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Jeopardy

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Jeopardy

Current news

Korea and at home

Post WW2

Vietnam

Cuban Missile

Vietnam 2

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The final agreement at Yalta concerning the future of Germany was that Germany would be:

    • A) reconstructed and reunited but would remain under strict supervision of the Allies
    • B) divided into four zones based on the position of troops at the end of the war
    • C) divided in half, with East Germany controlled by the Soviets and West Germany controlled by the United States
    • D) allowed to hold a binding vote regarding its preference of either capitalism or communism

A 100

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When Harry Truman assumed the Presidency after Franklin Roosevelt’s death, he believed that

    • Roosevelt had kept him well informed on international issues
    • B) Stalin and the Soviet Union were fundamentally untrustworthy
    • C) Stalin was essentially a good man who could be reasoned with
    • D) the Soviet Union was a backward nation that posed no threat to the United States

A 200

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The Economic Cooperation Administration was also known as the

    • A) Truman Doctrine
    • B) United Nations
    • C) Marshall Plan
    • D) North Atlantic Treaty Organization

A 300

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Over the years, some historians have argued that the Cold War was the result of

    • A) Soviet communist expansionism
    • B) American capitalist expansionism
    • C) ignorance and misconception on the part of both the Soviets and the Americans
    • D) Soviet paranoia about the intentions of the West
    • E) all of the above answers

A 500

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The Korean War began when

    • A) Japanese forces invaded South Korea
    • B) North Korean forces invaded South Korea
    • C) Soviet troops invaded South Korea
    • D) Chinese troops invaded South Korea
    • E) Vietnamese forces invaded South Korea

B 100

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President Truman relieved Douglas MacArthur from command because MacArthur

    • A) failed to stabilize the front in Korea
    • B) ordered the bombing of communist forces massing north of the Chinese border
    • C) publicly indicated his dissatisfaction with Truman’s policy on Korea
    • D) invaded North Korea despite Truman’s orders to halt at the 38th parallel

B 200

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The Korean War resulted in all of the following developments EXCEPT

    • A) a boost to American economic growth at a point when many believed it was about to decline
    • B) an increased confidence in America’s position as a world power dedicated to stopping the spread of communism
    • C) the creation of the office of Defense Mobilization to fight inflation, hold down prices, and discourage union wage demands
    • D) a military stalemate that dragged on until 1953

B 300

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B) an increased confidence in America’s position as a world power dedicated to stopping the spread of communism

B 300

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Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, accused of transferring atomic secrets to the Soviets, were

    • A) convicted and deported to the Soviet Union
    • B) convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment
    • C) convicted, sentenced to death, and executed, despite two years of appeals and public protests
    • D) convicted and sentenced to death, but released after two years of appeals and public protests

B 400

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C) convicted, sentenced to death, and executed, despite two years of appeals and public protests

B 400

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The nation’s most prominent leader of the crusade against domestic subversion was

    • A) J. Edgar Hoover
    • B) Whittaker Chambers
    • C) Joseph McCarthy
    • D) Richard M. Nixon

B 500

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Kennedy decided to remove Diem from the presidency of South Vietnam when

    • A) Diem massacred a large number of Viet Cong
    • B) Diem launched attacks on the country’s Buddhists
    • C) Diem refused to allow American soldiers to engage in combat
    • D) Diem had his own brother shot for treason
    • E) Diem announced he would no longer accept American aid

C 100

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The American commitment in Vietnam increased substantially when

    • A) President Eisenhower sent military forces into combat to aid Diem
    • B) President Johnson asked for and Congress approved the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
    • C) President Nixon initiated “Vietnamization”
    • D) President Kennedy sent the Special Forces into Vietnam
    • E) President Truman ordered an attack of North Vietnam

C 200

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Escalation of the Vietnam War in the 1960s included all of the following steps EXCEPT

    • A) American officials began governing the country in place of the Vietnamese
    • B) American soldiers began playing an active combat role
    • C) American planes began bombing targets in North Vietnam
    • D) American forces began increasing rapidly in number

C 300

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C 400

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One of the primary reasons that the United States could not fully win the Vietnam War was

    • A) the United States employed conventional warfare techniques in an unconventional war
    • B) American military forces were inexperienced and understaffed
    • C) Congress would not allocate sufficient funds to finance the war
    • D) the United States refused to bomb North Vietnam

