IB Russia 1924-53 Knowledge Quiz - By Dan Guiney

70 Questions | Total Attempts: 49

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IB Russia 1924-53 Knowledge Quiz - By Dan Guiney

An end of topic knowledge test for History students from www. Flippinghistory. Net


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was Stalin’s full real name? 
    • A. 

      Koba

    • B. 

      Warrenovich

    • C. 

      Josef Bronstein

    • D. 

      Josif Vissarionivich Djugashvili

  • 2. 
    What had his father’s profession been? 
    • A. 

      Customs official

    • B. 

      Cobbler

    • C. 

      Footballer

    • D. 

      Internet programmer

  • 3. 
    In 1903 the SRs split. What does SR mean? 
    • A. 

      Slippery Rhubarb

    • B. 

      Socialist Revolutionary

    • C. 

      Slovakian Rabbits

    • D. 

      Siberian Rulers

  • 4. 
    In what month of 1917 had Lenin seized power by storming the Winter Palace?
    • A. 

      January

    • B. 

      May

    • C. 

      October

    • D. 

      December

  • 5. 
    Whose (provisional) government had they overthrown? (clue not the Tsar) 
    • A. 

      Putin

    • B. 

      Cheka

    • C. 

      Ivanov

    • D. 

      Kerensky

  • 6. 
    What word did Marx use to describe the poor population? 
    • A. 

      Heroic class

    • B. 

      Middle class

    • C. 

      Proletarian class

    • D. 

      Bourgeois class

  • 7. 
    During the Civil War Reds fought against whom? 
    • A. 

      Blues

    • B. 

      Yellows

    • C. 

      Greens

    • D. 

      Claret and blues

  • 8. 
    During the Civil War which ‘step back’ allowing some private enterprise did Lenin introduce?
    • A. 

      EPN

    • B. 

      NPE

    • C. 

      PEN

    • D. 

      NEP

  • 9. 
    What was the first nickname of Stalin? 
    • A. 

      Koba

    • B. 

      Cutie pie

    • C. 

      Sweetchops

    • D. 

      혁명적

  • 10. 
    What kind of a school had he attended in Georgia? 
    • A. 

      He did not attend school

    • B. 

      Ballet

    • C. 

      Nord Anglia

    • D. 

      Seminary

  • 11. 
    What does the pseudonym ‘Stalin’ actually mean? 
    • A. 

      Caped crusader

    • B. 

      Invincible

    • C. 

      Man of steel

    • D. 

      Ice man

  • 12. 
    What was the word to describe the Tsarist secret police? 
    • A. 

      NKVD

    • B. 

      Cheka

    • C. 

      Okhrana

    • D. 

      KGB

  • 13. 
    How many times had Stalin been exiled to Siberia? 
    • A. 

      Once

    • B. 

      Twice

    • C. 

      Three times

    • D. 

      Eight times

  • 14. 
    Stalin helped set up which Communist newspaper (meaning ‘Truth’)? (Easy question for Sean!)
    • A. 

      Iskra

    • B. 

      Pravda

    • C. 

      Chukra

    • D. 

      Smirnov

  • 15. 
    During the Civil War Stalin helped to defend which famous city which later took the name Stalingrad in WWII? (Easy question for Cesar!)
    • A. 

      Volgograd

    • B. 

      Cesarland

    • C. 

      Moscow

    • D. 

      Tsaritsyn

  • 16. 
    What was Trotsky’s real name?
    • A. 

      Josif Vissarionivich Djugashvili

    • B. 

      Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov

    • C. 

      Lev Bronstein

    • D. 

      Yakov Smirnov

  • 17. 
    What had Trotsky led during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Red Army

    • B. 

      The Smurfs

    • C. 

      The Russian national football team

    • D. 

      A life of sin

  • 18. 
    Which policy did Stalin follow? 
    • A. 

      Socialism in one country

    • B. 

      Permanent revolution

    • C. 

      New economic policy

    • D. 

      Brexit

  • 19. 
    What key role was Stalin given in 1922?
    • A. 

      Chief of Security

    • B. 

      Foriegn Secretary

    • C. 

      General Secretary

    • D. 

      President

  • 20. 
    This post gave Stalin access to how many personal files of Party members?
    • A. 

      6,000

    • B. 

      16,000

    • C. 

      26,000

    • D. 

      36,000

  • 21. 
    Using this post Stalin was able to appoint his henchmen to which body?
    • A. 

      Comecon

    • B. 

      Comintern

    • C. 

      Politburo

    • D. 

      Cominform

  • 22. 
    Who was made head of the Party in Leningrad? 
    • A. 

      Kaganovich

    • B. 

      Ciara-ov (get it?) 

    • C. 

      Kirov

    • D. 

      Laviniasky

  • 23. 
    Which illness did Trotsky unfortunately contract during this period? 
    • A. 

      Malaria

    • B. 

      Coronavirus

    • C. 

      The common cold

    • D. 

      Pneumonia

  • 24. 
    Type 500,000 workers joined the Party between 1923-25 as part of the ‘Lenin ____________’  here. Example: Practice makes you [Blank]
  • 25. 
    Lenin had called Stalin “grubost” in which written work? (his final words effectively)
    • A. 

      How to Be A Right Bolshy Bloke for Beginners Part I

    • B. 

      On War and Imperialism

    • C. 

      April Thesis

    • D. 

      Testament

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