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Mini-Quiz: Strange Life of Lee Harvey Oswald: Adventure Years

by Ron Kurtus (revised 19 January 2022)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. Why did Oswald want to leave the Marines?

He was picked on and didn't agree with their beliefs

They refused to promote him to squad leader

He did not want to return to duty in Japan

2. Why did Oswald want to leave Russia?

He was ordered to do so by his boss at the CIA

His wife Marina wanted to move to California

He found the political environment oppressive

3. Why was Lee handing out handbills near the USS Wasp?

Because he used o serve on the USS Wasp as a Marine

To protest the blockade of Cuba by American ships

Because David Ferrie said it would stir up trouble in the FBI

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in understanding the Biographies of famous people. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

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Resources and references

Ron Kurtus' Credentials


Chronology of Oswald's life - Marquette University

Lee Harvey Oswald - Famous Texans

Lee Harvey Oswald - Spartacus Schoolnet, United Kingdom

Lee Harvey Oswald in Russia - Conspiracy theory

The Assassination Goes Hollywood - Refuting "facts" of Oliver Stone movie JFK

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The Missing Chapter: Lee Harvey Oswald in the Mideast

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