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History of the USSR Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The American program to help war-torn Europe recover was called:

Question 2 2. Stalin's nonaggression pact with a country allowed him to invade several eastern European countries the Russian Empire had lost after WWI? Name the country.

Question 3 3. When did Khrushchev join the Bolshevik Party?

Question 4 4. Khrushchev was removed from power in _______.

Question 5 5. How did the Soviet Union respond to Czechoslovakian attempts at reform in 1968?

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Question 6 6. Which one of the following best describes glasnost in relation to the Soviet Union?

Question 7 7. How did Perestroika reform the election system?

Question 8 8. Who coined the term 'Brezhnev Doctrine?'

Question 9 9. What impact did Gorbachev's resignation as Soviet president have?

Question 10 10. Which of the following countries was NOT annexed or invaded by the Soviet Union in the 1930s and 1940s?

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Question 11 11. When did the Soviet Union officially dissolve?

Question 12 12. Why was Estonia's demand for independence from the Soviet Union in 1987 significant?

Question 13 13. How did Soviet influence over Eastern Europe change in the 1980s?

Question 14 14. Which Soviet ruler dissolved the Soviet Union in 1991?

Question 15 15. Why was the Warsaw Pact created?

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Question 16 16. Which two formerly communist states peacefully separated from one another in 1992?

Question 17 17. Which of the following Soviet policies allowed more freedom of the press?

Question 18 18. Who did Stalin succeed as leader of the Soviet Union and the Communist Party?

Question 19 19. Which of the following in NOT true of a planned economy?

Question 20 20. Why was there so much economic turmoil in Eastern Europe following the collapse of the Soviet Union?

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Question 21 21. What was the Brezhnev Doctrine specifically designed to address?

Question 22 22. Which organization offered an alternative to Marshall Plan, and was intended to foster economic cooperation among the Eastern Bloc states?

Question 23 23. Mikhail Gorbachev introduced elements of free market economics in his restructuring program called:

Question 24 24. Khrushchev's reforms came to be known as _________.

Question 25 25. How did 'Glasnost' and 'Perestroika' impact the dissolution of the Soviet Union?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following helped the Soviet recovery following World War II?

Question 27 27. In which state did Lech Walesa's Solidarity movement first won the right to free elections in 1989?

Question 28 28. Khrushchev nearly caused World War III when he sent nuclear-capable missiles to what ally?

Question 29 29. The decision to allow the Soviet Union to dominate Eastern Europe was made at the _____ conference.

Question 30 30. The Brezhnev Doctrine was named for Leonid Brezhnev, a _____.

History of the USSR Chapter Exam Instructions

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