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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did the Soviets think of Eisenhower's proposal, according to Chapter 13?
(a) They studied it.
(b) The accepted it.
(c) They rejected it.
(d) They made a counter proposal.

2. What did Eisenhower think of a nuclear exchange with the USSR?
(a) The U.S. could prevail with acceptable losses.
(b) There was a 54% chance of a first strike destroying the USSR's capacity to retaliate.
(c) No one could win.
(d) NATO could prevent Soviet retaliation.

3. What was Eisenhower's main concern during 1958?
(a) The Russian space program.
(b) The race to the moon.
(c) The arms race with the Russians.
(d) The Vietnam war.

4. Who did Eisenhower's investigation on Communist influence single out?
(a) Teller.
(b) Oppenheimer.
(c) Fermi.
(d) Bohm

5. What did the U.S. think of Russia's motives for the conference?
(a) They were inconsequential.
(b) They did not trust them.
(c) They were pure.
(d) They were hidden.

6. What did Eisenhower think an armistice was, according to Chapter 13?
(a) A way to save face.
(b) A way to stall.
(c) A defeat.
(d) A victory.

7. Why did Eisenhower forget about doing simple things?
(a) His strokes.
(b) His laziness.
(c) Alzheimer's.
(d) Because since 1941 they had been done for him.

8. What did Eisenhower promise the American people in 1951 if he was elected, according to Chapter 13?
(a) To bolster the aid to France in Indochina.
(b) To win the Korean War.
(c) To repeal segregation.
(d) To go to Korea to make peace.

9. Where did Eisenhower spend his last few days?
(a) At the White House.
(b) At the hospital.
(c) In Normandy.
(d) At his home.

10. What was Eisenhower happy about after leaving the White House?
(a) To be with Mamie again.
(b) To see his grandchild more often.
(c) To hunt more often.
(d) To be a free citizen.

11. What happened to Eisenhower in November 1957, according to Chapter 19?
(a) He had a heart attack.
(b) He broke his pelvis.
(c) He suffered a stroke.
(d) He broke an arm.

12. What was lost at the end of the senate hearing on Communism?
(a) All traces of Oppenheimer.
(b) The plans for the H bomb.
(c) Eisenhower's will to continue being President.
(d) McCarthy's credibility.

13. What advice did Eisenhower give the new President, in Chapter 23?
(a) To not put too much money in the Apollo programs.
(b) To disband NASA.
(c) End the Vietnam War as quickly as possible.
(d) Do not trust Nixon.

14. What did Khrushchev propose to Eisenhower that Eisenhower refused?
(a) A summit in Paris.
(b) A summit in London.
(c) A summit in Ankara.
(d) A summit in Berlin.

15. What did Eisenhower try to set up to prevent an arms race between the U.S. and the Soviets?
(a) Information on German war prisoners.
(b) Information on the whereabouts of Oppenheimer.
(c) Open air skies to allow reconnaissance missions.
(d) An exchange of prisoners.

Short Answer Questions

1. What summit took place in July 1955, according to Chapter 16?

2. Who would the U.S. support if France and Britain did not agree to a cease fire, in Chapter 17?

3. Who occasionally called Eisenhower for advice?

4. Who was the senate hearing interviewing at the start of Chapter 14?

5. What was France trying to get the U.S. to help with?

(see the answer keys)

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