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Cuban Missile Crisis (Grade 9)

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Cuban Missile Crisis

How long did the Cuban Missile Crisis last?
  1. 17 days
  2. 13 days
  3. 10 days
  4. 15 days
Leonard Brezhnev was the leader of the Soviet Union during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
  1. True
  2. False
Russia agreed to remove its missiles from Cuba after the United states did what?
  1. agreed to remove its missiles from Turkey
  2. launched an invasion of Cuba
  3. deployed missiles to Turkey
  4. attacked the Berlin Wall
What action, rather than a full-scale invasion of Cuba, did the Kennedy Administration take in response to the Russian missiles being placed there?
  1. blockade the island
  2. invade East Berlin
  3. land saboteurs to disable the missiles
  4. launch airstrikes against the missile sites
Who were the leaders of the United States, Russia, and Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis?

Fidel Castro sought a closer relationship between Cuba and Russia after the failed                                               .
Russia was upset that the United States stationed nuclear missiles close to its borders in which countries?
  1. Germany and China
  2. Germany and Turkey
  3. Turkey and Italy
  4. Italy and Sweden
The Cuban Missile Crisis is considered the closest the world has come to full-scale nuclear war.
  1. True
  2. False
The nuclear missiles on Cuba were revealed in aerial photography.
  1. True
  2. False
As a result of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the United States set up a naval base on Cuba at Guantanamo Bay.
  1. True
  2. False

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