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iGCSE History (Germany 1919 - 1945) Quiz on The Spartacist Uprising, created by Drew Bott on 26/10/2019.

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The Spartacist Uprising

Question 1 of 12

1

The Spartacists were supporters of the Kasier

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation

Question 2 of 12

1

The Spartacists were communists

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation

Question 3 of 12

1

The leader of the Spartacists was Friedrich Ebert

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation

Question 4 of 12

1

The Spartacists wanted the German Revolution to go further ...they wanted Soviets (councils) of workers and soldiers to Govern the country.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation

Question 5 of 12

1

When did the Spartacists carry out their Uprising?

Select one of the following:

  • January 1918

  • January 1919

  • January 1920

Explanation

Question 6 of 12

1

The Uprising began with a demonstration of 100,000 workers in Berlin

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

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Question 7 of 12

1

Which of the following is true...(select all that apply)

Select one or more of the following:

  • Rosa Luxembourg &Karl Liebknecht ‘took control’ of the workers’ demonstration

  • The workers were unarmed

  • They seized control of the Reichstag

  • Some demonstrators returned home frustrated by a lack of leadership

  • Friedrich Ebert called on the support of the Freikorp

  • Over 100 workers were killed

  • Rosa Luxembourg & Karl Liebknecht were arrested and then murdered by the Freikorps

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Question 8 of 12

1

The failed uprising caused a rift between the communists and the Social Democrats.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation

Question 9 of 12

1

The Spartacist Uprising was quite probably doomed to failure from the start. They lacked military training and equipment, were a coalition of groups with differing visions for the future of Germany and had no clear chain of command. Against the German army and the Freikorps there was probably little doubt of the outcome.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

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Question 10 of 12

1

What else was going on at the time of the Spartacist Uprising?

Select one or more of the following:

  • A new constitution was being drawn up

  • The Kaiser had recently abdicated

  • Naval bases were under the control of councils of sailors

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Question 11 of 12

1

The outcome of the uprising showed that there was no widespread support for communism.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation

Question 12 of 12

1

A Freikorps soldier named Otto Runge was sentenced in May to two years in jail for killing Luxemburg. He was afterwards awarded compensation by the Nazis.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation