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Mini-Quiz: Fidel Castro's 1960 Address to the U.N. General Assembly: "The Problem of Cuba and its Revolutionary Policy" - Part 1 of 4

by Ron Kurtus (revised 27 November 2005)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. How did Castro open his speech?

With an angry outburst

With diplomatic comments

With a joke about New York traffic

2. What did Castro accuse the United States of doing?

Slandering Cuba's diplomats

Preventing people from emigrating to the U.S.

Ruining his professional baseball career

3. What was one of the first thing Castro's Revolutionary Government do?

Declare a national holiday for Castro's birthday

Lower the rents paid by families by 50%

Purchase new weapons from the U.S.

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Learning from Historical Speeches. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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