Vietnam War Printable Pop Quiz
Multiple-Choice Questions: Scroll down for a printable version of this quiz. There are 10 multiple-choice questions & one essay question.
The U.S. campaign of aerial
bombardment against North Vietnam, begun in March of 1965,
was known as Operation _____.
What European country
controlled Vietnam until World War II?
Which of the following was
not used by the
American military in Vietnam?
Who led the Viet Minh in the
Ho Chi Minh
Ngo Dinh Diem
Nguyen Van Thinh
Nguyen Van Thieu
According to what Cold War
philosophy did the United States believe that, if Vietnam
fell to communism, all of southeastern Asia would fall to
Where was the United States
Navy allegedly attacked in 1964?
Gulf of Thailand
Gulf of Tonkin
South China Sea
The Viet Cong and North
Vietnamese Army launched the _____ in 1968.
fall of Saigon
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
The Ohio National Guard shot
and killed student anti-war protestors on the campus of what
college in 1970?
Kent State University
Ohio State University
University of Toledo
The report “United
States-Vietnam Relations, 1945-1967: A Study Prepared by the
Department of Defense,” published by the
New York Times in
1971, is better known as what?
When did Saigon fall to the
DBQ: Document-Based Essay Questions
Base your answer to the questions below on the following statement and on your knowledge of social studies.
“Our purpose in Vietnam is to prevent the success of aggression.
It is not conquest, it is not empire, it is not foreign
bases, it is not domination.
It is simply put, just to prevent the forceful conquest
of South Vietnam by North Vietnam,.”
Lyndon B. Johnson
Imagine that you are an American reading these words in 1966. How might you react to this statement (belief, disbelief, support, condemnation)? Would you support American involvement in Vietnam? Might your opinions have changed by late 1968? Include facts regarding the Vietnam War in your answer.