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Question 1: In August, several ________ (ARVN) generals proposed the imposition of martial law, ostensibly to break up the demonstrations, but in reality to prepare for a military coup.
Vietnam Air ForceCao Van Vien1960 South Vietnamese coup attemptArmy of the Republic of Vietnam

Question 2: [76] Sheehan of ________ also claimed that Nhu was responsible for the attacks, and foreign journalists had to smuggle their stories out by asking people leaving the country at the airport to carry documents for them.
Unification ChurchThe Washington TimesInchon (film)United Press International

Question 3: Government sources claimed that in Xa Loi, An Quang, and various ________ pagodas, soldiers had found machine guns, ammunition, plastic explosives, homemade mines, daggers, and Vietcong documents.
TheravadaBuddhismThird Buddhist councilEarly Buddhist schools

Question 4: New York City, New York: ________.
Oxford University PressLondonUnited KingdomJohn Fell (clergyman)

Question 5: [31] Nick Turner of ________ approached Nhu and interviewed him about these rumors.
Dick OlverBloomberg L.P.ReutersThomson Reuters

Question 6: [41] General ________, the brash paratrooper who was South Vietnam's youngest ever general, commanded the III Corps surrounding Saigon.
Pham Ngoc ThaoNgo Dinh DiemTon That DinhNgo Dinh Nhu

Question 7: On June 11, the Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc self-immolated in downtown ________.
Direct-controlled municipalityHo Chi Minh CityVietnamHanoi

Question 8: [68] The ________, which was widely listened to in South Vietnam as the only non-Diemist news source, initially aired Nhu's version of events, much to the dismay of the generals.
Deutsche WelleCNNNHK WorldVoice of America

Question 9: The Xa Loi Pagoda, the largest in the South Vietnamese capital, ________, was the most prominent of the temples raided.
HanoiDirect-controlled municipalityLos AngelesHo Chi Minh City

Question 10: Under Diem, the Catholic Church enjoyed special exemptions in property acquisition, and in 1959, he dedicated the country to the ________.
Mary (mother of Jesus)Saint JosephJesusBiblical Magi


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