Marxist IQ: ¡Viva la revolucíon cubana! (answers)

Marxist IQ: ¡Viva la revolucíon cubana! (answers)


1. After the Spanish American War, the U.S. compelled the Cuban government to accept a resolution, which give the U.S. the right to intervene to “defend” Cuba’s independence, which became the model for U.S. military interventions throughout Latin America. What is the name of this resolution?


c. The Platt Amendment



2. The number of documented assassination attempts against Fidel Castro is which of the following?


d. 683



3. Despite the economic scarcities created by the 60-year blockade against the Cuban Revolution, Cuba leads both the U.S. and all Latin American countries in


a. comprehensive public health care for its people.
b. full employment for its people.
c. literacy and equal access to education for its people.
d. All of the above



4. Slavery played a central role in the history of Cuba and the U.S., from colonial times to the 19th century. In the late 20th century, Cuba


a. provided crucial aid to save the independence movement in Angola against U.S. and South African intervention.
b. defeated South African forces in the Battle of Cuito Cuanavale, a turning point in bringing about the collapse of the U.S.-supported South African apartheid government (1988).
c. made through its actions the independence of Namibia (formerly South African–controlled “Southwest Africa”) a reality.
d. All of the above



5. In an extreme example of imperialist hypocrisy, the U.S. government maintains which of the following?


b. The U.S. Naval Base Prison at Guantanamo, established after the Spanish American War, is not subject to U.S. legal protection because it is on “foreign soil.”



6. On this 68th anniversary of the attack on the Moncada Barracks, these words made by Fidel at his trial remain true today and in the future:


c. “Condemn me, it does not matter. History will absolve me.”


Your 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 6 wrong: Danger! deviations possible. study and then study some more lest you drift into the marsh of opportunism!