Gulf War

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Gulf War.

1. What country did Iraq invade at the start of the Gulf War?
a. Saudi Arabia
b. United States
c. Iran
d. Kuwait
e. Israel

2. Who was the leader of Iraq during the Gulf War?
a. Osama Bin Laden
b. Saddam Hussein
c. Muammar Gaddafi
d. Hasni Mubarak
e. Ahmed Hassan

3. What was the codename for the attack on Iraqi forces?
a. Project Overlord
b. Neptune
c. Operation Desert Storm
d. Operation Desert Fox
e. Enduring Freedom

4. What country did Iraq launch SCUD missiles into as a response to the attack?
a. Israel
b. Syria
c. Egypt
d. Jordan
e. Iran

5. Who was the U.S. president during the Gulf War?
a. Ronald Reagan
b. Bill Clinton
c. Jimmy Carter
d. John F. Kennedy
e. George H.W. Bush

6. What year did the Gulf War begin?
a. 1968
b. 1972
c. 1990
d. 2001
e. 2010

7. Around how long did the Gulf War officially last?
a. 1 month
b. 6 months
c. 1 year
d. 3 years
e. 10 years

8. Who was the military leader of the coalition forces?
a. Dwight D. Eisenhower
b. Ulysses S. Grant
c. Douglas McArthur
d. General Norman Schwarzkopf
e. George H.W. Bush

9. What war started 11 years later after Iraq refused to allow weapons inspectors into the country?
a. Iraq War
b. Cold War
c. Iran-Iraq War
d. War on Terror
e. Afghanistan War

10. Why did Iraq invade Kuwait?
a. Iraq said Kuwait was stealing their oil
b. Kuwait was historically part of Iraq
c. They wanted to control Kuwait's seaports
d. They wanted Kuwait's oil
e. All of the above

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