CHP. 2- MILITARY HISTORY

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  1. Who was posthumously awarded the Air Force Cross for saving the lives of his entire rescue team by engaging and destroying the first enemy position and advancing to the second during the 17-hour battle of Operation Anaconda?
    A: TSgt John A. Chapman
    B: TSgt Timothy A. Wilkinson
    C: SrA Jason D. Cunningham
    D: SSgt Scott Sather
    A: TSgt John A. Chapman
  2. What humanitarian airlift in 1992 and 1993 provided food, medicine and cargo to the republics of the former Soviet Union?
    A: Operation Provide Comfort
    B: Operation Provide Promise
    C: Operation Provide Hope
    D: Operation Provide Relief
    C: Operation Provide Hope
  3. During the Vietnam conflict,

    A: trying to maintain a US advisory role led to freer rules of engagement throughout the conflict.
    B: American responsibility in the Vietnamese conflict became primarily combat after the Gulf of Tonkin incident and the Senate resolution in 1964.
    C: American presidents from the Johnson years on wanted the conflict to be fought and resolved by the Vietnamese.
    D: President Johnson announced in 1967 that ending US combat in Southeast Asia was a major goal and charged the SecDef with the top priority of Vietnamization of the war.
    B: American responsibility in the Vietnamese conflict became primarily combat after the Gulf of Tonkin incident and the Senate resolution in 1964.
  4. When did Operation Desert Storm begin?

    A: 15 April 1991
    B: 15 March 1991
    C: 15 January 1991
    D: 15 February 1991
    C: 15 January 1991
  5. President Bush announced victory in Iraq on 2 May 2003 in a speech aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln. Whose assessment did he base this announcement on?

    A: National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice
    B: Secretary of State Colin Powell
    C: SecDef Donald Rumsfeld
    D: General Tommy Franks
    D: General Tommy Franks
  6. What was SSgt Parnell Fisher honored for during the Vietnam War?

    A: He was a loadmaster who earned the Silver Star for saving the crew and AC-47 gunship when a flare exploded prematurely, deploying its parachute in the aircraft.
    B: He was a loadmaster who, after suffering 40 shrapnel wounds, fell on an armed flare, dragged it to the cargo door and heaved it out after his plane was hit over Vietnam.
    C: He was the part of the 3d Security Police Squadron and earned a Silver Star for heroics while helping defend Bien Hoa Air Base in Vietnam during the North Vietnamese Tet Offensive.
    D: He was the second B-52 tail gunner to shoot down an enemy MiG.
    A: He was a loadmaster who earned the Silver Star for saving the crew and AC-47 gunship when a flare exploded prematurely, deploying its parachute in the aircraft.
  7. When Iraqi troops defeated a Kurdish rebellion in northern Iraq in April 1991, more than a million Kurds fled to Iran and Turkey to avoid massacres. What operation was a UN Security Council authorized humanitarian relief effort?
    A: Operation Provide Promise
    B: Operation Provide Comfort
    C: Operation Provide Relief
    D: Operation Provide Hope
    B: Operation Provide Comfort
  8. What 1996 operations airlifted displaced Kurds to safe areas in Turkey after Kurdish factions' struggle for power led one to accept Iraqi backing to drive another from the city of Irbil?

    A: Operations Fast Drop I and II
    B: Operations Expressway I, II and III
    C: Operations Quick Transit I, II and III
    D: Operations Mass Transit I and II
    C: Operations Quick Transit I, II and III
  9. How did the US respond to the Cuban Missile Crisis?

    A: SAC and TAC geared up for a possible invasion of Cuba and war.
    B: President Kennedy imposed a naval blockade to prevent any more materiel from reaching Cuba.
    C: President Kennedy negotiated with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev to remove the missiles.
    D: All of the above
    D: All of the above
  10. When did the military draft end?
    A: 27 January 1972
    B: 27 January 1975
    C: 27 January 1973
    D: 27 January 1974
    C: 27 January 1973
  11. US forces landed in South Korea and pursued the beaten North Korean army north of the 38th parallel in September 1950. What event abruptly ended the US-led counteroffensive in late November?
    A: US public opinion shifted against the war.
    B: The UN withdrew its mandate.
    C: The Soviet Union threatened to use a nuclear weapon if the US didn't withdraw.
    D: China entered the war full-scale on the side of North Korea.
    D: China entered the war full-scale on the side of North Korea.

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