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. What did other Bolsheviks think of Stalin in 1924?

  • All other Bolsheviks loved him.
  • They underestimated him, thinking he was uneducated and boring
  • The Left Wing was against him but the Right Wing supported him.
  • They were afraid of him and would do whatever he said
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2. Why did the Right Wing support Stalin in 1925?

  • They belived his policy of Socialism in One Country fit with their wish for gradual industrialisation
  • They believed that Socialism in One Country fit with their wish to end the NEP
  • They wanted to defeat the Left Wing
  • Stalin and Bukharin became close friends

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

  • Trotsky
  • Stalin
  • Kamenev
  • Bukharin

4. Why did Lenin's Last Testament make it harder to find a successor to lead the party?

  • It advised that Stalin should become leader of the USSR, but other Bolsheviks didn't want this.
  • It criticised all prominent Bolsheviks and gave no instructions on what to do after his death
  • No one could read what it said.
  • It was lost, so no one knew what Lenin had wanted.

5. Which policy did Trotsky support in 1925?

  • The NEP
  • Permanent Revolution
  • Socialism in One Country
  • Collectivisation

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