. Cleveland
c. Pittsburgh

7. What speech did Nixon deliver on November 3?

a. silent majority
b. light at the end of the tunnel
c. give peace a chance

8. A large antiwar demonstration was held where on November 15?

a. Washington
b. Miami
c. Atlantic City

9. At the end of 1969, the world learned of what massacre?

a. Bien Hoa
b. My Lai
c. Wounded Knee

10. American troop strength in Vietnam was reduced by what by December?

a. 60,000
b. 250,000
c. 2000


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