AQA AS Level History- Struggle for Power in the USSR

A quiz on the struggle for power following the death of Lenin- Chapter 1 in the textbook. This quiz covers the actions of the Communist Party and major Bolsheviks frm 1924-1929.

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1. Who made up the Triumvirate in 1924?

  • Bukharin, Rykov and Tomsky
  • Stalin, Kamenev and Zinoviev
  • Stalin, Trotsky and Bukharin
  • Kamenev, Zinoviev and Trotsky
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2. By 1929, why did people support Stalin in ending the NEP and putting peasants into collectives?

  • The NEP was too expensive
  • The peasants were rioting and causing disruption
  • There were shortages of grain because the peasants did not want to give it to the government
  • There were shortages of grain because the was a famine

3. Who wrote the article "Lessons of October" in 1924?

  • Kamenev
  • Bukharin
  • Trotsky
  • Stalin

4. Who joined together to form the United Opposition in 1926?

  • Stalin, Trotsky and Kamenev
  • Kamenev, Zinoviev and Trotsky
  • Stalin, Kamenev and Zinoviev
  • Stalin, Bukharin and Molotov

5. Why did Trotsky's personality stop him becoming leader of the USSR?

  • He was arrogant and rude, and unpleasant to those he considered stupid
  • He was working-class and the people thought he was coarse and thuggish
  • He had moodswings
  • He was considered too soft

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