Fidel Castro Quiz Questions

1)  What is the full name of Fidel Castro?
A) Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz
B) Fidel Alejandro Castro
C) Fidel Ruz
D) Fidel Castro Ruz
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2)  When did Fidel Castro become the 17th President of Cuba?
A) 1961-2011
B) 1976-2008
C) 1959-1976
D) 2006-2008
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3)  Who succeeded Fidel Castro after his presidency in 2008?
A) Raúl Castro
B) Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado
C) Blas Roca Calderio
D) Manuel Urrutia Lleó
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4)  What was Castro's political party when he became the president of Cuba?
A) Orthodox Party
B) 26th of July Movement
C) Republican Party
D) Communist Party of Cuba
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5)  What degree did Castro finiish?
A) Law
B) Medicine
C) Biology
D) Zoology
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6)  Where did Castro finish his college degree?
A) Moscow State University
B) Yale University
C) Stanford University
D) University of Havana
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7)  When did Castro serve as Prime Minister of the Republic of Cuba?
A) 1976-2008
B) 1961-2011
C) 1959-1976
D) 1959-2008
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8)  Where is the birth place of Castro located?
A) Biran
B) Havana
C) Santiago de Cuba
D) Galicia
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9)  Who was the Cuban President that Castro planned to overthrow by launching a failed attack on the Moncada Barracks in 1953?
A) Fulgencio Batista
B) Raúl Castro
C) Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado
D) José Miró Cardona
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10)  What was the revolutionary group formed by Castro along with Che Guevara and his brother Raúl Castro?
A) Orthodox Party
B) 26th of July Movement
C) Communist Party of Cuba
D) Soviet Movement
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11)  What was the model of development adopted by Castro which converted Cuba into a one-party socialist state under Communist Party rule; the first in the Western hemisphere?
A) Cuban nationalism
B) Revolutionary
C) Communism
D) Marxist-Leninist
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12)  Where was the original hometown of Fidel Castro's father before it migrated to Cuba?
A) Holguin Province, Cuba
B) Birán, Oriente Province
C) Galicia, Northwest Spain
D) Santiago de Cuba
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13)  How old was Fidel Castro when he was baptized as a Roman Catholic?
A) 2
B) 8
C) 10
D) 11
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14)  What was the Jesuit-run school where Castro transferred to study in 1945?
A) University of Havana
B) Partido Auténtico's
C) El Colegio de Belén
D) Carlos Prío Socarrás
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15)  What was the political party founded by veteran politician Eduardo Chibás joined by Castro 1947?
A) Communist Party of Cuba
B) Partido Ortodoxo
C) 26th of July Movement
D) American Imperialism
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16)  Where did Castro and his wife and his wife, Mirta Díaz Balart, spend their honeymoon?
A) San Francisco
B) Texas
C) Los Angeles
D) New York City
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17)  What was the underground newspaper aimed to go against Batista's regime?
A) El Salvador
B) Partido Ortodoxo
C) El Acusador
D) Partido Auténtico
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18)  Who was the independence leader whom Casto saw himself as the heir?
A) Carlos Prío Socarrás
B) José Martí
C) Jorge Eliécer Gaitán Ayala
D) Juan Peron
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19)  Where did Castro stay after he was sentenced to 15 years of imprisonment?
A) house arrest
B) Cienfuegos
C) Model Prison
D) Havana
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20)  Who is the historian and journalist that considered Castro as one of the most extraordinary political figures of the twentieth century?
A) Fulgencio Batista
B) Richard Gott
C) José Antonio Echevarría
D) Alberto Bayo
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