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2. 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.

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

  • CIA
  • FBI
  • CSI

4. Why Khrushchev demanded the withdrawal of American troops from Berlin in 1958?

  • It made Capitalist look bad
  • Khrushchev wanted to control all of Berlin
  • Everyone was staying in East Germany

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

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

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