Quiz questions based on A People's Tragedy: the Russian Revolution 1891-24

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1. Which of the following should not be included in the lessons Lenin learned after the 1905 revolution?

  • Armed forces proved to be loyal
  • Oppositions movements separated (workers, peasants armed forces)
  • The political freedoms introduced in 1905 such as newspapers and growth of public institutions
  • Fatal split between liberals and democrats
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2. When did Lenin declare the 'policy of looting the looters'?

  • March 1918
  • Jan 1918
  • Nov 1917
  • Jun 1918

3. 25% of Russian industry was in the hands of foreign owners in1890 and by 1914 this had increased to 40%

  • True
  • False

4. Which answer best explains why the army turned into a revolutionary mob in 1917?

  • Commanders were appointed on account of loyalty to the courts.
  • Commanders had better food and conditions in the trenches than the officer class.
  • Moral discipline weakened as conditions at front worsened.
  • There was a lack of clear command structure in the army.

5. What did Lenin mean when he spoke of the "prison of the peoples"?

  • Socialist parties in Finland, Poland and the Baltic were grounds for persecution
  • The Tsar's motto of Autocracy, Orthodoxy and Nationality subordinated non-russian peoples to cultural domination
  • National movements formed a central part of revolution
  • He was against Witte's comment, "the Jews are too oppressed".


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