Authoritarian States: Stalin of the Soviet Union
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    A system of government that exerts complete control over its citizens; individuals have no rights and all opposition to the government is suppressed.

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    Monarchy

    Totalitarianism

    Democracy

    Communism

  • Question 2
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    Q.

    Totalitarian countries are characterized by __________________.

    answer choices

    free and open discussions of ideas

    a multiparty system with several candidates for each office

    government control of newspapers, radio and television

    government protection of people’s civil liberties

  • Question 3
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    Q. What does "Stalin" mean in Russian?
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    Man of Ice
    Man of Steel
    Man of Fire
    Man of Plastic
  • Question 4
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    Q.

    Stalin was manipulative. He pretended to be close to Lenin to show everyone he was a good leader so everyone would like him.

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    True

    False

  • Question 5
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    Q. What was the name of the work camps in Siberia where Stalin would send "enemies of the state"?
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    Gulags
    Concentration Camps
    Internment Camps
    Veritags
  • Question 6
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    Q. The use of print or images to convey a particular message, idea, or value.
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    Propaganda
    Censorship
    Gulag
    Duma
  • Question 7
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    Q.

    What is the definition of Police Terror and Fear?

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    When Dictators kills anyone who opposes them or tries to challenge their authority.

    When people are afraid of the police and they cannot act out against their government.

    Dictators create a police force that helps them maintain power.

    All of the above

  • Question 8
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    Q.

    How did Stalin stay in power in the Soviet Union?

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    He used public speaking to win over the people of the Soviet Union.

    Stalin executed political opponents.

    Stalin maintained power through free elections.

    He inherited leadership of the country through his family.

  • Question 9
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    Q. What was the name of the ethnic group that Stalin accused of sabotage and tried to eliminate?
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    The Kulaks
    The Turks
    The Dutch
    The Magyars
  • Question 10
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    Q.

    In what year did Stalin die?

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    1923

    1933

    1943

    1953

  • Question 11
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    Starting in 1932, which area saw a horrendous famine that may have killed as many as 7 million people?

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    Ukraine

    Mongolia

    Estonia

    Latvia

  • Question 12
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    Q. What is Collectivisation?
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    Stalin’s measure of allowing peasants to own their own farms
    Stalin’s measure of merging small individual farms into larger collective farms (kolkhoz)
    Stalin’s measure of focusing on building heavy industries
    Stalin’s measure of allowing Kulaks to take over the farms of poorer peasants
  • Question 13
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    Q. What is one positive social impact of Stalin’s rule on the Soviet Union?
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    Equal rights to women
    State control of society
    Increase in consumer goods
    Decreased literacy rates
  • Question 14
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    Q. Which year did Lenin die?
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    1922
    1923
    1924
    1925
  • Question 15
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    Q. What idea did Stalin believe in that the other communist party members supported also?
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    Stalin believed in organising Lenin's funeral
    Stalin believed in equal voting rights for male and female
    Stalin belived in investing more money in agriculture than technology
    Stalin believed in strengthening USSR first before spreading revolution to the other countries
  • Question 16
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    What was the name of Stalin's secret police?

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    Cheka- NKVD

    Cheka- NPCC

    Chevka-NTSS

    Chevka-NTRC

  • Question 17
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    The famine in Ukraine during the 1930s resulted from the Soviet government’s attempt to _______________________.

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    End a civil war

    implement free-market practices

    collectivize agriculture

    introduce crop rotation

  • Question 18
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    Q. What is the proletariat?
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    the upper class of society
    the middle class of society
    the workers
    the professional class of workers
  • Question 19
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    How will you describe the idea of Revolution supported by Stalin?

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    Socialism in one country

    International socialism

    Revolution in Europe

    Exportation of Revolution

  • Question 20
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    A major goal of Joseph Stalin’s five-year plans was to _______________________.

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    encourage communist revolutions in the colonies of the European powers

    transform the Soviet Union into an industrial power

    expand the Soviet Union’s borders to include warm-water ports

    reduce the amount of foreign aid coming from the Western Hemisphere

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