Nikita Khrushchev: Life, Achievements & Policies - Quiz & Worksheet


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When did Khrushchev join the Bolshevik Party?

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1. Why were Khrushchev's policies referred to as the Khrushchev Thaw?

2. What prompted a secret coup attempt against Khrushchev?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See if you can answer questions about Khrushchev's reforms, where he was posted at the beginning of his political career and his membership in the Bolshevik Party, among other topics. All of the quiz questions feature a multiple-choice list of potential answers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out how much you know about the following:

  • Khrushchev's early administrative postings
  • Reforms enacted by Khrushchev
  • Khrushchev's removal from power
  • When he joined the Bolshevik Party
  • Which ally he provided with nuclear-capable missiles

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the life and politics of Nikita Khrushchev
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Bolshevik Party
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the name given to Khrushchev's reforms

Additional Learning

Continue studying this famous Russian leader via the accompanying lesson titled Nikita Khrushchev: Life, Achievements & Politics. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the key events in the early life of Nikita Khrushchev
  • Understand how he nearly caused World War III
  • Know why Khrushchev was removed from power