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Mao Zedong Quiz

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What is the name of the communist political party that Mao Zedong helped found and control throughout his life?
The Chinese Communist Party
The Red Dawn
The Sino-Soviet Alliance
The Fourth Path Party

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In 1927, Mao began what failed rebellion which sought to create an independent socialist nation in Hunan and Jiangxi?
The Hunan Spring Uprising
The Mao-Hua Uprising
The Autumn Harvest Uprising
The Burning Dale Uprising

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The Autumn Harvest Uprising installed what brief communist government in China?
The New Imperium of Central China
The Theocracy of Xine
The Jiangxi Republic
The Hunan Soviet

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In 1940, Mao Zedong led the Chinese Land Reform where his supporters en masse murdered people of what occupation?
Landlords
Bankers
Journalists
Politicians

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During the Chinese Civil War, Mao's Chinese Communist Party fought against what nationalist organization that opposed them?
The Gai Lei
The Gerinochs
The Kuomintang
The Yi-Zet-To

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What is the name of this Kuomintang leader and founder of the Republic of China who served as Mao's primary enemy during the Chinese Civil War?
Chaing Kai-Shek
Hua Guofeng
Yan Xishan
H. H. Kung

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When Mao Zedong took over China, he installed a government that he named which of the following?
West Taiwan
The People's Republic of China
The Glorious Land of China and All Its Fair People
The National Congress of the One China

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Mao Zedong, during his cultural revolution, forced citizens to carry around books filled with quotes from him. What is the common name given to this book whose official name was Quotations from Chairman Mao Zedong?
Law
The Little Red Book
Decrees of Him
The Passport of Mao

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Mao Zedong broke ties with the Soviet Union because he felt what successor to Joseph Stalin was too liberal to be a true communist leader?
Nikita Khrushchev
Yuri Andropov
Mikhail Gorbachev
Leonid Brezhnev

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Mao Zedong massively restructured China's government through his "Three Anti's Campaign." Which of the following was NOT one of the three specific vices that he claimed the "Three Anti's Campaign" was meant to eliminate?
Violence
Bureaucracy
Waste
Corruption

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What is the name given to Mao's program of forcing agricultural workers to develop an industrial economy for China in a way that left millions to starve from food shortages?
The Marvel of the Billion
The Coronation of the Ganges
The March Toward Tomorrow
The Great Leap Forward

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In the early 1950s, Mao ordered China's armed forces to battle a U.N. coalition that was fighting to bring an end to what war?
The Laotian War
The Cambodian War
The Vietnam War
The Korean War

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What 1955 campaign saw Mao falsify charges to purge his critics and dissidents within China and then execute them to effectively gain a full monopoly over the country's political authority?
The Reixi Purge
The Sufan Movement
The Marco Polo Bridge Incident
The Whisper

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What is the common name given to the student-led paramilitary organization that Mao created to hunt down possible political opponents in academia and business sectors throughout China?
The Marksmen
The Praetorian Guard
The Ballasts
The Red Guards

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Mao Zedong helped to sponsor the terrorist organization Khmer Rouge so that they could conquer what Asian nation?
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Indonesia
South Korea
Cambodia
Vietnam

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