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Hugo Chávez 101: a quiz about Venezuela's ex-president

Hugo Chávez. (Jorge Silva/Reuters)

Venezuela's longtime president Hugo Chávez, whose death was announced Mar. 5, 2013, was a powerful force in Latin American politics for decades. But how well do you know the self-described Bolivarian revolutionary?  Take our quiz and find out!

- Correspondent

1. What was Hugo Chávez’s occupation before he went into politics?

Hugo Chávez served in the military before launching his political career. He eventually reached the rank of lieutenant colonel.

Hugo Chávez served in the military before launching his political career. He eventually reached the rank of lieutenant colonel.

Hugo Chávez served in the military before launching his political career. He eventually reached the rank of lieutenant colonel.

Hugo Chávez served in the military before launching his political career. He eventually reached the rank of lieutenant colonel.

Farmer

 

Military

 

Oil magnate

 

Teacher

 
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