C 400

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A) the United States employed conventional warfare techniques in an unconventional war

C 400

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Public opinion turned radically against the Vietnam War after the

    • A) United States began to bomb North Vietnam
    • B) Communists captured the capital of South Vietnam
    • C) Viet Cong launched the 1968 Tet Offensive
    • D) American troops invaded North Vietnam

C 500

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A positive effect of the Cuban Missile Crisis was

    • A) the negotiation of a treaty to ban nuclear weapons testing
    • B) Khrushchev’s replacement by a more reform-minded leader
    • C) the slower development of nuclear weapons by the Soviets
    • D) the destruction of the Berlin Wall

D 100

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The Cuban Missile Crisis was resolved when

    • A) the United States launched an air attack on Cuba
    • B) Kennedy accepted Khrushchev’s offer to remove the missiles from Cuba in exchange for Kennedy’s pledge not to invade the island and remove missiles from Turkey
    • C) the Soviet Union agreed to remove the missile bases from Cuba in exchange for an agreement on arms limitation
    • D) the U.S. Senate refused to sanction the blockade and Kennedy had to remove the “quarantine”

D 200

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Kennedy accepted Khrushchev’s offer to remove the missiles from Cuba in exchange for Kennedy’s pledge not to invade the island and remove missiles from Turkey

D 200

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The U-2 Incident of 1960 involved:

    • A) A Soviet test missile that crashed in England
    • B) A downed American spy plane
    • C) A U.S. State Department report that basically labeled the Soviet Union an enemy of the free world
    • D) The testing of the hydrogen bomb by the Soviet Union

D 300

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The Bay of Pigs incident was:

    • A) When the U.S. discovered missiles in Cuba
    • B) When Cuba successfully tested their own atomic bomb
    • C) A failed attempt at ousting Fidel Castro from power
    • D) All of the above

D 400

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The Cuban missile crisis resulted in all of the following EXCEPT:

    • A) The U.S. removing some of its missiles from Turkey
    • B) The removal of Nikita Khruschev from power in the USSR
    • C) A U.S. agreement to abandon the American base at Guantanamo
    • D) A U.S. promise not to invade Cuba

D 500

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President Nixon’s policy of ‘Vietnamization’ of the war in Vietnam called for:

    • A) A full-scale conventional invasion of North Vietnam
    • B) Reorganization of the American army in Vietnam into anti-guerrilla units
    • C) A gradual withdrawal of all American armed forces from Vietnam
  • D) An end to all American military & economic aid to South Vietnam

E 100

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During the Vietnam War, the village of My Lai is significant because:

    • A) It is the first location American ground troops landed
    • B) Americans brutally slaughtered Vietnamese women & children there
    • C) It was the first location the world saw Buddhist monks burn themselves in protest of American intervention
    • D) The village was the last place American troops departed from at the end of the Conflict

E 200

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What nation – in 1954 – saw their forces overrun at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam?

    • A) The U.S.
    • B) The Soviet Union
    • C) France
    • D)China

E 300

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The ‘Ho Chi Minh Trail’ is a reference to:

    • A) The path of destruction cut by the U.S. on their attempt to push the North Vietnamese back
    • B) The underground tunnels employed by the Viet Cong to carry out surprise attacks on U.S. troops
    • C) The Viet Cong supply line from North to South Vietnam
    • D) The forced march of U.S. POWs during the Vietnam War

E 400

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As part of the cease-fire agreement in Vietnam in 1973:

    • A) The U.S. was to withdraw all its troops from Vietnam
    • B) The Viet Cong were to form a new government for Vietnam
    • C) North Vietnam was to withdraw all its troops from South Vietnam
    • D) The U.S. was to stop all economic & military aid to South Vietnam

E 500

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Religious violence has left over 50 dead in the last few days in this country:

A) KenyaB) NigeriaC) BosniaD) Mexico

F 200

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Protesters in Thailand are throwing this in protest:

A) FecesB) BloodC) WaterD) Eggs

F 300

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A man left this in a oven over night after being under the influence of drugs:

  • CatB) DogC) BabyD) Wife

F 400

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Baby

F 400

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A jogger died after being hit by this:

  • RockB) CarC) PlaneD) Stray bullet

F 500

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Plane

F 500

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Cold War

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