Vietnam War Quiz:
North Vietnamese Leaders

The answers appear after the last question, number 10.

1. He took the surrender from the crumbling Saigon regime on April 30, 1975.

a. Bui Tin
b. Bao Dai
c. Gia Long

2. His name meant "He Who Enlightens."

a. Ngo Dinh Nhu
b. Nguyen Cao Ky
c. Ho Chi Minh

3. Chairman of the National Liberation Front for South Vietnam.

a. Nguyen Huu Tho
b. Nguyen Khanh
c. Tran Kim Tuyen

4. Served as Ho Chi Minh's prime minister from 1950 onward.

a. Pham Van Dong
b. Tri Quang
c. Trieu Da

5. Modern Vietnam's foremost military figure.

a. Tu Duc
b. Vo Nguyen Giap
c. Truong Chinh

6. Before becoming a military leader, he taught in a high school.

a. Tran Kim Tuyen
b. Phan Thanh Giang
c. Vo Nguyen Giap

7. Negotiated with Kissinger as Le Duc Tho's deputy.

a. Xuan Thuy
b. Le Loi
c. Minh Mang

8. This leader moved to Paris in 1917.

a. Ho Chi Minh
b. Ngo Dinh Thuc
c. Ngo Dinh Diem

9. He succeeded Ho Chi Minh as the most powerful figure in Vietnam.

a. Le Duan
b. Duong Van Minh
c. Thieu Tri

10. This North Vietnamese leader rejected the Nobel Peace Prize.

a. Ho Chi Minh
b. Pham Van Dong
c. Le Duc Tho

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Vietnam War Quiz (index)

Answers: 1-a, 2-c, 3-a, 4-a, 5-b, 6-c, 7-a, 8-a, 9-a, 10-c

Vietnam War Destinations, Part 1

Vietnam War Destinations, Part 2

Vietnam War Destinations, Part 3

Vietnam War Destinations, Part 4

The Literary Hootch, Part 1

The Literary Hootch, Part 2

The Literary Hootch, Part 3

Vietnam War History, Part 1

Vietnam War History, Part 2

Vietnam War History, Part 3

Vietnam War History, Part 4

Vietnam War Research Material, Part 1

Vietnam War Research Material, Part 2

Vietnam War Research Material, Part 3

Vietnam War Research Material, Part 4

Vietnam War Humor

The Media

Vietnam War Quiz

Vietnam War Quotations



Political and Government Figures

Trips to Vietnam

The Vietnamese


Vietnam War Films

Vietnam War Fiction

Women Writers

Vietnam War Short Stories

Military Leaders

Vietnam War Documentaries



Vietnam War Poetry

The Wall

African-American Soldiers

Vietnam War Books, Part 1

Vietnam War Books, Part 2

World War II Films (Part 1)

World War II Films (Part 2)

Vietnam War Snapshots

Bonjour Vietnam

Memories Are Like Clouds

A Saigon Party:
And Other Vietnam War Short Stories

General Creighton Abrams

Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN)

Bao Dai

McGeorge Bundy

Ellsworth Bunker

Declaration of Independence
of the Democratic Republic of Viet-Nam
Ho Chi Minh's Speech,
Ba Dinh Square, September 2, 1945

Democratic Republic of Vietnam
Peace Proposal

Pham Van Dong


Military-Industrial Complex Speech,
Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Presidential Press Conference, April 7, 1954

Eisenhower's Letter of Support
to Ngo Dinh Diem

President Ford's Speech
on the Fall of Vietnam, 24 April 1975

French Indochina

J. William Fulbright Testifies
on China and Vietnam, 1966

Vo Nguyen Giap

A History of the 58th Infantry Platoon (Scout Dog)

The Ho Chi Minh Trail

Inaugural Address,
President John F. Kennedy,
Washington, D.C., January 20, 1961

President Lyndon B. Johnson's Address
at Johns Hopkins University:
"Peace Without Conquest" April 7, 1965

President Johnson on U.S. Aims in Vietnam

Nguyen Cao Ky

Edward Lansdale

Letter from President Nixon
to President Nguyen Van Thieu
of the Republic of Vietnam
January 5, 1973

Richard Milhous Nixon's
First Inaugural Address,
January 20, 1969

President Nixon's
"Silent Majority" Speech

Excerpts from the Paris Accords

Peace Proposal
of the Provisional Revolutionary Government
of the Republic of South Viet Nam

South Vietnam

Oliver Stone

Nguyen Van Thieu


A Shot and a Wound
by David A. Willson

Another Vietnam War Story or Two
by David A. Willson

The Assault
by J.E. Colussi

That Year In Saigon:
A Screenplay

Barbie and Ken
Experience the War

A Pedicab Driver
Peddles Through History

A CIA Hired Wife
Bares Her Soul

The Vietnamese Rock Star
Interview on AFVN

Yolanda's Favorite Beggar

Saigon Rumors

General Westmoreland's Houseboy
(and VC Spy) Talks

The Library Card

A Saigon Warrior's Journal