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Fidel Castro Quiz

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Fidel Castro led a successful revolution in what nation which he then ruled for half a century?
Cuba
Venezuela
Panama
Bolivia

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What is the name of Fidel Castro's brother and close political ally who succeeded Fidel Castro to the position of President of Cuba?
Caesar Castro
Raul Castro
Hectore Castro
Fernand Castro

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Fidel Castro and his allies were united in their support of what ideology?
Theocracy
Libertarianism
Communism
Anarchism

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Fidel Castro was originally from what eastern province of Cuba?
Havana
Artemisia
Verus
Oriente

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Historians believe Castro's path to becoming a revolutionary began when he attended what college where he studied law?
Coughlin-Grace Public University
Roosevelt University
Batista Private University
University of Havana

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What is the name of this Cuban dictator whom Castro launched his revolution to depose?
Fernandes Colter
Ruiz Miranda
Fulgencio Batista
Isidor Fortisse

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What is the name of the failed attack which Castro led in 1953 against Batista's government?
The St. Sebastian Mission Attack
The Moncada Barracks Attack
The Havana Suburbs Attacks
The Gentier Military Base Attacks

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Taken from the date of the Moncada Barracks Attack, what was the name of Castro's revolutionary organization and later political party?
The January 1st Movement
The 26th of July Movement
The August 18th Movement
The November 30th Movement

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What is the name of the period of economic downturn starting in 1991 where Cuba experienced a vast depression because of the collapse of the Soviet Union?
The Special Period
The Power Period
The Agency Period
The Sullen Period

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What is the name of the event in 1961 where a U.S.-backed invasion of Cuba was repelled by Fidel Castro?
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The Bay of Pigs Invasion
The Port of Prince Invasion
The Invasion of San Miguel
The Invasion of the King James

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Due to the Bay of Pigs Invasion, Cuba asked for the U.S.S.R. to send weapons of mass destruction to deter any further attacks. The resulting period of nuclear tensions is commonly called what?
The Boiling Point
The Terror of '62
The Triangle Entente
The Cuban Missile Crisis

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What is the name of this other communist revolutionary who was an ally of Castro's as the two attempted revolutions throughout Latin America?
Antoni Gibralter
Simon Bolivar
Ferdinand Penzance
Che Guevara

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For a period of around four years, Castro led a collection of developing nations who were not allied with any established global power. What was the name of this group of developing nations?
The Unaffiliated Bloc
The Undecided Bloc
The Equilibrium Bloc
The Non-Aligned Bloc

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Which of the following terms is the name of the shift among Latin American countries to embrace more left-wing politics at the end of the 20th Century?
The Red Surge
The Pink Tide
The Blue Cover
The Orange Rebirth

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The National Cultural Council was a government organization which Castro founded to accomplish what function in Cuban society?
The censorship of media and art
The conscription of soldiers
The training of spies to infiltrate America
The rationing of basic supplies

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