Quiz: Deception and Disinformation: The Propaganda Quiz
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Deception and Disinformation: The Propaganda Quiz
By: Staff
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About This Quiz

Propaganda guides our views on religion, politics and even one another. Take our quiz to see how much you know about some of the most famous propaganda campaigns in history.

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What did the term "propaganda" refer to before the 17th century?
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Who first coined the term "propaganda" to refer to spreading a message?
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Who wants YOU for the U.S. Army?
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Who was the symbol for the U.S. before Uncle Sam?
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Who was Uncle Sam named after?
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What year was the iconic Uncle Sam image created?
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How many copies of the famous "I Want You" poster were printed?
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True or false: The Pentagon has a budget dedicated to propaganda.
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What is the secret message hidden in the 2014 Central American pop song "<i>La Bestia</i>"?
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What is "<i>La Bestia</i>" mentioned in the song?
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What was the message behind the iconic "we can do it!" poster?
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True or false: The woman in the "we can do it!" poster is Rosie the Riveter.
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What company was the "we can do it!" poster designed for?
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Who created the real image of Rosie the Riveter?
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What's under Rosie the Riveter's feet in the famous image?
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True or false: One in four married U.S. women worked outside of the home by 1945.
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What group's rise was captured in the 1915 film "The Birth of a Nation"?
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What year was "Battleship Potemkin" released?
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True or false: "Casablanca" was partially funded by the U.S. government.
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What country's revolution is often associated with Che Guevara?
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What year was the famous portrait of Che taken?
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Who led the Reich Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda?
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What is the English translation of Hitler's "<i>Mein Kampf</i>"?
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True or false: Russia has an army of paid bloggers to spread pro-Russian sentiment on the web.
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What country was the 2016 documentary "Under the Sun" about?
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What city did North Korea show being struck by a nuclear bomb in the 2016 video "Last Chance"?
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What was the 1950 Campaign of Truth designed to fight?
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What book did the CIA slip into Communist Russia as part of the fight against Communism?
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What country enacted a propaganda campaign called the Hundred Flowers Campaign?
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What year did China launch its Great Leap Forward?
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