Statistics for The Dictator Files: Chairman Mao

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  • The average score is 12 of 19

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
To what island did that leader flee?Taiwan
95%
What country did China annex in 1950?Tibet
87%
What was the name of Mao's economic program that killed tens of
millions of people due to famine?
{Great} {Leap} Forward
85%
Who was the first American President to visit communist China?Richard Nixon
83%
Mao was his family name. What was his given name?Zedong
81%
In what part of Beijing would you find Mao's mausoleum?{Tiananmen} Square
80%
In what war did Chinese forces directly fight against American forces?Korean War
75%
Who was the leader of China before Mao?{Chiang} Kai-shek
73%
What was the name of Mao's effort to destroy traditional Chinese society?{Cultural} Revolution
71%
What sport was used as a diplomatic tool to improve Sino-American
relations in the 1970s?
Table Tennis
66%
What river did Mao claim to swim across with superhuman speed at the age of 73?Yangtze
66%
What book of Mao's quotations has been printed over a billion times?{Little} {Red} Book
64%
Against what country did China fight a brief war in 1962?India
57%
What pop artist made a silk-screen portrait of Mao?Andy Warhol
56%
What 9,000 kilometer journey did the Communist Army take to escape
from government forces in 1934–35?
{Long} March
56%
Who succeeded Mao as paramount leader of China?{Deng} Xiaoping
50%
During what brief period of freedom did Mao encourage people
to openly express their opinions?
Hundred {Flowers}
Campaign
20%
What green substance did Mao use instead of toothpaste (according to his doctor)?Green Tea
19%
What province was Mao from? (Hint: its capital is Changsha)Hunan
18%

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