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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who occasionally called Eisenhower for advice?
(a) Gerald Ford.
(b) John F. Kennedy.
(c) Lyndon Johnson.
(d) Richard Nixon.

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

3. What was Eisenhower giving advice on?
(a) Media relationships.
(b) The Vietnam War.
(c) The Cuba Crisis.
(d) Russia.

4. Why did the U.S. military want more money?
(a) To build more rockets.
(b) To make more atomic weapons.
(c) To build a carrier fleet.
(d) To build more tanks.

5. What would the Republicans have preferred instead of an armistice?
(a) Withdrawal; but continue funding South Korea.
(b) Install a dictatorial regime in South Korea.
(c) Continuing the war.
(d) A victory.

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

7. What did Eisenhower think the U.S. had enough of?
(a) Airplanes.
(b) Tanks.
(c) Rockets.
(d) Atomic weapons.

8. What did Arkansas do with Central High School in the fall of 1959?
(a) They reopened the school as segregated.
(b) They built classes for the African Americans only.
(c) They installed an all white security.
(d) They rebuilt the school.

9. What happened after Eisenhower requested American scientists have access to more test sites in Soviet Russia?
(a) Stalin threatened Eisenhower.
(b) Khrushchev accepted the request.
(c) Poutin stopped the conference.
(d) Khrushchev stopped the conference.

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

11. What situation required Eisenhower's attention during his 1956 campaign?
(a) Mer el Kebir.
(b) The Suez Canal crisis.
(c) The Yom Kippur War.
(d) The invasion of Aifa.

12. What did people have trouble comprehending, according to Eisenhower?
(a) The power of atomic weapons.
(b) The complexity of an atomic bomb.
(c) What acceptable losses meant.
(d) What M.A.D. was.

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

14. Who announced his intention not to run for President again?
(a) Johnson.
(b) Kennedy.
(c) Eisenhower.
(d) Nixon.

15. How did Eisenhower see the signature of the armistice?
(a) As a defeat.
(b) As one of his proudest achievements.
(c) As a reason to consider resignation.
(d) As a personal shame.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whose grave did Eisenhower have moved to the plot that he and his wife picked?

2. How much of the Iranian oil did the U.S. secure after the involvement of the CIA?

3. What simple things did Eisenhower need to relearn?

4. Who jumped in the Presidential race of 1969?

5. What was Eisenhower's last order to his son and grandson?

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