History 2A Edexcel Key Topic 1: The Collapse of the Tsarist regime 1917

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Question 1

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What problems did Russia have in 1917?
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  • Size
  • Rejection of religion
  • Communication: transport, language etc
  • Social Inequality
  • Civil War
  • Work

Question 2

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What groups opposed the Tsar?
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  • Constitutionalists
  • Revolutionaries
  • Monarchists

Question 3

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How did the First World War affect Russia?
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  • Increased its current problems and made it harder to increase industry and agriculture
  • Made Russia more popular with the allies and the Tsar increased in popularity

Question 4

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Why did the February Revolution break out?
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  • Colder winter
  • Bolsheviks turned the people against the Tsar
  • Increased food shortages
  • Strikes
  • Troops were ordered to fire against the demonstrators but instead joined them

Question 5

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The duma formed the first provisional government
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  • True
  • False

Question 6

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What did the people want from the Provisional Government?
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  • Take them out of the war
  • Conscript more workers and peasants to join the army
  • Improve conditions for workers
  • Solve the problems of shortages of food and fuel
  • Be more effective
  • Redistribute property
  • Have open debates

Question 7

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The Provisional Government saw itself as temporary and wanted all issues to wait for the new Constituent Assembly
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  • True
  • False

Question 8

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The Provisional Government had lots of power
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  • True
  • False

Question 9

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What did the Provisional Government do about WW1?
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  • Take the army out of the War and leave the allies to fend for themselves
  • Send more troops in
  • Nothing

Question 10

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Why did the support for the Bolsheviks grow?
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  • There were no other groups
  • They wanted to take Russia out of the War and no other groups did
  • They were supporters of radical change
  • Lenin's March Thesis
  • Lenin's April Thesis
  • Trotsky's inspiring speeches
  • Lenin's inspiring speeches
  • Their magazine
  • Their newspapers

Question 11

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The July Days were a success
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 12

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Kerensky became more popular because of the Kornilov revolt
Answer
  • True
  • False