Do You Remember The Cuban Missile Crisis? | QuizPug

Do You Remember The Cuban Missile Crisis?

The Cuban Missile Crisis will go down as one of the most tense moments in American history. Do you remember this time in America? Let's find out!
START THE QUIZ!

Question 1/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
What year did the United States become aware of Soviet plans to station missiles in Cuba?
1962
1961
1964

Question 2/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
What reconnaissance did the United States implement to view the missile sites on the Cuban territory?
Submarines
CIA agents
Spy planes

Question 3/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
After Kennedy became aware that the Soviet Union was stationing missiles in Cuba, what did he order the Navy to do?
Set up a partial blockade
Send submarines to the harbor
Bomb the harbor

Question 4/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
Prior to the Cuban missile crisis, what was the agreed limit of territorial waters in the Americas?
24 miles
12 miles
48 miles

Question 5/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
Who was the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union during the Cuban Missile Crisis?
Nikita Khrushchev
Vladimir Lenin
Joseph Stalin

Question 6/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
The U.S. missiles in what country threatened the Soviet Union?
Turkey
India
West Germany

Question 7/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
What was one major cause that started this crisis?
World War II
Bay of Pigs Invasion
The Berlin Wall

Question 8/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
What did both countries agree to do to solve this conflict?
Demand the removal of missiles from Turkey
Demand World War III
Demonstrate peacekeeping policies

Question 9/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
True or false: The final agreement was that both countries agreed to dismantle their arms totally, and stay away from one another.
True
False

Question 10/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
True or false: In 1963, the Soviet Union and the United States signed the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.
True
False

Question 11/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
True or false: The U-2 aerial photographs of the weapons were analyzed inside a secret office that was located above a used car dealership.
True
False

Question 12/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
True or false: To keep news of the crisis from leaking, a concocted cold was blamed for President Kennedy’s cancellation of public events.
True
False

C+, Cuban Missile Crisis Crude

wikimedia.org
Right!
Based on the results of this quiz your knowledge of the Cuban Missile Crisis is fairly limited. Though you may have a general idea of what happened, many of the major facts alluded you. Worry not, in taking this quiz, you learned some valuable information!

B+, Cuban Missile Crisis Mastery

wikimedia.org
Right!
Based on the results of this quiz, you possess a great deal of mastery on the topic of the Cuban Missile Crisis! It's clear that you value history and the moments that changed the world forever. Keep on doing your thing!

A+, Cuban Missile Crisis Expert

wikimedia.org
Right!
Based on the results of this quiz, you are a Cuban Missile Crisis expert! Whether you grew up during this time or learned about it in school, it's obvious that something about this crisis stuck with you. Your knowledge on this topic is both diverse and expansive!
Check Your Answers
Play Again
1
What year did the United States become aware of Soviet plans to station missiles in Cuba?
1962
1961
1964
2
What reconnaissance did the United States implement to view the missile sites on the Cuban territory?
Submarines
CIA agents
Spy planes
3
After Kennedy became aware that the Soviet Union was stationing missiles in Cuba, what did he order the Navy to do?
Set up a partial blockade
Send submarines to the harbor
Bomb the harbor
4
Prior to the Cuban missile crisis, what was the agreed limit of territorial waters in the Americas?
24 miles
12 miles
48 miles
5
Who was the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union during the Cuban Missile Crisis?
Nikita Khrushchev
Vladimir Lenin
Joseph Stalin
6
The U.S. missiles in what country threatened the Soviet Union?
Turkey
India
West Germany
7
What was one major cause that started this crisis?
World War II
Bay of Pigs Invasion
The Berlin Wall
8
What did both countries agree to do to solve this conflict?
Demand the removal of missiles from Turkey
Demand World War III
Demonstrate peacekeeping policies
9
True or false: The final agreement was that both countries agreed to dismantle their arms totally, and stay away from one another.
True
False
10
True or false: In 1963, the Soviet Union and the United States signed the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.
True
False
11
True or false: The U-2 aerial photographs of the weapons were analyzed inside a secret office that was located above a used car dealership.
True
False
12
True or false: To keep news of the crisis from leaking, a concocted cold was blamed for President Kennedy’s cancellation of public events.
True
False

What Do You Think?