Marxist IQ: CPUSA history (answers)

March 31, 2020
Marxist IQ: CPUSA history (answers)



1. Which CPUSA leader served time in jail during the McCarthy era and went blind due to the negligence of prison authorities?

d. Henry Winston


2. It is conservatively estimated that Communists spoke with at least ______ youth and students on over 100 campuses as part of this upsurge.

c. 100,000


3. In 1961 W. E. B. Du Bois moved t0 Ghana to work on the publication of

d. The Encyclopedia Africana


4. During the 1960s and 1970s, which organizations did Communists work for, work with, or help build?

a. Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee
b. Black Panther Party
c. Southern Christian Leadership Conference
All of the above.


5. In the early 1970s, after the worldwide campaign led by Communists eventuated in the acquittal of Angela Davis, which Communist-initiated organization was formed out of the roughly 200 local Free Angela Davis Committees?

a. National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression


Score: 0 wrong: Theoretician. Write an article! Teach a class!!

1 wrong: Developed Marxist. Form a study group, join the party.

2 to 3 wrong: Class conscious worker – study harder.

4 to 5 wrong: Danger! deviations possible. study and then study some more lest you drift into the marsh of opportunism!


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