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The U2 incident and the Paris summit of 1960 - Test

1.

Why were the Russians furious about West Berlin?

2.

Why were the Americans worried about Cuba in 1960?

3.

Where was a summit meeting arranged to discuss these tensions?

4.

What date was the U2 plane shot down in 1960?

5.

Who was the pilot?

6.

When the U2 plane was shot down, what did the Americans at first claim it was?

7.

What date was the summit of 1960?

8.

Why did Khrushchev walk out of the Paris summit?

9.

Which of the following was not a result of the U2 incident:

10.

Why was John F Kennedy elected president of the United States in 1961?