Answers: Quiz 1. General Knowledge about the Vietnam
When did the 1st Bn (Mech), 50th Infantry arrive in
22 September 1967
18 June 1968
13 December 1970
6 September 1971
Which was the first major U.S. Army combat unit to
arrive in Vietnam?
1st Infantry Division
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile)
1st Logistical Command
173d Airborne Brigade (Separate)
What do the letters ARVN stand for?
Allied Returned Veterans of Nam
American Relief for Viet Nam
Army of the Republic of Viet Nam
Army of Regional Viet Nam
What do the letters NVA stand for?
No Viable Alternatives
No Vietnamese Allowed
North Vietnamese Army
What was the primary infantry weapon used by the Communist
U.S. Rifle, Caliber .30, M1 (Garand)
Who was the Commander, U.S. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam
General Frederick Weyand
General Creighton Abrahms
General William Westmoreland
General Maxwell Taylor
Vietnamese Hill Tribes
South Vietnamese Special Forces
Name the U.S. bombing campaign against North Vietnam
between February 1965 and October 1968 ?
Operation Linebacker 1
Operation Rolling Thunder
Operation Linebacker 2
What caliber was the M79 Grenade Launcher?
What was the maximum effective range of the M79 Grenade
Where was the 1st Bn (Mech), 50th Infantry assigned?
Military Region I (I Corps Tactical Zone)
Military Region II (II Corps Tactical Zone)
Military Region III (III Corps Tactical Zone)
Military Region IV (IV Corps Tactical Zone)
What South Vietnamese political district was LZ Uplift
What was the name of the major Communist offensive of 1968?
Counteroffensive Phase VI
Who was the commander-in-chief of the Communist forces?
President Ho Chi Minh
What is the name of the route used by North Vietnam
to infiltrate troops and supplies into the South?
Ho Chi Minh Trail
Highway 1, the Street Without Joy
Mang Yang Pass
What major base in the Central Highlands was the headquarters
of the 1st Cavalry Division, the 4th Infantry Division and the 173rd
Airborne Brigade while the 1st Bn (Mech), 50th Infantry was assigned
Camp Radcliff (at An Khe)
What armored recovery vehicle was organic to a mechanized infantry
M88 vehicle tracked recovery
M543A2 5-ton, 6x6 wrecker
M548 6-ton ammunition carrier with1,500-lb. capacity hoist
M578 vehicle tracked recovery
Who were the principal signatories at the Paris
Nixon and Ho Chi Minh
Westmoreland and Giap
Kissinger and Le Duc Tho
Kissinger and Thieu
What kind of weapon was CS/CN?
Phougas jellied gasoline
Tear gas and nausea (vomit) gas
Riot control cluster bombs
What was the rated maximum speed of the M113A1 armored
personnel carrier in water?