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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. By 1996, Massoud's popularity stood where?
(a) Stable.
(b) Gone.
(c) Waning.
(d) Increasing.

2. When was the ISI captured and sold a Russian SU-25 to the CIA?
(a) August 1988.
(b) June 1985.
(c) December 1987.
(d) October 1986.

3. Chapter 12 revealed what about the State Department and CIA in 1991?
(a) In secret competition regarding change of Kabul government.
(b) In secret agreement regarding change of Kabul government.
(c) In open competition regarding change of Kabul government.
(d) In open agreement regarding change of Kabul government.

4. Yosef and his associates also had plans to hijack a plane and crash it where?
(a) CIA headquarters.
(b) Pentagon.
(c) White House.
(d) U.N. headquarters.

5. The ISI Afghan operations director's plans to cut Soviet supply lines were frustrated when Afghan rebels refused to take part in suicide missions for what reason?
(a) They could not infiltrate Soviet lines.
(b) It presented unnecessary risk to civilians.
(c) It was against their religious beliefs.
(d) It was an inhumane method of warfare.

6. Many of the Kandahar Durranis were living where in exile in 1994?
(a) Primarily Southern Africa.
(b) Various parts of the world.
(c) Primarily Middle East.
(d) Primarily Central Asia.

7. While he received money and supplies through the CIA without the Pakistanis knowing it, Massoud had no contact with the CIA during what decade because of the CIA agreement with Pakistan?
(a) 2000s.
(b) 1980s.
(c) 1990s.
(d) 1970s.

8. Most embassy personnel in Islamabad awaited military dictator Mohammed Zia-ul-Haq's help, but he was doing what?
(a) Hospitalized.
(b) Bike riding.
(c) Flower gardening.
(d) Flying to the United Nations.

9. What casualties resulted when Kasi fired upon employees as they entered the CIA headquarters on 23 January 1993?
(a) 5 killed, 3 wounded.
(b) 2 killed, 3 wounded.
(c) 3 killed, 5 wounded.
(d) 1 killed, 4 wounded.

10. Who was the new Department of State special envoy to the Afghan resistance that served from 1989-1992?
(a) Peter Timmons.
(b) Thomas Peterson.
(c) Peter Thompson.
(d) Peter Tomsen.

11. Who became the CIA station chief in Islamabad in July 1986?
(a) Howard Hart.
(b) Duane R. "Dewey" Clarridge.
(c) Milton Bearden.
(d) Frank Anderson.

12. By September 1994, which two nations stopped funding activities in Afghanistan?
(a) Iran, Russia.
(b) Iran, Yemen.
(c) U.S., Yemen.
(d) Russia, U.S.

13. Prince Turki al-Faisal was chief of Saudi intelligence during what period?
(a) 1994-2001.
(b) 1977-2001.
(c) 1987-2001.
(d) 1997-2001.

14. Egyptian Sheikh Rahman suffered from what physical disability?
(a) Blindness.
(b) Deafness.
(c) Epilepsy.
(d) Mute.

15. Where was a champagne party held when the last Soviet troops left Afghanistan?
(a) CIA headquarters.
(b) KGB headquarters.
(c) ISI headquarters.
(d) MI6 headquarters.

Short Answer Questions

1. Gary Schroen, a CIA agent, met with Ahmed Shah Massoud, who was what?

2. Like all students at the time while attending Kabul Polytechnic Institute, what did Massoud have a choice between?

3. What was seen as the biggest threat once the Soviets pulled out of Afghanistan?

4. Saudi intelligence used what type of charities to funnel money to Afghanistan?

5. To what did the Saudis view the Soviet invasion as a threat?

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