GCSE History Quiz - Russia

Quiz including details on Russia, Tsarist rule, the 1905 revolution, the revolutions of 1917, the First World War, War Communism, the NEP, Stalin, the 5 Year Plans and the Great Purges.

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What years were the Russo-Japanese war?
1904-5
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What was the name of the elected parliament set up in 1905?
Duma
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What were the July Days?
A failed communist uprising
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Who was the Prime Minister in 1917?
Kerensky
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What was the Decree on Worker's Control?
Workers could run the factories
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How did Trotsky help the Reds win the Civil War?
He went to the harshest parts of the fighting to motivate the troops
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What was one effect of War Communism?
Famine
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What were the dates of the New Economic Policy (NEP)?
1921-28
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Who was the prime candidate for party leader after the death of Lenin?
Trotsky
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Why did 5-Year plans have to be completed in 4 years?
To make the USSR look more effective than it was
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When did the Bolsheviks seize power?
October 1917
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What was the name of the secret police under Tsarist rule?
Okhrana
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tom

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i'm pretty sure that 4 isn't correct - Rasputin had no influence over the army

Tiula

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He did indirectly - he persuaded the Tsarina to make attacks or to appoint certain generals.

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