Russia: The nature of Stalin's dictatorship

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

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Question 1

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How many Politburo members were there in 1924 when Lenin died?
Answer
  • 2
  • 7
  • 16
  • 8

Question 2

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Where did Lenin tell his wife to read out his 'Political Testament'?
Answer
  • Congress of Soviets
  • Tauride Palace
  • At his Funeral
  • In the White House

Question 3

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What did Stalin believe in?
Answer
  • Socialism in One Country
  • World Revolution

Question 4

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Did Lenin have the same ideology as Stalin or Trotsky?
Answer
  • Stalin
  • Trotsky

Question 5

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What was Stalins's job?
Answer
  • Commissar for War
  • Window Cleaner
  • General Secretary of the Communist Party
  • None of those c:

Question 6

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What did his job mean that he could do?
Answer
  • Clean windows
  • Give people jobs in the party and gov.
  • Control an army
  • None of the above

Question 7

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Who did Stalin ally with to begin with?
Answer
  • Tomsky and Kamenev
  • Kamenev and Rykov
  • Zinoviev and Rykov
  • Tomsky and Rykov
  • Kamenev and Zinoviev

Question 8

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Who did Trotsky ally with at the beginning?
Answer
  • Rykov and Bukharin
  • Zinoviev and Kamenev
  • Rykov and Kamenev
  • Bukharin and Zinoviev
  • Kamenev and Bukharin
  • Zinoviev and Rykov

Question 9

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Where was Trotsky exiled/expelled from in 1929?
Answer
  • The Communist Party
  • The Politburo
  • The Soviet Union
  • Kazakhstan

Question 10

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How did Stalin make Trotsky lose support mainly ?
Answer
  • 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

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What did the OGPU deal with?
Answer
  • Normal Police work
  • Political Crimes
  • International Affairs

Question 12

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Did Stalin purge the secret police?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 13

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What were the years between 1936 and 1938 known as?
Answer
  • Red Terror
  • Stalin's Days of Terror
  • Great Terror
  • No idea... I'm going to fail :c

Question 14

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Who was murdered which set the show trials off?
Answer
  • Kirov
  • Stalin
  • Bukharin
  • Tomsky

Question 15

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Who had better beliefs when it came to education?
Answer
  • The Bolsheviks
  • Stalin

Question 16

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Was there a cult of Lenin?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 17

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Was there a cult of Stalin?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 18

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The 1936 Constitution was said to be 'the most democratic system in the world'
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 19

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Was the 1936 Constitution an illusion of power to the people?
Answer
  • Yes
  • No
  • Maybe

Question 20

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Stalin wanted to create a low culture that everyone could understand
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 21

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The official culture he created was known as democratic realism.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 22

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Stalin liked a guy called Eisenstein.
Answer
  • True
  • False
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