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McClintock High School Class of 1970 - Vietnam
1966-1970 Trivia Quiz

1. What is the official name of Vietnam?
A - Socialist Republic of Vietnam
B - Hà Nội
C - People's Republic of China
D - Van Lang Society
E - North/South Vietnam
F - Viet Nam

2. In what continent is Vietnam located?
A - Africa
B - Asia
C - South America
D - Antarctica
E - Australia
F - Ociana

3. What was the capital of the independent state of South Vietnam from 1954 to 1975?
A - Ho Chi Minh City
B - Hai Phong
C - Nguyen Tan Dung
D - Da Nang
E - Ninh
F - Saigon

4. What is the capital of Vietnam?
A - Da Nang
B - Hai Phong
C - Ha Noi
D - Phu Lam
E - Hanoi
F - Thanh Pho Ho Chi Minh

5. What monetary unit is used in Vietnam?
A - ingots
B - franc
C - yen
D - Tonkin
E - hào
F - đồng

6. Before the US decided to increase its involvement in the Vietnam War, what was the primary nation opposing the activities of Ho Chi Minh?
A - France
B - New Zealand
C - South Korea
D - Thailand
E - Germany
F - Italy

7. What is the city of Saigon called today?
A - Hai Phong
B - Hanoi
C - Ho Chi Minh City
D - Da Nang
E - Lai
F - Truong

8. What attack by the N Vietnamese in 1968 targeted the major cities and coincided with the lunar new year festival?
A - Battle of the Hamlet of Ap Bac
B - Seige of Khe Sank
C - Tet Offensive
D - First Battle of Saigon
E - Eastertide Offensive
F - Operation Prairie

9. What is the name of the massacre of hundreds of Vietnamese civilians by US soldiers?
A - Fall of Saigon
B - Ap Bac
C - Hamburger Hill
D - Operation Pegasus
E - Mai Lai Massacre
F - Ranch Hand

10. About how many American were killed or listed as MIA?
A - 10,000
B - 59,000
C - 250,000
D - 1/2 a million
E - 1 million
F - 3 million

11. One of our 1968 classmates, Anthony Figueroa, gave his life in Vietnam in what year?
A - 1968
B - 1969
C - 1970
D - 1971
E - 1972
F - 1973

12. How many Vietnamese were killed or listed as MIA?
A - 10,000
B - 59,000
C - 250,000
D - 1/2 million
E - 1 million
F - 3 million

13. The US began withdrawing from ground combat roles according to the Nixon Doctrine called . . .
A - National Liberation Front
B - Phoenix Program
C - Vietnamization
D - Lam Son 719
E - Peace Talks
F - There was no Nixon Doctrine

14. The Viet Cong were called 'Charlie' by Americans because . . .
A - The first American soldier to use it was named Charlie
B - Also another name for CIVILIANS
C - The letter in the NATO phonetic alphabet for 'V' is Victor and 'C' is Charlie
D - It came from the first battle at Charlie Hill
E - Operation Charlie was a very successful seige
F - The Charlie Offensive is military strategy

15. What city did half a million demonstrators take part in an anti-war demonstration in 1969?
A - Los Angeles
B - Washington DC
C - Phoenix
D - Chicago
E - Houston
F - Philadelphia

16. Which of the following was NOT a weapon used in Vietnam?
A - Curtis C-46D Commando
B - M-16 Rifle
C - A-72 Light Antitank Weapon
D - M-203 Grenade Launcher
E - Browning .50 Cal Machine Gun
F - M-67 Recoilless Rifle

17. How many American women's names appear on the Vietnam War Memorial Wall?
A - none
B - four
C - eight
D - twelve
E - sixteen
F - twenty

18. During the Vietnam war, how many men/women received the Medal of Honor?
A - 9
B - 75
C - 101
D - 244
E - 502
F - 603

19. The Vietnam Memorial Wall was designed by
A - Frank Lloyd Wright
B - Leonardo da Vinci
C - John Nash
D - OBRA Architects
E - Christopher M. Lyle
F - Maya Lin

20. The movie that best depicts Vietnam to many who were there is
A - The Deer Hunter
B - Patton
C - The Great Escape
D - Das Boot
E - Schindler's List
F - Black Hawk Down

21. Which of the following popular songs was NOT about Vietnam?
A - Goodnight Saigon
B - It's a Long Way to Tipperary
C - Billy Don't Be A Hero
D - Eve of Destruction
E - Alice's Restaurant
F - Happy Xmas

22. What is the significance of the date September 14?
A - the first day troops were sent to Vietnam
B - the first birthday drawn from the first draft lottery
C - when we discovered the area called the Iron Triangle
D - the day Veitnam's temperature fell below 0 degrees
E - peace talks began
F - end of the cold war

23. Was was the 'Hanoi Hilton' used for?
A - prison
B - military headquarters
C - supply distribution center
D - hospital
E - rest and relaxation station
F - South Vietnam training center

24. What Arizona senator was flying his A-4E Skyhawk when shot down over Hanoi and became a POW for 5 1/2 years?
A - Jon Kyl
B - John McCain
C - Barry Goldwater
D - Pat Tillman
E - John Shadegg
F - Ira Hayes




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