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Are You As Knowledgable About Nicaragua As You Think? Here's A Chance To Test Your Expertise

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September
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1987
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Choose one answer, (a, b, c, or d) for each question. 1 . Nicaragua s roughly the same size as a. Australia b. Iran c. North Carolina d. California 2. The population of Nicaragua is roughly the same as a. Mexico b. South África c. Massachusetts d. Pittsburgh 3. Which does NOT border Nicaragua? a. Honduras b. El Salvador c. Costa Rica d. Carribean Sea 4. In 1980 the per capita income in the U.S. was $9,521 . In the same year Nicaragua's per capita income was a. $7,513 b. $3,241 C$1,347 d.$804 5. In 1 979, before the revolution, Nicaragua had a 48% adult literacy level. What is that level today? a. 33% b. 48% c. 87% d. 95% 6. Nicaragua held general elections Nov. 4, 1 984. Seven political parties were on the ballot and 80% of the population voted. The Sandinistas received what percentage of the vote? a. 29% b. 59% c. 67% d. 100% 7. How many years out of the past 75 have U.S. Marines invaded and occupied Nicaragua? a.O b. 10 c.20 d.30 8. Connect the acronym with the organization. a. FMLN 1 . the largest contra organization b. FSLN 2. the coalition of political opposition organizations in El Salvador c. FDN 3. the Sandinistas d. FDR 4.. the coalition of militaryguerrilla organizations in El Salvador 9. In 1 985, there were 48 leadership positions in the FDN contra military structure. According to the Arms Control and Foreign Policy Caucus, a bipartisan joint House and Senate body, how many of these positions were held by former Somoza National Guardsmen? a.46b.29c.15d.3 1 0. "Unfortunately they (the contra leaders) are not first rate people; in fact they are liars and greed and power motivated. They are not the people to rebuild a new Nicaragua. In fact, the FDN has done a good job of keeping competent people out of the organization." This was said by a. Arturo Cruz, ex-contra leader b. Senator Edward Kennedy c. Robert Owen, aid to Lt. Col. North d. Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega For answers to questions 1 to 10, turn page upside down. 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