Statistics for The Dictator Files: Fidel Castro

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  • The average score is 13 of 20

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What U.S. sponsored invasion was launched to try to overthrow Castro in 1961?Bay of {Pigs}
96%
What 1962 event nearly triggered WWIII?Cuban {Missile} Crisis
94%
What party did Castro lead?Communist Party of Cuba
93%
What famous Argentian revolutionary fought alongside Castro?Che Guevara
92%
What country propped up Cuba's finances until 1991?Soviet Union
92%
What Canadian leader effusively praised Castro upon his death in 2016?Justin Trudeau
77%
What sport did Castro play?Baseball
77%
What is the name of Fidel Castro's brother?{Raúl} Castro
75%
Supposedly, the CIA once discussed killing Castro using an exploding ____.Cigar
74%
Who was Castro's favorite writer? (Hint: an American who spent time in Cuba)Ernest Hemingway
72%
What disease did Cuba contain by putting people testing positive in camps?AIDS
71%
To what former Portuguese colony in Africa did Cuba send 18,000 troops in 1975?Angola
66%
With what Venezuelan leader did Castro develop a close friendship?Hugo Chávez
66%
What dictator did Castro overthrow in 1959?Fulgencio Batista
55%
Ruling for 50 years, Castro had the longest reign of any non-_____ head of state
in world history.
Royal
47%
What rum company fled Cuba after their property was nationalized in 1960?Bacardi
45%
What movement did Cuba join, and even chair, despite its close alliance
with the above country?
Non-{Aligned} Movement
30%
During what event did Cuba ship 125,000 refugees, dissidents, criminals,
asylum patients, and homosexuals to the U.S. in 1980?
Mariel {boat}lift
27%
What city's Moncada Barracks did Castro attack in 1953?Santiago de Cuba
20%
What speech did Castro give in court to defend his actions in the above attack?History Will {Absolve} Me
18%

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