The Easter Offensive of 1972: North Vietnam Attacks the South


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Which of the following statements best summarizes the Easter Offensive of 1972?

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the 1792 Easter Offensive. The questions will assess you on how President Nixon dealt with the attack, which cities were involved, and more.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Cities attacked by North Vietnam during the Easter Offensive
  • Easter Offensive's impact on President Nixon
  • The name of the american military response to the attack

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Easter Offensive of 1972
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the name of the 1972 North Vietnamese spring offensive
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the factors North Vietnam failed to consider when planning the spring campaign

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson on The Easter Offensive of 1972: North Vietnam Attacks the South. This lesson can help you to:

  • Identify factors that led to the launch of the Easter Offensive
  • Know key facts regarding the attack, including dates, force size and campaign waves
  • Recognize the impact of America's response to the Easter Offensive