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

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!

2. What event in 1992 brought Chávez into the Venezuelan political spotlight?

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Hugo Chávez.

Announcement of his presidential campaign

A failed coup attempt by Chávez

Chávez's honorable discharge

His successful military operation against rebels

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