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Cuban Quiz

You're talking about Cuba? 10 Questions.

 
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1

What's the dominant ethnic group in the Cuban population?

  • European (Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese)
  • Mixed black/European/Indigenous
  • West African

2

When did the Cuban Revolution occur, & Castro take control?

  • September 5th, 1967
  • August 3rd, 1975
  • Jan 1st, 1959

3

In Cuba, when does an individual have to pay to attend an educational establishment?

  • After the age of 16
  • Always. If you want to go to school, you have to pay
  • Never -all education, including university, is free

4

Which of these people is not Cuban American?

  • Cameron Diaz
  • Gloria Estefan
  • Jessica Alba

5

Which two items were Cuban citizens allowed for the first time in 2008?

  • access to the internet & cars for personal use
  • mobile phones & personal computers
  • MP3 players & American-made electronics

6

What world event caused Cuba a massive economic blow in 1991?

  • Withdrawal of American aid to foreign countries
  • the collapse of the Soviet Union
  • Global sugar blight

7

Which American writer famously lived in Havana in the 1930s & 40s?

  • Ernest Hemingway
  • William Faulkner
  • Jack Kerouac

8

Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara was actually from another country. Which?

  • Peru
  • Spain
  • Argentina

9

When did the Cold War come closest to nuclear war, according to some historians?

  • When JFK was killed, & Cuba invaded in 1963
  • 1970, when the CIA tried to assassinate Castro
  • During the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1961

10

In early 2008, Fidel Castro's brother took over as leader of Cuba. What's his name?

  • Raul
  • Juan Maria
  • Perez

 

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