Cuban Revolution/ Missile Crisis Quiz

All of these questions are related to the revolution which took part in Cuba in the 1950's, or Cuba's involvement in the Cold War shortly afterwards.
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Name of the former army sergeant who seized power during an election in which he was running for president
Fulgencio Batista
And the year in which he did it
1952
Name of the army barracks Fidel Castro attacked in 1953
Moncada Barracks
According to Castro in his trial following this attack, what will absolve him?
History
Name of the beret-wearing doctor who joined Castro's cause in Mexico
Ché Guevara
Birth country of the above
Argentina
And country of death
Bolivia
Name of the boat which carried the rebels back to Cuba from Mexico
Granma
Number of people aboard said boat
82
City in which the 'beret-wearing doctor' from Q5-7 famously defeated a much larger force in December 1958
Santa Clara
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U.S. city which thousands of wealthier Cubans fled to in the wake of the revolution
Miami
Site of the failed American invasion in April 1961
Bay of Pigs
Number of days the Missile Crisis lasted
13
Cuba was seen as a base for missiles for which superpower?
Soviet Union
U.S. President at the time
John F. Kennedy
Name of his attorney general brother
Robert
Name of Soviet ambassador who the aforementioned attorney general covertly negotiated with
Anatoly Dobrynin
Country from which America agreed to remove their missiles in return for the removal of missiles from Cuba
Turkey
Name of U.S. President's counterpart who agreed to this deal
Nikita Khrushchev
Name of Fidel's brother who succeeded him in 2008
Raúl Castro
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Level 17
May 2, 2018
Good Quiz. Especially for Revision for the exams