Can You Answer 12 Vietnam War Questions?

Vietnam is one of the most infamous conflicts in world history. Can you answer these 12 basic questions about the conflict?
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Question 1/12

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What kind of war did Vietnam start as?
World War
International War
Civil War
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Question 2/12

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The Vietnam War today is noted as a proxy war between which two countries?
United States and China
United States and Soviet Union
United States and North Korea
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Question 3/12

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What year did fighting in Vietnam start?
1950
1955
1960
1965
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Question 4/12

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What year did the United States send combat troops into Vietnam?
1950
1955
1960
1965
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Question 5/12

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What year did the last American troops leave Vietnam?
1973
1975
1977
1979
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Question 6/12

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When did the Vietnam War officially end?
1973
1975
1977
1979
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Question 7/12

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How many American officers served in Vietnam during the war?
6.3 million
6.7 million
8.3 million
8.7 million
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Question 8/12

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How about many American soldiers were killed during the war?
28,000
38,00
48,000
58,000
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Question 9/12

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About how many Americans are still missing from the war?
1000
2000
3000
4000
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Question 10/12

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How many medals of honor were given out to Vietnam veterans?
120
240
360
480
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Question 11/12

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How much did the Vietnam War cost?
200 Billion Dollars
500 Billion Dollars
1 Trillion Dollars
1.5 Trillion Dollars
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Question 12/12

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Which American President declared the Vietnam War finished?
Kennedy
Nixon
Ford
Reagan
Result
Well, thanks for playing. It is time for you to have to repeat your history classes. You seemed to have forgotten much of the Vietnam conflict and it is time to brush up. Maybe some documentaries or even a class at your community college would be a good place to start.

C+, Repeat Student

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Well done. You managed to answer several of the questions correctly. You have a good understanding of the basics and probably remember everything a lot from when you were a history student. Good job! Maybe it is time to watch a few documentaries to brush up.

B+, History Student

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Great job! You managed to answer most, if not all of the questions correctly. You have a solid understanding of the basics of the Vietnam War. You can proudly call yourself a Vietnam Historian.

A+, Vietnam Historian

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1
What kind of war did Vietnam start as?
World War
International War
Civil War
2
The Vietnam War today is noted as a proxy war between which two countries?
United States and China
United States and Soviet Union
United States and North Korea
3
What year did fighting in Vietnam start?
1950
1955
1960
1965
4
What year did the United States send combat troops into Vietnam?
1950
1955
1960
1965
5
What year did the last American troops leave Vietnam?
1973
1975
1977
1979
6
When did the Vietnam War officially end?
1973
1975
1977
1979
7
How many American officers served in Vietnam during the war?
6.3 million
6.7 million
8.3 million
8.7 million
8
How about many American soldiers were killed during the war?
28,000
38,00
48,000
58,000
9
About how many Americans are still missing from the war?
1000
2000
3000
4000
10
How many medals of honor were given out to Vietnam veterans?
120
240
360
480
11
How much did the Vietnam War cost?
200 Billion Dollars
500 Billion Dollars
1 Trillion Dollars
1.5 Trillion Dollars
12
Which American President declared the Vietnam War finished?
Kennedy
Nixon
Ford
Reagan