How Extensive Is Your Knowledge Of The Vietnam War?

It's one of the most divisive wars in US history. Test your knowledge of the Vietnam conflict with these 12 trivia questions.
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Question 1/12

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Who was the victor at Dien Bien Phu in 1954?
Vietnam
France
America
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Question 2/12

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In what year did the US Congress pass the Tonkin Gulf Resolution, formally allowing US troops into Vietnam?
1954
1964
1968
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Question 3/12

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Which of these statements is true?
The US was allied with North Vietnam against South Vietnam
The US was allied with South Vietnam against North Vietnam
The US was allied with the Viet Cong against South Vietnam
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Question 4/12

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Which weapon was used by US forces in Vietnam?
M-16
AK-47
Glock
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Question 5/12

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America flew 7,000 Huey helicopters during the Vietnam War. How many were lost?
15
2,500
6,300
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Question 6/12

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The Tet Offensive of 1968 was begun by which side?
North Vietnam
South Vietnam
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Question 7/12

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In what year did the US pull its forces out of Vietnam?
1969
1973
1975
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Question 8/12

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When Saigon fell in 1975, what was the city renamed?
Pnomh Penh
Hanoi
Ho Chi Minh City
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Question 9/12

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Approximately how many US soldiers died during the Vietnam War?
18,000
58,000
118,000
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Question 10/12

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As of 2014, how many US soldiers are still unaccounted for (POW/MIA - Prisoners of War/Missing in Action)?
none
526
1,642
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Question 11/12

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From 1954 to 1975, how many US presidents were in office during the entire length of the Vietnam conflict?
4
5
6
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Question 12/12

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The infamous My Lai Massacre of 1968 was perpetrated by which side?
North Vietnam
South Vietnam
The U.S.
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Need to go back and refresh your memory.

C+, The Horror...

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You got roughly half of these right, demonstrating a firm grasp of the period. Congrats.

B+, Charlie Don't Surf

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Congrats on getting all or most of these questions right. You're a real miitary historian.

A+, Real Miitary Historian

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1
Who was the victor at Dien Bien Phu in 1954?
Vietnam
France
America
2
In what year did the US Congress pass the Tonkin Gulf Resolution, formally allowing US troops into Vietnam?
1954
1964
1968
3
Which of these statements is true?
The US was allied with North Vietnam against South Vietnam
The US was allied with South Vietnam against North Vietnam
The US was allied with the Viet Cong against South Vietnam
4
Which weapon was used by US forces in Vietnam?
M-16
AK-47
Glock
5
America flew 7,000 Huey helicopters during the Vietnam War. How many were lost?
15
2,500
6,300
6
The Tet Offensive of 1968 was begun by which side?
North Vietnam
South Vietnam
7
In what year did the US pull its forces out of Vietnam?
1969
1973
1975
8
When Saigon fell in 1975, what was the city renamed?
Pnomh Penh
Hanoi
Ho Chi Minh City
9
Approximately how many US soldiers died during the Vietnam War?
18,000
58,000
118,000
10
As of 2014, how many US soldiers are still unaccounted for (POW/MIA - Prisoners of War/Missing in Action)?
none
526
1,642
11
From 1954 to 1975, how many US presidents were in office during the entire length of the Vietnam conflict?
4
5
6
12
The infamous My Lai Massacre of 1968 was perpetrated by which side?
North Vietnam
South Vietnam
The U.S.