The Cuban Missile Crisis

Some facts, figures, quotes and dates about the Cuban Missile Crisis. 

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1. Who made a speech to the UN on 21st of Sept, warning that attack on Cuba would mean war with the USSR?

  • USSR Ambassador to Havana, Alexeyev.
  • USSR Foreign Minister, Gromyko.
  • Brezhnev.
  • Khrushchev.
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2. In a speech on 22 October, JFK called upon Khrushchev to halt "this..."

  • "act of aggression against the security of the United States."
  • "aggressive and careless threat to world peace."
  • "reckless and provocative threat to world peace."
  • "provocative and dangerous threat to world peace."

3. How many countries signed the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty?

  • 190.
  • 120.
  • 200.
  • 160.

4. On what date did JFK announce his blockade of Cuba?

  • 22 October.
  • 19 October.
  • 23 October.
  • 20 October.

5. What was the proposal made in the second letter?

  • Removal of US missiles from Japan.
  • Removal of US missiles from Turkey.
  • Concessions in Berlin.
  • US promise of non-aggression.

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