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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 2 of 4

by Ron Kurtus (revised 27 November 2005)

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



1. What did Castro's Revolutionary Government do when they took over Cuba's telephone company?

They increased the prices for calls to the U.S.

They re-established normal prices for telephone services

They provided cell phones to all the people

2. How did the U.S. apply unfair economic pressure on Cuba?

They greatly reduced the amount of sugar purchased from Cuba

They bought all of Cuba's sugar, leaving the country without sweets

They prevented radio stations from playing Cuban music

3. What did Castro claim U.S. airplanes were doing?

Making excessive noise by flying low over Havana

Preventing Cuban airplanes from flying to Mexico

Flying over and dropping incendiary bombs to destroy Cuban crops

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