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Quiz Questions

  1. Which Chilean general ruled Chile from 1973 to 1990?
  2. Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung is a book of statements by Mao Zedong better known internationally as what?
  3. One of the earliest aggressive acts by Benito Mussolini's fascist government was the invasion of which country in 1935?
  4. The Cuban communist Fidel Castro took part in the Cuban Revolution in which decade? Whose military junta did he overthrow?

  5. Who overthrew King Idris in a 1969 coup?
  6. Which German word meaning 'leader' is associated with the Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler?
  7. The Russian meaning of the name Stalin is "Man of ..." what?
  8. In which European country did Kim Jong-un attend school in the 1990s?
  9. Who proclaimed himself dictator of Sicily in 1860?
  10. Who overthrew Uganda's Milton Obote in a coup d'etat in 1971?
  11. Which king was founder of the Congo Free State and one of the deadliest dictators in the history?
  12. Led by Pol Pot, what name was given to members of the Communist Party of Kampuchea?
  13. Which country under the rule of Alexander Lukashenko has been described as "the last European dictatorship"?
  14. Emmerson Mnangagwa is the dictator of which country?


  1. Augusto Pinochet
  2. Little Red Book
  3. Ethiopia
  4. 1950s (from 1953 to 1959). Fulgencio Batista
  5. Colonel Gaddafi
  6. Fuhrer
  7. Man of Steel
  8. Switzerland
  9. Giuseppe Garibaldi
  10. Idi Amin
  11. Leopold II
  12. The Khmer Rouge
  13. Belarus
  14. Zimbabwe