Russia: The nature of Stalin's dictatorship

Question 1 of 22

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How many Politburo members were there in 1924 when Lenin died?

Select one of the following:

  • 2

  • 7

  • 16

  • 8

Question 2 of 22

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Where did Lenin tell his wife to read out his 'Political Testament'?

Select one of the following:

  • Congress of Soviets

  • Tauride Palace

  • At his Funeral

  • In the White House

Question 3 of 22

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What did Stalin believe in?

Select one of the following:

  • Socialism in One Country

  • World Revolution

Question 4 of 22

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Did Lenin have the same ideology as Stalin or Trotsky?

Select one of the following:

  • Stalin

  • Trotsky

Question 5 of 22

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What was Stalins's job?

Select one of the following:

  • Commissar for War

  • Window Cleaner

  • General Secretary of the Communist Party

  • None of those c:

Question 6 of 22

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What did his job mean that he could do?

Select one of the following:

  • Clean windows

  • Give people jobs in the party and gov.

  • Control an army

  • None of the above

Question 7 of 22

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Who did Stalin ally with to begin with?

Select one of the following:

  • Tomsky and Kamenev

  • Kamenev and Rykov

  • Zinoviev and Rykov

  • Tomsky and Rykov

  • Kamenev and Zinoviev

Question 8 of 22

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Who did Trotsky ally with at the beginning?

Select one of the following:

  • Rykov and Bukharin

  • Zinoviev and Kamenev

  • Rykov and Kamenev

  • Bukharin and Zinoviev

  • Kamenev and Bukharin

  • Zinoviev and Rykov

Question 9 of 22

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Where was Trotsky exiled/expelled from in 1929?

Select one of the following:

  • The Communist Party

  • The Politburo

  • The Soviet Union

  • Kazakhstan

Question 10 of 22

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How did Stalin make Trotsky lose support mainly ?

Select one of the following:

  • He spread rumours using his own supporters (stalin's supporters)

  • He tortured people who supported Trotsky

  • He created stories about scandalous things that Trotsky did *wink wink*

Question 11 of 22

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What did the OGPU deal with?

Select one of the following:

  • Normal Police work

  • Political Crimes

  • International Affairs

Question 12 of 22

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Did Stalin purge the secret police?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 13 of 22

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What were the years between 1936 and 1938 known as?

Select one of the following:

  • Red Terror

  • Stalin's Days of Terror

  • Great Terror

  • No idea... I'm going to fail :c

Question 14 of 22

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Who was murdered which set the show trials off?

Select one of the following:

  • Kirov

  • Stalin

  • Bukharin

  • Tomsky

Question 15 of 22

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Who had better beliefs when it came to education?

Select one of the following:

  • The Bolsheviks

  • Stalin

Question 16 of 22

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Was there a cult of Lenin?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 17 of 22

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Was there a cult of Stalin?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 18 of 22

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The 1936 Constitution was said to be 'the most democratic system in the world'

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 19 of 22

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Was the 1936 Constitution an illusion of power to the people?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Yes

  • No

  • Maybe

Question 20 of 22

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Stalin wanted to create a low culture that everyone could understand

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 21 of 22

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The official culture he created was known as democratic realism.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 22 of 22

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Stalin liked a guy called Eisenstein.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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Russia: The nature of Stalin's dictatorship

Shannon R
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This is for Section 3 of Russia for GCSE Edexcel, for 2013 and later.

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