Battles & Operations of the Vietnam War Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The U.S. Marines only had limited success from Operation Starlite because _____.

Question 2 2. Which of the following was a primary objective of the Tet Offensive ?

Question 3 3. The signing of the Paris Peace Accords on January 27, 1973 marked the official end of which of the following?

Question 4 4. How did Operation Starlite break from previous strategy used by the U.S.Marines?

Question 5 5. Which of the following reasons made the Tet Offensive a political victory for North Vietnam?

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Question 6 6. Why did the United States want the South Vietnamese soldiers to engage the National Liberation Front in the Dinh Tuong province?

Question 7 7. Who was the president of the United States during the years Operation Rolling Thunder was in effect?

Question 8 8. One goal of Operation Masher/White Wing was search-and-destroy; what was the secondary goal?

Question 9 9. The goal of Operation Junction City was to drive the 9th National Liberation Front Division and what additional entity out of the III Corps Tactical Zone?

Question 10 10. The Army of the Republic of Vietnam moved into the area of Tan Thoi and Ap Bac after uncovering _____.

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Question 11 11. Operation Rolling Thunder had what was considered a 'classical' target list, compared to the aerial bombing campaigns of WWII. What was it comprised of?

Question 12 12. Why was the Battle for the Ia Drang Valley perceived as a victory for the United States?

Question 13 13. Which of the following cities did North Vietnam NOT attack during the Easter Offensive?

Question 14 14. What was the name of the South Vietnamese-led mission to gather intelligence on and harass the North Vietnamese?

Question 15 15. Approximately how many U.S. aircraft were lost in the Operation Rolling Thunder campaign?

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Question 16 16. What American military campaign significantly diminished North Vietnam's ability to conduct war during the Easter Offensive?

Question 17 17. Which of the following campaigns was NOT used by President Richard Nixon in an attempt to force North Vietnam to the negotiating table?

Question 18 18. Why was the Tet Offensive not considered a military victory for North Vietnam at its conclusion ?

Question 19 19. What was the codename for the operation to evacuate American personnel and South Vietnamese civilians from the oncoming North Vietnamese forces?

Question 20 20. What was William Calley's punishment for his participation in the My Lai Massacre?

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Question 21 21. The Americal Division's execution of 300 Vietnamese and destruction of property at My Lai was formally known as which of the following?

Question 22 22. Which of the following was NOT the location of a major battle during phase II of Operation Junction City?

Question 23 23. Areas that were off-limits to aerial attack included which North Vietnamese sites?

Question 24 24. The Vietnam War officially ended for all interested parties when which of the following occurred?

Question 25 25. When planning the Easter Offensive, North Vietnam assumed all of the following statements to be true, EXCEPT

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Question 26 26. Operation Masher/White Wing represented which American military concept popularized during the Vietnam War?

Question 27 27. Choose which of the following attempts by Congress attempted to curb American military operations in Southeast Asia by imposing financial restraints:

Question 28 28. Which of the following was a byproduct of the successful Operation Starlite campaign?

Question 29 29. Which of the following was an aspect of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution?

Question 30 30. Why was the Tet Offensive initially so effective for North Vietnam?

Battles & Operations of the Vietnam War Chapter Exam Instructions

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