How many Five Year Plans were there?
What was the name of the state planning agency that drew up the plans?
State Planning Agency
What did the first two plans concentrate on improving?
Which coal miner set an example to the entire country?
Production of coal rose
from 3 to 15 million tonnes
from 2 to 29 million tonnes
from 36 to 130 million tonnes
Production of oil rose
Production of iron rose...
Which of the following was NOT achieved by the Five Year Plans?
The Dneiper Dam
The Trans-Siberian Railway
The Belomor Canal
What was Magnitogorsk?
A huge electricity works
A huge car factory
A huge steelworks
What was Trotsky's fate in 1929?
He was imprisoned
He was exiled
He was executed
Collectivisation was driven by Stalin's desire to destroy whom?
His political enemies
What was the approximate number of deaths resulting from collectivisation and the 1932-3 famine?
7, 000. 000
What was the Russian term for a collective farm?
Which of the following happened when Stalin tried to enforce collectivisation?
The peasants burned their crops and killed their animals
There was a famine
Who were the kulaks?
A farmer rich enough to own a barn.
A peasant who could afford to hire others.
Any peasant who opposed Stalin's policy of collectivisation.