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2. Cuba is in the US' 'back yard.' How far is Cuba from the US coast?

  • 90 miles.
  • 120 miles.
  • 40 miles.
  • 80 miles.

3. What was the name of the US military manoeuvre that took place in March 1962?

  • Bay of Pigs Fiasco.
  • Operation Mongoose.
  • Operation Quick Kick.
  • Operation Rolling Thunder.

4. On what date did Khrushchev dismantle the missiles in Cuba?

  • 29 October.
  • 26 October.
  • 28 October.
  • 30 October.

5. The flaw in the 1963 partial test ban treaty was that...

  • It meant the USSR could gain nuclear parity with the US.
  • Tests could still go on underground.
  • The USSR didn't sign.
  • Tests could still go on underwater.

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