History - The Cold War

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1. What action taken in April 1962 increased tensions already running high as a result of the failure of the Vienna Summit and the building of the Berlin Wall?

  • America placed nuclear missiles in Turkey.
  • Khrushchev and Nixon had a public argument - "the Kitchen debate" - during a visit to a US Trade Fair.
  • The Americans would not let Khrushchev visit Disneyland during a visit to Los Angeles.
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2. Who was the American-backed dictator of Cuba before Castro's successful revolution in 1959?

  • Colonel Batista
  • Che Guevara
  • Colonel Sanders

3. Which of these was not a result of the Cuban Missile Crisis?

  • Kennedy lost prestige.
  • A telephone "hot-line" was set up.
  • A Nuclear Test Ban Treaty was signed.

4. Which American organisation funded, trained, armed and transported the invasion of Cuba in April 1961?

  • CSI
  • CIA
  • FBI

5. Where did the failed invasion force land?

  • Gulf of Tonkin
  • Bay of Pigs
  • Guantanamo Bay


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