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History of Modern Russia Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements best characterizes the outcome of the Russian Civil War?

Question 2 2. Which Russian premier attempted to reinvigorate the Soviet economy and government through increased openness in the 1980s?

Question 3 3. Why was Tsar Nicholas II forced to abdicate the throne?

Question 4 4. What most directly lead to the collapse of the Soviet Union?

Question 5 5. Why did Catherine the Great's legal reform fail?

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Question 6 6. How did Peter the Great centralize power and strengthen his own position?

Question 7 7. Which of the following was a feature of the de-Stalinization effort undertaken by the Communist Party after Stalin's death?

Question 8 8. Why is the Potsdam conference linked to the start of the Cold War?

Question 9 9. Which of the following directly stemmed from the Cold War?

Question 10 10. When did the Soviet Union officially dissolve?

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Question 11 11. In which country was the implementation of NSC-68 tested?

Question 12 12. The Cold War was a period of tension between the United States and Soviet Union. Which of the following did this period encompass?

Question 13 13. Who was the leader of the Bolsheviks?

Question 14 14. In which revolution was Russia's leftist provisional government overthrown and a permanent communist government established in its place?

Question 15 15. How did Peter the Great's attempt to Europeanize Russia have a negative impact the Russian people?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following was NOT an economic plan for defeating the Soviet Union?

Question 17 17. Rulers who centralize power in themselves while also embracing the ideals of an eighteenth-century intellectual movement are called _____.

Question 18 18. Why did Peter the Great wage a 21-year war with Sweden?

Question 19 19. Following the Revolution of 1905, Tsar Nicholas II agreed to allow a legislative assembly called _____.

Question 20 20. Which treaty formally ended Russian participation in World War I?

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Question 21 21. How was the 'Bloody Sunday' of 1905 relevant?

Question 22 22. Under Stalin's rule the U.S.S.R. _____.

Question 23 23. Which of the following Soviet policies allowed more freedom of the press?

Question 24 24. Why was the National Security Act of 1947 primarily created?

Question 25 25. What was the purpose for the introduction of perestroika by Soviet leader Gorbachev?

History of Modern Russia Chapter Exam Instructions

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