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What colonial power was in possession of Vietnam from 1883 to 1954?




The Netherlands

54% got this right

Vietnam was a part of the so called French Indochina.

What battle ended colonial rule in Vietnam?

Dien Bien Phu

Ia Drang

Khe Sanh

Xuân Lộc

42% got this right

The communist revolutionaries of Viet Minh won a decisive victory over France.

What international agreement divided Vietnam into two countries in 1954?

Geneva Accords

Geneva Conventions

Treaty of Versailles

Vienna Convention

Hard  26% got this right


What's the name of the bay outside Vietnam, where a pair of US destroyers were attacked early in the war?

Gulf of Tonkin

Bay of Bengal

Bay of Thailand

Liaodong Bay

Hard  31% got this right

In response, the USA passed a resolution allowing the president to retaliate with any measures he considered necessary.

Who was the leader of North Vietnam?

Ho Chi Minh

Ngo Dinh Diem

Ton Duc Thang

Vo Nguyen Giap

62% got this right

Ho Chi Minh is known to have used anywhere between 50 and 200 aliases.

What was the title of a gradual and sustained aerial bombardment campaign conducted by the US in Vietnam?

Operation Rolling Thunder

Operation Custom Tailor

Operation Linebacker

Operation Pony Express

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The operation became the most intense air/ground battle waged during the Cold War period.

Which was a major offensive campaign carried out by North Vietnam in 1968?

Tet offensive

Easter offensive

Ho Chi Minh campaign

Spring offensive

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It was a coordinated series of North Vietnamese attacks on more than 100 cities and outposts in South Vietnam.

Where is Hanoi?

Hard  20% got this right

Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam.

At what University does the national guard open fire on unarmed students during an anti-war protest in 1970

Kent State University

Claremont McKenna College

Columbia University

University of Michigan

Hard  25% got this right

Twenty-eight guardsmen opened fire on a crowd of students, killing four and wounding nine.

In what year did North Vietnam ultimately capture Saigon?





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