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Russian Revolution Quizzes & Trivia

The Russian Revolution in 1917 dismantled the Tsarist autocracy and led to the rise of the Soviet Union. What do you know about this pivotal moment in Russian history? Find out now in this Russian history-centric quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Duma given more power

    • B. 

      Soviet groups established to represent workers.

    • C. 

      Tsar disposed and Republic established.

    • D. 

      Economy restructured so the State owned all industry.

    • E. 

      Peasants able to access land, illegally.

  • 2. 
    What did the February Revolution fail to achieve? (2 answers)
    • A. 

      To end Russia's involvement in WW1

    • B. 

      Alleviate food shortages

    • C. 

      To dispose of Tsar

    • D. 

      To fire Rasputin

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Peaceful & stable society

    • B. 

      Violence amongst soldiers

    • C. 

      Tsarist officials assisted the new Govt. establish itself

    • D. 

      Disagreemenr amongst Social Revolutionaries & Govt. how to stop fighting in the streets

    • E. 

      Peasant Rebellions & uprisings

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Lenin returned to Russia because no one was interested in his Socialist views in the rest of Europe.

    • B. 

      Lenin returned from Switzerland because he was tired of skiing.

    • C. 

      The Germans helped Lenin returnn to Russia so he could get Russia out of WW1.

    • D. 

      Lenin returned to Petrograd to instigate the Proletarian Revolution

    • E. 

      Lenin returned to Russia because he missed his family and friends.

  • 5. 
    Once the October Revolution had taken place and the Bolsheviks were in power which groups opposed them? (4 answers)
    • A. 

      Monarchists

    • B. 

      Mensheviks

    • C. 

      Peasants

    • D. 

      Foreign Troops

    • E. 

      Nationalist groups (Whites)

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Established the People's Revolutionary Court

    • B. 

      Shot and tortured everyone that wouldn't cooperate

    • C. 

      Dressed everyone in Red

    • D. 

      Had Trotsky take over the Red army

    • E. 

      Established the CHEKA

  • 7. 
    After the Civil War  Lenin faced economic chaos and political problems - in response to these problems what did he put in place ?  (1 answer)
    • A. 

      Interest free loans to peasants

    • B. 

      New Economic Policy (NEP)

    • C. 

      Economic stimulus given to stimulate the economy

    • D. 

      Advanced machinery for farming

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      The NEP that allowed people to buy their own farms and buy and sell goods on the open market

    • B. 

      The Industrial Revolution finally took off

    • C. 

      The Russians paid a certain amount of their produce to the state as tax and they kept the rest

    • D. 

      The State controlled all banking and strategic industry

    • E. 

      Improved railway system helped industry