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A Fun Zone's Trivia Question #22

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In 1979, a US embassy was taken over by students, and 52 people were held hostage for 444 days. In what country did this take place?

1. Iraq
2. Angola
3. Kuwait
4. Iran





 

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In 1979, a US embassy was taken over by students, and 52 people were held hostage for 444 days. In what country did this take place?

Correct answer:
Iran

Incorrect answers:
Iraq
Angola
Kuwait

Interesting Info:
The students were protesting the U.S.'s admission of the Shah of Iran for medical treatment. Carter's failure to solve the crisis helped lead to the election of Ronald Reagan.